Author Archives: Pete Cummings

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – RUN FOR YOUR LIFE

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CHICAGO (WLS) — A man wanted by police tried to fit into the sea of runners during the Chicago Marathon race. Bryan Duffy ran from Chicago police officers when they approached him on State Street on Sunday, officials said. He jumped into a group of marathon runners, they said, and tried to blend in. Chicago police officers eventually tackled Duffy, ... Read More »

RAY VILLAFANE – HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN-CARVING SUPERSTAR

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  I just wanted you guys to be aware of the other-wordly ability Ray Villafane has when it comes to carving world-class pumpkins.  His name is all over the internet this time of year but if you haven’t delved deeply into his portfolio, it could be the greatest time-waster ever for the month of October.  Enjoy.  Link to his website ... Read More »

EDDIE VEDDER – COOL ROCK STAR, MAN OF HIS WORD

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Eddie Vedder doesn’t break promises. According to Diffuser, the Pearl Jam frontman and man of his word honored a request made 22 years ago by an eager fan named Joe Wolfe. Wolfe encountered Vedder at a movie theater in Cincinnati in 1992, but, without a camera, the moment was lost in time like tears in the rain. According to Wolfe, ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – HEISTING A FLAMINGO = ZERO STREET CRED

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – A video has surfaced showing 19-year-old Devin Nottis rapping about allegedly stealing a flamingo.The video was posted on a social media app called Snap Chat. Nottis was arrested Oct. 8 in connection to the theft of a Chilean Flamingo from the Hattiesburg Zoo. According to a press release issued by the Hattiesburg Police Department the suspects ... Read More »

WITH HALLOWEEN TWO WEEKS AWAY WE’VE ALREADY REACHED ‘PEAK PUMPKIN’

Annual Heavyweight Pumpkin Contest Held In Half Moon Bay

HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF) — A Napa man breaks the North American record for heaviest pumpkin with his prize-winning gourd coming in at 2,058 pounds Monday morning during Half Moon Bay’s annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. John Hawkley won $13,358 — $6 per pound for his pumpkin plus $1,000 for a state record. His pumpkin was shy of ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – SHE WASN’T THE ‘GATEKEEPER’ FROM GHOSTBUSTERS

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Don’t you hate it when you lock yourself out of your apartment when you’re drunk? And naked. And the police show up. That appears to be what happened to Carrie Starling, 27, in Fort Pierce, according to a recently released arrest affidavit. Fort Pierce police about 7:25 a.m. Sept. 13 went to Carlton Court and Seaway Drive for a disturbance ... Read More »

CRAZY ATLANTIC STORM CURRENTLY SWIRLING LIKE A BASS CLEF

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A massive and spectacular storm has explosively developed in the North Atlantic. The giant comma-shaped swirl expands across almost the entire ocean basin. The storm rapidly intensified between Sunday and Monday. Its central pressure dropped 46 mb in 24 hours (from 1002 mb to 956 mb) – a textbook meteorological bomb. Late Monday, the storm’s pressure likely bottomed out around ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – DR. FAUX

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TUCSON, Ariz. — A Tucson man was arrested last week on charges of criminal impersonation and providing false information to an officer, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Joshua Abeyta, also known as Dr. Anthony Pena, identified himself as a physician to a DPS highway patrol officer after he asked the officer for directions to a hospital in ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – TIMING IS EVERYTHING

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An incompetent Somerset thief found himself with a starring role in his own cops and robbers movie. Lacking only a striped jersey and a bag labelled “swag”, Leslie Paul Ash carefully put on a mask before going into a recycling site late at night. Unfortunately, he donned the mask directly in front of a surveillance camera, was spotted by Somerset ... Read More »