Austin is currently a student studying telecommunications at Ball State University. He is the co-editor of the book Mystery Muses, which won the Anthony and Macavity award in 2007. His latest book is called Organizing Crime, which is a guide of over 300 active mystery series.
He is the star of the “Film Snob” webseries, which is a silly satire about the more pretentious film fans. He also writes reviews for MovieSet.com and has given speeches about various directors.