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Jason English

Jason English was named Editor-in-Chief, Digital for mental_floss in 2011 after serving as Managing Editor since 2007. He runs the @mental_floss twitter account and created the board game Split Decision. In 2013 mentalfloss.com won the Webby Award for Best Blog–Culture and was named one of the 50 Best Websites by TIME.

Jason was previously a freelance contributor to mental_floss magazine and a mediocre copywriter for several New York ad agencies. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, three daughters and yellow lab, Bailey, who's also a girl.

Strategic Incompetence
HD DVD vs. Blu-ray Disc
What Became of Captain Gary Powers?
Grandparental Knowledge
The Top Top Albums
What are the 57 Varieties of Heinz?
Will The Madden Curse Strike Again?
A Question for the Authors
Guilty Pleasures, and Three Things I Didn't Know About Mike & The Mad Dog
Low Tech, High Comedy
Is Your Baby Smarter Than A 5th Grader?
Name That Guy Playing That Tune
A Naming Exercise
A Film About A Font
Your Tone
Three Things I Didn't Know About Orange Julius
Mall Trivia
JetBlue Lands A Punch
Your Wrestling Fix
McAmazing Commercial
What's a Hoya?
RecycleMania!
Another Holiday I Almost Forgot To Celebrate
Following The Pet Food Recall
Live from the Bus
Three Things I Didn't Know About eBay
Act III: Retirement
Sick Myths
On Frivolous Lawsuits
Cooking Class
April Fool's Day and William McKinley
The Long Arm of the Law
Go Outside and Play Video Games
Found: Lost Records
Breakfast: It's What's for Dinner
Three Things I Didn't Know About Simon Cowell
For People Who Hate Waiting Rooms
Notable Alumni from Hawaii's Punahou School
Breaking Down The Tourney
Three Things I Didn't Know About The Pomegranate
The Beer Launcher
An Eye-Opening New Feature
Frozen Waves. Or Maybe Not Waves. But Frozen Something.
Masters of Suspensions
Shadow Puppetry with Prince
On Brad Delp, 1951-2007
Spring Forward
Spawns of Seinfeld
No Love for Duke
Making Toaster History
MENTAL FLOSS

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