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NEWS AND OPINION

By Jeffrey Barg

Jerry Blavat As The Geator

There was a time when the Geator was more famous than he is now. But what his audiences have lost in hair they’ve more than made up for in devotion. Jerry Blavat, who’ll be 70 this summer, hears the shouts as he bikes around the city.

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Posted Jan. 26, 2010 | Comments: 38

FOOD

By Tim McGinnis

PW's Guide to Pad Thai

The gifts that Thailand has bestowed upon the world include a brutal form of boxing, ladyboys and, of course, Pad Thai, a dish that owes its popularity more to politics than cultural tradition. Here are some of Philly's best.

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Posted Jan. 26, 2010 | Comments: 6

SCREEN

By Matt Prigge

Six Films Starring Scandalous Actors

Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle raped and killed aspiring actress Virgina Rappe. In truth, the plumber’s assistant-turned-silent comic was acquitted of all charges. No matter. The three heavily reported trials destroyed his career, but he came back.

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Posted Jan. 26, 2010 | Comments: 0

SCREEN

By Sean Burns

Legion

The only twist on the 'Terminator' formula here is that, instead of angry robots, we’re dealing with a vengeful God. Turns out the big guy has had his fill of humanity and wants to wipe the slate clean.

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Posted Jan. 26, 2010 | Comments: 0

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