Introducing Pod Squadron

I've partnered with The Geekish Network to help launch a podcast about nothing but Star Wars. How does that even happen? Well... A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (aka Florida) I ended up really getting into the Star Wars Franchise. If you ever talked to me,...

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It’s All A Game (A Theory of Mine)

Someone took this picture of me at an 8Bit Cubist art show several years ago. It was at a time when I was working hard on my dreams and LITERALLY losing my hair over it. I had to tell myself that although I can be serious, I was just developing games and making...

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ADD Experience Podcast 008 – BenjaCon 2020

The San Diego Comic Con was always a special time for me. The networking, sights, sounds, events, friends, hype, new reveals, etc. were all very transformative for me. SDCC (along with other conventions) became a thing, so I'm starting a loose initiative that I will...

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RIP Chadwick Boseman

Just as I was saying that we need heroics, I hear that actor Chadwick Boseman passed away earlier today after fighting with colon cancer. Like many, I know him most from Black Panther, but he played many classic roles such as Thurgood Marshall, James Brown, and Jackie...

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ADD Podcast 007 – 2020 Part 2

So...I've split up 2020 into two parts. The first part where I thought things were happening one way. The second part is where I realized that everything was changing. You've got to keep updating and making things better. For me, that includes this podcast. Click...

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ADD Experience Podcast Links Updated

I just updated all of the podcast links so that you can listen to the ADD Experience on your favorite player.  They're on the right side of the page (unless you're on mobile) and on the Podcast page linked at the top. Or you can just come by the blog here to...

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Homecoming: A New Way to Envision Stories.

I just finished Homecoming on Amazon. I liked it! It felt different, but I couldn't place why. Then learned that it came from a podcast featured on Gimlet Media. Ohhh...holy crap. Now I see. The podcast format necessarily has a different feel. I applauded the...

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Have You Made Your Mid 2020 Resolutions Yet?

As you may recall, I'm pretty big on New Years' Resolutions. It's serious business for me. I break out the legal pad, the calendar, the pens, the highlighters and clear the whiteboards. It's a multi-week process that starts well before the New Year.Well...2020 is a...

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Should Artists Cash In On The Flavor Of The Month?

I used to have a problem with people "cashing in" on the current wave of social discourse or media hype, and I still do. BUT since I've started engaging with more people more often (thank extroverts), I've come to a much better understanding of the art that takes part...

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8BitCubist Face Masks Now Available

Times are crazy, so everyone's got some face masks now, right? Me too. I worked with local SoCal artist Mr David Ruano (no relation) to create a set of facemasks in a couple styles. More information on the website. Let me know what you think.CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

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Pandemic Dramas: Strangely Therapeutic?

pandemic dramas have me like...I'm not a doctor.I don't even play one on TV.But I have heard that prolonged exposure to news media and and all this discussion of pandemics is bad for you. I won't get into the psychology of it, but news in a time like this has a way of...

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Relieve Quarantine Anxiety with… Will Smith?

Link: Will Smith's Chill Beats to Quarantine ToLast week, I was trying to get some work done and was getting a little anxious about life. Suddenly, a voice spoke to me softly and said, "Just chill, maaaaan." I leaned back at my computer and decided to take the advice...

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What Kind of Parents Created Me?

So...I really got into creating online because of the ability to share the interesting people and experiences that I was coming across. I have some images that I don't usually show. They're always on my mind and will accompany my other posts. We'll see what...

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Branding for Artists

** UPDATE: This is no longer a quick note. It became a full on blog post. Enjoy. 🙂 **A quick note on "brand".Brand is what helps people understand and connect with you.In these Internet streets, that's essential.I define brand in two ways:Definition #1: ...

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8BitCubist Podcast Ep 001

I gave the first podcast a 000 index because it's kind of like the origin story. With this one, I'm just getting into the swing of things with my first real podcast. This whole coronavirus thing is what got me to set up the recording software and get serious.Speaking...

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The Return of The 8Bit Cubist Podcast

I was a podcast OG. Mostly thanks to Raph and Marcellus back in the late 00s. I didn't worry too much about recording my shit talking though. But between, myself, Raph, Jeff, Ryan, Theo, Marcellus, Josh, and a few others, there was always good shit-talking to be done....

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