I had so much fun chatting with one of my favorite people, Dick Debartolo on his “The Giz Fiz” show last week. It’s was “Skype”-tasic!

Dick has been writing for Mad Magazine (The Usual Gang of Idiots) since he was a teen in 1962, starting with issue 69.  He’s written such classics parodies as The Poopsidedown Adventure, Jawed 2 and many, many more.

Dick was also responsible for saving The Match Game from cancelation when he introduced the funny questions instead of the straight ones of the past that lead the show to it’s heyday.

Catch Mad Magazine’s “Maddest” writer and The Giz Wiz, Dick DeBartolo as he host’s the weekly “Giz Fiz” show live on TWiT.tv each Saturday at 5:00 PM (EDT).  It’s was “Skype”-tasic!

Check out Dick’s site at http://gizwiz.biz

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About Dan Lueders

A Chicago based songwriter, producer and musician, Dan Lueders has a career that spans 28 years. In the beginning, Dan worked with several Chicago based groups such as XTC, Drive, Kelly and the Playmakers, The Stay Tuned Orchestra and Willow Creek Community Church. Dan has been a regular musical contributor for the the Daily Giz Wiz Podcast with Dick DeBartollo and Leo Laporte and This Week in Fun Podcast with Sarah Lane and Martin Sargent on the twit.tv network. Dan's work includes playing bass with Darlene Czech, Laura Hall, Tommy Walker, John Carlson and Kirk Whalum, among others. As a songwriter/producer Dan is currently on staff as music director for Promiseland Children’s Ministry at Willow Creek Community Church. Also, Dan is a musical contributer for the Annual Willow Creek Association’s Children’s Ministry Conference each spring.

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