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January 4, 2013

Lasso a buddy asteroid for the Man on the moon?

Our friends at NASA are reportedly thinking about scooping up an asteroid to orbit the moon as its own satellite.   Researchers at California's Keck Institute... more

January 4, 2013

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1967, the #1 Billboard pop hit was "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees. At seven weeks, it became the longest-running No. 1 song since the Beatles'... more

January 4, 2013

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE TRACK is the winner of BBC's Sounds of 2013 competition. The winner was Haim and the track is "Don't Save Me."  The band is... more

January 3, 2013

Today's Classic Cut

Happy birthday, Stephen Stills! The Singer/Songwriter and Guitarist best known for his work with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young was born on this date in 1945 in Dallas, Texas.... more

January 3, 2013

Teen girl not allowed her name!

This 15 year old is from Iceland. Her name is Blaer and it turns out she isn't allowed to use her given name! The country has a registry of 1,853 girl names to use and Blaer... more

January 3, 2013

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is from Vancouver band Dear Rouge. The track is "Thinking About You".  It is off their new EP Kids Wanna Know. Check... more

January 2, 2013

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1971, George Harrison became the first former Beatle to hit #1 on the U.S. album chart, with "All Things Must Pass.'' 10 years later, George reunited... more

January 2, 2013

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

The first OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE of 2013 is by a women Rolling Stone magazine named one of the 25 most influential DJ's of 2012. Her name is Maya Jane Coles and the track is "Easier... more

December 31, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

Happy birthday, Burton Cummings! The former Guess Who front man and songwriter turns 65 today. Cummings was born in Winnipeg, MB. He joined The Guess Who in late 1965 to replace... more

December 28, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1946, musician Edgar Winter was born in Beaumont, Texas. He is a multi-talented keyboardist, saxophonist and drummer and often plays an instrument while singing.... more

December 28, 2012

Space Songs

The very first written and recorded song on the space station has now hit youtube! Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performed his self-penned Christmas tune while orbiting Earth... more

December 28, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is a mashup of 2012's greatest hits.  Every year DJ Earworm does a great job of putting all the biggest hits together into... more

December 27, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1980, John Lennon's "(Just Like) Starting Over" hit #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 5 weeks. It was the first single released from... more

December 27, 2012

Turkey Leftovers!

Cold turkey. Warmed-up turkey. Turkey sandwiches, both open- and closed-face. Turkey with gravy. Turkey on a plate. Turkey in a bowl or eaten from Tupperware at 2 a.m. Turkey your... more

December 27, 2012

Reuben & The Dark

Shea Alain from Reuben & the Dark woke up early and dropped in to the Mix 100 studios to talk with Kevin this morning about their upcoming sold-out shows in Yellowknife December... more

December 27, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE TRACK is from a band from California called The Rescues. The track is "Everything Will Be Better Next Year." As we head towards 2013, it... more

December 24, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

"Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord" is a 1978 Christmas single by Boney M. The song is a cover of Harry Belafonte's 1956 hit put in medley with a then-new song "Oh... more

December 21, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

Happy anniversary to Elton John and David Furnish who were married in a civil ceremony in Windsor, England 7 years ago today. Not sure if Elton sang at his own wedding or not, but... more

December 21, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is "Un-Extraordinary Man" by Animal Heart. Listen to the track here:     ... more

December 20, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

On this date in 1952, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" went to #1 on the pop charts. 35 years later, John Cougar Mellencamp covered it for a charity compilation called... more

December 20, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Spotlight" by the band Leagues. These boys from nashville have a new album coming out in January called You Belong Here.... more

December 19, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

This year marks the 30th anniversary since the recording of Simani's Christmas mega-hit, "The Mummers' Song". Before Bud Davidge and Sim Savory produced this song,... more

December 19, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is from an up and coming Brittish dou that go by the name The Nameless Girl. The track is called "Bipolar". Check it out:     ... more

December 18, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

Chuck Berry's original 1958 recording of "Run Rudolph Run" charted on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in December 1958, peaking at 69 and has been rockin'... more

December 18, 2012

'Tis the Season!

A few students hit their campus to find one thing.  Its the Mistletoe Prank.  They pretty much pretended they were taking a Christmas Survey. Once they asked a... more

December 18, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE features Rock and Roll legends! The track is called "Cut Me Some Slack" and it features Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and... more

December 17, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

"Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy" was recorded on September 11, 1977 for Crosby's then-upcoming television special, Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas. The... more

December 17, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured band is from Sweden. The are The Amazing and the track is "Flashlight". Listen and decide if you think they are amazing!     ... more

December 14, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

In the wake of the hugely successful 12-12-12 Benefit Concert for Hurricane Sandy Relief headlined by New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen, here's 'The Boss' with his... more

December 13, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

Paul McCartney did an amazing job performing a new song with the remaining members of Nirvana wrapping up the "12-12-12" Benefit Concert for the victims of Hurricane Sandy... more

December 13, 2012

2012 Holiday Gift Guide - Music

If you missed it this morning, Eric Alper from eOne Music Canada joined Mix 100 Morning Host Kevin MacDonald to talk up the best music of 2012 and what to slip under the tree this... more

December 13, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Reunion" by M83. This is their follow up single to the massively popular "Midnight City" will this track do... more

December 12, 2012

Today's Christmas Classic Cut

On this date in 1915, Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. He began his career with the Harry James and Tommy Dorsey orchestras. Sinatra's career spanned 60 years,... more

December 12, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Robotic" by Hannah Georgas. Listen to the track here:     ... more

December 11, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1944, singer Brenda Lee was born in Atlanta, Georgia. "Little Miss Dynamite's'' real name is Brenda Mae Tarpley, and she began her hit-making career... more

December 11, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track can be found in Rolling Stone's bands to watch, Billboard's Heatseaker Album's and many critic's best of 2012 lists.... more

December 10, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1967, singer Otis Redding and four members of his band, "The Bar-Kays'', were killed when their twin-engine plane crashed into a lake near Madison, Wisconsin.... more

December 10, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAQR CAVE comes from BBC's list of the Sounds of 2013. Each year at this time the BBC releases a list of wrtists to watch in the upcoming year. This year's... more

December 7, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1968, Eric Burdon announced the break-up of "The Animals" to focus on his acting career. It didn't work out the way he had hoped and in 1969, Burdon... more

December 7, 2012

Some awesome photos!

how many times have you thought to yourself.... "I've never been so happy." The things that cause happiness this pure can be big and small, expected and surprising,... more

December 7, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is new holiday music from Hey Rosetta! The track is called "Carry Me Home" and is from the holiday EP - A Cup Of Kindness... more

December 6, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1988, rock balladeer Roy Orbison died of a heart attack. He was only 52. At the time of his death, Orbison's collaboration with George Harrison, Tom Petty, Jeff... more

December 6, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE is from one of my favourite musical groups of all time! In 1991 Massive Attack released the monumental album Blue Lines. It is considered the ultimate... more

December 5, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1952, Canadian Singer/Songwriter Andy Kim was born Andrew Youakim in Montreal. Andy left for New York City at the age of 16 where he had instant success as a songwriter.... more

December 5, 2012

Save your texts for 'the man' ?!

This something that's being talked over in the states right now.  A coalition of law enforcement groups has asked the U.S. Senate to consider an proposal that would... more

December 5, 2012

The New York Post Blew It!!

About a year ago, there was a controversial photo on the front page of a newspaper. It was of a drunken couple engaged in activity best saved for the bedroom, on the floor of a Toronto... more

December 5, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is called "Hero" by Family Of The Year.  I'm dedicating today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE to my Hereos,  all... more

December 4, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "1957" by Milo Greene. Check out the video:   ... more

December 4, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1944, Dennis Wilson, drummer and vocalist with "The Beach Boys,'' was born in Hawthorne, California. In 1961, Dennis, his brothers Brian & Carl,... more

December 3, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1985, Singer/Songwriter Barry Manilow ("I Write the Songs", "Mandy") made his acting debut in a TV movie based on his hit 1978 hit "Copacabana''.... more

December 3, 2012

Mix 100 Game of the Month

What do you get this month for the gamer in your family? Our Video Game Correspondent, Mike 'The Birdman' Dodd from 'This Week In Geek' is here to help you out! Here's... more

December 3, 2012

Pay to pee?

Bonehead of the day!! Well a school in Irving, Texas has gone a little too far with inforcing good behaviour! A teacher charges her students for using the bathroom. She... more

December 3, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "The Greater Picture" by The Phantom Light. The video featured a man-duck. Check it out:     ... more

November 30, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1982, Michael Jackson's first solo album in 3 years, "Thriller", was released and went on to become one of the best-selling albums in history. The album... more

November 30, 2012

NYPD Hero

By now, you're probably familiar with the photo that has been spreading all over the internet like wildfire. It's the one of Lawrence DePrimo, a New York  Police Officer... more

November 30, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

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November 30, 2012

Cool or creepy?

A Japanese firm is offering to create a resin model based on a 3d scan of your fetus. The cost of the model would be $1200. Would you but this?   More information in... more

November 29, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 2001, "The Beatles'' lead guitarist and songwriter George Harrison died in Los Angeles at age 58 after a long battle with cancer. Known as the quiet... more

November 29, 2012

Yoko Ono's clothing line?

OH YOKO!!  In the '60s, Yoko Ono made an artistic statement by creating an object that couldn’t be used: a glass hammer. And in 2012 she’s done it again,... more

November 29, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

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November 28, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1974, John Lennon made his last public appearance at a Madison Square Garden concert by Elton John. They performed three songs together -- "Whatever Gets You... more

November 28, 2012

Tired!! Wake up cures??

Talk about a long sleepy week!! Recently on monday, I turned the big 20. Teen to adult! WELL I don't know if it's because I'm 20 now or what BUT this week I'm ridiculously... more

November 28, 2012

The Dumbest Spider Death You’ll See Today

And here it is:  I guess this guy has never heard of paper towel or hairspray?    - Dylan  ... more

November 28, 2012

Tips For Grocery Shopping With Children

Today's Impossible Question was In a survey of Single Mothers they said this was the most stressful thing they had to do with their children? The Answer was Grocery Shopping.   Here's... more

November 28, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is an indie band from New York. They are called Face The King and their first single is "You, Me, and The Sound". Their website... more

November 27, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1942, Jimi Hendrix, one of the most influential rock artists, was born in Seattle. Hendrix expanded the vocabulary of rock guitarists, developing feedback and distortion... more

November 27, 2012

Furby is back!

These owl/hamsters are BACK!! They first came out in the 1998 holiday season but have made there way back into kids wishlists 14 years later!!! As a child I HATED these... more

November 27, 2012

Dumbest thing I've ever seen..

  This might be the dumbest thing I've ever seen. That being said, it also gave me a laugh (or a few!). Do you remember planking? It burnt out so quickly but people... more

November 27, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is from Sea Wolf. The track is called "Old Friend" and has kind of  a Radiohead feel to it. Check out the video:     ... more

November 27, 2012

Can you name the different body parts? Facebook has troubles!

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November 26, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1938, Tina Turner, one of the legendary performers in rock and soul music, was born Annie Mae Bullock in Brownsville, Tenn. She joined Ike Turner and "The Kings... more

November 26, 2012

ARGO'S 35-22 Victory!

  FOOOTBALLL!!!! Did you watch the big 100th Grey Cup game yesturday!! Argo's Vs Stampeders! Victory 35-22 for Argo's!! I was pretty happy about this because... more

November 26, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is from Natasha Khan or as she is better known - Bat For Lashes. The track is called "All Your Gold" and is from the album The Haunted... more

November 23, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1979, Pink Floyd's landmark album "The Wall" was released. In just 2 weeks it would go on to sell 6 million copies. Here's Pink Floyd with our Classic... more

November 23, 2012

Fart shoes for Christmas!

YES THATS RIGHT! Some amazing dad made these for his kid!! AND HE LOVES THEM!! This could be a best seller for Christmas this year.....because not going to lie.....I'd buy... more

November 23, 2012

Bonehead of the day may not be one!

So every day I do a segment called Bonehead of the day. I take an article that's buzzing around the internet and tell you about it. Today's article was about a woman who... more

November 23, 2012

If People Acted Like your pets..

Ever thought the world would be a better place if people just acted more like our beloved animals?   Well, Check out this video showing exactly what would... more

November 23, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Their new album will be called "Holy Fire" and it comes out February 11th. The band is Foals and the first single is "Inhaler". This is your OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE... more

November 22, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1949, Steven Van Zandt, guitarist with Bruce Springsteen's "E Street Band'', was born. Steven grew up in the Jersey Shore music scene and was a friend... more

November 22, 2012

Bonehead of the day!

So this bonehead of the day could work for the teen in this story or maybe the judge?  For admitting his involvement in two robberies, a British teen was sentenced... more

November 22, 2012

Snow Art!

This artist creates his own masterpieces one step at a time-- LITERALLY!    His name: Simon Beck His Canvasses can cover multiple feilds and they can also be... more

November 22, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is by Canadian band Autumns Cannon and their new single "Open Letter (Consider this)". They should have an album out soon... more

November 21, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1968, "The Beatles'' self-titled double LP, often called the "White Album'' because of its plain white cover, was released in North America... more

November 21, 2012

The Long John Index

Even though we are still months away from our annual Long John Jamboree, there's no question that it's cold enough now to break 'em out. Being a Southern Ontario boy,... more

November 21, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Now Is the Start" by A Fine Frenzy. Check out the video:     ... more

November 20, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1971, Isaac Hayes' "Theme From Shaft'' became the #1 record on the Billboard Hot 100. It won the Oscar for best film song and the Grammy Award for... more

November 20, 2012

The movie "UP" in real life!

It has been done, my dream has been accomplished!! A man has made the movie "UP" a reality yesturday!!  Jonathan Trappe thinks you have to try everything... more

November 20, 2012

Cant Believe this..

As a reminder, the "tip" section of a restaurant receipt is not an area where customers should feel free to pen advice to their server. Despite 99 percent of us knowing... more

November 20, 2012

DIY TWINKIES!

Well, Looks like the Twinkie wont die that easily after all!!  Hostess Company wont go out of business just yet. the news came after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell... more

November 20, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities. The video has sort of a Movember theme going on. Check it out:   ... more

November 19, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 2007 at a 50th birthday party for Caroline Kennedy, guest performer Neil Diamond revealed his 1970 hit "Sweet Caroline" was actually written about her.... more

November 19, 2012

Happy Vs. Unhappy?!

Happy Vs. Unhappy! #1 activity's in the top 10 are music, hobbies, volunteering, and gaming. #1 thing that makes us most unhappy is recovering from sickness, second most... more

November 19, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is an indie band from California that is on many critic's bands to watch in 2013 list. The band is The Neighbourhood and the track is "Sweater... more

November 19, 2012

The Cost Of Healthcare -Why I think We Are Lucky And Don't Realize It

Jay Bear here. I try not to get pollitical in this job. I'm here to keep you company during your day, play you some tunes and try to make things interesting for you as you make... more

November 16, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track seemed like a natural. Today's track is "Northern Lights" from Sweddish band Kate Boy. Check out the video:   ... more

November 16, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1974, a musical adaptation of the Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'' opened on Broadway to dismal reviews and poor business. That should've... more

November 16, 2012

International Tolerance Day!

Tolerate something today! This day was established by the UN in 1996 to promote the need of worldwide tolerance and understanding! Most days its easy to tolerate something, but on... more

November 15, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1932, pop singer Petula Clark was born in Epsom, England. Although she's best known in North America for her mid-60s hits, she had been a major star in Britain... more

November 15, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Windshield Smasher" by Black Moth Super Rainbow. They Describe their music this way: "Deep in the woods of western... more

November 14, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1997, the record for the highest-grossing Las Vegas concert was set by not Elvis, Celine Dion or even Elton John. It was set by none other than the Bee Gees! Their... more

November 14, 2012

Rattlesnakes & Trampolines!

DOUBLE SHOT OF BONEHEAD OF THE DAY TODAY!   Today I decided on a double shot of bonehead today BECAUSE there was just so many bonehead stories floating around the internet... more

November 14, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE features a track that is currently number one on the college charts and it has a video featuring the Fraggles! What more do you want? The track is... more

November 13, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1992, Ronnie Bond, drummer for the 1960's British band "The Troggs'', died in Winchester, England. He was only 49 years old. The cause of death... more

November 13, 2012

Have A Little Respect!

On Sunday, millions of Canadians across the country paid respect and honoured our veterans and military personnel for Remembrance Day. With that said, there seems to be a small percentage... more

November 13, 2012

Good vs. Evil

These crafty kids found a way to adopt a pet! In this day in age, I think it's a very smart idea!! These two cutie pies really really wanted a pet! So their father decided... more

November 13, 2012

World's Cutest Dog

  Get ready for a dose of cuteness! it'll keep you smilin' all day long :) World's Smallest Dog! eapdskfajsdfkljsdklfjasdklfsdfjdasfklj Ahem. Sorry.... more

November 13, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is from the Edinburgh band Django Django. The song is called "Default". Check out tghe video:   ... more

November 13, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is from the Edinburgh band Django Django. The song is called "Default". Check out the video:   ... more

November 9, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

This weekend, Paul McCartney kicks off a 4-city mini-tour including a couple of shows in Vancouver and Edmonton. Back in 1973, Paul McCartney and Wings had a big hit with this theme... more

November 9, 2012

Smart Roads

Smart roads! Coming in 2013. It's a photo-luminescing powder that will replace road markings, charging up in sunlight to provide up to 10 hours of glow-in-the-dark guidance once... more

November 9, 2012

Kelley Armstrong visits Yellowknife!

Kelley Armstrong she's a very well known Canadian author has been in Yellowknife the past couple days! She's been visiting many of our schools and talking to kids about... more

November 8, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1976, Burton Cummings, former lead singer of "The Guess Who'', began his solo career with a concert at the Manitoba Centennial. The original "Guess... more

November 7, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1943, Singer-Songwriter Joni Mitchell was born Roberta Joan Anderson in Fort MacLeod, AB. In 1969, she won a Grammy Award for best folk performance for her album... more

November 7, 2012

The "Nude" 20!

In our daily struggles to become more "politically correct" so that we essentially do not offend anyone...we're really getting stupid! Take the new 20-dollar bill,... more

November 7, 2012

Men are cat haters :O

Who could hate this cute little face?! (btw this is my cat Vendetta) New Zealand author Jeffrey Masson claims the majority of people who don’t like cats are male.... more

November 6, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1948, singer and guitarist Glenn Frey, a founding member of "The Eagles" was born in Detroit. Frey met drummer Don Henley when both were members of Linda... more

November 6, 2012

Professor wants snitches!

    When I read this story this morning all I could think was what my mom used to tell me "nobody likes a tattle tale". A professor at York University... more

November 6, 2012

Fight the flu!

Tis the season for flu! As it gets colder people start sneezing and coughing on EVERYTHING so I have some tips to fight the flu! 1. WASH YOUR HANDS!! Especially after meals! 2.... more

November 6, 2012

BIGGEST Secret SANTA ever!

  One word: awesome. The biggest Secret Santa is back this year! Over 34 thousand people have already signed up around the world and I plan to add one more onto the... more

November 5, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

Happy birthday, Art Garfunkel! The Grammy-award winning singer, poet and actor was born in New York City on this date in 1941 and is best known for being one half of the folk duo... more

November 5, 2012

A Bedtime story... For your DOG?!?!

I havent had a dog for about 6 months now... and I do have to admit I MISS her terribly. and as soon as I am able again.. I want a dog! my dog used to get very hyper at night.. even... more

November 2, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

A host of big-name entertainers will be taking part in a telethon tonight. "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together'' will feature New Jersey native sons Bruce Springsteen... more

November 2, 2012

Mix 100 Game of the Month

Our Video Game Correspondent, Mike 'The Birdman' Dodd is here showing some love for a new game available on a new system. Here's his pick for November's Game of the... more

November 1, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1969, Elvis Presley scored his first #1 hit in more than seven years when "Suspicious Minds'' topped the Billboard chart. It also proved to be the last... more

October 31, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track!

Is today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track a trick or a treat? You decide! Here is Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans and the song "Dig Gravedigger Dig".     ... more

October 31, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

This may not be the scariest song I've ever heard, but it's so appropriate for a day like today. In fact, if you really want to impress someone when you go trick-or-treating... more

October 31, 2012

K-Mac with Arctic Air's Adam Beach

If you missed it this morning, "Arctic Air" star Adam Beach called the Mix 100 Morning Show to talk up what's happening next season on the show and to reminisce a little... more

October 30, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1970, Jim Morrison of "The Doors" received a 6-month jail sentence and was fined $500 for indecent exposure at a concert in Miami, Florida. Drummer John... more

October 30, 2012

Too Old to Trick-or-Treat?

Last week, I caught a Halloween-themed episode of 'Modern Family'. There's a scene where two teens (who look old enough to drive) come to the door with pillowcases and... more

October 29, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

In 1971, Duane Allman, lead guitarist for "The Allman Brothers Band,'' died in a motorcycle crash in Macon, Georgia. He was only 24. At the time of Allman's death,... more

October 29, 2012

Real or Fake?

This morning, I was taken aback by some of the photos of Hurricane Sandy posted on Facebook and Twitter. Some of them seemed absolutely incredible. There were a few that I thought... more

October 26, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1978, "Hot Child in the City'' by Nick Gilder hit #1 on the Billboard pop chart. It took 20 weeks from the time it entered the Hot 100 to reach the top,... more

October 26, 2012

Two old ladies duking it out!

These two ladies are duking it out on facebook to see who should actually be crowned as the social network's oldest user! Florence 101 and Maria 105. If your looking... more

October 26, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

It's Friday and time to party. Here is a great party track for you to get your weekend rolling. Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track is "I Love It" by Icona Pop.... more

October 25, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1944, Jon Anderson, lead vocalist of the 1970's progressive rock band ``Yes,'' was born in Lancashire, England. ``Yes'' was formed in 1968 after... more

October 25, 2012

You're a Mean One, Charlie Brown?

Remember "Buzz" Bishop, the father who received tons of flack for admitting in his blog that he had a favourite son? Well, he's back! And this time, he's picking... more

October 25, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Here is today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE TRACK:     ... more

October 24, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Yesterday Depeche Mode held a press conference in Paris France to announce a new album coming out in April and a massive tour to support it. To tide us over until April they released... more

October 24, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

Happy birthday, Bill Wyman! The former Rolling Stones bass player turns 76 today. Rumour has it, he will make an appearance at their upcoming  50th anniversary concerts, but... more

October 24, 2012

Madagascar 3 vs Paranormal Activity 4

How on earth do you mess these two movies up? A cinema in the UK had a "technical error and Paranormal Activity 4 was played for little kids expecting to see Marty the... more

October 24, 2012

Jay Bear with Hunter Valentine

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October 24, 2012

Most Annoying Halloween Costumes (2012 Edition)

Since Halloween parties will be starting this weekend, I've been talking about and hopefully passing along some good advice when it comes to costumes. I enjoy Halloween, I really... more

October 23, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1940, songwriter Ellie Greenwich was born. She passed away in August, 2009 but along with Jeff Barry, the songwriting duo left behind a legacy of some great rock... more

October 23, 2012

Winter Jackets too soon?

WINTER JACKETS! This is my first winter in the NWT,  and im trying to see how long it'll take until I'll NEED my winter coat. I have a parka that a wonderful listener... more

October 23, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE featured track is "Liar Liar" by Hunter Valentine. They were here in Yellowknife this summer and I would like to see this community support... more

October 22, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1976, The Who performed their last North American concert with eccentric drummer, Keith Moon at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. Not only recognized for his sheer talent... more

October 22, 2012

Jack White goes Acoustic and Still Rocks the House!

This weekend Jack White played an acoustic set for Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit. If you are a Jack White fan then you owe it to yourself to watch  this video. He Kills... more

October 22, 2012

Making Your Life Easier

I'm going to be honest. I hate chores! Never liked 'em. I look at chores like I look at turnips. It'd take a crowbar to pry my mouth open to eat one. Just like it takes... more

October 22, 2012

Lance Armstrong has bad bad luck!

Not a very good week for Lance Armstrong!  Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles on Monday and banned for life by UCI, cycling's governing body,... more

October 19, 2012

Breastfeeding a Dog?

  In this month’s publication of British tabloid Closer, Terri Graham, 44, a mother of two human children, says she enjoys breastfeeding her pug  because... more

October 18, 2012

It Costs How Much?!!!!!

Victoria Secret revealed their fantasy bra today. It can be yours for only 2.5 million dollars! What's the most you've ever paid for underwear? Do you have a "special"... more

October 18, 2012

OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE!

Here is Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Featured artist - ZZ Ward "Put The Gun Down".   ... more

October 18, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1975, Simon & Garfunkel made an appearance on the second episode of NBC's new show 'Saturday Night Live'. They performed "My Little Town", the... more

October 17, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

Hallowe'en is exactly 2 weeks away. With that in mind, here's a classic that was #1 on the Billboard pop charts 50 years ago today. Bobby 'Boris' Pickett & The... more

October 17, 2012

Ragged A** Road

Tuesday morning, a story started making the rounds on social media. Ken Carson, a WestJet passenger flying from Vancouver to Edmonton was boarding his plane on Sunday when he was... more

October 17, 2012

Halloween Traditions

The best thing about holidays is all the activities that come with it! HALLOWEEN is on the way in a few weeks. I know every family has different Halloween traditions. I talked... more

October 16, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1954, a young 19-year-old by the name of Elvis Presley made his radio debut performing on a show called "Louisiana Hayride". It would be a stepping stone... more

October 16, 2012

FOOD DREAMS?! What is zis?!

OKAY so I talked about food dreams yesturday and now its all I can think about! So sunday evening I tweeted " Olives before bed this HAS to be good for you". Lena on twitter... more

October 15, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

Rick Nelson was booed for performing new songs at an oldies show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on this date in 1971. The incident inspired him to write "Garden... more

October 15, 2012

History is MADE

Yesterday I found myself GLUED to my computer screen as I watch history being made!!! Some crazy Austrian jumping from 24 miles above the earth!  at first when I would read... more

October 15, 2012

2 Wrongs Don't Make a Right!

A Calgary motorcyclist, Elliot Hayward has been taking some heat for posting this video on YouTube. Hayward takes off on his motorcycle and rides around Calgary pointing out the... more

October 15, 2012

Where do you vote?

If you are wondering what voting area you belong to here is a map of the various voting districts in Yellowknife. Do your civic duty and get out and vote! - Jay Bear  http://www.yellowknife.ca/Assets/City+Clerks/Election+2012/PollingDivisionMap2012.pdf   Poll... more

October 15, 2012

Election Coverage

Tonight Mix 100 will be bringing LIVE election coverage starting at 8pm! Our team will be hitting the street covering everything election related as it happens!  Who... more

October 12, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

On this date in 1969, a DJ on a Detroit, Michigan radio station received a phone call telling him that if he played The Beatles "Strawberry Fields Forever" backwards, you... more

October 12, 2012

#RIPAmanda

I consider myself an optimistic guy. My views tend to lean more towards the glass being half-full rather than empty. Every now and then though, I read a story that really makes me... more

October 12, 2012

Do we ever REALLY get old?

Look at this photo, it just shows that we can never be too old!                        I... more

October 11, 2012

Parking Lessons

You know it doesn't matter where you go, you're bound to find someone who doesn't give a hoot about how they park. How many times have you been in a parking lot and found... more

October 11, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

Bon Iver say this is one of their favourite bands. Check out today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE track: ... more

October 11, 2012

15 Quadrillion dollars? That exists?

OH BOY!! So I talked about this on air today and first off, I had no idea that "quadrillion" was an actual dollar amount! Secondly, a lady got this as a phone bill. Alexander... more

October 11, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

Happy birthday, Daryl Hall! The singing half of Hall & Oates turns 63 today. Here's Hall & Oates with "Rich Girl", our Classic Cut of the Day! ~ Kevin    ... more

October 11, 2012

Random Acts of Kindness

The world can seem like a difficult place full of conflict and frustration, but kindness still finds a way of pushing through it all to make our days brighter.   Inspired... more

October 10, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

With Halloween only 3 weeks away, it's time to start dusting off those spooky classics we love to hear this time of year. This morning, we go back to 1976 for this Halloween... more

October 10, 2012

Attention: Toyota Drivers!

Do you drive a Toyota? If so, listen up! Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 7.4 million vehicles around the world, including 240,000 in Canada. According to Toyota, the... more

October 10, 2012

Local couple romances their way into Wedding Blog

A local couple had a romantic wedding where they eloped to Scotland! Their story is being featured in "Offbeat Wedding" online. Click on the photo to read the whole story... more

October 10, 2012

Love or Hate: Gangnam Style

  PSY's Gangnam Style is one of the most popular songs and videos of 2012... At first I didnt want anything to do with the song. I HATED IT! but as I... more

October 10, 2012

Today's OUT OF THE BEAR CAVE Track.

English Words is a Canadian Electro-Rock act that started in P.E.I. and can often be seen in the Halifax music scene. Check them out on Facebook and check out their video for "People... more

October 9, 2012

What's Cookin' in Kevin's Kitchen?

Have you got a lot of turkey left over? Here's a twist on the same ol' turkey sandwich you might be having for lunch. "Mac's Turkey Melt" Take 2 slices... more

October 9, 2012

Today's Classic Cut

While you're sipping your cup of coffee this morning, here's a little John Lennon for you! On what would've been his 72nd birthday, this is his last #1 hit "Whatever... more


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