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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Groundhog Day’

Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s Winter Predictions Found To Be Wrong 60 Percent Of The Time

Expect spring to be a tad bit late as Punxsutawney Phil forecasted that winter is here for another six weeks. The world-famous groundhog went with his unorthodox methods to bring the forecast. Legend has it that if the groundhog sees his shadow after emerging from his burrow on February 2, people can expect the winter to extend its stay. Punxsutawney …

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Punxsutawney Phil: How Accurate Is The Rodent?

Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter on Monday morning, making him the least popular rodent in America. The groundhog was accompanied by his top hat-wearing Inner Circle when he supposedly saw his shadow. The ceremony on Gobbler’s Knob in Pennsylvania with Punxsutawney Phil was attended by around 11,000 freezing people. It hardly seems fair. Since 1887, Punxsutawney Phil …

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Harold Ramis: Inside His Battle With Bill Murray

Harold Ramis had a hand in creating some of the most beloved and quotable films of a generation. When news of his death began to spread on Monday, millions mourned the loss of such a creative genius, and every social media outlet was flooded with memes, artwork, and quotes in remembrance of Ramis. But over the years, as much as …

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Groundhog Day 2014: Shadow or No Shadow?

Well thanks to that pesky polar vortex, many of us are more than aware that we are in the grips of a horrible winter season. There’s been snow, freezing wind, and icy roads. Then there is the depressingly low temperatures to contend with. This pattern has been rinsed and repeated for the past few weeks and plenty of us are …

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Groundhog Day Prediction to be Streamed Live Online

Everyone snowed-in and sick of winter will be happy to learn that the yearly Groundhog Day prediction in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania will be live-streamed online this year. The Pennsylvania tourism website will stream Punxsutawney Phil’s annual “prognostication” from this website. The prediction is scheduled to take place around 7:25 am EST. According to the folk tale, six more weeks of winter …

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Twitter Roundup: Groundhog Day Edition

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today. Six more weeks of winter. If you call this winter. In a season with record-breaking high temperatures and sunny-ish days, it was pretty much a given that the rodent would see his shadow. This year, nobody really seems to mind. Pundits, amateur humorists, and snarky folk in general took to the Twitter machine. Most …

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Groundhog Day 2012: Punxsutawny Phil Sees Shadow, More Winter, Twitter Reacts

Every year on the second of February people gather in the wee hours of the morning at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawny, Pennsylvania and wait eagerly for a weather forecast brought to them by a small woodland mammal. If, the legend goes, Punxsutawny Phil happens to see his shadow when he emerges from hibernation, the world will be subjected to six …

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Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge

Do you care enough about Groundhog Day to get a special badge from Foursquare? The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that will allow users to obtain the official “PA Groundhog Day 2012” badge on February 2. The badge features the likeness of Punxsutawney Phil, the world-famous co-star to Bill Murray in the 1993 classic, Groundhog …

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