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Staff & Contributors
Editor / Publisher
Terry Steiden owns Deadblue Media, a marketing, advertising and communications agency in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also a graphic designer and a musician. Terry writes for several political opinion sites and is the Media Liaison for the Convention of States in Kentucky.
In March 2018 Terry became the editor and publisher of MensBestGuide.com with plans in the near future to expand to Lexington and Cincinnati.
Dallas is working on his doctorate in psychology. He spent 6 years in the Navy working with NSA as an intelligence analyst and speaks Arabic and Sudanese.
Dallas grew up in Louisville and even after living in different places in the country found his way back to Louisville to raise his family and finish his education.
He loves bourbon, cigars and a good craft beer and is pretty darn good musician with his own studio. You might talk him into sharing on a good day.
Born and raised in the glorious utopia that is Southern Indiana, Danny Browning tours the U.S. headlining corporate events and comedy clubs.
Danny has shared the stage with some of comedy’s biggest names, including Louis C.K., Jim Norton, and Carlos Mencia. His debut comedy album, “Happy Go Lucky” is currently available on iTunes.
Jonathan is a Louisville area transplant with a passion for wine, spirits, and beer. A Certified Sommelier, he’s been in the distribution business for over 4 years, and has become a bit of a booze geek, enamored with the art, history, and science of the intoxicating liquor we know and love.
Currently a Louisville area sales rep, he plans to continue his studies and expand his knowledge in preparation for the Advanced Sommlier exam, Certfied Specialist of Spirits, and Bourbon Steward program.
“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin
Chief Entertaining Officer, Brown-Forman Corporation
Tim Laird is an authority on wines and spirits with more than 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Author of two entertaining books and has made hundreds of appearances on TV and radio. Tim hosts two regional cooking TV shows working with celebrity chefs.
Tom is a 12+ year Louisville resident moving here from a stint in Seattle. A former software evangelist, he started his own business after obtaining his patents and now considers himself the smallest manufacter in the commonwealth producing cedar spills (thin engraved strips of wood used to light cigars and pipes) available on 5 continents, at tobacco shops and restaurants across the U.S.
A food fanatic, but not a true “foodie”, Tom enjoys eating just about anything and everything at least once and finds Louisville to be a great town for life long residents, transplants and visitors alike if you are willing to search out and try the best the Ville has to offer.
Kevin Gibson is a Louisville-based writer and author who writes about everything from beer to food to entertainment to sports. In his 25-plus years as a professional writer, he has won numerous journalism awards, but doesn’t know where most of them are now.
He is author of Louisville Beer: Derby City History on Draft (2014) and 100 Things to Do in Louisville Before You Die (2016), among other books. Check him out at www.502Brews.com and KevinGibsonWriter.com
André Wilson is President/CEO of Style Icon, LLC. Founded in 2008, the style, fashion and brand development company focuses on comprehensive and personalized services that teach men and women how to utilize style to achieve amazing results.
In addition to personalized consulting, Style Icon produces fashion shows, luxury celebrity suites, corporate seminars and fundraisers to raise money and awareness for non-profit organizations.
As a well-respected stylist and consultant with over 20 years of extensive industry knowledge of trends and non-verbal communication, André Wilson and Style Icon have appeared on E! News, Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, People Magazine, US Weekly, USA Today and worked with celebrities Valerie Bertinelli, Kate Gosselin, and Sofia Vergara(Modern Family).
Jesse Hafer is an adventuring outdoors guru. From backpacking, kayaking, fishing, to rock climbing, he and his four legged companion have pretty much dabbled in everything outdoors and across just about all the states.
After exploring all 48 continental U.S states with his dog, he plans to mark off Alaska and Hawaii in the near future. To see his travels follow his Instagram @Jesseandthebear.