Here are some essays and scholarly-type things.
- Journal of Tolkien Research, 10.1 (Special Issue: J.R.R. Tolkien and the works of Joss Whedon), co-written with Katherine Sas
- Presented with Katherine Sas at Mythmoot VII: Defying and Defining Darkness (online), August 6-9, 2020
“‘I suggest you may be human’: Humanity and Human Action in Dune” – Presented at Mythmoot VI: Dragons, June 27–30, 2019, in Leesburg, VA
“A translator is not free”: J. R. R. Tolkien’s Guidelines for Translation and Their Application in Sir Orfeo – Presented at Mythmoot V: Fantastic Frontiers, National Conference Center, Leesberg, VA, June 21-24, 2018
Lazarus Long’s Recovery in “Time Enough for Love” by Robert Heinlein – Presented at Texmoot, Scarborough College, Fort Worth, TX, Jan. 13, 2018
- Thesis for M.A. in Language & Literature at Signum University
- Presented at Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder, National Conference Center, Leesberg, VA, June 1-4, 2017
“We have nothing else to give”: Kindness and Cruelty in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness (abstract) — Presented at Mythmoot III: Ever On…, BWI Marriott, Baltimore, MD, Jan. 9-11, 2015
Follow the Trail of Trailers to The Force Awakens, Mythgard.org, Nov. 6, 2015
Police Brutality Is in the Headlines, So Where Is Our Jim Gordon of ‘Gotham’? PopMatters. July 14, 2015.
Book Review: Michael Newton’s “Victorian Fairy Tales.” Signum Eagle. May 2015.
“I’ve Never Met Anyone I Didn’t Disappoint”: In Your Eyes’ Flaws and Fortes — Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion, 2nd ed. (April 2015)
Book Review: Amy Pascale’s Joss Whedon: A Biography. Signum Eagle. October 2014.
Exploring Cabins in the Whedonverse Woods — Slayage 11.2/12.1 [38-39], Summer 2014
The Masks of Moloch: Demands of Sacrifice in Speculative Fiction and Film (abstract) — Presented at Mythmoot II: Back Again, The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum, Maryland in Baltimore, MD, Dec. 13-15, 2013
Exploring Cabins in the Whedonverse Woods — Presented at Joss in June, Cleveland Community College, Shelby, North Carolina, June 29, 2013
Secondary Bibliography: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
3 Ways to Improve Site Security, Usability & Searchability. Terakeet Insights. Oct. 20, 2015.
Understanding Online Behavior: 6 Motivators for Content Creators. Terakeet Insights. May 19, 2015.
The Importance of Happiness at Work. Inside Terakeet. March 20, 2015.
Why You Must Optimize Your Website for Mobile in 2015. Terakeet Insights. Jan. 29, 2015.
How Benjamin De Casseres Built Authority 100 Years Ago: A Case Study for Modern Marketers. Terakeet Insights. Dec. 29, 2014
Shameful Plugs. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. Aug. 21, 2013.
Common Sense Solutions to Alt-Pop Song Problems. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. March 18, 2010.