Stephen Silver

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Stephen Silver is a journalist, podcaster and film critic who co-founded the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle and has written extensively about sports, politics, and technology, in addition to culture. In 2009, he became the first journalist in history to interview the chairman of the FCC and the host of Jeopardy! on the same day. He lives in Delaware County with his wife and two sons. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenSilver. 

January 18, 2019

Glass

What you'll see of Philadelphia in 'Glass'

(Caution: This article contains major spoilers for Split and Unbreakable, and minor ones for Glass.) 

January 14, 2019

CES

CES wraps up with meatless burger the product winner

CES Wraps Up, With Meatless Burger the Product Winner

January 7, 2019

CES

TVs, 5G, and even a smart toilet: What to expect at CES 2019

The International CES, which stands for Consumer Electronics Show, is the annual consumer technology industry bash in Las Vegas that sees the debut of all sorts of technologies that are set to roll out throughout the coming year. 

December 20, 2018

Entertainment

The Best Philly Podcasts, 2018

Whether they're about the news, politics, sports, cooking, or - most commonly of all- murder, podcasts are a bigger part of American life in 2018 than ever before. If you pass someone on the street, whether they're on foot or they're driving, there's a good chance that they're listening to one. Just know that, no matter how many podcasts you have in your queue, you're probably never going to finish listening to all of them. 

December 16, 2018

Movie

Which way should you see 'Roma'?

It's a common dilemma for moviegoers these days: Should I go out to the theater tonight, or should I stay in and watch Netflix? 

December 12, 2018

Wawa

Wawa previews its biggest store ever

There was a time, not too long ago, when Wawa locations started to disappear from the city of Philadelphia, as the company shifted its focus towards stores with gas stations in the suburbs. However, that trend in recent years has shifted itself, with big new Wawa locations debuting around the city the last few years. 

December 7, 2018

Oscars

Do the Oscars really need a host?

When Kevin Hart's dream of hosting the Academy Awards came apart after two days this week, it was more than a career setback for the Philly-born comedian. It exposed a lot of fissures and contradictions at the very heart of the Oscars themselves. 

October 23, 2018

Gaming

Infrequently Asked Questions: What is 'Fortnite' anyway?

You've probably heard all about "Fortnite," the online video game that debuted last year but emerged in 2018 as the most talked-about thing in gaming. 

October 17, 2018

Movies

Ike Barinholtz on 'The Oath,' evil social networks, and why the Eagles' Chris Long should run for office

Ike Barinholtz's new movie represents a big leap for him. Not only is it his first starring role, but he also wrote and directed it. He answered a few questions for PhillyVoice.

October 4, 2018

People

What's the role of the U.S. Supreme Court? Questions you're afraid or embarrassed to ask, answered

The U.S. Supreme Court has been in the news for the last few months. President Donald Trump's nominee for the court, Brett Kavanaugh, was confirmed over the weekend as the newest Supreme Court justice, following an FBI investigation recently carried out into multiple allegations of past misdeeds by the nominee. The Court now has a chance to shape the laws of our nation for decades to come, regardless of who the president is.

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