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.
10 Fun Facts About 'The Love Boat'
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
8 'Star Wars' Questions We Still Need Answered
More Than 560 Million Passwords Have Been Leaked: Is Yours One of Them?
The Psychiatrist Who Almost Brought Down the Comic Book Industry
‘Donkey Kong Country’ Gets Remade as a Surreal Vaporwave Art Piece
See the ‘Star Wars’ Death Star Trench Run in LEGO Form
Target Is Getting a ‘Mario Kart’ Makeover
Cockroaches Love the PlayStation 4, Too
Arizona Teen Becomes First Female to Earn a College Football Scholarship
This Special Highchair Helps a Dog With a Rare Condition Eat Her Food Safely
'Hidden Figures' Is Coming to Classrooms
Why a U.S. Federal Court Ruled That Marvel's X-Men Aren't Humans
The Mystery Behind Minnesota’s Devil’s Kettle Waterfall Has Been Solved
5 Facts About Aurora Australis, the Southern Lights
This Smart Projector Can Play Netflix Right on Your Wall
12 Toys That Got Pulled From Store Shelves
Syndrome K: The Fake Disease That Fooled the Nazis and Saved Lives
A Hidden Netflix Feature Lets You Request Movies and TV Shows
Butterbeer Ice Cream Is Now a Reality, Thanks to Yuengling
Netflix is Testing a Button That Lets You Skip a Show's Opening Credits
An Oxford Comma Helped Decide a Labor Dispute in Maine
10 Infectious Facts About ‘Resident Evil’
This Map Plans Your Next Road Trip Around America's Best Pinball Parlors
Robot Lawyer Is Now Offering Free Help to Refugees
Nintendo Switch Game Cartridges Taste Terrible (for a Very Good Reason)
A Simple Trick for Finding Out Who Unfollowed You on Facebook
YouTube's New $35 Streaming TV Service Will Bring 40 Channels to Cord-Cutters
Dedicated Fan Spent Three Years Beating All 714 NES Games
See Which Best Picture Nominee Is Most Accurate to its Real-Life Inspiration
10 Sharp Facts About Marvel's Wolverine
Chart the Evolution of Nintendo's 'Zelda' Franchise
Hasbro’s New 40th Anniversary ‘Star Wars’ Toys Are Going Old-School
43 Giant Presidential Heads Are Stuck in a Field in Virginia
Deleted Scenes From the Original 'Ghostbusters' Have Been Found
11 Weapons That Won World War II
'Hidden Figures' Is Now This Year's Highest-Grossing Best Picture Nominee
Facebook’s ‘Customer Service Number’ Can Lead to a Scam
Theory Claims Super Bowl Winners Can Predict the Stock Market


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