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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

Friday, February 08, 2008

Hardball


This photo was taken at the first Hardball show in Carmel, Indiana in 1990. I was a sophomore or junior in high school. And yes, that's me holding the bat. That's Matt Reece on bass and our neighbor Rob in the ALL t-shirt and sweet shorts. And Matt is playing a BC Rich Warlock.

1 comment:

Tom Bejgrowicz said...

First to comment, long-time reader...

2 things:
1. Wow, now THAT is a serious(ly sexy) HC tough-guy moment captured for all-time! Toss in the BC Rich, extra large tees and baseball caps and it's like I'm being transported back in time. LUV it!!!

2. Who'd think one day Jessica Alba would wink so sweetly at this dude? You lucky devil, you... that was an awesome moment! I will live vicariously through you for all-time! ;)