Richard Rys

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Under the Influence

Last year, Ian Michael Crumm was a senior at Drexel. Now, he gets paid to travel and shill high-end products—all because he has 300,000 Instagram followers. Is this a great time to be alive or what?

News

Carli Lloyd's Rise to Rio

Carli Lloyd is the most dominant women’s soccer player in the world — and it was South Jersey that made her so.

Articles

The Real Life Rocky

How, in the era of Soul Cycle, a foul-mouthed, tatted-up 49-year-old boxer from Manayunk built the star-studded fight club everyone wants in on.

Ticket

The Surprise Louis C.K. Sets

Here's what you missed at Helium last night.

Articles

The History of the Philly Boo

The genesis — and consequences — of Philly’s sports anthem.

Articles

Jaws, 35 Years After the Super Bowl

Ron Jaworski is at peace with his Eagles legacy — but he would like that one throw back.

Business

Be Your Own Boss: 5 Philadelphians Killing It in the Gig Economy

Who needs Uber or Instacart?

Ticket

The New Philadelphia Fillmore: Reviewed

It got christened last night by Hall & Oates.

Articles

Is Josh Innes Destroying Philly Sports Radio?

Insecure, self-absorbed, temperamental, polarizing — and clearly the future.

Ticket

Satanic Rock Band Ghost on Getting Postponed By "Frankie"

A most unholy competition settled the score.

Ticket

Go See the Foo Fighters at SBC Next Week

Dave Grohl is even better with a broken leg.

Articles

Of Course the Union Is a Legit Philly Team

Because they stink.

Ticket

6 Questions With Summer Fiction's Bill Ricchini

On his new tracks, recording in England and stalking Morrissey.

Ticket

REVIEW: Taylor Swift at Lincoln Financial Field

She dazzled the crowd with her down-home charm.

Ticket

All Hail Halestorm

From South Street to the biggest female-fronted hard rock band in the country.