Whenever I read something about football that sounds like it was written in a barroom by someone as sloshed as Rance Preibus at the RNC, it invariable comes from ColdHardFootballFacts.com. The latest beer-soaked rant comes from Kerry J. Byrne on August 26: "There is this mythology in certain circle ... More >>
In an article titled "Mike: Do What's Breast for Baby" (no, really), the
Los Angeles moved to evict Occupy protesters from the park outside its City Hall last night, which the occupiers had been calling "Solidarity Park." More than a thousand cops in riot gear arrested 200 people and dismantled tents. According to reports, the eviction was mostly peaceful. The last holdo ... More >>
I feel the need, the need for a sword fight!
Does the acquisition of Cliff Lee give the Philadelphia Phillies the best rotation in baseball history? That's a little premature, but you can certainly make a good argument. Right now, Roy Halliday, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt, and Cole Hamels certainly look to rank with the 1954 Cleveland In ... More >>
If you can find a good high view, New York harbor is a pretty interesting sight right now. Thanks to the wildcat sympathy strike that began yesterday, there are a dozen loaded barges and at least ten freighters sitting idle between Staten Island and the Statue of Liberty. Over on the Bayonne ... More >>
via The Post-StandardTexting while driving is dangerous, but doing the equivalent of that with dozens of people on board a "mega" vehicle is like playing with fire. The Megabus crash that left four dead and many injured in Syracuse on Saturday occurred because the driver was checking his own ... More >>
Back in early April we stumbled upon a Philadelphia Inquirer trend piece all a-drool over the latest meme in man-style: the "Retrosexual." According to the piece, such a fellow, largely inspired by Don Draper, trounced about with a trilby atop his pomaded 'do, clad in a three-piece suit, ciga ... More >>
While elected officials here in the city are reticent to hold public hearings on allegations published in the Village Voice on the downgrading of criminal complaints by the NYPD, the United States Senate has no such qualms about looking at the practice across the country. Senator Arlen Specter, a d ... More >>
Open your window this beautiful spring day and you can still hear Giants fans chortling over the Philadelphia Eagles' decision to trade quarterback Donovan McNabb. His replacement will be Kevin Kolb (0 -- that's zero -- NFL starts), who told the Philadelphia Inquirer "don't expect any drop-of ... More >>
zazzle.comIt all started when a 16-year-old was called into the assistant principal's office for eating Mike and Ikes. Now, the Lower Merion School District in an affluent suburb of Philadelphia is facing a federal class-action lawsuit, an FBI investigation, and a grand jury subpoena over all ... More >>
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The crude boosterism of local tabs has certainly helped jack up interest in the World Series. Some people, of course, needed no help. A woman has been arrested for offering sexual favors for Series tickets. It pains us to reveal the 43-year old woman, Susan Finkelstein (pictured), is a Philli ... More >>
The Albany Times-Union wants Hiram Monserrate pushed out to preserve "[n]othing less than whatever dignity is left" to the State Senate. The editorial calls Monserrate's continued presence "an assault on the sensibilities of the people of New York in the first degree" which would show the Senate as ... More >>
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