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Philly’s Quirk Books and Zombies take Internet by Storm

Braaaaaaains! Are you a zombie fan? Are you a Jane Austen fan? If you can answer “yes” to either of these questions, there’s a treat in store for you! Philly publisher Quirk Books has a new take on a classic read, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Yes, you heard me correctly. Author Seth Grahame-Smith (see […]

Baby, It’s Friggin’ Cold Outside

The high next week in the Philly area is supposed to be around 20 degrees. We’ll see how well I’ve climatized since I will have been back 3 months by then. Five bucks says I’ll be dressed for -20 degree weather. – AP

Books Are Burning

Books and firemen haven’t shared this much of the limelight since “Fahrenheit 451“. With Nutter’s proposed “cost cutting decisions” like closing down 11 Philly libraries and consolidating city fire departments making headlines ever since I returned to the Cradle of Liberty, I’m at least glad to hear that there’s a stay of execution on the […]

Goodbye, Kaybee

As I’m sure you’re aware, KB Toys is going out of business. Kind of hits a soft spot with yours truly, who used to constantly go to the store at The Gallery when I was a kid. Went in there yesterday. What’s left of the store is 50% off. There is, however, a whole shelf […]

Merry Christmas!

On behalf of everyone at Philadelphia Metblogs, have a Merry, fun, safe, and rockin’ Christmas! – AP

Philly Metblogs Sez Fire Andy Reid

We’ve been saying it for years. Fire Andy Reid. Hit The Bricks, Andy. Do the right thing, Eagles. – AP

Punk Rock Flea Market postponed! (Shopping weekend!)

This just in – a little late, but at least I didn’t walk there, as I was planning – the Punk Rock Flea Market (below) is postponed due to some permit issues with the building and city. Check the R5 website for details. 1. Not so sure if it’s always this close to the holidays, […]


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Zoli's Sunset Photographed by: Julia Rowe Fairmount Park [ more › ]

April showers, mark your calendars!

I’ve been all work, all the time lately, and the weeks are just flying by. It’s sad, really. I need to slow down. But no time for that! I’m leaving Philly for Milan and London, for very important businessy business, in oh, abo...

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Just days before Live 8, in late June of 2005, the inimitable John Carroll, Phillyist's first editor, let the world know that Phillyist was live and online. Now five years, six months, three days, and nearly 13,000 posts later, it is my official duty to provide one last post for Phillyist. [ more › ]

Thanks for Four Years of Awesome

It was a (presumably) cold November day in 2006 when I made my humble debut on Phillyist with a post called Elevating My Frustration. It was about elevator etiquette. I've come a long way since then. I featured interesting Twitter users and hope some of them will follow us into the future at @keypulp. Show More Summary


Snowventure along the Wissahickon Photographed by: Julia Rowe Wissahickon Creek [ more › ]

Blogged Around Philly: Farewell Edition

Who needs an RSS feed when you have us? The best from this week in the 215 blogosphere... [ more › ]

Good Advice From a Bad Person

In which our Bad Person tear says goodbye. [ more › ]

A Little Friendly Advice For Our South Philly Neighbors

As we make our way to work in the aftermath of yet another winter storm with no running buses, many of us will be digging out cars and braving the treacherous streets of Philadelphia. Later, upon returning home from work, far too many...Show More Summary

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