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The Giz Wiz (formerly known as Weekly Daily Giz Wiz and Daily Giz Wiz) is a weekly Podcast featuring Dick DeBartolo and Leo Laporte and is part of the TWiT.tv Network. It is a short discussion about three gadgets, a random item, and a pick from the "Gadget Warehouse." A shorter version of The Giz Wiz (formerly The Daily Giz Wiz) also appears on Laporte's syndicated radio show The Tech Guy. It celebrated its 600th episode on the 20th June 2008. "The Giz Wiz" was renamed to represent new show and format of the weekly podcast.

Structure

Each episode of the Daily Giz Wiz started out with a gadget. The reviewer depends on the day.

  • Monday: Dick DeBartolo
  • Tuesday: (Turn The Table Tuesday) Leo Laporte
  • Wednesday: (Theme-Free Wednesday) Dick DeBartolo
  • Thursday: Dick DeBartolo
  • Friday: Gadget Warehouse Friday: Dick DeBartolo

All have been retired due to the new format.

Jingles

The show has several jingles and songs it uses to indicate different sections or events, including (First aired in brackets):

Most have been retired due to the new format.

Ending

Dick usually finishes with his signature line, "I'll be here".

Additional information

DeBartolo appears as a monthly guest of Computer America, heard in New York, Boston and 28 other markets, plus streaming on the Internet. He also has a periodic "gadget" segment on ABC World News Now.

600th Show special

The 600th episode was recorded on Friday the 20th of June 2008. Dick travelled from NYC to Petaluma to do the show with Leo, which aired on 27 June 2008. The gadget featured was "Fred Lanes" third hand.

References

External links


TWiT.tv
Podcasts
Hosts


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