Monthly Archives: November 2012

Podcasts | Mohr Stories – comedian Jay Mohr weaves humorous tales & interviews

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Comedian Jay Mohr and a rotating cast of his hilarious friends regale you with tales and conversation covering every topic imaginable on his podcast Mohr Stories.

Following an impressive filmography, Jay’s favorite project he’s ever worked on has been developing his “Mohr Stories” podcast. I started listening to the podcast last year and have enjoyed about 50 episodes thus far. He is now approaching his 100th episode.

He’s entertained a wide assortment of guests–ranging from Rufus Wainwright and Charlie Sheen, to his own priest and fellow podcasters Marc Maron and Adam Carolla.

Shira Lazar interviews Jay Mohr about his podcast Mohr Stories

“I never would’ve thought that in the age of, you know, post-Kardashian world that people’s appointment listening and viewing would be me and my friends talking in my garage,” Jay remarks of the Internet platform.   Continue reading »

Apps | IMDB – excellent app for movie showtimes, reviews & more

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One of the best movie apps is from the Internet Movie Database. Among its entertaining functions, like listing an actor’s filmography and movie trivia, IMDB has a very good showtime section. 

The smartphone might be a moviegoer’s best friend. With a phone and an array of apps, showtimes and reviews are never far away. The app is free on both iOS and Android.

On the iPhone version, showtimes are listed prominently upon opening the app. This section is ready with default data, including the movies showing that day at local theaters. The user interface couldn’t be simpler.

IMDB movie app review

The films are split into new releases and “also playing” films, and the showtimes are sortable by movie or by theater.   Continue reading »

Video | How a nutty idea becomes real–creating a cardboard bike

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Are you ready to ride the cardboard bike? This video shows how Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni created a functioning cardboard bicycle. Ride on!

Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni has created a functioning cardboard bicycle that he hopes to put into mass production in the next three months.

Despite being made almost entirely of cardboard, Gafni says the bike is strong, durable, fireproof and waterproof. And because it is made of cardboard, it will also be cheap. Gafni’s business partner Nimrod Elmish told Reuters that he expects the bike to sell at retail stores for $20.

Free funny video clip of inventor-Izhar-Gafni building his-cardboard-bicycle

Free funny video clip of inventor-Izhar-Gafni building his-cardboard-bicycle

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Recipes | Cheesecake Factory – pumpkin cheesecake & cheesecake pops

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Here’s a great recipe for the Cheescake Factory’s classic pumpkin cheesecake, and one of their fine chefs also reveals his secret recipe for pumpkin cheesecake pops.

Here’s a recipe for the original classic cheesecake with delicious spiced pumpkin filling, a graham cracker crust and finished with whipped cream rosettes and chopped pecans. A how-to video from Cheesecake Factory chef, Scott Pickering, and one from an 8 year old girl, makes it easy to create these wonderful treats in time to make you the dessert holiday hero.    Continue reading »