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Archive: June, 2008

MacLachlan, Menounos, Fallon attend Water Club opening

Monday, June 30, 2008, 12:37 PM
Kyle MacLachlan's not nearly as creepy as many characters he's played. The "Desperate Housewives" actor sounded frightened by our description of the Mutter Museum (19 S. 22nd) Thursday night at a party for opening festivities of the Water Club, Atlantic City's luxury hotel by Borgata. MacLachlan... Read more

Anchor away: Mendte fired by CBS 3

Monday, June 23, 2008, 6:18 PM
CBS 3 anchor Larry Mendte has been released from his contract, the station announced on its 6 p.m. news moments ago. "Mendte is currently under investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and has not appeared on CBS 3 since May 29, 2008," the station announced. "The decision to... Read more

Don't cry, don't raise your eye. It's only a week's vacation

Thursday, June 19, 2008, 9:15 AM
We're gonna be off for a week and hopefully won't be posting, but you never know. We leave you with two celeb spottings that SteakWith and other commenters can mock. Have at it, fellas... Eddie Vedder sang a tune with R.E.M. last night at the Mann Center while his Pearl Jam bandmates enjoyed the show... Read more

Fox 29 to Tollefson: Welcome back, now get lost

Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 5:08 PM
Fox 29 sports director Don Tollefson's contract at Fox 29 was not renewed today, a station spokeswoman confirmed. Tollefson returned to Fox 29 Sunday night after being out since early April recovering from a car accident, but was off-air Monday night when the station told us he was "back on leave... Read more

Specter would puff if medical marijuana were legal in Pennsylvania

Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 9:24 AM
"If it were legalized in Pennsylvania and if I were in pain and my doctor prescribed it, then yes, absolutely I would," Arlen Specter said yesterday when I asked if he would use medical marijuana himself, to help combat his cancer. When I asked if he would consider sparking up without it being... Read more

Tollefson returned to Fox 29 Sunday, back on leave Monday

Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 8:08 AM
Sports Director Don Tollefson, who returned to Fox 29 Sunday night after being out since early April recovering from a car accident, is back on leave, a station spokeswoman confirmed late Monday night. "He's back on leave," is all the station would say though we're told Tolly's desk was cleaned... Read more

Readers submit cameraphone pics of Shia LaBeouf and Flavor Flav

Monday, June 16, 2008, 7:15 PM
Here's a picture of Shia LaBeouf stopping to sign autographs the other day as "Transformers 2" shot on Penn's campus. Thanks to Lauren Beley for the picture as a shot of the top of an actor's head is better than no picture at all. Next up is a reader's photo of Flavor Flav taken Thursday night... Read more

Alycia to anchor in San Diego?

Monday, June 16, 2008, 8:38 AM
Alycia Lane has been offered a main-anchor slot at San Diego's KUSI-51, reports NewsBlues, a TV industry Web site. The site says that Lane is "considering the offer." Our e-mail to Lane's agent, and multiple calls to KUSI, have not been returned since Friday. KUSI's News Director is Steve Cohen... Read more

Bonnie and her ankle bracelet go shopping in Ardmore

Monday, June 16, 2008, 8:33 AM
Jocelyn Kirsch, on house arrest in the area, could be living somewhere on the Main Line. Kirsch was spotted Thursday afternoon shopping in Suburban Square and possibly leaving the Ardmore Farmers Market. She was accompanied by a large bodyguard type, says our spy, who knew that he had seen Kirsch because... Read more

Don Tollefson to return to Fox 29 on Sunday

Friday, June 13, 2008, 4:38 PM
Fox 29 sports director Don Tollefson will return to the air during Sunday's News at 10, a station spokeswoman confirmed this afternoon. Tolly has been off since early April after suffering neck and shoulder injuries in a car accident. He recently returned to his radio show on ESPN 950 AM. Also at Fox... Read more
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