“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).
It’s three days into the hunger strike for Philadelphia’s schools and Earlene Bry says she’s feeling good. Bry, a mother of a ninth grader in Philadelphia, began a hunger strike put together with members of Unite Here, the union representing noontime aides and safety workers in Philadelphia schools, on Monday. She and several others are camped [...]
As promised, Sen. Charles McIlhinney unveiled his amendments to Senate Bill 100, the liquor privatization bill, on Tuesday afternoon. As expected, no one seems too happy about it. McIlhinney (R-Bucks) had been a Republican hold-out on the legislation, which would change Pennsylvania’s liquor selling system from a state retail- and wholesale-run operation to…something else. And Tuesday’s press conference [...]