Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

Lots o’ lil’ things to touch on this morning.


Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, who just sounds like someone who played for the 1982 Flyers, posted this picture of Philadelphia from space. The Delaware River looks… just about how I would expect it to look from space– like stream of cascading trash:

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Tone deaf

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Troy Vincent, who seems like he’s genuinely bad at his job as executive VP of football operations, tweeted a link to this story detailing the steps taken to prepare balls for game day. Item A:

Two hours and 15 minutes prior to kickoff, both teams will be required to bring 24 footballs (12 primary and 12 back-up) to the Officials’ Locker Room for inspection. Two Game Officials, designated by the Referee, will conduct the inspection and record the PSI measurement of each football. The League’s Security Representative will observe the inspection process. Primary game balls for each team will be numbered one through 12, and any game ball within the allowable range of 12.5 PSI to 13.5 PSI will be approved, and the PSI level will not be altered. Any game ball that is determined to be over 13.5 PSI or under 12.5 PSI will either be deflated or inflated to 13.0 PSI. The same procedure will be followed with respect to the back-up set of game balls for each team.

I love how someone at the NFL was like, “Yeah, this, this will help us win the PR battle over Tom Brady’s suspension.”



I know always-happy Keith Russell is in Dallas now, but this is too much to take:

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pic via (@RMGOLDFARB)

Man, I can’t imagine what would’ve happened to this city if Gary Papa became a Cowboys sideline reporter or if Don Tollefson ripped off hundreds of hardworking local fans… well, at least we’ll always have Papa’s loyalty. Respect.



Inquirer sports reporter Mike Jensen tweeted this out today:

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Sometimes they can’t see the forest through the (dead) trees. No one wants or needs this and it’s a terrible reason to buy a paper. I can literally ask my watch right now to give me the college football schedule, and done:

Saved myself $1 or whatever it costs.



Dan Levy of Awful Announcing received an email from Curt Schilling over the site’s take on Schilling’s Muslim-Nazi Tweet. Dan responded. I’m not sure if it makes me like or dislike both guys more. Still not as good as the voicemail I got from Jeremy Roenick.


And finally, China!

via r/Eagles
via r/Eagles

Nailed it.


40 Responses

    1. Seriously. If Kyle hadn’t posted this picture, I literally wouldn’t have even noticed he left….whichever station it was that he worked for.

    1. His son’s name is “Gehrig”… Schill is a dick, but that doesn’t mean you have to be an a$$hole your whole life. Douche!

  1. Nothing on Innes’ ratings being in the toilet? Flush. Down they go.

    Who would’ve thunk that Brace would last longer in Philly than that that fat slob Innes. His ratings are going to be so low you’re going to need a microscope to see them.

  2. FYI – Innes is still messing around with Reeha Houghes. Its pretty obvious when he goes into her office and shuts the door what is happening. Sad part is she has done this with just about every coworker that accepts. Jon Johnson, Steve Trevelise, Josh Innes, Jamie Lynch, Hugh Douglass. I know Rob Ellis laughed at her when she put the cougar attack on her. Way to go Robbie!

  3. radical islam is worse than nazism, in islam you have true believers that think God is telling them to do these things. In nazism you had orders from a common man who could be killed and is now dead. 30% of muslims are radical, schilling had it wrong, theres over 400 million radical muslims spread across the globe. most of the ones that aren’t radical still want sharia law to rule the land and would be happier with a muslim form of government. its also the fastest growing religion in the world. we should be killing this thing off not trying to hold its hand and sing kumbayah unless you’re ok with living in a muslim run world.

      1. The perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing were European jihadists. It’s not a race issue, it’s a belief system issue. Russia has had an Islamic extremist problem in its province of Chechnya for some years. The Islamists took over a theatre in Moscow and held 850 Russians hostage about a dozen years ago. Do an image search on Chechen muslims to see what skin tone they are.

        A. you do not know the race of the person whom you are accusing of racism. Do you know there has been Arab Muslim on Muslim crime for centuries? What is it when a Shi’ite Muslim kills a Sunn’i Muslim because he is the wrong sect? Is that racism? They are both brown.

        B. Jihadists come in all skin tones and colors. Pick up a book and read it, child.

  4. How is your watch telling you that college football is played Aug 29th to Sept 5 better than having the whole schedule for multiple teams? not sayin you should buy a paper for that reason but not funny either

    1. It’s just Kyle trying to tell himself that he didn’t flush all that money down the toilet for the useless Apple Watch. It had been awhile since he posted a picture of it so I guess it was due.

      Funny though that it went from him gloating about the watch and purposely showing it off in pictures, to now finding a reason to actually use it. Pure comedy gold.

  5. I am not sure about the whole Innes & Rheeah thing. However, it makes sense b/c I know she was fooling around with a dude at WIP, so messing around with Innes isn’t a far reach.

    Does Jillian Mele like girls? I never see her with a dude.

    1. She def swings both ways….stories of her in old city say a few glasses of wine in her and she’s down for whatever

    1. Kensington&Somerset.Just ask for big-head Jose, who sells the fat $20 bags of the nose candy.

  6. I’ts hump day kids! I remember when I had to carry the show on Wednesdays after Mikey Miss came back from those Psychadelic Furs shows in the 90s! He came back empty handed from those shows as well…kinda like his ratings now! Bang!

  7. I’ve fallen into the trap of ordering a knockoff jersey. The first few were not great, but passed for ok. The last two I ordered were utterly ridiculous.

  8. I’ll take “What Jim says when he checks in with Kyle in person” for 600, Alex

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