Jacob Kienlen was a culture writer for The Manual. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, he has considered the Northwest his home for his entire life. With a bachelor's degree in communication and over 5 years of professional writing experience, his expertise is spread across a wide variety of different topics -- from TV shows to sandwiches and everything in-between. When he isn't working, you can usually find Jacob curled up on the couch streaming the best movies, shows, and thriller anime he can find. Please reach out to The Manual editorial staff with any questions or comments about Jacob’s work.