Matt Barton is a professor of English at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, where he specializes in writing and new media. He is a co-founder of the award-winning website Armchair Arcade and the author of scholarly and popular articles on games and writing. He also produces a weekly series of YouTube videos called "Matt Chat," which focus on classic games and vintage hardware.
Matt is a laidback and easy-going guy with a keen interest in computers, videogames, and gadgets. A native of Louisiana, Matt loves spicy food, Belgian ales, and exotic hot sauce. He lives in St. Cloud with his wife Elizabeth.