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 Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    13,350 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 ...
  2. +vote Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    686,037 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 ...
  3. +vote Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    5,237 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, ...
  4. +vote The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    8,166 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 ...
  5. +vote 28 Outrageous Barbie Outfits You Kind of Wish You Had

    28 Outrageous Barbie Outfits You Kind of Wish You Had

    4,101 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 ...
  6. +vote The Best Cat Subreddits

    The Best Cat Subreddits

    122 votes
    Did you know: The Internet was created primarily to facilitate easy sharing of cat pictures and cat videos. It's true. Look it up. Thankfully, reddit exists also, ...
  7. +vote The Best Bangs That Ever Existed on Television

    The Best Bangs That Ever Existed on Television

    3,269 votes
    Television characters have brought us some truly memorable hairstyles. There was "The Rachel" and of course, Topanga Lawrence of "Boy Meets ...
  8. +vote The Greatest Bangs in Movie History

    The Greatest Bangs in Movie History

    4,849 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 ...
  9. +vote 48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    9,390 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 ...
  10. +vote Taylor Swift Songs and the Boyfriends They're Written About

    Taylor Swift Songs and the Boyfriends They're Written About

    17,036 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 ...
  11. +vote The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    165,867 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 37 Wonderful Pictures of Animals in Action

    37 Wonderful Pictures of Animals in Action

    5,217 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 ...
  13. +vote The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    1,728 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 ...
  14. +vote 30 Crazy Headlines That Will Make You Be Like Whoa

    30 Crazy Headlines That Will Make You Be Like Whoa

    5,475 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 ...
  15. +vote The Best Peppermint Things

    The Best Peppermint Things

    1,566 votes
    Every year, as we sleep off post-Thanksgiving food comas and watch National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation for the first of twenty seven times, the holiday season ...
  16. +vote The Most Annoying Sports Metaphors and Idioms

    The Most Annoying Sports Metaphors and Idioms

    453 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 ...
  17. +vote The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    47,744 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 ...
  18. +vote The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films

    The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films

    668 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 ...
  19. +vote 43 Hipsters Who Are Trying Way Too Hard

    43 Hipsters Who Are Trying Way Too Hard

    19,249 votes
    Oh, hipsters. Is there any other subculture or group of people mocked quite as hard as the modern day hipster? With their Pabst Blue Ribbon in hand, they infest ...
  20. +vote The Best "American" TV Shows

    The Best "American" TV Shows

    729 votes
    America! The red white and blue and television shows. That is the saying, right? In any case, there are lots of American TV shows, in the sense that they have the ...
  21. +vote Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    28,837 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 ...
  22. +vote Jimmy Fallon's All-Time Best Music Parodies

    Jimmy Fallon's All-Time Best Music Parodies

    842 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 ...
  23. +vote The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    8,367 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.
  24. +vote The Best Count Characters of All Time

    The Best Count Characters of All Time

    169 votes
    Who are the best count characters? There are counts all over fiction, from television to books to Hollywood movies. But which famous fictional counts are the best ...
  25. +vote The Most Delicious Oinkster Sandwiches and Burgers

    The Most Delicious Oinkster Sandwiches and Burgers

    326 votes
    The Oinkster is a mainstay on the Los Angeles food scene. One of the best sandwich places in LA, its original location in Eagle Rock was so popular that they ...

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