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Archive: April, 2013

New 'Arrested Development' clip is everything you hoped it would be

Friday, April 26, 2013, 9:07 AM
We're exactly a month away from new Arrested Development. The Internet's favorite sitcom is set to make its triumphant return to television the web on May 26th and Netflix wants to make sure you're excitedly quivering in your cutoff jorts. This week, the company rolled out a series of new advertisements... Read more

VIDEO: This guy REALLY wants Philly cops to bust pot smokers on 4/20

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 3:21 PM
People smoke pot on 4/20. Really, they smoke it every day. It's just especially prevalent on the 20th of April, thanks to an old ritual founded on the concept of stickin' it to The Man. Stoner Christmas happened to fall on a Saturday this year. In Philly (and a whole slew of other cities around the... Read more

The sorority girl who wrote that crazy email has officially resigned

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 12:40 PM
So, the Delta Gamma sorority has posted a message to its Facebook page that details the resignation of the member who wrote that hilariously crazy email that lit the Internet on fire last week. The sorority categorizes the young woman's email as "highly inappropriate and unacceptable by any standard... Read more

Kids prank their parents with texts about drugs

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 11:37 AM
Nathan Fielder is a comedian from Canada. He's been on Bob's Burgers and has his own Comedy Central show called Nathan for You and blah, blah blah. What you really need to know is that Fielder's up on the Twitter and he's hilarious. For a recent gag, he asked his followers to "accidentally" text their... Read more

J.D. Salinger letters are just as wonderful as everyone imagined

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 10:58 AM
J.D. Salinger gave the world The Catcher in the Rye and then, basically, disappeared. The man rarely granted interviews and spent much of his life as a recluse, up to his death in 2010. Now, though, the world gets a tiny glimpse into Salinger's life, thanks to a series of letters recently acquired... Read more

Bill Clinton joins Twitter (for real this time)

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 9:57 AM
Earlier this month, Stephen Colbert took it upon himself to sign President Bill Clinton up for a Twitter account under the handle @PrezBillyJeff. Clinton dictated his first tweet to Colbert who sent it while they were filming a live episode of The Colbert Report in conjunction with the Clinton Global... Read more

VIDEO: Jon Stewart reminds Fox News about that Constitution thing

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 9:08 AM
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has reportedly stopped cooperating with authorities since they've read him his Miranda rights. The folks at Fox News, though, aren't entirely convinced that Tsarnaev should have been awarded his Miranda rights in the first place. On Wednesday night, Jon Stewart... Read more

Someone stole Barry Bonds' home run champion plaque from AT&T Park

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3:12 PM
I've never seen Barry Bonds hit his 756th home run. I didn't watch it live. I avoided replays. When I happen to be watching ESPN or the MLB Network or whatever the hell and a highlight montage begins, I avert my eyes if I see Bonds standing at the plate. I've never watched Barry Bonds hit his 756th... Read more

Who wants to read 20,000 words about dog sledding?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:47 PM
Are you free for the rest of the month? If so, you might want to check out Grantland's 20,000-word encyclopedia feature on the Iditarod dog sled race. It's written by Brian Phillips (Deadspin, The Awl, The New York Times Magazine), so it probably turned out pretty swell. We couldn't find the time... Read more

Get sci-fi legend Isaac Asimov a plaque in West Philly

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:31 PM
Isaac Asimov is one of the great nerds (and sideburn owners) of American history. The science fiction author wrote hundreds of fiction and nonfiction books short stories, some of them in a little apartment at the corner of 50th and Spruce. Philadelphia Weekly is petitioning the Pennsylvania Historical... Read more
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