The Finger Files 

Watch Ozzy Interview RE: No More Tours

  • 2:58 pm Thursday, February 15th, 2018 by fingers13

Check out this fun interview where Ozzy talks to the press about his upcoming “farewell tour”. Meaning no more world tours just gigs here and there. In all my years interviewing him and seeing him perform it’s nice to watch this one.

On the air and in the wind, Fingers

Ozzy is coming to the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater Saturday September 8th and all weekend we have your free tickets. Tickets to see Ozzy Osbourne at the Beach are on-sale Saturday at 10am by calling 800-745-3000 and at Ticketmaster.com

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The Great Nickel Bag Controversy

  • 3:37 pm Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 by fingers13

Back in my high school days a nickle bag was an entirely different thing. However effective January first this year it became law to have to pay a nickle for a plastic bag or paper bag. However if you bring your own bags your off the hook. Some people are taking it in stride while others are flipping out. I remember a time when the last thing a register clerk said was “Cash or credit?” or “Will there be anything else?’ now it’s “Do you need a bag?” Well I have 17 items what do you think? And all of [More]

Watch – Commute to Death???

  • 3:40 pm Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by fingers13

Hi, and thanks for taking the time to read. I have a unique job/lifestyle. I live 18 miles from work. Three blocks from Sunrise Highway which is the road my job is on. I work from 2-7 every week day. That means I generally don’t hit traffic and I’m only in the car or on bike for about 20 minutes. There was a time I worked in Connecticut as well as a time in Manhattan.

The only saving grace to the hour and forty-five jaunt to CT was I had a convertible. The city gig however was trains and cabs. The [More]

Get Your Cold Finger Apparel & Help Kids

  • 3:35 pm Monday, January 22nd, 2018 by fingers13

I just have to say “Wow!’ for the great support the 15th Annual New Years Day Cold Finger Run (CFR) received after being delayed 2 times because of weather and ultimately not happening.

The annual run raises funds for children coping with cancer to go to Camp Adventure. A Sleep over camp on Shelter Island where children coping with cancer and their siblings can have fun with like kids and have a ball doing activities crafts nature walks and forget about the cancer for a while and maybe the cancer will forget about them. I visit camp every couple of years [More]

27 Years Ago We Lost Steve Clark

  • 5:54 pm Monday, January 8th, 2018 by fingers13

Def Leppard has had their fair share of heartbreak, setbacks and challenges and some how has managed to stand tall and work through it all triumphantly. Two of the worst were the loss of Steve Clark and the Rick Allen accident. Today marks the anniversary of Steve’s passing and I love how Rick chose to remember him. See below. – Fingers

My Five most viewed videos of 2017 In case You Missed them

  • 5:46 pm Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 by fingers13

I love playing with video. Whether on my iPhone or with pro cameras it’s always fun shooting editing and putting it out there. Here are 5 popularly viewed videos from last year in case you missed them. Thanks as always for your support. Be it listening or watching I am truly grateful.  – Fingers

1 – My round-table chat with members of Zebra, Rat Race Choir, White Fire and Vixen ahead of the Hammerheads Reunion 2.

2 – My interview with Dave “Snake” Sabo of Skid Row ahead of Paramount show

3 – My Silly Stroll through our Halloween office party prep.

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Watch! 80’s Flashback-How Many Did You Remember? How Many Did You Have?

  • 4:30 pm Thursday, December 21st, 2017 by fingers13

Check out this abundance of 80’s commercials most from around Christmas. Watch the full video below.

My Takeaways:

1  I still have my Polaroid

2) I remember thinking it was weird that Tonka made Puppies

3) I always liked the 7UP commercials

4) I shopped at Consumers

5) All the TV Christmas Specials

Bonus Juicy Fruit Gum!

So what spark memories for you?

Merry Christmas Long Island – Fingers

Unearthed Zep Tracks From Page in 2018

  • 4:09 pm Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 by fingers13

Led Zeppelin fans will see unreleased tracks in the coming years says Jimmy Page. To celebrate the bands 50th anniversary he said “Next year will be the 50th year, so there’s all manner of surprises coming out.” You can watch Page’s full interview with Academy of Achievement below.  – Fingers

Cutest Puppy Ever!?

  • 5:34 pm Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 by fingers13

Say hello to Nugget my daughter’s new pup if you think he’s cute click like below thanks – Fingers

Gene Simmons Wants to Visit your Home!

  • 5:25 pm Monday, December 11th, 2017 by fingers13

Iconic Kiss founder, singer, songwriter, bassist, entrepreneur and marketing genius releases almost 40 pound “Gene Simmons Vault” filled with tons of rarities and cool collectibles for the ultimate fan. Plus he will hand deliver it to you and hang out to meet your family.  Limited to a few thousand “Vaults” worldwide this set is the largest of its kind. Has Gene every done anything small? Listen in as we chat about the set and the drive behind it. Then check out the un-boxing video and sample some tracks.

Rock n roll , Fingers

Interview…

https://cmgwbabthefingerfiles.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/gene-simmons-vault-final.mp3

Photo Credit Mark Weiss

Sample track montage

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