interviews

Foobooz

Talking with the Chefs from This Year’s Audi Feastival

As we mentioned last week, the end of summer means that the 2017 Audi Feastival is coming — the annual food and drink event held to […]

Business

I Love My Job: Chuck Peruto

In this week’s edition of I Love My Job, we talk to high-profile Philly lawyer Chuck Peruto, who has defended deranged murderers, mafioso-types, and certain […]

Donald Trump and Randall Cunningham
City

WATCH: That Time Randall Cunningham Interviewed Donald Trump

“Donald Trump: Businessman. Billionaire. Ladies’ man. Celebrity. And, believe it or not, big sports fan!” The year was 1992. Despite having one of the greatest […]

Elizabeth Banks holds up her phone to take a selfie
City

Elizabeth Banks at Penn: “You F—ing Millennials Need to F—ing Vote”

Elizabeth Banks was done speaking to a packed-to-the-gills LGBT Center at Penn. As she finished up her brief speech, she knew what the kids were […]

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey
News

Bob Casey’s Profound About-Face on Gun Control

In 2009, during his first term in the U.S. Senate, Bob Casey voted to allow guns on Amtrak trains. He was not a believer in […]

Shoppist

This Philly Library Lends Out Ties to Members on the Job Hunt

When you look good, you feel good — that’s a fact. And when you feel good, you’re more likely to confidently walk into your job […]

News

An Interview with Philly Chess and Poker Pro Jennifer Shahade

Jennifer Shahade is a woman of many talents. The Rittenhouse Square area resident is not just a two-time United States women’s chess champion and the […]

News

The Writer Once Known as Danger Guerrero Is a Temple Grad — and He’s One of the Web’s Funniest TV Writers

Danger Guerrero was a name you might know. No, not the Cuban League baseball player, but the writer for pop-culture site Uproxx. He’s done hundreds […]

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INTERVIEW: Comedian and 30 Rock Star Judah Friedlander

Judah Friedlander is probably best known for his work on the television comedy 30 Rock, where he played the lazy, porn-loving skit writer Frank Rossitano. […]

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INTERVIEW: The One and Only Dr. Ruth

Tiny German dynamo Dr. Ruth Westheimer is as busy as ever in her 87th year. She comes to town next week to speak at the National […]

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INTERVIEW: Our Chat With Storm Large

After I posted a list of the “must-see” fall concerts, a friend of mine in San Francisco let me know about a big one I […]

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Johnny Rotten: “Thank God I’ll Be in Philadelphia”

John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, the king of the punks, lit the match for cultural revolution at age 20 when he penned the lyrics to […]

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Hunter S. Thompson’s Former Assistant Tells Wild Stories in New Book

The contrast is difficult to get my brain around. I’m talking with the well-mannered and apparently highly responsible Cheryl Della Pietra, who at 46, is […]

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The First Family of Reggae Returns to Philly this Saturday

The good news for all you reggae fans is that Philly welcomes Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Bob Marley’s second son, Damian “Jr. Gong,” Bob’s youngest son, […]

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Rebecca Ferguson on That Time She Leapt From a 120-Foot Building With Tom Cruise

Rebecca Ferguson, the lovely 31-year-old Swiss ingénue who stars alongside Tom Cruise in the latest Mission: Impossible film, Rogue Nation, doesn’t scare easily. On her first full […]