Meet Us

Blog Team

Joe Cardoso

Joe Cardoso

Founder

Joe is the founder of Nuts & Bolts Sports and now this new adventure, Side Spin Media. A lover of movies, gaming and food, this is an exciting opportunity to build SSM and expand his media reach.

Michelle Bir

Michelle Bir

Traveling & Art

Michelle is a traveler, photographer, journalist, sous chef, and digital artist. She has lived in 11 different states and has visited as many countries, which has contributed to her unique perspective on politics, travel, and food.

Rob Botts

Rob Botts

1600 Street

Rob has been an editorial/political cartoonist for the Tolucan Times in Los Angeles, CA for almost 10 years. He is also a SAG/AFTRA actor, writer and director. He loves anything creative!

Rhys Davidson

Rhys Davidson

Turn Up

Rhys is an Australian based musician with a love for all things music. He enjoys a wide variety of genres and artists. He has a particular interest in music history.

Jodi Henry

Jodi Henry

#TheSpin

Jodi's passion is slinging words. Science fiction, fantasy, and horror are her jam. You can find her on just about every social media site but, fair warning, she's 100% Slytherin and 20% likable.

Kenny Hyman

Kenny Hyman

#TheSpin

Kenny is a DMV native. He's an author and Naval Aviator. In February 2018, Kenny released his first novel "Death Before Dishonor" and is currently in preproduction of a Gothic action series.

Lucas Johnson

Lucas Johnson

#TheSpin

Lucas will be writing about television, culture, and intersectionality. So basically everything.

Monte Perez

Monte Perez

1600 Street

Monte has written over 500 sports and political articles over the past 3 years. His podcast The Full Monte Show reaches an international audience. He is one of the leaders on social media in The Resistance.

Garry Pounder

Garry Pounder

Chow Down

Chef Garry is a native of Memphis, TN with over 15 years of culinary experience. He is the Executive Chef at the Cocopah Casino & Resort and previously served as a chef in the U.S. Marines Crops.

Keith Richards

Keith Richards

TV, Movies & 1600 Street

Keith is an IT Professional by day and a sports junkie by night. He enjoys spending time with this family and speaking sports truth on Twitter and Crossing the Line.

Adrian Sosa

Adrian Sosa

Chow Down, The Blerd Perspective

Adrian is a veteran, proud father of four and husband. His mission is to educate the masses and provide digestible content in the area of pop culture, politics, and life from an African American perspective.

Alice V

Alice V

#TheSpin

Alice is a blogger at diyerfy.com. She writes about crafts, preschool activities, home d├ęcor, home improvement, weight loss, family adventures, and Southern California tourism.

M.D. Waters

M.D. Waters

TV

Misty is a USA Today Bestselling author living in MD. Her first role models were Princess Leia, Sarah Conner, and Ellen Ripley. Her first loves were Han Solo, Kyle Reese, and Indiana Jones. All of whom led to her passion for great stories.

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

#TheSpin

Mark started his writing journey covering the Brooklyn Nets for Rant Sports then ventured out on his own to start TLS. He's currently the lead NBA editor for WBLZMedia.

Cloud Runners

Cloud Runners

Mission: To jam out with local, domestic and international artists

Podcast Team

KickBack Kingz

KickBack Kingz

Every week hosts King Phenom, King Sirius Lee, Ms. Brown & Blankman share their opinions on comics, movies, TV & pop culture on The Blerd Perspective.