10434170_10203143845265205_3485657061980305456_nMichael is the author of Heroic Inspirations, an exploration of superhero stories and the life lessons we can draw from them. Michael’s short fiction appears in a number of literary magazines and genre anthologies. As a cultural studies scholar, he has presented at academic conferences on the cultural and psychological roles superheroes play in our society. To that end, he is the Professor Geek behind the so named YouTube channel and one of the hosts of Superman Lives, and Holy Roman Fanboys: The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth. When all of that play is done, he teaches writing, rhetoric and American literature in Central Virginia. Subscribe to him on YouTube at Professor Geek. Follow him on Twitter @MichaelCritzer and on facebook at facebook.com/AuthorMichaelCritzer