Philadelphia Weekly

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Steven Wells: A Tribute

    Village Voice music editor Brian McManus asked me to write a little about legendary music writer Steven Wells, who passed away four years ago today. I'm not sure I can write just a little. See also: Steven Wells: In Memoriam

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Brian McManus Named New Village Voice Music Editor

    The Village Voice is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian McManus as its new music editor. He begins a week from today. McManus is a former music editor at Philadelphia Weekly. He has written for Rolling Stone, Spin, SF Weekly, the Chicago Reader and others including the Houston Press, where he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    The Philadelphia Weekly Loves Me!

    via​In New York, I generally get greeted with "eh," but the city of brotherly love treats me like the royalty I always imagined I was, back when I drank a bit. Here's a really nice interview with me that just ran in Philadelphia Weekly. I wish it was a daily so they co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    SWELLS! ATTACK!: Steven Wells's First and Last Column for Sound of the City

    About a year and a half ago, a pitch fell into my lap from Steven Wells, the infamous NME writer who'd been highly praised and enthusiastically recommended by a determined string of collegial forwards. ("Crazy, brilliant Brit," went one such thumbs-up.) Wells wanted to write a column for this blog j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    The Fascinating and Ever More Bizarre Big City Philadelphia Story

    Big City Philadelphia, the South Philly-born rapper who may or may not be having a moment on account of "How to Rob an Industry Hipster," a viral-video-targeted update of an old 50 Cent song, is on the cover of the Philadelphia Weekly this week, talking about "skinny jeans and homophobia." Byron Cra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    Alt-Weeklies Provide Web Links to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Home Address

    Sheriff Joe Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times Via AAN Member papers of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN) this week are providing links on their websites that direct their readers to the many places on the Internet where the home address of Maricopa County Sheriff J ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2005

    Broke and Loving It

    San Franciscans write the book(s) on living lean