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Archive: October, 2008

Honestly, who's gonna choose the debate over the Phils?

Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 9:22 AM
As a courtesy to you undecided voters out there, we reached out to the Barack Obama and John McCain campaigns yesterday to ask if the candidates had a soundbite for Philly voters. We warned the campaigns to expect that most local viewers would be watching the Phillies tonight as opposed to another boring... Read more

Sorry fellas, NBC10's Jade McCarthy is engaged

Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 5:28 PM
Congratulations to NBC 10 sports anchor Jade McCarthy who was just engaged to Gordon Stead, an associate at a local private equity firm. McCarthy, 28 and the Abington-raised Stead, 26, have been dating for about a year. He proposed Thursday night along Boathouse Row and the couple traveled to Boston... Read more

Philadelphia Style mag marks Columbus Day with layoffs

Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 9:01 AM
Columbus Day was no holiday for the staff of Philadelphia Style magazine. Niche Media, the New York-based company that bought the magazine in February from Dana Spain-Smith's DLG Media, sent human-resource staffers to the mag's South Philly offices yesterday to lay off much of its editorial and creative... Read more

LaBelle reunite Wednesday on WDAS

Monday, October 13, 2008, 3:00 PM
LaBelle will perform live Wednesday afternoon on 105.3 WDAS during Patty Jackson’s show. The R&B group who taught millions how to ask for sex in French in the 1970s with "Lady Marmalade," has just released “Back to Now,” its first record in 30 years which Patti LaBelle... Read more

Rob Guarino heads to Albuquerque

Friday, October 10, 2008, 12:56 PM
Former Fox 29 meteorologist Rob Guarino has landed a job at Albuquerque, New Mexico's ABC affiliate KOAT-7, where he'll be part of the station's morning news team, according to TVSpy. Fox 29 did not renew Guarino's contract last year to make room for John Bolaris to return to Philadelphia as its chief... Read more

Playmate dishes on cyber-sex with Eagle

Wednesday, October 8, 2008, 6:33 PM
Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson was on E!s "Chelsea Lately" show Tuesday night where she discussed her relationship with Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett. "So are you porking him," asked host Chelsea Handler. "Actually, uh, he lives across country so you know we Skype,"... Read more

West Philly firm represents thorn in Obama's side Bill Ayers

Wednesday, October 8, 2008, 8:31 AM
Evil Twin Booking, a West Philly-based talent agency, has been inundated with e-mails and phone calls related to its representation of former Weather Underground radical Bill Ayers. Gov. Sarah Palin has recently ramped up criticism of Sen. Barack Obama's ties to Ayers, who, along with his wife, Bernardine... Read more

Lori Delgado resigns from NBC 10 in midst of DeMentri drama

Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 2:44 PM
Lori Delgado resigned from NBC 10 as of yesterday, sources say. The news station is expected this afternoon to announce Delgado's departure. As we reported today, Delgado was just named, along with NBC 10 and its president Dennis Bianchi in a Common Pleas Court libel lawsuit by former anchor Vince... Read more

DeMentri sues NBC 10, Delgado, for libel and slander

Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 8:37 AM
Former anchor Vince DeMentri has filed suit against NBC, NBC 10, anchor Lori Delgado, GM Dennis Bianchi and a male security guard identified only as "Don," in Common Pleas Court. The filing was a "praecipe to issue writ of summons," one of two ways to initiate a lawsuit. Typically... Read more

"The Soloist" will be 2009 One Book, One Philadelphia pick

Friday, October 3, 2008, 4:48 PM
“The Soloist,” by former Inquirer columnist Steve Lopez will be the city’s next One Book, One Philadelphia selection, the Free Library is expected to announce Oct. 14. The book, about Lopez, now with the Los Angeles Times, striking up a friendship with a homeless and talented musician... Read more
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