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Philly legislator Mike Stack talks minimum wage on MSNBC

Raising the minimum wage has become a huge national issue this election year and State Sen. Mike Stack (D-Philadelphia), who is running for Lt. Governor, has co-sponsored a bill that would raise both the standard and tipped minimum wage to $12 per hour in Pennsylvania. The bill, which he introduced alongside State Sen. Daylin Leach, [...]

Posted Apr. 17, 2014                

Calendar: April 16-23

Philadanco; Carl Cox; Sex with Timaree; Clean Up in Clark Park; Philly Zombie Crawl; Fair Foods Fair; and more.

Posted Apr. 15, 2014 | Comments: 0


By Brian Freedman

Foisting Food Fads on Fido

Just because something’s become a foodie buzzword doesn’t mean it’s what your pet needs.

Posted Apr. 16, 2014 | Comments: 0


By Genevieve Valentine

Genevieve Spoils Everything: Romance with an AI—always tricky

Cinema’s relationship with technology is complicated. Though the high tech of the moment makes for a snazzy narrative (at least until the cell phones get dated)—it brings with it a healthy veneer of skepticism.

Posted Apr. 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

Should we really be so happy when a fictional villain dies painfully?

This is schadenfreude at its purest. The word is a German derivative meaning “harm joy,” by the way; it’s that cheap thrill we experience whenever someone rightly—in our mind, anyway—gets some sort of comeuppance.

Posted Apr. 18, 2014 | Comments: 0


  • Savage Love
    By Dan Savage

    While some people overcome these particular strains of assholery, it usually takes being dumped several dozen times before a guy like your boyfriend starts to do the hard...

  • Letters to the Editor
    By PW Readers

    Patty is a hero who stands up for what she believes in. It’s not about the money; it’s about right and wrong. We as a country used to shun evildoers, now we pay them big...

  • First Person Arts Podcast: Family Foibles

    Drew covers for his mother-in-law to spare her embarrassment and she takes full advantage....


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