The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 58: Toddler Tech Support, Matt Jernigan & Phil diTommaso

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[display_podcast]From CBS Atlanta:  Preschoolers are better at figuring out tech gadgets than college students.  In a recent study performed at UC Berkeley tasked 106 children ages 4-5 against 170 college students with figuring out a new technical gadget with which each individual had no prior exposure to.  Ultimately, the younger children were much faster at figuring out the combinations and how to work the devices.  These results raise the questions, “What makes children such flexible learn … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 9: Andy Andrews

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[display_podcast]New York Times best selling author and comedian Andy Andrews joins the show this week from his home in Alabama.  Early on in his stand up career, Andy toured with the likes of Kenny Rogers and Joan Rivers, and appeared on “Nashville Now”.  Yet he realized early on that the “Nashville Now” audience had a very finite lifespan and was getting older by the minute.  Now, it was during his stint with Joan that he went to “America’s Playground”, Las Vegas, and Andy had performed on … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 57: Living in Fast Food, Kerri Pomarolli & Ken Davis

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[display_podcast]From WTOP.com, an elderly couple was recently kicked out of a Virginia McDonalds for sitting too long.  Carl Becker, 87, a World War II veteran, and his wife Barbara Becker, 81, say they both were at the Culpeper McDonald's on Feb. 21 when they were approached by the manager.  “You two are going to have to leave.' He said 'Your half hour is up and we need to clean this floor,'" says Barbara Becker. The restaurant was not crowded at the time, she says, and the two were stu … [Read more...]

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...]


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