Authors' Archives and Bios

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.

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

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.

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.

Dr. Craig McClain

Dr. Craig McClain is an expert on the science of body size in animals. His work has been featured in Miller-McCune, Cosmos, Science Illustrated, Wired, io9, and American Scientist.

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.

Clair McLafferty

Clair is a freelance writer, runner and bartender at Octane in Birmingham, Ala.

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.

Sam J. Miller

Sam J. Miller is a writer and a community organizer. His work has appeared in numerous zines, anthologies, and print and online journals. He lives in the Bronx with his partner of six years.

Jenni Miller

Jenni Miller has been writing for fun and profit since the age of six.

LoquaciousMuse

Editor of All Things Fangirl, home of the Fangirl Academy; writer for Film.com and Gaming Blend.

Chetan Nandakumar

Chetan is a wannabe hippie living in Berkeley, California. He loves figuring out what makes people tick. When he's not conducting

Chris Nesi

Chris Nesi is a writer and editor born and raised in New Jersey and currently living in Orlando, Florida.

Scott Neumyer

Scott Neumyer is a freelance journalist who has written for sites like Wired.com, Details.com, Slate.com, MTV.com, PopularMechanics.com, and many more.

Latitude News

Are you curious about how the rest of the world affects your everyday life? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Latitude News

Latitude News redefines international news by listening first to what’s happening on the ground here in the U.S. Curious about how the world affects you?

Oliver Noble

Oliver Noble writes, edits and occasionally directs things. You can check
out his website, olivernoble.com, but the only thing you'll find there is a

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