Tell Me Something I Don't Know 005: Jesse Schell

This is episode 5 of Boing Boing's newest podcast, Tell Me Something I Don't Know. It's an interview podcast featuring artists, writers, filmmakers, and other creative people discussing their work, ideas, and the reality/business side of how they do what they do.

Jesse Schell is the CEO of Schell Games - a video game and transformational game design company, a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center, and the author of The Art of Game Design. He is a prolific speaker, well-known for his 2010 DICE talk, "Beyond Facebook", which has had over 1 million views online. His resume also includes stints as a juggler, comedian, and Creative Director for Walt Disney Imagineering.

The best way to keep up with Jesse Schell's many activities is through his website. You should probably follow him on Twitter @jesseschell.

Tell Me Something I Don't Know is produced and hosted by three talented cartoonists and illustrators:

Jim Rugg, a Pittsburgh-based comic book artist, graphic designer, zinemaker, and writer best known for Afrodisiac, The Plain Janes, and Street Angel.

Jasen Lex is a designer and illustrator from Pittsburgh. He is currently working on a graphic novel called Washington Unbound. All of his art and comics can be found at

Ed Piskor is the cartoonist who drew the comic, Wizzywig, and draws the Brain Rot/ Hip Hop Family Tree comic strip at this very site, soon to be collected by Fantagraphics Books.

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  1. I look forward to this one. I went to CMU in the mid 90s. I wish there was a “Entertainment Technology Center” there then; my dry technical degree got me a good job but there is not much creativity or fun in it.

  2. til I looked at the draft four $7033, I did not believe …that…my sister realie erning money in their spare time on their laptop.. there uncle had bean doing this 4 less than a year and at present cleard the mortgage on their place and bought a brand new McLaren F1. go to,……….. ZOO80.ℂom

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