Our Authors

Erin Balser is an entertainment writer and literary critic. She is the Senior Editor of Books@Torontoist and her writing has also appeared in Green Perspectives and Quill & Quire. She lives in Toronto, ON.

Barbara Barnett writes the regular feature “Welcome to the End of the Thought Process: An Introspective Look at House, M.D.” for Blogcritics magazine, where she also serves as a television and film editor. She and her husband Phillip live in the northern suburbs of Chicago.



Robyn Burnett is the author of Crash into Me: The World of Roswell, A Chance for Life: The Suzanne Giroux Story, and co-author of Uncovering Alias: An Unofficial Guide. A graduate of the University of British Columbia’s creative writing program, Robyn has written for both film and theatre. She currently lives in Toronto.

Crissy Calhoun is an editor and blogger. She lives on the lower east side of Toronto, the New York City of Canada. Calhoun is the author of Spotted: Your One and Only Unofficial Guide to Gossip Girl and Love You to Death: The Unofficial Guide to the Vampire Diaries. Calhoun blogs regularly at The Calhoun Tribune.





William B. Davis is best known as “Cancerman” from The X-Files. On the small screen his recent credits include guest appearances on hit shows including Human Target, Caprica, and Supernatural. He was the artistic director of the English Acting Program at Canada’s National Theatre School and later founded Vancouver’s The William Davis Centre for Actors’ Study. Davis has also appeared in a succession of films opposite stars including Penelope Ann Miller, Martin Sheen, Anne Archer, Margot Kidder, Matthew Perry, and Brian Dennehy. He lives in Vancouver, BC.


Caseen Gaines is a pop culture enthusiast who has won awards for essays on The Flip Wilson Show and the Planet of the Apes film series. He is a high school English teacher and the co-founder of Hackensack Theatre Company. He lives in New Jersey.





Suzanne Gardner is a writer and reviewer. She has written for several print and online publications including Quill & Quire, Imprint, and Sweetspot. She is also well-versed in the marketing world, particularly with new media and online promotional techniques, with experience publicizing everything from books to conferences to cupcakes. She lives in Toronto, ON.

Josh Levine wrote Jerry Seinfeld: Much Ado About Nothing, the first biography of Jerry Seinfeld, and is a well-known fiction author. He lives in Toronto, ON.

Ted Nichelson is a writer, musician, scholar, business entrepreneur, and pop culture historian.

Susan Olsen is internationally recognized for her role as Cindy Brady on The Brady Bunch. She is an actress, writer, artist, producer, and radio personality. After The Brady Bunch ended, she became a successful graphic artist working for fashion designers and serving as art director for a Malibu-based clothing company. Appearances on major talk shows led to her own daily radio show on KLSX-Radio in Los Angeles with Ken Ober. She most recently toured the country for three years as the national spokesperson for migraine awareness.

Nikki Stafford is the author of several television guides: the bestselling Bite Me!: An Unofficial Guide to the World of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Once Bitten: An Unofficial Guide to the World of Angel, the Finding Lost series, and Lucy Lawless and Reneé O’Connor: Warrior Stars of Xena. She co-authored Uncovering Alias: An Unofficial Guide with Robyn Burnett. She is also the editor of How Xena Changed Our Lives and Trekkers: True Stories by Fans for Fans. She is a contributor to the anthology Girls Who Bite Back: Witches, Mutants, Slayers and Freaks by Emily Pohl-Weary (Sumach Press) and Saving the World: A Guide to Heroes. She blogs regularly about television at Nik at Nite and lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Stewart T. Stanyard, author of Dimensions Behind the Twilight Zone: A Backstage Tribute to Television’s Groundbreaking Series, is a board member for the Rod Serling Memorial Foundation, and the creator of The Twilight Zone Archives, a non-profit organization featuring enough Twilight Zone and Serling materials to fill a museum. He lives in Northern California.


Jo Storm is the author of Frak You! The Ultimate Unauthorized Guide to Battlestar Galactica and Approaching the Possible: The World of Stargate SG-1. She lives in Toronto.

Sarah Clarke Stuart teaches composition, literature, and popular culture at the University of North Florida and Florida State College at Jacksonville. She is also the author of Literary Lost: Viewing Television through the Lens of Literature and is an active blogger in the world of science fiction television, and a contributor to Lost University, a special feature of the Lost season 6 Blu-ray.

Lisa Sutton is a graphic designer and art director in the music business. She has designed hundreds of CD packages with artists ranging from George Lopez and the Dead Kennedys to the Monkees and David Cassidy. 2008 marked the debut of her weekly “Collectiblog” for TVLand.com, a column dedicated to TV and pop culture memorabilia collecting. All three contributors live in Los Angeles, California.

Becca Wilcott can be found at www.rebeccawilcott.com and www.twitter.com/beccawilcott.com. She lives and works in Toronto, ON, as a publishing professional.


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