Stacy Conradt

Stacy Conradt is a staff writer who's been contributing to mental_floss since 2008. As an avid board game lover, she is especially fond of her work on Split Decision and Mixed Nuts. In her spare time (ha) she likes to run badly and visit roadside attractions that make most people cringe. She never met an Abe Lincoln tribute she didn't love. If you have one to suggest, let her know at

The Original Reviews of 10 Classic Christmas Movies
15 Intriguing Facts About Walt Disney
12 Shiny Facts About Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
10 Facts About the Mall of America
The Tragic End to Franklin Pierce's Friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne
How Are Balloons Chosen for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
12 Festive Facts About A Christmas Story
13 Things You Didn't Know About Sam Goody
10 Facts About the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
11 Honorable Ways You Can Help Veterans
The Real Names of 42 Fictional Characters
10 Things You Might Not Know About Freddie Mercury
10 Saccharine Facts About Sweetest Day
10 Ways to Identify a Witch
10 Classic Books That Have Been Banned
5 Fast Facts About Billy the Kid
10 Fun Facts About Play-Doh
What 10 Classic Books Were Almost Called
20 Things You Didn't Know About Dairy Queen
10 Fascinating Facts About Princess Diana
10 Things You Might Not Know About Dorothy Parker
10 Things You Might Not Know About Steve Martin
10 Famous Movie Lines You're Probably Misquoting
14 Single-Scoops You Didn't Know About Baskin-Robbins
10 Facts About Hocus Pocus
8 Fake Brands Seen in Movies and TV Shows
10 Fascinating Facts About Gone With the Wind
How Jayne Mansfield Changed the Design of Tractor-Trailers
The 20 Most Annoying Songs Ever
12 Things You Might Not Know About Juneteenth
35 Movies Roger Ebert Really Hated
Mr. T, Celebrity Bodyguard
10 Facts About Clifford the Big Red Dog
9 Things You Might Not Know About Maurice Sendak
11 Expert Tips for Adopting a Cat
14 Fascinating Facts About Marilyn Monroe
35 Celebrities Who Served Our Country
4 Fascinating Facts About John Wayne
10 Fun Facts About Grauman's Chinese Theatre
11 Fun Facts About Barbie
The Mysterious Case of the Severed Feet in British Columbia
11 Timeless Yogi Berra Quotes
15 Facts About Disney's Jungle Cruise
How Do You Get an Invite to the Royal Wedding?
The Curse on Shakespeare's Grave
10 Other Things That Happened on May 5
Why Do People Drink Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby?
What Is the Meaning Behind "420"?
10 Fascinating Facts About Mary Pickford
15 Things You Might Not Know About The Sandlot


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