Questlove DJing the Great Chefs Afterparty (And That’s Not Even The Big News)

BigAssMortadellaSo yes, the Vetri Great Chefs event is coming up on June 10. Yes, there’s going to be an afterparty at Alla Spina. And yes, Questlove will be DJing. VIP tickets (which are the only way to get access to the afterparty, short of becoming a Great Chefs sponsor) are $525 apiece and can be gotten through the Vetri Foundation website. Expensive, sure, but that’s the only way you’ll get to see Questlove, hang out with Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Jonathan Waxman, and feel like one of the city’s power players.

It’s also the only way you’ll get to taste Brad Spence’s 200lb mortadella cooked inside a Victory Brewing fermenting cask.

Wait, what?

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Questlove Announces 16th Roots Album Via Instagram

Questo just announced Roots next album, …..and then you shoot your cousin, via the above Instagram image. He captioned it, “Our 16th album will be available May 19th [2014]. It’s on Def Jam Recordings. This is a Romare Bearden collage called “Pittsburgh Memory,” done 50 years ago in 1964. Most people who have seen it tell me that it reminds them of our “Do You Want More?!!?!!!!” cover from ’94. There are similar elements but alas … night and day. 

To pre-order, go to okayplayer.com.

WATCH: Questlove Plays Pyramid With Lena Dunham and Jimmy Fallon
on The Tonight Show

Last night on The Tonight Show, regulars Jimmy Fallon and Questlove teamed up with guests Lena Dunham (Girls) and Hugh Dancy (Hannibal) for a game of Pyramid. Fallon used the opportunity to plug Questo’s portrayal of a dead body on Law & Order: SVU, which airs tonight at 9 p.m. on NBC.

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PHOTOS: Questlove Plays a Corpse On the Set of Law & Order: SVU a Little Too Well

Last week Philly hip-hop drummer Questlove teased us with an Instagram photo that suggested he may be appearing in an upcoming episode of Law & Order: SVU. This week we have a few more pics that prove our suspicions were true. WARNING: What you are about to see may disturb you.

Co-star Ice T and SVU writer Peter Blauner tweeted these creepy photos of Questo’s corpse on the set of the show. Guess it’s safe to say he doesn’t make it out of this one alive.

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Q&A: Luke Cunningham, the Delco Writer Helping Jimmy Fallon Be Funny

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There are only six comedy writers on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Delaware County native Luke Cunningham is one of them. Cunningham performs this Saturday night at Helium Comedy Club’s “Dirty Dozen” midnight show, and here, he tells us what it’s like to work with Fallon and Questlove, and to get frisked by the Secret Service. (First Lady Michelle Obama will be the featured guest on Thursday night.) Read more »

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