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Chicago Wins Stupidest Title Ever

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 | 0 comments

Chicago’s legendary coaches and managers all had furry upper lips when they clinched championships. Mike Ditka of the Bears. The Bulls’ Phil Jackson. Ozzie Guillen from the Sox. And the Blackhawks’ Joel Quenneville. Must be the luck of the ‘stache. “There’s no denying the performance-enhancing ability of the mustache,” said Aaron Perlut, president of the...

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Occupy Chicago….’s alternative???

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 | 57 comments

Occupy Chicago….’s alternative???

  This is a somewhat NEW tradition creeping up across the land. Q101 plans to change that.  This Halloween Q101 just might Boo YOU.  SIGN UP HERE What does it mean to be BOOED? It’s simple really. We print a “BOO” sheet and include it with a delicious treat or in our case Q101 STUFF. Leave it on someone’s door step, ring the bell, and Run Run Run!  That someone could...

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Weezer’s Riot Fest Act Goes Over Well

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 | 0 comments

Weezer’s Riot Fest Act Goes Over Well

Upon Weezer’s announcement as headliner of Riot Fest, there was much scoffing and dismissive hand gesturing in the world of music nerds. I should know; I was one of the naysayers. Part of that has to do with Riot Fest being an ostensibly “punk” festival, featuring myriad bands who many of us thought lost to time, the rest of us still wearing their t-shirts on a weekly basis. Weezer, especially...

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Let’s Get It On: Dana White vs. Larry Merchant

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 | 0 comments

Q101.com has long reviled Larry Merchant.  At times he has seemed drunk during his post-fight rambling soliloquies.  Between him and the wretch-inducing HBO PBP man Jim Lampley, it’s been tough to sit through boxing on HBO for decades.  That’s just our opinion.  However… The recent tussle between Merchant and the equally-addled Floyd Mayweather Jr. had us rooting for Larry.  It...

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‘Human Centipede 2′: Grossest Flick Ever?

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 | 0 comments

If there was one thing the world was clamoring for, it was a lesson in psychology and film studies to go alongside its ass-to-mouth torture porn. Director Tom Six returns with the sequel to his somehow irresistibly vile puke-inducer, “The Human Centipede,” adding a self-awareness to the film that shows Six knows just how insanely disgusting he had made the original. In this sequel...

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