Terror Threat May Be Mostly a Big Bluff Bart Kosko, Bart Kosko teaches probability and statistics at USC, where he is a professor of electrical engineering. He is author of "Heaven in a Chip" (Random House, 2000).
Candidates, Stand Up for Talking Dirty Penn Jillette, Penn Jillette, the louder, bigger half of the magic/comedy team of Penn & Teller, is author of the novel "Sock" (St. Martin's Press, 2004).
Reading Is a Prime Defense Against Assault on Our Rights Francine Prose, Francine Prose is a novelist, a contributing editor at Harper's and vice president of the board of trustees for the PEN American Center. A longer article on this subject appears in the fall 2004 issue of the Virginia Quarterly Review.