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Q&A: Yannick Nezet Seguin, A Hero for the Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s charismatic new conductor and artistic director, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, 36, arrives at a pivotal time for our embattled and legendary symphony. He’ll take […]

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Q&A: Schoolly D

This Thursday, Schoolly D performs and judges at the Trocadero for the Red Bull EmSee Battle (think 8 Mile). I got him on the phone […]

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Q&A: Claes Oldenburg

What was your inspiration for Paint Torch, your new sculpture that’s debuting on October 1st? The school still encourages painting with a brush. I started […]

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Q&A: Milkboy Philly’s Tommy Joyner

After months of construction delays and union woes, Ardmore’s popular Milkboy Coffee got its alcohol-enabled sister venue in Center City on Monday. I checked in […]

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Q&A: Reese Palley

What’s the title on your business card? I’ve had many. The title has been anything from art dealer to airline owner. I’m a peddler. Of […]

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Q&A: The Man Who Exposed Naked Sexting Photos of Louis Magazzu

Yesterday, Cumberland County Democratic Freeholder Louis Magazzu resigned his office over compromising photos he took of himself, pictures he probably never thought would wind up […]

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Juan Williams On His Comcast Connection, the iPad, and My Use of the Word “Retard”

Last October, Juan Williams was fired from NPR for saying that people in Muslim garb make him nervous on airplanes. Yesterday, he released Muzzled: The […]

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Q&A: “Hustler” Publisher Larry Flynt On Michele Bachmann, Hypocrisy and His New Book

Whether or not you’ve ever cracked open a copy of Hustler, you undoubtedly know controversial pornographer and First Amendment activist Larry Flynt. In 1974, he […]

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Q&A: Ukulele Master Jake Shimabukuro

Everybody’s got to find a niche, right? For Hawaii native Jake Shimabukuro, it’s that funny little, happy sounding instrument, the ukulele. The 33-year-old is pretty […]

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Q&A: Adam Mansbach

Your hilarious new book—a bedtime story about one frustrated parent’s attempts to put his kid to sleep—is blowing up the buzz meter. The legend goes […]

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Q&A: Hezekiah Jones

Why you perform under an assumed name: My given one is too much of a mouthful. Aptness of the “new folk” genre to which you’ve […]

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Q&A: Bart Winokur, Partner, Chairman and CEO of Dechert LLP

You’re going to keep practicing law, but you’re stepping down as Dechert’s CEO this month. Why now? I’ve done this job for 15 years. That’s […]

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Photo of the Day

Person: Corey Furlan, 29 Place: The parking lot outside PPL Park Thing: Marching with the Sons of Ben into a Philadelphia Union match Are you […]

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Q & A with Susan T. Spencer

When Susan Tose Spencer became the Philadelphia Eagles’ vice president, legal counsel, and acting GM in 1984, she was the only woman ever to hold […]

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Ron Jaworski’s The Games That Changed The Game

ESPN broadcaster Ron Jaworski played 17 seasons in the NFL, including a long run from 1977 to 1986 as quarterback for the Eagles. His new […]