Professor of Communication. Have been teaching for 30 years. Interest areas are in Contemporary Rhetoric--Popular and Political; Sport and Fandom; Television and New Media. Married with grown children. Ahhhh. Am a true "bleeding heart" liberal.

An Avatar by Any Other Name

Well, the time has come to ask, since I have been unable to discern an answer on my own.  I have conducted some serious literature review over the last...

The Dark Times are Here

I am a fan of science fiction/fantasy.  Have been from my earliest years, and now that I am in the early years of my second half century, I find...