David M. Earle is Associate Professor of Transatlantic Modernism and Print Culture at the University of West Florida. He is author of Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form (Ashgate, 2009) and All Man!: Hemingway, 1950s Men’s Magazines, and the Masculine Persona (Kent State, 2009). Online projects include the Virtual Newsstand, a digital recreation of a newsstand from 1925. He has also published on James Joyce and Absinthe, Joseph Conrad and Paperback Publishing, William Faulkner and Popular Magazines, and Modernism and Genre Novels.
Once upon a time he was bartender at Iron Chef Michael Symon's Lola (and countles other bars) and the first editor of the music magazine Alternative Press.