interviews

Maria Quiñones Sánchez
News

Maria Quiñones Sánchez on Her Pet Shih Tzu and Hanging Out in Northeast Philly Bars

My full name is … Maria de los Angeles Quiñones Sánchez. The woman next to my mother in the delivery room — her child passed […]

Tiona Nekkia McClodden
News

Experimental Filmmaker Tiona Nekkia McClodden Doesn’t Care If You Miss the Point

The Rundown Age: 38 CV, abridged: Pew Fellow (2016); Guggenheim Fellow (2019); fellow in art and activism, Bard College (2018-’19); works exhibited at the Museum […]

Foobooz

Wawa’s Corporate Chef on the New Food She Can’t Wait to Share With Customers

Before I started at Wawa, I was … a culinary-school teacher, and then corporate chef at Buffalo Wild Wings in Minneapolis. I’ve been at Wawa […]

News

Raquel Salas Rivera on Identity, Footnotes, and the Difference Between a Philadelphian and an American

The Rundown Age: 33 CV, abridged: Current Philadelphia poet laureate; co-organizer of We (Too) Are Philly poetry festival; author of five books of poems; longlisted […]

Health Hero VIP Wendell Holland
Be Well Philly

Health Hero VIP Wendell Holland on Coming Back From an Injury

We’re still in full-swing of our 2018 Health Hero Challenge presented by Independence Blue Cross, folks. While the voting on our semi-finalists is now closed […]

Be Well Philly

Meet the Philadelphian Who’s a Top American Ninja Warrior

If you’ve ever watched an episode of American Ninja Warrior, you’ve had the thought run through your head: Are these people even human?  We definitely have […]

Foobooz

Talking with the Chefs from This Year’s Audi Feastival

As we mentioned last week, the end of summer means that the 2017 Audi Feastival is coming — the annual food and drink event held to […]

Business

I Love My Job: Chuck Peruto

In this week’s edition of I Love My Job, we talk to high-profile Philly lawyer Chuck Peruto, who has defended deranged murderers, mafioso-types, and certain […]

Donald Trump and Randall Cunningham
City

WATCH: That Time Randall Cunningham Interviewed Donald Trump

“Donald Trump: Businessman. Billionaire. Ladies’ man. Celebrity. And, believe it or not, big sports fan!” The year was 1992. Despite having one of the greatest […]

Elizabeth Banks holds up her phone to take a selfie
City

Elizabeth Banks at Penn: “You F—ing Millennials Need to F—ing Vote”

Elizabeth Banks was done speaking to a packed-to-the-gills LGBT Center at Penn. As she finished up her brief speech, she knew what the kids were […]

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey
News

Bob Casey’s Profound About-Face on Gun Control

In 2009, during his first term in the U.S. Senate, Bob Casey voted to allow guns on Amtrak trains. He was not a believer in […]

Shoppist

This Philly Library Lends Out Ties to Members on the Job Hunt

When you look good, you feel good — that’s a fact. And when you feel good, you’re more likely to confidently walk into your job […]

News

An Interview with Philly Chess and Poker Pro Jennifer Shahade

Jennifer Shahade is a woman of many talents. The Rittenhouse Square area resident is not just a two-time United States women’s chess champion and the […]

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 […]

Ticket

INTERVIEW: Comedian and 30 Rock Star Judah Friedlander

Judah Friedlander is probably best known for his work on the television comedy 30 Rock, where he played the lazy, porn-loving skit writer Frank Rossitano. […]