The philosopher Slavoj Žižek is one of the most influential thinkers worldwide, a synonym for provocative and penetrating thought that dissects and agitates the global zeitgeist, although he himself prefers to see himself as a "Hegelian communist". Žižek has written more than hundred volumes and hundreds of articles and has collaborated in many films. He is also the subject of numerous books, including graphic novels and critical studies, and several films.
Ervin Hladnik Milharčič is a journalist, writer, and translator. He is, among others, the recipient of the Golden Bird Award and the Award of the Slovene Association of Journalists for Journalistic Excellence. As a correspondent, he once primarily reported from the Middle East and the USA. For some time, he was the editor of the daily Delo’s supplement Sobotna Priloga. He is currently writing for the daily Dnevnik.