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.
Someone Figured Out How Old the Simpsons Would Be If They Ever Aged
New Guidelines Redefine Birth Years for Millennials, Gen-X, and 'Post-Millennials'
How Are Each Year's Oscar Presenters Chosen?
15 Old Things In Your House That Are Worth a Fortune
Emily Warren Roebling, the Woman Who Helped Build the Brooklyn Bridge
Your $10 Donation Can Help an Underprivileged Child See A Wrinkle in Time for Free
What Are Curlers Yelling About?
Marvel vs. DC: This Map Shows Each State’s Favorite Comic Universe
Who Gets to Ride on Mardi Gras Floats?
The Stories Behind 25 Flags You’ll See in the Olympic Opening Ceremonies
How Did the Super Bowl's 'I'm Going to Disney World' Slogan Originate?
Mario Kart Is Coming to Your Smartphone
‘Human Uber’ Lets a Surrogate Socialize For You
D'oh! The Simpsons' Favorite Catchphrase, By the Numbers
10 Fascinating Facts About Dunkirk
Leon Ray Livingston, America's Most Famous Hobo
Hate Red M&M's? You Need a Candy Color-Sorting Machine
How World War II Helped Give Birth to the Softcover Book
Apple Apologizes for iPhone Slowdowns, Offers Replacement Batteries to Consumers for a Year
5 Fast Facts About Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Iceland’s New Prime Minister
Is It Cheaper to Own a Car or Use Uber? This Calculator Lets You Know
Apple Confirms That They're Slowing Down Your Old iPhone, and People Aren't Happy
The Enduring Mystery of the Sodder Children’s Christmas Disappearance
30 Facts About 2017’s Most Googled Movies
The Getty Center, Surrounded By Wildfires, Will Leave Its Art Where It Is
Danish Designers Built a ‘Biological House’ From Upcycled Grass, Straw, and Seaweed
Notorious RBG Is Now Available in a Young Readers' Edition
Yes, You Can Put Your Christmas Decorations Up Now—and Should, According to Psychologists
8 Appetizing Facts About Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern
10 Far-Out Facts About Futurama
10 Game-Changing Facts About the Super Nintendo
5 Things We Know About Stranger Things Season 2
10 Pointed Facts About Arrow
10 Things You Might Not Have Known About The Simpsons
When Ric Flair Traveled to North Korea for the Biggest Wrestling Show of All Time
9 Mysterious Facts About Murder, She Wrote
10 Fun Facts About 'The Love Boat'
10 Badass Facts About Jason Statham
10 Fun Facts About 'Johnny Bravo'
'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Is Returning to Theaters for Its 40th Anniversary
12 Fascinating Facts About 'Rick and Morty'
9 Things You Might Not Know About Alfred Eisenstaedt’s 'V-J Day in Times Square'
10 Fascinating Facts About Lunch Atop A Skyscraper
The Real Story Behind Hy Peskin’s 'Camelot'
10 Fast Facts About 'Knight Rider'
10 Unlikely TV Shows That Got Turned Into Video Games
12 Essential Facts About 'Planet of the Apes'
Father's Day Facts
How U.S. Counterfeit Laws Impact Hollywood Prop Money
The Time George Lucas Warned Congress About the Dangers of Altering Classic Movies


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