Judge Matthew Brann equated the Trump campaign’s argument to “Frankenstein’s Monster.” That, plus the other five best quotes from the decision, which has cleared the way for counties across Pennsylvania to officially certify the election results.
Sure, a lot of people hate Terrell Owens. They say he’s full of himself, self-aggrandized, strutting around the football field like he’s walking on water. […]
The first sign that something big was changing — that the car had finally stopped skidding and we all, blessedly, remarkably, were still in one […]
In her forthcoming memoir, former WYSP deejay Anita Gevinson, the self-described “sex kitten of the airways,” remembers the high times and blurry Philly nights she shared in the early 1980s with the late rocker Warren Zevon
I won’t pretend any of the bad things that are about to happen came as a complete surprise. I knew the difference between the public […]
He steps out of the cab and into the neon haze of Atlantic City, and his eye contact with the valet quickly leads to one […]
In 1964, when Penn sociologist E. Digby Baltzell coined the acronym “Wasp” in his book The Protestant Establishment: Aristocracy & Caste in America, that station-wagon-driving, […]
Man has sifted truth and lies, it seems, as long as we’ve spoken to each other. Eve ate the snake’s apple, and we haven’t gotten […]
An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.
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What happens when a family of happy atheists turns up a holy child?
"COME HERE, I" call to my son Jake from the front porch. Just as I’ve stepped outside to get the mail, the cordons of pink-tinged clouds to the west, above the peaked roofs of the houses across the street, have parted to let through a vast, angular shaft of pure gold light. “Hurry!” I call again, and he leaves his computer with reluctance, ambling out. “There,” I say, and point.
"COME HERE, I" call to my son Jake from the front porch. Just as I’ve stepped outside to get the mail, the cordons of pink-tinged […]
What’s it take to be a good mom? Well, there’s not a book on that. You just try to do the best you can. When […]
FOR ABOUT A week this summer, the most popular article on the New York Times website was a bleating Tom Friedman column that lamented how […]
In the spring of 1903, muckraking journalist Lincoln Steffens checked into the St. James Hotel, located at 13th and Walnut streets. At the time, Steffens […]
The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.
In the weeks after an obscure Philadelphiablogmeister rocked the cable news world by shaming it into covering the disappearance of a young West Philadelphia mother-to-be, […]
On September 13, 2004, Richard Green wrote an e-mail to Manhattan divorce attorney Raoul Felder, the man the New Yorker had four months earlier dubbed […]
Sharon Eckstein was curious, and concerned. The semi-retired attorney and mother of two had read in the local papers about Lower Merion Township’s plan to […]
The Age of Innocence (1993). Martin Scorsese adapts Edith Wharton, with Philly standing in for New York. bbb Arnold’s Wrecking Co. (1973). An early effort […]