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Archive: February, 2009

"Slumdog" actor Dev Patel arrives to shoot Shyamalan pic

Saturday, February 28, 2009, 10:43 AM
"Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel has arrived. The actor, who will soon be filming "The Last Airbender," for M. Night Shyamalan arrived last night and checked into one of the city's nicest hotels, where he'll bunk for a while. Read more

Philadelphia Weekly lets its funniest writer go

Friday, February 27, 2009, 6:14 PM
Dan McQuade, who wrote arguably the city's funniest blog Philadelphia Will Do, worked his last day at the Philadelphia Weekly today. McQuade, who was recruited by the alternative weekly because of the blog three years ago, also wrote a television column and general assignment stories for the paper... Read more

NFL owners Jones, Kraft meet with Comcast

Thursday, February 26, 2009, 7:59 AM
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Patriots owner Robert Kraft were at the Comcast Center yesterday for a meeting. Was their presence related to the dispute between the NFL Network and Comcast over Comcast charging cable customers a premium for the channel? Probably, because Kraft chairs the NFL Broadcasting... Read more

Jamie Foxx injures leg playing basketball at Sporting Club

Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 4:59 PM
Jamie Foxx injured his leg playing basketball at the Sporting Club at the Bellevue Tuesday night. Foxx was playing ball with a group of guys when he got hurt and limped off the court. Eyewitnesses say Foxx, in town shooting “Law Abiding Citizen,” was good natured about it and didn’t... Read more

Oops. Councilwoman strikes Council staffer with city car

Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 8:48 AM
Accidents happen, as Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez and an aide to Councilman Bill Greenlee can attest. Two Fridays ago, the councilwoman was backing into her assigned parking space outside City Hall when she struck Julie O'Connell, who handles constituent services for Greenlee, knocking O'Connell... Read more

Charles Barkley is heading to the slammer

Monday, February 23, 2009, 7:53 PM
Charles Barkley is going to jail. The Sixers legend pleaded guilty yesterday in an Arizona court to two counts of driving under the influence over a Dec. 31 incident, TMZ has reported. Barkley was sentenced to 10 days in jail, but will only serve five if he completes an alcohol-education program... Read more

Black Widow to tackle crawfish on Mardi Gras.

Monday, February 23, 2009, 7:31 AM
Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas, the only woman to win a Wing Bowl, battles tomorrow, on Fat Tuesday, in the Showboat Mudbug Eating Championship, a crawfish competition, at the House of Blues at the Showboat, in Atlantic City. Thomas will face off with local pros Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston... Read more

Lil' Kim to soon rep the FDC on ABC.

Friday, February 20, 2009, 8:42 AM
Here's the first picture of former Center City resident Lil' Kim with Derek Hough, with whom she'll soon be paired on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars." You'll recall the pint-size hip-hop diva was incarcerated at the Federal Detention Center (7th & Arch) from Sept. 2005 to July 2006 on... Read more

MTV's Brianna toying around in XXX clip

Thursday, February 19, 2009, 11:23 AM
The links keep coming. After we reported that Brianna Frost can be seen "in a lascivious webcam video" (aka spitting on her boobs and briefly masturbating) to Rihanna's "Disturbia" in a webcam video posted on, another reader sent in a far more graphic link on MuchoSucko... Read more

"The Real World" holding Philly casting Feb. 28

Tuesday, February 17, 2009, 2:57 PM
MTV’s “The Real World” is holding a local casting from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Raven Lounge (1718 Sansom) seeking to cast its 23rd season which will shoot in an as yet undisclosed city. Casting Directors from Bunim/Murray Productions are seeking men and women aged 18-24 who... Read more
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