Archive for July, 2008

AB 97- California Bill to Ban Trans-Fats in Restaurants

Jul 25, 2008 19,013 Comments by

Tweet This is the Bill that Gov. Schwarzenegger signed into law that will ban California restaurants from using trans-fats. It was originally proposed by Assemblyman Tony Mendoza. AB 97- Callifornia Bill to Ban Trans Fats in Restaurants – Get more Docstoc Buzz

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50 Cent V Taco Bell Yum Brands – Featured Doc

Jul 24, 2008 1 Comment by

Tweet It seems Taco Bell took a little too much free licensing of 50 cents image for their recent marketing campaign. The rap artist is now suing them for damages. 50 Cent V Taco Bell Yum Brands – Get more Docstoc Buzz

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Twiistup Ticket Contest – Upload the Best Document and Win a Ticket

Jul 14, 2008 1 Comment by

Tweet Twiistup 4 is being held this Thursday July 17th at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica, California. The event is sold out with 650 people attending, and a waiting list of over 500 folks from what we hear. BUT, we have two extra tickets and we’re giving you the opportunity to win them in […]

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7 Super Tech CEOs Who Used to Be Lawyers

Jul 12, 2008 8,432 Comments

Tweet As a recent law school graduate (never practiced law), and a current CEO of a technology company, I have a deep appreciation for both the law and entrepreneurship (although the former clearly won out). I also know first hand that law school and lawyer-ing do not go hand in hand with risk taking, and […]

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Web 2.0 Viral Videos

Jul 11, 2008 1 Comment

Tweet Comedian Ben Glieb, put together a series of viral videos for us. Here are a few of my favorites. More to come in later posts. Big thanks to our good friends at for putting these together. Some Like it Nasty El Blogador Hugh Law Degree

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10 Incredibly Awesome Documents to Help You Start a Company

Jul 10, 2008 No Comments

Tweet Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) – these are over-hyped in my opinion and few angel or venture investors will sign them, but always helpful to have one handy to bust out at parties. LLC Operating Agreement – I put my first LLC together myself using this agreement. My advice is to hire an attorney, but […]

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How the 7 Deadly Sins Could Lead the United States into a Depression, not Recession.

Jul 08, 2008 23 Comments

Tweet There are some undeniable facts and historical trends that seriously indicate the economy is in much worse shape than most “experts” would have anyone believe. On top of that, throw in a dose of religious mythology and doom-saying, and we have the makings of how the seven deadly sins could lead the United States […]

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Webkinz – A Great Example of Web 2.0 Supporting Product Sales

Jul 06, 2008 3 Comments

Tweet I just saw Webkinz a Ganz Website uploaded to docstoc (presentation embeded below), and I started looking into Webkinz. Who knew it was one of the most trafficked sites on the web (Alexa Ranking.) The site’s traffic increased from around 300K unique visitors in 2006 to likely over 5M uniques/month today. I haven’t yet […]

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CA Hands Free Cell Phone Laws and Spoof

Jul 06, 2008 14,356 Comments

Tweet Last weekend we went camping with my best friend Ben Gleib for his 30th bday (check out his new video site ComedyJuice). I drove up with his good buddy Skyler Stone who was the host of “Con” on Comedy Central and is starring with Danny Devito in the upcoming feature “House Broken“. On our […]

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Convert VoiceMail to Text with PhoneTag

Jul 05, 2008 1 Comment

Tweet I was reading Arrington’s post “Think Before You Voicemail” and his thoughts on how voice mail should be an obsolete method of communication. I think he makes many good points in reference to professional communication, especially when its someone you don’t know well. I also think Mike is speaking more from his own experience/habits, […]

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