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Media: September 2019

Media: September 2019

| August 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tim Virgin first hit the airwaves in Chicago over twenty years ago. “(Loop program director) Greg Solk hired me in 1996. At that time, they were thinking of turning the Loop into an XRT-ish type format, the best music on the planet, and he needed an alternative guy, and that was me. When they went […]

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Media: January 2013

Media: January 2013

| January 24, 2013 | 4 Comments

My favorite book of the past year is James VanOsdol’s We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm: The Oral History Of Q101.

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Media: June 2012

Media: June 2012

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

After nearly a year without a commercial alternative-rock station, Chicago has now has two — both of which pay homage to the old Q101: WKQX-LP on 87.7-FM and Q101 on WJJG-AM (1530).

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For your benefit

For your benefit

| August 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

Another block of weekend shows features two illness benefits, the rebirth of Q101, Shayna & The Catch, and Radiation City.

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File: July 2011

File: July 2011

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ah, Gee, Pat More than 50 Major League ballplayers have gone 6-for-6 at the plate in a single game – a handful went 6-for-7; only Rennie Stennett ever hit 7-for-7 – but no Chicago reps since One Dog in ’95 and Scammin’ Sammy in ’93. What could we possibly be driving at? Last year, for […]

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