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.

How Do You Pronounce 'LaCroix'?
Just How Hot Is Lava?
Jug Life: A History of the Kool-Aid Man
10 Brilliant Disney Theme Park Hacks
Why Do Dogs Howl at Sirens?
6 Facts About Legendary Designer Eiko Ishioka
10 Hardcore Facts About HBO's 'Oz'
Known Alias: How Stephen King Was Outed as Richard Bachman
Eva Ekeblad, the Woman Who Reinvented the Potato
The 5 Biggest LEGO Sets Ever Made
Beware This Netflix Phishing Scam
Is a Tomato a Fruit?
Can Dogs Eat Grapes?
50 Things You Didn't Know About the Founding Fathers
Should You Pass the Pink Salt?
When Network Stars Went to Battle
10 Masterful Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci
A Cool History of Ice Cream
6 Book Signings That Went Awry
The Hole Story: A History of Skee-Ball
What Kind of Fish is Dory?
How to Tell if You're a 'Xennial'
The Agatha Christie Novel Linked to Real Murders
14 Things You Might Not Know About 'Spaceballs'
Strong Words: The Book That Went on Trial for Murder
The Science Behind Your Craving for Lip Balm
A Dreamy History of Teen Idol Magazines, Just for YOU!
Oskar Fischinger, Hitler's Least-Favorite Animator
15 Polite Facts About TV's 'Fargo'
Chakka-Chhh: The Hidden History of View-Master
14 Secrets of U.S. Postal Carriers
What Do Dogs Dream About?
A Worksheet to Take the Stress Out of Leaving for Vacation
12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Professional Clowns
10 Colorful Facts About the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
What Was The First Video Game?
What's the Difference Between MP3 and MP4?
Meet Woebot, the Mental Health Chatbot
10 Years Later: When 'The Sopranos' Blacked Out
25 Things You Didn't Know About the World's Oceans
When Monty Python Took American Television to Court
Why Do Cats Like Boxes?
11 Rapid-Fire Facts About 'The Untouchables'
11 Things You Might Not Know About Anderson Cooper
Remembering Gilbert Baker, Creator of the LGBT Flag
8 Fun Facts About Pillow People
Why Are There Two National Doughnut Days?
Study: Cold Water as Good as Hot for Washing Hands
Fudgie the Whale Is Now Helping to Save Real Whales
The Tommy Westphall Theory of a Unified TV Universe, Explained


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