Josh Kilbourn is a native and lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay Area. He comes from a working class family; his father and grandfather were both U.S. Navy career veterans. As a teenager and young adult, he experienced and participated in the burgeoning Bay Area independent music scene of the 90s.
An auto-didact, Joshua is self-educated through eclectic reading both off and online, and lively discussions with knowledgeable people from diverse backgrounds.
He is a contributing author to West Memphis Witch Hunt, an anthology of modern poetry collected to raise awareness about the injustice suffered by Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols, and Jessie Misskelley Jr., known collectively as the West Memphis 3. The book is available on Amazon.com.
In general, Joshua is an advocate of Open Source everything for We The People. Specifically, he is currently focusing on promoting the Electoral Reform Act of 2012 and arranged for the volunteer filming of the New York presentation that went viral on Reddit. He maintains a blog at http://guerrillasurvival.net/.