My good buddy, Bob Schallau, dug up this video of us playing with one of my old bands, Cakeboy, doing a show at the Blue Cafe in Long Beach, CA in 1997. Look at these youngsters! Vocals & Rhythm Guitar: Kristoff Ball Lead Guitar: Sean Earley (moi) Bass: Bob Schallau (Writer for Rock.About.com) Drums: Sully …

0 17

In addition to the million other interests I have, you might be surprised to learn that I do digital pin-up art. Over the past couple of years, my work has started to gain some recognition and recently, I was offered the opportunity to be featured in a new book called “The Contemporary Illustrated Pin-Up” by …

0 22

Here is a screen capture for the first level of a Facebook game called “Fragrant Flowers” that I helped develop while at Razorfish for Unilever’s Drive/Rinso/Surf laundry detergent. (It is called Surf in the UK and Asia and Rinso in Turkey) The goal of the game is to grow a virtual flower. A different flower …

0 4

Writers, authors and publishers have been influencing technology and culture since the written word was invented. I am constantly reminded of this every day on my commute to work, when my train crosses over the river and passes thought Mainz Germany, which is the birthplace of Johannes Gutenberg, the father of the movable type printing …

0 7

When I was young, I can remember having some sort of dream or daydream about where I would be when I got older. From what I can remember, the picture in my head is just a scene of myself with a beautiful woman I was married to. We were walking hand and hand down a …

0 15

I am officially an author. On July 17, 2012 I published my first book on Amazon Kindle. It took two years to write, and a majority of it was done using a mobile phone or an iPad, while standing on the train from Wiesbaden to Frankfurt Germany, during my long commutes to and from work. …

6 4

Thought for the Day: While innovative thinking is a much discussed, rare, valuable and sought after skill these days, sometimes thinking INSIDE the box can be the hardest thing to do. My advice would be that before you go spending valuable time, energy, money and resources dreaming up some BIG idea and glorifying the need for “new, creative, crazy …

0 5

I like to collect things. Throughout my entire life, I have always had some sort of collection going.  It started with comic books and Matchbox cars, then model rockets, then tropical fish, then action figures, then guitars, then mexican art, then books, then Harley Davidson t-shirts, the list goes on and on. You see, much …

1 2

The project I was working on for the last year and a half is FINALLY LIVE! My “technical title” was Senior Information Architect for Crytek’s new social network called GFACE. It is hard to describe all the roles and responsibilities I had on this project because I wore so many hats that covered so many …

0 68

Here’s a little story about how I made $97 in less than 5 minutes. Now, you’re probably thinking, “Wow, dude… strippers don’t even make that kind of money!” right? I know… it sounds pretty incredible, but that’s just what I did, and as a result, I get FREE web hosting. Curious? Well, check out the …

3 2