Author Archives: Pete Cummings

B.B. KING POISONED????!!!!!! 2 DAUGHTERS BELIEVE SO

SAN RAFAEL, CA - FEBRUARY 26: B.B. King performs at Marin Center on February 26, 2014 in San Rafael, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who’ve been most outspoken about the blues legend’s final days are accusing King’s two closest aides of poisoning him. Daughters Karen Williams and Patty King allege in documents provided by their lawyer to The Associated Press that King’s business manager, LaVerne Toney, and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson, killed their father. Clark ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – WRONG OUTFIT FOR CRIME

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A shoplifter nearly committed the perfect crime recently – the only hiccup being that he had his name written on the back of his shirt. Paul Robert Benson, 24, was caught on CCTV stealing £104.54 worth of produce from a Tesco supermarket in Belfast. Unfortunately Paul clearly forgot he was wearing a Manchester United shirt with ‘Benson 22′ printed on ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – CBS TRASHES LETTERMAN SET

Removal of stage set from, Late Show David Letterman Ed Sullivan Theatre in midtown mhtn. Exterior front.  Truck contains packing items for lighting.

CBS wasted no time in kicking David Letterman to the curb. ​Just hours after Letterman said farewell after 33 years on late-night TV, Ed Sullivan Theater crews hauled off blocks of blue stage and hacked up pieces of the iconic New York City bridges that made up the set of the “Late Show​.” Fans and passers-by gathered around a police ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – TALK ABOUT OVER-CONFIDENCE…

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A 73-year-old base jumper who died after leaping off a bridge now seems to have set his parachute on fire as part of a stunt. A YouTube video shows the American man in flames falling from Idaho’s Perrine Bridge into the river 150 metres below. James Hickey apparently planned to ditch the flaming parachute and deploy a second chute. The ... Read More »

HERE’s THE STONES ‘SECRET’ GIG TONIGHT – FONDA THEATER

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The Rolling Stones have announced a special “Los Angeles club show” tonight as a warm-up for their Zip Code Tour, which kicks off on May 24 in San Diego. Tickets will be available only through the band’s website, RollingStones.com. In a Facebook post, the Stones promised to play “every song from Sticky Fingers and more.” The location of the show, ... Read More »

LETTERMAN SAYS GOODBYE TONIGHT

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Can you believe this is it?  I said most everything I needed to in my blog entry on Saturday but it almost feels like some dreaded New Year’s Eve where you don’t wanna get on the other side of the ball drop.   Bill Murray was his usual engaging self last night & the montage of all his appearances was ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – CANNES FILM FESTIVAL KEEPS SEXISM ALIVE

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The Cannes Film Festival is reportedly not allowing women into screenings if they’re wearing flat shoes. I’m not sure I could’ve come up with a better metaphor for sexism in the film industry if I was really, really trying. If you wrote this into a novel about sexism in the film industry, it would seem heavy-handed. “Too much,” your editor ... Read More »

CHRIS SQUIRE DIAGNOSED WITH LEUKEMIA

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Speediest recovery to you from all of us here at KSLX, Chris.  -Pete Grammy Award-winning bass guitarist, vocalist, and founding member of Yes, Chris Squire, has been diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Chris will be receiving treatment in his hometown of Phoenix over the next few months. YES will be honoring ... Read More »

RADIO JUMBLE ANSWERS FOR WHITESNAKE TICKETS

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DOWN ON THE CORNER Clue #1 – Smaller residence   Answer: CONDO Clue #2 – More recent   Answer: NEWER Clue #3 – A direction   Answer: NORTH Congrats to Kathy of PHX. for the win! -Pete Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – 700,000 TIRES + OCEAN = NO BUENO

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State environmental officials are undertaking a massive two-year project to remove 90,000 tires from the bottom of the ocean floor in Fort Lauderdale. The failed 1970s tire reef project off Hugh Taylor Birch State Park was an attempt dispose of tires in an environmentally friendly way. An estimated 700,000 tired were dropped into the ocean in hopes of attracting fish ... Read More »