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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 twitter.com/stacy_writes.

Movies
Trailer Thursday: 42, Disconnect and Scary Movie V
TV
Bates Motel Recap, Episode 4: "Trust Me"
List
10 Things to Remember About Annette Funicello
Big Question
What Do Kirsten Dunst and Scott Disick Have in Common?
Movies
"The Sandlot": Where Are They Now?
Movies
The Faces Behind 31 Disney Villains
List
10 Movies Roger Ebert Really Hated
Movies
Trailer Thursday: Dinosaurs, Teapots, and the Undead. Oh My!
TV
Bates Motel, Episode 3: "What's Wrong with Norman?"
Movies
Trailer Thursday: G.I. Joe, Wrong, The Host, and more
TV
Bates Motel Recap, Episode 2: "Nice Town You Picked, Norma."
Movies
Trailer Thursday: Tina Fey, Morgan Freeman and... Lindsay Lohan?!
History
The Pastries That Cost Santa Anna His Leg
TV
Bates Motel Recap: Episode 1, "First You Dream, Then You Die"
Science
Vladimir Nabokov Talks Synesthesia
TV
A Boy's Best Friend is His Mother: Everything You Need to Know About Norman Bates
List
6 Fictional Houses You Can Move Into
History
Other People Who Should Have Bewared the Ides
Videos
Trailer Thursday: The Call and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
History
5 Famous Filibusters
Big Question
Why is Charles Schulz in the Hockey Hall of Fame?
List
6 Actors Who Have Both an Oscar and a Razzie
Article
The Most Unexpected Oscar Swag Ever
Article
How Red Velvet Cake Got Its Name
History
The Oscar Feud That Spans Seven Decades
History
How a Charm Bracelet Inspired the Monopoly Tokens
History
The Way to Lincoln’s Heart: Mary Todd’s Courting Cake
History
The Curious Tradition of Valentine's Day Hate Mail
List
10 Famous Residents of McLean Psychiatric Hospital
Movies
Trailer Tuesday: Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger
List
The Cast of Teen Witch, 24 Years Later
Article
The First-Ever Footage of a Giant Squid in its Natural Habitat
Article
10 Other Doomsday Predictions That Were Not Correct
Article
Dragon Spotted Over Disney World
Article
12 Characters From Your Childhood Voiced by Tim Curry
List
11 Internet-Related Plots from '90s TV Shows
List
10 Twinkie Talking Points
List
11 Acts of Kindness in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
List
15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Wreck-It Ralph
List
25 College Classes Based on TV Shows
Big Question
Why Do Nebraska and Maine Split Electoral Votes?
Article
The Dixville Notch Results Are In
List
11 NaNoWriMo Books That Have Been Published
Article
A Paranormal Activity-Style Engagement...At Disneyland
List
5 Books Dictated From Beyond the Grave
List
Can You Tattoo a Corpse? And Four Other Fascinating Facts About Death
List
11 Creative Breakthroughs People Had in Their Sleep
Article
Your Favorite Authors Are Frauds: 6 Famous Ghostwriters
Article
The West Coast EPCOT That Never Was
List
7 Politicians Who Appeared on Game Shows
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