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I am DJ Meph. I develop webs and make love to dance floors behind a set of turntables. Welcome to my website!

About DJ Meph …
DJ Meph
"When I was a little boy, I believed that if you put a tooth under your pillow, a fairy would come in and take away the tooth and leave a dime. Now, I believe in myself more than anything. I suppose in a way that's also believing in God. If there is a God and he made you, then if you believe in yourself you're also believing in Him. So I think everybody should believe in himself. That doesn't mean you've got to believe in heaven and hell and all that stuff. But it does mean that what you do is your religion. I can't express myself in easy conversation; the words just don't come out right. But when i get up on stage; well, that's my whole life. That's my religion. My music is electric, electric church music, if by 'church' you mean religion."

"I am electric religion" – Jimi Hendrix

According to the Legend of Faust, Mephistopheles is the demon next in line to Satan. He is Satan's representation on Earth, the one with whom Faust made his deal. In exchange for eternal youth, Faust sold his soul to Mephistopheles.

The story is rooted in superstition, but may be based on true events. The time period in which the legend comes from was before the Reformation, and it was a time in which the Catholic Church was strictly against many different scientific methods that were contrary to dogma. Faust was said to have practiced astrology, which to this day is still frowned upon by many Christians. Even Galileo was condemned and confined in Rome because he supported the theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This was a time when many scientists and philosophers were persecuted by the church, which brought with it many untruthful impeachments of witchcraft and Satan-worshiping.

Some believe that Mephistopheles was merely Faust's knowledge-hungry, truth-seeking alter ego. Hundreds of books, movies, plays and even sitcom episodes have been based on this legend.

Mephistopheles represents my love and passion for knowledge, science and the truth. He also represents my love for music that is impure, that shakes boundaries and breaks down walls. He represents the side of me that always questions authority, and believes that respect is not deserved, but rather earned. Mephistopheles is not about Satan-worshiping, witchcraft or black magic. It's about my love for humanity, my passion for music and my hope that through community, activism, and art, we will make this world a better place to live.

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TEDxDetroit

I gave a TEDx talk about living in the Motor City without a car.

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Ponystream beta

Ponystream is a way to share a video playlist with friends. Create a playlist of youtube videos and broadcast your channel to friends. Connected users can add videos to the list, but you curate and moderate the playlist. Keep the conversation going with a built-in chat room. Think of it like turntable.fm for youtube videos.

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Detroit Egg

The Detroit Egg is a spicy pickled egg that is wrapped in a mixture of sausage and maple syrup, then dipped in cornbread batter and deep fried. It can be made entirely of products that are grown or made right here in Michigan.

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