Jay Serafino

Jay Serafino is a writer and editor for mental_floss. He is an indoor enthusiast, who has written extensively on movies, television, comic books, and history. He also might be the only person in New Jersey with tattoos of Teddy Roosevelt and the Green Lantern on the same arm.
Movies
See Which Best Picture Nominee Is Most Accurate to its Real-Life Inspiration
Comics
10 Sharp Facts About Marvel's Wolverine
Infographic
Chart the Evolution of Nintendo's 'Zelda' Franchise
Movies
5 Things We Know About 'Deadpool 2'
Movies
Hasbro’s New 40th Anniversary ‘Star Wars’ Toys Are Going Old-School
Weird
43 Giant Presidential Heads Are Stuck in a Field in Virginia
Movies
Deleted Scenes From the Original 'Ghostbusters' Have Been Found
History
11 Weapons That Won World War II
Movies
'Hidden Figures' Is Now This Year's Highest-Grossing Best Picture Nominee
Big Question
How Did the Super Bowl's "I'm Going to Disney World" Slogan Originate?
Sports
8 Facts About Super Bowl I
Technology
Facebook’s ‘Customer Service Number’ Can Lead to a Scam
Sports
Theory Claims Super Bowl Winners Can Predict the Stock Market
Weird
There's a Wire Above Manhattan That You've Probably Never Noticed
Video Games
'Apocalypse Now' Video Game Hits Kickstarter With Cooperation From Francis Ford Coppola
Food
Twinkies Ice Cream Arrives Just in Time to Ruin Your New Year Diet
Movies
Jon Hamm Is Being Turned Into a Hologram for the Sundance Film Festival
Books
14 Facts About 'Where's Waldo?'
Big Question
Did William Henry Harrison Really Die of Pneumonia?
Fun
'The Jeff Goldblum Activity Book' Is Just as Quirky as You'd Expect
Live Smarter
This Phishing Scam Is Targeting Gmail Accounts by Posing as Your Contacts
Video Games
7 Things We Know About the Nintendo Switch
TV
A 1950s TV Show Featured a Character Named Trump Who Wanted to Build a Huge Wall
Video Games
Hackers Find a Way to Add More Games to the NES Classic
TV
5 Things We Know About 'Stranger Things' Season 2
Technology
Alexa Now Offers Voice-Controlled Food Delivery From Amazon Restaurants
Science
Could Living Near a Highway Increase Your Risk of Dementia?
Technology
Fisher-Price Wants to Give Tablet-Obsessed Kids a Workout With Their New “Toy” Exercise Bike
Technology
LEGO BOOST Brings Toys to Life by Teaching Kids How to Code
Space
NASA Dropped a Mixtape to Recap 2016's Biggest Space Achievements
Art
Facebook Censors Image of Nude Neptune Statue
TV
Did Monica and Chandler From 'Friends' Move Into the 'Home Alone' House?
Food
Domino's Debuts a "Wipeable" Onesie to Protect Your Clothes From Pizza Stains
Technology
Are These Tiny Robots the Solution to the World's Bee Problem?
Movies
How Much Money Would the Ghostbusters' Business Actually Be Worth?
Food
Taco Bell Is Testing Loaded French Fries in California
Weird
Someone Set Up a GoFundMe Page to Protect Betty White From 2016
Technology
IBM and Rice University Team Up on a Robot to Care for the Elderly
Technology
As Japan's Population Shrinks, Robot Babies Are Gaining Popularity
Video Games
'Double Dragon IV' Is Coming to PS4 and Steam on January 30
Music
Church Accidentally Prints the Lyrics to Tupac's 'Hail Mary' Instead of the Prayer
Technology
This Tiny PC Runs Windows 10, Costs Less Than $250, and Fits in Your Pocket
Movies
Amazon and Google Are Offering $0.99 Movie Rentals
Movies
How 'It's a Wonderful Life' Went From Box Office Dud to Accidental Christmas Tradition
Movies
The Origins Behind 8 'Star Wars' Character and Species Names
Video Games
No NES Classic? RetroEngine Sigma Promises Decades of Classic Video Games
#tbt
The Hottest 'Star Wars' Toy for Christmas in 1977 Was an Empty Box
Movies
5 Can't-Miss Movies Coming to Netflix in December
Space
New Art Project Allows People to Adopt Pieces of Space Junk That Will Tweet at Them
Comics
The Abandoned 'Dark Crystal' Sequel Is Being Turned Into a Comic Book
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