Tony Hendra was described by The Independent of London as "one of the most brilliant comics of the post-war period," but only after a long, bibulous lunch. He was an editor of the National Lampoon, editor-in-chief of Spy Magazine, co-created Spitting Image and starred in This Is Spinal Tap.
Jeff Kreisler is an award-winning comedian, bestselling author, syndicated radio host, TV show talking head, and internationally-touring, law-degree-wasting, funny-word-making satirist who believes that the world can be saved with more thinking, passion, and naps.
Dan Ashwood is an artist, animator, designer, and musician based in New York. His work has been featured on Boing Boing and at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston. His album, Bullet in a Quiver, is now available on iTunes.
Steve Bodow is co-executive producer and former head writer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Andrew Bradley is the originator and author of BettyBowers.com, one of the principal writers for LandoverBaptist.org and now-retired WhiteHouse.Org, author of “What Would Betty Do?” (Simon & Schuster) and co-author of “The White House Employee Handbook” (Penguin) and “Welcome to Jesusland” (Hachette).
Deven Green is an LA-based, award-winning comedienne. She is known to frolic in front of her green screen, providing popular Internet performances as Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, and is a regular guest and cover girl on radio/podcasts/magazine interviews. http://www.DevenGreen.com
Jen Cordery is a Brooklyn-based writer. She is also Production Manager of TheFinalEdition.com.
DeMirjian is an Emmy award winning editor whose mash-ups have appeared on the Tony Awards, NFL Films and other sundry programs. He also makes silly pointless short films and likes cookies.
Bruce Feirstein is a writer who lives in Los Angeles.
D.B. Frick (df) is a longtime comedy writer, actor and producer currently living between LA and NY.
John Fugelsang is a writer, actor, comedian, TV & radio host. He's been murdered on CSI, debated David Duke & Jerry Falwell on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, performed standup for U.S. Troops in Haiti and did an off-Broadway solo show about how his mom used to be a nun. He once interviewed George Harrison & Paul McCartney on different continents in the same week. He also once handed Ringo a glass of water. He is the author of current pieces "Hannity: I, Hannity" and "Krugman: Acquiescence of a Liberal."
Randy Glass is an illustrator and portrait artist based in Los Angeles. He has created “hedcuts” for The Wall Street Journal since 1998. His website is http://www.randyglassstudio.com/.
Lewis Grossberger writes for Grossblogger.com.
Tyler Hall is writer living in Brooklyn and in the internet at www.tylerghall.com
Tim Harrod has written for the Onion, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
Francis Heaney is the author of "Holy Tango of Literature," "Sudoku in Space," and several extremely pithy blog comments that have changed the world. He is still waiting for Pet Shop Boys to tell him how much they liked his parody of them.
Peter Heighty-Small is a writer, raconteur, world traveler and trans-gendered Republican/Democrat, devoted truth seeker and abstainer with a short attention span and a trivial knowledge of a great many things.
Beverly Hills is a vegan activist with a long background of false fronts. Her plays are regularly performed on the West Coast. Her opinions are regularly heard on alternative radio, and she is finishing the fifth in a series of young adult drug-themed novels.
Director, Norman Lear Center.
Kevin Janus is a comedy writer, performer, and producer born in Canada and based in New York. He's one-half of the sketch duo, The Sophisticates; a cast member and writer of Shoot the Messenger; and was the host and producer of America's only Canadian-themed comedy show, The Comedy Igloo. www.kevinjanus.com
Count Jocular is a freelance art director based in NYC who generally works on big serious assignments for humorless companies.
Terry Jones, not the insane Koran burner, was a member of Monty Python, director of Monty Python & The Holy Grail, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, and Life of Brian.
Peter Kleinman’s credits include creative director and editor of the National Lampoon, creative director at Heavy Metal, and VP Marketing at Sekani - Filmbank.
Kara Klenk is a comedienne based in New York, and has appeared in several TFE videos.
Author of "Get Rich Cheating," winner of the Bill Hicks Spirit Award, stand-up comic, regular TV talking head, writer for Comedy Central, IFC, & TheStreet.com, host on Progressive Radio Network, cast member of Shoot The Messenger, and star of hit international festival shows. jeffkreisler.com
Rob Kutner is a writer for CONAN who has also written for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (R.I.P.), The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and Dennis Miller Live. He is also the author of "Apocalypse How: Turn the End Times into the Best of Times!" (Running Press), www.apocalypsehowthebook.com.
Barry Lank is an on-again/off-again journalist, a former stand-up comedian and a founding writer for the late and possibly lamented Air America Radio. Currently he teaches English to foreigners so that someday they can take your jobs and, God willing, his.
Greg Mandel is a humor writer at www.thedailywedgie.blogspot.com.
John Marshall has written for The Chris Rock Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and The Electric Company, and currently is co-creator of TyrannosaurusRocks.com, a classic rock art collective whose latest video is "Police State of Mind."
Money McBags is the preeminent financial humorist and money maker in the world whose loving diatribes and market analysis can be found at the award winning When Genius Prevailed. Money McBags has buyside experience, a CFA charter, a degree in economics and an MBA in finance, and is an avid reader of books without pictures in them.
A charter member of the National Lampoon and a long-time stalwart of The New Yorker.
Rick Meyerowitz painted the Mona Gorilla for the National Lampoon, the New Yorkistan cover for the New Yorker, and the poster for Animal House. His recent book, Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon Insanely Great is insanely great.
Laura Hazard Owen is a writer living in Manhattan.
Ron Placone is a comedian, writer and host of "Thoughts, Rants and Cold Coffee." ronplacone.com
Roy Rivenburg is a journalist and humor writer and the founding editor of NotTheLATimes.com.
Joseph Rocha (jr) is a New York based stand up comic, actor and writer who is currently wondering where his keys are.
Peter Sagal is an author, playwright and the host of NPR's "Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me."
Mark is an Emmy award winning director and animator. Tiny robots control Mark and his thoughts. He is filled with sticks, mud and honey bees.
Zina Saunders is an animator and political cartoonist who lives and works in New York City. http://www.zinasaunders.com
Paul Seaburn is a Cleveland-based comedy writer and currently the head writer for 12th Street Jump, Public Radio's weekly jazz, blues and comedy jam.
The Studio is a visual communications company that supplies the images that brands and marketers need to reach their audiences. http://www.studionyc.com
Joyce Wadler is a New York City writer. By day she works for a major metropolitan daily, by night...actually, you don't want to know.
Ellis Weiner is co-author of last year's The Big Jewish Book for Jews and other big and small books for Jews and Gentiles. His recent parody of Atlas Shrugged, by you-know-who, can be found here. Face him on Twitter and twit him on Facebook.
Jay Welch is a comedian based in New York City. He has written for McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Uinterview.com, and he runs a weekly jam at the People's Improvisational Theatre.
Tess Wood is The Final Edition's social media butterfly.
Dan Wilbur's writing is featured on Collegehumor.com, McSweeney's and The Onion News Network. He is the creator and editor of betterbooktitles.com.