Samuel C. Spitale is a Los Angeles-based writer. His social and political commentary on inequality, income disparity, and the struggles of the Middle Class can be found on his personal website: www.SamuelCSpitale.com. He has founded a humorous story-sharing site about disaster dating in the digital age: www.ItGetsWorseBlog.com. His essays have been featured on Advocate.com. Samuel previously wrote for The Star Wars Insider and www.starwars.com and worked in Product Development for over ten years at Lucasfilm Ltd. Samuel is a graduate of LSU, with a Bachelor in Mass Communication and a Master in Media Management.