The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 56: Road Rage, Donna East & Marty Simpson

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[display_podcast]From the U.K. Mail Online:  Cars could soon monitor our emotions with a device that reads facial expressions to prevent road rage.  Car manufacturers – ever in the pursuit of new ways to make driving safer – are hinting at devices that can detect drivers’ irritation levels using a tiny embedded camera.  The trick was developing a system that doesn’t distract the driver.  The team is also working on a “fatigue detector” which could measure the percentage of eyelid closure.  Th … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 55: Eggs in a Tree, Kenn Kington & Riley Armstrong

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[display_podcast]In Germany, people set up Easter egg trees to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection.  They are much like Christmas trees, but instead of your backyard tree loaded with ornaments, lights and strings of stale popcorn, imagine it loaded with beautiful, decorated Easter eggs.  It’s a glorious, breathtaking sight! (Albeit a frightening sight for those allergic to eggs.)Now, what could have started this tradition?  Could it have been a lazy lack of desire to clean up after vandals egge … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 54: Stealing Beehives, Sara Shea and Jeff Allen

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[display_podcast]The honey price increases in Sacramento, CA have led to a jump in beehive thefts.  Beekeepers have always been concerned about someone stealing their hives – if only there were some sort of flying predator that could sting would-be-thieves when their hives were threatened.Wouldn’t that be nice?Instead, today’s keepers are turning to the latest technology to put a stop to the honey poaching.  Some have installed GPS chips to track the hives should they maliciously move … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 53: Too Much TV, Comedian Zan & Rik Roberts

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[display_podcast]According to the UK Daily Mail, children who watch three or more hours of TV per day could be left educationally stunted and prone to bullying.  Oddly enough, two hours and 52 minutes of viewing per day does not appear to harmfully affect kids.  Apparently, it’s that extra eight minutes that make all the difference.Eight minutes of watching TV is all that stands between your child being smart or wedgied and stuffed into a locker.The extra eight minutes of TV also stu … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 52: Quit Your Job App, Dustin Nickerson & Chonda Pierce

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[display_podcast]There’s a new app available for your phone that will help alleviate the stress and anxiety of confronting your boss when it’s time to quit your job.  It conveniently sends a text message to your employer to “softly” deliver the news.  Now, while its original intention was to be a humorous gag app, many people are actually using it to deliver their resignations.The Quit Your Job app takes users through a series of steps to determine why they are leaving and then accumulat … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 8: Mark Schiff

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[display_podcast] This week, I’m joined by one of my oldest friends, comedian Mark Schiff – happily calling in from sunny California.Back in the day, as a young yet savvy comic in New York City, Mark and another buddy found a three-bedroom apartment in the city of $350 per month.  Recognizing a bargain when they saw one, mark and his pal found a third roommate neither one of them knew and charged him $300/month.  So Mark – the young struggling and starving comedian – lived in Manhattan for a … [Read more...]


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