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VIDEO: Should Olympic Athletes Have Sex Before Competing?

Timaree Schmit recently earned her PhD in human sexuality from Widener University, and runs a sexuality website (sexwithtimaree.com), as well as a podcast about sex. I […]

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How Philly Comedians Handle Hecklers

Last week, comedian Daniel Tosh’s handling of a heckler started a firestorm online. His remarks were out of line, but a lot of people seemed […]

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The Most Honest Person in Philadelphia

“One time I got so drunk, I was hosting a show and I threw a tray of glasses, and got kicked out of the bar,” […]

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VIDEO: Sexuality Expert Talks Fifty Shades of Grey

Timaree Schmit recently earned her PhD in human sexuality from Widener University, runs a sexuality website (sexwithtimaree.com), as well as a podcast about sex. I […]

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I Beat Bedbugs in Philly

They are vile, blood-sucking parasites, proof that the Lord of the Underworld indeed exists. They are bedbugs, and Philadelphia is full of them; it was […]

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One Philadelphian’s Quest to Stop Hating Soccer

Over the years, my life in the big city has turned me into a latte-sipping, pinko-yuppie hipster. But there is one thing I share with […]

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If You Think Pizza Is Edible Art, Then You Will Love Brian Dwyer

He’s drinking cucumber lemonade. He looks a bit like Michael Rappaport, red hair and all, but with Eraserhead’s hairstyle. He wears rather tight jean shorts […]

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The Day Scoop Jardine Stood Me Up at the City Line Hilton

JGT: Weston, where are you from? Weston: Jamaica. JGT: When did you move to Philadelphia? Weston: 2004. Before that, I was in Boston for four […]

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The Cheapskate’s Guide to Philly in the Summer

It all started in the summer of 1793, when the city came down with yellow fever and all of the rich folks got the hell […]

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Philly’s Very Own One-Hit Wonders

The Silhouettes: “Get a Job” In 1957, a doo-wop group in Philadelphia called the Silhouettes recorded a song called “Get a Job” at the Robinson […]

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Whiskey Cures Asthmatic Canaries. Handstands Save Choking Men

I went to a flea market on Sunday, and picked up some almanacs created by the old Philadelphia Record newspaper in the 1880s and ’90s. […]

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Is It Ever OK to Cheer When an Athlete Is Injured?

A lot of ethically questionable things going on in the Philly sports world lately, from Philly fans cheering when Joakim Noah got hurt to, uh, […]

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Music Videos Tour Philly’s Famous Sites

Many local rappers have lately been paying homage to the city’s iconic locales. Here are a few of my favorites. ARTIST: Reef the Lost Cauze […]

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5 Plans That Could’ve Changed Philly Forever

One thing that’s fun about history is that there is an alternate history that invisibly runs alongside of it, the history of things that never […]

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Phillies Trivia: Which Players Might Have Been Football Stars?

A few weeks ago, in “10 Phillies Facts Every Real Fan Should Know,” I reached back to the past, as far back as 1883 (for […]