Dan Crane was once a bored software producer. The he discovered air guitar. A true testament to the liberating power of the invisible instrument, air guitar was the catalyst that allowed Crane to leave his day job behind and pursue his dream of being a writer and performer. Since then, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, Esquire and the Los Angeles Times. He also performs as Jean-Luc Retard in a faux French rock and roll band known as Nous Non Plus.As air guitarist Bjorn Turoque (pronounced Bjorn too-ROCK) Crane has participated in numerous air guitar competitions throughout the world. Since joining the circuit, he and his air guitar have appeared on CNN, VH1, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Last Call with Carson Daly, Fox & Friends, in a Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure special edition DVD, and in a Japanese girl band's music video directed by Doug Aitken. He's lectured on the subject at the Experience Music Project museum in Seattle, and is the founder of Aireoke: when air guitar meets karaoke.Bjorn co-stars in the award-winning documentary Air Guitar Nation, directed by Alexandra Lipstiz.Bjorn's heroes are guitarist Jimmy Page, sculptor Richard Serra, and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Bjorn retired from official competition in 2005.