The Tom Leykis Show http://blowmeuptom.com Official site with live radio broadcast, news, photos, press and links. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:16:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 THIS IS A HOAX: Teen Dies Instantly From Neck Injury After Ice Bucket (Challenge) Falls On Head http://blowmeuptom.com/must-see-video-teen-dies-instantly-from-neck-injury-after-ice-bucket-challenge-falls-on-head/ http://blowmeuptom.com/must-see-video-teen-dies-instantly-from-neck-injury-after-ice-bucket-challenge-falls-on-head/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:25:40 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6180 UPDATE 11:40 AM PT: THIS IS A HOAX!

Another person has been reportedly killed while attempting the ice bucket challenge. Sergio Cardozo reportedly died on camera while doing the ice bucket challenge with two fellow friends.

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UPDATE 11:40 AM PT: THIS IS A HOAX!

Another person has been reportedly killed while attempting the ice bucket challenge. Sergio Cardozo reportedly died on camera while doing the ice bucket challenge with two fellow friends.

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Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver on Cops Getting to be More Militarized http://blowmeuptom.com/last-week-tonights-john-oliver-on-cops-getting-to-be-more-militarized/ http://blowmeuptom.com/last-week-tonights-john-oliver-on-cops-getting-to-be-more-militarized/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:27:38 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6175

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Retirement crisis: Over one-third of Americans haven’t saved a penny http://blowmeuptom.com/retirement-crisis-over-one-third-of-americans-havent-saved-a-penny/ http://blowmeuptom.com/retirement-crisis-over-one-third-of-americans-havent-saved-a-penny/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:42:59 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6173 More than a third of Americans haven’t saved any money for retirement. That’s the dramatic finding of a new survey which also found that among those nearing retirement — aged 50-64 –  26% had no retirement savings, along with 14% …

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More than a third of Americans haven’t saved any money for retirement. That’s the dramatic finding of a new survey which also found that among those nearing retirement — aged 50-64 –  26% had no retirement savings, along with 14% of those 65 and older.

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IS IT REALLY WORTH IT? $245,340: Cost of raising a child born in 2013 http://blowmeuptom.com/is-it-really-worth-it-245340-cost-of-raising-a-child-born-in-2013/ http://blowmeuptom.com/is-it-really-worth-it-245340-cost-of-raising-a-child-born-in-2013/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:00:13 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6171 New parents beware: Your little angel is going to cost you a bundle.

A middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18, an increase …

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New parents beware: Your little angel is going to cost you a bundle.

A middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18, an increase of 1.8% from 2012, the Agriculture Department said.

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Gene Simmons to Depression Sufferers: “Fuck You, Then Kill Yourself” http://blowmeuptom.com/gene-simmons-to-depression-sufferers-fuck-you-then-kill-yourself/ http://blowmeuptom.com/gene-simmons-to-depression-sufferers-fuck-you-then-kill-yourself/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:05:17 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6169 In response to a question about whether or not he still gets along with the original members of Kiss, Simmons said he does not, because he doesn’t “get along with anybody who’s a drug addict and has a dark cloud …

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In response to a question about whether or not he still gets along with the original members of Kiss, Simmons said he does not, because he doesn’t “get along with anybody who’s a drug addict and has a dark cloud over their head and sees themselves as a victim.”

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LATEST CHAPTER IN THE CONTINUING LONG, SLOW DEATH OF RADIO: New BMW Radio has no AM, no CD http://blowmeuptom.com/latest-chapter-in-the-continuing-long-slow-death-of-radio-new-bmw-radio-has-no-am-no-cd/ http://blowmeuptom.com/latest-chapter-in-the-continuing-long-slow-death-of-radio-new-bmw-radio-has-no-am-no-cd/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:02:35 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6167 The new BMW i3 electric car does away with the AM radio band, the company confirmed. “AM is just not on the menu,” said Connecticut owner Ward Jennings.

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The new BMW i3 electric car does away with the AM radio band, the company confirmed. “AM is just not on the menu,” said Connecticut owner Ward Jennings.

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MEET COUGARS TONIGHT IN ORANGE COUNTY! Foxfire’s Cougars and Men http://blowmeuptom.com/meet-cougars-tonight-in-orange-county-foxfires-cougars-and-men/ http://blowmeuptom.com/meet-cougars-tonight-in-orange-county-foxfires-cougars-and-men/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:38:42 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6165

We’ve all heard the stories, the anecdotes, the not-so-secret reputation of Foxfire as the hallowed hunting grounds for the species of woman known as the cougar. On Friday and Saturday evenings, when the torch above the building is ablaze, they

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We’ve all heard the stories, the anecdotes, the not-so-secret reputation of Foxfire as the hallowed hunting grounds for the species of woman known as the cougar. On Friday and Saturday evenings, when the torch above the building is ablaze, they come, as if answering a tribal call to mate. They use the cover of night, ceremonially garbed in slinky dresses two sizes too small (but that’s exactly the point), to stalk and pounce on their prey—anyone with a Y-chromosome whose inhibitions have been compromised by the cheap alcohol.

 

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MAYBE ROBIN WILLIAMS SHOULD HAVE READ THIS: Parkinson’s disease and cocaine abuse linked http://blowmeuptom.com/maybe-robin-williams-should-have-read-this-parkinsons-disease-and-cocaine-abuse-linked/ http://blowmeuptom.com/maybe-robin-williams-should-have-read-this-parkinsons-disease-and-cocaine-abuse-linked/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:23:11 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6162 Adults who abuse cocaine might increase their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, and pregnant women who abuse cocaine could increase the risk of their children developing Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to results of laboratory studies performed by St. …

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Adults who abuse cocaine might increase their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, and pregnant women who abuse cocaine could increase the risk of their children developing Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to results of laboratory studies performed by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators.

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WE BROKE THIS STORY ON MONDAY: Robin Williams Had ‘Early Stages of Parkinson’s Disease,’ Wife Says http://blowmeuptom.com/we-broke-this-story-on-monday-robin-williams-had-early-stages-of-parkinsons-disease-wife-says/ http://blowmeuptom.com/we-broke-this-story-on-monday-robin-williams-had-early-stages-of-parkinsons-disease-wife-says/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:49:59 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6155 Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has disclosed that her late husband had early stages of Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death earlier this week. Schneider stated that her husband had not yet made a public comment …

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Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has disclosed that her late husband had early stages of Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death earlier this week. Schneider stated that her husband had not yet made a public comment about this diagnosis.

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The Tom Leykis Show broke this story on Monday, THREE DAYS BEFORE IT WAS IN The Hollywood Reporter.  Here are the reactions it got:

Lucas McCamy These comments are absolutely tasteless

 August 12 at 4:01am

Jim Cherepinsky Amazing that people are dumb enough to believe anything they read.

August 11 at 10:28pm

Paddy McGee Uncle Professor… scale of 1-10, how reliable is that source?

August 11 at 9:56pm

David Chavez He was bipolar.

August 11 at 9:53pm

Myles Darby Too soon??
Scott Gibson Interesting. How confident is The Tom Leykis Show in these sources?
 Where are you all now?
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Robin Williams had ‘serious money troubles’ after $30 million divorce bills and was ‘depressed’ his TV show had been axed http://blowmeuptom.com/robin-williams-had-serious-money-troubles-after-30million-divorce-bills-and-was-depressed-his-tv-show-had-been-axed/ http://blowmeuptom.com/robin-williams-had-serious-money-troubles-after-30million-divorce-bills-and-was-depressed-his-tv-show-had-been-axed/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:44:16 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6142
  • A source told how Williams had ‘serious money troubles’ and was left racked with depression after his CBS show, The Crazy Ones, was axed in May
  • Just weeks later he went back to rehab for a ‘fine-tune’ after a
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  • A source told how Williams had ‘serious money troubles’ and was left racked with depression after his CBS show, The Crazy Ones, was axed in May
  • Just weeks later he went back to rehab for a ‘fine-tune’ after a decades-long battle with alcohol and drug addiction
  • His Napa Valley ranch – nicknamed Villa of Smiles – is still on the market for $29.9 million two years after the Oscar winner tried to sell it for $35 million. He said he couldn’t afford it anymore
  • Williams was forced to pay out $30 million in divorce settlements to his two former wives
  • He told TV executives it was ‘nice to have a job where the checks will clear’
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