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 Essential PDX Carpet Merchandise

    The Most Essential PDX Carpet Merchandise

    222 votes
    Man alive, people are crazy for the PDX carpet, huh?! The new PDX carpet is pretty much just as silly, but nostalgia rules all and you simply must commemorate the ...
  2. +vote The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    The Funniest Bird Names to Say Out Loud

    8,765 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.
  3. +vote The Best Songs On Taylor Swift's Album Reputation

    The Best Songs On Taylor Swift's Album Reputation

    2,059 votes
    Were you ready to give Taylor Swift's new 2017 album, Reputation, a bad review? Were you full of dread and nerves after she debuted "Ready for It" during ...
  4. +vote 48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    48 Totally Weird Medical Drawings Google Thinks You Need

    9,705 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 ...
  5. +vote Words to Avoid to Improve Your Writing

    Words to Avoid to Improve Your Writing

    538 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 ...
  6. +vote 36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    36 Things You Didn't Know About Boy Meets World

    17,496 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 ...
  7. +vote Famous Actresses You'd Want to Go on a Road Trip With

    Famous Actresses You'd Want to Go on a Road Trip With

    3,590 votes
    There's nothing like hitting the open road for an epic road trip. It's the American way! But what if instead of a normal road trip, you could take a fancy, ...
  8. +vote The Best Wolves in Film

    The Best Wolves in Film

    341 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 ...
  9. +vote Jimmy Fallon's All-Time Best Music Parodies

    Jimmy Fallon's All-Time Best Music Parodies

    873 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 ...
  10. +vote The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    The Best Crayola Crayon Color Names

    166,352 votes
    In 1903, Crayola released their original eight crayon colors. But those are super boring. They were called things like "black," and "green." ...
  11. +vote Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    Star Wars Fan Costumes Gone Seriously Wrong

    29,342 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 ...
  12. +vote The Funniest Lines From Christmas Vacation

    The Funniest Lines From Christmas Vacation

    355 votes
    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is quite possibly the best Christmas movie of all time. Sure, there are other classics, but few have the distinction of being ...
  13. +vote The Best Mustaches in Film

    The Best Mustaches in Film

    3,854 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 ...
  14. +vote The Hottest Male Astronauts in NASA History

    The Hottest Male Astronauts in NASA History

    1,836 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 ...
  15. +vote The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    The Most Creative Mafia Nicknames

    8,835 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 ...
  16. +vote All the Backstreet Boys, Ranked

    All the Backstreet Boys, Ranked

    521 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 ...
  17. +vote 47 Dogs and Babies Who Are Adorable Best Friends

    47 Dogs and Babies Who Are Adorable Best Friends

    9,669 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 ...
  18. +vote Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    Books You'll Never Finish Reading

    807,995 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 ...
  19. +vote The Trickiest Homonyms in the English Language

    The Trickiest Homonyms in the English Language

    606 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: ...
  20. +vote The Best Beanie Babies Ever Made

    The Best Beanie Babies Ever Made

    3,455 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 ...
  21. +vote The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

    5,834 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 ...
  22. +vote The Best Lisa Frank Animals

    The Best Lisa Frank Animals

    6,451 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 ...
  23. +vote Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

    5,326 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, ...
  24. +vote 28 Outrageous Barbie Outfits You Kind of Wish You Had

    28 Outrageous Barbie Outfits You Kind of Wish You Had

    4,227 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 ...
  25. +vote The Best Opening Sentences in the Harry Potter Books, Ranked

    The Best Opening Sentences in the Harry Potter Books, Ranked

    1,501 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 ...

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