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Dick DeBartolo, MAD's Maddest Writer, and co-host of The Giz Wiz at GizWiz.TV, The Giz Wiz on ABC's World News Now, Tech Guy Labs on TWiT and on Computer America. But wait, there's More »

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    Saturday
    Oct152016

    Who shoots those Giz Wiz Biz Videos?

    The number of videos shot for the Giz Wiz Show, our YouTube Channel and even World News Now have passed the 190 mark. Almost all of them have been shot by Dennis Wunderlin. Dennis not only designed the Giz Wiz logo, but he also roams the aisles at trade shows looking for gadgets for The Giz Wiz to use on his ABC News spots, the Giz Wiz Show, The Tech Guy Radio spots, and Computer America. He's done a couple of reviews of his own, but he prefer to remain behind the camera. 

    The Giz Wiz video channel:

    www.gizwizvideos.com

    In addition to shooting great videos, Dennis is a commercial artist for Metro Creative Graphics. He also does other freelance art. You can sample of his work at this website.

    Dennis Wunderlin's Website:

    www.wunderlinart.com

    Thursday
    May032012

    Almost Every Thursday 7:30 PM (Eastern) 4:30 PM (Pacific) OMGchad & I record The Giz Wiz Show live. My half of the show is done from the Gizneyland Studio Below!! Chad's Studio is in Dallas. You can watch us live and join in our chatroom at: www.gizwiz.tv.

    The Schatia Family stopped by the Gizneyland Sttudio to watch us record the Weekly Daily Giz Wiz. Elizabeth Schatia shot this great photo of Dennis Wunderlin (standing), The Giz Wiz and her husband, Brahm (sitting w/o headphones.).

    If you'd like to visit Gizneyland, we do The Giz Wiz Show Thursday at 7:30PM ET/ 4:30 PT. On Saturday, I do a live radio spot with Leo Laporte on The Tech Guy radio show, and then I do an hour Giz Fiz show live for the folks in the chatroom. That happens after the New Screen Savers is over, which somewhere about 7:45 to 8:00 PM, Eastern. If you'd like to come by for Giz Wiz, or Giz Fiz, shoot me an email with the date you're interested in! I'll email you all the details. dick@gizwiz.biz.

    Wednesday
    May022012

    ADS On GizWiz.Biz

    The only revenue generated by this website is Amazon credit toward buying more stuff on Amazon. That comes when you click on an Amazon link. If you buy something, your cost is exactly the same as everyone else pays, but Giz Wiz Biz receives a very small credit from Amazon. I only use Amazon affiliate links if they have the lowest price at the time the post goes online. in many cases you'll see me post something like "Amazon is charging far more the price you can find here" and I'll post the cheaper link. You may also see "The best deal is the company website" even if it's available on Amazon for more. It would be dumb to send someone to Amazon just so I could make as little as .05 cents on something.  

    Although I often review a product that was supplied by the manufacturer, they have no control over what I say about the product. Also I never agree to let a company see what my review is before it's published, recorded, uploaded or done live. I've been the Giz Wiz for more than 20 years so I have a reputation to keep up.

    DickDe, The Giz Wiz

    Tuesday
    Aug172010

    Notes from shows long past.....

    Brannock Device
    Dick struggles with the name of the age-old foot-measurement device invented 80 years ago which is still being made, in essentially the same form as the original – the Brannock Device (Episode 255).

    Who’s this Tom Merritt?
    Appropriately, today's letter comes from Dr Mark Sukoenig from Syracuse, where the Brannock Device was born (see his letter in Episode 280).  Dr Mark asks who’s this guy who presumes to take over the show from Leo.  He doesn’t have a letter to read; he doesn’t do Leo’s great voices; he doesn’t have Leo’s great sense of humour; he doesn’t even shave as Leo does or sit on the ball when he does the show.  His claim to fame is he gets to do shows with pretty women. Joking aside, does Tom merit his chance for filling in for Leo?  Absolutely, and Dr Mark listens to all of Tom’s shows.

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    Monday
    Aug162010

    Episode 1156

    Whisker Rating
    Dick gives today's gadget, the Super Laptop Cooler, his whisker rating of 8 out of 10.

    Cable Unlimited's Super Laptop Cooler
    Feast of Slogans
    For Tom’s benifit, Dick explains a couple of the show’s slogans – the Gravy Slogan (about the use of which Feast of Fools complained, see Episode 114); and “The worse your life is, the better we sound” (see Episode 391).

    Dick’s Next Visit
    Dick will be at TWiT Cottage on Saturday 2 October recording for Episode 1200.  He’s already packed his schedule: recording on Saturday, meeting his new best friend Jennifer Laporte and camping with jammerb, and maybe even sparing a moment for Tom’s Sunday show East Meets West.

    A Suggestion for Tim: Gadget Reprise
    Dick tweeted out to listeners asking them to write to Tom about the show which he has stepped in to host for Leo, to much popular acclaim.  Zig obliges, and suggests that Tom should cover gadgets which Dick and Leo have covered in the past – after all, that’s what Dick and Leo do!  Zig wouldn’t mind having the Roku Box (Episode 922) again, as he’d like to know more about how it works.

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