Authors' Archives and Bios

Beth Anne Macaluso

Beth Anne Macaluso is an editor for MentalFloss.com. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, and figuring out which wines pair best with her favorite cereals.

D.J. MacLennan

D.J. MacLennan is a futurist author who lives on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Maggie Malach

After attempting to finish a novel when she was 6 years old, Maggie Malach found herself in a career where she gets to write about pop culture for places like Mental Floss, Bustle, PopCrush and AOL Mu

Matthew J.X. Malady

Matthew J.X. Malady is a writer and editor living in Manhattan. You can follow him on Twitter @matthewjxmalady.

Mark Mancini

A native of fabulous Rochester, NY, Mark loves freelance writing, community theater, & anything dinosaur-related. He’s also obsessed with Denver Broncos football.

Pages

Subscribe to Author Articles

Liz Marasco

Liz Marasco is a teacher, linguist, and Francophile living in Colorado. She enjoys adventures, women comedians, and anything cheese-related.

Lilit Marcus

Lilit Marcus is a Brooklyn-based journalist and Condé Nast Traveler's contributing digital editor.

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Jessica Bloustein Marshall is a writer, editor and multimedia producer. Her work can be found on MTV News, Newsweek, Guideposts and NPR.

Rick Marshall

Rick Marshall is a freelance writer, professional geek, occasional photographer, indentured servant to incestuous cats, speedy talker, and

Kelli Marshall

Kelli Marshall teaches courses on Seinfeld, stand-up comedy, satire, Spike Lee, and other fun stuff at DePaul University and Columbia Coll

Mario Marsicano

NYC advertising account guy turned blogger, Mario was one of the original contributors at YesButNoButYes, and is now proud to add mental_floss to his resume.

Emily Masamitsu Scadden

Emily Masamitsu Scadden is an infrequent writer, part-time traveler and full-time tech geek.

Whitney Matheson

Whitney Matheson is a pop-culture writer based in Tennessee, where she currently serves as the Journalist in Residence at Middle Tennessee State University.

Matt Matros

Matt Matros is a writer and professional poker player based in Brooklyn, NY.

Erin McCarthy

Erin is the Executive Editor of MentalFloss.com.

Pages

Subscribe to Author Articles

Gretchen McCulloch

Gretchen McCulloch is a linguist who writes popular linguistics, especially about internet language.

Virginia C McGuire

Virginia C. McGuire is a part time reference librarian in Philadelphia. She is also a freelance writer specializing in real estate, architecture and gardening.

Shannon McKenna Schmidt

Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon are the authors of Writers Between the Covers: The Scandalous Romantic Lives of Legendary Lite

Conor McKeon

Conor McKeon is a writer living in Brooklyn.

Kevin McKeown

Kevin McKeown is a freelance writer. He is an expert on mystical theology, ancient history, and reads a lot of Philip K. Dick.

Clair McLafferty

Clair is a freelance writer and bartender-at-large in Birmingham, Ala.

James L Menzies

James L. Menzies is a writer who lives in New Hope, PA.

Timothy Mercer

Timothy Mercer currently lives in Dallas, Texas where he is a wine buyer for Cork Fine Wines (corkwines.com).

Anna Merlan

Anna Merlan is a journalist, writer, and recovering record store clerk living in New York City.