Philly Finds Vol. 28

Philly Finds Vol. 28

A recap of what I'm loving in in the City of Brotherly Love I went through the entire month of March without a Philly Finds post? Shame on me! I am here to make it up to you, with a very food-centric edition. And while you're here, subscribe to my new, weekly, free newsletter, Why [...]

Smashing Pumpkins Bassist New Project Burning Pools

Smashing Pumpkins Bassist New Project Burning Pools

There is a secret deep inside, I want to live I cannot hide Burning Pool releases their grungy, gritty and empowering new single Burning Pools, the new band led by former Smashing Pumpkins bassist Ginger Pooley, has been a long time in the making. She and husband Kristopher Pooley had been demoing songs showcasing Ginger’s [...]

Philly author Courtney Hunter shares her debut novel

Philly author Courtney Hunter shares her debut novel

Just in time for ~spooky season~ comes the debut novel from Philadelphia sci-fi author Courtney Hunter. Her debut novel, Sentience, will be published on October 30th and will be available on major platforms such as Amazon and Audible. With this novel, Courtney wanted to share the story of her book's genesis and her own ties [...]

Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi

Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi

Photo by shotbyram Meet Your Friendly Neighborhood Struggle Rapper, Tawobi Originally from Mt. Airy, rapper Tawobi has been working on F​.​A​.​T​.​E (theFishthatAteTheElephant) since 2015, when he first dropped out of school in New York City and moved back to Philly with his artist collective HBC (Highest Basement Collective). He released F.A.T.E. early on Bandcamp around [...]

checking in

checking in

Art by Tyler Spangler Checking in The lyrics of Madonna's "Hung Up" plays in the background of my mind. "Time goes by, so slowly..." There are days when time flies by. Then are days that drag like a 3-hour college lecture. "How is it only 2 o'clock," I'll wonder. Some days are filled with grief, [...]