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Harmon Leon

Cowboys and Used Car Lot Scams

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Like most of normal society, I hate used car salesmen. This genre of human is all about sizing you up and playing "hardball" -- as you dance the use...

The Cinematic Prowess of Scary Real Estate Videos

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

No one should underestimate the art of real estate videos and the filmmakers that produce them. Not only does it involve showing homes that are for sa...

Horrifying Motels: How Disgusting Does It Get?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Have you ever stayed in a budget motel? It's like playing amateur forensic scientist. Depending on what things you find on your pillow and under you...

Tales of the 99%: Riding With the Repo Man

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Outside the Grand Sierra casino a huge video marquee has the blazoned words, "ANOTHER LUCKY WINNER CAROL S. $34,500." The large image of a smiley old ...

WATCH: Man Sets World Record For Eyebrow Raises

HuffPost Weird News | Posted 03.28.2012 | Weird News

To be fair, many world records raise eyebrows, but Harmon Leon of San Francisco has just set a record for actually raising his eyebrows -- 185 times t...

Is the Guy Fawkes Mask Industry Behind the Occupy Movement?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Just like greeting card companies starting Valentines Day -- to reap profits and boost the sale of their products -- there are a growing number of skeptics who say that the Occupy movement was launched by manufacturers of the Guy Fawkes mask.

Haunted House A-Boo-Boo

Harmon Leon | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Because haunted-house workers are to be hired on the spot, with no time for checking applications for accuracy, I put down anything I damn well please. Under "Past Job Experience": The Teepee of Terror, The Haunted Canoe, Nightmare Traffic School.

How Funny Are Australian Burritos?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Handing over my $10 to a surly bloke in a tank top listening to metal music, I got something roughly the size of a baby's thumb that was glossed in guacamole with a spatula and spiced with a substance resembling ketchup.

Steve Jobs Was a Tech Badass

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Technology
Harmon Leon

Jobs brought the counterculture into the tech world. Long before Apple, he traveled to India in search of spiritual enlightenment -- returning with a shaved head and clad in a traditional Indian robe. He experimented with psychedelics.

Occupy Wall Street and Citizen Journalism Keeping It Honest

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media
Harmon Leon

Occupy Wall Street hit the streets of New York this past week to speak out against corporate greed. On Saturday, over 80 activists were arrested as th...

Do All Closed Businesses in SF Resurrect as Halloween Superstores?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | San Francisco
Harmon Leon

It's always around mid-September when almost every vacant out-of-business locale becomes a Halloween superstore. What a sad sign of our recession.

Saturday: Watch me on Spike TV's Bar Rescue!

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Like most citizens of San Francisco, I enjoy drinking in dive bars. I also enjoy being on TV. When the planets are in the right place, I find the co...

Finding My Inner Killer

Harmon Leon | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

My true inner-killer combatant was revealed as I underwent a personalized warrior assessment from the chief physician of Spike TV's "Deadliest Warr...

I Drink Loads on the Set of Spike TV's Bar Rescue

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Bar Rescue is like Kitchen Nightmares -- but with bars. Renowned bar and restaurant consultant Jon Taffer and his bar-transforming-posse traverse the country to give failing watering holes one last chance to succeed.

I Become an Illegal Immigrant for International Worker's Day

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

May 1 is International Workers' Day. Marches are being organized throughout the U.S. to support of immigrant and workers rights. Meanwhile, according ...

I Appear on Spike TV's 1000 Ways to Die

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harmon Leon

I truly believe that this is my breakout acting role. The new season of 1000 Ways to Die kicks off tonight. In it I landed a pivotal part in series when I was cast in the role of Mob-Informant-Who-Wears-a Gray-Shirt.

I Got Killed on Spike TV's '1000 Ways to Die'

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harmon Leon

In case you're not familiar with the Spike TV show "1000 Ways to Die," it revolves around people who have died in incredibly stupid/bizarre ways. ...

I Infiltrate Spike TV's 1000 Ways To Die by Posing as a Crossdresser

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

When I arrived at the production studio in Burbank I couldn't believe that not a single member of the production team stopped me and said, "Come on! Are you for real!?"

420 Truths About Working on a Pot Farm

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harmon Leon

The fantasy isn't always the same as the reality. Since it's 4/20, here are a few facts and fictions about working on a pot farm.