WARDEN TRACKS... Today, a good friend of mine has a special Christmas message, followed by some disco cheer from Hot Chocolate, because everyone loves a little hot chocolate during the festive season! Please welcome legendary Channel 4 anchorman, Ron Burgundy, with "EVERY 1'S A WINNER," because everyone IS a winner during this special time of year, ha ha! Happy holidays, and please party responsibly, peace.
TOPIC OF THE DAY... RIDICULOUS HOLIDAY TRADITIONS. Call 780-451-8666, or click our Facebook, Twitter and Text (SMS) links at the top of this page.
NEW MUSIC THIS WEEK... On Amazon, iTunes, etc. today: BLOWZABELLA - "Strange News," CABARET VOLTAIRE - "Micro-Phonies (Re-Issue)," DEPARTMENT M - "Department M," DRIVING MRS. SATAN - "Popscotch," GANGA - "Wondrous Machine," INTROPIX - "Intropix," NEON - "Hypersonic," LANESLIDE - "Flying High," ODDWAVE - "X2," PAUL VAN DYK - "Vonyc Sessions," RINGO DEATHSTARR - "Gods Dream," RUN THE JEWELS - "Run The Jewels," The SOUNDS - "Weekend (Vinyl)," and VARIOUS ARTISTS - "American Hustle (Soundtrack)."
ROCK 101 AT 1:15PM... WIN a double guest pass to the Bear's advance screening of "LONE SURVIVOR," starring Mark Walhberg, just for being caller ten at 780.451.8666, and if you answer the question right, you'll also score a $50 G.C. for the ALE YARD! Get your info to win here.
ACCOUNTANTS STEALS 400K FROM PJ... Two important rules for any successful band: 1. Have a good lawyer. 2. Have a good accountant, not one that rips you off. That's what happened to PEARL JAM, read about it here.
TEXT WORD OF THE DAY... At about 5:15 this afternoon, I'll ask you to text me the "word of the day" to 666-666. If you do it correctly, you could win a double guest pass to the Bear's advance screening of "LONE SURVIVOR," starring Mark Walhberg. So if you see an unknown number calling you around 5:20 today, ANSWER! It could be me trying to make you a winner, today's "Text Word Of The Day" is: "STUFFING SUCKS."
FUN, FESTIVALS, ETC... Celebrate The Season (December 5 - December 24), Deep Freeze Fest (January 11 & 12), Ice On Whyte (January 24 - February 2), Canadian Birkebeiner (February 7 & 8).
HELP THE NEEDY THIS CHRISTMAS... To donate to the Edmonton Christmas Bureau, click here.
WORLD JUNIOR HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP... Begins Boxing Day from Sweden, click the official website here, and watch all the action on TSN. Go Canada!
EDMONTON OILERS... Pounded the Winnipeg Jets 6-2 last night to send the fans into the holiday break with huge smiles on their faces, thank you Oilers. Action resumes Friday when the Oilers visit the Flames in Calgary. Faceoff from the Saddledome is at 7:05pm Mountain time, watch it on Sportsnet West.
EDMONTON OIL KINGS... Xmas break until Saturday, when they visit the Calgary Hitmen. Faceoff from the Canadian Airlines Saddledome is at 7:05pm Mountain time, catch every game live on our brother station, TSN 1260.
SKIING / SNOWBOARDING SEASON IS ON... Hook up with all the info you need for Rocky Mountain fun with the following links for Jasper's MARMOT BASIN, Banff's SUNSHINE VILLAGE, LAKE LOUISE, and the rest of WESTERN CANADA. Plus, every Saturday & Sunday between 10am & 4pm Mountain time, WIN FREE LIFT PASSES FOR MARMOT BASIN! Celebrate Marmot's 50th birthday season with all the Jasper fun here.
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