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How to Pitch: Mental Floss

This mag for the knowledge junkie seeks writers skilled in artful storytelling.

By Andrea Williams - June 24, 2014
The information in this article is current and accurate.

Circulation: 150,000
Frequency: Nine issues a year
Special issues: the Biggest Questions Issue and the Genius Issue

Background: There's typically one at every office party or industry networking event: The guy who walks around doling out bits of useless trivia to innocent bystanders, covering topics as wide-ranging as the mating patterns of red-throated parrot finches and the middle names of all attendees at the Constitutional Convention. And while you may have attributed his genius antics to a genetic predisposition for retaining interesting factoids, there may be a more likely ...

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