About the Author
Jack Pendarvis has published essays, book reviews, interviews and stories in "McSweeney's, The LA Review of Books", and the "New York Times", among other publications. He is a former columnist for "The Believer" and "The Oxford American "and is the author of two books of short stories and a novel. He is currently a staff writer for the popular television series Adventure Time.
Christopher Schaberg is Associate Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, USA. He is the author of "The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight" (2013) and co-editor of Deconstructing Brad Pitt (2014). He is series co-editor (Ian Bogost) of the series Object Lessons.
Ian Bogost is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC. Bogost is author or co-author of seven books: "Unit Operations "(2006), "Persuasive Games "(2007), "Racing the Beam" ( 2009), Newsgames (2010), "How To Do Things with Videogames" (2011), "Alien Phenomenology "(University of Minnesota Press, 2012), and "10 PRINT CHR (205.5+RND(1)); Goto 10 "(2012). Bogost also creates videogames that cover topics as varied as airport security, disaffected workers, the petroleum industry, suburban errands, and tort reform. His games have been played by millions of people and exhibited internationally. His game A Slow Year, a collection of game poems for Atari, won the Vanguard and Virtuoso awards at the 2010 Indiecade Festival.