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 Best Castles in Disney Animated Films

    The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films

    339 votes
    Some of the best Disney animated movies are Disney princess movies, right? Right. But princess or not, one thing many Disney cartoon films have in common is really cool ...
  2. +vote The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    7,316 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. These ...
  3. +vote The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    6,165 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 as ...
  4. +vote 14 Dresses Angelina Jolie Did Not Get Married In

    14 Dresses Angelina Jolie Did Not Get Married In

    392 votes
    On August 23, 2014, celebrity power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were married, after nine years together, and a two year engagement. Though just one of many 2014 ...
  5. +vote Jimmy Fallon's All-Time Best Music Parodies

    Jimmy Fallon's All-Time Best Music Parodies

    800 votes
    Since his debut in 2009, Jimmy Fallon has made quite a name for himself in the world of late-night television. After taking over "Late Night" from Conan ...
  6. +vote 44 Things These Cats Are Looking At

    44 Things These Cats Are Looking At

    25,939 votes
    Cats are quite possibly the best, but most confusing, pet you could have. They are in their own little worlds a lot of the time, and most likely you aren't invited. But ...
  7. +vote 37 Wonderful Pictures of Animals in Action

    37 Wonderful Pictures of Animals in Action

    4,737 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 ...
  8. +vote The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    160,768 votes
    In 1903, Crayola released their original eight crayon colors. But those are super boring. They were called things like "black," and "green." Yawn.
  9. +vote The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    10,283 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 tried to ...
  10. +vote If Star Wars Characters Lived in Middle Earth

    If Star Wars Characters Lived in Middle Earth

    1,968 votes
    As you make your way through the maze of life, sometimes you are presented with tough choices. One seriously difficult decision is picking a favorite between ...
  11. +vote Taylor Swift Songs and the Boyfriends They're Written About

    Taylor Swift Songs and the Boyfriends They're Written About

    15,472 votes
    Taylor Swift is perhaps best known for one thing: She's dated basically every guy in Hollywood. Right? Right. She also loooooves to write songs about her relationships ...
  12. +vote The Best Bangs That Ever Existed on Television

    The Best Bangs That Ever Existed on Television

    2,392 votes
    Television characters have brought us some truly memorable hairstyles. There was "The Rachel" and of course, Topanga Lawrence of "Boy Meets World," ...
  13. +vote 28 Outrageous Barbie Outfits You Kind of Wish You Had

    28 Outrageous Barbie Outfits You Kind of Wish You Had

    3,565 votes
    What's better than playing with Barbie dolls? Dressing like Barbie dolls. Let's face it: your favorite part of having Barbies growing up was the hours you'd spend in the ...
  14. +vote 47 Dogs and Babies Who Are Adorable Best Friends

    47 Dogs and Babies Who Are Adorable Best Friends

    9,042 votes
    The only thing cuter than a dog is a baby, but even cuter than all of that, is dogs and babies together. Big dogs and tiny babies make for some truly adorable moments, ...
  15. +vote The Best Bands for Drowning Out Noise Around You

    The Best Bands for Drowning Out Noise Around You

    969 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 and ...
  16. +vote Ranker Weekly Meeting Lunch Places, Ranked

    Ranker Weekly Meeting Lunch Places, Ranked

    618 votes
    This list is here to answer the question of which lunch options we truly enjoy the most. The node names link to each restaurant's website. Also when it comes to places ...
  17. +vote The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    1,363 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 list ...
  18. +vote The Best Beanie Babies Ever Made

    The Best Beanie Babies Ever Made

    1,323 votes
    Oh, Beanie Babies. What a fad to have been a part of. These little stuffed animals took the world by storm in the '90s, and manufacturer Ty is still cranking out new ...
  19. +vote The Best Mustaches in Film

    The Best Mustaches in Film

    3,415 votes
    When men want to show off their dapper, manly style, many opt for the mustache. Though mustaches can easily cross the line from classy and refined to creepy and ...
  20. +vote The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    4,348 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 and ...
  21. +vote Words to Avoid to Improve Your Writing

    Words to Avoid to Improve Your Writing

    424 votes
    What words make your writing sound dumb? What phrases should you just stop using right this second because, by simply not using them at all, your writing will improve ...
  22. +vote 36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    17,010 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 afraid ...
  23. +vote The Trickiest Homonyms in the English Language

    The Trickiest Homonyms in the English Language

    533 votes
    Homonyms are sound-alike words that can really trip you up. Some people call them "homophones" instead, but either term means essentially the same thing: two ...
  24. +vote The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    45,691 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 do ...
  25. +vote The Most Annoying Sports Metaphors and Idioms

    The Most Annoying Sports Metaphors and Idioms

    434 votes
    Welcome to an idioms list for a very special kind of idiom. It's the sports idiom and we can all agree that they are just the worst. These sports metaphors and idioms ...

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