Sam Skopp

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Los Angeles, California
University Of California, Santa Cruz
Japanese Food, Extreme Spice, Chain Restaurants
  • Sam led food tours through downtown Los Angeles, showcasing the city's diverse food scene.
  • He prides himself on being an adventurous eater.
  • He has written on wide-ranging subject matters, from food news to cataloging occult references in children's cartoons to covering esports tournaments.


Sam is constantly developing new niche interests. In the past, he has written comedic videos for Channel Frederator, covered video game news for The Gamer, written up local events for the Santa Monica Mirror, and edited music reviews for mxdwn. He also studied comedy in Los Angeles, producing an original web series and writing for the 2018 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. For Static Media, Sam has covered film and TV for Looper as well as video games for SVG. Driven by a natural curiosity, he hopes to share his unique food expertise with Mashed readers.


At the University of California, Santa Cruz, Sam graduated from the selective creative writing emphasis of its literature program.
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