- Eric Grissom
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name = Eric Grissom
birthname = Eric Grissom
birthdate = birth date and age|1974|11|26
Red Bank, New Jersey, United States
occupation = Viral Video Producer, Internet Entrepreneur
Eric Grissom is a viral video producer and internet entrepeneuer.
Grissom owned the now defunct Red Devil Games. Red Devil Games was a video game store in central Red Bank that offered both new and used titles. Ownership of the store brought him notoriety in video game retail circles (are there video game retail circles?) that lead to [http://next-gen.biz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=836&Itemid=2 online publications] dealing with the industry. After the closing of the store in 2005, Eric reintroduced [http://reddevilgames.com/ Red Devil Games] as on online destination for video game news.
Grissom is a writer, director, and founding member of the sketch comedy group, [http://www.newgoldenboys.com/ The New Golden Boys] . Videos were created for Red Octane, Virgin Mobile's
Chrismahanukwanzakah[ [http://www.spike.com/video/2683980 Virgin Mobile Video] ] campaign, and MTVNetworks for the G-Hole Video Game Show and The Stew.
Grissom is an award winning writer, finishing in second place with Boy Eats Fried Rat, Pictures [ [http://weirdtales.net/wordpress/2008/08/18/spam-fiction-boy-eats-fried-rat-pictures/ Boy Eats Fried Rat] ] in 2008 Weird Tales Spam Writing Contest [ [http://weirdtales.net/wordpress/2008/07/26/weird-tales-writing-contest/ Weird Tales Spam Writing Contest] ] .
Grissom is not unfamiliar to controversy, in 2007 South Park, on their popular Cartoon Series, parodied [ [http://www.southparkstudios.com/guide/1113/ Guitar Queer-o - Episode Guide - South Park Studios ] ] one of the "videos" that Eric had produced, " [http://www.newgoldenboys.com/?q=node/37 The Guitar Hero Kid: Wayward Son] ". This caused seemingly no uproar across the
blogospherewhatsoever. Although even in the face of such a grave situation, Eric was able to be compassionate and fair:
"yes it's probably a coincidence"Eric Grissom, 11/08/2007
Amongst Eric's notable charitable contributions, was his participation in the "Mustaches for Kids" pre-Holiday challenge [ [http://www.m4kny.org/profile.cfm?id=106 Mustaches For Kids : New York ] ] , which was documented in the [http://mustache.wheresmyrobots.com/ Mustache Chronicles] .
Mediagraphy (By Category)
* [http://wheresmyrobots.com/ official website for Wheres My Robots Productions]
* [http://newgoldenboys.com/ collection of videos from New Golden Boys]
* [http://www.awfulcommercials.com/archives/2005/02/14/awful-like-a-fox/ Red Devil Games' television commercials]
* [http://www.next-gen.biz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=836&Itemid=2 local press]
* [http://www.youtube.com/user/newgoldenboys New Golden Boys YouTube Page]
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