CLOSE

Sean Hutchinson

Sean Hutchinson lives in the wilds of Brooklyn, NY. He’s got a couple of them fancy schmancy academic degrees in English literature, is a big World War II buff, counts Carl Sagan and Harry Nilsson among his personal heroes, and he’s also a huge movie fan. When he's not coming up with strange and interesting things to write about on Mental Floss, he's writing movie reviews and news at CriterionCast.

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Saw III'
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'The Hills Have Eyes 2'
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Let’s Go to Prison'
15 Things You Might Not Know About Connecticut
15 Facts About 'Apocalypto'
How Chinese is Chinese Food?
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Kill Bill Vol. 2'
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Dragonball Evolution'
Why Isn't Cat Food Mouse-Flavored?
15 Things You Didn't Know About Famous Art
15 International Greeting Rituals Americans Should Adopt
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Clerks II
What Are Scabs Made Of?
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist'
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'The Marine 3: Homefront'
Why Do We Have Middle Names?
How Lethal Is My Doctor's Sloppy Handwriting?
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Valkyrie'
11 Awesome Pieces of Movie-Inspired Merch You Can Buy
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Conan the Destroyer'
15 Things You May Not Have Known About 'Conan the Barbarian'
What’s the Difference Between a Lake and a Pond?
15 Things You May Not Have Known About 'Lake Dead'
15 Things You May Not Have Known About 'X2: X-Men United'
15 Things You May Not Have Known About 'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li'
11 Movie Soundtracks by a Single Artist
15 Things You May Not Have Known About 'Lock Up'
How the Criterion Collection Restored 'A Hard Day’s Night' for a Theater Near You
The Long and Difficult Publication History of James Joyce’s Dubliners
15 Things You Might Not Know About Massachusetts
What’s the Difference Between “Prison” and “Jail”?
20 Fun Facts About 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'
The Student Films of 20 Famous Directors
Where Does the Phrase “Hat-Trick” Come From?
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Army of Darkness'
11 of Bill Murray's Greatest Letterman Appearances
R2-D2 and C-3PO Briefly Appear in Raiders of the Lost Ark
Really Harsh Early Reviews of 20 Classic 20th-Century Novels
11 Movies that Shaped the Digital Revolution
10 People Banned from SNL
Which Came First: Airplanes or Paper Airplanes?
14 Charming Quotes About The Smiths by Morrissey
15 Highlights from the Library of Congress's Carl Sagan Archive
15 Facts in Honor of Wayne Gretzky's 53rd Birthday
The Perfect Paper Airplane
What Causes Audio Feedback?
Where Did The Term "Happy Hour" Come From?
10 Directors with Major Roles in Other Directors’ Films
Is It True That Elephants Never Forget?
MENTAL FLOSS

newsletter

A super-skimmable daily digest.