Where fans & conversation meet


Since 2013, FANVERSATION has been a voice for the fans. Every interview, analysis, and piece of news is brought to our audience from a purely fan perspective – No Gossip – intended to uncover what fans really want to know! Across all social media and digital platforms, FANVERSATION content reaches tens of thousands of viewers, followers, and fans just like us.

Led by RJ Smith and Yael Tygiel, the FANVERSATION team is made up of professionals who are experts in their field, covering topics like anime and gaming, movies and tv, and celebrity interviews.



 Yael Tygiel, Producer & Editor

Yael (who prefers it pronounced Yell) is a television addict, nerd, and proud plus size host. Her special brand of conversational hosting style can be seen on FANVERSATION, ThatHashtagShow, ComicsBeat and at ComicCons around the world. A frequent guest on ScreenJunkies, Yael also writes a body positivity blog, TheFatGirlShow.com, and has been published on POPSUGAR and FANDOM. When not watching TV for work, Yael can be found watching TV for fun. Yael Tygiel is a member of the Hollywood Critics Association. 


For more on Yael, visit www.yaeltygiel.com
Follow @yaeltygiel on Twitter & Instagram


 Katie Cullen, Gaming & Anime Contributor

A real life Felicity Smoak, Katie Cullen spends her days as an IT professional, only to transform in the evenings to her true form as a gaming and anime expert for FANVERSATION. Previously seen on AfterBuzzTV, Katie also co-hosts Nighttime at the Nerd Bar.

Follow @Kiaxet on Twitter & Instagram


Kari Lane, Content Creator

Kari Lane is fierce host, writer, and anime lover who brings her playful style to FANVERSATION reviews and interviews. Previously seen on AfterBuzzTV, Kari also co-hosts Nighttime at the Nerd Bar.

Follow @KariDLane on Twitter & Instagram


Felicia Michelle, S-Re-View co-host

Arlie Schrantz, Field Producer

Chris Ambrosini, ComicCon Contributor

Mary Loutzenhiser, ComicCon Contributor

Jennifer Tichman, ComicCon Contributor

Catrina Dennis, ComicCon Contributor


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