The Philadelphia Eagles game attracts true celebrity power


Bradley Cooper! Quinta Brunson! Plus more on what the city is (or should be) talking about.

james harden, bradley cooper and quinta brunson were among the celebrities at the philadelphia eagles game

James Harden, Bradley Cooper and Quinta Brunson were among the celebrities spotted during the Philadelphia Eagles’ win over the Minnesota Vikings Monday night at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia (pictures via NFL on Twitter).

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The Philadelphia Eagles game attracted real celebrity power

If you watched the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Minnesota Vikings Monday night soccerYou were in good company.

Among celebrities spotted at the Eagles game: Jenkintown’s son Bradley Cooper with dreamy eyes; Comics genius Quinta Brunson who just picked up an Emmy for her writing Abbott Elementary School, which returns Wednesday night; bearded Sixers star James Harden; Roots legend Questlove; and Phillies players Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins, who hopefully didn’t celebrate too hard considering they will take the field at Citizens Bank Park less than 24 hours into the Eagles game.

More about the wide world of sports in Philadelphia by Sandy Hingston below.

dr Oz conducts an exploitative photo op in Kensington

When the Eagles game ended we were bored and of course we took to Twitter to see what was trending because that’s what reporters do when they’re bored. Lo and behold, Kensington was trending.

Now it turns out that this was not just a product of our kensington It was probably the combined forces of this beleaguered Philly neighborhood along with Kensington Palace, because the dead queen and all.

As for Kensington in Philadelphia, people paid attention to the forgotten area of ​​the city because charlatan quack candidate Dr. Oz staged a rather ridiculous photo op there.

dr Oz picked up a needle from the floor – without a glove, we might add. He threw some people – who were either actually affected by the opioid epidemic or paid actors, depending on who you believe – into his pickup truck, ostensibly to get them help. dr Oz told someone (probably a reporter) who asked him about the problems in Kensington to stop smoking. The whole thing was a sad display, although we do Somehow I have to see the Dr. Agree with Oz supporters who point out checked out Mayor Jim Kenney hasn’t spent much time in Kensington. Sad when Kenney climbed a rung under Dr. Oz slips.

Oh, and can someone please tell NBC News’ Dasha Burns (well, and Dr. Oz, since he retweeted them) that Kensington is a neighborhood in Philadelphia and not a city in Pennsylvania?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: November 8th can’t come soon enough.

Larry Krasner suggests “taking it to the streets” to support his plight

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is in full-blown crisis mode. Many blame him for Philly’s ridiculous crime problem, which he shamefully and regrettably downplayed not long ago. Many Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg want to kick him to the side of the road, and some Democrats agree with them.

On Monday, Krasner held a lengthy press conference, supported by local black religious and political leaders, to advance his case. Krasner himself sat down at the microphone and also made a few comments.

Here’s what he had to say about the group of politicians who want to impeach him: “Reasonably and courteously and within our constitutional rights while we have them, it may be time for voters to take to the streets and making sure their voices are heard, no matter how many additional ambushes and concoctions there are on the matter.”

Is it just me, or does Krasner sound pretty concerned?

And (more) from the sports department…

Within the two-minute mark of the Eagles’ undisputed 24-7 drubbing against the Minnesota Vikings, WIP’s Merrill Reese summed it up best: “It’s nice when you can just have fun at this point in the game. ”

Having fun has been a rare treat for Eagles fans in recent seasons – so scared! — but damn, the team’s show of force at Monday Night Football was great fun. Whether it was QB Jalen Hurts – who had his share of doubters – turning the offense on his back and running with it in the first half, or Darius Slay holding much-hyped Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson for the entire game or all of the secondary Finally playing like they know what they’re doing, this was a delight from start to finish, much to the chagrin of notoriously Philly-averse announcers Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. (“Two worst announcers in the business,” my husband declared in disgust as the game began.)

Hurts passed for a total of 333 yards while the Vikings 3-and-out on their first two possessions. Like I said, fun!

Among the standouts were some of the team’s former goats – Dallas Goedert, Avonte Maddox, TJ Edwards, Miles Sanders, Quez Watkins and Boston Scott were all proud, as was newcomer AJ Brown. (Okay, the offensive line had some interesting issues with disallowed receivers, but the umpires were clearly high in that first half.)

Sweet revenge was hearing Aikman say of the Birds, no doubt through clenched teeth: “Everyone played at an exceptionally high level.” Next Sunday at 1 p.m.: the Washington, er, Commanders, commanded by Carson Wentz. Let’s hope it’s that much fun. – Sandy Hingston

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