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.
5 Fascinating Facts About Middle Children
Star Trek: The Motion Picture Is Beaming Back Into Theaters in September
The Red Sox’s Historic 19-3 Win Over the Yankees Saw Boston's Highest Run Total in Their 117-Year Rivalry
The Shawshank Redemption Is Returning to Theaters in September
12 TV Shows You Can Stream Right Now to Fill the Game of Thrones Void
13 Things We Know About Stranger Things Season 3
The Hottest Star Wars Toy for Christmas in 1977 Was an Empty Box
8 Haunting Horror Movie Gimmicks
There’s a WWII-Era Submarine Stuck in the New Jersey Mud
Jeopardy! Comes to Hulu for Its Streaming Debut
This Graphic Novel Scratch-Off Chart Lets You Track Your Comic Reading List
A Rick and Morty Pop-Up Bar Is Coming to Washington, D.C.
Vans and the Van Gogh Museum Want to Turn Your Sneakers Into Works of Art
The Russian Family That Cut Itself Off From Civilization for More Than 40 Years
Scream Super Fans Have Rented the House from the Original Film to Throw One Killer Halloween Party
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
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


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