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Riversharks versus Barnstormers

Riversharks versus Barnstormers

Because of the upcoming home purchase, break between jobs, and trip to Maine, I am in extreme cheapskate mode. Just ask the poor bastard who had to help me at the Verizon Wireless store. I gave him the business about mail-in rebates versus instant rebates and marched out the door in a huff. One fun […]

Piss somewhere else

Piss somewhere else

Here’s a picture of the next door neighbor’s latest sign. He likes to make signs.

Opening day, Fairmount style

Opening day, Fairmount style

Are Fairmount residents protesting the high price of gas? Nope. This procession can mean only one thing: opening day for the Fairmount Sports Association’s baseball and softball leagues. Every year, team members and coaches don their uniforms and march through Fairmount to the tune of bagpipes, ending up at Von Colln Field for the first […]

Phillies opening day

Phillies opening day

Ah, the soulless office park seemed a million miles away. Welcome back, Phillies! I’m still upset that we lost Doug Glanville, but Citizen’s Bank Park sells veggie burgers now, so the universe is back in balance. Thanks to Blankbaby Scott for the exta ticket! Overall, I’d rather be a bad dancer than have a nasally […]

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. […]

Surreal sightings at the PMA

Surreal sightings at the PMA

Salvador Dali wasn’t the only surreal thing happening at the Philadelphia Museum of Art yesterday. Legwarmers, a surreal fashion trend, made an appearance in the gallery full of ants and decomposing donkeys. Compare and contrast to MoMA’s patrons, who wear their underwear on the outside. Also, the Dali gift shop is quite surreal, as demonstrated […]