2009 Eagles: Better than the 2008 version?

There will be players missing who you thought would probably be here forever and players here who you never thought would be.As a busier than expected offseason winds to a close and training camp...

First Nixon, Now Cheney: the Dicks Have It.

To those who view themselves as politically independent the meltdown of  the Republican Party since last fall’s election is, at best, worrisome, and, at worst, a pitiful display of division, dysfunction, and distemper.  To those...

Is 3-1-1 A Joke In Your Town?

Philadelphia’s city government doesn’t have the best reputation in providing services. Actually, that’s a gigantic understatement. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who has had a positive experience dealing with our city government...

Horror From The Airwaves

Turn on The Big Talker WPHT any time of the day save a Phillies game, and you’ll hear what everyone’s talking about. “You’re a great American,” afternoon talker Sean Hannity tells his pre-screened callers,...

The Top 10 Worst Eagles Draft Picks Of The Past 20 Years

The NFL Draft. AKA the annual collegiate cattle call… or is it chattel call? The NFL Draft. AKA the annual collegiate cattle call… or is it chattel call?Every year each NFL franchise has visions of...

Ten reasons the Phillies are Champs and the Flyers are not

As the Pittsburgh Penguins hoist Lord Stanley's Cup, it is a futher reminder that the Flyers once again came up short in their quest for their third Stanley Cup. The Penguins have now supplanted the...

Petits Fours: Lilliputian show of Miniatures (Review)

The Other Woman Art Collective is a ladies art collective of four emerging Philadelphia-area artists.  The artists—Aubrie Costello, Laura Graham, Darla Jackson, and Laura McKinley—work in different media using common themes and sensibilities to...

Get Your Goulash

We’ve all got a crazy family story, the ones we pull out when a party gets dull to stir up a round of belly laughs.  People might not even believe that Uncle John burned...