Julie Seabaugh served as A&E staff writer at Las Vegas Weekly and has contributed to Rolling Stone, GQ, Variety, Entertainment Weekly, The Village Voice, The Huffington Post, Spin, Revolver, Budget Travel, Vulture, Alternative Press, Time Out New York, Time Out Chicago, L.A. Weekly, Seattle Weekly, Nashville Scene, Kansas City Pitch, St. Louis’s Riverfront Times, Phoenix New Times, Dallas Observer, Denver’s Westword, Houston Press, Miami New Times and The Las Vegas Sun.
John Merriman has worked with the Moontower festival since it's inception in 2012. He is the co-host of the festival's long-running interview series "Inside Joke" where he has interviewed luminaries including Steven Wright, Maria Bamford and Patton Oswalt. Before Moontower, he spent five years at the Austin Film Fesival as a film programmer where he helped launch the Comedy Vanguard program and the Funniest Filmmaker in Austin series. He has called Austin his home since 1996.