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Wednesday Morning, October 10th! Feel like an idiot sometimes? Just read on to feel better about yourself today!

Oct 10, 2007 No Comments by

One of the features on my show over the last decade has been the weekly “Doh” awards, named in honor of Homer Simpson. It’s basically a tribute to people in the news who turned out to be idiots. Here’s some of the more recent ones….. * A note demanding money from a Colorado bank teller […]

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Tuesday Morning, October 9th! Today, hear one of George Clooney’s first interviews with me back in the summer of 1985!

Oct 09, 2007 No Comments by

One of the things I love about radio is you get to meet the future big stars of Hollywood when they’re just starting out. On the “Tuna Clips” page today is an interview with George Clooney when he was still a struggling young actor driving a 25 year old Olds ’88 car and his father, […]

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Monday Morning, October 8th! Your emails and phone calls are like studying for a Doctorate in Radio!

Oct 08, 2007 No Comments by

The emails continue to pour in, and today on the “Tuna Clips” link are some of the countless listener calls I’ve been receiving on my home studio voicemail (818-344-6749). The Radio Doctorate comes into play when I read the thousands of emails you’ve sent me and listen to your calls. It is an education to […]

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Friday Morning, October 5th. We are a celebrity obsessed society these days it seems, and today some celebrity trivia I’ll bet you didn’t know!

Oct 05, 2007 No Comments by

The “Hollywood Scoop” has always been one of the popular segments on my radio show as long as I can remember. People always want to know what’s going on with their favorite stars! Look at all the TV entertainment shows and Magazines devoted to Showbiz! Today, here’s some celebrity trivia that even they may not […]

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Thursday Morning, October 4th! One thing about being out of work, you never stop getting advice!

Oct 04, 2007 No Comments by

Thank you again for all your emails, not only offering encouragement and support, but also optimism and advice for the future. Occasionally, I get one of those little gems too from fans, like the poem about “going too fast through life” earlier this week, or last week’s video of “The Dash”. Here’s another one a […]

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Wednesday Morning, October 3rd! So I ran across this test that says I’m Tweety! Take the test for yourself to find out if you’re Tweety too!

Oct 03, 2007 No Comments by

Ever wondered which cartoon character you are most like? Well, a team of researchers got together and analyzed the personalities of cartoon characters, and put the information gathered into this quiz. Well, not really, but this will keep you entertained for a few minutes, so get out a pen and paper and follow the instructions. […]

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Tuesday Morning, October 2nd! If this year has gone by too fast for you, here’s some good advice from a listener!

Oct 02, 2007 No Comments by

It’s been two weeks since my last show on the air, and your emails are expressing a little impatience about hearing me again. As I said earlier in these daily news updates, don’t expect me to be announcing my whereabouts anytime soon, these things take time, and so far no one has talked to me […]

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Monday Morning, October 1st! Can you believe it, Halloween’s almost here! Today, how I got the name Charlie Tuna!

Oct 01, 2007 No Comments by

Before I get to the “name” story, since I mentioned Halloween, this week my website designer son Bryan is in the process of setting up the Gallery link where I’ll be able to post my favorite photos in all sorts of different catergories, including pets dressed up for Halloween. These are priceless, wait till you […]

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Friday Morning, September 28th! Today, a do it yourself radio show

Sep 28, 2007 1 Comment by

In reading all your emails, one of the most popular features from my shows besides the “Actors Studio” that you seem to miss is “Amazing Facts”. I’ve been doing these little conversation starters for years, and then even David Letterman a year or so ago started doing “Fun Facts” as one of his bits! So […]

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Thursday Morning, September 27th! So what’s your dash like so far?

Sep 27, 2007 No Comments by

The emails continue to pour in, and by tonight I should be caught up answering the 2000+ that were backlogged from the last 10 days. I’m averaging 200 to 300 a day responses a day, and my 11th grade typing teacher would be proud of me. I’m almost knocking these out at court reporter speed. […]

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Wednesday Morning, September 26th! I’m feeling a little guilty this morning!

Sep 26, 2007 No Comments by

My son Bryan, who designed and built this website has been home sick the last 2 days from his regular job, and I have this little voice inside me saying “it’s because he gave up his last 2 weekends to work on updating and redesigning, and didn’t have any down time to relax and […]

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Tuesday Morning, September 25th! For anyone who wonders how radio works, here’s the secret!

Sep 25, 2007 No Comments by

I’ve been in radio a long time, longer than any of my bosses, and most of my contemporaries. I’ve learned a lot more from my listeners than any seminar, research study, or focus group that has ever been presented to me. And today’s new email excerpts in Tuna Talkback are a pretty good example why […]

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