Philly band Sea People has recorded a bunch of South Park song covers. Among them is the “1776 Reprise,” “Sexual Harassment Panda,” “Girl That I Like,” and Chef’s “Prostitute,” all of which can be heard—and downloaded for free—below. For a lot more, head to Sea People’s Bandcamp page:
(h/t A.V. Club)
Philadelphia City Councilman Jim Kenney got Andy Cohen’s coveted “Mazel of the Day” last night on Watch What Happens Live. Cohen got a kick out of Kenney’s tweets earlier in the week, where he called New Jersey Governor Chris Christie a fat ass. In case you didn’t see them:
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Hayley Orrantia and Charlie Sheen on The Goldbergs. | Photo by Giles Mingasson / ABC
Charlie Sheen will reprise the “Boy In the Police Station” role he played in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in an upcoming episode of Philly-based ABC sitcom The Goldbergs. More from People:
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UArts graduate Matt McAndrew is holding strong in the top four on The Voice. Last night, the finalists had a chance to show their prowess with a handful of performances, one of which was a original tune that will become their first record. McAndrew chose a touching song called “Wasted Love.” Check out his performance below.
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Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley stopped by the Ellen show recently to surprise a 23-year-old superfan with cancer.
Julie Kramer had no idea what was coming to her, she thought she was there to talk about staying positive as she struggles with a rare form of cancer, and to receive a few gifts. Ellen presented her with a check for $10,000, which brought tears to her eyes, but then her dream of dreams came true: Her favorite Phillies player Chase Utley came strutting out with a box full of Phillies gifts. Her reaction is priceless.
Utley gave her an open invitation to the Phillies any time she wants to come.
Jeffrey Tambor in Transparent.
If you’re a fan of Amazon’s Transparent, the series starring the phenomenal Jeffrey Tambor as a father transitioning to become a woman, you’ll be very excited to hear that a real-life version of the tale is coming to TV.
ABC Family has ordered My Transparent Life, a reality show that follows a teenage boy named Ben who is dealing with his parents’ divorce and the realization that his father is transgender. ABC Family released this statement with the announcement.
ABC Family is best known for its complex, loving and relatable family programming, and we are so proud … to share Ben’s incredible real-life story. … While Ben’s family situation is unusual, the themes and coming-of-age issues are universal, and we think our viewers will find a real connection to them.”
The series will be produced by Ryan Seacrest’s production company. Air date is TBA.
It was bound to happen: Last night, on the season finale of South Park, the show takes on Bill Cosby and the string of sexual assault allegations against him that have been resurfacing lately.
The bit finds Cosby and Taylor Swift singing a version of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” Cosby is attempting to convince Swift to stay at his house, offering her a mysterious J-E-L-L-O drink. Check out a clip above.
Last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Atlanta hip-hopper ILoveMakonnen (aka Makonnen Sheran) performed his much-raved-about “Club Going Up On a Tuesday” for the first time on television.
Pitchfork gave the tune “Best New Song” status in August, when it appeared on ILoveMakonnen’s latest EP, I Love Makonnen. There’s a remix featuring Drake, and Miley Cyrus has sung the song’s praises, but last night it was Philly’s The Roots who were there to back up ILoveMakonnen for his performance.
Check it out above.
Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Keith Carlos was crowned America’s Next Top Model on Friday during Tyra Bank’s long-running reality show’s season finale. This makes Carlos the first man to win the competition, since ANTM started including male models last season.
According to FOX 29, Carlos beat out 30 other men and women for the top prize, which earns him a contract with Next Model Management and a spread in Nylon magazine.
In a statement to Zap2It, Carlos said, “”I was very surprised that I won, because Will was such a strong model and Adam was so red-hot towards the end. The fact that I came through and pulled it out was very surprising for me.”
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UPDATE [12/8/2014, 2:45 p.m.]: TMZ reports that the snake wasn’t found in the wild—it was shipped in like a prop. This just gets worse and worse.
Several weeks ago we told you about New Jersey-raised conservationist Paul Rosolie, who signed a deal with Discovery to be gobbled up by a 20-foot anaconda in the Amazon rainforest. Well, last night that episode finally aired on Eaten Alive, and there was no gobbling up, just a little nibbling. Here’s how Flavorwire reviewed the two-hour episode:
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