Jason English

Jason English was named Editor-in-Chief, Digital for mental_floss in 2011 after serving as Managing Editor since 2007. He runs the @mental_floss twitter account and created the board game Split Decision. In 2013 mentalfloss.com won the Webby Award for Best Blog–Culture and was named one of the 50 Best Websites by TIME.

Jason was previously a freelance contributor to mental_floss magazine and a mediocre copywriter for several New York ad agencies. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, three daughters and yellow lab, Bailey, who's also a girl.

Making Toaster History
The Same-Name Game
There's Money in Vice
Deciphering Initials
What Else Can Cavemen Do? Sitcoms, Apparently
My New Ice Cream Theory
Quick Star Search Search
Real Reality Stars
Born on the 29th of February
Jack Bauer v. The U.S. Army
Notebook Liberation
Podcasting Call
The Ads of The Economist
Worst of the Worst
The Smartest Thing I've Heard Today
Phrase of the Day: Helicopter Parents
Spinoff Doctors
Fun Font Facts
Three Things I Didn't Know About the National Hockey League
Year of the...
Slamming the Dunk Contest
Toilet Humor
Three Things I Didn't Know About The Vice Presidency
The All-Time Best-Selling Video Games
Bailey as Social Parasite?
Three Things I Didn't Know About Calvin Coolidge
Am I Missing Something, Or Is Google?
The Power of Lava
Image Not Found
Office Liability
Interview(er) Tips
The Booming Baby Stuff Industry
Three Things I Didn't Know About Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
This Whole Internet Fad Might Stick Around
Three Things I Didn't Know About Three's Company
Virtual Exercise
He Did It!
NewScientist Really Wants You To Quit Smoking
The Road to the Super Bowl (for the Super Bowl Trophy)
The Presidential Candidate Theme Music Draft
Super Anthems
Talking Billboards
Great Moments in CIA History
Memories of Action Park
Shuffle Redux?
What a Workout
Killing time at/with The Office
Old Rumors About New Coke
Searching for Perks


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