Goon "Gig Patta" Pattanumotana

Goon Pattanumotana is an entertainment journalist, economics instructor and entrepreneur.

With the pen name of "Gig Patta," he is currently an entertainment journalist for, covering movies, television and video game news. In the past, he wrote for other entertainment news sites such as and

He was the research director and a business journalist for the print publication San Diego Business Journal from 1997 to 2002.

In addition, he is an adjunct instructor in economics at Willow International Center (soon to be renamed Clovis Community College) in Fresno, Calif. He also owns multiple real estate properties ranging from farm ranches to apartment complexes.

Goon graduated from University of California at San Diego with a BA in Economics. He earned a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. In addition, he has a California Real Estate Broker's License and certified for Residential Care Facility for the Elderly administration.