Culture

News

Lemonade Stand: What Beyoncé Will Be Bringing to the Linc

When Beyoncé lands at Lincoln Financial Field tomorrow night, she’ll bring with her hits, legions of fans — and about a dozen reasons for them […]

code orange
News

Is Philly Really the Angriest City in America?

Listicles are, as a general rule, nothing to get too riled up about. Ever since Buzzfeed proved you could build an empire on the back […]

Urban Axes - throw
News

An Axe-Throwing Club Is Coming to Kensington

I must look stupid. I have this fear a lot, but this time I’m sure of it: My left foot is forward, and my weight […]

News

Donald Trump T-Shirts Have Taken Over the Wildwood Boardwalk

Welcome to the fifth annual edition of the Wildwood Boardwalk T-Shirt Guide! Not a lot has changed on the boards since I did my first […]

News

Why Real Philadelphians Instinctively Hate Shiny New Things

Not long ago a treasured possession of mine — an audio tape my dad made when I was about four — got ruined. Somehow the tape […]

News

What Every Artist Who Will Pay Tribute to Prince Should Learn From Madonna

Hollywood has it right, the music industry has it wrong. When the movie industry pauses during awards shows to honor the deceased they unroll a spool of […]

News

How Did Wawa Become One of the Top Spots for Missed Connections?

Looking for a summer love? Don’t bother with dimly-lit bars serving $6 Coors Lights. Skip the club scene and the electronic beats. Even your corner coffee shop with […]

News

People, Stop Killing Wild Animals With Kindness

One of the most embarrassing things I ever did was find a dog that wasn’t lost. It was near Second and Washington, while I was […]

News

Inside the Seriously Exhilarating Black Comic Book Scene

A confession: I was never a big comic book fan. Comics were just too expensive in Guatemala, where I grew up. They were also only […]

News

Jim Kenney Made a Cameo in a High School Musical

Seated in the dark back row of a theater during the climactic scene of Curtains, a comedy musical murder mystery put on by St. Joe’s Prep, […]

News

Penn Is Now Noting Disciplinary Violations on Student Transcripts

Last week, the University of Pennsylvania announced that students who violate its academic integrity, student conduct or sexual violence codes will no longer be eligible for […]

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 […]

Justin Bieber at Johnny Brenda's
News

This Man Tried to Smoke Up Justin Bieber at Johnny Brenda’s

When Noah Suzuki got the text, he knew he and his friends needed to get to Johnny Brenda’s immediately. Suzuki, 24, was with his co-workers […]

News

Justin Bieber Went to Johnny Brenda’s and Things Are Different Now

Most relationships have a breaking point. In a healthy relationship, you see it coming far enough in advance to prepare a short list of grievances […]

News

Seven Theories You Might Not Know About Where the Word “Hoagie” Comes From

iStockphoto.com | Jack Puccio We were really hoping we’d be able to trace a Native American origin for the word “hoagie” in celebration of National […]