Friday, June 27, 2008

It's like 10,000 Spoons When All You Need is a...KNORK!

Knives are no longer necessary with the Knork. Yup, the Spork is no longer the sole hybrid utensil anymore. Now you can eat gracefully and with less effort. Isn't that nice?

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Zero Day Threat

If you need some insight on Cyber-crime and internet theft, then you should pick up your own copy of Zero Day Threat. It reads like a techno-thriller, written about and for real people--so no need to feel afraid of internet lingo.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Thanks, G4! #8 on Women of the Web!

Leah and Lon's Basic Shop of T-Shirts!

Well, if you've always wanted your very own Leah and Lon t-shirt from the Mahalo Daily show, then you're dreams can come true now at

Joe Pinciotti, is an award-winning graphic designer in Toledo, Ohio and came up with the design after becoming a fan of the show (he's also my uncle and I am very proud of his work and thankful for his creative gift to Mahalo Daily!)

So check out "Leah and Lon's Basic Shop of T-Shirts" and pick one up!

Friday, June 20, 2008

My YouTube Channel

In addition to Mahalo Daily episodes, I post some of the other work I've done on my YouTube channel:

Take a look and see what you think! You'll find a few commercials, crazy friends, and other channels I like to watch on YouTube.


Thursday, June 19, 2008

Progressive - Experimental - Rock

So I have recently been introduced to a new genre of music that I'm totally in love with and can't get enough of: PER/Instrumental/Awesomeness. Magna, Mogwai, Explosions in the Sky, --just to name a few--have been dominating my speakers for the past couple of months. Let me tell you why you should start listening to this music if you don't already...

1. If you live in LA, then you probably spend at least 2-5 hours in your car each day. More than likely, these hours are spent in a state of stress. Bands like Magna and Mogwai will entertain you and take you on a journey away from road rage. Trust me.

2. If you live in LA, then you probably know that most of the radio stations suck. So get these guys on your iPod, burn a CD, record a cassette, whatever you need to do. Friends don't let friends listen to bad music!

3. We often just passively accept what is given to us, i.e. radio/TV/film, without thinking about who controls these media outlets and why we consume them. Unfortunately, many of us are missing an entire world of artists who don't quite get on the mainstream. So take control of your media diet! Like the saying goes, you are what you eat. It's easier to grab McDonald's than to seek out a healthy alternative--the same goes for our media intake. It's easier to listen to and watch what other people have decided is good enough for the general public than to take a little time and explore a whole new world. In my case, instrumental bands. Who knows, you may discover music that impacts you in a whole new way, or you may find that the mainstream is good enough--at least give the alternative a chance.

4. Its just damn good music!

5. Your life will probably get better...ok, I can't prove that, but your ears will thank you.

You Know What I Hate? STYROFOAM!

Some of you may hate the sound of nails on a chalkboard, or of a jackhammer on concrete, and I have to agree that I don't appreciate either one, but what really gets me is the sound and texture of Styrofoam. On top of it being horrible for the environment, I really cannot stand the sound of it! It gives me goosebumps and literally makes my teeth hurt. This morning we used some Styrofoam boards in the studio and I thought I was going to have a panic attack! Fortunately, I got through it. But here's the real deal breaker: pulling Styrofoam out of a cardboard box...uhhhh...I just got the chills!

Summertime UGGly and hot!

Seriously...can someone please explain to me why a man in Malibu is wearing UGG boots with shorts and a t-shirt when it is...hold on, let me check the temp...99 degrees outside! Coming from the mid-West I guess I just can't get my mind around this one. All I can think about is how sweaty and disgusting his feet must be when he gets home! And its not just men! Girls do it, too! Why? That's like an Eskimo wearing flip-flops in an igloo! Besides the whole foot fungus factor, let's just remind ourselves that its really not that cute of a look anymore...sorry!


If you're looking for a refreshing drink this summer, head out to Saddle Ranch and try their smokin' drink appropriately named Smokin' due to the dry ice--please don't get so drunk that you try to eat it...not good. But the drink itself is.


Chicken that looks (well, looked) like a chicken. Weird enough that I had to take a picture. Do you agree?

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Coffin Couches

Moving on from ferris wheels and amusement park rides, tomorrow's episode of Mahalo Daily is covering something a little more...morbid. We went in to find out about coffin couches--yes, they are exactly what you're thinking they are--and learned so much more about the business of autopsies right here in Los Angeles. You gotta watch this one. Let me know what you think.

First Week @ Mahalo Daily

Alright! I've officially finished one week at Mahalo Daily and it has been awesome! Be sure to visit to see the episodes we've done so far. If you have ideas for MD shows, please let me know. You can message me several ways:

Here, on The Dealio...

Stay tuned to I will be posting new music by the end of the of my side projects.