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Here Are Some Highlights From Katy Perry’s Appearance On College GameDay [Updated]

10/04/2014
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Here Are Some Highlights From Katy Perry’s Appearance On College GameDay [Updated]

Katy with Hotty Toddys Katy with a corn dog Katy talking about cocks, or the lack thereof And that is all for this week’s Highlights From Katy Perry’s Appearance On College GameDay. UPDATE: Late-night boozin’ Vine!

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Eagles Fan, Drunk At 8, Plans To Burn DeSean Jackson Jersey At 10

09/21/2014
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Eagles Fan, Drunk At 8, Plans To Burn DeSean Jackson Jersey At 10

It’s game day in Philadelphia. Eagles vs. Redskins. Marks the return of former Eagle WR DeSean Jackson. This is what happens when a local TV station interviewed Eagles Fan Brian, who admitted at 8:05 a.m. to already having “a couple shots” in him.

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If You Mocked Floyd Mayweather’s ‘Illiteracy,’ You’re Probably A Bigger Asshole Than You Think He Is

08/27/2014
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If You Mocked Floyd Mayweather’s ‘Illiteracy,’ You’re Probably A Bigger Asshole Than You Think He Is

Last week, a New York City DJ named “Charlamagne Tha God” aired a recording of boxer Floyd Mayweather really, really struggling to read a passage of rudimentary English. I suppose that name is a play off of Charlemagne, King of the Franks. But who knows? Misspellings are tricky to figure out sometimes. But that’s neither…

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Morning-Show Reporter Asks Awkward Questions About Young Golfer Born With 1.5 Arms

08/26/2014
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Morning-Show Reporter Asks Awkward Questions About Young Golfer Born With 1.5 Arms

On this morning’s episode of Good Day Philadelphia, Jennaphr Frederick headed out to the Linwood Country Club to do a heartwarming story on a nascent 3-year-old golfer named Tommy who was born with half of a right arm. It’s the type of story that gives hope to those facing obstacles in life. But then Jennaphr…

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Hey Look, A Joe Frazier Statue Is Really (Finally!) Coming To Philly

08/20/2014
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Hey Look, A Joe Frazier Statue Is Really (Finally!) Coming To Philly

Like the moment it indelibly captures, the gargantuan clay, foam and metal figure in a second-floor Frankford Avenue art studio gives off a larger-than-life air. There, sculptor Stephen Layne toils to put the finishing touches on a nine-foot, 400-pound version of the late, great Philadelphia boxer Smokin’ Joe Frazier. Its pose is inspired by the…

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What Bothers Me Most About Messi Not Winning The World Cup

07/15/2014
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What Bothers Me Most About Messi Not Winning The World Cup

This is really selfish, I know, but here’s why I felt gutted after Germany beat Argentina on Sunday: I wanted a moment that, for the rest of my life, I could say to Louden, “Remember watching Lionel Messi lift the World Cup Trophy when you were four? That was so great, wasn’t it?” Now I’ll…

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My Essay On The World Cup, Parenthood, Vision Quest And Lionel Messi

06/17/2014
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My Essay On The World Cup, Parenthood, Vision Quest And Lionel Messi

“Access to soccer in one’s formative years may bring about an appreciation. Yet, it might not. Which is to say indoctrination is futile. Hardcore-coach dads and pageant moms, that’s a dynamic in which I’ll never reside. What I’m trying to say is this: I love watching soccer nearly as much as I love watching my…

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Here’s The Police Report About Marvin Harrison Getting Shot At In Philly

06/15/2014
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Here’s The Police Report About Marvin Harrison Getting Shot At In Philly

Former Indianapolis Colt (and noteworthy Strawberry Mansion figure) Marvin Harrison got shot at in Philly the other night. You can read about it in David Gambacorta’s piece in the Daily News (linked here). For more specifics, you can read the Philadelphia Police report on Saturday morning’s incident below: On 6/14/14 approximately 3:27 am, 19th District…

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RIP Pukemon, Gone But Never Forgotten [Updated]

06/11/2014
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RIP Pukemon, Gone But Never Forgotten [Updated]

From the moment Matthew Clemmens intentionally puked on an off-duty cop and 11-year-old daughter at a Phillies game, his was a quintessentially Philly-area life. So when @FanSince09 shared word that Clemmens, aka Pukemon, escaped the clutches of a world’s mortal embrace this week, the Delaware Valley shook in a way not felt since Kenneth Keith…

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A Great Shot From The East Falls Bike-Race Block Party

06/02/2014
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A Great Shot From The East Falls Bike-Race Block Party

So much going on in this photo I snapped of Louden along Kelly Drive during Sunday’s East Falls block party for the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic. Except, of course, bicycle racers and the big inflatables for which he donned that green bracelet. So that’s what Vine is for …

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