Topher Wilson is a freelance writer and native Kansas Citian. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, having earned both his undergraduate and M.A. degrees from the department of history. His graduate thesis titled “Wreckage, Hell & Madness: Early American Drug Films and the Image of the User” centers on cultural representations of narcotics and alcohol in film and media. Topher enjoys writing about society and culture of the modern era and of years passed.