Lauren O’Neal is a freelance writer and editor in San Francisco. She has written for publications like Slate, the LA Review of Books, the New Inquiry, and the Hairpin. She was formerly the assistant editor at the Rumpus, and is currently a senior editor at the literary magazine MidnightBreakfast. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal.
Niko Bakulich is a musician from San Francisco. He’s written music for dance and film, and is technically a professional conch player. He’s a former member of paperthreat, Lucre, and Hungry March Band. He publishes new original music at nikobakulich.com. His name is Croatian and, thanks to our listeners’ boundless enthusiasm, is on twitter @nikobakulich.