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, ESPN.com, Wired.com and a slew of health and fitness-related publications.

12 Feathered Facts About 'Charlie's Angels'
Athletic Support: A History of Sports Agents
15 Groovy Facts About Bruce Campbell
Man in the Moon: How Mac Tonight Became the Burger King
14 Things You Might Not Know About U-Haul
12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Voice Actors
25 Sweet Facts About Alabama
Adjusted for Inflation: A History of the Reebok Pump
15 Amazin' Facts About the Mets
How the DeLorean (Almost) Came Back From the Dead
Aaugh! 10 Facts About It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Are Snakes Immune to Their Own Venom?
6 Hallmark Products Greeted With Controversy
10 Vital Cultural Sites That Might Vanish
The Origin of the 'Sports Illustrated' Football Phone
14 'Dark Shadows' Facts With Bite
Why Are Car Air Fresheners Shaped Like Trees?
13 Button-Mashing Facts About GameStop
When Walt Disney Opened an Elementary School
The Counterfeiter Who Sank the Confederacy
14 Unusual Ways McDonald's Did Business in the '60s
7 Movies That Sent People Running Out of Theaters
When Ancient Texts Vanish, These Scientists Make Them Reappear
11 Doctor-Recommended Facts About 'Doogie Howser, M.D.'
Mike Tyson's Cash-Out: Boxer Introduces Bitcoin ATM in Las Vegas
"The Surest Jaws on All Four Paws": Ashley Whippet, Dog Frisbee Pioneer
The Limbless Magician of 18th Century London
How Hitler's Volkswagen Beetle Conquered America
14 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Se7en’
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


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