Reggie Peralta is a man of many interests. A native of Santa Ana, he graduated from UCLA with a BA in Political Science and also holds a certificate in Radio and Television/Video Production from Fullerton College. His film and book criticism has appeared in such outlets as The Grindhouse Cinema Database and LibroMobile, and his political editorials have been featured on the Libertarian Party of Orange County's blog. He has also done live and Zoom readings of his fiction and poetry for Makara Center for the Arts, the Association of Black and Brown Writers, and Writers & Readers of Fullerton College. In addition to his duties as Content Editor for The Frida Cinema, he works as a producer for the self-help podcast Love University and writes in his spare time.