Ryan J. Downey

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Band Manager/Content Creator
Location Southern California, California, United States
Introduction I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool
Favorite Movies A Nightmare On Elm Street, American History X, Back to the Future, Better Off Dead, Black Sheep, Clerks, Clueless, The Crow, Daredevil, Dial 'M' for Murder, Fletch, The Frighteners, Good Will Hunting, Grandma's Boy, Mallrats, Office Space, Pulp Fiction, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Rapid Fire, Star Wars I - VI, Super Troopers, Tommy Boy, X-Men, X2: X-Men United, too many to list here...
Favorite Music They only allow 600 characters here...
Favorite Books Everybody Loves You When You're Dead (Neil Strauss); Falling Into Grace (Jay Bakker); Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live; Love Wins (Rob Bell); Rework (Jason Fried & David Heinmeier Hansson); Son of a Preacher Man (Jay Bakker) and The Bible. Tons more.