Author & retired University of New Haven Practitioner in Residence Stephen Spignesi writes extensively about popular culture and history and is considered a world authority on Stephen King, The Beatles, the Titanic, Robin Williams, Woody Allen, Elton John, The Andy Griffith Show, ER, and other pop culture subjects and TV shows. His other areas of interest include American history, the US Presidents and Founders, true crime, UFOs, and the paranormal. Spignesi was christened “the world’s leading authority on Stephen King” by Entertainment Weekly magazine and has taught the courses, “The New Gothic Horror of Stephen King” and “100 Years of Titanic” at UNH. He appears in the 2002 A&E Biography of Stephen King, and the 2015 ITV documentary Autopsy: Robin Williams. His biography J.F.K. Jr. was a New York Times bestseller. His first novel Dialogues was hailed as a “reinvention of the psychological thriller.” He lectures about his books throughout Connecticut at libraries, historical societies, and schools.