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John Smallwood: The Sixers are almost universally pegged as being the NBA's worst team for this season.
David Murphy: Five thoughts about this year's World Series between the Giants and Royals.
Sam Donnellon: Some athletes and teams are better at putting on a show than others.
Lisa Shepard followed the rules. She got a good education. She became a registered nurse and then got a law degree. Her schooling led to a good job in health-care management. She bought a home she could afford in Jessup, Md. She lived within her means.
Also in Tattle: A Jimmy Fallon book for kids, "Breaking Bad" dolls for adults and more.
WHEN FELLOW Daily News columnist Jenice Armstrong appeared on my radio show to say that a "Real Housewives" spinoff was a possibility for Philadelphia, I thought it was cute.
Peter Thiel - a founder of online-payments giant PayPal, the first investor in Facebook, and deal partner of Tesla Motors boss Elon Musk - disrupts and provokes. He pays smart tech kids to drop out of blue-chip colleges like Stanford (where Thiel went) and MIT. And he praises monopoly as the righteous goal of every thinking businessperson.
Adapted from a recent online discussion. Question: The woman I love has some real issues with her appearance that I don't understand. The "ugh, I'm so fat" thing is just the surface. I tend to reflexively assure her, but she says that doesn't help at all. Then if I ignore the woe-is-me stuff, she just seems to wallow until I assure her, then it stops for a while.
The blogosphere is going mad with irresponsible rumors that Tori Spelling is in quarantine after contracting Ebola. No such determination has been made, TMZ reports.
Mike Sielski: There's still skepticism about whether the Eagles are equipped to win the Super Bowl this season.
Also in Tattle: Kevin Hart seeks an upgrade at “National,” why Bono is made in the shades and more
After 5 years in London, Lindsey Scannapieco returned to Philly in June and won a competition to remake the historic S. Phila. school.
Reader works a graveyard shift, so those calls are not just irritating.
Harrisburg has never been known as a seat of sanity, but lately it's acting as if under the influence of odd cosmic forces.
It was one of those quirky weeks when usually reliable studs are marginalized.
Bob Brookover: Rollie Massimino will be back coaching on the sidelines at the Pavilion in a couple weeks.
Mike Sielski: What can the Phillies learn from the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals?
The blogosphere is going mad with irresponsible rumors that Tori Spelling is in quarantine after contracting Ebola. No such determination has been made, TMZ reports.
Adapted from a recent online discussion. Question: The woman I love has some real issues with her appearance that I don't understand. The "ugh, I'm so fat" thing is just the surface. I tend to reflexively assure her, but she says that doesn't help at all. Then if I ignore the woe-is-me stuff, she just seems to wallow until I assure her, then it stops for a while.
Peter Thiel - a founder of online-payments giant PayPal, the first investor in Facebook, and deal partner of Tesla Motors boss Elon Musk - disrupts and provokes. He pays smart tech kids to drop out of blue-chip colleges like Stanford (where Thiel went) and MIT. And he praises monopoly as the righteous goal of every thinking businessperson.
WHEN FELLOW Daily News columnist Jenice Armstrong appeared on my radio show to say that a "Real Housewives" spinoff was a possibility for Philadelphia, I thought it was cute.
Also in Tattle: A Jimmy Fallon book for kids, "Breaking Bad" dolls for adults and more.
Lisa Shepard followed the rules. She got a good education. She became a registered nurse and then got a law degree. Her schooling led to a good job in health-care management. She bought a home she could afford in Jessup, Md. She lived within her means.
Sam Donnellon: Some athletes and teams are better at putting on a show than others.
David Murphy: Five thoughts about this year's World Series between the Giants and Royals.
John Smallwood: The Sixers are almost universally pegged as being the NBA's worst team for this season.
Helen Ubiñas: My experience as a zombie in Eastern State Penitentiary's "Terror Behind the Walls" Halloween destination.
Also in gossip, "Creed" will start filming in Philly in Januaryand Usher hangs in Rittenhouse.
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