The Tom Leykis Show http://blowmeuptom.com Official site with live radio broadcast, news, photos, press and links. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Who’s Winning, iOS or Android? All the Numbers, All in One Place http://blowmeuptom.com/whos-winning-ios-or-android-all-the-numbers-all-in-one-place/ http://blowmeuptom.com/whos-winning-ios-or-android-all-the-numbers-all-in-one-place/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:01:30 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6364 A comprehensive look at the competitive situation, from unit sales to profit margins.

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A comprehensive look at the competitive situation, from unit sales to profit margins.

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Nike drops Peterson; silent on Hope Solo DV case http://blowmeuptom.com/nike-drops-peterson-silent-on-hope-solo-dv-case/ http://blowmeuptom.com/nike-drops-peterson-silent-on-hope-solo-dv-case/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:05:27 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6362 Sponsors and teams continue to bench NFL athletes charged with domestic violence, but Hope Solo continues to play for the U.S. Women’s National Team despite her domestic violence charges.  On Thursday night Solo, a UW graduate, is scheduled to start …

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Sponsors and teams continue to bench NFL athletes charged with domestic violence, but Hope Solo continues to play for the U.S. Women’s National Team despite her domestic violence charges.  On Thursday night Solo, a UW graduate, is scheduled to start at goalie in a nationally televised match versus Mexico.

This week Nike suspended its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson based on child abuse charges, but the company has been silent about Solo’s domestic violence charges.

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YOU TELL US! It’s 2014: Why Are Men Still Paying for First Dates? http://blowmeuptom.com/you-tell-us-its-2014-why-are-men-still-paying-for-first-dates/ http://blowmeuptom.com/you-tell-us-its-2014-why-are-men-still-paying-for-first-dates/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:32:46 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6360

“As social roles start to change, people often embrace the changes that make their lives easier, but resist the changes that make their lives more difficult,” David Frederick, a professor of psychology at Chapman University, told The Huffington Post last

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“As social roles start to change, people often embrace the changes that make their lives easier, but resist the changes that make their lives more difficult,” David Frederick, a professor of psychology at Chapman University, told The Huffington Post last summer. “Who pays for dates … is one arena where women may be resisting gender changes more than men,” he suggested.

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HEADLINE SAYS ONE THING, STORY PROVES SOMETHING ELSE: Why Millennials Should Have Kids—and Soon http://blowmeuptom.com/headline-says-one-thing-story-proves-something-else-why-millennials-should-have-kids-and-soon/ http://blowmeuptom.com/headline-says-one-thing-story-proves-something-else-why-millennials-should-have-kids-and-soon/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:54 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6357

To dismiss the idea of raising a child, or raising him now as opposed to ten years in the future, because you haven’t yet traveled the world or written that magnum opus slightly misses the point of it all. When

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To dismiss the idea of raising a child, or raising him now as opposed to ten years in the future, because you haven’t yet traveled the world or written that magnum opus slightly misses the point of it all. When you raise a child, especially with someone you’ve committed your life to, your self-interest becomes tied up in theirs.

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Is a spanking ever justified? http://blowmeuptom.com/is-a-spanking-ever-justified/ http://blowmeuptom.com/is-a-spanking-ever-justified/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:58:00 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6355

Retired NBA star Charles Barkley exposed a hazardous culture clash in the Texas grand jury indictment of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for child abuse.

If parents are going to be sent to jail for giving their children a

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Retired NBA star Charles Barkley exposed a hazardous culture clash in the Texas grand jury indictment of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for child abuse.

If parents are going to be sent to jail for giving their children a “whipping,” then “every black parent in the South is going to be in jail,” Barkley claimed.

Some people were upset that Barkley, a black Alabama native, singled out black people and Southerners. But as a fellow offspring of Southern parents, I know Barkley was not gratuitously playing a race card.

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MAN COOKED EX-GIRLFRIEND’S DOG AND FED IT TO HER, POLICE SAY http://blowmeuptom.com/man-cooked-ex-girlfriends-dog-and-fed-it-to-her-police-say/ http://blowmeuptom.com/man-cooked-ex-girlfriends-dog-and-fed-it-to-her-police-say/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:18:53 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6351

A California man was arrested after police said he killed his ex-girlfriend’s dog, cooked it, then fed it to her without her knowing.

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A California man was arrested after police said he killed his ex-girlfriend’s dog, cooked it, then fed it to her without her knowing.

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PROOF: Less and less young people are buying homes http://blowmeuptom.com/proof-less-and-less-young-people-are-buying-homes/ http://blowmeuptom.com/proof-less-and-less-young-people-are-buying-homes/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:57 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6348 homeownership rate

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OUR LISTENERS ARE EVERYWHERE: Guy On Tinder Uses Bank Statement As Profile Photo http://blowmeuptom.com/our-listeners-are-everywhere-guy-on-tinder-uses-bank-statement-as-profile-photo/ http://blowmeuptom.com/our-listeners-are-everywhere-guy-on-tinder-uses-bank-statement-as-profile-photo/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:40:06 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6344 We love you, Brandon!bank balance

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We love you, Brandon!bank balance

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WASN’T MUCH OF A MEAL: Man Mutilated Girlfriend’s Body, Ate Part of Her Brain: Police http://blowmeuptom.com/man-mutilated-girlfriends-body-ate-part-of-her-brain-police/ http://blowmeuptom.com/man-mutilated-girlfriends-body-ate-part-of-her-brain-police/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:31:57 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6341 Police in Southeastern Indiana say they believe a man charged with murdering his 46-year-old girlfriend ate parts of her body.

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Police in Southeastern Indiana say they believe a man charged with murdering his 46-year-old girlfriend ate parts of her body.

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New accusations: Peterson injured another son while disciplining 4-year-old http://blowmeuptom.com/new-accusations-peterson-injured-another-son-while-disciplining-4-year-old/ http://blowmeuptom.com/new-accusations-peterson-injured-another-son-while-disciplining-4-year-old/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:14:02 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6338
The four-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the Montgomery County case, in which Peterson is charged with felony injury to a child.

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The four-year-old is by a different mother than the alleged victim in the Montgomery County case, in which Peterson is charged with felony injury to a child.

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