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.
Hollywood's 5 Favorite Movie Villains
10 Facts About Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian
You Can Get a Free The Sandlot Capsule Filled With Dirt From the Movie’s Baseball Field
The Sandlot Is Returning to Theaters for Its 25th Anniversary
The Litigious History of DC and Marvel’s Rival Captain Marvel Characters
5 Scientific Tips for Getting Back to Sleep After You’ve Woken Up in the Middle of the Night
Stanley Kubrick Appears to Explain the Ending of 2001 in This Newly Surfaced Video
5 Simple and Painless Ways to Remove a Splinter
These Digital Fireworks Displays Can Help You Celebrate July 4 Wherever You Live
Disney Parks May Soon Have Robotic Stunt People
Black Panther's Costume to Go on Display at the Smithsonian
The NES Classic Edition Is Returning to Stores June 29
Why Do Americans Call It ‘Soccer’ Instead of ‘Football’?
A New Stranger Things Video Game Is in the Works
On Top of the World: Remembering the Lost Trend of Flagpole Sitting
10 Surprising Facts About Fallout
A Visual History of the Many Armors of Iron Man
The Hereditary Heart Rate Challenge Graphs the Movie's Terror
Hereditary, the Terrifying New Horror Movie, Just Got a Creepy Etsy Shop
A New Intellivision Console Is in the Works
Funko Is Giving Pennywise the Clown His Own Breakfast Cereal
11 Historical Events Featured on The Americans
Alan Rickman's Personal Letters Reveal He Was Frustrated Playing Harry Potter's Snape
Move Over, Star Wars Land: A Star Trek World May Be Coming to Universal Studios
Deadpool Fans Have a Wild Theory About Who Cable Really Is
A Visual History of Captain America’s Shields
The Real Story Behind Jeff Goldblum's Shirtless Jurassic Park Scene Has Finally Been Revealed
Nintendo Is Releasing a Special Gold Famicom Mini, Which Will Come Pre-Loaded With 20 Games
The Odd Link Between Frasier and Avengers: Infinity War
Topps Is Counting Down to Solo: A Star Wars Story With New Trading Cards
10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day
Hellboy Board Game Raises More Than $1 Million in Two Days on Kickstarter
12 Fast Facts About Magnum, P.I.
10 Scrapped Marvel Movies That Almost Happened
Fox Is Developing a Choose Your Own Adventure Movie
There's a Simple Trick to Sort Movies and TV Shows by Year on Netflix
The Little Known Airport Bookstore Program That Can Get You Half of What You Spend on Books Back
Former NECCO CEO Has a Plan to Save the Company
Michael Myers—And His Mask—Will Show Their Age in the New Halloween
The Stories Behind 15 Poems We All Learned in School
Create Your Favorite Jeff Goldblum With This Dress-Up Magnet Set
How Netflix Taps Into Font Psychology to Tell a Story and Find Its Audience
Did William Henry Harrison Really Die of Pneumonia?
This Set of 40 Life-Size Amish Wax Figures Could Be Yours
5 Things We Know About Deadpool 2
Stanley Kubrick Photography Exhibition Opening at the Museum of the City of New York
Mr. Rogers’s Sweater and Shoes Are on Display at the Heinz History Center
As Toys R Us Closes, KB Toys Eyes a Comeback
Duolingo Is Offering a Free Course in Klingon
5 Records Black Panther Has Already Broken


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