Fred Topel

Fred Topel

Fred Topel has been an entertainment journalist since 1999, after he graduated film school at Ithaca College. After freelancing for a local paper, Fred became a full time entertainment journalist and has written for About.com, E Online, Hollywood.con, Syfy, Crave Online, Slashfilm, Rotten Tomatoes, Monsters & Critics, We Live Entertainment and many others.

There's more to Fred than movies and TV though so he came to Cheapism to write about business, pets and other ways to save you money. Fred has three cats at home and volunteers at a shelter. Before journalism he worked as a movie theater usher and projectionist, so make sure to check out his reports on the best theaters to visit around the country.