From Philly to CNN, what 30 years of talk radio taught Michael Smerconish

Smerconish talked with The Inquirer about his retrospective, "Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Talking." And about his Instagram-famous tomatoes.

Grimes explains her baby’s outlandish name — and Elon Musk corrects her

Artificial intelligence, elf lore and an aircraft used by NASA are just a few things that inspired the internet’s new favorite baby name, X Æ A-12.

Grimes explains her baby’s outlandish name — and Elon Musk corrects her

Artificial intelligence, elf lore and an aircraft used by NASA are just a few things that inspired the internet’s new favorite baby name, X Æ A-12.

Michelle Obama launches online reading series for kids

Kids at home Monday received a midday reading of the classic “The Gruffalo” from a special host former first lady Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama launches online reading series for kids

Kids at home Monday received a midday reading of the classic “The Gruffalo” from a special host former first lady Michelle Obama.

Meek Mill sends 100,000 masks to prisons, including Rikers Island, amid coronavirus outbreak

On Friday, Mill's REFORM Alliance rushed 50,000 masks into New York’s Rikers Island, where 100s of inmates and staff have been infected with the virus.

Meek Mill sends 100,000 masks to prisons, including Rikers Island, amid coronavirus outbreak

On Friday, Mill's REFORM Alliance rushed 50,000 masks into New York’s Rikers Island, where 100s of inmates and staff have been infected with the virus.
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Lizzo sends lunch delivery to Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania workers

Workers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania were treated to free lunch...from Lizzo.

CNN’s Cuomo says he has coronavirus, has shown symptoms

Cuomo, who did his 9 p.m. Eastern show remotely Monday, said he's had fever, chills, and shortness of breath.

Kevin Bacon has adapted his ‘Six Degrees’ game to support social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

Bacon, who hails from Philly, this week started advocating a social media campaign known as #IStayHomeFor.

Idris Elba says he’s tested positive for coronavirus

Actor Idris Elba is the latest star to join a list of celebrities who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Royal farewell: Harry, Meghan on final duty before new life

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are fulfilling their last royal commitment this week when they appear at the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey.

A comedy legend once tried to build ‘a little Beverly Hills’ in Bucks County. Now you can buy the $2.7M mansion built for her.

Joan Rivers and her husband wanted to build a mansion and a movie studio in Bucks County. When they didn't get their way, they tried to secede from Northampton Township.

James Lipton once said Bradley Cooper was his favorite ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ interview

The Philly-area native was Lipton’s first student to appear as a guest on "Inside the Actors Studio."

Rapper Lil Dicky, starring in his own TV show, walks us through the Philly-area places that made him who he is

Rapper-turned-actor Lil Dicky, whose real name is Dave Burd, will debut his new comedy series "Dave" on the network that already hosts "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

Kobe Bryant mourners are trying to auction his memorial memorabilia online. eBay says, ‘Nope.’

Some sellers on eBay hawking keepsakes from Kobe Bryant’s public memorial hit a wall online after the auction service began removing listings for the items.

At Wawa, Harry Styles had one direction: Sign a burrito bag

Even international pop stars have to eat, but its not every day that one does so at the Philadelphia area’s favorite convenience store chain.

Bill Cosby spokesperson calls the Harvey Weinstein verdict ‘very sad day in the American Judicial System’

“There’s no way you would have anyone believe that Mr. Weinstein was going to receive a fair and impartial trial.”

How Jason Segel fell for Philly and why he made his new TV show here

The city, he said, “seemed like the perfect metaphor” for the show’s message, “this idea that there is beauty all around you if you just put on a new pair of glasses.”

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