The Blog of Eric M. Ruiz

Exploring the differences that make us the same.

DSK Roundtable 3

Our most intense roundtable yet. Sean’s dad joins Facebook, we recap RUSH and Eddie breaks down the future of Social Media (he thinks). Join us for another hilarious, offensive and smart roundtable.

I Want You To Have My Books: La Roja

    “My best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I haven’t read.” ― Abraham Lincoln I want to be your BFF, at least in the knowledge category. I love books and I want to share with you the ones that bettered my life in some way over the past few years. So check out the video, tell me why you want the book in the comments below and I’ll send it to you. Easy.. Read More

DSK Roundtable 2

The nonsense continues. Sean breaks up a fight in his parking lot, Eddie thinks an Assyrian should have presented the iPhone 5c and we all ask “WTF was Justin Bieber doing at the Mayweather fight?” That and (not) much more in this week’s DSK Roundtable.

DSK Roundtable 1

Eddie describes why playing fantasy football for free is like a Vegas buffet, Sean thinks he figured out how to solve the Syria Crisis and I cannot figure out how to work my headset. Join us for 15 minutes of culture and shit.

Where In The World is Eric M. Ruiz?

These past few months have been filled with a hectic travel schedule. And in the forthcoming weeks, I’ll make my way to Israel, France, The Netherlands and most likely Brazil. While physically I have and will be all around the globe, mentally I’ve been on a voyage as well. No, I haven’t lost my marbles or shaven my head (again) in a quarter life crisis. Rather I have found that the constant traveling.. Read More

Throwback Thursday, Hip-Hop Edition

I’ve been on the road a lot lately. And travel is only going to increase with extended stops in both Israel and NYC. So it should come as no surprise that recently, I’ve been losing track of what time and day it is. Luckily, you fine social social media hounds remind me that today, is Thursday. God bless you #tbt. So, in honor of everyone’s favorite retro day, I’ve compiled a small list.. Read More

A Conversation With DJ Harrison: Hard Work, Beats and Piano Keys

“I grew up in a rough part of the city man. And my mom, she really wanted to keep me out of trouble. And music was her way of keeping me in line. So from an early age I had access to instruments and records. And that was really what set up my love for music.” I had been speaking with Devonne Harris, better known as DJ Harrison for a little over 45.. Read More