Addi Somekh lives in Los Angeles and creates abstract balloon art with his company New Balloon Art. His hobbies include playing racquetball, playing music, and making broad, unsubstantiated generalizations. Addi also teaches a course at UC Santa Cruz called “Meaning, Paradox and Love”.
Charlie Eckert is a freelance photojournalist and video producer covering breaking news. He contributed reporting, research and videography to a New York Times/Frontline investigation on fantasy sports. His past coverage has included the war in Afghanistan and Haiti's 2010 earthquake.