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Frank Garay, left, and Brian Stevens. Photo courtesy of a news team, Frank Garay and Brian Stevens are unlikely to snag any journalism awards for their daily reports on the housing industry. A comedy award, maybe. Garay and Stevens are the proprietors of TBWS Daily, a video blog that's a weird mix of news items and commentary on such things as Fannie Mae policies and existing-home sales data, plus sales tips, silly graphics and the occasional pratfall. The Fairfield, Calif., pair has cultivated an online following within the mortgage and real estate industries, not to mention a couple of outpourings of indignation from officials in Washington, D.C., over their comments. "Our flavor is not for everybody," Stevens said. "Some people find we're just two obnoxious loudmouths." That's OK with them, as long as real estate agents and mortgage brokers continue to check them out at, where in addition to their da...