Mark Mehler is a veteran journalist whose work has appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines including the New York Times and the Village Voice. He lives in Jackson Heights, New York.<br> <br> Charles Paikert is a journalist based in New York City. He wrote the text for the history of professional basketball exhibit in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and has written about basketball for Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, and the Village Voice. He resides in South Orange, New Jersey.<br>