4 ways you could be more ready for the Philly mayoral primary (even if you forgot to register)

The May 19 primary is coming up fast. Whether you’re registered or not, here’s four things you gotta do.

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Posted Apr. 29, 2015 | Comments: 4

I didn’t invite you to my gay wedding, Rick Santorum

Our former senator says he won’t grace gay couples with his presence. Were we worried?

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Posted Apr. 22, 2015 | Comments: 2

Teen criminals shouldn’t be tried as adults, even for murder

The horror of their purported crime notwithstanding, this is wrong. It piles destruction upon destruction.

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Posted Apr. 15, 2015 | Comments: 2

Emoji aren't ruining our language skills, they're enhancing them

Every few years, we hear folks bemoan the dilution of language. Typically, they blame younger generations for a phenomenon that’s held true since the earliest days of human history

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Posted Mar. 25, 2015 | 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 [...]