Just three seasons ago, Elton Brand was brought in as a player on a 10-72 Sixers team to be a mentor to rookie big man Jahlil Okafor. Brand was not there to play; he was there to be a sagacious veteran for the younger players. After his first NBA game, Okafor was involved in an altercation in...

SUIT UP Podcast #1

Introducing Suit Up Brandon (DC guy, @bapter23), Chris (DC guy, @mrcrockpot), and Dave (Marvel guy, @davepfendt) will be diving into the latest Comic Book Pop Culture topics. The Road Map to Endgame, Part 1 In our first pod, we will look into the impacts Marvel's Phase...
Welcome to PFO Culture’s Culture @ TPL's second Game of Thrones Round Table. This week, our staff will look into the casting of the show. We hope you enjoy who we thought was cast perfectly, who wasn’t, and how we would fix it. Dave P @dpfective Cast Perfectly: Tormund (Kristofer Hivju) Good lord, what a lucky find. Now, he’s like...
Rain splattered across the roof of the car. I was knee deep in files for various cases, but one in particular had been weighing on me. “Why hasn’t Bryce Harper or Manny Machado signed yet?” I mulled this question over in my mind as I took a drag of my cigarette. They should...
Today, Super Bowl Sunday, is a big day in advertising, and lucky for us, USA Today’s Ad Meter tracks the effectiveness of each year’s advertisements. But those are effectiveness according to that year, so it only made sense to figure out if their metrics still hold up. This is USA Today’s most recent list of top ads since 1989 –...
 Legendary School Of Rock founder and leader of the Paul Green Rock Academy is talking Basketball and Music. He is joined by PFO's Jason Blevins to discuss a host of topics including NBA Overrated Starting 5 and the difference between Jazz, Prog and Grunge.  Lot's of laugh's, lots of fire, We are Talking About...
A New Weekly Series about anything NOT sports We LOVE to talk about sports! Our PFO chat is a 24/7 tropical storm of updates, rumors, random stats, and hot takes. However, sometimes (like when your defending Super Bowl LII champs get sent home in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs) it's nice...
Life as a Philadelphia sports fan has never been more exciting. So naturally, Philadelphia sports fans are angry and miserable on a daily basis. Ever hear the song “Toxicity” by System of a Down? There are two lyrics that stand out that describe the current state of Philadelphia fandom: “The toxicity of our city” and “How do you own disorder.”
Over the last week, I’ve been absolutely obsessed with the new Netflix show from Japanese Decluttering Expert/Precious Magical Gelfling Marie Kondo.  Wielding a seemingly infinite number of small storage boxes, Kondo's KonMarie method has tons of people throwing away just about everything they own in the name of Joy, and I'm completely fascinated. It's been a few big...
On March 11th, 2019, the Sixers are rolling out the red carpet and all the stops for their Fourth Annual Sixers Youth Foundation Gala. The 76ers biggest fundraising event of the year will take place at The Fillmore in Fishtown, Philadelphia. Last year's Sixers Youth Foundation Gala raised over a million dollars for communities in the Greater...
Thanksgiving is a holiday all about expression of gratitude and an appreciation of life's greatest offerings. Whether you're religious or not, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones and give thanks to those around you. As Philly sports fans, there is a lot to be thankful for. In this week's PFO Roundtable and in honor of the...
https://thepaintedlines.com/sixers/2018/10/13/philadelphia-76ers-in-film/   If Sixers players were in Disney films, who would they portray and what film would they be in? As a reminder and for the courtesy of others, please turn off all cell phones. Thank you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6o6ZlefvOo Joel Embiid- Gaston from Beauty and the Beast He's handsome, he's charming, he's a mighty hunter (we're betting the whole village stays pretty well fed thanks...