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Ryan 'RJO' Stewart

Ryan "R.J.O." Stewart is a young freelance writer, data entry clerk, member of champion trivia team, pop culture gadfly, bar patron, armchair general manager, listmaker and aspiring voiceover actor based out of Boston, Massachusetts. That pretty much sums it up. Ryan adopted his nickname based on his full slate of given initials in homage to Carl "A. C." Newman of the New Pornographers. He's not that big a fan of the band, but The Slow Wonder was top-notch. He's also amazed he's gone this long without inserting a movie quote or other similar reference.

contributions

Album of the Year (so far)? 06.01.2005
The Prognostications of our Boy Genius. 05.23.2005
That's Entertainment 05.19.2005
Your Weekly Guide To The Future 05.06.2005
You Probably Should Bring a Towel, Actually. 04.28.2005
Your Weekly Guide To The Future 04.27.2005
Sin City: Not to be Confused with "SimCity" 04.01.2005
Is Beck Still Where It's At? 03.30.2005
Did the Yanks go and f-Up Another UK Sitcom? 03.25.2005

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