Authors' Archives and Bios

Nicholas Subtirelu

Nicholas Subtirelu is a PhD student in applied linguistics at Georgia State University.

Julia Suits

Julia is cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine. She curates and illustrates "Old News" for Texas Monthly.

Brian Switek

Brian Switek enthuses about fossil finds in his books

Austin Thompson

Austin is a researcher and app developer from Albuquerque. Despite that, he only knows two extras from Breaking Bad.

Leslie Threlkeld

Leslie Threlkeld is currently working as a mental_floss intern in Birmingham. She recently graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Journalism and Computer Science.

Drew Toal

Drew Toal is a freelance writer and photo booth operator. He currently resides in Brooklyn.

Will Treece

Will Treece grew up in Tokyo, lives in Detroit, and is currently a History major at Swarthmore College.

Ethan Trex

Editorial Director/VP, Strategy at mental_floss.

Likes: doughnuts, spirits (liquor), spirits (supernatural), donuts. Dislikes: injuries.


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Angela Tung/Wordnik

Angela Tung is a writer in San Francisco.

Angela Tung

Angela Tung is a writer in San Francisco.

Drew Turney

After growing up knowing he wanted to change the world, Drew Turney realized it was easier to write about other people changing it instead.

Erik van Rheenen intern. Stage dive enthusiast. Wannabe novelist. Nerdfighter.

Erik Vance

Erik Vance is a former scientist who used to study dolphins as they played.

Tiffany Walden

When she's not feeling nostalgic over old Hey Arnold! and Boy Meets World episodes, Tiffany Walden is writing about crim

Sarah Watts

Sarah Watts is a freelance writer who lives and works in Chicago.

Caity Weaver

Caity is a freelance writer who spends her nights blogging for Gawker and her days getting sucked into Wikipedia wormholes for mental_floss.