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.

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
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
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
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


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