Friday, May 22, 2015

Pennsylvania has the fifth most expensive cannabis in the United States

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 2:03 PM
Pennsylvania’s marijuana consumers already know they’re up against the long arm of the law when it comes to enjoying their drug of choice, but there’s something else keeping cannabis somewhat prohibited in-state: Its price. And here in Pennsylvania, a fresh ounce of bud (whatever... Read more

There may still be time to save Philly's Soul Train record

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 10:32 AM
On a crisp, Feb. 13th day in 2012, Mayor Nutter addressed 298 Philadelphia citizens at the bottom of the Art Museum steps who came to dance. Not just to dance, nearly 300 folks came out that day to set a record that rightfully belonged to the city. That day, Philadelphia successfully set a new Soul... Read more

Model Janice Dickinson sues Bill Cosby for defamation over sexual assault allegation denial

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 9:32 AM
Janice Dickinson is suing Bill Cosby following a denial issued by a legal representative, adding to the list of lawsuits the embattled comedian currently faces. Dickinson reportedly filed her suit on Wednesday, claiming defamation, false light, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. In... Read more

Tina Fey was ‘Modern Family’ star Eric Stonestreet’s improv teacher at Chicago’s Second City

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 2:38 PM
These days, we know Eric Stonestreet as Modern Family’s Cameron Tucker. But before he could cement his place as one of TV’s most beloved characters, Stonestreet needed some training — which, as it turns out, came from Upper Darby’s Tina Fey. Stonestreet appeared on Late Night... Read more

New Jersey high school’s police brutality-focused art show causes outrage in Westfield

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 1:29 PM
A student art show at New Jersey’s Westfield High School has inspired outrage following the display of police-brutality focused artwork, with critics calling the exhibit “one-sided” and “ignorant.” The show, which ran May 12 to 14, actually revolved around three compelling... Read more

Google Maps search links Lincoln University to racial slur

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:04 PM
If you Googled the words “miserable failure” in late 2003, the number two result would’ve brought you to a link to President George W. Bush’s biography. His disputed presidential tactics aside, this Google glitch wasn’t actually a result of wording within President Bush’s... Read more

Hannibal Buress bans cell phones at live shows following Cosby bit backlash

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 3:38 PM
Hannibal Buress has been done talking about the viral Bill Cosby bit that re-ignited the current sexual assault scandal surrounding the comedian since late March, but now he’s taking steps to stop something like it from happening ever again. Buress' Cosby bit went viral in fall 2014 shortly... Read more

New reality show casting for families in Philly

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 3:41 PM
Philly has been spotlighted as one of three cities chosen for a new reality show called “Where We Live.” At first glance, the premise behind the show seems quite inclusive, if not mundane. The show seeks to “highlight the daily struggles, triumphs, and real issues of middle-class... Read more

Persistent South Jersey teen attempts to get Obama selfie at recent Camden stop

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 1:59 PM
President Obama may have passed through Camden Monday afternoon to laud the city’s policing as “a symbol of promise for the nation,” but one New Jersey woman has something else in mind for the stop: A selfie with the president — no matter what. If at first you don't get a... Read more

Joe Biden’s advice to Yale’s 2015 graduating class: ‘Corvettes are better than Porsches’

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:46 PM
As a man of certain convictions, Vice President Joe Biden does not mince words — least of all, apparently, when it comes to cars. And, as Yale’s 2015 graduating class found out Sunday, Uncle Joe prefers American steel. Corvettes, specifically. “Let’s... Read more
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