James McClure is a journalist, playwright and adjunct English professor living in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. He graduated with a BA and MA in English from the University of Western Ontario before pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Ottawa. His specializations include Shakespearean drama, Renaissance and medieval literature, theories of collective memory, and drug policy and culture. His work has appeared in Civilized, MentalFloss, DoubleBlind and other publications. You can find him on Twitter.