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Kwinn Pop
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Kwinn Pop

Kwinn Media, Kwinn Pop
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It all started with a spark of an idea between Chrissie Rios, the Founder of Kwinn Media and a conversation had with Pro-Wrestler, AJ Styles when she left the gaming industry and not sure what to do next. Thereafter, the idea and concept to start a geeky pop culture company was presented to Seth Knupp, our Co-founder and Kwinn Media was born.Kwinn officially began in February of 2014 with the parent company Kwinn Media.Since then we have expanded our coverage of nerd and geeky culture to launching the Kwinn Pop Shop which carries the Kwinn Clothing Brand and accessories. The goal at Kwinn is to offer up all the awesome that makes nerd and geek culture go pop!
Chrissie Rios
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Chrissie Rios

Founder/CEO
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A gaming industry veteran for over 13 years. I have worked on many titles including MK and Blitz the League. I am the voice of Mortal Kombat's Frost and have done voice work on numerous games. I was a product manager on the TNA Game which provided me to travel with wrestlers and stay pretty close to the industry. I podcast. I am on instagram...a lot. I have not met a comic con I have not liked. My fave things include, gaming, wrestling, music, dancing in my car, netflix binges and anything Harley Quinn.Pet peeves include litterbugs, fake sport fans, places that serve pepsi products and people who do not rage quit a few times a year on any game and then say I'm never playing or buying this game again, then do...I'm looking at you CoD.
Seth Knupp
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Seth Knupp

Co-Founder
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Hi there, how are ya….. If you read that and then finished it off in your head with an Eagles lyric we are now best friends. I’m Seth, nice to meet you. I’d summarize my life by saying that I attack everything that excites me with great passion. I have an amazingly large collection of Star Wars Legos. I enjoy building 3d puzzles set to the soundtrack from Take Me Home Tonight. Scorpion is my spirit animal! But not a like a scorpion. You know, more like the "get over here!" Scorpion. I’m a much bigger fan of Monster Energy Drink than I should be at this point in my life, but that’s what dedication tastes like these days. I’m currently doing one of the following; working on a competitive Pokémon deck, Grinding for energy in WWE Supercard, watching something on the WWE network, or Playing Call of Duty/Fifa on my XBONE. The likely truth is I’m doing more than one of these things at a time, and my kids are doing them with me. I can talk about anything, and love almost everything.
Hope Hasan
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Hope Hasan

SVP, Art Director
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I am a Chicago native, with a dash of Middle Eastern and South American flair. I recieved my BFA from Columbia College Chicago, and currently work as a graphic designer. I am inspired by street art, fashion, and music. I am a seeker of urban adventures, old diso records, and a good sale. I don't consider myself a foodie, but I won't pass up a designer donut or handcrafted beverage. I dabble in photography and painting, and one day hope to have a gallery of my own. And when I'm not on the clock you can catch me anywhere from window shopping to the dancefloor.
Jalen Rios
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Jalen Rios

Contributer
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Hey, I'm Jalen. I'm an actor on stage, in film, and through voice overs. I'm also a musician, a writer, a comic enthusiast, and an all around character. I'm excited to be apart of Kwinn contributing articles in comics, games, and whatever else comes at me.
Michael Morrow
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Michael Morrow

Contributor
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s a Chicago native. He is currently working on his BFA in acting at The Theatre School at DePaul University. More bio to come!!
Erin Woodman
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Erin Woodman

Gaming Contributor
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"Greetings! I am native-ish to Colorado but my roots stem from Virginia. I grew up playing video games and I love the adventure genre such as Super Mario World (my first game), Spyro and Zelda. Recently I have moved more in to Indie games and Overwatch. I have my Bachelors in Business Management but have been focused in healthcare most of my life. Almost two years ago I started my own YouTube gaming channel and have been constantly connected to gaming ever since. I can't wait to write gaming content for you all!"
Jerry Woodman
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Jerry Woodman

WWE Contributor
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Greetings! I was born and raised in Colorado. I have a Bachelor's in History and English. My fist wrestling memory is watching Hulk Hogan slam Andre the Giant at Wrestlmania III. My love of wrestling has continued on from that day into the present. My favorite wrestler is Mick Foley. When I'm not here, you can find me at the comic or video game shop.
Dan Jackson
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Dan Jackson

Wrestling Contributor
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A metal musician, writer, and longtime wrestling fan. Outside of Kwinn Pop, I also write for The Sludgelord, covering metal music. I love brawling, grappling, and submissions as much as I love flips and flying.
Adam Moskalick
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Adam Moskalick

Graphic Designer
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Greetings, I’m Adam. I am currently a Visual Communication and Design student at Purdue University Northwest. I will be graduating this May with a Bachelor’s Degree in my field. Aside from computer design work, I have a strong love for Star Wars and Lord of the Rings, Cosplay and Collecting. I am also a huge fan of many video games ranging from the Dark Souls series to Overwatch. I am very honored to be a part of the Kwinn Pop team and look forward to putting in some hard work!
Peter Dawson
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Peter Dawson

Contributor, Podcaster
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From when I was a lad growing up in a town where we rolled down hills for fun until today, I've loved media in various forms. Games, be it via video, board or on paper. Movies, be they blockbusters or small independents. Television, be it animated or live-action. Sports, from the non-scripted insanity of soccer/football, to the scripted insanity of professional wrestling. I've attended various conventions and expos. Giant robots are awesome, but if you disagree, fair enough.
James Bullock
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James Bullock

Contributor, Podcaster
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Hey, hey [Krusty the Clown laugh], I’m James; known also across the interwebs by the monikers “fasjab”, “Soulful Lordy”, “Your Resident ROHbot”, and “Great Dragon Slayer of the East Coast” (okay, the last one isn’t true, but a quick Google search will prove my other nicknames as fact). I’m as close to a life-long fan of video games, pro wrestling, music, writing and most entertaining things that can leave you as giddy as kid on the last day of school, and angry enough to bombard social media with statements all in caps. Over the last few years of writing I’ve discovered the various forms of supposedly mind-numbing media actually have some valid life lessons that I hope to let you all experience as well.