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.

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
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
14 Things You Might Not Know About Nike
Why Are Cats Afraid of Water?
How Much Does a Fart Weigh?
Isaac Asimov, Radio Shack Pitchman
The Tasty Origins of the Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
10 Festive Facts About Holiday Greeting Cards
12 Frosty Facts About Snowmen
Why Do Doctors Still Carry Pagers?
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life
When 'Return of the Jedi' Was Stolen at Gunpoint
The 60-Year Struggle to Bring 'Childhood's End' to Screens
11 Brilliant Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
How Sylvester Stallone Almost Made 'The Godfather: Part III'
When Office Christmas Parties Were Totally Insane
13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Retail Store Employees
The Lectores Who Read to Cuba's Cigar Rollers
Reliving the Horror of Magic Potty Baby
Oral History: In 1985 Snuffy Shocked Sesame Street
17 Fascinating Facts About Nintendo Legend Shigeru Miyamoto
The Fart That Started a Revolution
In a League of Her Own: The Girl Who Fought to Play Baseball With the Boys
Turn It Up, Man! Remembering 'Freedom Rock'
No One Knows Who Wrote This James Bond Novel
The Case of the Missing 'Encyclopedia Brown' Movie
10 Kids' Books Too Dangerous To Stay on Shelves
Force of Habit: The Nun Who Became an FBI Agent
12 of the Weirdest Ballot Initiatives in American History
12 Feathered Facts About 'Charlie's Angels'
Athletic Support: A History of Sports Agents


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