Authors' Archives and Bios

Danica Johnson

Art Director/Set Designer for Mental Floss on YouTube.

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is a history major at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. As a child, he wanted to be a pirate, Jedi, and/or velociraptor.

Casey Johnston

Casey Johnston, born of Albany, NY, is a 22-year old female student at Columbia University majoring in Applied Physics. Weird, right? All the boys in her classes think so too.

Mark Juddery

Mark Juddery was an Australian journalist and screenwriter who sadly

Miss Kathleen


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Allison Keene

A long-time mental_floss contributor, Allison is also a TV critic for The Hollywood Reporter, Collider and Creative Loafing Atlanta.


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DT Kelly

Originally from Canada, DT Kelly is the author of two short humor books and numerous law and medical articles.

Nick Keppler

Nick Keppler is a Pittsburgh-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Village Voice, Nerve, Vice,

DeAnna Kerley

DeAnna Kerley is a writer from Charleston, South Carolina and never leaves home without her Moleskine.

Christopher Klein

Christopher Klein is a freelance writer, history buff, and author of Strong Boy: The Life and Times of John L.

Daniel Kolitz

Daniel Kolitz lives in Brooklyn and writes a Tumblr called The Pri

Orrin Konheim

Orrin Konheim is a freelance writer for community newspapers, an avid magazine reader, and an Olympic Enthusiast.

Kara Kovalchik

Kara Kovalchik was born in Detroit and currently lives in the leafy suburb of Birmingham, MI, where she and her husband Sandy Wood spend their days ferreting out fun, fascinating trivial facts for


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Rob Lammle

Rob Lammle is a full-time cartographer and part-time freelance writer out of St. Louis.


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Christine Landry

Christine Landry writes about etiquette -- the retro, the modern and the ridiculous -- at

Joy Lanzendorfer

Joy Lanzendorfer's articles and short stories have appeared in Salon, Hotel Amerika, Entrepreneur, Writer's Digest, Necessary Fiction,

Marisa LaScala

Marisa LaScala is a writer who, like these characters, often goes unseen. You can read her writing, however, at the Condé Nast Traveler, PopMatters, and on