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Archive: April, 2008, Kowalczyk sing for Obama, Rob Reiner here for Hillary

Saturday, April 19, 2008, 10:12 AM
Below are shots of Black Eyed Peas leader performing with Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk at Friday night's Barack Obama rally outside the Independence Visitor Center and because it's cute, Congressman Chaka Fattah dancing with his daughter Chandler during the rally. Both pictures are courtesy of... Read more

"Real World" Brianna's got a nice set of pipes

Friday, April 18, 2008, 1:14 PM
Brianna Taylor, the 20-year-old Warminster singer and former stripper now seen on MTV's "The Real World: Hollywood," has just posted two songs on her brand-new MySpace page. Taylor, who made it to the top 40 on American Idol in 2005 has a pretty good voice as far as we're concerned. And with being... Read more

Famous faces pepper crowd at Obama/Clinton debate

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, 11:25 PM
Actors Ted Danson (a big Hillary Clinton supporter) Richard Dreyfuss, and homeboy David Morse were among the crowd at tonight's Barack Obama/Hillary Clinton debate at the National Constitution Center. Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan and wife Bhavna were also there and briefly strolled through the media... Read more

Philly-born blues guitarist found dead in Atlanta

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, 6:22 PM
Philadelphia-born blues guitarist Sean Costello was found dead in an Atlanta motel room Tuesday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported. The singer/guitarist, who would have turned 29 today, and family moved to Atlanta when he was nine, according to Costello bio on his official MySpace page... Read more

Jennifer Weiner signs seven-figure TV deal with ABC

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, 12:27 PM
“People who like things I deal with in my books,” will probably be into the television productions Jennifer Weiner is now signed to create and produce for ABC, the Queen Village author told us this morning. Weiner says she has ideas dealing with “Families, relationships, body-image... Read more

Local father/daughter dancing in Lifetime show finale

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, 8:43 AM
Good luck to Gilbertsville's Noelle Croner and father Doug Croner, who are one of the final three pairs still in competition on Friday-night's finale of Lifetime's "Your Mama Don't Dance." The show, hosted by "90210" and "Dancing with the Stars" alum Ian Ziering, pairs... Read more

Colbert feels the LOVE from GPTMC

Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 2:56 PM
Here's Stephen Colbert showing off his LOVE statue, slightly smaller than the one at 15th & JFK, from the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation at a Monday night reception. The comedian is taping Comedy Central's "Colbert Report" all week from Penn's Annenberg Center. The... Read more

Bill Cosby to release hip-hop CD, but won't rap himself

Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 10:58 AM
North Philly native Bill Cosby will release a hip-hop CD "Cosby Narratives Vol.1: State of Emergency," next month, which blends Cosby's comedy with a hip-hop and jazz soundtrack, the Associated Press reports. Cosby however won't be rapping himself on the CD. That's a shame. "Dad is Great... Read more

Obama skips over cheesesteak

Tuesday, April 15, 2008, 9:32 AM
Sen. Barack Obama recently promised to have a cheesesteak while in the Philadelphia area, and John Serock of Serock Catering tried to help him out by offering cheesesteaks to the senator and the traveling press at an Obama event last Wednesday at Great Valley High in Malvern. Obama instead opted... Read more

"Happy Tears" sets up shop in Philly, stars arrive later this month

Monday, April 14, 2008, 8:35 AM
"Happy Tears," co-starring Demi Moore, Parker Posey and Rip Torn, has set up a local production office and starts shooting toward the end of the month. Since Thursday, neither producers nor the Greater Philadelphia Film Office has returned requests for comment on the Mitchell Lichtenstein... Read more
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