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Archive: December, 2007

Drumming with the cast of "Stomp"

Thursday, December 13, 2007, 2:15 PM
Here's a clip of Your Humble Narrator banging on glass vases and a coffee pot with the cast of "Stomp." The show plays Dec. 26 to Jan. 2 at the Merriam Theatre (250 S. Broad). Tickets are available here. Don't worry I'm not playing at the show, only in the newsroom. Read more

Betcha By Golly Wow: Gamble & Huff to be inducted the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Thursday, December 13, 2007, 12:33 PM
Congrats to Sound of Philadelphia hitmakers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10 in New York along with Madonna, John Mellencamp, the Ventures, Leonard Cohen and the Dave Clark Five. The Hall of Fame announced its nominees this morning and... Read more

Power 99 DJ touring with Lil' Mama/Chris Brown

Thursday, December 13, 2007, 9:24 AM
Power 99 DJ Diamond Kuts had to prerecord her mixes being played on the "bangin' hip-hop and R&B" station while she's touring with Lil' Mama and Philly R&B sensation Chris Brown. They play the Wachovia Center on Dec. 20. Diamond, 24, grew up as Tina Dunham, in West Oak Lane and in... Read more

O'Reilly Disses the Daily News

Thursday, December 13, 2007, 1:08 AM
Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly went into a tear against former People Paper editorial board member Carol Towarnicky on his show Tuesday night over this column in Tuesday's Daily News, a tongue-in-cheek attack on his battle against the politically correct movement that’s taken... Read more

Diesel store burglarized twice in three days

Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 12:50 PM
Brazen thieves decided to do their holiday shopping for free, breaking storefront windows of Diesel (1507 Walnut) around 6 a.m. Monday and again this morning, crawling in and making off with over $30,000 worth of jeans and other merchandise, sources say. Each time bricks were used to break the windows... Read more

Daniel doesn't want to be a pretty Disney face any more

Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 8:50 AM
Actor/musician Daniel Patrick Ellis has moved to Center City to be closer to his mother, who is recovering from a stroke at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The 19-year-old grew up in Florida, but his folks were both locally raised. The former child model started acting at age 10 and... Read more

Too Tuff ready to get back in the rap game

Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 8:40 AM
DJ Too Tuff is wasting no time making things happen since his release last week from jail. The Tuff Crew member had been locked up on a weed-possession charge that was later dismissed. The DJ's got a new outlook on life and spent some time at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility working out and... Read more

Who could it be now?

Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 3:22 PM
One local entertainer should win an Academy Award for pretending as though he's not totally getting off on some recent press about his new relationship. The same fella used to put his last girlfriend and some of his friends up to trying to get him coverage, all the while pretending he's too cool... Read more

Has Scott Storch burned through his $$$?

Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 9:21 AM
According to Page Six, former Philly boy turned hip hop mega producer Scott Storch is going broke. Storch, who formerly played keyboards for the Roots and worked at Sigma Sound Studios, went on to produce hits for Fat Joe, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and many more. Storch, who lives in a palatial mansion... Read more

Rowand selling home, preparing to leave town

Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 8:49 AM
Free agent Aaron Rowand's pretty serious about leaving town. The Phillies slugger and wife Marianne listed their six-bedroom colonial in Garnet Valley, Delaware County, for $985,000 12 days ago. As we reported in today's column, the couple bought the 6,750-square-foot house in February 2006 for $799... Read more
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