Since 2014, Lisa and David Spira have published well-researched, rational, and reasonably humorous escape room reviews, design tips, player tips, and industry commentary on Room Escape Artist. Their mission is to share their love of exploring giant puzzles and to push the makers of those giant puzzles to create the best experiences they can. They strive to grow the community of amazing people who love solving the puzzles together. Lisa is an onomastician who turned her lifelong obsession with names into a career in language technology. She currently works as Head of Content Intelligence at Persado. Lisa holds a degree in linguistics from Syracuse University and also works as a private baby name consultant. David is an experience designer and product manager who strives for a deeper understanding of how things work, and the ways people interact with their world. He holds degrees in communication and history from the University at Buffalo, and a masters in communication and information science from Rutgers University.