Matthew Jackson is a pop culture journalist, critic, and author who's been a regular at Blastr since 2011. He loves Batman, Star Wars, Christmas, Dracula, and good single malt Scotch, despite knowing how pretentious that makes him sound. Elsewhere on the web, he's written for Playboy.com, Strange Horizons and StackedBooks.org, and has contributed fiction to the legendary Weird Tales magazine. He lives in Austin, Texas, and yes, he knows where the good BBQ is. Follow him on Twitter at @awalrusdarkly.