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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

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

MTV: Why Did Oscar Say "NAWT YOU!" To Wahlberg?


My favorite movie of 2010, "The Figther," has racked up nominations and awards this season in best picture, supporting actor / actress and ensemble categories. And yet there's been relatively nothing for Mark Wahlberg - producer, star... You know, THE FIGHTER. To read my analysis for MTV News, CLICK HERE.

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