Saturday, May 7, 2011
Another reason we love John Legend
After the jump, listen to
John Legend's (C'99, Counterparts)
stellar cover of a contemporary hit out now.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Penn Alum sings theme songs for TWO new TV shows!
Our very own "21st Century Girl" rocker, aka
Carly Greenberg (C'05)
(I like to refer to her as
) is singing the theme song for a new show which debuts this weekend.
After the jump, check out which show and get a preview of the song!
Thursday, May 5, 2011
From her tongue kissing boyfriend to her idiot brother: Liz Banks' new roles
Over the past few weeks, a couple of
Liz Banks (C'
related news items have come out.
After the jump, check out the trailer to her new film and find out which coveted book series role she has confirmed taking on!
Skater Johny Weir coming to Penn?
An interesting tweet recently from skater John Weir:
Were trying to plan our next Ice Dreams show. Who likes a performance in my home state of Pennsylvania? 1923 rink at UPenn anyone?
tweet from our famous Penn alum about her time at Penn?
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
ANOTHER Penn alum shows us her permanent Penn tattoo
As we know, Penn alumni really love the red and blue!
If you missed it, yesterday, Penn alum
Peter Schankowitz (C'
, Mask and Wig)
his new split "P" Penn tattoo
he just got in New Orleans.
After I posted that article,
Jennifer Wieczoreck Dwyer (C'
emailed me and revealed that she
has a tattoo of the Penn shield in the middle of her back!
After the jump, check it out and learn why she did it (interesting story here).
Penn producer and hubby director sign Duncan Sheik to movie
Jody and her husband Marc
Several years ago, I did a story about film producer
Jody Girgenti (C'98)
her film (you may have heard of
) was hitting the festival rounds.
Since then, Jody has produced content for NBC Digital Studios, CourtTV, corporate clients, worked as a commercial producer, and is still focused on film.
This Friday, Jody's latest film premieres with
music from Duncan Sheik
After the jump check out a clip from the film, listen to the great soundtrack, and find out Jody and her husband got Duncan Sheik on board!
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Alum gets permanent Penn tattoo
"Something about New Orleans that makes a grown man do irrational and PERMANENT things."
This is what
Peter Schankowitz (C'
, Mask and Wig)
wrote after posting a facebook picture of the Penn tattoo he just got on his arm.
After the jump, check out he's now showing off his Penn pride!
Please take a moment and "Like" this article : )
Shirtless, spandex-loving athletes compete at Penn
Last weekend, the Penn Relays (now in its 117th year) were in full force.
Some factoids I didn't really know:
the event attracts more than 22,000 track and field stars from the junior high school, high school, college, senior and professional levels.
Athletes from more than 60 countries participated in the three-day event.
After the jump, check out some awesome pics and video taken by the Office of University Communications (including behind the scenes coverage of practices, press conferences and warm-ups!
Monday, May 2, 2011
Penn's Pulitzer Prize, Punk Rockin' Alum goes Hollywood
If you haven't heard by now, Penn alum
Jennifer Egan (C'85)
won a Pulitzer prize for her very creatively constructed novel "
A Visit From the Goon Squad
What you may not have heard is that Hollywood has already knocked on her door regarding the book.
After the jump, find out more about the book, and where you'll be able to see an adaptation of this novel in the year/s to come.
Flash mobbed: A pig dances in Rosengarten
Over the years, Penn students have been pulling off some pretty creative
around campus from
giant pillow fight on Locust Walk
freshmen freezing on Locust walk for 5 minutes
to the (original)
silent dance party in the library
Last night, in the middle of finals studying, the flashmobbers struck again with what
was supposed to be
another silent dance party!
After the jump check out the Rosenparty.
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