If you live in Philadelphia and have ever looked longingly at San Diego’s Comic Con, something good is on the way. The Keystone Comic Con is scheduled to take place from September 14-16 at the Philadelphia Convention Center. This is the first edition of the Keystone Comic Con and could be the start of an amazing annual event in Philadelphia.
Over five seasons the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs has played tribute to every aspect of the Eighties that you can imagine. Here are the five best Philly moments on The Goldbergs (and one they got wrong):
We interrupt this blog to talk about football because… the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Champions! For people outside of the Philadelphia area, it is hard to explain what this means. Generations of Eagles fans have watched decades of tough luck and just misses. They last won a championship in 1960, seven years before the... Continue Reading →
anuary was a busy month. I started a new job and my Philadelphia Eagles made the Super Bowl. I would be lying if I did not say that my favorite TV moment of the month came courtesy of NBC's coverage of the Eagles-Falcons NFC playoff game.
On Sunday, January 28, the Everything is Awesome Let’s F Cancer Podiversary Festival will take place at the Tattooed Mom in South Philadelphia. The event marks the second anniversary of the Philadelphia-area podcast Everything Is Awesome and is also a benefit to raise money for the cancer charity Lets F Cancer.
No one was taking odds in 1976, but the prospect of an eighth Rocky movie being released in 2018 would have been more unthinkable than the Italian Stallion knocking out Apollo Creed.
Sometimes you can take what happens in your own backyard for granted. Until recently, the list of horror films created in Pennsylvania is more incredible than I realized. Twisted Philly, the City of Brotherly Love’s most macabre-learning podcast, recently examined a handful of flicks that were shot in the Keystone State in the episode Horror In Twisted... Continue Reading →
Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic Tour swung by Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night, playing a roughly 95-minute set that flashed a display of talent as infectious as the 32-year-old Hawaiian’s broad smile. It isn’t every show where a band jolts an arena with chart-topping singles, amazing dance, and even some classical piano. Tuesday evening... Continue Reading →
Midway through his band’s Wednesday evening set at Union Transfer, Mondo Cozmo frontman Josh Ostrander looked out into the crowd and defiantly stated “This is what not giving up looks like.” The night was more than just a concert. It was a homecoming and a celebration of an artist who was riding an incredible wave... Continue Reading →