Matt Groening, who began his career as a rock critic, changed television forever when he brought animation back to prime time with the immortal nuclear family The Simpsons. He is also creator and executive producer of the FOX animated series Futurama, as well as the comics Life in Hell and Akbar and Jeff. He lives in Los Angeles.
Paul Bresnick is a literary agent and editor who has edited many award-winning music books. He lives in New York City and East Hampton.