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.

The Limbless Magician of 18th Century London
How Hitler's Volkswagen Beetle Conquered America
14 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Se7en’
12 Very Special Facts About Punky Brewster
7 People Injured by Pizza
12 Media Accounts of Beanie Babies Hysteria, Circa the 1990s
Watch These Puppies Play with the New BB-8 Toy
14 Things You Might Not Know About 'Sweet Valley High'
12 Things You Might Not Know About Weight Watchers
The Divers, Robots, and Toilets Saving NYC's Water Supply
10 More Athletes with Weird Contract Clauses
The Men Who Invented Fun: A History of Wham-O
12 Lesser-Known Wham-O Products You Have to See to Believe
7 Movies Terry Gilliam Just Can't Seem to Make
The Real-Life Operation That Works Like 'Operation'
No Small Splatter: The 10 Slimiest Stunts of 'Double Dare'
13 of Orson Welles' Greatest Put-Downs
13 Hard-Hitting Facts About 'American Gladiators'
America's Shrewdest Con Man: The "Christian Kid"
15 Highly Unconventional Sneaker Designs
14 Things You Might Not Know About QVC
7 Sneaky Subliminal Messages Hidden in Ads
The Time Bruce Lee Was Challenged to a Real Fight
15 Immortal Facts About 'Highlander'
'Back to the Future' is Now a Monopoly Game
Meet the Chicken Getting a $2500 Prosthetic Leg
The Secret History of Underoos
14 Blockbuster Facts About the Summer Movies of 1985
How Do Honeybees Survive the Winter?
14 Road-Worthy Facts About 'National Lampoon's Vacation'
Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?
Ack! 12 Things You Might Not Know About 'Bloom County'
11 Pivotal Technology Plot Points in 'The Net'—20 Years Later
The Man Who Built Suburbia
9 Sweet Facts for Sour Patch Kids Day
8 Marvel Movies That Never Left the Drawing Board
Bare Skin! 'Hussies'! Miss America's Scandalous Beginnings
15 Ways to Profit From Poop
Albert Einstein's "Horrendously Strenuous" First Visit to the U.S.
17 Creative Resumes Designed to Stand Out
The German POWs Who Lived, Worked and Loved in Texas
Miss May Whitley, Self-Defense Expert of 1930s London
How a Woman Should Undress, According to the 1930s
13 Things You Might Not Know About 'Apollo 13'
July 1, 1979: Sony's Walkman Changes Recorded History
Papa John's, Pizza Hut, and the Great Pizza Feud of 1997
The Short, Strange Life of McDonald's Pizza
The Author Who Wrote in Bookstore Windows
What Pilots See When You Shine a Laser Pointer at Aircraft
How 'Jane Fonda's Workout' Conquered the World


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