Obama Delivers

I’ve never given a penny to a political campaign, but today Obama’s people wore me down and got me to toss him $5 for a “chance to win dinner with the President.” Why did I give now?  Maybe it’s Michelle Bachmann, or maybe it’s my desire to sit down to

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Silverdocs

Silverdocs

I enjoy hanging out at film festivals as a minor celebrity, going to parties with movie people, getting lots of free fruit and cheese and drinking bottomless plastic cups of red wine and champagne. I like strangers pressing their card into my hand and telling me I should write a

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The Problem With Philadelphia

The Problem With Philadelphia

Shoddy maintenance. Too little, too late? What were they thinking? Why? My guess is that the councilperson in this district helped someone cozy to them fund this project through a handout masked as a revitalization effort. This is the result. But that’s just a guess. I’m not trying to disparage

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Eagles Missing

Eagles Missing

Today was the annual Eagles Playground build/school/mural, paint day partnership.  Missing this year were the Eagles players. Boo! Coach Reid was there, Lurie, some other coordinators and all those back office/philanthropic people that work for the team, but… eh. Also present were all the ridiculously adorable little kids that go

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We’re all gonna die

We’re all gonna die

Recently I’ve been noticing a few odd stories about the nuclear reactors up at Limerick shutting down for unknown reasons. First one reactor (twice), then the other. Fortunately, the good people at Exelon say that while they have no idea why the reactors keep shutting themselves off, everything is just

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