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STACKED_0Yesterday was Giving Tuesday. According to Wikipedia, Giving Tuesday is a movement to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. Well, since I’m a self-promoting, selfish you-know-what, I missed it.

Feeling bad, and hoping to corner the “Belated Giving Tuesday” (a/k/a Wednesday) market, I’m gonna appeal to your sense of charity to consider donating to a worthy cause. No, I’m not shilling for my kids’ iPhone X fund. Rather, I’m asking that you consider donating to the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP). Continue reading

Demolition Man Pinball

Right before pinball jumped the shark in the early ’90s, there was this movie called Demolition Man. It starred Sylvester Stallone, Sandra Bullock, Wesley Snipes, and the guy who played the evil warden in Shawshank Redemption. IMDB readers scored Demolition Man a 6.6 out of 10, which is generous. But, that’s not the point of this post.

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Today, my friends, is National Cheesesteak Thursday. Started back on Thursday, March 24, 1994, by four high school classmates of mine, this is a day to celebrate with some quality ribeye, an Amoroso roll, and your choice of American, Provolone, or Cheez Whiz.

Just never Swiss. That mistake cost John Kerry the White House in 2004.

In honor of NCT, and because out-of-towners often ask me, “Eric, what’s the best cheesesteak in Philly,” I’m gonna rank my Top 5. Heck, I’ll do you one better. I’m going to rank the Top 5 sandwiches — any sandwich — in Philly.

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