Jay Margolis is a noted Marilyn Monroe author and expert who graduated from the University of Southern California summa cum laude (and did so a year early). For his distinguished paper on African American reparations, Margolis became a Jesse Unruh Research Scholar. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Richard Buskin is a New York Times bestselling author and freelance journalist who specializes in film, music, television, and pop culture. His articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world, and among the thirty nonfiction books that he has written are biographies of Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Whitney Houston, and Sheryl Crow. A native of London, England, he lives in Chicago, Illinois.