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    Friday
    Aug062010

    Episode 1150

    An Article on the Litesign
    Read an archive article on the New York Times on today's warehouse gadget the Litesign.

    A Brighter Intro
    Today’s warehouse intro was written by Dan Warner, whose letter was read earlier in the week in Episode 1147.

    Solving the Socks Conundrum
    Kim, a defensive federal litigation lawyer, has a well kept secret, and a solution to the disappearing single sock conundrum (Episode 1141).  Throughout the past 20 years of lawyering, he has never worn a matching pair of socks.  How about that?  It’s liberating.  Leo wore a non-matching pair of shoes to his wedding rehearsal.  Perhaps not so liberating.

    Liberating Leo
    More liberating may be the absence of Leo from the Daily Giz Wiz for the next 2 weeks.  At least for Leo, although he may be LiveU-ing taking Abby to college.

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    Thursday
    Aug052010

    Episode 1149

    A Tribute to Leo
    Watch Dick introduce Razor scooters on his madmaddest channel on YouTube, with a special tribute to the young Leo Laporte.



    New York Heat Wave
    New York is having a heat wave.  Time to get the Bedfan (Episode 391) out of the warehouse.

    Bedfan
    Corporate Uniforms for Congressmen
    Dick likes a tweet that he read recently: “Congressmen should wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers so we could identify their corporate sponsors.”

    Cruzin’ Cooler Trouble
    Ross Craig tweets to Dick about the story of someone getting a ticket from a cop for drink-driving the Cruzin’ Cooler (Episode 101) on the pavement.  Read the story here.

    Cruzin' Cooler

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    Wednesday
    Aug042010

    Episode 1148

    Missed Opportunity
    Brad Kitchener writes: Dick and Leo have missed a great business opportunity.  Just imagine combining the Mickey, Minnie, Goofy Talking Watch (Episode 1140), the Pill Timer (Episode 1139) and the Pez dispenser, throw in Mr T, and they’ll have a great product.

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    Tuesday
    Aug032010

    Episode 1147

    New Friday
    Dan Warner from Richmond, Virginia was listening to Episode 1135 and found that the Warehouse Friday intros are gradually making Dick sound like a sinister malevolent moron presiding over a ghoulish hellscape, that bears no relation to the man he listens to 5 days a week.  Dan has written a more cheerful care-bear intro for this Friday.  Watch out!

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    Monday
    Aug022010

    Episode 1146

    The Whole Nine Yards
    John Sullivan wants to know what he needs to record the entire recording session of the Daily Giz Wiz, not just the official podcasts.  ODTV used to offer them, but since the show became available as a download, ODTV has stopped (to avoid competition with TWiT itself).  Leo suggests, for Windows, Replay AV from Appian; justin.tv records everything every 2 hours and you can watch everything afterwards; or just go to TWiT’s Wiki for How To Record TWiT - information prepared by the folks at ODTV.

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