John Ramos was born & raised in Southern California and joins RAW with many years of radio experience both in sports radio & talk radio.
John began his radio career in Riverside doing sports updates and covering high school sports in the Inland Empire.
He joined KLAC in 2007 where he did a little bit of everything including producing and running the audio board. He moved to the FOX Sports Radio Network in late 2009 as an editor and now runs the audio board out of the Sherman Oaks studios for Jay Mohr Sports and FOX Sports Primetime.
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He is married to his lovely wife Suzanne and is a proud dad.
It must be the start of the summer blockbusters because here comes the first, Iron Man 3. Opening Friday May 3rd,, Iron Man 3 follows the continuing adventures of Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and his fight against evil, while trying to balance his love life with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow). Iron Man, coming off a great adventure in the Avengers film, which I loved, finds himself in a bit of a dilemma. He is having super anxiety because of some of the events from The Avengers while trying to cope with a new villain, The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley).
Tony works hard to try and cope with this new found anxiety, which is nice because it brings some regular person feel to his character, even the great Tony Stark has flaws.
He setout to try and stop a terrorist of very large proportions called the Mandarin. He also gets involved with another manipulator named Aldirich Killian played by Guy Pierce who also has his eye set on Tony for reasons you can find out when you go see this movie, but let’s say he’s not happy with good ole Tony Stark.
The similarities of the fight against terror that our country is currently going through and the fight to stop the mythical Mandarin are sometimes too close to home. Iron Man and his friend War Machine/Iron Patriot (Don Cheadle) have to team together to find out what is going on and why certain events are not initially making sense. In this chapter of the Iron Man franchise Tony Stark/Iron Man has to fight many inner demons as well as go back to the basics to get his point across including befriending a young boy who gives him added inspiration and help for that matter.
Iron Man 3 follows the same theory as many other of the Marvel super hero movies, to save the day but it does it in a fun way. Robert Downey Jr. is again wonderful as Iron Man. I found myself asking for as much screen time from him as they could possibly give. Gwyneth Paltrow is always good, and something about her is very engaging plus I think Ben Kingsley steals the show as the arch villain. This movie has its great share of special effects and storyline, though I do wish that there would have been a little bit more of the Iron Man kickin' butt but we do get a chance to evolve the characters through more of a storyline than explosions.
The film is not amazing but its definitely worth the price of admission and it's a film that everyone can enjoy, It's just fun. It's not without some flaws, but not enough to keep me or you away.
The fact that Tony Stark is vulnerable in this movie is refreshing and shows that you don’t have to be Iron Man to be a superhero. It takes us for a ride, I just wish there were more rides, but there is enough to do its Iron Man duty.
Go see Iron Man 3 and have a great time... I did.