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The Big Bang

The Big Bang

Attention Philadelphia residents: have you seen The Big Bang? It’s hysterical, and it’s playing at the Kimmel Center’s Innovation Studio through April 10th. Some background: Have you ever dreamed of getting involved in a big-time Broadway production? Join us in the elegant Park Avenue apartment of Dr. Sid and Sylvia Lipbalm as two wannabe producers, […]

Arts pick:  what is the role of the artist?

Arts pick: what is the role of the artist?

Today’s art’s pick questions the role of the artist in our society. The symbolism–namely the palette and the sword–is straightforward and represents the subject’s uncertainty and turmoil. This figure, an artist himself, faces a difficult decision: should he use his skill to create beauty, or should he wield his talent like a sword, using it […]

Cow Pi?

Cow Pi?

Just last night, an astute friend was looking at some of my Montana pictures and noticed that this cow, found wandering around the Chief Mountain International Highway, has the marking of Pi. Which is pretty strange. But then, it turns out that today, 3/14, is Pi Day.  Spooky.

Phreakin’ Phils

Phreakin’ Phils

Now that the Grapefruit League is in full swing, Phillies weblogs everywhere are coming out of hibernation. A new addition to the group is Phreakin’ Phils: another freaking Phillies blog. The site is less than a week old, but proprietor Wade Bloggs has already offered innovative ideas to improve our beloved and beleaguered baseball team. […]

Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

Visiting the Salvador Dali retrospective at Philadelphia’s Museum of Art made me realize I don’t know much about this strange Spaniard.* I’m more of a Picasso woman, I guess, though thankfully my eyes and other body parts are located in the normal places. We all know about the melting clocks and the lobster phones, but […]

Format change

Format change

Recently-released Arbitron and Nielsen ratings show that the Philadelphia market can no longer support a weblog specializing in phony art reviews and complaints about the resurgence of 80s fashion. Therefore, on Friday, March 11th, Good Grief! will go off the air, and the doesthisblogmakemybuttlookbig.com domain will be turned into a male porn site. Becky S […]