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Category Archives: scholarly work

Current Projects

I keep meaning to use this blog more, but every time I start writing a post it balloons to 2000+ words and becomes a Thing. I am predisposed to writing Things, mostly because I want to put my best foot forward. So this isn’t a Thing. It’s just a brief description of what I’m working […]

Bare Life in the Wasteland: Biopolitics in Fallout: New Vegas

(A warning: this is an academic paper and so it’s pretty dense.) Once only the province of social misfits and distressingly stereotypical high school students with glasses and button-up shirts, video games have emerged as a cultural monolith, consistently earning more than Hollywood as an industry year after year (Tanenbaum 2, Bogost viii). While initially […]