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  1. 1. #1 in Philadelphia
  2. 2. #1 Daily Newspaper in Philadelphia Launched in Sweden in 1995, Metro is the inventor of the modern free daily newspaper model. With over 18 million daily readers, Metro is the world’s largest newspaper. Metro Philadelphia informs, entertains and educates the city, delivering relevant information in an attractive, concise format that fits into readers’ fast-paced lifestyles. Connecting brands with an exclusive audience of young, active professionals through non-traditional, cost-efficient solutions - the #1 free daily in Philadelphia is Metro! Source: Scarborough R1 2013. Adults 21-54 living in Philadelphia DMA
  3. 3. Engaging Platform for a Fast-Paced Lifestyle 2www.metro.us Tuesday, May 28, 2013 1NEWS NEWS Local Tweet “Please take the time to honor those who have fought n those who have fallen this Memorial day n everyday.” @dlux1851 dwells on the important part of Memorial Day weekend. Top 3 Trending onlineat Metro.us 1Video: Has Gang- nam Style’s time passed? Psy loudly booed at Italian soc- cer match 2Video: Cheese- rollers thumb noses at England’s killjoy police 3Ding Jinhao was here: Teenager etches name into 3,500-year-old temple A Montgomery County boy, 16, was charged with stabbing his girlfriend, 17, to death Saturday night, reports say. Tristan Stahley faces charges of first- degree murder after he al- legedly killed his girlfriend Julianne Siller in a wooded area in their hometown of Skippack, reports say. Siller, of Royersford, was stabbed multiple times after the two argued about a broken cell phone and Siller’s nightlife. After an attempt to hide the body, Stahley emerged from the woods and told his mother he killed Siller, reports say. METRO Homicide.Montco teenstabs girlfriend todeath,policesay Rescued 50trappedin casino elevator Firefighters rescued 50 people from several elevators that became stuck in separate inci- dents at Revel Casino in Atlantic City Sunday morning, reports say. The people climbed ladders through elevator shafts to safety. METRO Merger Twoparishes tocombine Two Bridesburg par- ishes, All Saints and St. John Cantius, will become one as of July 1, the Archdiocese said. The combined parish, to be named St. John Cantius, will have a new pastor by the end of the month. Geography and at- tendance were cited as reasons. METRO Invaded Family’s cookoutfood stolen Two men invaded a North Philadelphia home Sunday and stole electronics, money and supplies for a Memorial Day cookout, police said. The two men stole pills, $5,000, a flat- screen TV, jewelry, two smartphones, food and drinks. METRO Some parents uneasy over breakfast options Once a month, students at Andrew Jackson and Ste- phen Girard elementary schools receive for break- fast a bag of Sun “Morning Mix-ups” apple-cinnamon flavored snack mix, par- ents said. The multigrain snack of bagel buttons and oat squares has 200 calories, 7 grams of sugar, 6 grams of fat, 32 grams of carbohy- drates, 3 grams of fiber, 5 grams of protein and 130 milligrams of sodium. No vitamins, no minerals and 16 grams of whole grain. For a drink, the kids can choose from fruit juice, chocolate or plain milk. The fruit juice has 60 calories, 15 grams of sugar, 15 milligrams of sodium and 14 grams of carbohy- drates. No protein, no vi- tamins. Parents from the two schools are asking, “Why doesn’t the school district offer healthier options than a bag of chips and fruit punch?” The district feeds all district elementary school kids breakfast and lunch up to eighth grade. For many students, officials have said, this may be the only meals they eat. Some other items on the month’s meal calendar includes muffins and pan- cakes with syrup. One par- ent described the muffins as “unfrosted cupcakes.” The parent, who asked to remain anonymous, called the “Breakfast Round,” served twice a month, a “doughnut.” While fruit is men- tioned several times on the menu, some parents said they have not seen it available. Beth Wallace, a nutri- tionist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, said in regard to the snack mix, “There are better and probably less expensive options.” “Something like whole wheat toast with peanut butter and milk is going to be less expensive than a bag of Sun chips over the course of year, most likely, and you’re getting a lot more whole foods and nu- trients,” Wallace said. She said oatmeal with nuts or yogurt with fruit would be ideal. “I really think that any- thing in the morning is better for a child — but re- ally to maximize the start to their day, they actually need nutrients, not just calories,” she said. Fernando Gallard, school district spokesman, said, “All breakfast menus meet or exceed the federal requirements.” The snack mix “pro- vides two bread equiva- lents according to the USDA required meal pat- tern,” Gallard said in an email. “The current meal pattern does not require whole grains. In prepa- ration for next school year, we have enhanced our menu by providing items that contain whole grains.” Diet. Parents say pupils are given a snack mix, muffins, pancakes and concentrate juices for meals at school. Facts Wallace said the ideal breakfast for a child in the morning is to have some- thing from three of the five food groups. The nutrition facts for the drinks offered, according to the district, say: • Fruit juice: Contains 100 percent fruit juice from concentrate. • Chocolate milk: Fat-free, low-sugar milk, 120 calories, 7 grams of added sugar, 19 grams total carbohydrate • Plain milk: 1 percent milk, 100 calories, 12 grams of carbohydrate Quoted “Something like whole wheat toast with peanut butter and milk is going to be less expensive than a bag of Sun chips over the course of a year, most likely, and you’re getting a lot more whole food and nutrients.” Nutritionist Beth Wallace TOMMY ROWAN tommy.rowan@metro.us Some parents have questioned whether the breakfast, including drinks, is healthy enough./ THINKSTOCK Original Content 90% of Metro’s news is produced by Metro journalists. Metro has a larger editorial staff worldwide than CNN. News not Views Concise, unbiased editorial on subjects readers care about. Tuesday,May28,2013 www.metro.us | t:MetroPhilly | f:MetroPhilly PHILADELPHIA’S#1DAILYNEWSPAPER Kennedy’s ‘American Spirit’ PAGE 12 REHABILITATING ‘ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT’PAGES 14-15 ‘Now You See’ James Franco’s bro PAGE 13 Michaels chooses his poison: RVs PAGE 17 Lawyer’s girlfriend found dead PAGE 04 What are they serving our kids for breakfast? 32Grams of carbohydrates in a Sun “Morning Mix-ups” apple cinnamon-flavored multigrain snack mix 15Grams of sugar in the Suncup 4-ounce fruit punch drink ZEROVitamins in either option What parents are saying. Some moms and dads say their children aren’t getting a healthy meal at school to start their days. What the school district is saying. Officials say it meets federal requirements. PAGE 02 philadelphia sports clubs MySportsClubs.com chances are you’re not just BBQing veggies. Lift more than a spatula. Join today for special summer rates. World’s Largest Newspaper Community based content on the issues that matter most to Metro readers. Unduplicated audience Metro reaches an unduplicated audience of young, affluent, urbanites. Innovative advertising executions Metro offers premium and integrated options for advertisement placement. Award-winning Design Metro upgraded it’s design! It is still in full color and stapled. Quick and Informative Read Metro is designed to be read within the average commuter time.
  4. 4. Source: AAM (Mar-12 & Mar-13), CAC Audit Report (Sep-12) Philadelphia County *Total Circulation with more circulation than the traditional paid newspapers in Philadelphia Metro is No. 1 in Philadelphia 115,692 Daily Copies* 85 Philadelphia Inquirer 44 Philadelphia Daily News 35 100 80 60 40 20 000sdailycopies Philadelphia Daily News & Inquirer 79 More circulation than both the daily news and inquirer combined!
  5. 5. Street Smart, Controlled Distribution Metro is delivered at strategic locations in Greater Philadelphia Source: CAC Audit Report (Sep-12) 12 month average daily net circulation (Mon-Fri) Bucks BENSALEM BRISTOL CHALFONT CROYDON DOYLESTOWN FEASTERVILLE TREVOSE LANGHORNE MORRISVILLE WARMINSTER WARRINGTON New Jersey CAMDEN CHERRY HILL CLEMENTON COLLINGSWOOD HADDONFIELD OAKLYN PENNSAUKEN STRATFORD VOORHEES Chester BERWYN COATESVILLE DEVON DOWNINGTOWN EXTON MALVERN PAOLI WEST CHESTER Montgomery ABINGTON AMBLER ARDMORE BALA CYNWYD BLUE BELL CHELTENHAM COLMAR CONSHOHOCKEN ELKINS PARK FORTWASHINGTON GLENSIDE HATBORO HAVERFORD HORSHAM JENKINTOWN HUNTINGDON VALLEY KING OF PRUSSIA LANSDALE MERION STATION MONTGOMERYVILLE NARBERTH NORRISTOWN NORTH WALES ORELAND PLYMOUTH MEETING WILLOW GROVE WYNCOTE WYNNEWOOD Delaware BRYN MAWR CHESTER CLIFTON HEIGHTS DARBY FOLCROFT GLENOLDEN LANSDOWNE MEDIA MORTON NORWOOD RIDLEY PARK SHARON HILL SWARTHMORE UPPER DARBY VILLANOVA WALLINGFORD WAYNE Key Examples 73 Campus Distribution Locations Including: Temple, Drexel, Villanova, UPenn and Rutgers 60 Hospital Distribution Locations Including: Children’s Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Temple University Hospital, Einstein Hospital and Thomas Jefferson Hospital Surgery Center 169 Office Distribution Locations 800 Metro Boxes
  6. 6. Every day, Metro reaches 290,693 adults 18+ in Philadelphia and 540,054* every week. Source: Scarborough R1 2013 vs. R1 2012 *Integrated Newspaper Audience Philadelphia Daily News-10% Philadelphia Inquirer-23% +4% The Only Growing Newspaper in Philadelphia
  7. 7. metro Philadelphia has an Exclusive Readership Working, active, employed consumers - who AREN’T reading the competition! +4% (2012-13) Readership Growth 46 Median Age 51%/49% Women / Men $83,300 Average HHI* 70% Employed or studying Source: Scarborough 2012-2013, *Employed Metro’s Unique Demographic
  8. 8. Source: Scarborough 2012-13 Reaching the Young Urban Professional Metro Philadelphia Philadelphia Daily News Philadelphia Inquirer Median Age Adults 18-34 Adults 18-49 Adults 21-54 Adults 55+ White Collar Parents,children in HH under 12 46 29% 57% 72% 27% 42% 33% 58 15% 33% 40% 55% 40% 15% 50 22% 49% 65% 34% 39% 28% Metro has the MOST readers in the 21-54 demo! Metro delivers the youngest audience in PHL!
  9. 9. Editorial Framework Written for the aspirational, educated, young professional concentrated commuter markets. NEWS Local and world news, commentary, business, the environment... 2www.metro.us Tuesday, June 4, 2013 1NEWS PHILADELPHIA There’s a good time brewing at Headhouse Square Marisa Magnatta, center, enjoys a laugh and a beer with some friends at the opening night of the Philly Beer Week Garden at 2nd and Lombard streets last night. Philly Beer Week kicked off May 31 and runs through June 9. / CHARLES MOSTOLLER, METRO Delaware State Police on Sunday arrested Ray- mond Warncke, 33, and charged him with his fifth DUI offense. Investigators said Warncke was driving on South DuPont Highway shortly before 4 p.m. when a state trooper observed he wasn’t wear- ing his seat belt. After stopping him, he said he smelled an alcoholic odor. Warncke was taken into custody and alleged- ly found to be in posses- sion of about 11 grams of marijuana. Police said he had four previous DUI convictions. METRO Arrest.Delawareman chargedwithfifthDUI Public safety Policeseek serialrapist Police are looking for a “volatile” serial rapist who has since March assaulted four Germantown females, aged 12 to 17. The sus- pect struck on March 19, April 23, May 19 and, most recently, last Sunday. “These are all teen- agers in that particular area, approached on the highway by a single perpetrator,” Capt. John Darby of the Special Victims Unit said. “He’s armed with a handgun and forces them off the highway into alleys, behind properties and, most recently, into a recre- ation center, where a sexual assault does take place.” Police are asking anyone with informa- tion to come forward before the situation escalates further. “It’s a dangerous situation here,” Darby said. “We’ve got a guy with a gun, young female victims — we can’t pre- dict what they’re going to do. We’ve got to get him off the street, and we’re asking the public to do that.” METRO Guardian Angels debut reality show in Philly Volunteer crime-fighting organization the Guardian Angels has been around since the 1970s but has re- cently seen a new surge in popularity, as document- ed by reality show “Angels in Action,” which debuted last week at Philadelphia’s Comic Con. “We are seeing an up- tick in people being in- terested, if not in joining chapters,insettinguptheir own in their community,” Pennsylvania coordinator Scott Koppenhofer said. “In part, that’s because of right now with the fi- nancial situation, police departments across the country just do not have the funding they had years ago. Grant money and government funding is very slim, and they’re trying to get creative with what to do. We’re finding more police departments in more cities are willing to work with us more be- cause they need the extra help.” The show is the brain- child of the Angels and Gary Kleinman, who  for more than 20 years worked at Disney Studios, departing in 2011 as vice president of new media to launch Web-only channel FirstRun.tv “They have had offers for TV shows before, but they wanted them to fake things, have stunt doubles — that’s not who they are. They didn’t want to com- promise,” Kleinman said, noting that “Angels in Ac- tion” is shot by camcord- er-wielding Guardian An- gels on patrol rather than studio camera crews. “This is a real show,” he continued. “I think reality TV has given itself a black eye, because no one believes it’s real any- more.” Partially shot in Phila- delphia, the first episode of “Angels in Action” de- tails patrolling members attempting to galvanize a neighborhood around the rape and robbery of a 63-year-old woman and performing a citizens ar- rest on a college student seen buying drugs in Kensington. Koppenhofer said the Guardian Angels’ leader- ship is currently going through a “restructuring” process in Philadelphia, training new members in first aid, CPR, verbal de-escalation, citizens’ ar- rests and self defense in preparation for a renewed presence, which will start by targeting the area near Kensington and Somerset avenues. Crime-fighting. The Guardian Angels have recently seen a surge in their popularity. Quoted “If we witness a crime, we’re obligated to follow that all the way to the court system as a witness. It’s not for everybody, but we always say you’ve got to do something in your community to make a difference. Don’t just close your blinds and stick your head in the sand.” Koppenhofer Local tweet “Omg! Frank Lautenberg, may you Rest In Peace! You came out your death bed to vote on gun reform! At ease soldier. At ease.” Philadelphia blogger Natalia John, @brainbullet, on yester- day’s passing of U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg at the age of 89 Top 3 Trending onlineat Metro.us 1Man poses as Harry Styles to get girls naked 2Chin up, America: Only 1 in 3 report very happy 3Michael Douglas blames cancer on HPV: Can oral sex re- ally cause cancer? Ranked Report:Philly isfourth-worst cityforsmall business workers Philadelphia is the fourth-worst city in the country for small businesses employees, according to a report released by credit card comparison website CardHub.com The report, “The Best and Worst Cities to Work for a Small Business: 2013,” used 10 different metrics based on Census and labor data. Philadelphia ranked No. 27 on the list, coming in ahead of just Sacramento, Riverside and Detroit. METRO ALEX WIGGLESWORTH awigglesworth@metro.us Entertainment SPORTS The Weekly Sections Entertainment, arts, culture, music, theater, voices/reader, listings... Sports results and game stories, plus the lives, fans and emotions behind the games... MONDAY: Careers & Education TUESDAY: Travel, Style, Higher Education WEDNESDAY: Real Estate, Style THURSDAY: Going Out, Style • FRIDAY: Weekend Monday-Thursday: Health and Wellbeing Mind/Spirit, Parenting/Kids, Fitness and Dating METRO’S EDITORIAL IS DESIGNED TO SUIT THE COMMUTER LIFESTYLE – ALL THE NEWS, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT OF THE DAY IN A QUICK, FRIENDLY FORMAT. Under ‘Arrested’ Get Funke-D up at Metro.us • Photos of yesterday’s Never Nudes Unite convention in Times Square • New footage of the upcoming season • Two full minutes of the best Tobias Funke moments • How visitors to the Bluth banana stand responded to the “big yellow joint.” 10www.metro.us Weekend, May 17-19, 2013 2CULTURE TELEVISION By her count, Jessica Wal- ter has been a member of the Screen Actors Guild for 50 years, a period of time that encompasses a vast body of work — dramatic (“Grand Prix”), suspenseful (“Play Misty for Me,” oppo- site Clint Eastwood), super- natural (“Dr. Strange”) and, most recently, comedic (“Archer”). But for Walter, the forthcoming return of “Arrested Development” offers a reassuring remind- er that her career has tran- scended not just different genres, but different gen- erations. “Certainly demographi- cally, there are probably people who thought I was dead,” Walter jokes. Returning as boozy ma- triarch Lucille Bluth, Wal- ter says virtually every line of dialogue in the 15 new episodes creator Mitchell Hurwitz wrote has a double (or even triple) meaning, much like those in the 53 episodes of the show that were broadcast during its three seasons on Fox. But because each episode now focuses on a different char- acter instead of simply fol- lowing Jason Bateman’s Mi- chael Bluth, conversational contexts shift frequently — a change that provided a considerable challenge for the cast as they navigated Hurwitz’s latticework of plot strands and one-liners. “We didn’t know a whole lot a lot of the time, which Guzzlingmartinis withLucilleBluthmakes it much more dif- ficult,” she admits. “In the end, it all worked out, but it’s a strange way to work because you don’t have all of the materials.” Still, even after a seven- year hiatus between the show’s cancellation and its Netflix rebirth, Walter says she slipped easily back into the role. “The thing about our show, which I think you probably realize from watching it, is that the writing is so character- specific,” she observes. She says her maternal instinct kicked in as soon as she encountered actor Tony Hale, who plays her tragic son Buster, maimed after he ignored a warn- ing to beware of what he thought somebody was saying was Lucille. As view- ers will remember, it was really a loose seal, which ate his hand whole. “Once I heard Tony’s voice and once I saw him, there he was with the hook and his pathetic demeanor — he was my little Busty again.” Between “Arrested De- velopment” and “Archer,” on which she plays anoth- er alkie mom, Walter finds herself in the midst of a remarkable career renais- sance, a fact she’s grateful for, regardless of whether people know her prior to playing these cantanker- ous, irresistibly manipula- tive mothers. “I’m so glad they think of something,” she says humbly. “At my age I’m privileged that they think of something, so it doesn’t bother me a bit if they think of me as Lucille.” Interview. Jessica Walter slips right back into the boozy matriarch role that made her famous — again. TODD GILCHRIST letters@metro.us Flashback Donotplay ‘Misty’forher We did not ask Jessica Walter about that movie where she has sex with Clint Eastwood. For his 1971 directorial debut “Play Misty for Me,” Clint cast her as a woman who becomes obsessed with his sexy radio DJ. Walter became cinema’s first-ever crazed one- night stand victim, who begins attack- ing him and his loved ones with a knife- wielding fury. She was so good she was borderline uncastable for years — that’s how terrifying her performance was. But she’s not known for that character as much anymore, thankfully. “I have people that are my age and older who know who I am, who remember some of my work from the old days,” says Walter. “Then I used to get, ‘Wow, my mother really likes you.’ Then I’d get, ‘My grandma really likes you.’ And now I get ‘I really like you!’ So how can I be unhappy about that?” Quoted “People have been really nice — they don’t seem to think of Lucille as horrible, thank God. But as long as they’re thinking of me, it makes me happy.” Walter 23 3SPORTS SPORTS mates when the second minicamp opens today and when training camp starts in seven weeks. First-round draft pick Lane Johnson will not be working with his bookend across the offensive line because Peters is angry. The best player on the Eagles will not be making his teammates better. This is hardly the first time the Eagles have sac- rificed player loyalty for the Almighty Dollar. Mike Patterson, one of the most dedicated Eagles of the past generation, ignored doctors’ orders and played five games in 2011 after a brain seizure. His reward? Patterson was placed on the same non-football injury list when he con- tracted viral pneumonia. Patterson, risking his life by playing, got the $150,000 the Eagles were trying to deny him when GM Howie Roseman had a sudden change of heart after a strong negative public reaction. While it may seem that Peters missing a couple of weeks of practice is no big deal in May and June, what it says about the way the Eagles conduct busi- ness is vital to their future. An organization that raised ticket prices after a 4-12 season cannot have it both ways. It cannot proj- ect a humanitarian image while clawing for every penny the way it has. The Eagles are embark- ing on a new era. They have a new coach, a new energy and a new outlook. Now what they need is a new attitude. They need to stop their obsession with profits with an owner worth more than half a billion dollars. Above all, they must make Jason Peters — and all of the players and fans offended by their business- first style — feel better about the Eagles than they do right now. EAGLES NEW ERA NEEDS MATCHING NEW ATTITUDE Jason Peters is the best player on the Eagles, a dominant left tackle with five Pro Bowl appearances in eight years. He is recov- ering from two Achilles surgeries and an entire season of inactivity. He is learning the system of an unorthodox new coach. He is a team leader. So why has he blown off two weeks of practice? According to the Ea- gles, Peters isn’t required to attend OTAs and he is staying away for personal reasons. Oh, they’re per- sonal. He is steamed at the organization for costing him more than $3 million by designating his second Achilles problem as a non- football injury. Hollis Thomas, a former Eagle and a co-host on my WIP radio show, has been reporting that Peters is not willing to volunteer his services — especially at the unusually rigorous practices being conducted by Chip Kelly — because he feels the Eagles showed no respect to him last season. Yes, Pe- ters re-injured himself out- side of the Eagles facilities, but he did it while trying to accelerate his rehab. He did it for the team. Who is in the right here doesn’t matter. The real issue is that Peters will be behind his team- TheVoiceofPhilly Sports ANGELO CATALDI Jason Peters was docked money by the Eagles organization. / GETTY IMAGES Baseball is a funny game. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, Domonic Brown comes along and hits 16 home runs for the Phillies in the first two months of the season. In that same time frame, Cole Hamels goes 1-9. You just never know. Brown’s dramatic emergence as a superstar is the most improbable story in an otherwise sobering start for the declining Phils. He was written off by all but the clinically insane after several failed opportuni- ties. Suddenly, he is every- thing Phillies fans could have imagined: a five- tool star with marquee appeal. Brown is the kind of player fans buy tickets to see. Jimmy Rollins rolled out the ridiculous theory that Phillies manage- ment never gave the kid a chance. Brown played 147 games before 2013 and hit 12 homers, with 57 RBIs and a .236 average. Is Rollins really saying those numbers demanded a starting spot in the outfield? Maybe Rollins needs to spend more time running hard to first and less time analyzing the front office. ANGELO CATALDI Opinion.Allhailthe king,DomonicBrown Analysis McNabb thinksyou arearacist Donovan McNabb can no longer run fast or throw deep, but he is better than ever at infuriating people. Last week, the for- mer Eagles quarterback had the audacity to ac- cuse Philadelphia of the ultimate crime. In his typical woe-is-me style, he painted his critics with the ugly brush of racism. His exact quote to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, while discuss- ing the current plight of Robert Griffin III in Washington, was this: “It’s depressing to me. It goes beyond … the quarterback position to have people dislike the kid already and he didn’t really even do anything? It’s depress- ing. “This is a different arena he’s in — I lived it myself — where some people are going to dis- like you because of your skin color.” In his warped mind, McNabb’s love-hate relationship with fans is simple to dissect. The people who loved him appreciated his accom- plishments. The people who hat- ed him did so because he was black. “I lived it myself.” Those are the important words. And they are a wither- ing insult to a city that embraced him. My own dislike for McNabb has had a lot to do with his skin, actually. It is too thin. He has never been able to shrug off a valid criti- cism without attaching an agenda to it. At the height of McNabb’s career here, Terrell Owens publicly ripped his teammate for folding in the clutch. The petulant quarter- back replied by calling the remark “black-on- black crime.” When someone sees every- thing in racial terms, the real racist is usually the person making the accusations. ANGELO CATALDI Golf Tiger, Nikeset toreup Tiger Woods’ comeback is almost complete. The world’s best golfer is reportedly close to signing a new deal with Nike, according to ESPN. Woods has been with Nike since 1996. His current contract is due to expire at the end of 2013. The new deal could be signed while Woods is in Philadelphia playing at the U.S. Open at Merion. Watch online Highlights of last night’s Phillies-Marlins game at Metro.us/sports 30www.metro.us Weekend, May 10-12, 2013 +PLUS GOING OUT Foradventurousmoms BlueCat Restaurant Head to Latin America without leaving Fairmount. For the mothers who crave spicy food, or those who want to excite their palette, Blue Cat’s Latin cuisine will do the trick. This BYOB offers a great atmosphere and authentic dishes. Be sure not to skip the oxtail stew. 1921 Fairmount Ave. 267-519-2911 www.bluecat restaurant.com 3 4 Ifyoudidn’tpayenoughattentiontomom’smagicinthekitchenandthegreatestMother’sDaygift mightjustbetospareherfromyourcooking,takeheroutonthetownforanunforgettablemeal—noclean-up required.Evenifyouthinkyourmomisfussy,we’vegotsomethingforher.Whetheryou’remakingreservations forbrunchorfordinner,readonforourpicks.JULIA WEST Wheretowineanddineyourmom 1 BistrotLa Minette Give your mother a high- class dining experience at this French Philly staple. Typically this place has more of a romantic feel to it, but on Mother’s Day it’s all about spoiling your mama, who, by the way, deserves it. Call her more. On Sunday, let her dine on duck liver pate, braised rabbit and a gen- erous serving of wine. 623 S. Sixth St. 215-925-8000 www.bistrotla minette.com Sabrina’s Bring mom to the place where you and your buddies go to nurse hangovers. Of course, brunch in Philly isn’t complete without a long wait on the sidewalk, and Sabrina’s, especially the Bella Vista location, is among the worst offenders. Though if your stomach growls loud enough, they just might pass around a plate of pastries to tide you over. Either way, the restaurant, with its cleverly named and perfectly executed rotating specials, is well worth it. Just make sure you warn mom about the comically large portions. 910 Christian St. 215-574-1599 1804 Callowhill St. 215-636-9061 34th & Powelton Ave. 215-222-1022 www.sabrinascafe.com GarcesTrading Company You know you can’t go wrong with a Jose Garces joint. Garces Trading Company is great for the mama who wants to try a little of everything. Though the plates are small and designed for sharing, don’t confuse this place for the Iron Chef’s pricier Amada, which serves Spanish tapas. The Trading Co. is more low-key, and equipped with a bakery and wine shop so mom can get everything she wants. 1111 Locust St. 215-574-1099 www.garcestrading company.com 2 Supper If the lady digs comfort food but seeks to taste a more elevated version, put Supper’s brunch menu in front of her. 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By the time we were done, he’d gained five pounds of muscle and trimmed 10 pounds of fat.” Fitness. RDJ’s trainer gives us the moves that turned him into the hero. ROMINA MCGUINNESS romina.mcguinness@metro.lu The Robert Downey Jr. workout Howhegot there “Robert’s cardio was never an issue,” Bose tells Metro. “A lot of people don’t want to talk about it, but the truth is, he’s 48. He’s above the curve when it comes to being a fit individual, but this is a young man’s training he’s doing.” In order to gain muscle bulk, Downey Jr. spent the first month doing traditional weight training: push-ups, bench presses, etc. Once he and Bose were satis- fied with his mass, they moved on to functional performance training, a technique that engages all muscle groups simul- taneously: “FPT isn’t just for aesthetics,” says Bose. “All the exercises are designed to get you mus- cular through strength. 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  13. 13. www.metro.us THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010 15 + mycruising Cruise ships provide a total vacation experience. Once aboard the vessel, dining, sleeping and entertainment options are planned out in entirety. For a cruise vaca- tioner, sometimes the most important planning lies in choosing the ship itself. There are some two dozen different cruise lines serv- ing the States. Like hotels and restaurants, cruises are graded by star, indicating ships’ relative luxuries. Five star: Five-star cruises are not necessarily the best — but they are usually the most exclusive, and, result- ingly, expensive. Five-star lines — such as Crystal and Princess — cater to the most discriminating pas- sengers. Four star: These ships’ amenities will all be slight- ly less — including the price. Rooms tend to be a bit smaller, but there is usu- ally more attention to ship- board activities and the clientele trends younger. Three star: Meet the bread and butter of the cruise in- dustry. Passengers can ex- pect a fairly good value for the cost. Two star: These “econo- my” lines are generally more sparse in every way from the above cruises — meaning they are less ex- pensive, smaller and more crowded. Set your vacation on cruisecontrol Planning a family vacation can be a daunting experience when trying to accommodate the entire clan Cruise ships offer a one-stop shop, complete with luxury, entertainment — and an exorbitant amount of food The 130,000-ton Carnival Dream — Carnival Cruise Lines’ newest and largest ship — sits off the coast of Monaco, ready to patrol the waters of the Caribbean. PHOTOS: CARNIVAL/ANDY NEWMAN Before you go! Check the weather: To a certain extent, this is an impossible request. Cruise planning often occurs months before the voyage, so there’s not much to be done if, let’s say, a hurricane decides to breeze on by (as it did on this intrepid re- porter’s last cruise excur- sion). Still, it never hurts to be prepared. Motion in the ocean: Prone to motion sickness? Pack some Dramamine. Duh. Do your homework: The most important thing to find is what will fit your own per- sonal tastes. World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society (www.wocls.org) is a good place to start. The newly built Carnival Dream is the newest member of what the company has branded its “Fun Ship Fleet.” For the kids In addition to the Dream’s “Camp Carn- ival” play area — includ- ing age-targeted arts and crafts, and video game stations — the ship sports a 303-foot-long wa- ter slide, an 18-hole mini golf course, basketball and volleyball courts, and a variety of contests and group parties. Adult fun Performances — comedy acts and Vegas-style revues — complement karaoke, live music and casinos. Night-time laser light shows rock Pink Floyd and Styx. METRO/BS Dream a little dream with Carnival Cruise BRAYDEN SIMMS brayden.simms@metro.us Inside: New cruises, ships and ports of call PAGE 16-17 This isn’t your granny’s cruise buffet line PAGE 18 Trends Dining SPONSORED BY cruising Ships’Registry: TheBahamasandPanama. FIND A VACATION PACKED WITH ALL-INCLUSIVE VALUE AT CARNIVAL.COM. VALUE HUNTERS OF NEW YORK, TIME TO GET YOUR POUNCE ON. GRAB YOUR SNORKELS, CITY FOLK. WE’RE GOING CRUISIN.’Well, we did it. We’ve packed a vacation with all-inclusive fun including cushy accommodations, mouthwatering food and tons of stuff to do day and night. Even supervised activities for the kids. All for prices starting at $70* a day. So why wait to book? Call Carnival at 1-800-764-7416, contact a travel agent or visit carnival.com today. *The company reserves the right to reinstate the fuel supplement for all guests at up to $9 per guest per day if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel. Cruise fares only. Government taxes and fees ($20–$170) additional per guest. Restrictions and non-refundable deposit applies. Full details on carnival.com. Ships’ Registry: The Bahamas & Panama. $ 70 * Departing weekly,prices from: A DAY Contact a travel agent | 1-800-764-7416 | carnival.com mycruising www.metro.us THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010 1716 Ships’Registry: TheBahamasandPanama. SALSA LESSONS. JUST ONE MORE PART OF THE ALL-INCLUSIVE VALUE YOU GET WITH CARNIVAL. AND YOUR CALIENTE ON. Ships’Registry: TheBahamasandPanama. MINI GOLF. JUST ONE MORE PART OF THE ALL-INCLUSIVE VALUE YOU GET WITH CARNIVAL. AND YOUR (VERY) SHORT GAME ON. with three celebrity life coaches, take classes in styling, yoga, cooking, wine tasting and travel through the Caribbean on the Celebrity Solstice. Cruise with ‘The King’ Name: Elvis Cruise When: Nov. 4-8 Price: $599 Ports visited: Bahamas Departs from: Jacksonville, Fla. For more informa- tion: www.theelvis- cruise.com In honor of The King’s 75th birthday (if he were alive, that is), this spe- cialty cruise aboard the Carnival Fascination features tribute per- formers and pre- sentations by friends of Elvis, and includes many Elvis- themed activi- ties. You can thank us later. Very much. Show your pride Name: Gay Cruise When: Aug. 20-27 Price: Starting at $2,290, per person, per week Ports visited: Mykonos, San- torini and other Greek islands Departs from: Athens For more information: www.varietycruises.com Variety Cruises’ first Gay Cruise program includes a buffet breakfast and one meal daily, Arabian Night, a BBQ (weather per- mitting), a Captain’s Dinner, use of snorkeling equip- ment and a multilingual cruise escort so you can explore the Greek is- lands in style. All hands, feet and bodies on the decks! From new lines to destinations, there’s a cruise for everybody Take a class on the high-seas with a life coach Or shake your hips with an Elvis impersonator Cruising 101 — for those who might be new to this adventure Tropical islands not all the same It’s a common misconcep- tion that Caribbean cruis- es and itineraries are pret- ty much the same. Each is- land and has its own per- sonality and style some de- rived from their colonial culture, others from their geography. It’s quite possi- ble to take as many as four or five Caribbean cruises and repeat very few is- lands — and have a com- pletely different experi- ence on each. One-week Caribbean cruises come in three dis- tinct flavors: Eastern, Western and Southern. Short cruises of less than a week generally include ports in the Bahamas and sometimes Key West, Fla. The Eastern Caribbean is often the choice of first- time cruisers and those veterans who relish more at-sea days with generally three or four ports of call. In addition to sun- splashed beaches fringed with palm trees, the East- ern Caribbean appeals to shoppers en- ticed by luxury goods and duty-free prices in places like St. Thomas, St. Martin and San Juan. The Western Caribbean of- fers the best options for water-sports enthusiasts as it is considered the best for snorkeling and scuba diving. Typical Western Caribbean ports include Key West, Jamaica, Belize, Grand Cayman and Cozumel. Southern Caribbean cruises afford the choice of more island destina- tions-— usually as many as five, which often also means fewer days at sea. A Southern Caribbean cruise is generally longer, often 10 to 12 nights. San Juan is also a popular embarka- tion port for ships on Southern Caribbean itiner- aries, which often make stops in many destinations like Martinique, Do- minica and Grenada. And not to be forgot- ten, winter cruises to the Mexican Riviera are also very popular as they offer the allure of warm temperatures, beaches and plenty of shopping. Experience the south Name: Carnival Fantasy When: Starting May 18; various dates Ports visited: Bahamas and Key West Departs from: Charleston, S.C. For more information: www.charlestoncruise packages.com Carnival Cruise Lines will begin year-round service from Charleston, S.C., be- ginning with a May 18 de- parture of the 2,056- passenger Carnival Fanta- sy, and will depart from Charleston’s historic down- town. Local hoteliers are re- sponding by putting to- gether park-and-stay pack- ages so you can experience the beauty of Charleston before or after you cruise. Calling all the single ladies Name: Life Makeover Cruise When: April 18-25 Price: Starts at $999 Ports visited: Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and St. Maarten Departs from: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more information: www.singlestravelintl.com Singles Travel Internation- al announces their Life Makeover Cruise, spe- cially de- signed for single ladies needing a little life- enhancement (think Oprah’s self-help programming but on the high seas). Travelers will participate in workshops – Go to www.fodors.com for more expert travel tips. Fodor’s. For choice travel experiences. Hot spots Top three most popular cruise routes: Miami — Key West — Cozumel Los Angeles — Mazatlan — Puerto Vallarta — Cabo San Lucas Miami — Grand Cayman — Belize — Cozumel Source: Orbitz Beware sea monsters! When Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas is launched in November, it will share the accolade of biggest cruise ship in the world with its sister, Oa- sis of the Seas. These sea monsters weigh in at 225,000 tons and carry up to 6,300 passengers and 2,160 crew (now that's a party!). Since they’re so large, they can’t visit every port of call, but Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and Jamaica have built new piers in order to host them. METRO/DR The world of cruising can be daunting to one who has never experienced the joy of sitting on a sunny deck and sipping frozen beverages. For cruise virgins, Jeanne Wyndrum, senior vice presi- dent of Cruise.com, shares these tips. Find out what’s included A lot of people have mis- conceptions about what they will need to cover. What is included: Meals, entertainment and accom- modations. What is addi- tional once you get on board: soft drinks and alco- hol, spa treatments, shore excursions, certain dining experiences, the Internet and gratuities. Those are the additions you should be ready for when you get the bill at the end of the trip. Be prepared Have all proper documen- tation when you get to port. They are being very strict nowadays so be sure your name matches your documentation ex- actly. If not, you could be denied boarding. Since most cruises now require that you preregister online, this is a good time to make sure your passport isn’t ex- pired and all of your paper- work is in order. Do your research Learn about ports you will visit. Most importantly, see how far the port city is from the city center, as that makes all the differ- ence of what kind of expe- rience you will have. For instance, if you are going to Rome, you’ll find that the port is far from the center of the city, so you might want to prepur- chase a shore excursion. It will save you time if you have a good idea of the city layout and what you want to see since your time at port is limited. Book your shore excursion early It depends on the place you are visiting, but in some cases you should book in advance. If you wait until you get on the ship, that’s okay, but don’t wait until the morning of. Arrive early Although the ship might leave at 5 o’clock, you can actually start to board around noon. You’ll be free to enjoy the ship and decks all afternoon — this really adds an extra day to your vacation and helps you relax instead of rushing to make departure. METRO/DR Tips Oasis of the Seas Variety Cruises’s first Gay Cruise program will be held on the Panorama (pictured). Your body here? Cozumel The beauty of St. Thomas is just a cruise away. DOROTHY ROBINSON dorothy.robinson@metro.us Sail ... and shop Eastern Caribbean cruises appeal to shoppers enticed by luxury goods and duty-free prices. Bigger is better These boats are so big, they can’t stop at all ports. SPONSORED BY SPONSORED BY cruising mycruising www.metro.us THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010 18 Ships’Registry: TheBahamasandPanama. BOOK A CRUISE PACKED WITH ALL-INCLUSIVE VALUE AT CARNIVAL.COM. OF COURSE, YOU COULD ALWAYS JUST GET YOUR SUNSCREEN ON AND LEAVE IT AT THAT. cruising SPONSORED BY Here’s how one thing af- fects the other: Heftier cruise vessels means more on-deck room for uncon- ventional dining options. The culinary tact of cruise liners has changed quite a bit in the past decade, par- ticularly in the following ways: Dine when you want The top trend in cruise din- ing has less to do with what you eat than when you eat it: Gone are the days when passengers re- ceived a set time — typical- ly 6 or 8 p.m. — for their sit-down meals. Now, says cruise expert Stewart Chi- ron, “People can eat at whatever time they want.” For Cruise.com Senior Vice President Jeanne Wyn- drum, the open-ended schedule transfigures the whole trip: “It kind of eas- es your day.” Specialty restaurants As ship size increases, so does the space for new restaurants: “Like steak- houses, Italian, French, Asian,” Chiron says. The new spots feel less like din- ing halls and more like chic eateries — “The food quality, the atmosphere, and the accoutrements are much different,” he says. Celebrity chefs More space for restaurants means more gigs for chefs — gigs restaurants are fill- ing with name-grabbing celebrity cooks. In 2008, The North Atlantic cruise line Cunard tapped New England chef Todd English to author some menus. The next year, Crystal cruises brought Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa on board for the same calling. Expect to see more: “I wouldn’t be surprised to see Emeril [Lagasse] or one of these guys doing a cruise at some point,” says Chiron. Healthier bites Cruise lines have tradition- ally made accommodation for passengers with specif- ic dietary needs — just that, now, those gluten- free and low-cholesterol options are starting to be- come mainstays on cabin menus. “It’s not like, ‘Here’s a few bits of let- tuce,’” says Wyndrum. “These are very good en- trees, and they’re quite popular.” So long, buffets of old Cruises are taking dining to the next level Trends to expect in 2010 for your palate Luckily, your ship will also come with a gym The galleys go very gourmet on these ships Culinary classes Here’s where the realms of food and onboard en- tertainment start to blur: Norwegian Cruise Line packs a training kitchen on many of its newer vessels — “They’ll have like a theater set- up, as if you were in a class,” says Chiron. “You’ll have the table and kitchen set up, and the chef will come out.” METRO/DHDREW HINSHAW letters@metro.us OASIS OF THE SEAS CARNIVAL On the Carnival Dream, there’s a speciality pasta bar for when you need your carb fix. The Oasis of the Sea boasts The Cupcake Cupboard, a dedicated shop that hosts hands-on decorating classes. These days, cruising isn’t just about retired folk cruising slowly ’round the Mediterranean. There’s a new raft of exciting ways of seeing the world by boat. The Gota Canal Steamship Co., MS Diana, Sweden The “Good Life on Board” cruise is one for gour- mands. Special menus are conceived from produce bought from the local canal area, resulting in hearty Swedish delicacies, and there’s a nightly wine- tasting session with the crew’s personal sommelier. Rock your boat: At Berg, ex- ercise off all the amazing food with a starlit swim in the canal, or simply borrow one of the ship’s bikes to go for a ride along the canal. www.gotacanal.se Lyngen Lodge, Tromso Coast, Norway Combine snow, ski and sea with this unique trip to the Arctic Circle. It’s based in the luxurious Lyngen Lodge, on the shores of a re- mote Arctic fjord, and each day you board a boat that takes you to the foot of un- touched white, powdery slopes. Kick off your skis and wind down with a spot of fishing on your way back to a dinner of reindeer. Rock your boat: Lyngen Lodge also boats French windows with breathtak- ing views across the mountains — perfect for admiring the Northern Lights. www.lyngenlodge.com Right Travel, Dahabeya Hadeel, Nile River, Egypt Sail the turquoise waters of the River Nile on board the Dahabeya Hadeel. Dis- cover the rich cultural her- itage of Egypt while taking time to relax on the sailboat. Over the course of eight days, you’ll see many of Egypt’s most spec- tacular sights. Rock your boat: At the end of the day, nothing really beats a bit of mindless fun. 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  16. 16. Make Your Print Ad Come to Life with Blippar Blippar allows smartphones and tablets to interface with content and advertising in Metro. How does Blippar work? 1 Download the FREE Blippar app on your device. 2 ‘Blipp’ or scan the ad or content. 3 Live, interactive content is revealed on your device! Ways to Blipp • Take a reader to your website • Purchase item advertised • Pop open a video clip • Reveal a digital coupon • Zip to a social media page www.metro.us | t:MetroNewYork | f:MetroNewYork NEW YORK Weekend,May3-5,2013 MEXICO WINS AT BRUNCH AND YOU CAN, TOO YOUR GUESTS WILL GO LOCO FOR CHILAQUILES. PAGE 23 SUMMER MOVIE GUIDE See that little icon on the drive-in screen? Turn to page 08 to learn exactly what it does. / GETTY IMAGES Set your brain to stun. Robert Downey Jr. talks Tony Stark! Benedict Cumberbatch scares Trekkies! Multiple apocalypses! F. Scott Fitzgerald with rap in 3-D! There’s more to it than just newsprint. This is Metro’s first special interactive edition! PAGES 08-14 8www.metro.us Weekend, May 31-June 2, 2013 THE SEX ISSUE The biggest sex story of the past year didn’t happen between Christian and An- astasia in some porn your mom read — it happened in Brooklyn when Adam banged Hannah and prob- ably gave her an STD. The HBO series “Girls,” with its frank depiction of bad dirty talk, venereal diseases, abortions, miscarriages and condom spill, is all about sex. But unlike “Sex and the City” before it, this show is a global hit partly because HERE’S WHAT’S SEXYTrend. With “Girls” a hit and plus-sized models becoming the norm, we wonder: Are the days of the blonde bimbo over? The model “It’s ridiculous that people are arguing. We should focus on embracing all sizes.” Jennie Runk plus-size model for H+M The editor “We don’t airbrush. There’s something sexy about that.” Arielle Loren founder, Corset magazine Dunham is just one of the “Girls.” The actress has said she wouldn’t want a body like a Victoria’s Secret model. / HBO Hot list: The sex symbols of 2013. Blipp here to let us know which one of these celebs you’d most like to boff. star/creator Lena Dunham is, well, average-looking. She’s a chubby, tattooed, thin-haired 26-year-old. She’s normal. The hype comes at the perfect time for the “real beauty” movement — and for this Metro Sex Issue, themed “Feel Good Naked.” Within the past month, plus-size model Jennie Runk made head- lines when H+M debuted her modeling swimwear (despite being a dress size 14-16, not 0). Dove soap, on the tails of an ad campaign featuring plus-size women, launched an “anti-Photo- shop” app that restores im- ages to their original form. And “amateur” porn is the most popular category on YouPorn, ranking higher than “blondes.” The house that Jenna Jameson built is crumbling. The question is: How quickly? Soyes,how quickly? In one year, or in five? “I don’t think five years is enough,” says Gabi Gregg, 26, a plus-size blogger. Her work went viral last year after she posted photos of herself looking sensual in a “fatkini” and, this week, she launches her own line of swimwear (see story, at right). “But peo- ple like Lena Dunham and Louis C.K. are opening doors. Just the fact that her body makes people so angry — if you read the comments, people are telling her to put on clothes. She has said that only makes her want to do it more. It’s my favor- ite show.” Arielle Loren doesn’t watch “Girls,” but also traf- fics in blunt depictions of sex. Her magazine Corset (www.corsetmagazine. com) features graphic nudi- ty and first-person erotica, and resembles someone’s beautifully photographed diary. It became profitable after a year, and Loren sees it as part of a movement. “The way we learn about sex, the pornography in- dustry drives a lot of that consciousness,” says Loren, a 27-year-old American. “It starts to inform the way we think about ‘sexy’ from an early age. But there are multifaceted aspects of sex and what it can really be, which we explore in the magazine. That goes from everything you can do in the bedroom — physically — but also how we under- stand our bodies.” A recent Corset photo- shoot, “Breasts in Erotic Daylight,” features a brown bosom with stretch marks. “We definitely don’t airbrush,” says Loren. “There’s something very sexy about that. Being able to see the hair follicles on a breast or the stretch marks on a woman’s stomach.” She now has subscribers here, in Canada, Peru, Bra- zil, Sweden and beyond. And yet post a photo of a plus size-model online and you see not everyone’s as accepting. Exhibit A: Jen- nie Runk. Junkin Runk’strunk The excitement (and de- bate) over Runk’s H+M campaign made it all the way to Italy, where she was working in May. It led to at least one sleepless night. “I was thinking about all the media I’ve been getting and my mom reads a lot of the comments and she said, ‘I can’t believe some- body called you fat,’” re- members the 24-year-old, “and some people on the other side were like, ‘The curvier bodies are better!’ and it’s so ridiculous that people are having these ar- Tip from Corset editor • Do the self-work. “Start by walking around your house naked. If you have a roommate, shut your door and walk around your room naked. The more you get comfort- able with your naked self — not covering yourself up with a towel every time you take a shower, taking the time to be in your body and open like that — your confidence will slowly and steadily increase.” Loren, on how to feel good naked Sofia Vergara Olga Kurylenko Mila Kunis Nina Dobrev Alison Brie Mindy Kaling Christina Hendricks Jennifer Lawrence Rebel Wilson Emilia Clarke Beyonce Knowles Zoe Saldana Helen Mirren Anna Kendrick Kate Upton Kat Dennings Zooey Deschanel Aubrey Plaza Emma Stone Lena Dunham 9THE SEX ISSUE says Gregg, “but ... ” “This argument,” adds Runk, “is going to be a thing of the past when — honestly, I don’t know.” On Facebook, she was more hopeful, saying it’s “our differences that make us remarkable.” She laughs when she hears that again. “I’ve been told before I’m a little too naive.” In school, did you realize you were bigger than everybody else? Yes and no. I wasn’t teased too much, luckily. It was mostly internal, feel- ing insecure next to my classmates, if they were thinner than me or had blonde hair. Nobody had to say anything. And I started trying to diet when I was in middle school and high school, and it wasn’t until college that I came to accept myself. How do the suits, um, work? What do you mean by work? [Laughs] They fit so well. Is it made with a binding material, with latches or something? Actually, no. I’ve had people ask about support, of course, but there’s noth- ing special about the fabric of the suits. It’s normal bathing suit fabric. In terms of the Galaxy suit, what makes it so special is the print — it’s graphic and fun and looks great because it’s so busy that it — I don’t want to say it distracts the eye, because I don’t care about that sort of thing, but that’s what it does. And the high-waisted cut looks great on all women. Are you OK with the term “fatkini”? Yes. I didn’t use it this year because it went so viral last year, and it was inspiring for many people but took away from it, for others, because they were stuck on the word and got angry and started com- menting. It’s a reclamation of the word “fat,” espe- cially in our community, we all get it. When it goes outside the community, people get angry and send emails. But I’m fine with it. At the end of the day, it’s a fatkini because I’m fat and wearing a bikini. [Laughs] How much do you weigh now? I believe I’m around 225. How tall are you? I’m 5-foot-5. Do you get flack for not being “fat enough?” Early on, there were some comments. I don’t get a lot. Once in a while, like when the bikini pictures come out. It’s fun- ny to see half the people commenting are disgusted by my body and the other half are like, fat women saying, “She’s shaped so nicely so it doesn’t count! I have fat hanging from my arm that she doesn’t have!” I try to avoid the comments on other sites. Some women wish they could see women bigger than me in a bikini and I understand that but I can only be myself. SAM CASTONE ‘FATKINI’ DESIGNER GABI GREGG TheGabifresh.com bloggerjustcrafted alineforSwimsuitsforall.com. Quoted “It wasn’t until college that I came to accept myself.” Gabi Gregg, writer, designer SAM CASTONE Metro World News guments. What if some girl looks at these pictures and looks exactly like me: How is she going to feel?” She turned to Facebook with a post. “I’ve noticed that people like to debate what kind of body is better than another,” she wrote. “This is all wrong! To me, true beauty is defined by a healthy lifestyle and a genuine personality. Bod- ies are just meaty things that carry our personhoods around for us.” A week later, Runk is still riled up. She notes that “bigger” models are getting more work, but “we should focus on embracing all sizes,” she says bluntly. “Should” is different than “are.” The chart below shows the Sex Symbols of 2013, as selected by our edi- tors from a pool of working actors who have notable projects this year — there are more shapes and sizes thantherewouldhavebeen in 1985, but it’s still very thin and white. “We’re go- ing in the right direction,” IN2013 Adam Driver Chris O’Dowd Jon Hamm Nick Offerman Aziz Ansari Louis C.K.Donald Glover Oscar Isaac James Franco Joseph Gordon-Levitt Damien Lewis Omar Sy Rodrigo Santoro Channing Tatum Nikolaj Coster- Waldau Bradley Cooper Idris Elba Peter Dinklage Benedict CumberbatchRyan Gosling First U.S. newspaper to partner with Blippar!
  17. 17. Club Metro: Contests & Newsletters With our Club Metro package, including newsletters and contests, bring your brand’s special offers into the spotlight. e-Newsletter Eighth Vertical In-Paper Ad in My Metro Online Contest Pages in Each City For your chance to win, log on to WWW.METRO.US/PHILADELPHIA/CLUBMETRO 29WWW.METRO.US/PHILADELPHIA/EVENTS POST YOUR LISTING! WWW.METRO.US/PHILADELPHIA/EVENTS ART TheBarnes FoundationFirst Anniversary Party Friday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. 2025 Ben Franklin Pkwy. $25, free for members 215-278-7200 www.barnesfoundation.org While in a marriage the first anniversary traditionally means a gift of paper, to celebrate the first year of the Barnes Founda- tion, the museum is going all out with live Brazilian music by Minas, cocktails and, of course, plenty of art. Tickets include after-hours access to the col- lection and the new “Ellsworth Kelly: Sculpture on the Wall” exhibit. You can still bring a gift of paper. Heck, bring this paper as a gift! KIDS KidsRockfor Kids:Benefit ConcertSeries Saturday, 11:30 a.m. World Cafe Live 3025 Walnut St. $6-$7, 215-222-1400 www.philly.worldcafelive.com This concert series benefiting children’s medical charities, including Alex’s Lemonade Stand and Ashley’s Angels, features teen rock bands from Music Training Centers’ Rock 101 program. Hang with your kids and rock out to live music while feeling good about supporting charity. KIDS BabyLoves Disco Sunday, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Shampoo 417 N. Eighth St. Free-$12, 215-922-7500 www.babylovesdisco.com You don’t have to change much to make a nightclub kid-friendly. Think about it: live DJs, bubble machines and egg-shakers. But this club also has a chill-out room with tents, books and puzzles. If only grownups could get the same treatment at the clubs. Grownups can sip cocktails and mingle with other parents while watching the kids get their groove on. DANCE DanceTheatre ofHarlem Through Sunday, various times Zellerbach Theatre at the Annenberg Center 3680 Walnut St. $55-$80, 215-898-3900 www.annenbergcenter.org After an eight-year hiatus, this tour is back, and it has founder Arthur Mitchell’s blessing. METRO MUSIC BillKirchen Friday, 8:30 p.m. Tin Angel 20 S. Second St. $15, 215-928-0978 www.tinangel.com How many of you can say you’ve worked with Elvis? That’s what we thought. This Grammy-nominated guitarist, singer and songwriter, whose career has spanned over 40 years, was named “A Titan of the Telecaster” by Guitar Player Magazine. $3, 215-821-7575 www.r5productions.com More than 500 private and commercial vendors will be selling everything from old vinyl records, bicycles, stereo equip- ment, funky recycled clothing, applique pillows and jewelry. You don’t have to be a punk to enjoy that stuff. Bonus: Your $3 donation gets you admission to the record fair across the street at Starlight Ballroom. BOOKS Philadelphia PhotoArtsBook Fair Saturday, noon Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 1400 N. American St. Free, 215-232-5678 www.philaphotoarts.org Who needs a book fair when you can get anything on a Kindle, right? Not so. This is the Photo Arts Book Fair, and photos just don’t look as good on that little digital thing, do they? Plus, the selection here runs the gamut from national artists and publish- ers to local works that can only be referred to as “publishing projects.” Featured artists include Vox Populi and Dominic Episcopo. MUSIC TomJones Friday, 8 p.m. Theatre of Living Arts 334 South St. $50, 215-922-1011 www.tlaphilly.com You can tell from his most recent album, “Spirit In the Room,” Jones still has it going on at age 72. It’s his 40th studio album! ExtrABBAganza! Saturday, 8 p.m. Prince Music Theatre 1412 Chestnut St. $30-$55, 215-731-9230 www.pgmc.org Who doesn’t love ABBA? Espe- cially when gay men dress up in leotards and sing their songs? We mean the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus, of course, who will perform ABBA hits all night. You can play the part as well, by showing up in outrageous ’70s attire. Really, you could put any band into this equation and it would be fun, but there’s no better band for it than ABBA. SimonRattle Conducts Beethoven Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. The Kimmel Center 300 S. Broad St. $84-$182, 215-670-2300 www.kimmelcenter.org The Philadelphia Orchestra wel- comes English conductor, Simon Rattle as he conducts Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, which was fea- tured in Disney’s “Fantasia.” Join- ing him is special guest Barbara Hannigan, soprano. While you’re not necessarily encouraged to dress up for this event, like at, say, ExtrABBAganza!, it would be interesting to see how people would react if you wore the red robe and conical blue hat that Mickey wore in “Fantasia.” SALES PunkRockFlea Market Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 461 N. Ninth St. We want you! Uploadyour ownevents! Have an upcoming event that you want to let Metro readers know about? Send us an email at events@ metro.us and we’ll get it onto our new listings website.
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  20. 20. 16www.metro.us Weekend, June 14-16, 2013 SUPERHEROES 1940 TheSpirit “The Spirit,” a noir comic by Will Eisner about a middle- class man who fights crime in a business suit, runs in Register and Tribune Syndicate newspapers. It later becomes a 2008 movie. 1978-80 Monsieur Mangetout France’s Michel Lotito, aka Monsieur Mangetout (Mr. Eat-it-all), consumes a Cessna 150 airplane. 1970 ComicCon The first-ever Golden State Comic Book Convention is held in San Diego, Calif. It eventually grew into Comic Con, a yearly festival for costumed wannabes. 1996 Superbarrio Mexican superhero and satirist Superbarrio Gómez declares he is running for the U.S. presidential election. 1999 Rubberboy Daniel Browning Smith, Guinness World Records’ World’s Most Flexible Man (aka The Rubberboy), gets his first out of seven records. 2007 KingTooth “King Tooth” Raja Gigi (Rathakrishnana Velu) pulls a train with six coaches attached weighing 297.1 tons for 9 feet at the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station using his teeth. 2008 TheFrench Spider-Man “The French Spider-Man” Alain Robert scales the 52-story New York Times building without any ropes or harness. 2010 ElectronBoy More than 350 western Washington residents volun- teer to help make 13-year-old cancer victim Erik Martin’s dream of being a super- hero for a day a reality. Martin died in 2011. 2010 Kick-Ass “Kick-Ass,” about a regular kid (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) who fights crime, is released, co-starring Nicolas Cage. A sequel is due this year. 2010 Super Rainn Wilson stars in dark comedy “Super,” a film about a man straddling the line be- tween psychopath and hero after deciding to give purpose to his life by dressing up in costume to fight criminals. 2011 PhoenixJones Phoenix Jones, aka Benjamin John Francis Fodor, begins fighting crime in Seattle, wearing a costume. He chases away car thieves, stops drunken drivers and leads a citizens’ patrol called Rain City Superhero Movement. He has also been ar- rested himself. 2012 Thanatos Masked man Thanatos, 63, hands out clothes and sup- plies to people in need in Vancouver, Canada. Superman,who?Meeta real-life,high-flyinghero Jetman: Leaping the Alps in a single bound The Wright brothers may have been the ultimate aeronautical dreamers with the first airplane flight, but no one has come closer than Yves Rossy to mak- ing a human fly. Rossy, aka Jetman, is a former fighter pilot who says he had always dreamed of being a bird since he first witnessed an air show as a 13-year-old. The inspiration drove him to invent and patent a series of jetpacks that would fire him through even more epic and courageous voyages. From the first experiments in 2006, Rossy made his first public flight two years later, which took him over the Alps at speeds close to 200 miles per hour, at heights of 3,000 feet. The charismatic Swiss even found a moment to execute a 360-degree roll and later quipped, “That was to impress the girls.” This was followed by a 22- mile journey across the English Channel to France, which he completed in under 10 minutes, becoming the first man to make the distance with a jet pack. The feat was broadcast live across the world with great uncertainty surrounding the outcome as Rossy himself confessed his calculations were fallible. Since then he has contin- ued to break ground and world records for distance. In 2009, he performed the first interconti- nental jet flight, and went on to fulfill a deeply held personal ambition to fly along the Grand Canyon. Not all of his missions have been successful, having crash-landed off the Spanish coast when the weather turned threatening. Rossy is devoted to spreading his message — pursue your dreams and “always have a Plan B.” His TED talk remains one of the most downloaded, and he has also won praise for philanthropic ef- forts, such as performing shows for the benefit of disabled pilot school Aerobility. Rossy also hosts master classes for the next generation of jetpack pilots, which will surely produce the next great flying human. Quoted Pursue your dreams and “always have a Plan B.” Yves Rossy aka Jetman Rossy gets some sick air. / CONTRIBUTED Radioactive Man:The animalsavior ofFukushima When Fukushima’s nuclear reactor exploded in 2011, all people living in the area were evacuated. All except rice farmer Naoto Matsumura, 53. Just 6 miles from the plant, the town had a population of 16,000. Now it is only Matsumura there, with 17 times the safe level of radia- tion. He shelters the region’s wildlife, caring for everything from feral dogs to ostriches. He has the highest known level of radiation in Japan, which causes gradual cellular breakdown, but he may not feel the effects for 40 years. Matsumurav / CONTRIBUTED MuscleMan: ‘ThisiswhatI doformy country’ Egypt’s economy suffered after the 2011 revolution that deposed President Hosni Mubarak, and Sayed Al- Essawy, now 27, took it upon himself to revive the nation’s tourism industry with a fight to the death against a lion in front of the pyramids of Giza, proclaiming, “This is what I want to do for my country.” The self-styled “world’s strongest man” had noble intentions but was met by criticism from animal rights groups and the Egyptian tourist board distanced itself. Nonetheless, Al-Essawy entered the arena with shield and sword and took on the lion, although the animal looked bored. Man defeated beast. The gladiator was subsequently arrested, yet supporters point to the re- opening of the pyramids and other major attractions after the fight as proof that Al- Essawy was a national hero. Al-Essawy / CONTRIBUTED KIERON MONKS kieron.monks@metro.lu Adding Metro will... Deliver your message to the right people in the right editorial environment. Increase your reach among young, active urban professionals. Add impact when and where it matters with our unique distribution network. Extend the Metro morning experience to every daypart with the new Metro.us. Benefit from our non-traditional, customized advertising solutions. www.metro.us | t:MetroNewYork | f:MetroNewYork NEW YORK Weekend,May3-5,2013 MEXICO WINS AT BRUNCH AND YOU CAN, TOO YOUR GUESTS WILL GO LOCO FOR CHILAQUILES. PAGE 23 SUMMER MOVIE GUIDE See that little icon on the drive-in screen? Turn to page 08 to learn exactly what it does. / GETTY IMAGES Set your brain to stun. Robert Downey Jr. talks Tony Stark! Benedict Cumberbatch scares Trekkies! Multiple apocalypses! F. Scott Fitzgerald with rap in 3-D! There’s more to it than just newsprint. This is Metro’s first special interactive edition! PAGES 08-14 Reduce your CPM and make your advertising dollars work harder.

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