The Tom Leykis Show http://blowmeuptom.com Official site with live radio broadcast, news, photos, press and links. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:31:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The 7 Best Things to Buy at Trader Joe’s http://blowmeuptom.com/the-7-best-things-to-buy-at-trader-joes/ http://blowmeuptom.com/the-7-best-things-to-buy-at-trader-joes/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:31:30 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6472 Trader Joe’s keeps its business partners out of the spotlight; both sides have incentives for keeping mum about re-branded products. But if you try things around the store, you’ll probably find a few that, um… strongly remind you of big-name …

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Trader Joe’s keeps its business partners out of the spotlight; both sides have incentives for keeping mum about re-branded products. But if you try things around the store, you’ll probably find a few that, um… strongly remind you of big-name favorites.

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THE DEBATE RAGES ON: Why the blazingly fast new Galaxy Note 4 is simply light years ahead of Apple’s iPhone http://blowmeuptom.com/the-debate-rages-on-why-the-blazingly-fast-new-galaxy-note-4-is-simply-light-years-ahead-of-apples-iphone/ http://blowmeuptom.com/the-debate-rages-on-why-the-blazingly-fast-new-galaxy-note-4-is-simply-light-years-ahead-of-apples-iphone/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 03:50:26 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6470 From the London Daily Mail:

Sadly for Apple, the school bully, Samsung, has swaggered up and walked off with its lunch money without even making an effort.

Next to the Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6 Plus looks like a

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From the London Daily Mail:

Sadly for Apple, the school bully, Samsung, has swaggered up and walked off with its lunch money without even making an effort.

Next to the Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6 Plus looks like a bodged-together mess.

Samsung has been making huge phones for years – greeted at first with ridicule, then grudging acceptance, before finally being granted the ultimate accolade of Apple producing its own knock-off.

But the 6 Plus really isn’t fit to shine Galaxy Note 4’s boots.

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WE’VE BEEN TELLING YOU THIS FOR FIVE YEARS: Internet car radio poses bigger threat for local AM-FM http://blowmeuptom.com/weve-been-telling-you-this-for-five-years-internet-car-radio-poses-bigger-threat-for-local-am-fm/ http://blowmeuptom.com/weve-been-telling-you-this-for-five-years-internet-car-radio-poses-bigger-threat-for-local-am-fm/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:13:56 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6468 The car dashboard is being transformed and it’s taking AM-FM radio with it.

Just as it did newspapers and broadcast television, the Internet revolution is roiling the local broadcast landscape that has long held a monopoly on the car radio.…

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The car dashboard is being transformed and it’s taking AM-FM radio with it.

Just as it did newspapers and broadcast television, the Internet revolution is roiling the local broadcast landscape that has long held a monopoly on the car radio.

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BLAST FROM THE PAST (2001): Journalists are not shock jocks, Tom http://blowmeuptom.com/blast-from-the-past-2001-journalists-are-not-shock-jocks-tom/ http://blowmeuptom.com/blast-from-the-past-2001-journalists-are-not-shock-jocks-tom/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:18:35 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6464 There’s an extra-hot room in hell reserved for Tom Leykis.

It’s the perfect place for a guy who makes his worldly living by spewing out drivel with the appeal of fresh excrement.

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There’s an extra-hot room in hell reserved for Tom Leykis.

It’s the perfect place for a guy who makes his worldly living by spewing out drivel with the appeal of fresh excrement.

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1949 TV commercial: “What cigarette do YOU smoke, Doctor?” http://blowmeuptom.com/1949-tv-commercial-what-cigarette-do-you-smoke-doctor/ http://blowmeuptom.com/1949-tv-commercial-what-cigarette-do-you-smoke-doctor/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:05:05 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6462

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WHY DO YOU THINK THIS IS? McDonald’s and Coca Cola see profits fall sharply http://blowmeuptom.com/why-do-you-think-this-is-mcdonalds-and-coca-cola-see-profits-fall-sharply/ http://blowmeuptom.com/why-do-you-think-this-is-mcdonalds-and-coca-cola-see-profits-fall-sharply/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:46:29 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6460 Two US food and drink titans have posted sharply lower profits for the July-to-September quarter.

McDonald’s saw earnings fall 30%, while Coca-Cola’s fell 14%, with both citing lower US sales as key reasons.

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Two US food and drink titans have posted sharply lower profits for the July-to-September quarter.

McDonald’s saw earnings fall 30%, while Coca-Cola’s fell 14%, with both citing lower US sales as key reasons.

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5 things NOT to buy at Costco and Sam’s Club http://blowmeuptom.com/5-things-not-to-buy-at-costco-and-sams-club/ http://blowmeuptom.com/5-things-not-to-buy-at-costco-and-sams-club/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:38:39 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6457 Experts say, you may want to avoid —€” or at the very least do a thorough price comparison on the warehouse club vs. other area stores —€” on some of the items sold at warehouse clubs. Here are five.

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Experts say, you may want to avoid —€” or at the very least do a thorough price comparison on the warehouse club vs. other area stores —€” on some of the items sold at warehouse clubs. Here are five.

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WHAT’S WORSE THAN RACISM? CENSORSHIP! NPR instructs staff to limit use of ‘Redskins’ in coverage of Washington football team http://blowmeuptom.com/whats-worse-than-racism-censorship-npr-instructs-staff-to-limit-use-of-redskins-in-coverage-of-washington-football-team/ http://blowmeuptom.com/whats-worse-than-racism-censorship-npr-instructs-staff-to-limit-use-of-redskins-in-coverage-of-washington-football-team/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:42:19 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6453 National Public Radio has instructed its staff to limit their use of the term “Redskins” in its coverage of Washington’s football team.

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National Public Radio has instructed its staff to limit their use of the term “Redskins” in its coverage of Washington’s football team.

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Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live http://blowmeuptom.com/where-young-college-graduates-are-choosing-to-live/ http://blowmeuptom.com/where-young-college-graduates-are-choosing-to-live/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:36:20 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6450 When young college graduates decide where to move, they are not just looking at the usual suspects, like New York, Washington and San Francisco. Other cities are increasing their share of these valuable residents at an even higher rate and …

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When young college graduates decide where to move, they are not just looking at the usual suspects, like New York, Washington and San Francisco. Other cities are increasing their share of these valuable residents at an even higher rate and have reached a high overall percentage, led by Denver, San Diego, Nashville, Salt Lake City and Portland, Ore., according to a report.

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How a Walmart Greeter Woke Me Up to Retirement Planning http://blowmeuptom.com/how-a-walmart-greeter-woke-me-up-to-retirement-planning/ http://blowmeuptom.com/how-a-walmart-greeter-woke-me-up-to-retirement-planning/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:25:23 +0000 http://blowmeuptom.com/?p=6447 Epiphanies. Days when we reach a crossroads and realize that we have to make some changes.

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Epiphanies. Days when we reach a crossroads and realize that we have to make some changes.

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