Rudie Obias

Rudie Obias lives in Brooklyn, New York. He's a freelance writer interested in cinema, pop culture, science fiction, and web culture. His work can be found at,, UPROXX, io9,,, and, of course, Mental Floss. He is also a Co-Working Evangelist for Bat Haus Co-Working in Brooklyn.

15 Facts About Rushmore On Its 20th Anniversary
20 Brilliant Jokes Hidden in Arrested Development
11 Forgotten Apple Products
9 Horror Movies Inspired by Real-Life Events
11 Things You Might Not Know About Sports Night
10 Things That Went Disastrously Wrong on Disneyland’s Opening Day
11 Screenwriters Who Hated Their Own Movies
11 Browser Extensions That Can Save You Money Every Time You Shop Online
10 Actors Who Regretted Leaving Hit TV Shows
25 Amazing Netflix Hacks to Enhance Your Viewing Experience
15 Actors Who Could've Played Han Solo
13 Forgotten Sequels to Popular TV Shows
Business Class: 20 Products That Will Upgrade Any Home Office
20 Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie Locations You Can Visit in Real Life
42 Facts About Jackie Robinson
11 Movies Based on Poems
24 Organizing Products to Make Smarter Use of Your Closet Space
10 Super Facts About Jessica Jones
10 Cool Facts About Curling
Ready to Cut the Cord? 12 Cost-Saving Alternatives to Cable
10 Things You Didn’t Know Your Video Game Console Could Do
6 New Events Will Debut At This Year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang
20 Star Wars Movie Locations You Can Visit in Real Life
12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your Streaming Devices
12 Halloween Traditions From Around the World
12 Halloween Traditions From Around the World
15 Forgotten Video Game Mascots From the 1990s
20 Things You Might Not Have Known About Firefly
10 Hit Songs That Were Almost Never Released
How to Tell If Your Connection is Not Private
10 Characters Left Out of the Movie Versions of Popular Books
Hidden Bar in New York City's Grand Central Reopens
10 TV Shows That Recycled Their Sets
15 Famous Movie Hotels You Can Visit in Real Life
10 Outrageous TV Show Fan Theories
12 Unusual Drive-Through Services
'Super Mario Bros.'-Themed Pop-Up Bar Opens in Washington D.C.
The Hidden Meanings Behind 15 Company Names
11 Unexpected Starbucks Menu Items From Around the World
6 Strange Guided Tours From Around the World
15 Academy Award Firsts
'A Clockwork Orange' Author Anthony Burgess's 5 Favorite Dystopian Novels
21 First-Time Directors Nominated For An Academy Award
Turn Your iPad Into a Typewriter With This Bluetooth Keyboard
Need Help Filing Your Taxes? IBM's Watson Can Help
8 Oscar Nominations That Were Revoked
Chrome's New Update Makes Your Web Surfing Safer and Faster
Coming Soon: Hulu Will Add Offline Viewing Option
Watch the Song Recording Sessions from 10 Classic Disney Movies
8 Simple Ways to Speed Up Your Smartphone


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