Joshuah Bearman is an editor and writer at the LA Weekly. He is also a contributor to McSweeney's and the Believer, both publications of unusual design and literary note. He has spent way too much time writing on such varied topics as the Presidential election, treasure hunting, and Mr. Winkle
the celebrity dog. Joshuah recently compiled an entire volume of writing on the Yeti, due out in September. He was also the first American journalist to blow the lid off the story of the Great Gerbil invasion of Xinjiang last year. He lives in Los Angeles.