Meet Our People

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"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.
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Mae, known on the internet as Maeden, is a cosplayer, writer, editor, photographer, videographer, and whatever else she needs to be. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter as @MaedenArt
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When she's not writing about anime for Funimation, pop culture for Fandom Spotlite, sharing emotional editorials on Renegade Media, or talking about makeup on the YMUB Podcast, she is a single mom to the coolest kid in the world. In Yali's free time she likes to bake, exercise, watch Korean Variety shows, and read cheesy erotica. Yali's goal as a writer is to share her nontraditional and colorful view of the world with readers everywhere.
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Rachel is a pop culture and fandom nerd who loves to create new stories. Outside of Fandom Spotlite you can find her writing books, chatting about anime at Funimation and gushing about all things bookish on her book blog, Life of a Female Bibliophile. When Rachel is not busy writing you can find her jamming out to anime OSTs, making crafts, or indulging in a good cup of coffee, or watching too many K-Dramas. Check out her book at https://amzn.to/3Ioi5SD and you can follow her on Twitter at @bibliophilelyfe and Instagram @lifeofafemalebibliophile.
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Erin is a forever nerd with a passion for writing about pop culture. While she loves many fandoms her favorites are DC, Harry Potter, Disney and Avatar the Last Airbender. When she's not writing articles here, she's also cosplaying, with favorites being Raven, Princess Peach and Black Canary. You can find her on both Twitter and Instagram by the handle Queen E Cosplays.
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Mitch Hallock is the creator/producer of TERRIFICON, CT’s #1 Comic Con and CTGAMERCON. He is cohost of the Power Cosmic podcast with Jerry Ordway, a news correspondent for The IndyCast podcast and TheRaider.net since 2007, cohost of Mitch & Ed’s Excellent Adventure and the “King of the Nerds” on the Chaz & AJ morning radio show since 2010.
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Joseph “Joe” Davis has love for all things in pop culture. From Alignment charts to Zombies, he’s always up to chat about the weird, wonderful world of geekdom. When not indulging his inner nerd, Joe is a husband and has far too many cats, living in a suburb southeast of Houston, where he almost constantly plays video games, board games and tabletop roleplaying games, which he’s done for almost his whole life.
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Born and raised in Yorkshire, England - Scott is very passionate about the Film and TV industry, and enjoys discussing it whenever he can. He is a life-long supporter of the Manchester United soccer team, and attends games regularly during the Premier League season. He is a great lover of travel and has visited many places over the years. In his spare time, he loves attending conventions, playing sports and getting out into nature. Scott's goal is to follow his passion for writing, explore new ways in which he can create content in the entertainment industry, and engage with like-minded people along the way.
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Teresa Navarro is a writer and podcaster. One half Neopets aficionado, one half opinion haver, Teresa always has something to say about anime, movies, music, and video games. You can find them on Twitter at @vicunad or listen to their voice on Author's Note: Don't Like, Don't Listen.
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As a filmmaker, writer, and artist, Ian Klink’s work includes the feature film Anybody’s Blues, his thesis film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands and the short story Aurora’s Pond for The Creeps Magazine. Klink shares his talents as a teacher of Digital Media Design and Film and Video Production in Delaware.
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Matthew Portter is the epitome of a 90's baby, He considers himself a connoisseur in the fine arts of "nerd" culture. Whether it be classics like Gundam Wing and Trigun or the new guard shows like Fire Force and My Hero Academia, his love for anime and superhero lore ABSOLUTELY shaped his development as a creative, performer, and as a human being. When he is not following his fandom he is the Co-host/Co-creator of the EiTHER Podcast(the Elephant in the Room podcast) which you can find on Apple, Spotify, and Anchor.
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Jaz Bielby formerly was the Wizard World Social Media Coordinator and is currently a member of the Vancouver Master Chorale. Her skills at singing and advanced knowledge of musicals are the reason she’s called, “Fandom Spotlight's Musical Expert.” She is looking forward to her upcoming trip to New York to perform at Carnegie Hall with her current choir. A nerd since birth, a few of her favorite fandoms include the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Marvel, The Walking Dead, and True Crime. You can look forward to her future series here where she combines nerdiness and cooking!
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