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Here’s My Story From The Philly Alleged Gay-Bashing Preliminary Hearing

12/18/2014
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Here’s My Story From The Philly Alleged Gay-Bashing Preliminary Hearing

Zachary Hesse and Andrew Haught walked along Chancellor Street en route to grab a slice of pizza one Thursday night in September when somebody in a group of passersby allegedly asked a question that sparked a life-altering confrontation. “Is that your fucking boyfriend?” was the question, Hesse told a court hearing on Tuesday. He testified…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXV

12/17/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXV

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. 6004. Pembroke Pines, Fla. Dec. 12. Man in his 50s fatally…

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Here’s A Picture Of My Son Ignoring A Puma That’s Walking Overhead

12/14/2014
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Here’s A Picture Of My Son Ignoring A Puma That’s Walking Overhead

Granted, Louden saw that puma overhead a few moments before this photo was taken at the Philadelphia Zoo on Sunday. But I just love how he returned his attention to the Zoo Noel map that would ultimately win him a free pencil and eraser, as if a creature of the wild wasn’t walking above his…

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Camden’s Mike Rozier Looked Super Fly At The Heisman Trophy Ceremony

12/14/2014
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Camden’s Mike Rozier Looked Super Fly At The Heisman Trophy Ceremony

Mike Rozier is from Camden, NJ, my town of birth. Mike Rozier won the Heisman Trophy as a boss running back for the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 1983. Mike Rozier looked so damn smooth last night before, during and after Marcus Mariota won the award last night that it’d be sacrilegious to not post his photo…

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Watch Emmy Rossum Tell Larry King About Lesbian Gentrification

12/13/2014
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Watch Emmy Rossum Tell Larry King About Lesbian Gentrification

In discussing the upcoming season of Shameless with war horse Larry King, Emmy Rossum touches on a plot point that has lesbians moving into the Gallaghers part of town and opening up yoga studios and the like. This is a promising premise. Full interview available via this link. Oh, the fifth season of Shameless premieres…

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Here’s A West Philly Fight Involving The Threat Of Knives, Tasers, Sticks And Rocks

12/12/2014
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Here’s A West Philly Fight Involving The Threat Of Knives, Tasers, Sticks And Rocks

Obviously, this slice of Americana didn’t just happen, even if it was just posted on YouTube in recent days. But this battle of wills out in West Philly will eternally stand as a testament to the ills of shooting vertical video. Is that a Taser I hear at the 2:45 mark? Also, beatin’ sticks come…

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