WATCH: Sixers 2015-16 Hype Video

It is almost October, and that means we are getting very close to Sixers season. While the Sixers have not exactly been very good recently, we hoopheads are excited that pro basketball (or some facsimile of it) will return to Philadelphia. Read more »

Here’s a Video of Kittens Playing on Top of Comcast Bills

Bills, bills, bills! Can you believe how much it adds up? Watch this video, then help out the kittens by making a donation to PAWS:

Posted by PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society) on Thursday, June 4, 2015

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society has been absolutely destroying social media recently, with cute cats and cute dogs filling up our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook timelines.

But yesterday they may have topped themselves. In an effort to drum up donations, PAWS posted a video of a bunch of kittens playing on top of Comcast, PGW and other bills while “Bills Bills Bills” by Destiny’s Child played. Aww! Read more »

WATCH: Video Captures First Weekend at Spruce Street Harbor Park

In the fifth episode of his “Uncover Philly” series, videographer Cory J. Popp brings us the first weekend of Spruce Street Harbor Park (SSHP)—a perfect minute-and-thirty-second video to get lost in if you haven’t had the chance to check out the glowing oasis on the Delaware Waterfront.

The flick captures everything we’ve heard about SSHP so far: the outdoor roller rink, the food trucks, the hammocks. But it really gets into its groove around the 16-second mark, when the city goes dark and those hanging, light saber-like tree lights illuminate the communal spaces underneath. It’s like something out of a fairyland. Delaware River Waterfront Corporation definitely turned up the notch on SSHP this year. Check out the video above, then head out to experience it for yourself if you haven’t already.


Lena Dunham, Kendrick Lamar to Play Noir Badasses in Taylor Swift’s Next Music Video

After the womp-womp that was her last video, “Style,” Taylor Swift has decided to turn things up a notch for her next offering by inviting a handful of her famous pals to star as elaborate, funny-named noir characters. She tweeted a hint about the video, for the song “Bad Blood,” yesterday evening, explaining that each star chose their own name and persona:

Swift is going to be CATastrophie, if you didn’t get that already:

And then she shared the names of the other stars, tweeting movie-poster images of each of them throughout the day:

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WATCH: “Philly in Bloom” Catches Philadelphia in All Its Springtime Glory

Philly videographer Cory Popp has wowed us with videos over the past few years, namely a couple works that feature Philadelphia covered in snow and ice. They were gorgeous in the dead of winter, when we didn’t mind looking at stuff like that, but ain’t nobody got time for that right now. With that in mind, I present Popp’s latest, “Philly in Bloom.”

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WATCH: Zombie Flash Mob Terrorize Philadelphians All Over the City

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Posted by Hürriyet TV on Friday, April 10, 2015

Turkish entertainment website Hürriyet TV recently released this video on their Facebook page, showing a flash mob of zombies terrorizing Philadelphia. We’ve seen videos like this filmed in Philly before—but never with a whole freakin’ mob, which is probably why it genuinely scared people shitless.

The horde show up in random places all over the city. Check out the video to see them lurking from beneath a bridge in Fairmount Park, in the plaza of City Hall and even down one of those cramped, cobblestone streets in, I’m guessing, Old City.

WATCH: Philly Native and His Family Featured in “Love Has No Labels” Video


By now you’ve probably caught sight of the Upworthy-approved “Love Has No Labels” PSA that went viral this week. The work features folks from various sexual, religious and ethnic backgrounds as skeletons behind an X-ray screen set up on a busy strip in Los Angeles. The point of the project is to show that we all look alike underneath—or in this case as skeletons—and that love, as the title suggests, should carry no labels.

One of the couples featured in the project has local ties: Germantown native Anthony Henderson, who has since moved to Los Angeles to become a fashion stylist to the stars, shows up with his husband—and former Philadelphia suburbanite—Jason Strong and their son Marcelino.

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WATCH: Cory J. Popp’s “Frozen Philadelphia” Captures What’s Awesome About Philly in Winter

Philly videographer Cory J. Popp, who we’ve featured numerous times on our blogs, just released a new video that captures the essence of wintertime in Philadelphia. No, I’m not talking about the sludge, and the delayed trains and that grumpy, cold woman you pass on your way to work every morning. This is stop-and-smell-the-roses kind of winter in Philadelphia—those little touches that we often miss because we’re jetting from Point A to Point B before our nipples freeze off. Here, you’ll find the little elderly lady watching the snow from a window on her South Philly row home, a friendly neighbor about to pelt you with a snow ball, the Schuylkill frozen solid in the evening, creating a mirror of twinkling city lights on its steely midnight-blue surface.

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WATCH: Taylor Swift Releases Stunning Video for New Single “Style”

Taylor Swift promised fans that she would release a new video on Friday the 13th. It was supposed to debut on Good Morning America, but it actually hit the web a few hours earlier. It’s a stunning video, finding the Wyomissing native slowed down quite a bit since her last offering, “Shake It Off.” Check it out above.

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