Somebody Should Clean Up The Profane Scribblings At The Fairmount Water Works [Updated]

06/20/2014
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Somebody Should Clean Up The Profane Scribblings At The Fairmount Water Works [Updated]

Sandwiched between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and iconic Boathouse Row sits the Fairmount Water Works, the city Water Department’s “Watershed Education Center.” The views of the Schuylkill River, waterfall, highway, treelines and Philly Zoo Balloon from its expansive patios and pagodas are to die for. And fish from. And maybe catch a meal at…

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‘Little Women: LA’ Episode 4: Midget Lady Gaga Impersonators And Nip Slips

06/19/2014
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‘Little Women: LA’ Episode 4: Midget Lady Gaga Impersonators And Nip Slips

“Man, painting is such a bitch when you’re four feet tall,” says Christy, who might be pregnant just two episodes after bullying The Todd into proposing. “When little people have a baby, there’s a 25 percent chance that it will not survive.” Inspirational start to this episode. It gets worse when Christy discusses the “sexual…

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Little Women: LA Episode 3 … ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

06/19/2014
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Little Women: LA Episode 3 … ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

As we start this latest episode of Little Women: LA, the teaser intro involves DUIs and not drinking for some time. Also, Christy, who just forced The Todd into an engagement last week, is talking about how she’d crawl over glass or something to get her nails done (who wouldn’t?). And how she’s going to…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DXXX

06/18/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DXXX

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. 5267. Phenix City, Ala. June 15. 25-year-old man fatally struck by…

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Here’s A Lady-Face Bloodening South Philly Street Fight

06/18/2014
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Here’s A Lady-Face Bloodening South Philly Street Fight

There was some static between a pair of ladies on Croskey Street near McKean in South Philadelphia in recent days. Static that involved biting and bleeding and non-biting-related bleeding. There is also a bone smacking knock-down punch, yo. It resulted in one lady with “hair” of blonde being soundly defeated by a foe who was…

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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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