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Our Authors

Our Writers are as Interesting as the Stories They Cover calls upon its own editorial staff (principally editor-in-chief Richard “Zippy” Grigonis) as well as freelancers from around the country.

Here are some authors who have contributed to Interesting America:


Caitlin Doherty is Interesting America's pizza-ologist and fun eatery afficionado. She also likes fun places to visit when she can find the time. A New Jersey native, she is a pharmacy technician for a hospital.

Phil Dotree photo Phil Dotree has written over 2,000 articles on various subjects for many web- sites and news websites (Fark,, etc.). He has been featured on the Howard Stern show and

April S. KenyonApril S. Kenyon lives in the small city of Salem, situated in the scenic hills of southern Indiana. She received a BA in English from Indiana University in 1997 and has been pursuing a full-time career in freelance writing since the beginning of 2010. April writes for a number of online content sites, providing articles and research on a wide variety of topics for clients worldwide. Some of her favorite subjects to write about include those of an environmental and historic nature.

Abby SlutskyAbby Slutsky is a freelance writer and poet whose work appears both on the Internet and in print (she has had articles published in Sasee Magazine and Learning Through History). She has a BA in English writing from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Education from Chestnut Hill College and a Juris Doctorate from Boston University. In her spare time, she volunteers for a hospice, plays Mah Jongg and shuttles her two boys to USTA junior tennis tournaments. A resident of Pennsylvania, she enjoys cake decorating, writing and traveling.


About Us

What's really so interesting about Interesting

Many web experts say that in order for a website to be successful, it must have a tight focus—occupy a niche.

Well, our only specialty is to be your one-stop shop for curing boredom! We cast a wide net to bring you information about all sorts of interesting things to do, places to go, and oddities & mysteries to ponder, right here in the good old USA.

Whether you live on a mountain in Colorado, a farm in Idaho, a Gotham apartment or a stately Victorian home in that fair city by the Bay, don't forget to browse on over to, kick off your shoes, and stay for a while.

Refresh yourself where interesting stuff is always on tap!