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Summer Is Over

2017-09-25 12:08:49
It seems like summer is officially over. Now its time for
me to do what I always do. Work harder, make more gains
and work on an overall improvement. Fall and winter
season are perfect for that, so expect a lot of activity.
I unfortunately cannot make it to Germany in October as
planned, so I have to find another date around next year.
I'm not interested to go in winter time. It would mean
reduced activity. Greetings to all my friends there, lets
meet in 2018.

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Current Events

2017-05-27 18:38:04

yeah, I'm about to revive me weekly column, there has a lot happened in between and I'm progressing to new grounds. While others are hoping to become less busy i hope to be busier soon. I have been doing a lot of health enhancements lately and i have to be honest. Once you understand and experience ultimate health you understand very well what you have been missing. I recommend everybody to read up about alkalinity what a PH scale is and why we humans need to take care of this. So back to the world of design. Itís bugging me that my progress has been so slow, but there will be no more setbacks. There is nothing in the fashion world I cannot produce. Ideas are still fresh, and I will never surrender to just following in other peopleís footsteps. Stay innovative is the motto. The only support I need is you the people to spread the word. Everybody who knows me, knows I really started from the bottom . I look back as the greatest experiences in my life. The school of hard rocks and concrete. This is what makes Streetwear. I love Streetwear and I live it through Black Bomb.

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Politeness

2016-06-01 9:20:11


You can either be polite or you can be honest.
Both doesn't work.

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Sunshine is happyness

2015-11-09 3:08:13


Yo. Back to writing and back to my blog. This year's summer and fall season was an interesting time.
For me its all about the happiness. Happiness comes from sunshine. Its so cheap and easy. All it takes to become happier is maybe half an hour of sunshine a day.
Iím a person who always likes sunshine. A contributing factor is certainly the winter depression I always used to have until 2 years ago. People who know me well know summer ash and winter ash are not the same. I have to give credit to my distant cousin and friend Walter who introduced me to a German doc in Saskatoon Canada. This doc introduced me to vitamin d. I didn't take vitamin D serious until I googled it on the internet and I found many websites and discussions about the benefits of vitamin D. The point where my eyes have been opened, was when I stumbled upon a documentary on YouTube about vitamin D by Dr. Michael P. Hollick from Boston Massachusetts. In his documentary, he in depth explained the mechanism and the benefits of vitamin d. All my past problems with winter depression and a weak immune system were explained here. Especially that people of color have it much harder getting sufficient amounts of the vitamin, because of the fact that the skin is thicker an the further north somebody is located the less sunshine is available during daytime. Also the angle takes a huge part. If the sun can only rise to 45 degrees it means the very important UV-b radiation is not available at all. I was even shocked to hear it is less damaging for the skin to sunbath at noon than in the afternoon or the morning hours. Thinking back I can recall the times I actually got a sunburn it was either early or late when I exposed myself to sunshine. I remember a very terrible sunburn when I was in Canada in 2004 at about 5pm. The sun was very strong that time and I had the first ever sunburn in my life. This year I was sunbathing at noon from June to September. I didnít have a single sunburn. Strange isn't it? Another factor is sunglasses. And people know me for always wearing sunglasses. Actually the brain is tricked to believe the sun is not really strong. So the body does not release extra melanin to tan the skin. This is the reason why so many people face horrific burns when they just stay even for short periods n the sun. Supplementation with vitamin D tablets is very helpful. I still recommend to get some extra sunlight. There is one effect of which i did not find many studies. Sunlight when entering our eyes has an effect. If you have heard of sun gazing and probably tried it you know what Iím writing about. For those who havenít, please look it up on Google. Once you get used to exposing your eyes to direct sunlight. You will feel a strong energy buildup. Very important is if you're not totally relaxed it won't work. There are people who claim they havenít eaten for month or years. I havenít tried that but I know whenever I sun gaze the appetite s quite reduced. I then also have little appetite for meat or any heavy food.
A big motivation for me to look deeper into this is that my father was always in the sun. As a German with white skin he would still spend many hours in the sun without getting any problems. He barely ever went to see a doctor and at age 73 he had 0 bone problems. He was even joking that the younger guys at his workplace are all too weak. In fact he carried more weight than his colleagues.
His He also only had grey hair in winter. In summer all, the grey hair was gone. For people who spend most of their working time indoors its very difficult to get adequate
Amounts of sunshine. So I would personally recommend to spend at least 10min during lunch break outside. No matter there is sunshine or not.
On the bottom of this page, I have some resources from experts who can explain it probably a lot better than I do. But for the meantime its my personal introduction towards a better perspective of sunshine and its many uses.

Always remember. Itís free.

Vitamin D - A D-lightful story for good health. Dr Michael F. Holick
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE0W8hot6mY




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Sunshine is happyness

2015-11-09 3:08:13


Yo. Back to writing and back to my blog. This year's summer and fall season was an interesting time.
For me its all about the happiness. Happ...>>>read & comment<<<



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The Holy Pen

2015-07-31 11:15:45

Allright, today I must say thanks, to this tool, which I use for almost half of my life.
The tool, which helped me to draw my best designs. The tool, which I used for some of my best artwork. Iím speaking about my holy pen. Actually the holy pen is the holy pen No.2. No 1 went missing some long time ago. No. 2 has been roughly around since my last 3 grades in school. It was the pen I used when I was too tired to keep my eyes open during classes. The same pen I used to draw my teachers with an ugly face, so they thought I was performing some voodoo on them. The same pen which I used when I drew a logo for LL Cool Jís "Camp Cool J" charity organization. The same pen I used to participate in numerous drawing competitions, the pen I used for some of the drawings, which were hanging on the walls of the school I attended. The same pen I used to draw the original Black Bomb T-shirt logo. The same pen I used for Buzz-Tís first mix tape cover. There was a time when I was so poor I was very far from being able to buy a computer. I welt to my friend Boris, who always helped me to scan my drawings. My only tools were my "Holy Pen" and a pack of markers. There were times when y markers dried out and I only had a ball pen available. There were really times I just had 3 Deutschmarks in my pockets and thatís all I had. It was both. A disadvantage and a huge advantage at the same time. Because I learned to start from the bottom. I learned to create something from nothing. I learned to work with the bare minimum. This way I was not able to entertain all the talents I have. I had to make a pick and excel in the only one that I had the means for to entertain it. Now that I have many more tool and many more opportunities I often think I'm missing this raw approach. Sometimes I wish I could go back to the basics. On the other hand the times have changed. Things are moving so much faster so it became much harder to compete. Computers have replaced almost the entire range of analog tools. What is left is the hobby. In a professional business those tools are long outdated. I'm very lucky that I was able from the very beginning to turn my hobby into my job and my profession. If I never took a pen into my hands, and I didn't use it to draw the things I couldn't afford, the abilities that I didn't have. I would probably not be doing what I'm doing. It started always with drawing the future. Often my very own future. Now 20 years later I still have my pen with me. I didn't use it probably for the 8 years I'm in China. And I did not draw anything until this year since my father's passing. The last thing I did was drawing his face for the very first time. Once I saw the result I knew I should have been doing this much earlier. Sometimes we focus on the distant rather than on the close. I think it would be a good idea, drawing my brother as one of my next projects. If I remember all the flyers I drew with this pen. I probably should ask the German financial authority in Elmshorn, Germany. They once really shocked me with how detailed their record about me was. They had every flyer, every newspaper article. They knew all my connections. Up to that time I never expected anybody to take my work that serious. On one hand I felt like I was spied upon, on the other I felt flattered. It just changed when I was accused of various crimes I never committed. But that's a whole different story. Like I said before now it is 20 years later. I'm now getting started with new drawings. Part for the black Bomb clothing, another part will be just various caricatures, and if I find time. Video games and cartoons.
So stay tuned. There is still so much more stuff I want to give to the world.


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2015-07-31 11:15:45

Allright, today I must say thanks, to this tool, which I use for almost half of my life.
The tool, which helped me to draw my best designs. The tool...>>>read & comment<<<



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Why Rap music is the most successful mus

2014-12-27 7:46:22



Coming from the 80s and partying hard in the 90ís I can easily say Iíve seen it all.
Rap went from a local New York phenomenon to the most dominant youth culture phenomenon on the planet. I am still a fan to this day, but being a fan also makes me a critic I wonít follow blindly without looking here at blunt truth. I am not writing about Hip-Hop culture at all. In my opinion Rap and Hip-Hop went separate ways a long time ago. What we are seeing in the media is rap music only. The other elements DJing, Graffity and Breakdance are almost living their own lives as their own entities.

So the most important thing first. How come Rap music just went past Rock-N-Roll. A music genre which seemed to be almost unbeatable for many decades. I think the picture of this article answers all the questions. Curt Cobain or almost any other rock musician would not wear a Nike hat and talk about their favorite drink, car, sports shoes in their music videos. Show off the latest acquisitions of luxury. Praise everything from sports shoes to TV sets, purses for men or whatever rhymes with any brand name. There is simply no genre of music that creates space for product placement as rap music does. A song like ďPass the CourvoisierĒ catapulted an almost unpronounceable drink to the top in demand status for clubs all around the world. Just a while, after expensive champagne brands became boring. Rap enables entire generations of young people change their habits and consumer behavior. Their entire values. It makes them ready to kill for the latest consumer gadget. Giving the consumer a get rich or die trying attitude. ďNo matter what crime I need to do, I must have that BMWĒ.
Mean while most rock music has been targeted towards young rebels with a strong anti capitalist view on the world, rap started as the voice of the poor that demanded for the masses to take notice of them. It took 1 decade to reach mainstream America. The first success came with crossover appeal when Blondie had a rap part in their song and product placement when the likes of Run DMC took the stage. Otherwise, it would have stayed a short term phenomenon after ďRapperís DelightĒ and ďThe MessageĒ got a lot of attention. The long-term success came with Def Jam. Here you would find corporate sponsoring entering the sport of rhyming. If they did it any different they would have never been able to make it to that top that quickly. For any successful label after Def Jam, they just copied the formula. The great advantage was, even the local kids saying rhymes would talk about their favorite brands and whatever other products of their dreams would come to mind. What is more important, the more money they made the more visible they would show these things. A rock star would also own a Porsche, but they would never brag about it. It would drive away their fans. For a rapper the situation is different. You have a person who under any other circumstances would never be able to earn this money in a lifetime. In this case, the fans would feel happy for the person to leave the rough upbringing behind in pursuit of something better. The fans need a reason to feel that whatever the artist does is morally right. Even if the rapper later looses it all because he is too stupid handling his money, the crowd will still have mercy with the person. But a rocker who comes from a highly educated background, mostly even from an upper class upbringing, the sakes are a bit higher. They would feel betrayed if the intellectual rocker would trade his music for material things or accumulate wealth in an obsessive manner. A rock star dressing in Gucci from head to toe would loose all credibility. If a rapper does the same, the fans will feel as if they helped this poor guy to turn his life around. On the other hand the Hip-Hop fan still wants the rapper to entertain him for his value, and quickly looses interest when the musician becomes too normal. In addition, support is fading, when the musician later appears too intelligent and does not stick to the role the fans expect him to play. The fans are always looking for that certain ďRaphael De la GhettoĒ. The uneducated rapper would of course, as expected spend all his newly achieved wealth on drugs and luxury goods, because he is supposed to be uneducated. Intelligent business people saw this early and paced their products within these people. This is why they did not see any more interest in rock music. There the music would be the only product. Their lifestyle would be hard to sell to a mainstream market, Since the mid 80s rappers have advertised almost everything. From fast food chains, to sports utilities, fragrances, local car dealerships to the neighborhood drug supplier. There is no product on the planet, which does not rhyme with anything a rapper says. There isn't a neighborhood, where you can't ask the local junkie to kick some rhymes in a format that advertises products as long as he feels the opportunity to get some money for himself. This is why the money keeps staying in rap until there is a more easy to advertise music culture appearing out of nothing.


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Coming from the 80s and partying hard in the 90ís I can easily say Iíve seen it all.
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Good vs. Bad

2014-08-10 12:22:20


The greatest thing is always if people are talking about what good means and what on the other hand is really bad. We are talking as if these are universal constants, that cannot be disputed. Especially Christians will use their 10 commandments and expect everybody else to see them as a universal guideline to follow. With this piece I would like to contest these two. Good and bad. I would rather make a claim these two are not existing as a universal truth. It just depends on the point of view.

You have a man who is a slaughter. He does care for his family. Is a loving husband to his wife and he also does a lot of community work and letís say he is donating a lot of money to charities which give aid to the poor and needy.
Now most people would say he is a good man. Most peopleís subjective analysis would be, this man is good, because he does not do any harm to them or any of their friends, he is easy to handle and he probably does not stay in competition with anyone, as long as the people are in a different professional field. This is a subjective perception. Letís do the objective view.
This man is on the first sight a good person, but what is his job again. A slaughter? His job means to kill innocent animals every day. From the view of an animal rights activist this person appears more likely as if the devil came alive. Here we changed the viewpoint by focusing on his job. Now the person starts looking quite predatorily. This man waits for the farmer to bring their cows, pigs or whatever other farm animals over and he will go on and just kill them one by one. Kill as many per day as possible, so he can probably pay off his house quicker. Needs probably some more money to send his children to school. While somebody who does an office job could do the same without having blood on his hands.
So should we all pursue a clean job career? Maybe there is also dirt on the office workers fingers. Maybe his job is selling people loans, which his company knows the customers surely cannot pay back anytime soon. In most cases he might not be aware of his companies dealings, or maybe he does, which many would say would make him an associate who knows he is involved into something bad.
A drug dealer, who does the job to keep himself afloat, during the time of a job misery. Or maybe a drug dealer who sell drugs so he can buy fancy cars and have sex with prostitutes. Who would we individually judge as the better one. I guess the first one. He seems to still have more noble reasons for doing this job. But maybe looking from a closer angle we see the first guy is more of a ruthless dealer. Selling to weak people in the own neighborhood. Trying to introduce teenagers to harder drugs, in order to maximize his own profits. Give people the first shot for free, to gain new customers. With an attitude, as if he needs to kill for his own survival. He is clearly valuing his own life over the life of his victims. Meanwhile the other dealer is living the high society live. People buy from him, because they feel the drugs he offers are more pure. Also his customers might be rather people who would buy the product anyway, so he does not need to seduce them to do anything they donít want. He spends a lot of money and enjoys life to attract others so he can socialize with certain circles who are premium customers.
As you see me writing, it always depends on the viewing angle.
Nobody wakes up in the morning thinking today I will do bad. I will terrorize the world. We have been learning this kind of behavior from television, because there it had to be clear from the beginning the opponent of the hero must be purely evil. In reality, everybody in their own sense does who he or she thinks is a good way to master their own life. The active people cause more impact than the passive ones. A fat single mother living on welfare, might rather be counted as a good person. It is because the impact on the world she has is little. In addition, we rather perceive the rich big boss of a company employing thousands of people as a bad person, because his management style is strict and he might have a bad temper, resulting in rather rude behavior. Please bear in mind he is much more active than the person who stays at home all day. Intentionally we reward the person without many opportunities to break out from the cycle of daily life by saying he or she is good. At the same time, the extravagant person appears as non-trustworthy. Surely, his lifestyle is so much different from the person doing a 9-5 job or equal. Although none of those people see themselves as the bad person. Nobody wants to do badly. Just the amounts of compromises you are forced to make in life, do make a difference. Add in your own personal standards. A person like Hitler was not evil. He thought what he did was the best in all German peopleís n interest. He acted upon his own beliefs. His problem was just that he was not able to exercise self-critical thinking. His early success made him immune to any criticism. He also believed he did his absolute best for his preferred people, the Aryan race. He believed in them as the chosen people who he must lead, and fight of their enemies. He did not do anything different than let 's say a communist or another religions leader. The execution of his plans was just more brutal.

Like in anything in this universe, there is no 100% or 0%. There is always something. This is why I do not believe into good or bad. I think there is subjectively favorable and unfavorable. Same goes for objectively (socially) acceptable and not acceptable. There are thousands of viewpoints. There is always at least one angle, from which you can show anything positive also in a negative way. At the same time, you can show anything negative in a positive way. Itís a matter of the angle from where you see the mixture ratio. Like inside a test tube when mixing 2 substances as showing in the illustration.


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