Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike is a cultural historian and author, working across music heritage and fandom in broadcast and academia. She has appeared on BBC Radio 6, BBC 4, Channel 4 and ITV, and has written for the Guardian. She is the author of several books regarding fan culture. Her previous book was the bestselling Why Vinyl Matters. Originally from Santa Cruz, California, she now lives in London with her husband James and their rescue dog Alfie.