John Bolaris


The Six Degrees Game of Love, Philly Celebrity Edition

Ever notice how for the bold-faced and famous here, Philadelphia’s social scene resembles a high school? The dating pool is shallow, everyone knows everyone else, […]


Best Bits of John Bolaris’ Snowstorm Chat

Starting at 5 this morning, ex-NBC 10 and Fox 29 weatherman John Bolaris held a marathon chat on, lasting until just before 11 a.m. […]


18 Super Bowl Sex, Drug Arrests Made

Get this: People are selling sex and drugs to the rich tourists in New York for Super Bowl week! It doesn’t always go so smoothly: […]


The New John Bolaris Project in No Way Reeks of Hubris

Pretty clear that this is soon going to be our new favorite thing ever: It appears John Bolaris is finally letting us in on his […]


The Official Philly Snow Day Drinking Game

The only thing more irritating than traffic-clogging/SEPTA-delaying snow storms is the way people react to them. Without further ado, here is your official Philly Snow […]


John Bolaris and His Eight Inches Win the Weather Wars (This Time)

Yesterday, amply-mocked weatherman John Bolaris told readers that Philadelphia could get as much as eight inches of snow — two inches more than his earlier prediction. […]


John Bolaris Says We’re Getting More Snow Than He First Thought [UPDATED]

UPDATE: John Bolaris and his eight inches win. ORIGINAL: As you might imagine, the local meteorologists have dialed back their specificity a bit after the […]


Get Ready for More Snow Saturday

Tomorrow, starting around 10 a.m., it’s going to start snowing again. Around 8 p.m. according to, that’ll let up and morph into freezing rain. […]


John Bolaris Is A Real Person With Real Feelings

Even now, it’s tough to know what to make of John Bolaris. He clearly wants our attention—why else take a gig and make jokes […]


Our Favorite Moments From John Bolaris’s Live Weather Chat

John Bolaris is doing John Bolaris, finding a way to be relevant during a major storm by live-chatting at  And as is often the case—remember […]

Nick Foles (9) hands off to running back LeSean McCoy (25) during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at the Lincoln Financial Field Snow Bowl

This Is How Much Snow Fell in Philadelphia Yesterday

Yesterday’s nobody-saw-this-coming snowstorm totaled 8.6 inches yesterday in Philadelphia, according to the National Weather Service. That’s more than anybody expected, but according to weatherzombie […]


John Bolaris Can’t Quite Quit You, Philadelphia

Remember back in April when John Bolaris said he was leaving town for a New York gig? Yeah, nevermind. At this hour, instead, he’s got […]


John Bolaris Is Back!

Spurred on by some cryptic tweets, I recently spoke with John Bolaris, who’s got some good news for fans of predictable weather forecasts and unpredictable […]


John Bolaris Writes Un-Ironic Column Attacking Bad Role Models

Every time John Bolaris decides to poke his skull-capped head into the pages of the Metro, it’s a special little treat. Well today’s treat has […]


John Bolaris’s Latest Twitter Freakout

There are a few things you can count on these days — taxes, talk of whether Donovan McNabb puked in the Super Bowl, and John […]