Author Archives: Pete Cummings

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – “I’M COMIN’, ELIZABETH!!”

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LAKE WALES, Fla. —Deputies say a man faked a heart attack to create a diversion while his friend walked out of a Lake Wales Walmart with stolen goods. The two men are seen walking into the store together on Tuesday. One man loads up a cart with a motorized power wheel Barbie car, a Leap Frog tablet and a Barbie ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – GEE, IT’S STUFFY IN THIS AIRPLANE…

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An airline passenger on board an internal flight in China sparked a safety scare by yanking open an emergency exit just before a plane was due to take off to “get some fresh air”, according to reports. The passenger, on board the Xiamen Air flight from Hangzhou to Chengdu, caused amazed fellow travellers to take a series of snaps on ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – HEY, WHERE’D THOSE SCISSORS GO?

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For more than a decade the man has suffered from intense pains after eating large meals, but never knew why… until now. Bungling surgeons left a man to suffer 12 years of stomach pains after they accidentally left a pair of scissors inside him after an operation. Karp Ponomaryov, from Kazakhstan, underwent life-saving surgery more than a decade ago, but ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – INSTILLING FURTHER CONFIDENCE IN THE USPS

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TAYLOR, Mich. — A Detroit-area postal employee is accused of stealing as many as 2,000 pieces of mail, pocketing any cash and dumping the leftovers along Interstate 94. Federal authorities say that Sharon Berrien told them she stole the mail out of boredom. It was mostly greeting cards. Berrien was charged Monday with stealing mail while working at a Detroit ... Read More »

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN & DOUBLE TROUBLE LEAD HALL OF FAME VOTING

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Voting for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class has ended. That includes the annual Fan Vote. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble led the way in the fan poll with just over 30 percent of the vote, followed by Nine Inch Nails, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Bill Withers and The Paul Butterfield Blues ... Read More »

THE PETE CUMMINGS BAND HOLIDAY BASH – 12/27

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Hey everybody!  If your work Xmas party leaves you yearning for a little more, come join the Pete Cummings Band Saturday, December 27th at CK’s Grill & Tavern in Ahwatukee at 4142 E. Chandler Blvd.  We start around 9PM so reserve a table & get there early!  While our own Bill Dutcher will be entertaining the masses elsewhere that evening, ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – DO YOUR RESEARCH

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Nearly 50,000 furious gamers have signed a petition for Target to withdraw the Holy Bible from stores in response to the removal of Grand Theft Auto. It comes after Target decided to scrap sales of the popular game after an online petition slammed it for encouraging players to ‘commit sexual violence and kill women’. But when one gamer took to ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – MONEY PLUS YOUTH EQUALS DISASTER

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If you’re affluent enough to afford a $1.2 million hypercar, you may want to dish out the extra cash for a driving instructor first. The first McLaren P1 crash in America has arrived at the hands of a 27-year-old owner in Texas. While it’s not shocking that a 903-horsepower car may be difficult to control, it is shocking that the ... Read More »

$100 MILLION DOLLAR CAT

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I am still trying to get my head around this.  -Pete   She is the most famous feline in the world and the grumpiest by far. And even the news that she is now worth £64 million wasn’t enough to put a smile on Grumpy Cat’s face. The cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce, first shot to fame two ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – NO TAKERS ON BOB DYLAN’S LYRICS

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Lyric sheets for two unrecorded BOB DYLAN songs written early in his career failed to find a buyer at auction on Thursday (04Dec14). The typed manuscript for Talkin Folklore Center from 1962 was estimated to fetch between $40,000 and $60,000 , and the written words for 1963’s Go Away You Bomb had a price tag between $30,000 to $50,000 . ... Read More »