DT Media is an independent publishing label for print and digital formats. Our books address popular culture and the arts, including movies and television, music and audio, video games, fine art, and current events. Our published titles include Zen Arcade: Classic Video Game Reviews, Pop Life, Greatest Hits: An Anthology in Four Volumes, and Bocanada: Pop Culture and the Arts. We are also the publishers of Ghibli Blog, the movie website dedicated to Studio Ghibli, Animation and the Movies.

DT Media was founded Minneapolis in 2017 and is currently based in Chicago’s Lakeside district. We are also available on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Subscribe to our newsletter to follow the latest updates, including new releases, media appearances and more (you also get a free ebook/zine).


Once you ‘got’ Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.Andy Warhol


Author Bio

Daniel Thomas MacInnes is the founder of DT Media and the movie website Ghibli Blog. As a pop culture critic and essayist, his writings have been appeared in print and digital media, including GamePro, Newtype Gaming, and Time Out London. Born in Duluth, Minnesota, and currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.

I am a writer, editor and visual artist with over 20 years’ experience. I began by publishing fanzines in high school, which led to freelance jobs, building several websites, and collaborating on several DVD/Blu-Ray and book projects. Now I am a published author with my own indie label.

Here is a resume of my writing experience (as of 09/2017):

DT Media (2017 – Present): Founded independent publishing label of print and digital media. Wrote/edited 48-page e-zine Bocanada. Wrote/edited three book titles (Zen Arcade, Pop Life, Greatest Hits) which are scheduled for release in 2017.

Ghibli Blog: Conversations on Ghibli, Animation and the Movies (2006 – Present): Editor/writer for cinema arts website. Assemble and write news articles, film reviews and topical essays. Received over 4.4 million page views to date

Horus, Prince of the Sun Blu-Ray (2017): Wrote/edited content for Blu-Ray. Recorded a new audio commentary track, edited and updated all written content. Wrote and edited English subtitles, four essays and production gallery. Wrote the “official” press release.

Antes De Mi Vecino Miyazaki (2016): Wrote introduction to successful book about the pre-Ghibli films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. Published in Spain.

Horus, Prince of the Sun DVD (2015):¬†Wrote/edited content for DVD, including new English subtitle translation, four essays, and a production gallery. Recorded an audio commentary track. Wrote the “official” press release.

Mi Vecino Miyazaki (2014): Wrote mini-review of My Neighbors the Yamada for successful book about the Studio Ghibli films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata (1st through 4th Editions). Published in Spain.

“The 100 Best Animated Movies Ever Made (2014): Wrote a short essay for Time Out London article. Published in UK.

Lupin the 3rd: The Complete First TV Series (2013): Wrote three essays for Discotek DVD release.

DanielThomas.org (2003 – 2011): Editor/writer for personal arts-themed website. Wrote essays and reviews on movies, music, videogames, and art. Built and maintained an extensive art gallery. Received over 3 million unique visitors in total. Website permanently closed in 2011.

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