Author Archives: Pete Cummings

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – BAD JOB COVERING ONE’S TRACKS

COMPUTER

CORALVILLE — A Coralville man is accused of stealing and destroying a computer because he viewed inappropriate material. According to a Coralville Police Department criminal complaint, back on Oct. 26, 43-year-old Billy B. Matiyabo was employed by the City of Coralville as a janitor and maintenance person assigned to the public library. Police said at around 5:30 a.m. Oct. 26, ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – THE IRRESISTIBLE APPEAL OF JUNK FOOD WHEN DRUNK

CHIEF

A Kentucky police chief was arrested over the weekend after officers found him passed out drunk in the drive-through at Taco Bell. Tyrone Fields, chief of Whitesburg police, was charged early Sunday with drunken driving after officers were called to the fast-food restaurant in Hazard. Police said they found Fields behind the wheel shortly after 1 a.m. but could not ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – DITCH THE TINFOIL HAT

GAUZE

CHINO VALLEY, AZ (CBS5) - An Arizona woman who spotted mysterious fibers falling from the sky in Chino Valley contacted CBS 5 News looking for answers. “The fibers were so long. They looked like 50- to 60-foot-long solid raindrops,” said Marie Snow. She said she spotted the fibers on Nov. 5 in the mid-afternoon after noticing three military planes in ... Read More »

OXFORD DICTIONARIES 2014 BUZZ WORDS – “VAPE” IS THE WINNER

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The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has now sparked the notice of the estimable Oxford Dictionaries, which has chosen “vape” as the word of the year for 2014. The word can be a noun or a verb; it beat out contenders such as “bae” and “normcore.” Noting that e-cigarettes have come a long way since the early 1980s, when the ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – JUST LET IT GO, MAN, CUZ IT’S GONE.

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A man who called police to get his marijuana back will serve six months in jail, a Circuit Court judge ruled Monday. According to court documents, officers in March intercepted a shipment going to a home on Green Lakes Drive. They replaced the marijuana inside with a note signed “Mike,” saying the owner could get it back for “a little ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – BAD CUSTOMER SERVICE

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TRUE STORY:  So I went to a 1-year-old’s first birthday party at a public park in Scottsdale yesterday. (My 3rd in 3 days…..ahhhh, obligation).  So the day prior, the baby’s Dad calls the pizza place & orders 4 pizzas to be delivered to, and he explicitly said, “my daughter’s 1st birthday party at noon tomorrow at a a public park ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – BAD TIME TO CRASH

CRASH

NANCHANG, China, Nov. 7 (UPI) — A man wanted on drug dealing charges in China passed out behind the wheel of a cocaine-filled Porsche and was dragged behind a truck for miles, police said. Police said Zhen Yin, 32, had the trunk of his $158,192 Porsche Cayenne loaded up with cocaine and he was on his way to meet with ... Read More »

THE SUPER ALBUM THAT COULD’VE BEEN – DYLAN, BEATLES & STONES

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Few figures in rock history have a more impressive résumé than Glyn Johns. Throughout the 1960s the producer/engineer worked on albums by the Rolling Stones (Beggars Banquet, Sticky Fingers, Let It Bleed), the Beatles (Let It Be, Abbey Road), the Who (Who’s Next, Quadrophenia, The Who By Numbers), the Band (Stage Fright), Neil Young (Harvest), Eagles (Desperado, On the Border), ... Read More »

PETE CUMMINGS BAND LIVE @ GILA RIVER ARENA!

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I am very proud to announce the Pete Cummings Band has been CONFIRMED to play the new outdoor patio at Gila River Arena following the AZ Coyotes & L.A. Kings game on Thursday December 4th!  If you haven’t seen the new patio, it is a FANTASTIC addition to the already world-class facilities the arena currently provides and offers a unique ... Read More »