August 30, 2011
Bill Cosby Talks Up His Philadelphia Favorites In A Hometown Expert Q&A With ConciergeQ Travel Magazine
For 50 years, Philadelphian Bill Cosby has been entertaining audiences and serving fans with a resounding support for education and social activism.
Cosby’s signature role was as TV dad Cliff Huxtable on the popular 80s “The Cosby Show,” which awarded him two Golden Globes. He’s been the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, but he’s still going strong. And he still loves Philly.
A few of our favorite sound bites from Mr. Cosby:
• Q: What is your favorite word to describe Philadelphia? A: Hometown.
• Q: What is your favorite sound or noise in Philadelphia? A: The crowd noise in the third turn on the University of Pennsylvania’s track, when a runner from waaaay back begins to overtake the number one runner.
• Q: What is your favorite smell or taste in Philadelphia? A: Soft pretzel with mustard. Orange soda after a couple bites of any protein, of course.
• Q: If Heaven were Philadelphia, what would God say to a visitor when they arrive at the Pearly Gates? A: God would say, THIS IS HEAVEN NOT NORRISTOWN. NOT PAOLI. NOT BRYN MAWR AND NOT … God would also say, you WILL eat scrapple.
Read the whole interview here.
The Concierge Questionnaire: Bill Cosby [ConciergeQ]