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Middle Class Movie Review: From 50 Shades to Mob Classics
It’s fun to be entertained, but movies aren’t cheap! Throw in refreshments on top of tickets and there goes a chunk of the paycheck! So leave it to Dan America and I to waste our middle class money and let you know what’s worth spending on- atrip to th…
The Work Day Distraction Reaches Schoharie County!
Congratulations to the Schoharie County Department of Social Services!!!  The Q103 Work Day Distraction reached Schoharie County with tickets, gift cards galore, cd's, TV shows, and more in tow!  To start off, I have to say that these hard workers do amazing things for the community, …
Vans Warped Tour 2018 Lineup Announced
This year is the last full cross-country run for Vans Warped Tour.  The show has been on the road for over twenty years, and has long been a staple for 'scene kids' and rock fans alike.  It's undeniable that Vans Warped Tour has built a community of rock, provided a plethora of self-help resources (…
And The Funniest Olympic Moment Goes To…
The 2018 Winter Olympics were filled with moments of triumph, moments of disaster, moments of celebration, and moments of heartbreak.  From Mikaela Shiffrin winning a giant slalom gold in Alpine Skiing, to the upset of her losing a podium spot in her celebrated event- slalom, just one sport had…
The Millennial Phenomenom of ‘Adulting’
I see it everywhere.  You’ve probably seen it. Or heard it. The word ‘adulting.’  On social media, it’s seen as a ‘hashtag’ as #adulting after a phrase or photograph.  What is this phenomenon!  The T…
Toys R Us Plans To Close Hundreds of More Stores
About a month ago, we blogged about Toys R Us closing stores.  Well, it looks like the chain is going to be closing even more.  As reported by the Wall Street Journal this past week, and written about by newyorkupstate.com , Toys R Us is now planning to close …
Learning How To Curl With The Albany Curling Club
It's Winter Olympics season, which means the inevitable- hearing all kinds of people talk about how they could be Olympians in curling.  I have to admit, I'm totally guilty of saying "that doesn't look hard," and I also may be a little bit biased with my history…
The Hate File
On this episode of The Generation X Files: Tatiana and I sit down with man behind our custom music Chris Laplante and local film maker Kyle Kleege, to rant, rave and vent about our frustrations in regards to life, the world and other things.
Kustom Floors: Hard Workers and Work Day Distraction Winners
A huge congrats to Brian, Mike, Michael, and Joe of John’s Kustom Floors - and of course congrats to John himself- for winning the Q103 Work Day Distraction!!! It took a little bit to catch up with these hard workers, since they move from site to site, but I’m gl…
Middle Class Movie Review: 12 Strong, Hostiles, and More
Movies are expensive! We’re not movie experts- but we’re Middle Class and we know!  So watch Ooir quick video below- Q103’s Dan America and Tatiana review a few current movies, and a downloadable oldie, to see what’s worth spending…
Albany Empire Arena Football Team Announces Official Dance Team
It was a great night at Jupiter Hall, full of competition, crowds, and comedy.  The Albany Empire- Albany’s very own arena football team- hosted their dance team finals at Jupiter Hall in a night of performances, culminating in the announcement of their official dance team...

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