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Here’s A Picture Of Katy Perry And Dancing Sharks Because Oh. My. God. How Awesome Was Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show!?!

02/02/2015
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Here’s A Picture Of Katy Perry And Dancing Sharks Because Oh. My. God. How Awesome Was Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show!?!

Answer: Katy Perry’s Super Bowl XLIX halftime show was the bestestest thing ever and I’m so sad it’s over but we’ll always have it for marveling’s sake.

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UPDATED: This SEPTA Brawl Won’t Likely Appear In Any Visit Philly Campaign Ads [Video]

02/01/2015
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UPDATED: This SEPTA Brawl Won’t Likely Appear In Any Visit Philly Campaign Ads [Video]

Whomever uploaded this here SEPTA-trolley attack to YouTube called it “crazy fight in Philly on trolley.” I’d like to refer to it as “probably enough evidence for Chief Tom Nestel to hand out #cheesesandwiches to those who thought stomping someone being held down on a trolley floor was acceptable behavior.” (It isn’t, except in exceptionally…

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In Which I Find A Way To Include Katy Perry In My Philadelphia Mayoral-Campaign Coverage

01/29/2015
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In Which I Find A Way To Include Katy Perry In My Philadelphia Mayoral-Campaign Coverage

“Since at least one member of the NinetyNine team is a Katy Perry enthusiast — KatyCat is my, er, the preferred nomenclature — we got to thinking: Which of Perry’s pop offerings most apply to each of Philadelphia’s mayoral candidates?” [NewsWorks]

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Here’s My Favorite Screen Grab From Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Press Conference

01/29/2015
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Here’s My Favorite Screen Grab From Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Press Conference

No, YOU took time out of YOUR workday to watch the Katy Perry pre Super Bowl press conference. Ann Wilson will be Katy Perry's special Super Bowl guest. And they're going to sing Barracuda. This is what I've gleaned from KP's presser. — Brian P. Hickey (@BrianPHickey) January 29, 2015

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXVII

01/28/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXVII

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. 6203. New Rochelle, NY. Jan. 24. 37-year-old man critically injured when…

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

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

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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