Authors' Archives and Bios

David Casarett

Author of the book Shocked: Ad

Matt M. Casey

Matt M. Casey is a freelance writer based outside of Boston.

Kyla Cathey

Kyla Cathey is a freelance journalist and enormous history nerd from Galt, California.

Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek is a professional writer based in Miami.

Arthur Chu

Arthur Chu is a bi-coastal Chinese-American nerd who's currently settled down in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dante A Ciampaglia

Dante A. Ciampaglia is a writer and editor in New York City.

Rachel Clark

Before YouTube was a thing, Rachel Clark did a double major in biology and music theory.

Naya Clark

Naya Clark is a snarky Jersey native, book sniffer, and lover of fun facts and fashion.

Alisson Clark

Alisson Clark is a freelance writer who teaches magazine journalism at the University of Florida (Go Gators!) and blogs for

Chelsea Collier

Chelsea Collier is an actor/writer/trivia junkie currently living in Illinois. She studied Shakespeare in grad school and uses the word "gormandizing" whenever possible.

Jessanne Collins

Jessanne Collins is Editor-in-Chief of mental_floss magazine.

Stacy Conradt

Stacy Conradt is a staff writer who's been contributing to mental_floss since 2008. As an avid board game lover, she is especially fond of her work on Split Decision and Mixed Nuts.


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Roger Cormier

Roger lives in Brooklyn, but don't hold that against him.


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Lauren Cowling

Lauren Cowling grew up in the South eating over-cooked steak and performing dance routines at the annual church talent show.

Tara Cox

Tara Cox was the founding Editor-in-Chief of RVLiving magazine and has worked at Every Day with Rachael Ray, Popular Mechanic

Adrienne Crezo

Adrienne Crezo is a longtime contributor and handyperson, and a freelance writer and editor. She lives in Ohio.


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Sarah Crosland

Sarah Crosland has worked as an editor for bridal magazines for almost a decade and been a bridesmaid 11 times, which she thinks essentially qualifies her as a wedding pro.

Darlena Cunha

Darlena Cunha is a former television producer turned freelance journalist.

Meredith Danko

Head writer of mental_floss on YouTube.


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Julia Davis

Julia Davis is a sophomore at Williams College in Massachusetts, where she writes for the student newspaper and studies 27 hours a day thanks to a time turner.


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Michele Debczak

Michele Debczak is a staff writer for In the past she’s written about cheese and movies, two of her favorite things in life.


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Valerie DeBenedette

Valerie DeBenedette is a freelance writer who lives in New York State with a small tan dog and a big red cat. She most often writes about health and medicine and knits quite frequently.

Rebecca Deczynski

Rebecca Deczynski is a writer and student living in New York City. She studies English at Barnard College and prides herself on her ability to recognize Shakespeare references in pop culture.

Eddie Deezen

Eddie Deezen is an actor who has appeared in over 30 motion pictures including Grease, WarGames, 1941, and


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Emma del Valle

I'm a 23 year old living in Baltimore, growing a single tomato.

Bill DeMain

As a songwriter, Bill’s songs have been covered by such artists as Marshall Crenshaw, Jill Sobule, and David Mead, and featured in TV shows such as Private Practice and The L Word.


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Evin Demirel

Freelancer Evin Demirel has written for the likes of the Daily Beast, SB Nation and Vice.