John Vanderhoef is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research interests include digital game production, media industries, residual media, power and resistance, and discourses around gender, race, and sexuality in media and production cultures. He has published work in Television and New Media, Spectator, Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, and The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies. He has contributed to the Carsey-Wolf Center’s Media Industries Project, and is on the editorial collective for Media Fields Journal.