Welcome to The Workprint, the home of veteran entertainment industry writers who cover everything from television, movies, games, and pop culture. Our editorial team delivers reviews, news, and features on a daily basis.
With entertainment constantly changing and refining, we aim to breakdown, discuss, and redefine the evolution of what’s to come.

Bilal Mian is The Workprint’s Editor-in-Chief. Born and raised in New Jersey, Bilal has spent majority of his life enthralled by television and movies. When he’s not in front of the TV, you can find him with a book in his hand or off on a run.

A nerd to the core, Jen Stayrook (Co-Editor-in-Chief) spends most nights up late playing Jen Stayrook The Workprintvideo games. When she’s not kicking everyone’s butt in the virtual world, she obsessively over analyzes every book she reads. You can usually find Jen arguing about Game of Thrones theories, watching Xena re-runs, or ranting about the necessary return of Firefly. Once, Jen wrestled the Loch Ness Monster and won. Even though she owns a top hat, Jen’s never been described as “classy.” You can find her on Twitter: @jenstayrook


Nicole C. is the Features Editor for The Workprint. She drinks copious amounts of coffee and tends to read and watch things with a little of the magical or fiction of the science kind to them.

workprint_mattdegrootAfter growing up in small town Iowa, Matt DeGroot (Film Editor) fell in love with movies and has pretty much devoted the rest of his life to watching them, reviewing them, and hopefully making them. He now lives in West Hollywood and spends any time not spent watching movies producing educational media content and playing adult dodgeball.

Matt Perri is one of those literary Ronin you’ve never heard of until he shows up and tells you he’s a literary Ronin. He’s a native Californian, a film buff, old school gamer geek, and a sports/entertainment fan. A lifelong Giants, 49ers and Sharks fan, he also covered the world of pro-wrestling, writing recaps for WWE Monday Night RAW and Total Divas at Scott’s Blog of Doom. You can now follow the guy on Twitter via @PerriTheSmark as well as here at The Workprint and his own blog, “Matt’s Entertainment”.

workprint_writers2Alyssa likes long walks on the beach, Greek food, talking about television, watching a good sunset, and girls who wear glasses. Wait, this isn’t a bio for OKCupid? Alyssa got her start recapping in college when her friends got tired of her constantly talking about TV and suggested she start a blog. The idea was if she wrote about TV she would talk about it less. Well her friends succeeded in one of their goals…she started writing about TV. Twitter: @TVwithAPB

workprint_writers2Christian Angeles is a writer who writes screenplays, scripts, and entertainment articles. You can follow him on Xn_Angeles on Twitter and Instagram or

workprint_writers2Bassam Kaado is a writer based in New York City that dabbles in screenplays, comic books, poetry, and articles covering various aspect of entertainment. In addition, he is an actor, rapper, and director. You can following Bassam @bkaado on Twitter and Instagram.


Josh Speer enjoys all sorts of things, but he grew up reading comic books. Stories of wonder and whimsy delight him, as do underdogs and anti-heroes. While admittedly a fan of many Marvel and DC characters (thwip thwip), of late he reads more independent comics. Big fan of Image, Dark Horse, IDW and lately even some Aftershock. Loves stories that are quirky, weird and which feature stunning artwork. Completely shocked that Marvel Netflix still exists on Disney+. Enjoys talking about comic books without getting lost in the minutiae, and focuses most on character relationships and development.