Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

John Lennon’s Iconic Glasses Hitting The Auction Block

John Lennon’s Iconic Glasses Hitting The Auction Block

Collectors of Beatles memorabilia will have the opportunity to own one of the more iconic pieces in history as John Lennon’s famous round glasses are hitting the auction block. Omega Auctions is hosting a huge Beatles sale next week, which will feature rare records and other assorted pieces from the band’s past. Pre-sale estimates expect…MORE

‘Lost’ Rolling Stones Movie Coming To Theaters

‘Lost’ Rolling Stones Movie Coming To Theaters

The ‘lost’ Rolling Stones film The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus is getting a special theatrical release in the U.S. next month. Circus was recorded for the BBC in 1968 but never aired, allegedly because the band decided to shelve it.  It includes performances by The Who, Jethro Tull, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, and…MORE

Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Fruit Juice

Woman Nearly Dies After Injecting Fruit Juice

A Chinese woman nearly died after injecting fruit juice into her veins in an effort to get healthy. The 51-year-old woman, named Zeng, used an IV drip to inject juice from 20 different fruits.  She was rushed to a hospital, where doctors say the juice caused damage to her heart, kidney, and liver.  Dialysis was…MORE

Ted Nugent Hits the Road

Ted Nugent Hits the Road

This summer, Ted Nugent is bringing intensities to 13 cities. The veteran rocker has announced plans for a 13-stop tour of the U.S. under the banner of his “Music Made Me Do It Again” tour. The trek kicks off July 19 in Pasadena and makes five more California stops before heading eastward. It wraps up…MORE

9-Year-Old Guitarist Shred Guns N’Roses On ‘Ellen’

9-Year-Old Guitarist Shred Guns N’Roses On ‘Ellen’

Who says kids these days don’t like rock’n’roll?  Certainly not 9-year-old Taj Farrant. Farrant, who hails from Australia, recently appeared on The Ellen Show, absolutely nailing the guitar solo from “Sweet Child O’ Mine”.  He later told Ellen that he can pick up most songs by ear after just a few tries. So how does…MORE

Farting Tenant Prompts Gas Co. Search of Entire Apartment Building

Farting Tenant Prompts Gas Co. Search of Entire Apartment Building

Apartment residents in Ireland had to be woken up early as emergency workers conducted an exhaustive search of the building — all because one resident passed gas. The incident occurred just before 7 a.m. Monday when a Dublin man reportedly cut the cheese, setting off his unit’s carbon monoxide detector, his girlfriend, Ziz O’Beirne, tweeted.…MORE

Jelly Belly Creator Introduces CBD-Infused Jelly Beans

Jelly Belly Creator Introduces CBD-Infused Jelly Beans

The creator of Jelly Belly is branching out with a new product – CBD-infused jelly beans. David Klein, who created Jelly Belly back in 1976, says he recently became aware of the benefits of cannabidiol, or CBD, and noticed that no one had made them into a jelly bean yet. Now his new company, Spectrum…MORE

Man Returns Library Book 53 Years Late

Man Returns Library Book 53 Years Late

A man in New Jersey has finally brought back a library book he borrowed 53 years ago. Harry Krame checked out The Family Book of Verse from his school library when Lyndon Johnson was president. Krame was cleaning out his basement recently and found the book. He felt guilty about having it for so long. Krame is now 63-years-old. He…MORE

Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform In Front Of Egypt’s Great Pyramids

Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform In Front Of Egypt’s Great Pyramids

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have performed all over the world, but last Friday added a new and unusual venue to that list – the Pyramids of Giza. The band performed a 20-song set filled with classic hits, and also one surprising but appropriate cover – Radiohead’s “Pyramid Song”. The show was performed in front…MORE

Hot Sauce Saves Taco Bell Customer’s Life

Hot Sauce Saves Taco Bell Customer’s Life

They say spicy food is good for your health, which proved very true for a Florida man whose hankering for some extra heat may have saved his life. A Taco Bell customer at the chain’s Winter Haven location got up from his seat and walked over to the bin of hot sauce packets right as…MORE