I marshal the middle between Mathers and McLuhan. I’m an aging BMX and skateboarding zine kid. That’s where I learned to turn events and interviews into pages with staples. I have since written about music, media, and culture for everything from books and blogs to national magazines and academic journals. I hold a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. As a child, I solved the Rubik’s Cube competitively. Now I write and draw and design things. [photo by Nick Thomsen]

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CRASH WORSHIP

An excerpt from my forthcoming book Post-Self, on the Malarkey Books site.

CLOSE TO THE BONE

Four poems and four short stories now up on Close to the Bone.

BAD FLAG: DUTCH

Liner notes for a career-spanning boxset of a band that never existed, on Revolution John.

SCAD WORKS: READING CREATIVELY

A short list of books that have influenced my writing and teaching on SCAD Works, posted by Peter Relic.