John Hansen

John Hansen is a sports wire editor for McClatchy newspapers, working out of Columbia, S.C., and a former entertainment writer for the Brainerd (Minn.) Dispatch and Sedalia (Mo.) Democrat.

He likes to write about George Lucas-era “Star Wars,” Eastman and Laird-era “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The X-Files,” “The Terminator”, “Harry Potter,” “Valerian and Laureline” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, along with the latest TV shows and home-video movie releases.

He posted on from 2009-17. All of that content is now at Cold Bananas.

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John’s Resume

John’s Portfolio:

Entertainment Writing

Sports Writing

Entertainment Page Design

Sports Page Design