Amy Boal

Amy Boal

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An unequivocal cat person. An expert on books, television, craft projects, food, science, language, history, animals, movies, and being left alone. Also writes a lot about celebrities, The Bachelor, rock music, Star Wars, and even Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Holder of a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon and in her spare time crochets cat toys, watches Netflix, and thinks about outer space. List writer for Ranker, letter writer for Open Letters Love Amy, and television recapper for Screenpicks.
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  1. +vote The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    5,074 votes
    Trader Joe's, aside from being a brand that gives you the most bang for your buck, is a magical grocery store-land filled with delicious treats, both well known ...
  2. +vote The Most Remarkable Cats of 2016

    The Most Remarkable Cats of 2016

    841 votes
    Cat news, cat news, read all about it! Though cats generally would like to be left alone, local news features and even national outlets often tell the tales of ...
  3. +vote The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    8,077 votes
    Are you a real loon? Or even a bit of a smew? Well good for you! That means you have a funny bird name that will make everyone giggle, morning, noon, or night.
  4. +vote The Hottest Male Astronauts in NASA History

    The Hottest Male Astronauts in NASA History

    1,547 votes
    Can you believe that humans have been to space?! It's really pretty amazing when you stop for a second and consider it. Both men and women have been to space, but ...
  5. +vote The Best Lisa Frank Animals

    The Best Lisa Frank Animals

    6,329 votes
    As all '90s kids know, if you didn't have a Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper then you were a bonafide nobody. All the cool kids loved everything Lisa Frank: Lisa Frank ...
  6. +vote The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    7,396 votes
    When it comes to funny nicknames, the mafia has it covered. These are the best mafia nicknames (which basically means the funniest mafia nicknames) around! As far ...
  7. +vote All the Backstreet Boys, Ranked

    All the Backstreet Boys, Ranked

    338 votes
    Who is the best Backstreet Boy? Which one did you and your friends fight over, in a strange alternate universe where 12-year-old you actually had a shot? It's time ...
  8. +vote 37 Wonderful Pictures of Animals in Action

    37 Wonderful Pictures of Animals in Action

    5,161 votes
    Animals in the wild are really quite something. They are often on the move, going about awesome animal business. The photos on this list have captured these wild ...
  9. +vote The Coolest Female Firsts in History

    The Coolest Female Firsts in History

    3,130 votes
    Did you know the first person to win an Emmy Award was a lady?! That's right. Lots of famous women in history have achieved important female firsts, paving the way ...
  10. +vote The Hippie-Chicest Birkenstock Styles

    The Hippie-Chicest Birkenstock Styles

    234 votes
    Birkenstock sandals! The many Birkenstock styles aren't just for your weird hippie friends from liberal arts college anymore! Oh, no, these specially molded, ...
  11. +vote The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    165,068 votes
    In 1903, Crayola released their original eight crayon colors. But those are super boring. They were called things like "black," and "green." ...
  12. +vote Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    475,048 votes
    As Emily Dickinson famously said, "There is no Frigate like a Book / To take us Lands away," but sometimes you get halfway there and are all ...
  13. +vote The Best Bands for Drowning Out Noise Around You

    The Best Bands for Drowning Out Noise Around You

    1,076 votes
    Your coworkers are great. So are the strangers at your local coffee shop. But sometimes you just want some peace and quiet. In this modern era of open office plans ...
  14. +vote Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    5,143 votes
    Some big time Hollywood celebrities have one tiny thing wrong with them: it's very hard to spell their names. These celebrities all have hard names to spell, ...
  15. +vote The Best Opening Sentences in the Harry Potter Books, Ranked

    The Best Opening Sentences in the Harry Potter Books, Ranked

    1,418 votes
    Each of the seven Harry Potter books is special in its own way, but every one is magical and has a unique opening sentence that kicks off the adventure. You ...
  16. +vote The Best Wolves in Film

    The Best Wolves in Film

    266 votes
    There are lots of animals in the movies, but what animal is cooler than a wolf?! Wolves are like dogs, but even more awesome, in the same way that lions are ...
  17. +vote The Greatest Bangs in Movie History

    The Greatest Bangs in Movie History

    4,685 votes
    Bangs. Fringe. Whatever you call it, that hair that hangs down over your forehead can be real hit or miss. People either love bangs or they hate them, but there's ...
  18. +vote Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    28,790 votes
    The Star Wars films have one of the most passionate fan followings in not just the history of film but pop culture in general. The movies changed the world of ...
  19. +vote The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    1,643 votes
    Sure, Christian Grey is hot, I guess. And 50 Shades of Grey is a book you can buy (and now a movie you can watch!) if you are in to that sort of thing. But this ...
  20. +vote 30 Crazy Headlines That Will Make You Be Like Whoa

    30 Crazy Headlines That Will Make You Be Like Whoa

    5,431 votes
    When it comes to writing news headlines, puns are common and hyperbole is everywhere. But sometimes, outrageous statements and inappropriate jokes slip past the ...
  21. +vote The Biggest and Best Big Cats

    The Biggest and Best Big Cats

    290 votes
    Cats are cute and all, but big cats are amazing and huge and could maul you with their claws and/or teeth. Big cats are serious business. What's a big cat? Well, a ...
  22. +vote The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    47,497 votes
    Archer, an FX animated television show (for adults!), is a true delight and top candidate for American treasure. When it comes to adult cartoons, you really can't ...
  23. +vote 36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    17,258 votes
    Part of the classic TGIF programming block on ABC, Boy Meets World aired from 1993 to 2000, and has been in syndication ever since. You loved this show, don't be ...
  24. +vote 48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    8,500 votes
    So maybe you think you have ringworm. What do you do? You Google it, of course. UTI? Google. A stye? Google, please help. Well, Google heard your cries and frantic ...
  25. +vote The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    12,622 votes
    Have you always wondered about celebrity middle names? Just like regular people, many celebs and super famous people have weird middle names that their parents ...

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