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Archive: February, 2013

Amber Rose finally gives birth

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 5:51 PM
Congratulations to South Philly girl Amber Rose and fiance Wiz Khalifa! Rose gave birth to a son today, while proud dad Wiz tweeted out the announcement, revealing the babe's name as Sebastian "The Bash" Taylor Thomaz (although I figure the 'Bash' and Thomaz are not birth certificate accurate). Rose... Read more

Is the rogue Twitter hacker from Philly?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 2:11 PM
First it was Burger King, now Jeep. Whoever is hacking corporate Twitter accounts and posting all levels of craziness on them really enjoys Philadelphia's hip-hop scene, sending shout-outs to Meek Mill and Jhalil Beats for the second time in as many days (the other guys are part of Mill's crew).... Read more

Fluid Nightclub to close

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 10:11 AM
South Street’s Fluid Nightclub is closing. The Roots’ Questlove tweeted his displeasure at the nightclub’s closing earlier today. Fluid has been around for 16 years, a millenia nightclub years. “Part of the bigger dynamic is how drastic South Street has changed,” said... Read more

Hacked Burger King Twitter account shouts out Philly rappers

Monday, February 18, 2013, 4:11 PM
The Burger King Twitter account was hacked for about an hour; it's profile picture was changed to McDonald's insignia, followed by tweets about BK employees using heroin and various other shenanignans. The account was just suspended by the good folks at Twitter. But before it was taken down, Twitter... Read more

Former Philadelphian is the voice behind the "Harlem Shake"

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 5:19 PM
Call it the intonation that set off a million memes. Artist Jayson Musson, a UArts and Penn grad who spent a large chunk of his career in Philly before recently moving to Brooklyn, is sampled prominently in viral hit "Harlem Shake." How prominently? He's the guy who actually says Harlem Shake. "Harlem... Read more

Kevin Hart wins second MVP in NBA All-star celebrity game

Sunday, February 17, 2013, 1:06 PM
Philly's own diminutive comedy superstar Kevin Hart won his second consecutive MVP in the NBA All-Star Celebrity game this weekend. Hart, who is about 5'2" by most accounts, took home the title despite scoring only five points. (Hart also won MVP last year, putting eight points on the board.) But... Read more

Philly ladies kicked off 'American Idol'

Thursday, February 14, 2013, 11:09 AM
Last night’s episode of “American Idol” saw our two Philly gals, Chickies & Pete hostess/Lawncrest resident Taylor Rand and Council Rock North junior Courtney Calle, sent home after the group rounds. Rand, who sang Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl” with her group... Read more

WATCH: Captain Janks pranks live news coverage of rogue cop shootout

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 5:34 PM
North Wales' own Tom Cipriano, better known as Howard Stern's prank phone call obsessed buddy Captain Janks, just broke into live coverage by LA affiliate KCBS of the police shootout of rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner. Janks pretends to be an employee of the U.S. Fish and Game Department, speaking... Read more

Lenny Dysktra is going to be a grandpa: Cutter and Jamie-Lynn Sigler expecting

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 2:11 PM
Mazel tov to embattled former Phillie Lenny Dykstra who is going to be a grandfather. Dykstra's son, Cutter and new fiancee, "Sopranos" star Jamie-Lynn Sigler, are expecting their first child together, Sigler's rep confirmed. “She couldn’t be more excited!” a source told People... Read more

Just announced: 'Twilight' author comes to Philly

Monday, February 11, 2013, 11:59 AM
Stephenie Meyer, author of the mega-crazy best-selling Twilight series, will participate in a free book signing in Philly on February 22 at the Free Library's Central Branch. Each attendee can get only two books signed (so choose your favorites, teen girls and vamp-obsessed housewives). Meyer's appearance... Read more
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