Chrisley Knows Best: Todd-Tervention

04/02/2014
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Chrisley Knows Best: Todd-Tervention

Each summer, we take a family trip to the Poconos. Well, we’re going to Dewey Beach this year, but the concept remains the same. In any event, last year, I decided to turn off my cell phone for the entire weekend. It was quite entertaining to watch everybody else still checking their phones every few…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DX

04/02/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DX

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. 4957. Tulsa, Okla. March 30. Man fatally struck by a red…

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Meet The Philly Cop Who Allegedly Threatened A Man He’d Just Hit With A Car

04/02/2014
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Meet The Philly Cop Who Allegedly Threatened A Man He’d Just Hit With A Car

Oh, Edward Sawicki, what a shame you didn’t (allegedly) show any flash of anger-management skillz. To wit, courtesy of Philadelphia Police, aka Sawicki’s probably-soon-to-be former employer until union intervention: On October 20, 2013, at approximately 2:45 AM, at the location of 1100 S. 9th Street, P/O Edward Sawicki was involved in a minor auto versus…

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A Report From April Fool’s Night Quizzo At Billy Murphy’s Irish Saloonery

04/02/2014
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A Report From April Fool’s Night Quizzo At Billy Murphy’s Irish Saloonery

April 1 marked the first-ever dually hosted Quizzo at Billy Murphy’s Irish Saloonery in East Falls. Quizzo Dan and I teamed up to ask 1) really simple questions, 2) pretty much impossible questions and 3) a scant few in between. Get it? (See speed-round questions below for edification)… Anyway, these diagnostics led to a few…

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Why Is The Rocky Statue Newly Surrounded By Shrubbery?

04/02/2014
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Why Is The Rocky Statue Newly Surrounded By Shrubbery?

Driving Louden to school this morning, I noticed a peculiarity. Namely, that some folks were putting some sort of landscaping arch over the famed Rocky statue in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. So, I took a photo when stopped at a red light. This photo … … and asked that question up there…

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Marriage Boot Camp II: Episode Four

03/29/2014
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Marriage Boot Camp II: Episode Four

Any time a reality-TV episode starts with a scene that reminds you of Martin Sheen blasting his fist through a mirror in Apocalypse Now (sans punching a mirror with The Doors scoring that jawn), you know that episode has a chance to be a cray one. This is where we find ourselves this week. This…

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