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philosophy of popular culture. He is the author of Conservatism and Pragmatism in Law, Politics, and Ethics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), editor of Chuck Klosterman and Philosophy (Open Court, 2012), co-editor of The Wire and Philosophy (Open Court, 2013), and has published articles in The Pluralist, Education and Culture, Contemporary Pragmatism, Transactions of the Charles Sanders Peirce Society, Anamnesis, Humanitas, and others. Michael Velez is currently preparing to defend his Ph.D. dissertation, “Reading Kerouac’s Road: Region and Space in Jack Kerouac’s Novels 1950-1971,” exploring the roles played by space, place, and the physical environment plays in the author’s work. He has earlier expanded on this critical model in articles published in College Literature and the anthology Trains, Literature, and Culture (Lexington Books, 2012). Although he hails from a production background, Graeme Wilson has since dedicated himself to academia and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Bowling Green State University studying Media and Communication. Graeme’s specific research interests lie in the visual representation of gender roles in popular media. 167