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Q101 Reality Show?

Q101 Reality Show? There’s a film crew that wants to chronicle the fan-damonium that surrounds Q101 and the World’s BEST fans… CHICAGO, that’s YOU! Rather than clutter the screen up with a bunch of suits and radio nerds, we thought who better to tell the story of Chicago’s Q101 than YOU. Grab your smartphone or…

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Game of Thrones Season 3 Premiere

“Game of Thrones” returns for Season 3 on Sunday, March 31 (9 p.m. ET on HBO), and the war-torn land of Westeros will only become more brutal as we delve deeper into George R. R. Martin’s meaty tale, confidently adapted by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss on an increasingly epic scale. Read on for a spoiler-lite…

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‘My Rats Don’t Judge Me’

Chantal Banks is a grown woman with a family, and like many families, hers keeps pets. Except, in her case, the pets are rats, there are 19 of them and she appears to like them an awful lot. She likes them even more than her husband, apparently. The April 3 episode of The Learning Channel’s “My Crazy…

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Casting Call: Nirvana

Few bands have made quite the impact that Nirvana did when they exploded onto the scene in the early ’90s. Led by frontman Kurt Cobain and featuring the talents of drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic, Nirvana revolutionized rock music with their 1991 sophomore album, ‘Nevermind. But who should play the iconic rockers in…

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TV Shows Based on Indie Comics

Walking Dead aside, one of the reasons that the news that NBC has ordered a TV pilot based on Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt’sThe Sixth Gun is so exciting is that it feels at times that it’s only Marvel and DC books that get chances at television, what with Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Arrow, Smallville and Young Justice, to name just a…

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Kurt Cobain Movie – 2014

Courtney Love and the Kurt Cobain estate tapped Director Brett Morgen to make a film examining the life of the late Nirvana frontman, and the project has started to come together after five years of planning. Morgen most recently helmed the Rolling Stones documentary Crossfire Hurricane. Though Cobain’s legacy centers around his music, Morgen hopes…

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“The Rock” IS Hercules

Earlier this year it was revealed that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was in talks to star in a new, big screen Hercules movie. What joy it was, picturing a movie about the mythical muscleman played by one of the coolest musclemen on the planet. However, there hasn’t been any visible movement on the film, and it seemed to have…

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