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.

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Listen to The Monkees’ First New Song in 20 Years
Vans and Nintendo Are Partnering on a Retro Gaming Sneaker Line
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Website Adds Playable Retro Video Games
8 Rejected Ideas for Movie Sequels
Toast Your Favorite Selfie for Breakfast
Disney Adds Five New Attractions to Its Tokyo Theme Parks
Before PlayStation, Sony Tinkered With a "Prototype TV Game Machine"
15 Music Videos Filmed In One Shot
11 Actors Who Asked for Their Characters to Be Killed Off
Pop-Tarts Introduces A&W Root Beer and Orange Crush Flavors
11 Future Stars Who Appeared in Disney Channel Original Movies
Starbucks Introduces New Coffee-Themed Emojis
The Criterion Collection and TCM Are Launching a New Streaming Service
Prince Released an Interactive Video Game in 1994
Smart Clothespin Tells You When Your Laundry Is Done
Kellogg’s Launches Breakfast With Cleopatra Virtual Reality Experience
Driverless Pods Will Hit Singapore's Streets This Year
Steve Jobs Explains Why the Apple II Will Never Be Obsolete
9 Movies That Were Supposed to Be Sequels to Other Movies
Turn Your Instagram Photos Into a Coloring Book
The History of Pizza, in Eight Slices
The Pre-Show Rituals of 8 Famous Comedians
Watch the Very Valuable Story of the Number Zero
Hammock-Style Headrest Is the Perfect Companion for a Long Flight
Disney World’s Updated FastPass+ Aims to Eliminate Long Lines
This Clever T-Shirt Will Help You Communicate in Any Language
Is Gus Fring Coming to 'Better Call Saul'? One Fan Theory Says Yes
‘Punch-Out!!’ Easter Egg Discovered Almost 30 Years After Game’s Release
9 Movie Theater Snacks From Around the World
This Pixar Marketing Video from 1990 Looks a Lot Like an Infomercial
12 Movies Steven Spielberg Almost Made
14 Rock Stars Who Made Cameos in Movies
An Underwater Art Exhibit Just Opened in the Florida Keys
‘Gilmore Girls’ Candles Will Make Any Room Smell Like Stars Hollow
Watch 10 Seasons of ‘The Joy of Painting’ on YouTube—for Free
Celebrate 30 Years of ‘The Legend of Zelda’ With This 24K Gold NES
11 Movies that Changed Because of Test Audiences
Amazon Now Offers More Than 100 Dash Buttons
LEGO’s Disney Minifigure Collection Will Hit Stores in May
Watch Tom Hiddleston Anchor the Weather in Chicago
Google Wants You to Love Your Landline Again
13 Google Chrome Extensions to Help You Get the Most Out of the Internet
Reebok Is Bringing Back Ripley’s Futuristic Sneakers for Alien Day
McDonald’s Newest Offering is a Mobile Ordering App
LEGO Vending Machine Dispenses McDonald's French Fries
Now You Can Watch Netflix With a Long-Distance Partner
New App Teaches Users How to Survive a Plane Crash
15 Future Stars Who Appeared on PBS Kids
Pizza Hut Uses Pungent Fruit as a Pizza Topping in China


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