It is not often that you can go to a show where the audience is hearing mostly new music and does not get restless. Usually a longing for familiarity kicks in at some point. The concert at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer on Wednesday night was not your typical show. Courtney Barnett mesmerized a sold-out crowd that hung on every word and chord for an hour and a half.
Last week the Flat Circle celebrated its first anniversary. I started the blog a year ago because I felt the urge to find my creative voice. I had hoped that in doing so I would also be able to build a new professional profile. Almost one year after I resumed blogging, I am happy to begin the second phase of the Flat Circle
One year ago today I began a new adventure. 365 days, 117 posts, and 31,496 visitors later, the Flat Circle Blog has reached its first anniversary. In the one year that I have been blogging I have learned so much about writing, the world of pop-culture, and myself.
If you live in Philadelphia and have ever looked longingly at San Diego’s Comic Con, something good is on the way. The Keystone Comic Con is scheduled to take place from September 14-16 at the Philadelphia Convention Center. This is the first edition of the Keystone Comic Con and could be the start of an amazing annual event in Philadelphia.
Over five seasons the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs has played tribute to every aspect of the Eighties that you can imagine. Here are the five best Philly moments on The Goldbergs (and one they got wrong):
We interrupt this blog to talk about football because… the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Champions! For people outside of the Philadelphia area, it is hard to explain what this means. Generations of Eagles fans have watched decades of tough luck and just misses. They last won a championship in 1960, seven years before the... Continue Reading →
anuary was a busy month. I started a new job and my Philadelphia Eagles made the Super Bowl. I would be lying if I did not say that my favorite TV moment of the month came courtesy of NBC's coverage of the Eagles-Falcons NFC playoff game.
On Sunday, January 28, the Everything is Awesome Let’s F Cancer Podiversary Festival will take place at the Tattooed Mom in South Philadelphia. The event marks the second anniversary of the Philadelphia-area podcast Everything Is Awesome and is also a benefit to raise money for the cancer charity Lets F Cancer.