WATCH: Kurt Vile Performs With Warpaint in L.A.

Philly indie rock star Kurt Vile joined Warpaint on stage this weekend during the Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days in L.A. music festival. The group brought him out to perform the dreamy “Baby from their 2010 album The Fool. Vile will perform his own show at the 30 Days in L.A. on November 21st.

Check out the performance above, then read our Q&A with Vile from the Conversation Issue in the current Philly Mag.

(h/t Pitchfork)

Cops: Man Steals Tip Jar, Then Tries to Rob Another Store

Philadelphia Police have released video of multiple attempted robberies that took place just 10 minutes apart in Far Northeast Philadelphia late last month. The man attempted to rob two stores, and stole a tip jar from one.

According to the police account, a man entered the Freshworks at Knights and Woodhaven roads and threatened an employee with a knife. After being refused money, he stole the tip jar.

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WATCH: Parents Tell Their Kids They Ate All Their Halloween Candy

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel aired his annual prank/challenge that asks parents to tell their  kids they ate all their Halloween candy and then film it for the world to see. As always, it’s a hilarious watch, and the reactions run the gamut from pitiful (“That’s okay, we can get more”) to devastating (“Waaaaaahhhhhhh!”) to a little embarrassing (i.e. the girl at 1:05 who throws everything she can get her hands on in the kitchen.)

WATCH: Jenna Bush Hager and Natalie Morales Scared Out of Their Minds at Terror Behind the Walls

Today show gal pals Natalie Morales and former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager recently took a trip to Eastern State Penitentiary’s “Terror Behind the Walls,” the annual haunted attraction that’s been scaring people shitless for decades.

The whole thing was caught on video and shown on the Today show this morning. The segment starts with a history of Eastern State, which is interesting in its own right, but the real fun starts around the 3-minute mark, when the ladies start meeting the ghouls in “Terror Behind the Walls.” Screams abound! Check out the video above.

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WATCH: Funny Supercut of All It’s Always Sunny‘s “Goddamn It” Scenes

YouTube user “rat king” has put together this funny supercut video of all the mentions of the phrase “goddamn it!” in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. But is he sure he got all of them?

“If you’re here to tell me I missed one, I will jam you into next week,” he says in the video description.

I’ll take your word for it. Check out the video above.

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Dancers Turn SEPTA Into a “Voguing Train”

Local dancer and choreographer—and one of our LGBT Six-Word memoirists—Kemar Jewel just tweeted us this fab video of him and some fellow dancers voguing all over SEPTA.

He starts at Walnut and Locust on the Broad Street Line and manages to vogue all over town—in the train cars, in subway corridors, on steps—everywhere. He tells me they shot at noon one day, but somehow he managed to film it without having any passengers in the way. “Just know it was a lot of planning, patience, and prayer.”

In a statement to Huffington Post, he says he did the video to show that “anywhere can be a performance area. … I am a member of Philadelphia’s Black Gay Ballroom Scene and I wanted to showcase all of its creativity and talent. Also, since voguing and the Ballroom Scene is an ‘underground scene,’ why not put it underground, literally!”

Check out the video above, and keep in mind that it contains language that may be offensive to some viewers.

WATCH: Roaches and Maggots Get Their Picasso On at Academy of Natural Sciences

I wanted to make sure to post this way before lunch. Beware: It’s totally gross, but it’s also kind of fascinating at the same time. The Academy of Natural Sciences dipped a bunch of hissing Madagascar cockroaches and maggots in paint and let them take off across the canvas to create their own vibrant, abstract masterpieces. The whole thing is caught on tape (above) and serves to highlight the Academy’s upcoming Bug Fest, taking place this Saturday and Sunday, August 9th and 10th. The weekend event is a chance for the museum to show off its immense bug collection. There will be cockroach races, a bug parade, and insect-centric craft booths. Get the full lineup here.

Amazing Vintage Videos Chronicle Philadelphia As Far Back as the 1940s

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After you’re done debating whether to go with the “Amaro” or “Sierra” filter on your next #tbt post, we’ve got some ultimate throwback footage for you that requires absolutely #nofilter. The Philadelphia Department of Records (PDR) has released a series of vintage Philly videos that chronicle the city as far back as the 1940s.

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Philly’s Billy Cavallo is “Gay & Lucky” in New Andrew Christian Video

Billy Cavallo in Andrew Christian's latest viral video, "Gay & Lucky."

Billy Cavallo in Andrew Christian’s latest viral video, “Gay & Lucky.”

A few months ago, Gayborhood bartender Billy Cavallo jetted out to L.A. to fulfill one of his requirements as winner of 2013’s Most Original Stoli Guy competition: to film an Andrew Christian video. (You can watch that here.) While he was there, however, filmmakers had him star in another spot that veered away from the underwear retailer’s typical bulge-tastic ads in favor of something a little more heartwarming.

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