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The Day The Internet Died: SOPA Foes Go Black

Q101 will not go black like some 7,000 other sites today.  This trend toward self-censorship in order to protest perceived censorship is not our style.  Rather, we prefer to shed what light we can on the matter, do a little dance, make a little love, and get down tonight.  To each his/her own.  That’s the…

New Shinedown Single, Chevelle Video

New music from Shinedown has arrived…check it out now and let us know what you think!     Q101 faves Chevelle have released a new video for their hit, “Face to the Floor”…check it out here:    

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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…

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Facebook ‘Timeline’ Exposing Your Nastiness

The Facebook Timeline feature is rolling out across the world, but not everybody is happy about it. Finnish newspaper YLE Uutiset reports that Facebook appears to be publishing users private messages. Users can see private messages posted to users on their public profile and displayed on their timeline. Facebook said the report is erroneous. A Facebook…

The Internet’s (Creepy) Future

In Gary Shteyngart’s 2010 novel Super Sad True Love Story, ordinary Americans are glued to superpowered iPhone-like devices while authority figures monitor their every move. Two newly released research papers on the Internet’s future, it seems, prove the author did a good job of predicting things. One Pew study has found that text messaging is…

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We’re No Longer Friends. At Least We Now Know Why

During the holidays, Q101 likes to don a red velveteen smoking jacket (even though, as you well know, it’s been years since we smoked…cigarettes that is), sit in front of the fire, clasp a snifter of cognac, and reflect on our lives, our families, our friends, and the people who have passed through our lives…

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Toddler Engineers Q101 broadcast on TV?

It’s true. We have video proof.  A 4 year old boy in Suburban Chicago has cracked the code.  See for yourself in the video where this child displays (step by step) how any mortal can configure their television to play Q101 in their home. It’s a festivous miracle frankly.  We’re just just he’s on our…

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Former Q101 Star Adam Corolla: OWS “Generation of Self-Entitled MONSTERS”

Former Q101 Chicago Radio Star and current Internet Radio Sensation Adam Corolla (former Loveline Co-host) is getting major attention for his rant on the Occupy Wall Street and the all around attitude of what he calls “a generation of self-entitled monsters”. He’s being talked about on national radio shows like Glenn Beck and others for…

Win a 50 gig Dropbox PRO account FOR LIFE

It’s all about the cloud right?  That’s all we hear about.  Dropbox is giving away 10 PRO accounts with 50 gigs of storage FOR LIFE.  All you have to do is sign up with your email here: Win a free PRO 50 Gig DropBox account for life. Use the Q101 link: http://appsumo.com/~7hkn If you win,…

CTA Rider’s Sweet Air Guitar Solo

Let this vid serve as your reminder:  We are only 11 months or so away from the Air Guitar Championships…The practicing is beginning in earnest around Chicagoland.  Are you ready?

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