Question of the day... WILL THE EDMONTON ESKIMOS MAKE THE PLAYOFFS? Call 780-451-8666, or hit our Twitter, Facebook & Text (SMS) links at the top of this page.
DAILY WARDEN TRACKS... Today you're getting a classic from one of the greatest California punk-ska-reggae bands ever, SUBLIME. When you listen to this track and then listen to yesterday's final "Summer" song from Armand Van Helden, you can hear where AVH got the groove from. Click above, turn it up, and enjoy today's weather on the 2013 Fall Equinox!
NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK... On iTunes, Amazon, etc. and in stores this Tuesday: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY - Unblackened, BROKEN HOPE - Omen Of Disease, CHER - Closer To The Truth, CHURCHES - Bones Of What You Believe, DRAKE - Nothing Was The Same, DREAM THEATER - Dream Theater - Deluxe Edition, ELTON JOHN - The Diving Board, ELVIS COSTELLO And The ROOTS - Wise Up Ghost, GOV'T MULE - Shout!, ICONA POP - This Is..., JACK JOHNSON - From Here To Now To You, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2, KINGS OF LEON - Mechanical Bull, LADY GAGA - Applause, MATTHEW GOOD - Arrows Of Desire, MAZZY STAR - Seasons Of Your Day, MEGADETH - Countdown To Extinction Live, METALLICA - Through The Never, MOBY - Innocents, MONKEYJUNK - All Frequencies, NIRVANA - In Utero - 20th Anniversary Edition, STING - The Last Ship, and THOUGHT CHAMBER - Psykerion.
850 SNAKES AS NEIGHBOURS... A New York animal control worker has been busted with 850 snakes in his place. Authorities think he's been trafficking reptiles, read more here.
FESTIVAL SEASON TICKING AWAY... International Film Festival (Sept. 27-Oct. 5).
EPIC TUESDAYS AT EDEN... Ladies, win ca$h money, and have a couple drinks on me, every Tuesday night at Eden Exotic Entertainment. Every Tuesday I give away $600 in the Eden "Rockstar Wet T-shirt" contest! ALICIA won first place and 400 bucks ca$h money last week! Explore your wild side every Tuesday at Eden, click here for more fun!
REALLY TOUGH BEAR HUNT... Tomorrow morning the PAUL BROWN SHOW will reveal the first clue to the location of our $2000 "Bonus Bear." Find the Undead Zombie Ted and we'll give you TWO THOU$AND BUCK$ CA$H! Listen each weekday with the Paul Brown Show at 7:40am for a new clue, and visit the webcave for a daily "bonus clue." Full contest details here.
HOWLER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!! This year's Halloween Howler looks and feels like it'll be one of the best ever. BILLY TALENT, STEEL PANTHER, and RYAN STOCK - The Human Guinea Pig. Keep it on The Bear to win your way in, and get all the info you need to know, here!
EDMONTON OILERS Hockey... The Oilers (a force to be reckoned with) beat the Canucks again last night in pre-season action, 5-2 at Rexall Place. They're back at it tomorrow night, when the Winnipeg Jets come to the "Drug Store." Faceoff is 7:35pm Mountain time.
EDMONTON ESKIMOS Football... Okay, now that the Esks have won two in-a-row for the first time this season, it's time to focus on making the playoffs?! Apparently the madcap Eskies are only four points out of a crossover playoff spot; only in the CFL. Next up for the Eskimos is Saturday's bout with the visiting Toronto Argonauts. Kick-off from Commonwealth Stadium is at 7:05pm Mountain time, watch it on TSN.
F.C. EDMONTON Soccer... Edmonton's pro soccer team has had a decent second half with a ton of 1-1 draws, but they need a win today! They return to the pitch this afternoon, hosting the Minnesota United FC. Kick-off from Clarke Stadium is at 2:05pm Mountain time.
EDMONTON OIL KINGS Hockey... The kids beat the Calgary Hitmen in the season opener Friday night at Rexall, and are back on the ice Wednesday night, with the Regina Pats in town. Faceoff from Rexall Place is 7:05 pm Mountain time, catch all the action live on our brother station, TEAM 1260!
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