Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

World’s largest baby Jesus statue looks just like Phil Collins

Finally, there’s a possible explanation as to how one of the most unlikely rock stars in the world got to be a rock star anyway: It turns out Phil Collins may have a very influential dad. A church in Mexico has erected the world’s largest statue of baby Jesus. At least that’s what church officials…MORE

Ohio police nab 88-year-old serial burglar

A traffic stop in Austintown, Ohio has led to the capture of one of the country’s most notorious serial burglars. And considering his age, he’s probably one of the oldest serial burglars, too. Austintown police capture 88-year-old ‘serial burglar’ @21WFMJNews https://t.co/85qHK7Lc1Z — Leslie Barrett (@LeslieWFMJ) November 20, 2019 Kermit Francis Gabel, who’s 88 years old, has been…MORE

Steel Panther frontman claims his band is the reason Mötley Crüe reunited

Mötley Crüe famously called it quits in 2015, signing a “Cessation of Touring Agreement” a year earlier claiming they’d never play again. But cut to this week, and the band is back together, confirmed to hit the road in 2020 with Def Leppard and Poison. In a recent interview, Steel Panther’s Michael Starr reveals what he thinks…MORE

Guess how old the original Gerber baby is now?

The baby that has graced the jars of Gerber baby food is a real person. A neighbor submitted an incomplete sketch of a baby in a 1928 contest that went on to become the iconic Gerber baby. The Gerber baby is now 93 years old Ann Turner Cook.   View this post on Instagram  …MORE

Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam drummers record for mystery project

When not sitting behind the kit with Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins has been recording tons of new music. The drummer recently revealed to Tone Deaf that he’s teamed up with Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron on a new project also featuring Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne, which he expects should “see the light of day, someday.” Hawkins also shares some kind…MORE

PETA wants Colorado to stop using a live mascot

PETA has a small request for the University of Colorado: Stop using live buffalo for a mascot. The request follows a Nov. 12 announcement that Ralphie V will be retired. The 13-year-old behemoth has served as the University’s mascot since 2008. CU-Boulder has had a live mascot since 1967. According to PETA’s letter to CU president…MORE

Ozzy Osbourne to make live Comeback with Post Malone, Travis Scott at AMA’s

Post Malone and Travis Scott will take the stage at this Sunday’s American Music Awards. The two rappers will be joined by Ozzy Osbourne who is making his return to a live stage for the first time in over a year. The 70-year-old rock legend has had a series of health issues over the past…MORE

Turkey has been stalking postal worker for months

The United States Postal Service creed accounts for snow, rain, heat, and gloom of night, but there’s nothing about gobbling fowl keeping these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. The same turkey has stalked a mail carrier in Wisconsin since the summer, who chases after him each day upon arrival. “He’s acquainted himself…MORE

380-pound Florida man caught sneaking drugs into jail between folds of fat

A 380-pound Florida man is behind bars after his attempt to hide a baggie of meth between his folds of fat fell flat. St. Petersberg resident Martin Kelly, 41, was taken into custody over the weekend after he was spotted at a Clearwater McDonald’s with a “meth-filled” syringe, according to an arrest report made public…MORE

Motley Crue swore they’d never tour again

In the wake of Motley Crue’s announcement that they’re reuniting for a 2020 tour, the website UltimateClassicRock.com has put together a selection of incidents in which the band’s members were adamant about never hitting the road again. When the foursome announced their “final” tour in 2014, they did so in front of four tombstones bearing…MORE