ALTERNATIVE

Q101, Everything Alternative | Music, Videos, Interviews

The Dark Knight Rises Bleak and Beautiful

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 | 0 comments

The Dark Knight Rises Bleak and Beautiful

Don’t come to watch The Dark Knight Rises and expect your spirits to be buoyed and your sadness lifted. Joe Morgenstern of the Wall Street Journal offers this review of the much awaited third film in a trilogy,  “The Dark Knight Rises”. “The Dark Knight Rises” is notable for many things—thrilling chases, supercool vehicles, majestic vistas, an epic scale that...

Read More

The Hobbit–The First Movie

Posted by on Jul 5, 2012 | 0 comments

The Hobbit–The First Movie

Get ready to journey back to Middle Earth. J. R. R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit is being made into not one, but two feature films. The first, titled An Unexpected Journey,   is due out in theaters in December. To expand the classic J.R.R. Tolkien book so that it could support two films, Peter Jackson drew from a range of Tolkien’s writings, adding characters not present in the Hobbit book,...

Read More

Disney and Marvel–Together on Big Hero 6

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Disney and Marvel–Together on Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Studios Animation is officially joining forces with Marvel. It’s early in the game, so no dates have been shared about ANYTHING. Big Hero 6 is not as well known as The Avengers, but it’s another group of powerful individuals with wildly different histories and powers, united by the Japanese government as a crisis-fighting super-squad. When you think about it, what...

Read More

Netflix and Cult TV Shows

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Netflix and Cult TV Shows

All new, brand new! Arrested Development is coming back in 2013, thanks to Netflix! The movie rental giant officially announced it will bring back Arrested Development, bringing new hope to dozens of cancelled cult classics. Netflix struck an exclusive deal to stream new episodes of the comedy in 2013. “For the first time in their histories, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Imagine...

Read More

Comedy Bang! Bang!

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Comedy Bang! Bang!

In a way, Comedy Bang! Bang!, the new IFC show created and hosted by comedian Scott Aukerman began back around 2002 when the former Mr. Show writer and his partner-in-comedy B.J. Porter started Comedy Death Ray, a weekly standup show at Los Angeles’ M Bar. It became a staple of the alternative comedy scene and paved the way to the 2009 debut of Comedy Death Ray Radio on L.A.’s Indie...

Read More

Meet Spiderman in Elk Grove Village TODAY 3p-6p

Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 | 0 comments

Meet Spiderman in Elk Grove Village TODAY 3p-6p

Join Q101 & Everyone’s favorite superhero at Walmart in Elk Grove Village today at 3pm! Win stuff! In anticipation of the summer’s biggest blockbuster, The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Walmart Stores, Inc., and Marvel Studios have teamed up present the ultimate Spider-Man experience at Walmart Stores nationwide. Grab the family for a fun-filled adventure at your...

Read More