Dan Gross: Michael Lohan and Damon Feldman will face off on 'Judge Alex'

Michael Lohan will testify in a different kind of court on Friday.
Michael Lohan will testify in a different kind of court on Friday. (PHOTOS: ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Posted: October 30, 2012

A WATERSHED MOMENT for the U.S. justice system can get under way at 1 p.m. Friday on Fox 29.

That's when Celebrity Boxing Federation promoter Damon Feldman and Michael Lohan, who makes his living by exploiting his troubled daughter, actress Lindsay Lohan, will be televised facing off in the courtroom of "Judge Alex."

Feldman is seeking $5,000 from Lohan for failing to show up for two scheduled boxing matches, one in Florida, the other in Los Angeles.

Who will prevail in this landmark case? Many may wish both could lose. The world waits.

OUT AND ABOUT

* Musician Bobby McFerrin, who lives in Chestnut Hill, took the Acela train home from New York Friday afternoon.

* Eagles QB Michael Vick and wife Kijafa went for steaks at the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge Friday while former Eagles lineman Hollis Thomas was also in for dinner in the bar area.

Speaking of Mike . . .

Vick co-hosts the Eye Institute's Looking Out for Kids fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Hafter Student Center on the Elkins Park campus of Salus University.

Money raised will help provide vision care for uninsured kids in and around Philadelphia. For info, visit TEIVision.com/LOFK.

Supertramp singer joins Pierre

Supertramp frontman Roger Hodgson will perform in-studio during 93.3 WMMR's Pierre Robert Thursday morning/early afternoon show. Hodgson will play "Give a Little Bit," and maybe more, on acoustic guitar. He has a gig later that night at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on his "Breakfast in America" tour supporting his new album, "Classics Live."

Barefoot Contessa at King of Prussia

Food Network host Ina Garten signs copies of her new book, Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust, at noon Tuesday at the Williams-Sonoma at the King of Prussia Mall.

Killing Osama doc at Ritz Five

"Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden" premieres on the National Geographic Channel at 8 p.m. Nov. 4, and the 90-minute film will screen at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ritz Five (214 Walnut).

Tickets for the screening are free but you must register online using the promo code PDNR7VJ at gofobo.com/rsvp.

Thomas donates jersey

Eagles tackle Tra Thomas on Sunday donated his retirement jersey to Xfinity Live, where it will hang on display. With fans cheering him on, Thomas presented the jersey before Sunday's Eagles/Falcons game. Thomas now runs an athletic-training facility for student athletes in Medford, N.J., called 7 Deuce Sports, named after his jersey No. 72.

Inventor visits Steve Harvey

Bala Cynwyd's Courtney Maslow and her shoe-tying device for kids, Loopeez, will be featured on "The Steve Harvey Show" (2 p.m. NBC 10) Thursday. For info on the gadget, visit Loopeez.com.


Have a tip? Contact Dan Gross at dgross@phillynews.com or 215-854-5963. Read his blog at PhillyGossip.com, or his columns at philly.com/DanGross.

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