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The Astonishing Ubiquity of Walter Scott’s Death

I spent the better part of the last week avoiding video of the Walter Scott shooting. I read the various articles that accompanied it as […]

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Buy This App and Never Talk to Your Child Again!

When I wrote a few years back about the precipitous drop-off in the number of young men getting driver’s licenses, Uber was just beginning to […]

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Report: One-Quarter of Philadelphians Unhappy With Comcast

Twenty-six percent of Philadelphia Comcast subscribers are unhappy with the company’s service, according to a new report (below) released as City Hall begins the public […]

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FLOWCHART: A Handy Guide to the Wide World of Philly Crowdfunding

When the first couple crowd-funding requests popped up in my Facebook feed, I was a fan. It was hard not to be. Out of the […]

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Trevor Noah and the Never-Ending Cycle of Twitter Shame

The thing about people is that they’re fallible; they do bad things, both intentionally and unintentionally. As we were all taught as children, people make […]

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Amazon Home Services Has Arrived in Philadelphia

It’s not enough that you can have anything under the sun delivered to your front door. Now, thanks to the wonders of the Internet, you […]

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Union: Three Sticking Points in Inquirer/Newspaper Guild Negotiations

The company that owns Philly’s biggest daily newspapers is seeking a mediator to help resolve contract negotiations with the union that represents most of its […]

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Mo’ne Davis Just Wrote the Book on Twitter Trolls

By now, I’m used to Mo’ne Davis making me feel bad about myself. At 13, she throws a 70 miles-per-hour fastball, has been on the […]

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Apple to Go After Comcast With Web TV Offering

Apple and Comcast are about to start competing head-to-head. The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that Apple is planning a “Web TV” service — […]

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Speculation Grows About Comcast Cell Phone Service

Can you hear me now? It’s been nearly a year since we told you that Comcast was eyeing a plan to offer cellular phone service, […]

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Council Committee Approves Digital Ads

Center City is one step closer to looking like Times Square. A City Council Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that will allow “urban […]

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PlanPhilly Moving to WHYY

PlanPhilly, the website that covers planning and development news in Philadelphia, is moving from its longtime home under the PennPraxis umbrella to become part of […]

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The Three Questions I’m Never Asking Anybody Ever Again

Okay, so the first question you should never ask anyone is pretty obvious, because almost all of us have done it anyway. The question is, […]

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Philly Tweeter Shows NYT How to Put That in Their Pipe and Smoke It

You’ve probably heard by now about the New York Times’ huffy, snark-filled appraisal of Philadelphia after Philly beat out Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic […]

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Jon Stewart Is Leaving the Daily Show at the Right Time

For his own sanity — and, perhaps, for ours — Jon Stewart couldn’t have picked a better time to announce he’ll be stepping away from […]