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By Michael Gonzales

The Cosby allegations are hard to face—just like when it's a real family member

Most of us have had that moment when we’ve learned something awful about a person we’d looked up to. When that’s a loved one, it can be life-changingly terrible—but sometimes we’re almost as shocked when it’s a hero we’ve idolized from afar.

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Posted Nov. 19, 2014 | Comments: 10

Stephen King on writing a musical with John Mellencamp: 'I don't know how to do this'

Their 'Ghost Brothers of Darkland County' plays Philadelphia on Nov. 13.

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Posted Nov. 11, 2014 | Comments: 1

PW's Taste of Philly 2014

It’s a real challenge to wrap your tongue around all the culinary goodness the city has to offer. That’s why Philadelphia Weekly takes the time every year to help you out—both in print and out on the town.

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Posted Nov. 5, 2014 | Comments: 0

Election Day 2014: Tues., Nov. 4

Where are you supposed to go vote? What is the ballot going to look like? What sorts of initiatives do you get to vote on?

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Posted Oct. 29, 2014 | Comments: 0

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Pa-Gov: Here’s one ad we love—and one we hate
By Josh Kruger

Right now, we’re all being bombarded by negative ads in the run up to next Tuesday’s primary.  Everybody hates this shit.  Specifically, two ads have gotten our attention lately:  One from the governor’s race and another from PA-13, which we’re referring to as “GIRL PLEASE” AND “AWESOME SAUCE TASTES LIKE…” First up, Tom Corbett’s take on Democrat Tom Wolf’s [...]

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“Tips for Jesus” hits Philly; man leaves $7,000
By Josh Kruger

There’s a mysterious, awesome movement afoot right now in America: It was (probably) begun by a corporate executive, and it’s hit more than a dozen cities across the country. The mission: make the world a better place one ridiculously large tip at a time. Usually to often overworked, underpaid waitstaff and bartenders. And it seems that [...]