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Why Was Miss Netherlands Yasmin Verheijen ‘Locked In A Cage For 12 Hours’?

01/26/2015
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Why Was Miss Netherlands Yasmin Verheijen ‘Locked In A Cage For 12 Hours’?

A peculiar Fun Fact was offered during the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday night. Namely, it was said during the bikini portion of the event that Miss Netherlands — and noted WAG — Yasmin Verheijen was “once locked in a cage for 12 hours.” Granted, this could be related to — or resulting from —…

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Here Are A Couple Photos From A Winter Visit To The Philly Zoo

01/25/2015
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Here Are A Couple Photos From A Winter Visit To The Philly Zoo

Winter visits to the Zoo are always cool insofar as, provided the temps are reasonable, the crowds are thin and the animals tend to be more engaging. To wit, Louden and I went on Sunday. It was fun.

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXVI

01/24/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXVI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6179. Greenville, SC. Jan. 18. Pedestrian injured when struck by a…

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Here’s Video Of A Father Explaining How His One-Month-Old Daughter’s Face Got Chewed Off By His Pet Ferret

01/24/2015
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Here’s Video Of A Father Explaining How His One-Month-Old Daughter’s Face Got Chewed Off By His Pet Ferret

Words can not describe the horror of this story. But words can describe the horror of a parent letting this happen to a child. Some of those words include “some people should not be able to breed.” Christ. Oh, here are some tips for anyone who chooses to keep a ferret as a pet. They…

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Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Episode Three)

01/24/2015
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Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Episode Three)

Today, the Marriage Boot Camp “stars” will play a game in which they throw medicine balls at one another. The medicine is an issue word(s) written thereupon. By throw, I mean place on the ball in front of their significant other which, in turn, will spark a public wordfight. Like how Jacob tells ass-injected Natalie…

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On Covering The Philadelphia Mayoral Race

01/23/2015
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On Covering The Philadelphia Mayoral Race

For the next several months, I’ll be covering Philadelphia’s upcoming mayoral primary and general elections. That means I’ll probably be posting here a bit less (but still will do so). Anyway, check out NinetyNine, the WHYY election blog I’ll be helming when you get a chance. I promise it’ll be good. (And if you’re local,…

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