This Is Philadelphia’s Saddest Payphone

02/05/2015
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This Is Philadelphia’s Saddest Payphone

This payphone is across 12th Street from the Reading Terminal Market. This payphone has seen better days. This payphone yearns for death’s sweet embrace. Thank you, payphone, for all that you did before time and technology conspired to move society beyond you.

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXVIII

02/02/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXXXVIII

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. 6225. Everett, Wash. Jan. 26. 53-year-old woman fatally struck by an…

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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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