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 Are Social Security Cards So Flimsy?
14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of TSA Agents
13 Arresting Facts About 'Cops'
Waldo's Topless Beach Scandal
12 Furry Facts About Build-A-Bear
7 Authors Who Wrote Themselves into Their Work
15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Airline Pilots
12 Legendary Facts About 'Legends of the Hidden Temple'
7 Tips for Healthier Teeth
10 Trivial Facts About 'Pop Up Video' (Bloop)
8 Things You Might Not Know About Signing Your Name
30 Years Ago: 'The Dark Knight' Changes Comics Forever
When "Captain Midnight" Hacked HBO
Why Some Parents Push For a Leap Day Baby
The True Story of the Coca-Cola Knockoff Koca-Nola
This Was Once the Fifth Playing Card Suit
25 Enchanting Facts About New Mexico
14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Plumbers
25 Cozy Facts About Vermont
15 Swab-Worthy Facts About Q-Tips
Garbage Pail Kids Are Now Printed on Demand
When Andy Kaufman Lost It on Live Television
Her Name Was Skeeter: The Mystery of the Missing Muppet
14 Things You Might Not Know About Target
15 Fast-Forward Facts About Blockbuster Video
10 Tips for Lending (or Borrowing) Money
The Short, Tragic Life of the Eight-Ball Jacket
When Hitchcock Banned Audiences From Seeing His Movies
A Hypnotic History of Screensavers
8 Things Invented by Famous Writers
Do Skunks Know They Stink?
8 Classic Movie Props That Were Tossed in the Trash
10 Things to Know Before Test-Driving a Car
Jawesome: The Story of Street Sharks
Why Do Books Have Blank Pages?
15 Campy Facts About 'Batman'
Oral History: Punky Brewster's Refrigerator Danger
14 Freshly-Brewed Facts About Starbucks
When 'November Rain' Excited, Confused Rock Fans
Maximum Cute: How Funko Conquered the Toy World
14 Facts You Might Not Know About McDonald's
15 Aggro Facts About Nickelodeon's 'Guts'
When Quentin Tarantino Directed an Episode of 'ER'
Birthing the New York Public Library Lions
15 Things You Probably Didn't Know About HBO
How Starter Jackets Came Unraveled
12 Frank Facts About 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'
14 Things You Might Not Know About Nike
Why Are Cats Afraid of Water?
How Much Does a Fart Weigh?


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