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.

Oreo Debuts New Choco Chip Flavor
Ice Cream Truck Feud to Become a New Feature Film
Amazon Will Open Third Physical Store in New York City
New York City's Prospect Park Is Getting a Captain America Statue
Watch Director Abbas Kiarostami's Debut Short Film
Take a 360-Degree Tour of an Iconic New York City Record Store
IMAX Wants to Build You a Home Theater
Kellogg to Open Cereal Bar and Cafe in NYC
Taste the Dark Side with a Stars Wars Death Star Toaster
Heirloom Chrome Extension Customizes Rotten Tomatoes to Your Movie Tastes
12 Famous Artists Who Designed Album Covers
(Another) 9 Outrageous Movie Theories You Didn’t See Coming
Hostess is Bringing Deep Fried Twinkies to a Walmart Near You
10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People
Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Is Full of Hidden Mickeys
12 TV Commercials You Might Not Realize Were Made by Pixar
What Kind of Salary Would the X-Men Make in Real Life?
‘Tecmo Super Bowl’ Secret Revealed, 25 Years Later
Watch This Cool Supercut of Quentin Tarantino Characters
15 Inspiring Celebrity Commencement Speeches
This Laundry-Folder is the Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed
Check Out the Secret Airplane Bedrooms Where Flight Crews Sleep
Visit the Overlook Hotel from 'The Shining' in Virtual Reality
There’s a McDonald’s in Australia That Sells Nothing But Fries
Starbucks Taps Into America’s Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Market
McDonald’s is Giving Away an 18-Karat Gold Chicken McNugget
Dunkin’ Donuts is Now Serving Candy-Flavored Iced Coffee
Disney World Honored a Woman’s Unused Pass … from 1994
The Real People Who Inspired 5 Comic Book Characters
‘Deadpool’ Used Recycled Footage from ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’
Rare ‘Revenge of the Jedi’ Trailer Unearthed After More Than 30 Years
An Adult-Sized Catbus is Coming to the Ghibli Museum
Oreo Unveils New Limited Edition Blueberry Pie and Fruity Crisp Flavors
In South Korea, There's an Ice Cream That Can Cure a Hangover
This License Plate Cover Doubles as a Collision Warning System
‘The Legend of Zelda’ Is Now a Chess Set
10 (More) Outrageous Movie Theories You Didn’t See Coming
Crayola Will Turn Your Kid’s Drawing Into a Stuffed Animal
McDonald’s Introduces Red and Green Burgers in China
This Smartphone App Can Solve Your Handwritten Math Problems
Nintendo’s Unreleased Snow White Game Recovered After 25 Years
Witness the Life of a Sega Video Game Tester (in 1996)
A London Pizza Hut is Testing a Craft Beer-Infused Crust
Early Demo Versions of 11 Hit Songs
Topps Has Launched a ‘Walking Dead’ Digital Trading Card App
There’s a Burger King in Helsinki That’s Also a Spa
Krispy Kreme Unveils New Nutella Flavor at Doughnut ATM in London
A ‘Ghostbusters’ VR Experience is Coming to Madame Tussauds
Watch a Group of Skydivers Play Quidditch in Mid-Air
Paul Thomas Anderson Directed Radiohead’s New Video—and It's Playing in Theaters


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