Matador Media

Doctoral student in the Digital Humanities. Expertise in human behavior, internet culture, new media studies, and pop culture politics.

The Scholar

Academic Authorship

  • Video Game Modding as a Communal Interpretation of Meaning
  • Implementation of Android-Based Tablets in the Undergraduate Technical Writing Classroom
  • The Cybermen in Doctor Who as Embodiments of Technological Fears: Comparisons Across 50 Years
  • Reinforcement and Disruption of Hegemonic Masculine Ideals in World of Warcraft Avatars
  • Thrift Store Hipsters and Cosplaying the White Working Class
  • Analysis of Gendered Marketing Strategy for Axe Brand of Male Grooming Products
  • The Queering of Heteronormative Masculinity through the Character Captain Jack Harkness
  • The Gamification of Spectatorship in Heroes of the Storm eSports
  • Multimodal Play Cultures of Toys-to-Life Properties

Professional Presentations

  • Student Blogs for Distance Learning Classes

A.A. & B.A. Psychology


M.A. Counseling

Higher Education

M.Ed. Education

Instructional Technology

Ph.D. English (ABD)

Technology & Media Studies

The Gamer

30 Year Mario Veteran

15 Year Warcraft Veteran

1 Year VR Noob

Gaming Experience

    • Nintendo (NES)
    • Super Nintendo
    • Nintendo 64
    • Game Boy Advance
    • Nintendo Wii
    • Nintendo Wii U
    • Nintendo Switch
    • Atari 7800
    • Sega Genesis
    • Sega Game Gear
    • Sega Dreamcast
    • Sony PlayStation
    • Sony PlayStation 2
    • Microsoft PC (DOS)
    • Microsoft PC (Windows)

Live streamed video game content with a fun community atmosphere. [Currently on hiatus during doctoral exams.]

Recorded and edited video game content and other new media commentaries. New uploads occur randomly and regularly.

The Commentator

Used for posting to specific subreddits and laughing at the dank memes.

Used for message boards about everything from video games to politics.

Used for discussing popular media and making casual banter around the web.