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Allen Iverson Will Soon Be Sleeping in His $400,000 Car

Because that Maybach is apparently the only thing the high-spending former Sixer — who is about to lose his Atlanta mansion and who, according to […]

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Video: Animal-Rights Activists Mistakenly Use Prey Drone to Monitor Pigeon Shoot

A video-enabled drone attempting to monitor a pigeon shoot in Berks County allegedly suffered an intentionally-aimed-buckshot-related midair malfunction on Sunday — for the fourth time. […]

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Chris Brown’s Neck Tattoo Shows Control Over Rihanna

In the end Chris Brown did what all abusers do—just more explicitly. He didn’t just beat his woman. He had to own her, too. And […]

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VIDEO: Allentown QB Nails Ref’s Noggin, Goes Viral

Allentown’s Quentin Williams, the quarterback at Dieruff High, started off his team’s season last weekend with both a lowlight and a highlight. The lowlight? His […]

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Jonah Lehrer, Bob Dylan, Hubris, Penises and Me

So depending on whom you ask, the abrupt downfall of New Yorker writer Jonah Lehrer—who was recently revealed first to have self-plagiarized (which sounds way […]

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Junior Seau Killed Football

Junior Seau didn’t just commit suicide last week. He probably killed football itself. Now, to be sure, both pro and college teams will take the […]

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Dwight Howard Isn’t the First NBA Star to Make Crazy Demands

Back when the NBA trade deadline was approaching, and ridiculous rumors were circulating throughout the media like so many wishful thoughts, someone floated the idea […]

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Best Political F@#$-Ups of 2011

One thing everyone loves more than lists? Watching politicians step in their own poo. Lucky for us there was a lot of that going on […]

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Philadelphia’s Worst People of 2011

Sure. Accused pederast Jerry Sandusky contributed plenty of headlines in 2011, but State College is a three-and-a-half-hour drive from these parts. And we’ve got plenty […]

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Catholic Mass, Andy Reid, School Choice and Dumb Security Measures

The best thing about being a columnist is that there’s never a shortage of material—especially the kind that leaves you shaking your head.  The bad […]

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SEPTA Owed $8.4M for Overdue Cars

SEPTA placed a $274 million order for 120 of the new Silverliner V cars—the first of which hit the tracks in October of 2010. Hyundai-Rotem—the […]

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Frazier vs. Rocky: Philly Got Its Hero Wrong

Bill Burr was doing a stand-up comedy bit for the Opie and Anthony Traveling Virus Show in Camden in 2006, and the crowd had turned […]

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Shut Down the U.S. Postal Service

I went to the post office this week. This is something I try to avoid doing at all costs, like dental surgery and balancing my […]

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NJ Politician Louis Magazzu Makes an Increasingly Common Mistake

So now it’s powerful South Jersey politician and father of five Louis Magazzu—Cumberland County freeholder, former chair of that county’s Democratic Party—who’s stepped down after […]

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Never Too Late to Say You’re Sorry

There are a lot of apologies being issued these days, and I feel they’re lacking in quality. Take Anthony Weiner, for example. It’s surprising that […]