Liz Medendorp is an English instructor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as well as an adjunct instructor at several institutions within the Colorado Community College System. She earned her Master's degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where her research focused on notions of success in cross-media adaptation, specifically drawing on examples from the works of Joss Whedon. She has been very active at academic conferences, presenting research on popular culture and new media studies through the lens of academic scholarship and theory. She has also published works in the areas of translation and fan studies, including a chapter in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer volume of the Fan Phenomena series from Intellect, Ltd. She is an aspiring screenwriter for both film and television.
Gotham: Season 2, Episode 3 - "The Last Laugh" | 12 Oct 2015 // 5:00 AM
In the wake of a shocking twist and the loss of one of the most compelling characters, what does Jerome's death mean for the future of Gotham?
'The Goldbergs' Are a Strangely Familiar Family | 6 Oct 2015 // 3:00 AM
Even with their boistrous personalities, the Goldbergs are a distinctly ordinary family; that's what makes them both relatable and funny.
Wasting Away in the Winter Hiatus | 11 Jan 2013 // 2:00 AM
As television viewers languished with nothing new to watch over the holidays, it may be time for networks to reconsider their programming schedule.
The Bones in Every Procedural TV Show, Including 'Bones', Are the Characters Themselves | 13 Dec 2012 // 12:00 AM
I hate procedurals, but I love Bones. The compelling characters keep the audience engaged despite the formulaic format, but some episodes fall flat.