Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a writer, editor, and curator of fine comic strip art. (Except Garfield.) His byline can be found within the pages of The New York Times,, and a slew of health and fitness-related publications.

Why the Boombox Scene in 'Say Anything' Almost Didn't Happen
The World's Best Restaurant Is in New York
7 Epic Magician Rivalries
Classic 'Doctor Who' Finally Hits Streaming
'Grammar Vigilante' Is Correcting Street Signs, One Apostrophe at a Time
The Great Girl Scout Cookie Shortage of World War II
How Pet Food Developers Whet Furry Appetites
Are the Girl Scout Cookies on Amazon Legit?
This 'Abbey Road' Watch Will Send You Back in Time
13 Colorful Facts About Crayola
This 'Noise Map' Reveals the Loudest Areas in the Country
A Brief History of M.C. Hammer's Pants
The Time a Ghost Had His Day in Court
This Boston Doctor Makes House Calls to the Homeless
Watch Stephen Hawking Audition Actors to Be His New Voice
This Craft Beer is Made With Recycled Toilet Water
15 of the Best Cities for Women in Tech
Spacewreck: The 'Captain EO' Story
This Smartphone Attachment Can Test Male Fertility
12 Facts You May Be Missing About Richard Simmons
The Strange Fate of Taco Bell's Taco-Making Machine
8 Movie Sequels Made Without Permission
What Happens When Someone Named Alexa Buys an Amazon Echo?
Virgin Galactic Will Blast Stephen Hawking into Space
Low-Income New Yorkers Can Now Get Low-Cost Internet
The Humane Way to Keep Skunks out of Your Yard
Candy Crush: The Bizarre History of Those '90s Mentos Commercials
'Rogue One' Deleted Scenes Are Staying in Disney's Vault
When Is Your Child Ready for a Smartphone?
The Real Heinz Just Bought Don Draper's Failed Ketchup Pitch
12 Solid Facts About 'Pumping Iron'
Levi's and Google Have Partnered to Create a Smart Jean Jacket
Penny Pinching: A History of Coin Elongation Machines
The Fart Jars of 17th Century Europe
2017 Might be a Bad Year for Lyme Disease
The Men Who Volunteered to Be Poisoned by the Government
Nike's New Shoe Might Help Break the Marathon World Record
25 Trailblazing Female Firsts
'F' for Feminist: IMDb Adds New Movie Rating
10 Self-Defense Tips From Boxer Jack Dempsey, Circa 1950
Why Don't UPS Drivers Turn Left?
What Do Those Numbers on the Bottom of Plastic Bottles Mean?
8 Things Women Used to Be Banned From Doing
What Does a U.S. Ambassador Really Do?
11 Things You Might Not Know About Make-A-Wish
The FCC Rescinds Rules That Protect You From Hackers
A Bubbly History of the Heart-Shaped Hot Tub
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Workout Might Ruin You
The 1956 Magic Trick That Sent BBC Viewers Into a Panic
Xbox One to Offer 'Netflix for Games'


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