Rudie Obias

Rudie Obias lives in Brooklyn, New York. He's a freelance writer interested in cinema, pop culture, science fiction, and web culture. His work can be found at,, UPROXX, io9,,, and, of course, Mental Floss. He is also a Co-Working Evangelist for Bat Haus Co-Working in Brooklyn.

Couple Wins Free Pizza For Year, Donates Entire Prize to Charity
Lawyer Visits Every NYC Subway Station in Record-Breaking Speed
KFC: Now Serving Fried Chicken-Scented Sunscreen
Elect Your Favorite Cereal Monster: Boo Berry, Count Chocula, or Franken Berry
Pizza Hut Debuts New Box With a Pair of Playable DJ Decks
Elvis Presley's Graceland Now Features a Luxury Hotel Resort
Finally! Starbucks Adds Almond Milk to Its Menu
New App Teaches Kids How to Code With Japanese Pocky Candy
Graphic Designer Creates 'Super Mario'-Themed Map of the London Underground
7 Athletes Who Had Their Olympic Medals Revoked
13 Discontinued Doritos Flavors
‘Star Wars’ Fan Theory Suggests Rey is From the Dark Side
9 Surprising Movies ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Director Edgar Wright Loves
The Notorious B.I.G.'s Lyrics Have Inspired a New TBS Sitcom
Nintendo Announces Official Companion Book For the Mini NES
8 Movies That Were Originally Shot as TV Shows
'Oregon Trail' Is Now a Card Game
Mega Drive is Sega's Answer to Nintendo's Miniature NES
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Returns to Its Retro Roots for 25th Anniversary
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Ride to Replace Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure
Starbucks Is Testing Eco-Friendly Cups in the UK
A Seattle Man Purchased an Extremely Rare Nintendo 64DD Off Craigslist
Every ‘Star Wars’ Fan Needs This Sarlacc Pit Coffee Table
10 Movies That Were Banned in China
David Bowie's Private Art Collection to Go on Tour Before Being Sold at Auction
Robotic Moving Furniture Turns Compact Living Spaces Into Multiple Rooms
Oreo Debuts New Choco Chip Flavor
Ice Cream Truck Feud to Become a New Feature Film
Amazon Will Open Third Physical Store in New York City
New York City's Prospect Park Is Getting a Captain America Statue
Watch Director Abbas Kiarostami's Debut Short Film
Take a 360-Degree Tour of an Iconic New York City Record Store
IMAX Wants to Build You a Home Theater
Kellogg to Open Cereal Bar and Cafe in NYC
Taste the Dark Side with a Stars Wars Death Star Toaster
Heirloom Chrome Extension Customizes Rotten Tomatoes to Your Movie Tastes
12 Famous Artists Who Designed Album Covers
(Another) 9 Outrageous Movie Theories You Didn’t See Coming
Hostess is Bringing Deep Fried Twinkies to a Walmart Near You
10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People
Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Is Full of Hidden Mickeys
12 TV Commercials You Might Not Realize Were Made by Pixar
What Kind of Salary Would the X-Men Make in Real Life?
‘Tecmo Super Bowl’ Secret Revealed, 25 Years Later
Watch This Cool Supercut of Quentin Tarantino Characters
15 Inspiring Celebrity Commencement Speeches
This Laundry-Folder is the Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed
Check Out the Secret Airplane Bedrooms Where Flight Crews Sleep
Visit the Overlook Hotel from 'The Shining' in Virtual Reality
There’s a McDonald’s in Australia That Sells Nothing But Fries


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