Today’s new parents don’t just pull names for their babies out of hats. They consult a wide array of sources for information and inspiration to help them pick that perfect moniker that will set their child on a path to Harvard or Hollywood fame. Books, sites and apps offer up dizzying lists of ideas, from […]
You’re about to come down with a severe case of childhood nostalgia. “Reading Rainbow,” the 1980s children’s show that aired on PBS, was responsible for teaching literacy to millions of children across the country. In fact, America probably wouldn’t be able to read without host LeVar Burton smoothly narrating us through adventurous tales and teaching […]
Hi there, My name is JP Allen and I work for The Big Philly Show weekday mornings 6-10 AM on Wired 96.5 FM. I pursued my passion for radio and have landed my dream job for the past two plus years in Philly! I love to do fun runs, meet new people, and live life […]
Running out of money in retirement trumps other stress-inducing situations and pressures such as public speaking, gaining weight and going to the dentist for mass affluent Americans, according to the results of Bank of America’s latest Merrill Edge™ Report released today. Despite the prospect of not having enough money to live on later in life, many are unwilling to […]
Wow what a fun long weekend! Chunky, Bex, Tingle, Me (JP), Bennett, Buster, Mijo, promotions director Samantha and Promo chick Brittny invaded Sea Isle City… wow we had a blast! We were on the air live the entire weekend… cuz we are the party station. Shout out to Buster, Bennett, Mijo, and The Big Philly […]
One of the most interesting things to check out when a new Social Security list comes out each year is what names broke into the Top 1000, and this edition saw some particularly cool examples. Some, not surprisingly, popped on via a pop culture connection, some reflect some more widespread trends, while others are the […]
Breaking cookie news, everybody! Limited-edition Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Oreo Cookies are now available at Walmart. Unfortunately, while they are officially listed on Walmart.com, it looks like you have to go into the store to pick them up. Bummer—but even if you hate going into Walmart, these will probably be worth the trip.