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A Martinez might have been Charlie Tuna's youngest joke writer




Take Two co-host A Martinez won this creamer when the late Charlie Tuna read his joke on the air many years ago.
Take Two co-host A Martinez won this creamer when the late Charlie Tuna read his joke on the air many years ago.
A Martinez
Take Two co-host A Martinez won this creamer when the late Charlie Tuna read his joke on the air many years ago.
The bottom of the mug Charlie Tuna sent little "George" Martinez
A Martinez


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Charlie Tuna was a fixture on LA's radio scene - one of the disc jockeys who dominated Top 40 radio and pop music for decades. He died February 19, although the news wasn't released until this week.

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Tuna was a fixture on Take Two co-host A Martinez's radio as well. Every morning, Tuna would read a joke or story written by a listener as the "Morning Wake-up Story."

When he was 11, A (then known as George) sent in a joke , and Tuna read it on the air.

And as A tells it, they were listening in the car, and his mom almost drove off the road.

The prize was this creamer; A must have been one of the youngest winners.

Listen to the audio to hear the whole story ... and what Tuna told A when he showed him the mug years later.