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Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey

President

Jonathan is the founder and president of EventHubs. He's been playing fighting games actively since 1991, back when Street Fighter 2 was released.

He's also a full stack developer, familiar with Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, plus web and database technologies like Apache, UWSGI, PostgreSQL, Django and more.

Grey worked for an E. W. Scripps newspaper, in a fast-paced newsroom as the online editor, before he started EventHubs back in 2007.

Jonathan is the co-host of the EventHubs Podcast where he helps break down the latest news and information in the fighting game community.

From Street Fighter to Mortal Kombat, and all other stops in between, he's devoted decades of his life to finding and sharing news and information about fighting games with fans of the genre.



Past stories:
There's money on the line, clear out? We discuss if cash should take priority over casuals, and rank SF5's S3 characters - EventHubs Podcast
If people have a match where money is on the line at a tournament, should other players clear out of the setups to give them room to play?This was a...


Who won the EVO reveal war? We go all out recapping the hype and offer early Sagat and G impressions - EventHubs Podcast
EVO 2018 was full of tons of hype announcements. On the latest episode of the EventHubs Podcast, we discuss who had the best showing at this year's...


G and Sagat revealed for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition — both out tomorrow
This evening at EVO 2018, Capcom revealed G and Sagat for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. The other surprise in store was that both fighters would...


Cooler revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ, Base Goku and Base Vegeta coming August 8th
At EVO 2018, Bandai Namco announced Cooler for Dragon Ball FighterZ.Also, Base Goku and Base Vegeta were given a August 8, 2018 release date, which is...


New characters announced for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle at EVO 2018
During EVO 2018, nine new characters were announced for BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle after the grand finals ended. They are:• Nine, Izayoi, Mai...


Check your nostalgia: We discuss why Street Fighter 4 and other titles probably aren't as good as you remember - EventHubs Podcast
"Street Fighter 4 was the best SF game. It's way better than Street Fighter 5," it probably wouldn't take you long to recall hearing this phrase, or...


How Darkstalkers died, and what Yoshinori Ono may be planning to resurrect the franchise - EventHubs Podcast
Darkstalkers and Street Fighter 4 have several heavy ties that fans may not be aware of. In the latest episode of the EventHubs Podcast, we explore...


Twitter didn't like us saying Street Fighter 5's Season 3 characters kind of sucked, plus EVO numbers and what they mean - EventHubs Podcast
Some people over Twitter were not thrilled with an article we produced yesterday, which called out the Season 3 cast members, sans Cody, for kind of...


Catalyst and Velociraptor's tier lists for Street Fighter 5; we also discuss site content, local communities and input lag - EventHubs Podcast
Tier list madness has officially hit EventHubs, and because we wanted to join in on the mayhem, Velociraptor and I crafted our own breakdowns for...


Crap tier characters aren't worth the trouble in Street Fighter 5, we examine why; hidden balance changes & what Capcom can do better - EHubs Podcast
A few characters have a very difficult time competing at high levels in Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition. In this episode of the EventHubs Podcast, we...