David Shayne, one of the usual gang of idiots, is the author of MADvertising. A former member of the MAD editorial staff, he currently writes for television. He lives in Los Angeles.
Peter Kuper, the primary artist for Spy vs. Spy since 1998, also creates art for Time, Newsweek, Esquire, The New York Times, and the New
Yorker. He wrote and illustrated Sticks and Stones, an award-winning wordless graphic novel about the rise and fall of empires. He lives in Mexico.
J.J. Abrams, the acclaimed TV and movie producer, director, and writer behind such huge hits as Lost, Alias, and Mission Impossible III, lives in Los Angeles.