Author: Taylor Cole Miller

Taylor Cole Miller (University of Wisconsin-Madison) is a queer media scholar and broadcast historian who investigates the intersections of rural/heartland reception studies, celebridom, television studies, queer spectatorship practices. He has published on gay fans of The Golden Girls and The Oprah Winfrey Show, Roseanne's rebuttal to post-feminist discourses, and a history of the first lesbian character in American broadcast. He has also published extensively on Glee and has a book chapter forthcoming on bisexual reception of the show. To make money, Taylor is the director of the online magazine Community Chickens ( dedicated to promoting sustainability through backyard and urban chickens. Follow him on Twitter @taycole or visit

Teach Hacks: How to Capture and Save Broadcast

The question I’m often asked by people afraid of the ephemerality of broadcast is: How do I record television? And how do I save what I’ve recorded for posterity? Here are my practical steps with relevant hardware suggestions.