UnderScoopFire Staff Writers & Contributors

Chief Blogger & Editor

Howie Decker (@HowardtheDeck) is the chief blogger and editor of UnderScoopFire. He likes fantasy baseball & taco night, and has also written for Pajiba, Topless Robot, What Culture, and Pop Culture Zoo and is a managing editor of Cool & Collected – The Magazine for Pop Culture Collectors.

SEE ALL posts by Howie Decker on UnderScoopFire, or click here for a full writer portfolio.


Jason Gross (@SockOfFleagulls) is the creator of Rediscover the 80s and loves to subject his two sons to cartoons, TV, movies, and music from the decade. Currently promoting a M.A.S.K. live-action movie script (co-writer), he enjoys freelance writing about 80s music & pop culture.

SEE ALL posts by Jason Gross


Brian Morin (@bmorin54) is a fan of anything 80s. He hosted an 80s themed radio show while in college which justified his library of over 250 eighties CDs, and currently co-hosts The Walking Dads, a Walking Dead-themed podcast.


Newton Gimmick (@NewtonGimmick) is a purveyor of pop culture, toy enthusiast and award winning amateur scientist, and runs InfiniteHollywood.com. One of many web writers not afraid to profess his love of 80s cartoons, toys, pseudo sports and Jell-O. What makes Newton unique from the others? He does it all from the comfort of his custom Denver: The Last Dinosaur Snuggie.


Jesse Gumbarge is editor-in-chief at JarvisCity. He’s a fan of old-school horror flicks and starting pointless debates. You can contact him at JesseGumbarge@JarvisCity.com.


Rich Stambolian (@btcrich) can be found in his native habitat of Flushing, Queens. When he’s not in the wild he enjoys a good comic book, a good rasslin’ match, a video game or two, and maybe an ice cold sud.


Jay Malone (@JCorduroy) is the co-host of the PushtoRegenPodcast, a fancast about HeroClix. He also loves the world of GI Joe, and writes a (somewhat) regular column for TheTerrordrome. Jay once lived in a cupboard under the stairs like Harry Potter, has a dog that looks like Stitch, and his 3 year old son is named after the ruler of Latveria – but don’t tell his wife that.


Constance Gibbs (@ConStar24ConStar Studies TV) loves television more than most things and aspires be a TV writer. You can find her in the Hufflepuff basement watching Disney movies and getting lost on the internet well into the night.


Joshua Kaye (@JKaye57) is a recent college grad with a BA in Cinema Studies. A Queens, NY native, Josh hopes to one day rule all of New York, then the United States, then the world. But after he writes an Oscar winning screenplay.


The Podcast

Battle Armor Joe (@SharePointJoe)  has spent 12 years in the technology field but his true desire is to be a LEGO Minifigure.


Mr. Serious (@chapmanrunner) has been selling his whole life, nowadays he happens to get paid for doing it. His long term goal is to retire young and spend his days watching old episodes of Saturday Night Live and tweeting about “the good old days”. He produces and edits the UnderScoopFire podcast.


Tank (@P0LISHPHEN0M) (“the Os are zeroes”) lives in Rochester, NY & manages a movie theater. During his free time he wines & dines on pop culture. Being a child of the 80s, nothing gets him going more than a daily dose of movies from his childhood.


For a sample of what we write and podcast about, check out the Letter from the Editor.


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  • Corey Chapman

    hey that’s me!

  • http://www.missingmarylyn.blogspot.com Marylyn

    Just wondering if you got my message(s) on Facebook with my address, etc., for my PRIZE that I won (via the Mad Cast)!

    • http://underscoopfire.com Howie Decker

      I forwarded your message to the hosts and alerted them to check in on the FB messages. Thanks!