Gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett calls his opponent Dan Onorato's recent ad "despicable and unforgiveable." "Which reminds me, I've got a new campaign website, danonoratobangedyourdeadgrandpa.com. Check it out, cool Flash intro."
 "Tom Corbett's hometown near Pittsburgh seems a time capsule of the suburban 1960s, when the handsome lawyer's son was mascot for Shaler High's football Huskies and starred in the senior play Our Hearts Were Young and Gay," writes the Inquirer. New Onorato ad: "Corbett was young and gay!"
[-4] South Philly prepares to celebrate the restored mural of former Mayor Frank Rizzo. By beating black people with nightsticks.
[+1] Frankford-based State Rep. Tony J. Payton Jr. helps a teenage girl high on PCP. Now that girl is valedictorian at CCP.
[-5] Gov. Ed Rendell declares the Marcellus Shale gas tax dead. Come on, we've seen all those stupid Scream movies, Eddie.
[+5] After calling the Marcellus Shale gas tax "dead," Gov. Rendell says he'll begin talks again if the state Senate is willing. OH SHIT! Did NOT see that coming! Just spilled Sno-Caps everywhere!
[-2] The new vice chairman of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has an employee drive his wife around on the state's tab. And his mistress has an E-ZPass.
[+3] Elementary students in North Philly celebrate the opening of a new library. Mayor Nutter shuts it down.
[+2] Mayor Nutter and City Council give an award to Frank Bender, a sculptor who makes busts of the dead that help investigators identify bodies. His work has inspired a new CBS spin-off, CSI: Insanely Inefficient Ways to Solve Crime.
[+1] Andrew W.K. prepares to host the "Most Interesting Show" at World Café Live. And yes, air quotes are part of the title.
 Drinker's Tavern will turn into Moe's, aka Homer Simpson's favorite bar, for Halloween. BYO purple cough syrup.
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