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Michelle E. Ainsworth holds an MA in history. She enjoys learning about intellectual history, and is currently researching the cultural history of stage magic in the United States. She is a member of the New York Society for Ethical Culture. She blogs at humanistchick.blogspot.com.

Ástor Alexander is a figurative illustrator and painter. He specializes in portraits and he’s a big fan of the American illustrators of the 60s. His work can be seen at behance.net/ astoralexander

Dr. James Close is a researcher and writer based in Devon, UK. He has written about the science behind the living dead in The Atlantic and presented TEDx talks on the subject.

Izhar Cohen was born in Raanana, Israel. He studied at the Bezalel academy of art in Jerusalem, the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, and the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. His work has been published in The Sunday Times, The Times, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Guardian, Reader’s Digest, Pro-spects, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. He regularly illustrated Michael Shermer’s column Skeptic in Scientific American. Throughout the years he taught in academia in Israel and Paris, exhibited one man shows, illustrated books and pursued his personal creative work. He and his family currently reside in Tel Aviv. His work can be found at https://izharcohen.com/.

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