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David K. Israel

David is one of the founding bloggers of mentalfloss.com. He's also an author, multi-media journalist, composer, teacher and film maker. David's first novel, Behind Everyman was put out by Random House in 2005 and is presently being turned into a major motion picture. He is also the founder and CEO of the crowdsourced webcomics, Twaggies, which has been called "Favstar meets SouthPark" Check it out here! David's writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, as well as numerous magazines. At the age of 23, after undergrad studies, David was hired as an editor to work on Leonard Bernstein's music. He helped publish definitive editions of classics such as West Side Story and On the Town. If you're interested in knowing more and have nothing but time on your hands, you can put yourself to sleep reading his exceedingly long bio: www.davidisrael.net. You can also follow him on Twitter: @resila.
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