John Green wrote tons of great pieces in his early days as a mental_floss contributor, and the “Not So Different After All” chapter in our book What’s the Difference might have been our favorite.... READ ON
So, the strange thing about the first time I met John Green...... READ ON
The Nerdfighter movement has recruited more than a few celebrities into its ranks, such as athletes, scientists, and statesmen.... READ ON
John Green’s led a remarkable life, and he’s never shied away from offering advice to aspiring scribes and storytellers of all ages. Here are 14 of his best pointers. ... READ ON
In honor of his outstanding service to trivia buffs everywhere, here are 27 of the most remarkable tidbits John has shared with us over the years.... READ ON
You may know John Green from one of his hugely popular YouTube shows (like ours!), or for his best-selling novels, or for selling out Carnegie Hall with his brother, or from the time he asked President Obama for baby-naming advice. But way before all that, he wrote for a tiny new magazine based in Birmingham, Ala., called mental_floss. And today we'll be celebrating our most famous alum!... READ ON
Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.