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Archive: May, 2011

Slack's Hoagie Shack owner angry ABC's "Cougar Town" stole his logo

Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 8:54 AM
Dennis Slack was shocked to see his Slack's Hoagie Shack logo used on ABC's "Cougar Town" April 27, with the name changed to Mel's Hoagie Hut. Slack tells us he hopes to avoid a lawsuit but has been talking with ABC's legal department about reparations. He would like the show to continue to use... Read more

Sad Philly punk news: Mikey Wild is in hospice

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 7:50 AM
Mikey Wild, the old-school Philly punk-musician-turned marker artist, is in hospice care at Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse, says his brother Ben DeLuca. Wild, born Michael DeLuca, has had lung cancer for nearly three years. He recently completed a short film with producer/director Issac Williams... Read more

Tigre Hill to shoot mob doc

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 7:21 AM
Yesterday's bust of reputed mob boss Joe Ligambi and 12 associates may provide fodder for Tigre Hill's next film. The "Barrel of a Gun" and "Shame of a City" director confirmed yesterday that he will soon start production on a mob documentary, tentatively titled "Fall of the Families," that focuses... Read more

6ABC anchor Sarah Bloomquist expecting a baby

Monday, May 23, 2011, 5:18 PM
And the big story on Action News is that anchor/reporter Sarah Bloomquist is expecting a baby this fall. It’s the first child for Bloomquist, who joined 6ABC in 2002, and her significant other Justin Shaginaw, a physical thearapist. Read more

"Bachelorette" Ashley Hebert didn't graduate from Penn Dental School

Monday, May 23, 2011, 3:49 PM
Ashley Hebert, who debuts on ABC at 9 tonight as its new "Bachelorette," did not graduate Penn Dental School May 16 as had been expected. Hebert was listed in the program but did not attend the ceremony, nor has she actually completed her studies, sources tell us. A Penn spokeswoman said the university... Read more

Dr. Ruth earns lifetime achievement award from Mazzoni Center

Monday, May 23, 2011, 8:22 AM
"Those of you who pay attention tonight will have better sex for the rest of your lives," proclaimed Dr. Ruth Westheimer on Friday evening, taking the microphone to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mazzoni Center. The organization, which helps LGBT youth, honored the famed sex therapist... Read more

Onetime Philly model Brittani Kline wins "America's Next Top Model"

Thursday, May 19, 2011, 9:18 AM
Congratulations to former Wilhelmina Philadelphia and Reinhard model Brittani Kline who won Tyra Banks' "America's Next Top Model" Wednesday night. Kline, 19, was raised in Beech Creek, PA and began modeling at age 7, working for Kelli Walters, who signed her again in 2009 when Walters opened Wilhelmina... Read more

Mary Carey says Schwarzenegger scandal proves she should have been governor.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 6:33 PM
Adult film sensation Mary Carey believes Monday’s revelation that Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child out of wedlock proves that California voters should have picked her in 2003. “I think it proves that I would have been a more honest governor than he was. I have no love children and... Read more

New date set for Feldman vs. Canseco legal bout

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 6:07 PM
Jose Canseco is a hard man to find. At least according to the Broomall court system which yesterday issued a continuance to July 15 in Celebrity Boxing Promoter Damon Feldman’s small claims court suit against the former bad boy of baseball as Canseco had not yet been served. Feldman seeks... Read more

Kat Dennings talks bowling, fame, at Philadelphia Style party

Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 7:57 AM
Actress Kat Dennings seems far more comfortable on a movie screen in front of millions than at a party with a few hundred people. And although a lot of stars pretend they don't like a fuss being made about them, the Bryn Mawr native seemed sincerely uncomfortable as the guest of honor Monday at... Read more
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