Misc.

Someone Stabbed An ODB McDonald’s Employee In The Back

11/13/2014
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Someone Stabbed An ODB McDonald’s Employee In The Back

On this, ODB’s 10th deathiversary, Philly Police released this video of an employee at the Grays Ferry McDonald’s where the Dirt Dawg got locked up that time. On November 3, 2014, at 11:00 pm, the suspect and a companion were eating inside McDonald’s Restaurant located at 2851 Grays Ferry Avenue. When they were told that…

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Phillydotcommenters Discuss Pornographic Preferences

11/08/2014
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Phillydotcommenters Discuss Pornographic Preferences

I wish I’d made a note of which story I screengrabbed this Phillydotcommenter exchange from on Wednesday. However, it works in a stand-alone sense. So, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Meet The Assholes Who Want The Ebola Nurse To Get Hit By A Car

10/30/2014
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Meet The Assholes Who Want The Ebola Nurse To Get Hit By A Car

That quarantine-defying Ebola nurse, Kaci Hickox, went for a bike ride today. Didya hear? Well, these class acts sure heard. And they also took to Twitter to express the sentiment that it’d be totally awesome if she got hit by a car. LOL!!!!!! (Just ignore the fact that people who get hit by cars tend…

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This Week In Interesting People I Saw At The Philadelphia Zoo

10/29/2014
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This Week In Interesting People I Saw At The Philadelphia Zoo

These gentlemen certainly caught my attention last week at the Zoo. And that is all for this week’s installment of Interesting People I Saw At The Philadelphia Zoo.

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Whiteween Returns To Fairmount During Sunday’s Eagles Game

10/25/2014
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Whiteween Returns To Fairmount During Sunday’s Eagles Game

In the wake of the excellently classist/racist Dear Prudence letter decrying poors who bring their kids to non-poor neighborhoods on Halloween, I got to thinking: Hey, whatever happened with Fairmount’s Whiteween? You know, the thing where a Philly neighborhood has two trick-or-treat events: One at a pre-arranged date for insiders (read: our kids) and one…

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When Network News Shows Have Difficulty Spelling Recognizable Names Properly

10/21/2014
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When Network News Shows Have Difficulty Spelling Recognizable Names Properly

Monica Lewinsky was in town on Monday, talking to the “Forbes Under 30 Summit” about the downside of all this online witch-huntery that consumes our very culture today. Carolyn Beeler, who also works at NewsWorks, attended Monica’s speech and wrote this story about it. Anyway, that’s why I was interested to see Lewinsky getting airplay…

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In Which I Do My Part To Help Stop The Spread Of Ebola

10/20/2014
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In Which I Do My Part To Help Stop The Spread Of Ebola

I get interesting emails from time to time. The one I received from JMH the other day falls into that category. I will run it in its near entirety here. This is for you from your writing you seem like someone who really cares. Please get this important information out. I was sent this information…

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Here Are Some Entries In The Twitter ‘Photoshop Hickey’s Head Onto Chimp In Katy Perry’s Arms’ Mini-Contest

10/10/2014
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Here Are Some Entries In The Twitter ‘Photoshop Hickey’s Head Onto Chimp In Katy Perry’s Arms’ Mini-Contest

Like much of the world, I was rather excited to hear this morning’s news that Ms. Katy Perry, American treasure, would perform at halftime of the Super Bowl. Then, this happened … From Cyrus The Virus … From Kurt Wears Hats … From Girl WonderX … Everyone involved in this little expression of fun is…

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Halloween-Masked Man Robs Suburban Philadelphia Bank … Again

10/08/2014
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Halloween-Masked Man Robs Suburban Philadelphia Bank … Again

So, the Philadelphia Police Department and FBI sent out a media alert this morning in regards to a 10:22 a.m. robbery at a bank in Hatboro. Its details, while pertinent to investigators, are not nearly as interesting as the surveillance shot atop this post. But whatever, here’s the details anyway. The Hatboro Police Department and…

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When Overzealous Local-News Affiliates RT Without Thinking

10/04/2014
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When Overzealous Local-News Affiliates RT Without Thinking

Philadelphia’s Fox affiliate went on an RTing tirade this morning, ostensibly in support of its new weekend-morning program (and National Pet Day). This zealousness prompted early-morning me to throw some spaghetti up against the wall to see if it stuck. Which, as you can see above, it did. Which, as you can see below, it…

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