the Specktator


Photo and makeup by Renee Parenteau Photography; hair by Total Hair Experience; Lipstick by Noreen Young

Who is The Specktator?

Kerry Speckman (aka The Specktator) is an award-winning writer, blogger and author of The Hooky Book (she’s not one for bragging but last time she checked, the book was ranked No. 7,169,714 on Amazon’s best sellers list). She is a regular contributor to WJCT’s First Coast Connect and co-hosts the podcast “Another Round With The Specktator & Chill Will.” She’s a world record holder and ordained minister and possesses The Best Local Hair, according to Folio Weekly’s 2018 Best of Jacksonville Readers Poll.

She is extremely proud to be the Official Selfie Queen of Jacksonville.

Here is what some people say about Kerry and her work:

  • “Twisted commentary.”—Folio Weekly
  • “Fraggle Rock meets Sally Jesse Raphael.”—her cousin Michael
  • “… incorrigible, indomitable and outrageously pink.”—The Jax Beer Guy
  • “Shameless self-promoter.”—attorney L. Michael Maddox
  • “The mistress of mayhem. The maven of mirth.” —WJCT First Coast Connect host and producer Melissa Ross
  • “The one who posts things”—former Jacksonville mayor Alvin Brown
  • “I do not realize who you’re [sic] however definitely you’re going to a famous blogger for those who aren’t already. You are my inspiration.”—

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