Executive Producer/Publisher
Los Angeles, CA
Northridge, CA
Nov 23

I'm the guy who runs this joint. It began in 1995 when it was just a site with links to other comic sites. Then in 1996 I launched a "Kingdom Come" fan site that grew a really cool community. I later combined the links site with the message boards and CBR was officially named.

Prior to dedicating myself to CBR, I worked in Los Angeles radio. I was Phil Hendrie's producer/comedy writer for his first three years in Los Angeles and worked with Dr. Laura Schlessinger, LA afternoon talk show hosts John & Ken and numerous other hosts. My first job in radio was as an intern at KIIS FM, working primarily with Magic Matt Allen and Bruce Vidal.

I live in Toluca Lake, CA with my dog Yeager -- named after Chuck, not the alcohol.

FIRST COMIC: Whitman "Looney Tunes." First Super Hero comics was DC Comics "Green Lantern" #203 and I admit it's because based on the cover I thoughy Mickey Mouse was getting a Green Lantern ring!

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), Wesley Dodds

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CBR TV: Niles Talks Working with Wes Craven, Being Surprised by "The October Faction"

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Steve Niles spoke with CBR TV during WonderCon about his pet turtle, IDW's "October Faction" and bringing "The Disciples" to TV with Craven.

CBR TV: Dinesh Shamdasani on the Advantages of Valiant's Shared Universe

Sun, June 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Valiant Entertainment's CEO & CCO explains how the company's shared universe differs from Marvel & DC's, and how it factors into their film slate.

CBR TV: Oliva & Romano Push "Batman vs. Robin's" Action, Acting to the Next Level

Thu, June 11th, 2015 | Category: Film

Director Jay Oliva and voice director Andrea Romano visited CBR TV during WonderCon to discuss the DC animated movie that pits father against son.

CBR TV: Shaye & Whannell on "Insidious: Chapter 3" Return, Bizarre Auditions

Fri, June 5th, 2015 | Category: Film

Lin Shaye & director Leigh Whannell discuss the latest "Insidious" film, how Shaye's character is back for more and share her craziest audition.

CBR TV: Stevenson Talks Dealing with Success, "Runaways" Pressure

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Lumberjanes" co-creator Noelle Stevenson spoke with CBR TV about her rise following the debut of "Lumberjanes," team dynamics, and BKV's shadow.

CBR TV: "Batman vs. Robin" Filmmakers on "Court of Owls" Inspirations, Character Design

Thu, May 28th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

J.M. DeMatteis, producer James Tucker and character designer Phil Bourassa discuss their film, based loosely on Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo's "Court of Owls" story.

CBR TV: Bendis & Oeming on the Evolution of "Powers" on TV and in Comics

Fri, May 15th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

"Powers" co-creators Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Avon Oeming discuss the new "season" of the comic book and Oeming's desire to redraw the beginning.

CBR TV: "The Flash" Cast Talks Secret Identities, Metahuman Futures & On-Set Pranks

Tue, May 12th, 2015 | Category: TV

Candice Patton, Carlos Valdes and Danielle Panabaker joined CBR TV during WonderCon to discuss superheroic action on The CW's "The Flash."

CBR TV: Dinesh Shamdasani on How Nine-Figure Investment Affects Valiant's Future

Sat, April 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Valiant's CEO and Chief Creative Officer talks the companies recent major financing, and how it'll affect the short and long-term future.

CBR TV: John Ostrander on "Suicide Squad" and Why "Bad Guys are the Most Fun"

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary comic book writer John Ostrander visited CBR TV during WonderCon 2015 to discuss the origin of "Suicide Squad," "The Spectre" and more.

CBR TV: "Agent Carter" EP Breaks the Bank for Skybound's "Manifest Destiny"

Thu, April 9th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books

Veteran TV writer Chris Dingess joined CBR TV at WonderCon to talk about his creator-owned comic series and period-accurate storytelling.

CBR TV: "Batman Vs. Robin" Cast Talks Voice Acting Vs. Fight Grunting

Wed, April 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan & Sean Maher discuss working on the sequel to "Son of Batman" and the challenges of vocally acting out fight scenes.

CBR TV: Robinson Balances Past Mistakes with Meta Fiction in "Airboy"

Tue, April 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer James Robinson talks about the difficult task of examining his life for the intensely personal "Airboy" at WonderCon 2015.

CBR TV: Bruce Campbell on the Sanctity of Zombie Wedding Ceremonies

Sat, March 14th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

"Evil Dead" star and "Last Fan Standing" host Bruce Campbell isn't just an actor, he's also an ordained minister who specializes in weird weddings.

CBR TV: Bruce Campbell Talks Mainstream Horror, the Hero's Journey of "Ash vs Evil Dead"

Fri, March 13th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

Horror icon Bruce Campbell details his return to the "Evil Dead" franchise all these years later and what's in store for Ash Williams on TV.

Bruce Campbell Explains That Comics, Comic-Con Have Gone "Incredibly" Mainstream

Thu, March 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Burn Notice" star wonders why his USA series was at Comic-Con, discusses how conventions have changed and meeting female Ash cosplayers.

CBR TV: Newly Minted Game Show Host Bruce Campbell on Why "Jeopardy" Sucks

Wed, March 11th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

The "Army of Darkness" star discusses how hosting "Last Fan Standing" fits in with his career and why geek fans make the best contestants.

CBR TV: Baker & Parsons Evolve & Expand the DC Universe in "LEGO Batman 3"

Sun, December 28th, 2014 | Category: Video Games

Game director Arthur Parsons and the voice of Batman, Troy Baker, spoke with CBR TV about why the scope of "LEGO Batman 3" goes far "Beyond Gotham."

CBR TV: Davidson, Whitley & Minns Bring Martial Arts, Comedy to "Black Dynamite"

Fri, December 26th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Co-stars Byron Minns, Tommy Davidson & Kym Whitley discuss martial arts training, why they can't record together and what makes "Black Dynamite" work.

CBR TV: Michael Jai White & Carl Jones Try to Top Themselves in "Black Dynamite" S2

Wed, December 24th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Star Michael Jai White and director Carl Jones talk about the different approach to the Adult Swim show's second season and what's next for the satire.

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