Misc.

Why Yes, There Is A Zwarte Piet Version Of Gangnam Style [Update: There Are Several]

11/20/2012
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Why Yes, There Is A Zwarte Piet Version Of Gangnam Style [Update: There Are Several]

I was first introduced to the concept of Zwarte Piet during a 2010 visit to Antwerp, Belgium. ZP can, to whittle it down, be described as a Santa elf if the Santa elf went out and about in blackface. Suffice it to say, people have thoughts on such a thing. But regardless of those divergent…

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While President Obama And Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Are Not Impressed …

11/17/2012
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While President Obama And Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Are Not Impressed …

… I’m certain they’re not as unimpressed as I’ll be when Mittens and the Sore Loser Brigade put on their witty brain wraps and try to come up with awesome lines about how unimpressed they are with the President, the economy, his socialist Kenyan upbringing, the Benghazi response, Joe Biden’s treatment of Paul Ryan in…

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Congrats To Derrick Ford and the Strawberry Mansion All-Stars Little League

11/17/2012
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Congrats To Derrick Ford and the Strawberry Mansion All-Stars Little League

I first met Rick Ford five years ago when I caught word of an upstart little-league program in a rough Philadelphia neighborhood called Strawberry Mansion and decided to do a City Paper cover story on it. That story, linked here, sparked an interest and support that extended beyond a journalistic story. I go back to…

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ICYMI: John Bolaris Declared Twitter (And Possibly Legal) War On A Philly Mag Writer Friday Night

11/17/2012
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ICYMI: John Bolaris Declared Twitter (And Possibly Legal) War On A Philly Mag Writer Friday Night

It was John Bolaris vs. Victor Fiorillo on Twitter late Friday night. The former took issue with the latter’s story involving matters both fecal and rushing-to-print involved with the ongoing #doshot case. I screengrabbed a few comments. You can look the rest up on your own: @JohnBolaris and @VictorFiorillo. Will leave you with this thought,…

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Fun With Pictures Of Alicia Vitarelli XVIII: The Turduckening

11/15/2012
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Fun With Pictures Of Alicia Vitarelli XVIII: The Turduckening

Having happened to catch a Twitter discussion about how Alicia Vitarelli brought a turducken to work at 6ABC today, I kindly requested that she make said photo available to the Delaware Valley and beyond. “Be careful what you wish for,” she retorted. And then, “exhibit A. The making of a #turducken with Sonny from D’Angelo…

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Let’s Watch A Naked Russian Dude Jump On Cars And Start Fights With Clothed People

11/14/2012
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Let’s Watch A Naked Russian Dude Jump On Cars And Start Fights With Clothed People

These 18 words were entirely unnecessary to set up the magic that this video is, so just watch.

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And Then There Was The Time An Assault Rifle Was Pointed At Leo Messi’s Face In Saudi Arabia

11/13/2012
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And Then There Was The Time An Assault Rifle Was Pointed At Leo Messi’s Face In Saudi Arabia

Seeing Lionel Messi with a gun pointed at his face makes me as uncomfortable as seeing a gun pointed at my face. Please, Argentina, make other arrangements than away games in Saudi Arabia, for everybody’s sake.

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Titsy Latina Throws Out First Pitch At Baseball Game. This Is Important News.

11/13/2012
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Titsy Latina Throws Out First Pitch At Baseball Game. This Is Important News.

Per the Google Translation of a web page that @sportsfeeder1 sent me: Photos: Diosa Canales freaked the University The sexy starlet was in the Magallanes Vs Lions and performed the initial release. … The artist came mounted on the stadium maintenance cart, threw out the first pitch and quantity its “Tanga, Tanga” in the seventh…

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And Now, More Reimagined Wedding-Announcement Photo Captions

11/11/2012
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And Now, More Reimagined Wedding-Announcement Photo Captions

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If You Watch Only One Video About Female Taxidermists Today, Make It This One From Vice

11/09/2012
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If You Watch Only One Video About Female Taxidermists Today, Make It This One From Vice

Anybody who does with squirrel corpses as they please is A-OK by me.

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