About the Author
Nicholas A. Yanes is a Ph.D. graduate candidate (ABD) in the University of Iowa's Department of American Studies and a Dean's Graduate Fellow. He has published multiple pieces on popular culture. He lives in Iowa City, Iowa.
Derrais Carter is an American Studies doctoral candidate at The University of Iowa where he also teaches rhetoric. He has previously published essays on black masculinity and feminism. He lives in Iowa City, Iowa.