Patrick Volkerding
Patrick Volkerding (born October 20, 1966) is the founder and maintainer of the Slackware Linux distribution. Volkerding is Slackware's "Benevolent Dictator for Life" (BDFL), and is also known informa...
Marshall Ledbetter
Marshall Ledbetter, Jr. (June 10, 1969 – July 14, 2003) was an American photographer, psychedelics enthusiast, iconoclast and unconventional protester.
In the early morning of June 14, 1991, Ledbe...
Robert Anton Wilson
Robert Anton Wilson (born Robert Edward Wilson, January 18, 1932 – January 11, 2007) was an American author, novelist, essayist, editor, playwright, poet, futurist, psychologist, and self-described ag...
Harry S. Robins
Harry S. Robins, known as "Hal", is a voice artist and screen writer. Robins is best known for his vocal work in the Half-Life series of computer games, and has made a return as the voice of Tinker i...
Paul Mavrides
Paul Mavrides (born 1952) is an American artist, best known for his critique-laden comics, cartoons, paintings, graphics, performances and writings that encompass a disturbing yet humorous catalog of ...
Paul Reubens
Paul Reubens (born Paul Rubenfeld; August 27, 1952) is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined the Los Angel...
Joe Riley (artist)
Joseph Vergel "Joe" Riley (February 26, 1964 – September 27, 2007) was a U.S. visual and plastic artist based in Dallas, Texas. A painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and special effects makeup artist, he ma...
Mark Mothersbaugh
Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (/ˈmʌðərzbɔː/; born May 18, 1950) is a United States musician, composer, singer and painter. He is a co-founder of the new wave band Devo and has been its lead singer since 197...
Devo
Devo (/ˈdiːvoʊ/, originally /diːˈvoʊ/) is an American rock band formed in 1972 consisting of members from Kent and Akron, Ohio. The classic line-up of the band included two sets of brothers, the Moth...
Ivan Stang
Rev. Ivan Stang, born Douglass St. Clair Smith (August 21, 1953) is an American writer, filmmaker and broadcaster, best known as the author and publisher of the first screed of the Church of the SubGe...
Mojo Nixon
Mojo Nixon (born Neill Kirby McMillan, Jr.; August 2, 1957) is an American musician, known for playing psychobilly music. He has officially retired from playing live and recording, though he does host...
J. R. "Bob" Dobbs
J. R. "Bob" Dobbs is the figurehead of the Church of the SubGenius. His image is derived from a piece of 1950s clip art. According to SubGenius dogma, "Bob" was a drilling equipment salesman who, i...
Bob Mothersbaugh
Robert Leroy "Bob" Mothersbaugh, Jr., (/ˈmʌðərzbɔː/; born August 11, 1952), or "Bob 1", is the lead guitarist and occasional vocalist for Devo and younger brother of lead vocalist Mark Mothersbaugh. H...
Nancy A. Collins
Nancy A. Collins (born September 10, 1959) is a United States horror fiction writer best known for her series of vampire novels featuring her character Sonja Blue. Collins has also written for comic b...
Mark Dery
Mark Dery (born December 24, 1959) is an American author, lecturer and cultural critic. He writes about "media, the visual landscape, fringe trends, and unpopular culture." From 2001 to 2009, he taugh...
Kerry Wendell Thornley
Kerry Wendell Thornley (April 17, 1938 – November 28, 1998) is known as the co-founder (along with childhood friend Greg Hill) of Discordianism, in which context he is usually known as Omar Khayyam Ra...