A. J. Black is a freelance writer from the West Midlands who now lives in the West Country. He has written for various online publications including The Quietus, The Companion, The Spool. Escapist Magazine and Horrified Magazine. He is the author of Myth-Building in Modern Media and Star Trek, History and Us, and writes primarily on film, television and broader popular culture. He is also an avid podcaster and runs a pop culture podcast network called We Made This. You can find him primarily on Twitter @ajblackwriter.