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Bye Bye ‘Baby Bump’, ‘Amazing’?

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011 | 0 comments

If you’re thinking of setting up an amazing man cave or showing off a ginormous baby bump next year, think again. A northern Michigan school on Friday released its 37th annual list of words and phrases that it believes should be “banished” from the English language, and it suggests that some classic — and perhaps hackneyed — should get the ax. Lake Superior State...

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Corgan To Tea Bag In Highland Park

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011 | 0 comments

Billy Corgan is working on opening a cool little tea house in suburban Highland Park. The Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman lives in the tony North Shore burgh and frankly is tired of not having cool cultural things to do. “We want to open it because there’s nothing really to do up here,” Corgan said, adding that it’s a beautiful place to live. “But...

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2012 Pop Culture Predictions

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011 | 0 comments

2012 Pop Culture Predictions

Courtesy of our friends at the Montreal Gazette (Q101 is #1 in Montreal!): With that dire Mayan doomsday prophecy hanging over the next year, we needed to stare extra-deep into our crystal ball to make predictions on 2012’s world of entertainment. Knowing Armageddon may be in the cards, many important questions arise, such as: How can the world end before Christopher Nolan completes his...

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Life Without Facebook, Youtube? You May Get A Taste

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 | 0 comments

Life Without Facebook, Youtube?  You May Get A Taste

The Internet’s most popular destinations, including eBay, Google, Facebook, and Twitter seem to view Hollywood-backed copyright legislation as an existential threat. It was Google co-founder Sergey Brin who warned that the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act “would put us on a par with the most oppressive nations in the world.” Craigslist founder Craig Newmark,...

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UFC 141: Lesnar Takes 2nd Straight Beatdown, Exits Stage Left

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 | 0 comments

As the gravity of what just happened sank in, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White’s sickness became severe. “I’m really not feeling good, let someone else talk,” White announced to reporters late Friday night following the first-round technical knockout loss and subsequent retirement by heavyweight Brock Lesnar, the organization’s most popular...

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