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Archive: March, 2009

Chaka Fattah is Stephen Colbert's hero

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 8:00 PM
"A hero has stepped forward to demand that justice be done," Stephen Colbert said of Congressman Chaka Fattah on last night's "Colbert Report," on Comedy Central. "The people have spoken and Stephen Colbert won it fair and square. We insist on democracy in orbit," Fattah... Read more

Inmate returns shout out from Lil' Kim

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 8:34 AM
"She's such a sweetheart and that is one of her best qualities," writes Sydia Bagley, of former Center City resident Lil' Kim. Bagley was incarcerated with the pint-size hip-hop princess at the Federal Detention Center (7th & Arch), where Kim spent 10 months on a perjury rap. We reported... Read more

76ers' Iguodala tapes bit for tonight's Jimmy Fallon show

Monday, March 30, 2009, 3:53 PM
Sixers star Andre Iguodala is at NBC studios in New York right now taping a bit for tonight's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." We're told the show called to secure Iguodala just this morning and that the segment involves an explanation of what "rejection" means, in basketball terms... Read more

Jamie Foxx performs with Common at The Deck

Monday, March 30, 2009, 7:32 AM
Jamie Foxx joined his boy Common on stage Friday at the Deck Nightclub (101 Taylor) in Essington where Foxx performed his single "Blame It (On the Alcohol)" for the crowd. Foxx hopped up from his seat in the VIP area where he caught much of the set from Common at the event by Wired 96.5 and... Read more

Carnie Wilson hosts "Newlywed Game"

Monday, March 30, 2009, 7:09 AM
"We're so conservative," says Carnie Wilson before answering our question on the strangest place she and husband Rob Bonfiglio have ever made whoopee. "The bathroom, or the shower, or the closet," Wilson confessed. Why would we ask such a thing? Because she's hosting the Game... Read more

Jamie Kennedy exposes himself

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 8:55 AM
Upper Darby's Jamie Kennedy will show viewers what his new girlfriend, Jennifer Love Hewitt, has become familiar with when the comic actor bares all in his new film "Finding Bliss." The comedy, featuring Leelee Sobieski, Denise Richards and Kristen Johnson, premieres April 7 at the 14th... Read more

Kidd Chris to start online show in May

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 8:44 AM
Kidd Chris says he'll launch an Internet radio show at KiddShow.com at the end of May. Next week, the Web site relaunches with audio and links. Chris says the only way people will ever hear his show the way he wants them to is to run it online anyway. He was fired in May after a guest performed... Read more

Jill Scott shouts-out former Daily News reporter

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 8:39 AM
Soulful songbird Jill Scott gave a shout-out to her friend Mister Mann Frisby during an interview Tuesday on Steve Harvey's syndicated morning show, heard here on 105.3 (WDAS-FM). Scott and fiance Lil' John Roberts, her Philly-raised drummer, are about to have their first baby, and Harvey asked... Read more

Bonaduce buys Old City condo

Thursday, March 26, 2009, 8:02 AM
94 WYSP's Danny Bonaduce just closed on an Old City condo. We're told the loft-style-unit is close to 2,400 square feet and sold for $399,000. The apartment is a stone's throw from the station's studio. Bonaduce and girlfriend Amy Railsback have been living at the Benjamin Franklin House since November... Read more

Fired former flack sues Eagles

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 8:39 AM
Former Eagles spokeswoman Bonnie Grant filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday alleging the team discriminated against her because of her gender and health, and then fired her when she complained about the discrimination. Grant, a breast-cancer survivor, said in her complaint that the team also... Read more
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