Javier Reyes

Javier Reyes is a freelance writer hailing from the mythical land known as New Jersey and is a fan of all things pop culture, sports, and especially video games. Aside from his work at Inverse, he's been a writer of words at places like Nerdist, Mental Floss, Bloody Disgusting, and Just Baseball, and is a speaker of words on the Locked On Padres podcast. He's so prolific, in fact, that he also has a master's degree in Appreciation of the 1997 Grand Masterpiece Face/Off. If you want to hear his thoughts on the latest in gaming, how his One Piece binge is going, or his passion for the San Diego Padres, check him out on Twitter @Javiipeno. He tends to joke around sometimes.


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