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By bendystraw on January 30, 2006
According to Good Grief’s sophisticated user preference tracking algorithm, readers who enjoy fake art reviews will also enjoy Phreaking Philly’s review of Cart, a popular BYO in Old City: Cart is a charming, unassuming BYO that offers little in the way of interior design, but bags of potato chips clipped to its industrial-nuevo structure provide […]
By bendystraw on January 24, 2006
Everyone was at Fergies on Saturday, along with Strolling Luna and her creepy x-ray camera. True, I wouldn’t mind losing that holiday weight, but I was thinking more like a few inches off the hips. Though I suppose that being transparent has its advantages (such as the ability to render the great Blankbaby speechless).
By bendystraw on January 22, 2006
Last week’s BR-549 show at the TLA was pretty much what you’d expect from a concert performed by an aging hillbilly band. Much of their material is formulaic, but that’s not so bad if you like the formula. A fun night out, though I wouldn’t follow them around on tour or even buy any more […]
By bendystraw on January 19, 2006
Last week, Whitebait tagged me for the “meme of four” that’s been going around. It’s a dilemma. As someone who was always picked last for the kickball team, I appreciate getting tagged; however, I’m not big on memes. Therefore, I present a consolidated meme, narrowed down to one question: name four jobs you’ve had in […]
By bendystraw on January 11, 2006
What is going on with the Philadelphia City Paper’s I Love You, I Hate You? I still peruse these reader-submitted rants over cereal, but the section ain’t what it used to be. I’ve said that before, but this time I really, really mean it. Admittedly, I am biased towards the former Love/Hate editor, who ensured […]
By bendystraw on January 9, 2006
It’s that wonderful time of the year, when the Oscar contenders are released to us little people who don’t live in New York or LA. I recently saw Syrianna, a political action flick about the oil business, and Match Point, Woody Allen’s new drama. Thumbs-up to both movies, but Match Point is definitely the stronger […]