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 Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    7,076 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 ...
  2. +vote The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    The Funniest Running Jokes on Archer

    47,132 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 ...
  3. +vote The Best Bangs That Ever Existed on Television

    The Best Bangs That Ever Existed on Television

    2,955 votes
    Television characters have brought us some truly memorable hairstyles. There was "The Rachel" and of course, Topanga Lawrence of "Boy Meets World," ...
  4. +vote The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    164,142 votes
    In 1903, Crayola released their original eight crayon colors. But those are super boring. They were called things like "black," and "green." Yawn.
  5. +vote The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    7,674 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 ...
  6. +vote The Coolest Female Firsts in History

    The Coolest Female Firsts in History

    2,586 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 for ...
  7. +vote Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    28,570 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 film ...
  8. +vote The Best Beanie Babies Ever Made

    The Best Beanie Babies Ever Made

    2,258 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 ...
  9. +vote The Best Opening Sentences in the Harry Potter Books, Ranked

    The Best Opening Sentences in the Harry Potter Books, Ranked

    1,182 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 probably ...
  10. +vote Taylor Swift Songs and the Boyfriends They're Written About

    Taylor Swift Songs and the Boyfriends They're Written About

    15,549 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 ...
  11. +vote The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    The Weirdest Celebrity Middle Names

    11,693 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 ...
  12. +vote The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films

    The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films

    508 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 ...
  13. +vote The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    The Hottest Grey Things That Aren't Christian Grey

    1,451 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 ...
  14. +vote 48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    8,219 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 ...
  15. +vote The Best Lisa Frank Animals

    The Best Lisa Frank Animals

    6,293 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 ...
  16. +vote TV Personalities You'd Want to Play Drinking Games With

    TV Personalities You'd Want to Play Drinking Games With

    1,872 votes
    We've all been there. A high school friend's basement while their parents are away. A college buddy's back porch on a lazy Sunday. A late night dive bar drinking off a ...
  17. +vote Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    4,912 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, either ...
  18. +vote Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    412,317 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 "Frigate, ...
  19. +vote 44 Things These Cats Are Looking At

    44 Things These Cats Are Looking At

    26,562 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 ...
  20. +vote The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    4,749 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 43 Hipsters Who Are Trying Way Too Hard

    43 Hipsters Who Are Trying Way Too Hard

    18,967 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 our ...
  22. +vote The Best of Ben Wyatt's Many Jobs on Parks and Recreation

    The Best of Ben Wyatt's Many Jobs on Parks and Recreation

    5,041 votes
    He's a man of many hats, but this is the complete record of the best jobs held by Ben Wyatt on Parks and Recreation. Adam Scott's Ben Wyatt is unquestionably one of the ...
  23. +vote 36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    17,209 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 ...
  24. +vote Words to Avoid to Improve Your Writing

    Words to Avoid to Improve Your Writing

    429 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 ...
  25. +vote 25 Things You Didn't Know About Twin Peaks

    25 Things You Didn't Know About Twin Peaks

    757 votes
    In the early 90s, David Lynch and Mark Frost brought the eerie, offbeat world of "Twin Peaks" to ABC, in what would come to be known as one of the creepiest TV ...

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