Kellen Perry

Kellen Perry

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Kellen Perry is a writer, editor, actor, producer, and graphic designer. He writes about television, current events, history, music, art, video games, food, literature, geography, and science for Ranker, Ranker InsightsGrunge, All That is Interesting, and anyone else that will have him. Kellen previously worked in broadcast news as an executive producer, editor, reporter, and anchor for FOX 26 KNPN in St. Joseph, MO. He has a BIS in English/Theater and an MAA in Integrated Media (thesis pending) from Missouri Western State University.

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  1. 10 Eerie Ghost Towns and the Disasters That Made Them

    10 Eerie Ghost Towns and the Disasters That Made Them

    It’s always fun in a post-apocalyptic story when the survivors return to ghost towns to rummage for supplies, right? Exploring the ruins of a once-thriving place always ...
  2. Disturbing Facts and Stories That Will Change How You See Mother Teresa

    Disturbing Facts and Stories That Will Change How You See Mother Teresa

    In 1995, the late author and social critic Christopher Hitchens wrote the ultimate Mother Teresa takedown with his The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory ...
  3. +vote 30 Weird Slang Terms Old-Timey Hobos Actually Used

    30 Weird Slang Terms Old-Timey Hobos Actually Used

    8,161 votes
    Are you tired of 21st century lingo like woke, fleek, tho, adorbs, or [INSERT HOT NEW SLANG HERE]? Maybe it's time to borrow a corn liquor-soaked page from late 19th- ...
  4. +vote 20 Voice Actors Who Look Exactly Like Their Characters

    20 Voice Actors Who Look Exactly Like Their Characters

    8,975 votes
    Before Aladdin made casting big-time celebrities the norm, voice actors used to be the unsung heroes of Hollywood. There simply weren't that many cartoon characters ...
  5. +vote 17 Pictures That Will Make You Say "Oh, That's How They Do That!"

    17 Pictures That Will Make You Say "Oh, That's How They Do That!"

    32,807 votes
    If you’ve spent any time lurking on Reddit’s mildlyinteresting, interestingasf*ck, or damnthatsinteresting subreddits, you’ve seen them: those pictures that make you ...
  6. +vote 30 Vintage Pics From '80s Malls That Will Give You Serious Nostalgia

    30 Vintage Pics From '80s Malls That Will Give You Serious Nostalgia

    14,618 votes
    If you're old enough to remember what malls were like in the '80s, this list is going to cause you to have some feelings. The candid, old photos of malls below capture a ...
  7. +vote The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

    The 24 Most Hardcore Viking Names

    11,545 votes
    Fans of History's Vikings know there were a ton of badass Viking names like Ragnar Lodbrok and Bjorn Ironside. But that's just scratching the surface: ...
  8. +vote 14 Photos of Historical Legends Hanging Out With Each Other

    14 Photos of Historical Legends Hanging Out With Each Other

    596 votes
    Epochal historical figures loom so large in the public imagination it's hard to conceive of them just, y'know, hanging out with each other, kickin' it like ...
  9. +vote Absolutely Hilarious Trump Book Reports Put Donald's Spin on Literature

    Absolutely Hilarious Trump Book Reports Put Donald's Spin on Literature

    375 votes
    Around the end of the third 2016 presidential debate, St. Louis Alderman Antonio French set off a tweetstorm by mocking Donald Trump's foreign policy ...
  10. +vote 25 Awesome Photos of Early 1900s Mountain Climbers

    25 Awesome Photos of Early 1900s Mountain Climbers

    249 votes
    There's something invigorating about looking at badass old timey mountain-climbing photos. The audacity these athletes had to make these treks, without modern crampons, ...
  11. +vote 25 Stunning Photos of the Empire State Building Under Construction

    25 Stunning Photos of the Empire State Building Under Construction

    497 votes
    In 1931, photographer Lewis Hine risked his life to document the Empire State Building under construction, carrying a full-size camera and tripod across the girders so ...
  12. +vote Creepy Stories & Legends About Area 51

    Creepy Stories & Legends About Area 51

    466 votes
    Let's get this out of the way: officially, "Area 51" is the common name given to a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base in Southern Nevada acquired by ...
  13. +vote 10 Final Fantasy Characters Deemed Too Sexy for America

    10 Final Fantasy Characters Deemed Too Sexy for America

    803 votes
    From the late-'80s to the mid-'90s, Nintendo dominated the video game market, and Nintendo of America insisted that all games released on its consoles in ...
  14. +vote 15 Hilarious Photos Of Actors Pretending To Interact With CGI

    15 Hilarious Photos Of Actors Pretending To Interact With CGI

    3,733 votes
    We all know making blockbuster movies in the 21st century takes a lot of work, and costs a ton. The slick final product, full of fantastic CGI, looks ...
  15. Historical Events You Won't Believe Happened at the Same Time

    Historical Events You Won't Believe Happened at the Same Time

    In 2014, two separate Reddit users—ShyneBox and mitch3a—posted essentially the same question to AskReddit, several months apart: What are some events in history ...
  16. How Does "Speed Enforced by Aircraft" Work?

    How Does "Speed Enforced by Aircraft" Work?

    If you've spent any time driving across the United States, surely you've seen the signs: "SPEED ENFORCED BY AIRCRAFT." What, exactly, does that mean? How ...
  17. How Phantom Limbs Can Trick Your Body in the Weirdest Ways

    How Phantom Limbs Can Trick Your Body in the Weirdest Ways

    When Royal Navy officer and British national hero Lord Nelson lost his arm in battle in 1797, he considered his "phantom limb pain" to be ...
  18. 10 Surprising Reasons Why Humans Have Fingernails

    10 Surprising Reasons Why Humans Have Fingernails

    Have you ever looked down at your hands (perhaps while they were being painted in a nail salon) and thought: why do we have nails? One of the mysteries of human ...
  19. 10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own Face

    10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own Face

    You'd think by the time you reach your 20s or so you'd know everything you need to know about your face. You have a pretty good idea how it all works and how to take ...
  20. 10 Geniuses Who Vanished or Went Into Hiding

    10 Geniuses Who Vanished or Went Into Hiding

    There’s a quote attributed to EB White that goes, “Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.” The list below appears to confirm that, with ...
  21. What 'Dying in Your Sleep' Actually Means

    What 'Dying in Your Sleep' Actually Means

    Everyone's heard the phrase "dying in your sleep." But what does dying in your sleep feel like? Is it really peaceful, ...
  22. 10 Horrifying Things That Would Happen to You in an Aztec Flaying Ceremony

    10 Horrifying Things That Would Happen to You in an Aztec Flaying Ceremony

    Let’s do a little role-playing: it’s the 1400s or so, and you’re a prisoner of war of the mighty Aztecs. They’re celebrating one of their many Aztec festivals, which ...
  23. The 10 Craziest, Most Ridiculous Riots of the 19th Century

    The 10 Craziest, Most Ridiculous Riots of the 19th Century

    To put it mildly, the 19th century was a time of tremendous social unrest, which means it was chock-full of riots. Some were political riots; many were racially ...
  24. Famous Hermits and What They Did Out There

    Famous Hermits and What They Did Out There

    Hermits live a life of almost complete and utter solitude, disconnected from the grid, the economy, and most of humanity - and they like it that way. Some famous hermits ...
  25. 15 Weird Forgotten Holidays We Should Totally Bring Back

    15 Weird Forgotten Holidays We Should Totally Bring Back

    Are you happy with the holidays we currently have? Or do you think it's time to bring in some new blood? We don't necessarily have to start from scratch - there are ...

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