Sebastian Junger is the New York Times bestselling author of War, The Perfect Storm, and A Death in Belmont. Together with Tim Hetherington, he directed the documentary Restrepo, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and has been awarded a National Magazine Award and an SAIS Novartis Prize for journalism.
Claire Mulaney is a comedian and writer from Chicago. She is a Yale alum who performed with the school’s longest running improv team, The Yale Exit Players, and recently spent two years as a writer on a little show you may have heard of, Saturday Night Live. Yes, THAT Saturday Night Live.
La Luz is a four piece, surf rock band formed in Seattle, now residing in Los Angeles, who combine lush, layered vocal harmonies and reverb-drenched guitars to form their signature sound, "Surf Noir." Their two full length albums, It's Alive and Weirdo Shrine, were met with acclaim. Also, they're really cool.