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Archive: March, 2008

"Bonnie" still employed by Starbucks

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 9:19 AM
After reading Regina Medina's report in the People Paper yesterday that alleged identity thief Jocelyn Kirsch is working at the Silverado Plaza Starbucks in Napa, Calif., Metro, producer of 94 WYSP's Kidd Chris show, called the coffee shop, got Kirsch on the phone, and offered to pay $2,000 to the... Read more

AFTRA wants Alycia to get her job back

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 8:52 AM
The local chapter of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is trying to get Alycia Lane her CBS 3 anchoring job back. AFTRA filed a grievance over her January firing, charging that she had not been terminated properly by the station, says AFTRA counsel Jonathan Walters. The matter... Read more

Diane Sawyer tapes Camden hookers, says they're in Philly

Tuesday, March 25, 2008, 9:13 AM
We always get a bum rap. Diane Sawyer's two-hour special "Prostitution in America: Working Girls Speak"on ABC Friday covered Camden prostitutes and referred to the city simply as "outside Philadelphia." One reference in the piece said that the coverage was in Philadelphia. Sure... Read more

Former nudie actress stumped for Obama in Rittenhouse Square

Tuesday, March 25, 2008, 8:46 AM
One loyal reader thought his eyes were playing tricks on him Saturday night while watching NBC 10's 11 o'clock news. There was Dayle Haddon, former 1970s softcore-porn actress of "Spermula" and other films, being quoted as a volunteer for Barack Obama's campaign. Haddon has also modeled for Estee... Read more

Letterman gag: Bin Laden rooting for Villanova

Tuesday, March 25, 2008, 8:15 AM
In a gag audio recording on "The Late Show with David Letterman" Monday night, "Osama Bin Laden" professed his hatred for everyone's favorite lasagna-loving cartoon cat Garfield, and ended his message saying "Death to America. And go Villanova!" We're guessing there's... Read more

Trotter's Jersey block is "Steelers Country"

Monday, March 24, 2008, 4:12 PM
It could be coincidence, but it seems like a neighbor is trying to stick it to Jeremiah Trotter. This sign is posted across the street from the longtime Eagles linebacker's Hainesport, NJ mansion. Trotter's now with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Read more

Iverson welcomed back at Trump Taj Mahal

Monday, March 24, 2008, 8:41 AM
Jessica Griffin/Daily News ALLEN IVERSON seems to have missed the Trump Taj Mahal. And considering the major money he typically bet at his old haunt, the Atlantic City casino's bottom line probably missed him, too. The Nuggets guard and a crew hit the casino, where Iverson's game of choice is three-card... Read more

Guess our Obama story had legs after all

Friday, March 21, 2008, 2:06 PM
Yesterday we questioned Barack Obama's reference to his grandmother being a "typical white person," during an interview on 610 WIP, and doubted the story would have legs, but wondered "if Hillary Clinton referred to a 'typical black person, would we ever hear the end of it." Well... Read more

"Ugly Betty" star here Saturday stumping for Clinton

Friday, March 21, 2008, 9:49 AM
America Ferrera, who plays the title character on ABC's "Ugly Betty," (alongside U. Arts grad Ana Ortiz) will be in town tomorrow morning accompanied by New York Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez for a seminar called "Breaking Barriers: Women in Politics," at Bryn Mawr College at 11... Read more

Mike Missanelli returning to Philly radio, will host afternoons on 950 ESPN

Thursday, March 20, 2008, 1:48 PM
Mike Missanelli is coming back to Philly to take over the afternoon drive slot on 950 ESPN. The former 610 WIP sports talker starts April 1 hosting the 3 to 7 p.m. show which bumps Jody McDonald to 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and ESPN's Mike Tirico from 1 to 3 p.m. Harry Mayes and Dan Schwartzman will move to... Read more
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