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Shawn Carter

Shawn Carter is Jeff’s younger brother. Together they spent their childhoods watching schlocky movies on HBO, reading schlocky comic books, and playing schlocky video games. These days Shawn still enjoys schlocky geek culture entertainment, but also has an appreciation for the classic westerns of John Ford and Sergio Leone, as well as the masterworks of Stanley Kubrick and Alfred Hitchcock.10 Articles


Janra Roberts

Husband, Blue Lantern of Sector 2814, holder of the coveted third degree black belt in Troll-fu (with bitchin’ flames painted on the side to make it go faster), Janra has long searched for the end to his insatiable appetite for cartoons, movies, and comic books. Alas, the only way to curb his hunger is to complain about them on the internet. If you can’t get enough of him, you can listen to his radio program, Press Start to Continue (www.facebook.com/starttocontinue), where he plays video game theme remixes.8 Articles


Anna Papachristos

Anna grew up surrounded by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. She knew the entire Sailor Moon theme song by heart, and would sell her duplicate Pokémon cards to her classmates for 25 cents each. But no matter how small this 4’11” lady may be, she has never come up short on her love for reading and writing. By day, Anna works as a staff writer for 1to1 Media. By night, she ventures into the unknown world of books, movies, and her own imagination. Join Anna as she takes some time to Stop & Smell the Roses and follow her on Twitter.7 Articles


Sammy Lucario

Sammy Lucario is a fan of genre cinema. When he’s not watching movies, he’s either turning his kids into film nerds or utilizing his Juris Doctorate to his advantage.7 Articles


Christopher Ely

Chris Ely liked Wolverine before you did, mostly because he is old. He prefers his Super-Heroes with their trunks on the outside and married! He himself is married and wears his trunks on the outside. Chris lives in sunny Connecticut with his wife and Daughter. When not writing, reading, working or viewing the small magic box; Chris likes commenting on weather extremes with people he does not know in his community.6 Articles


Justin Macumber

Justin Macumber is the author of HAYWIRE and A MINOR MAGIC, both of which are available now in print, ebook, and audiobook format from all fine retailers. He is also the creator and cohost of The Dead Robots’ Society, a podcast made for writers by writers, as well as a cohost on The Hollywood Outsider, a television and movie news and reviews podcast.6 Articles


Joey DiCarlo

Joey is a lifelong nerd,wannabe jedi knight, comic book fanatic and surprisingly, married father of two. Currently he is admin on the GLA Facebook page and working as a creative consultant/writer for the forthcoming internet show “Local Comic Shop,”5 Articles


Dina Dessner

In between gigs as a radio DJ, Dina plays house in Valhalla, NY, organizes events for the Westchester Geeks, and polishes her collection of Wizard of Oz memorabilia. She is a proud parent of 2 Nerdlings & 2 LOLCats, and her husband thinks she’s pretty awesome. Notable achievements include Gopher in Lego Star Wars, and Shredder in Guitar Hero 3. Favorite TV shows: Walking Dead, Doctor Who, Will & Grace.5 Articles


Jerrold Reber

By day Jerrold occupies a cubicle, consumes enough coffee to enter a new dimension of existence, and daydreams what it’d be like to have a crime fighting talking car. But when he leaves work, Jerrold operates under the guise of an stark-raving mad geek. He’s a movie aficionado, binge-watches Netflix and other movie outlets, and is a total TV junkie. His addiction has led to an unhealthy and rabid obsession of various geek pantheons – Star Trek, Star Wars, both DC *AND* Marvel, cult ’80s and ’90s television, Supernatural, The X-Files, Doctor Who, and, and…holy overload. Aside from wishing he lived in a blue police box, Jerrold also enjoys the best of craft beers and being tortured by Philly professional sports. (And no, he isn’t a scruffy-looking nerf herder, he swears.)3 Articles


Brock Heasley

Brock Heasley is a husband, father of three girls, writer and consumer of breakfast for dinner. To save the world, he created and writes the webcomic, The SuperFogeys. Has the world ended yet? No? Then it’s working.3 Articles