Authors' Archives and Bios

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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Jen Doll

Jen Doll is the author of Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest.

Bryan Dugan

MentalFloss.com freelancer and New York Times copy editor. Grammar Nazi. Rose Nylund wannabe. Awkward runner. Keeper of GIFs.

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Judy Dutton

Judy Dutton is a regular contributor to mental_floss magazine.

Adam D’Arpino

Adam D’Arpino is a Brooklyn-based culture, entertainment, and comedy wordsmith. He’s written for MTV, CollegeHumor, Nerve.com, and more. You can follow him on Twitter: @AdamDArpino

Jane Eastoe

Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years.

Brenna Ehrlich

Brenna Ehrlich's claim to fame used to be a piece of odd trivia, that she grew up in Mystic, Connecticut-where "Mystic Pizza" was filmed.

Ben Eisenkop

Ben Eisenkop is an ecosystems ecologist and graduate university instructor, currently doing research in nitrogen biogeochemistry.

Mark Ellwood

British-born, New York-based Mark Ellwood is a journalist who specializes in writing smartly about stupid things.

Jason English

Jason English was named Editor-in-Chief, Digital for mental_floss in 2011 after serving as Managing Editor since 2007.

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Kate Erbland

Kate Erbland is a freelance writer interested in all things cinematic, literary, and fuzzy-adorable. Her work can be found at Film School Rejects, Film.com, Geek Nation, and amNewYork.

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Robin Esrock

Journalist, bestselling author, and National Geographic television host Robin Esrock has visited over 100 countries in search of the extra

Josh Evans

Josh's middle name is Ramsey.

Max Evry

Max Evry received his degree in Film & Television from Boston University, currently serving as a freelance movie journo for sites like Moviefone, MTV NextMovie, Film.com, BlackFilm and ComingSoon.

Andréa Fernandes

Andréa Fernandes earned her bachelor's degree from a small, Hogwarts-esque Philadelphia college.

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Nicholas Ferroni

Nicholas Ferroni is an educator and historian who mentors lower-income students with deep personal commitment and care.

Alan Finn

Alan Finn is a freelance writer and novelist based in New Jersey. He loves books, movies, hippos and general historical weirdness.

Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist, proofreader, ghostwriter, and pedant.

Cole Gamble

Based in Portland, Oregon, Cole Gamble has written about the crimes of Willy Wonka and man-eating beds for The Daily Beast, The New Yorker, Cracked, The Huffington Post and Salon.

Jo Garfein

Jo Garfein is a freelance writer and co-founder of the charity Cancer Gets LOST.

Steve Gartland

Steve Gartland started his career at The L Magazine in Brooklyn, where he was a copy-editor and writer of occasional movie reviews and short pieces about forgotten bits of New York City history.

Melissa Gaskill

Independent journalist Melissa Gaskill covers science, the environment, and adventure travel for a variety of print and online publication