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It’s A Tofu for All

The Nuge assailed with flying bean curd during show

Sticks and stones may break Ted Nugent’s bones — although we’ve
never gotten close enough to see for ourselves — but tofu will
never hurt him. That adage was confirmed when the gonzo rocker
shook off a vicious flying food attack and plowed undeterred
through a gig at a Los Angeles club last week.

The bow-hunting, jerky-selling guitar madman was midway through his
set at the House of Blues when an audience member (who Nugent
believes was an animal rights activist) pelted him with a hefty
handful of what turned out to be silken tofu. After wrestling the
curd to the ground, the Nuge went on with the song he was

“We were right in the middle of ‘Purple Haze’ and when I got to the
break, I pretended to reach in my belt and pull out a large caliber
weapon,” Nugent says. “Then I sang ‘Excuse me, while I shoot this

Fortunately, no warning shots were fired, and the tofu will likely
soon occupy a place of honor among Nugent’s ever-widening
collection of trophy kills. After all, it’s not real likely he’s
gonna eat the stuff, now is it?


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