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 their 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 FinalBoss 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 in Strategic Leadership Level 7.
  Current Career: Website Manager.
FinalBoss 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

Co-Founder/Editor In chief

Qualifications: BA in Creative Writing.
Current Career: Copywriter and
Content Marketer.
FinalBoss 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

Co-Founder/Editor In chief

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

Shaun Dearling

Senior Editor/Copywriter

Qualifications: GCSEs, A levels, Editing
Current Career: Essential retail manager
FinalBoss Specialism: TV & Movies

Shaun

Shaun – known to his friends as Shaun-Dawg, Shauno, or Shaun Da Paul – is the journeyman of FinalBoss. Dabbling in everything from editing and writing to social media management and website tweaks, Shaun is an absolute workhorse. Suspected of plotting a mutiny against the FinalBoss founders, Shaun was absolved of all crimes after claiming he was just trying to get the pair to do some damn work. While suspicions still linger, Shaun remains one of FinalBoss’ greatest assets and will continue to prop up the website for the foreseeable future. Dangerously addicted to film, look out for his commentaries on everything from Star Wars to the MCU and, if he can sneak it past us, some articles relating to sport, his true love.

Scott Jones

Social Manager/Copywriter

Qualifications: Questionable
Current Career: Dodgy mechanic
FinalBoss Specialism: Gaming

Scott

Scott Anthony of house Wales, first to be headshot, king of the memes and of the viral news, buyer of Assassins Creed ultimate editions, father of GeekEntertainment, breaker of Ryan’s balls. Scott joined FinalBoss with one simple goal: a goal to be savagely harassed by Ryan at every opportunity. While on his journey, Scott settled himself in managing the FinalBoss Facebook page, and spends most of his time posting memes and managing giveaways. A true gamer at heart, Scott has founded two other ventures in the entertainment world, GeekEntertainment and DVS Gaming.

Scott Jones

Social Manager/Copywriter

Qualifications: Questionable
Current Career: Dodgy mechanic
FinalBoss Specialism: Gaming

Jon Holmes

Copywriter

 Qualifications: Questionable.
  Current Career: Short-Film Director.
FinalBoss 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.

Recent Articles

Why Are The Ant-Man Films So Underrated?

*Warning, this article includes spoilers* Although the title of the best series of films surrounding the same central characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)...

Will the NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3090 Launch Be Smoother Than The 3080?

NVIDIA’s newest and biggest GPU, the GEFORCE RTX 3090, launches on September 24th. Boasting TITAN class performance and powered by Ampere, the GPU comes...

The Mandalorian Season 2 Preview

The Mandalorian season 2 will stream on Disney+ from October 30. In our preview, we’ll have a reminder of what happened in season 1,...

In the Quest to Conquer AR & VR, Here’s Everything Facebook Announced at Connect 7

Facebook is betting big on Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). We’ve known that for a while, and the company reiterated that at...

From the iPad Air to Apple One, Here’s Everything Apple Announced at it’s ‘Time Flies’ Event

Apple’s September event didn’t feature the iPhone 12, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t packed. The hour-long video showed off Apple’s new Series 6...

Best AirPod Alternatives if Apple AirPods Aren’t Your Style

Apple’s AirPods are cool. With hands-free “Hey Siri”, easy set up and integration with the Apple ecosystem, it’s not hard to see why they...