“Oh my God, I hear it all—divorces, cheating, businesses failing, you name it,” says the gregarious 42-year-old brunette during a break from the Lakshmi action on a recent afternoon. “Some people want their 45 minutes with me and they tell me everything, things they don’t tell anyone else. The cut is just a bonus for them.”
Balance is everything in her career: She’s a dancer, a choreographer, a teacher and a multimedia designer who crafts video projections, promotional posters and websites for dancers, dance companies and dance schools.
It’s been almost 20 years since Phil Allen placed his first call to WIP to complain about then-Phillies manager Jim Fregosi. Host Howard Eskin called him a moron and an imbecile and told him never to call back. Undeterred, Allen eventually became the station’s most distinctive and celebrated caller.
Known in his neighborhood as “the kid with the camera” growing up just north of New York City, Yee started considering a career in photography, specifically photojournalism, in the early ’00s after covering a mayhem-filled World Trade Organization protest in Washington, D.C. (while he was attending American University and majoring in new media studies).
Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and to mark the occasion, members of the local Socialist Alternative group, along with the SEIU and Fight For 15, will descend upon 10th and Market Streets with a message: Philly’s workers deserve a working wage. Why? Because a large proportion of Philadelphia’s population not just work for the embarrassing [...]
Perhaps to appease the far-right of his base, when Gov. Tom Corbett introduced his Medicaid expansion alternative plan last fall, he added one weird trick: A job search requirement. On Thursday, he backed off that part of his so-called Healthy PA plan, giving the alt-health care program a better chance of federal approval. The Medicaid expansion program [...]