Danielle (Dani) Ryan is a freelance writer with a primary focus on mental health, social justice, and cinema. Dani writes for a variety of publications and has been printed in The Washington Post, Birth.Movies.Death, Fangoria Online, and Paste Magazine. She also contributes at Slashfilm and Film and Fishnets, and co-hosts a podcast about third movie entries called Third Time's the Charm.
Though writing is her primary passion, Dani is also an accomplished visual artist. She works in both traditional and digital media and enjoys both illustration and more comic-book style art. Recently she has begun experimenting with animation.
In her free time, of which there is little, Dani enjoys overanalyzing It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and playing with her dog, Ripley.