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Occupy Hollywood: Why Kim Kardashian’s Divorce Proves It’s Necessary

Last week, I saw two separate op-eds—one on The Huffington Post and one on Salon—that suggested that now, in the age of Occupy Wall Street, […]

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Ruth Madoff Should Keep Her Millions

Ruth Madoff has been all over the TV lately, ostensibly begging for redemption but, in reality, pitching a new book, Truth and Consequences: Life Inside […]

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Too Much Hype Over Penn Doc’s Weighty Comments

Chris Christie owes a big thank you to Penn orthopedic surgeon John Kelly IV. A box of chocolates would be nice. With Dr. Kelly getting, […]

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Too Much Hype Over Penn Doc’s Weighty Comments

Chris Christie owes a big thank you to Penn orthopedic surgeon John Kelly IV. A box of chocolates would be nice. With Dr. Kelly getting, […]

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Fired Convention Center CFO Sues Center and CEO Ahmeenah Young

It’s hardly surprising that the Pennsylvania Convention Center has been a beacon for controversy since its 1993 debut. After all, anytime that you combine politicians, […]

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Adults Locked in Philly Basement Is Shocking, But Not New

It is hard to imagine how Linda Ann Weston, who allegedly kept four mentally challenged adults chained in a basement so she could collect their […]

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Why Did the Police Target the Mummers Prostitutes?

It seems that a whole lot of people were shocked this week when news broke that the Philadelphia Police Department raided a Mummers clubhouse in […]

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Five Worst Wedding Toasts of All Time

I’ve attended two weddings in the past month and have a third coming up next weekend. By my count, the total number of best-man/maid-of-honor speeches […]

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Why Weren’t Mummers Arrested in the Prostitution Bust?

I don’t think that Philadelphia police and prosecutors are intentionally sexist. But the prostitution bust at the Mummers’ Downtown Fancy Brigade clubhouse sure makes them […]

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Philly Theater Etiquette 101: Shut Up

I know now that we should’ve switched seats at intermission. But on Tuesday night, as my blood pressure rose and my teeth clenched, I thought […]

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Poor Vince Fumo. Prison’s Rough, Huh?

If you’re a lifelong Philadelphian, you know there are five things you can count on: 1. You’ll be able to find delicious cannoli in South […]

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Kim Delaney’s Bizarre Behavior at Constitution Center

It was strange enough that rehab-graduate and B-list actress Kim Delaney was on the list of speakers honoring former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates last […]

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A Candidate to Cure the Nation of Our Entitlement Notion

The field of GOP nominees for president is getting a little crowded. The candidates, along with President Obama, have varying ideas and strategies to get […]

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Texas Rangers Build a Statue for Stupidity

Predicting an impending Judgment Day is increasingly fashionable, but it’s already here and always has been. It’s called decision making in everyday life. But for […]

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Housewives, Shut Up

My 22-year-old daughter has a problem. It’s more of an addiction, really. Given a long, hot summer without any classes to attend, she watches a […]