Nathan Emley

Nathan is a physicist, actor, and improv comedian. Originally from New Hampshire, he now lives in San Francisco with his wife.

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Benjamin Russell

Ben is a librarian in New Hampshire, and has been a contributing reviewer to School Library Journal for over a decade.

His irregular blogging can be found at

Nathan and Ben attended high school together, and performed Monty Python skits at school assemblies, much to the general indifference of their peers, except for the one skit with the whipped cream, and then the nitrous freaks showed up in the green room after, hoping for any leftovers. No, really.