Jon Chattman has been a professional writer and blogger for over 15 years, specializing in film, television and especially music. His online A-Sides Music series, which debuted in August 2011, has garnered praise for its informal setting, its host’s interview style, and has been a “must” destination for rising musicians and established artists including fun, Billy Corgan, Mikky Ekko, Courtney Love, Perry Farrell, Imagine Dragons, Air Supply, Feist, Dispatch, Gary Clark, Jr., Sleigh Bells, Joe Perry, and Alice Cooper – to name a few.
Chattman has authored the following pop culture and sports-centric books: Time Heels (Pitch Publishing, 2014), How the Red Sox Explain New England (Triumph Books, 2013), Superfly: The Jimmy Snuka Story(Triumph, 2012), A Battle Royal in the Sky (Pitch Publishing, 2012), and I Love the Red Sox, I Hate the Yankees(Triumph, 2011). Those books were follow-ups to 2009’s Sweet ‘Stache, (Adams Media) and 2006’s Rock On!,.
His writing has also appeared in The New York Post, Wizard, Ultimate Marvel Magazine, the Danbury News Times, and TV Guide to name a few. Chattman has also owned and operated thecheappop.com pop culture humor and interview site since 2005.
In addition to his writing experience, Chattman funs his own consulting firm Endless Staircase Consulting , where he writes and distributes press releases, pens celebrity, web-friendly bios, and takes photographs. He also promotes live music and comedy events in and around Westchester County, NY and New York City. He has also had several of his photographs published. In 2012, he created Pop Goes the Culture, a zany Westchester-based variety and awards show honoring all walks of pop life from The Magic Gardens Gary Gnu to Andrew W.K.
Chattman was selected as one of the “Rising Stars – Westchester’s Forty Under Forty” by The Business Council of Westchester in 2011. He currently resides in Westchester County with his wife, two young sons, a bottomless collection of dirty diapers, and a John Travolta Battlefield Earth action figure.