Greetings friends, colleagues, and students—welcome to my website.  Thank you for providing me with an opportunity to introduce you to my professional background, interests, and record.  I am a media historian and cultural critic who regularly publishes books and essays along with providing personal commentary to a wide variety of local, national, and international print and electronic media outlets.  Please take a moment to learn more about me and my scholarly and editorial interests.  I hope you will find your visit both informative and enjoyable.