May 7, 2015 |
WOODBURY native Laura Guzzo has become a staple at Wizard Philly and other cons over the past few years, but the South Jersey artist says she has a great reason for attending the Wizard show in her backyard. "The thing that I look forward to about the convention is that it's my best show every year by a huge margin," said Guzzo, an increasingly accomplished comic-book cover illustrator. "I don't know what it is about Philly's Wizard World, but it's three times as profitable as any other show I do - and I do shows in Chicago and Boston.
May 1, 2015 |
Woodbury native Laura Guzzo has become a staple at Wizard Philly and other cons over the past few years, but the South Jersey artist says she has a great reason for attending the Wizard show in her backyard. "The thing that I look forward to about the convention is that it's my best show every year by a huge margin," said Guzzo, an increasingly accomplished comic-book cover illustrator. "I don't know what it is about Philly's Wizard World, but it's three times as profitable as any other show I do - and I do shows in Chicago and Boston.
January 4, 2015 |
Jack's cry was so weak that Laura wouldn't have heard it if she hadn't already been awake. Earlier that evening, the new mother had noticed that Jack seemed less interested in nursing, but didn't make much of it. But when she heard his soft cry at 2 a.m., she ran to gather him from his crib. There was something different about this cry, and Laura found Jack limp and struggling to breathe. She immediately woke up her husband, Glenn, and rushed their 2-month-old son to the hospital.
November 16, 2014 |
The sports-celebrity machine has adapted to the ever-quickening pace of change. In 2014, heroes rise and fall with rapidity, like those desert flowers that emerge in the morning cool and by nightfall are dust. In a Dish TV commercial, endlessly repeated this football season, Brian Bosworth and Heath Shuler trade on their falls from fame. Terrell Owens clone Chad Ochocinco now plays football in Canada, a status synonymous with invisibility. T.O. himself was sued for divorce earlier this year, two weeks after his first marriage.
September 18, 2014 |
* RED BAND SOCIETY. 9 tonight, Fox 29. * THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA. 10 tonight, NBC10. * YOU'RE THE WORST. 10:30 p.m. tomorrow, FX. ARE YOU READY for some high-stakes high jinks? Calling Fox's "Red Band Society" the feel-good show of the fall might be stretching it, but this drama set in a hospital ward full of adolescents with life-threatening conditions isn't nearly as scary as "Grey's Anatomy. " Because the adolescents in this show, adapted from a Spanish series, don't cut people open every week.
September 6, 2014 |
Laura Tatem Bupp, 38, of Barrington, former education director for the NHS Autism School in Philadelphia, died on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden after an infection. David C. Fales, senior director of operations for NHS Human Services-Schools in Northeast Philadelphia, wrote in a statement that "we at the NHS Human Services family were very saddened to hear the news of the sudden and untimely passing" of Mrs. Bupp. "Laura was a genuinely kindhearted person who truly loved her students with special needs," Fales said.
August 10, 2014 |
Tennessee Williams' heartbreaking early play, The Glass Menagerie , is about the remembrance of things past, reminding us that "Time is the longest distance between two places. " A man, haunted by the mother and sister he abandoned, looks back and tells us about them. It necessarily follows that the interpretation of these famous characters is not merely the director's - in this Commonwealth Classic Theatre production, Joshua Brown's - but also Tom's (Allen Radway), the character doing the remembering.
July 18, 2014 |
JEREMIAH JAKSON was a lousy security guard. He wasn't good at casing robbery victims, either. The 22-year-old Mantua resident was fired last month from AlliedBarton Security Services "due to performance reasons," the company said last night. So he decided last weekend to rob Laura Araujo, 23, a recent graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia who was living in the same rooming home on 40th Street near Brown, police said. Jakson, who has at least four aliases and prior arrests on robbery, theft and gun charges, figured that Araujo had money because she drove a 2011 Toyota RAV4.
July 17, 2014 |
LAURA ARAUJO had her whole life ahead of her. Then it was all around her. Clothes, photographs, jewelry, all the worldly belongings of the 23-year-old college graduate were packed in bags and dumped near an abandoned house in North Philadelphia. Laura was in one of them. "She was placed in a trash bag and then was folded into a blanket and ultimately stuffed into a duffel bag," Homicide Unit Capt. James Clark said yesterday. Araujo, a New York native who graduated last year from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, was discovered by a trash-picker about 5:30 a.m. Monday on 3rd Street near Susquehanna Avenue following a "brutal attack" that likely occurred four to eight hours earlier, Clark said.
June 23, 2013 |
Laura Straub looked at her watch with just two miles to go in the sprint distance of the TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon on Saturday and knew she was having a good race. It would take more than an hour before she found out how good. Nearby, Tyler Ems of Moorestown waited for the results. The race's staggered start, which makes swimming less dangerous, meant the winner wouldn't have to be the first to finish. Ems, 22, had crossed the finish line first by a wide margin and wondered: Would his time stand?