The Tom Leykis Show http://blowmeuptom.com Official site with live radio broadcast, news, photos, press and links. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:32:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 The Worst Investment You Can Make: Buying a Home http://blowmeuptom.com/the-worst-investment-you-can-make-buying-a-home/ http://blowmeuptom.com/the-worst-investment-you-can-make-buying-a-home/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:19:11 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6031 Perhaps the most quintessential of American dreams is the dream of home ownership. We are taught, generation after generation, to work hard, save up and put down roots by buying a house.  And just like those armchair ballplayers, when we buy into that dream, we’re deluding ourselves.

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Mother arrested for ‘leaving daughter, 9, alone on playground’ while she worked 600 yards away at McDonald’s is out of a job as fundraiser to support her tops $30,000k http://blowmeuptom.com/mother-arrested-for-leaving-daughter-9-alone-on-playground-while-she-worked-600-yards-away-at-mcdonalds-is-out-of-a-job-as-fundraiser-to-support-her-tops-30000k/ http://blowmeuptom.com/mother-arrested-for-leaving-daughter-9-alone-on-playground-while-she-worked-600-yards-away-at-mcdonalds-is-out-of-a-job-as-fundraiser-to-support-her-tops-30000k/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:40:51 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6026
  • South Carolina mom Debra Harrell was arrested June 30 after her daughter was found playing alone as her mother worked a shift 
  • Harrell’s attorney says the 46-year-old is ‘currently unemployed’ but McDonald’s claims she was not fired
  • A total stranger to Harrell has started a YouCaring fundraiser to support the mom that topped $30,000 in just a few days
  • Harrell’s daughter had a cell phone with her as she played around dozens of other children
  • Harrell sent her daughter to the playground after the laptop she used to entertain herself in the McDonald’s was stolen from their home, say reports
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    HERE IS WHY WE NEED TO DISAPPROVE ALL CABLE AND SATELLITE MERGERS: Comcast tortures customer who tries to cancel http://blowmeuptom.com/here-is-why-we-need-to-disapprove-all-cable-and-satellite-mergers-comcast-tortures-customer-who-tries-to-cancel/ http://blowmeuptom.com/here-is-why-we-need-to-disapprove-all-cable-and-satellite-mergers-comcast-tortures-customer-who-tries-to-cancel/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:09:17 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6024

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    Millennials say no to marriage http://blowmeuptom.com/millennials-say-no-to-marriage/ http://blowmeuptom.com/millennials-say-no-to-marriage/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:02:04 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6021

    When it comes to marriage, Millennials are saying “I don’t.”

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    Can You Really Afford a New Child? http://blowmeuptom.com/can-you-really-afford-a-new-child/ http://blowmeuptom.com/can-you-really-afford-a-new-child/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:51:00 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6018 Many Parents Fail to Plan Fully for the Financial Impact of a Newborn

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    Thanks to listener Jayson Weingarten.

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    FROM LARRY GIFFORD’S MEDIA BLOG: Tom Leykis has advice for people who will inevitably be fired: Prepare for the Pink Slip! http://blowmeuptom.com/from-larry-giffords-media-blog-tom-leykis-has-advice-for-people-who-will-inevitably-be-fired-prepare-for-the-pink-slip/ http://blowmeuptom.com/from-larry-giffords-media-blog-tom-leykis-has-advice-for-people-who-will-inevitably-be-fired-prepare-for-the-pink-slip/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:24:58 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6011 iceman-radio

    If you have a job in radio right now, Tom Leykis has a message for you.

    “I’m sure in 1947 the ice-man didn’t see Frigidaire coming and thought the idea of a machine that would cool items would be ridiculous. Sure enough, nobody shed a tear when the icebox went away. Where did the poor ice-man go? Nobody cares!”

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    Various looks at the end of the same perfect day http://blowmeuptom.com/various-looks-at-the-end-of-the-same-perfect-day/ http://blowmeuptom.com/various-looks-at-the-end-of-the-same-perfect-day/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:26:25 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6008 20140719_200744 20140719_203156 20140719_20083420140719_20084320140719_20080020140719_201031 20140719_201015 20140719_200943 20140719_200936 20140719_200932 20140719_200848   20140719_200828 20140719_200824 20140719_200822  20140719_200749  20140719_20315620140719_200744 20140719_202410 20140719_201042 20140719_201037 20140719_201031 20140719_201024 20140719_201015 20140719_201000 20140719_200943 20140719_200936 20140719_200932 20140719_200848 20140719_200843 20140719_200834 20140719_200828 20140719_200824 20140719_200822 20140719_200800 20140719_200749 20140719_200744 20140719_202410 20140719_200848 20140719_200843 20140719_200834 20140719_200828 20140719_200824 20140719_200822 20140719_200800 20140719_200749

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    TMZ: Casey Kasem’s Body Missing http://blowmeuptom.com/tmz-casey-kasems-body-missing/ http://blowmeuptom.com/tmz-casey-kasems-body-missing/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:20:09 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=5906 From TMZ:

    As for where the body is … no one but Jean (Kasem) seems to know, and no one can find her either.  It’s interesting … Jean listed Jerusalem as her address on Casey’s death certificate.

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    ANOTHER HAPPILY MARRIED COUPLE: Driver used rope to kill himself http://blowmeuptom.com/another-happily-married-couple-driver-used-rope-to-kill-himself/ http://blowmeuptom.com/another-happily-married-couple-driver-used-rope-to-kill-himself/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:07:52 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=5904 A depressed businessman going through a divorce decapitated himself by tying a rope to a tree and driving away in his open-top car.

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    My conversation about radio and internet radio with radio consultant Larry Gifford http://blowmeuptom.com/my-conversation-about-radio-and-internet-radio-with-radio-consultant-larry-gifford/ http://blowmeuptom.com/my-conversation-about-radio-and-internet-radio-with-radio-consultant-larry-gifford/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:46:14 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=5901 Read Larry’s blog here.

     

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