– Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, grew up watching classic game shows and sitcoms. Over the years, worked at two movie theaters, three record stores, two book stores and two video stores. Loves movies, television, theater, music and writing about all of the above and anything else that comes to mind.
– Member of the Washington Area Film Critics Association, podcaster, and full-time entertainment consumer based out of Washington DC. Some of his attempts at writing and talking can found at his website (www.nerdpunchesnerd.com).
– Brandon is a native of Baltimore, MD. Graduate of Towson University’s Electronic Media and Film department. A life-long film lover, comic fan, gamer, and just about every other geeky endeavor you can think of., with an almost disturbing obsession with everything Batman related. Brandon has worked in Broadcasting since 2008.
– Kim is an accomplished writer and editor from Indianapolis who loves all things pop culture-related, especially from the 1980s. She often goes to horror conventions and comic cons in the Midwest to meet celebrities and her apartment is literally like walking into a pop culture museum, with records on the walls and an original Nintendo arcade circa 1986, paying tribute to some of her favorite TV sitcoms, movie and music industry icons.
– Michael annoys people, doesn’t sleep nearly as much as he should, doesn’t naps, life-long carnivore, beats dead horses (metaphorically speaking, of course), refuses to drink bottled water …
– Justin is a first-grade teacher by day and a movie reviewer by night. He spends most of his time quoting his favorite movie, Anchorman, and revisiting his favorite show, Power Rangers. He has spent the last 5 years reviewing movies on YouTube and searching nearby Hot Topics to build the perfect Funko Pop collection.
– Jaylen is a journalist, actor, humorist and devoted advocate of the unappreciated superhero Aquaman. Garnering a William Randolph Hearst award for outstanding editorial writing, and the Ida B. Wells award for the best writing for a collegiate newspaper, Christie really enjoys expanding upon a versatile resume. By day, he’s an actor appearing in community theatre productions, and by night, he is a fanatical television junkie with a love of quality programming and fizzy Mountain Dew. He’s also working on a series of comedic novels that will be … EPIC! Stay tuned!
– Mandy is 14 seasons into ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and credits that prime-time medical drama as the only blighted mark upon her two year study abroad session in Sydney Australia. (TV-streaming was not ubiquitous on the internet at the time and getting live episodes of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ on delay because Australia was roughly 6-months behind was devastating, coupled with the fact that it happened during Season 4 – the TV Writer’s strike and after 17 agonizing episodes all they got was one lousy kiss in a house made of candles …) When she is not obsessing over the dramas of Seattle Grace-Mercy Death (as Christina used to call Grey-Sloan Memorial), Mandy is an avid theatre-goer and founding reviewer and editor of TheatreBloom, a publication dedicated to covering live theatre of all varieties in the Baltimore, Washington DC, and surrounding areas. An active runner and overall fitness enthusiast, Mandy also enjoys spending time with her seven cats – Mr. Boy, Ginger, Emily, Oscar, Layla, Garfield, and Percy – and tends to the cactus growing in a special segment of her garden called “Cacti Courtyard.”
– Cisco is a hopeless romantic and award-winning film director from the Baltimore-Metro area. He is happily married to an aspiring career in independent filmmaking and isn’t afraid to admit that he is a fan of the original Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Behind his weathered and scruffy exterior lies a big heart that beats with a passion for all things artsy, fartsy and schweet!