Lana Schwartz is a writer who was born, raised, and continues to live in New York City. She is a proud member of the sketch team Deathbird, whose show HINT: A Murder Mystery is currently running at UCB. Lana was previously a contributor at StarWipe, and she's also written for ​The New Yorker, The Hairpin, Above Average, The Toast, mental_floss, and various other sites around the internet. As one half of Nanners Comedy, Lana creates videos for the internet and hosts the monthly variety show My Hometown. By day, Lana is a writer at an environmental non-profit, which means she's happy to talk about climate change literally any time you would like. For more on Lana, as well as instructions on how to pronounce her name, please visit