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.

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?
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
France's Ecology Minister Wants People to Stop Eating Nutella
15 Unusual High School Sports
13 Things You Might Not Know About Costco
13 Things You Might Not Know About Costco
June 12, 1970: An MLB Pitcher Throws a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid
'Sesame Street' Parodies 'Jurassic Park'
The 12 Most Recognizable Scents (of 1982)
15 New Uses for Old VHS Tapes
How Bird Poop Nearly Destroyed California's Power Grid
12 YouTube Facts for Their 10th Anniversary
6 Fictional Tourism Ambassadors
The Famous Writer Who Brought Down Famous Writers School
How 'Small Wonder' Programmed Itself Into a Hit
What 1950s Czechs Thought Our Kitchens Would Look Like


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