About Keith Burris
Keith C. Burris has been a journalist for 30 years and has written widely on politics, government, culture, and the arts for publications ranging from Commonweal to The New York Times. He worked previously for The Blade from 1986 to 1989. For 25 years he lived in Connecticut where, for 21 years, he was editorial page editor of the Journal Inquirer, in Manchester. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and has taught at a number of American colleges and universities. He and his wife Amy, an artist, have three grown children -- Alexander, Sophia, and William. Contact him at email@example.com.
About Kirk Walters
Kirk Walters has been the editorial cartoonist for The Blade since 1985. His work is distributed by King Features to over 350 newspapers. His cartoons have been used by NPR and PBS Newshour. One of his cartoons is among DVD bonus features of "The Smartest Guys in the Room"--an Academy Award nominated documentary on the Enron scandal. Kirk lives with his children and a mountain of bills in west Toledo. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.