Meet The FinalBoss Team

Two Honest Guys was established in 2016, when founders Ryan and James came up with with a groundbreaking and innovative format: an online portal for all things gaming, TV, movies and tech. As it turns out, that had already been done, but they decided to go ahead with it anyway. But in 2018 James became bored with the name THG, whined for weeks and months end on end and now the THG team are reborn and have evolved into our ultimate form FinalBoss, but we’re still honest.. Honest! Here at FinalBoss you’ll find features, commentaries and unique stylings from the FinalBoss crew. While they may have very little knowledge or experience, by god do they have a lot of opinions. Since Final Boss was born, more than a few people have joined the bosses in creating content for the website making it what it is today.

How to get in touch with the guys: For guest posting enquires please use the dedicated form provided on our guest posting page.

Ryan Lipton

Founder/Manager

 Qualifications: BA in Creative Digital Media, Masters in Business Administration & CMI Level 7.
  Current Career: Website Manager.
FinalBoss io specialism: Gaming and Tech.

Ryan

Ryan is your FinalBoss tech guru by default, mainly because neither of the other bosses know anything about technology. He’s got a passion for the latest gadgets, consoles and tech releases and the credit card debt to back it up. Watch out for his in-depth looks at the biggest releases in the tech world. Technology isn’t all you’ll get out of Ryan, though. On the rare occasion, he’ll dip his toe into the world of video games to bring you reviews and insights into some of the latest titles. You’ll also find him streaming games on Mixer and uploading play-throughs to YouTube. This isn’t to say Ryan is particularly good at video games. There once was a time long ago, before the times of MLG that this FinalBoss founder used to play hard-core gaming sessions, leading a team that rose through the ranks of the GameBattles EU circuit. Now he just bumbles around trying not to get smashed by 11-year olds with reflexes far beyond his own. Still, it’s funny to watch.

James Speyer

Couch-Potato

Qualifications: BA in Creative Writing.
Current Career: Copywriter and
Content Marketer.
FinalBoss io specialism: TV,
Movies and Theories.

James

James is FinalBoss’s TV nut, movie addict and theorist crackpot. He’ll be bringing you features, insights, and incoherent ramblings on all your favourite and least favourite shows and movies. When he isn’t waffling on about Game of Thrones, Westworld, or anything else made by HBO, you might spot James posting articles about video games. An unashamed gaming failure, his input might not be valuable, but it definitely is comical. It isn’t just in the digital world that James’ struggles, though. A rarely-sighted technophobic millennial, if you asked him to explain Dolby Atmos, he’d tell you all about the house-elf from Harry Potter. When James isn’t working on FinalBoss, he’s usually writing for his fantasy fiction website, The Azrian Portal.

James Speyer

Couch-Potato

Qualifications: BA in Creative Writing.
Current Career: Copywriter and
Content Marketer.
FinalBoss io specialism: TV,
Movies and Theories.

Jon Holmes

Young Spielberg

 Qualifications: Questionable.
  Current Career: Short-Film Director.
FinalBoss io specialism: Interviews, Film and TV.

Jon Holmes

Sherlock’s great-grandson twice removed, is a FinalBoss contributor turned official boss. Jon’s passion lies in his love of the indie-film industry, which means you’ll often catch him interviewing film actors and directors, attempting to steal some of their star power. FinalBoss’ biggest and only rising star, Jon’s debut short, Dogs Chasing Cars, for which he is director, actor and writer, is to be featured in film festivals around the world. When he’s not interviewing Hollywood’s success stories, YouTube sensations or other big-names in media, Jon finds himself taking a deep-dives into TV & film; whether his articles are about mainstream icons or undiscovered indie gold, you can be sure you’ll find some unique insight into whatever themes he is exploring.

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