Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

Instagram influencer fakes trip with photos taken at IKEA

Don’t assume everyone on your social media feed is out there living their best life. In some cases, it’s nothing like it seems. One Instagram influencer managed to fool her followers into thinking she was traveling through Bali. In reality, she was just at IKEA.   View this post on Instagram   Tea isn’t the only…MORE

Lovebirds can get married for free — in Hell

If you’re looking to tie the knot but are a little short on cash, there’s a municipality that’s willing to perform the wedding ceremony for free. The catch? You’ve got to go to Hell. The city of Hell, Michigan is offering free wedding ceremonies on Leap Day, February 29th. Reverend Yvonne Williams says she’ll be…MORE

Woman plays violin while surgeons remove brain tumor

Video footage from a London hospital shows a woman playing violin while surgeons work to remove a brain tumor. The woman, 53-year-old Dagmar Turner, was awakened by doctors partway through the surgery and told to begin playing. The reason?  Doctors wanted to make sure they didn’t damage any part of the brain that affected her…MORE

Rod Stewart reunites with The Faces

Rod Stewart reunited with his old bandmates in The Faces this week. On Tuesday, the singer joined Kenney Jones and the Rolling Stones’s Ronnie Wood to close out The Brit Awards with a performance of “Stay With Me”. The Faces split in 1975 and never did a full reunion tour.  Stewart, Jones, and Wood are…MORE

To his surprise, Jerry Lee Lewis can still play

Something amazing, miraculous even, happened when Jerry Lee Lewis hit the studio late last month. His first session in five years and his first attempt since a stroke last February left him unable to play piano. At 84, Jerry Lee Lewis just recorded a new album. “I thought I would never play again,” he tells us…MORE

Live rent free in this Italian village

Tired of paying rent towards someone else’s mortgage and homeownership seems out of your price range? Perhaps take up Stefano Farina’s offer. The Mayor of Teora in Italy has a plan to repopulate the village, which sits at the base of Mount Cresta del Gallo not far from the Amalfi coast. Anyone willing to live there for at least three years,…MORE

Woman brings service pony on flight

The US Department of Transportation said last year that miniature horses are acceptable to ride on planes as service animals, which is good news for one Michigan woman. Ronica Froese booked her and her mini horse companion first-class tickets to California and back last week. She says the bulkhead seats cost “an arm and a leg,” but gave Fred the space needed to…MORE

Sharon Osbourne says fans are behind Ozzy

With Ozzy Osbourne heading to Switzerland this April to receive treatment for his Parkinson’s diagnosis, there was no choice but to cancel his 2020 North American tour. Fortunately, ticketholders aren’t holding any hard feelings towards the legendary rocker, according to his wife. “I went online and I thought, ‘Oh, lord. He’s gonna get so much flak for doing this…MORE

Man busted with 70 pounds of weed, claims it’s for ‘personal use’

A man who was caught with marijuana in Indiana has been arrested on distribution charges — even though he swears the 70 pounds of weed found in his possession was for “personal use.” Valpo cop nabs 70 pounds of pot; driver claimed personal use at first, police say https://t.co/bT9wVmB97j #NWINews — NW Indiana News (@NWINews)…MORE

Will KISS bring out ex-members for its final show?

When KISS launched its ‘End Of The Road’ farewell tour last year, it did so with the current lineup and not any former members. But that might change when the tour wraps up next year. The band’s longtime manager Doc McGhee has hinted that classic members like Ace Frehley and Peter Criss could be back…MORE