Wednesday, July 29, 2015

‘New York’ magazine stuns with powerful cover featuring 35 Bill Cosby accusers

Monday, July 27, 2015, 9:49 AM
New York magazine’s cover this week features photos of 35 of the 46 women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault, powerfully illustrating the human element behind the months-long scandal. “The group, at present, ranges in age from early 20s to 80 and includes supermodels Beverly Johnson... Read more

Kevin Bacon yearns for South Philly’s Melrose Diner

Friday, July 24, 2015, 3:18 PM
Kevin Bacon may be long gone from the streets of Philadelphia, but he still remembers the city’s culinary selection fondly — especially that old standby in South Philly: Melrose Diner, hon. Bacon recently sat down with Bon Appetit magazine to talk all things food (yes, including bacon)... Read more

Corey Feldman responds to State College Spikes’ “defamatory and untrue” apology

Friday, July 24, 2015, 2:18 PM
Earlier this week, minor league baseball team the State College Spikes apologized for hiring '80s heartthrob Corey Feldman as post-game entertainment Sunday. Now, after losing a Special Olympics gig, Feldman has addressed the team’s apology as “defamatory and untrue.” Feldman reached... Read more

Bill Cosby obtained Quaaludes from Hollywood gynecologist

Friday, July 24, 2015, 1:11 PM
More information from Bill Cosby’s unsealed 2005 deposition has come to light, specifically news that the comedian obtained the Quaaludes he admitted to using from a Hollywood gynecologist named Leroy Amar. According to the Washington Post, Cosby made appointments with Amar to obtain seven Quaalude... Read more

Will Smith teams up with Jay Z for Emmett Till HBO miniseries

Friday, July 24, 2015, 12:28 PM
Philly’s own Will Smith is teaming up with rap mogul Jay Z to executive produce an as-yet-untitled HBO miniseries revolving around civil rights icon Emmett Till. Till, a Chicago native, was murdered in Mississippi in 1955 at the age of 14, with his mother later opting for an open-casket funeral... Read more

Once again, tiresome, cliche list ranks Eagles fans worst in NFL

Friday, July 24, 2015, 11:47 AM
Some deeply uninspired person at Sports Illustrated, on a fruitless search for meaning in their work, put together a list of the NFL's most hated aspects. We can't be so far removed from the last time one of these listicles surfaced that the idea seemed fresh enough for someone over there to click... Read more

Former Eagle LeSean McCoy invites 'females only' to private Philly party

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 5:54 PM
UPDATE: The Buffalo Bills released a statement Thursday evening in response to McCoy's party invite. "We have reached out to LeSean and informed him that players are not permitted to use team marks for personal use without prior permission from the team," the statement said. LeSean also removed the... Read more

Mural Arts Program paints over Bill Cosby “Father’s Day” mural in North Philly

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 1:24 PM
The Mural Arts Program has removed a North Philly mural depicting Bill Cosby alongside civil rights leaders like Nelson Mandela and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Before photo: Michael Bryant / Staff Photographer; After photo: Colin Kerrigan / Located at North Broad Street and Glenwood... Read more

Taylor Swift apologizes to Nicki Minaj after Twitter beef

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 12:18 PM
Two days ago Taylor Swift made a mistake — a very public, embarrassing mistake — she attempted to call out rapper Nicki Minaj for what the Reading-native thought was an attack directed at her. Now, Swift has apologized for the gaffe. I thought I was being called out. I missed the point... Read more

Toronto official says Meek Mill is ‘no longer welcome’ in his city after Drake spat

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 11:12 AM
Meek Mill is “no longer welcome” in Toronto following his assertion this week that the city’s favorite rapper, native Drake, “don’t write his own raps.” Or, at least that’s what Toronto City Councillor Norm Kelly says: You're no longer welcome in Toronto... Read more
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