Authors' Archives and Bios

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.

Dennis Mersereau

Dennis is a lifelong weather geek who enjoys all types of atmospheric tantrums, from powerful thunderstorms to heavy snow.

Jenni Miller

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

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.

Drew Moody

Drew Moody is a specialty coffee cupping, craft beer swilling contributor to mental_floss and the founder of 

Sara Morrow

Sara Morrow is a New York City-based writer and editor who’s covered everything from luxury bungalows in Bali to American chefs that serve grasshoppers and ants.

Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin is a science writer in the Washington, D.C. area.

LoquaciousMuse

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

Mia Nakaji Monnier

Mia Nakaji Monnier lives in LA, where she is a staff writer at the Rafu Shimpo, a 10

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

Patricia T. O'Conner

Patricia T. O'Conner is the author of Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English.

Tournament of Genius

This spring, we'll be having a little March Madness of our own here at mentalfloss.com.

Molly Oldfield

Molly Oldfield studied at Oxford before becoming a writer and researcher on the BBC television show QI.

Randy Olson

Randy Olson is a Computer Science graduate research assistant at Michigan State University s

Romy Oltuski

Romy Oltuski is a mental_floss contributor who has also written for Flavorwire, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, REDBOOK, and Lifestyles, among others.

Sean ONeill

Sean O’Neill is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Chicago.

Therese Oneill

Therese Oneill is a freelancer whose work has been featured in The Salem Monthly, The Atlantic, and American Library Journal

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Rebecca Onion

Rebecca Onion is a writer and academic living in Philadelphia.

Alyssa Oursler

Alyssa Oursler is a freelance writer based in San Francisco.