Jacob Shelton

Jacob Shelton

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A know it all when it comes to horror movies, serial killers, government conspiracies, comic books, and movies about comic books. Jacob desperately wants to see a dead body, and hasn't been punched in the face in almost a year. When not writing lists for Ranker, Jacob is a fiction reader for Nat. Brut, and a writer/editor for Kill Pretty Magazine. His first collection of short fiction, Never Be Punk Again, was released in 2015.
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  1. 15 Real Audio Recordings of Demons

    15 Real Audio Recordings of Demons

    For whatever reason, people are rarely able to catch video footage of a demon. When the cameras start rolling, all the little hell-boys and ghouls scamper off into the ...
  2. +vote What Do You Think Was the Real Reason 2016 Was So Weird?

    What Do You Think Was the Real Reason 2016 Was So Weird?

    1,256 votes
    2016 was a weird year for everyone. Even if you ignore the absurdity of US presidential election, and the festering sore that helped bring its outcome to fruition, ...
  3. You Had No Idea Brendan Fraser Is Living the Modern Celebrity Nightmare

    You Had No Idea Brendan Fraser Is Living the Modern Celebrity Nightmare

    Dear readers, Brendan Fraser is going through some stuff right now. After starring in The Mummy franchise, Encino Man, and the mind-bogglingly popular Monkeybone, he ...
  4. WTF Is Boxing Day? An Explainer

    WTF Is Boxing Day? An Explainer

    Most of the English-speaking world has their own version of Boxing Day; England, Canada, Ireland, you name it and they have a version of this mysterious holiday that ...
  5. 12 Reasons the Lion's Mane Jellyfish Is One of the Ocean's Weirdest Creatures

    12 Reasons the Lion's Mane Jellyfish Is One of the Ocean's Weirdest Creatures

    Why are humans interested in going into outer space when the weirdest things already exist on earth? Specifically, under the sea. You’ve heard of jellyfish before, but ...
  6. +vote 14 Ways Assassin's Creed Misunderstands the Games

    14 Ways Assassin's Creed Misunderstands the Games

    117 votes
    It was impossible for the Assassin's Creed movie to completely nail everything about the video game series from which it was adapted. With over ten games to pull from, ...
  7. 12 Photos That Just Might Contain the Real Grim Reaper

    12 Photos That Just Might Contain the Real Grim Reaper

    Man of woman, conservative or liberal, if there’s one thing that everyone can be excited about, it’s the fact that death is coming for us all and there’s nothing ...
  8. What's Really Behind Scary Urban Legends

    What's Really Behind Scary Urban Legends

    Unless you’re a total square, you’ve spent at least one night sitting around with your friends trying to freak each other out with secondhand stories about the guy ...
  9. +vote 14 Ways Assassin's Creed Channels the Games

    14 Ways Assassin's Creed Channels the Games

    89 votes
    Faithful film adaptations of video games are almost impossible to create. Due to the overwhelming amount of backstory, visual motifs, and specific pieces of gameplay ...
  10. What It's Like to Be Bitten by a Cobra

    What It's Like to Be Bitten by a Cobra

    There’s no debate that snakes are some of the deadliest creatures in the world. And cobras are probably one of the scariest types around. They may look sleek and sexy as ...
  11. +vote The Flyest Suits Craig Sager Ever Sported

    The Flyest Suits Craig Sager Ever Sported

    345 votes
    When longtime sports broadcaster and sideline commentator Craig Sager passed away from leukemia, the sports world wept. Not only was he a revered reporter, he was a ...
  12. +vote 22 Badass Donnie Yen Fight Scenes to Catch Up On After Seeing Rogue One

    22 Badass Donnie Yen Fight Scenes to Catch Up On After Seeing Rogue One

    241 votes
    Donnie Yen, the Rogue One Shaolin warrior, is about to explode onto the American film scene in a big way, and you need to have witnessed his kung fu destruction so you ...
  13. 16 Crazy Stories and Rumors About Michael Jordan

    16 Crazy Stories and Rumors About Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan is (arguably) the greatest basketball player who ever graced an NBA court, and you don’t become the best at anything without being a complete ...
  14. +vote The Most Over-the-Top Hilarious Touchdown Celebrations of All Time

    The Most Over-the-Top Hilarious Touchdown Celebrations of All Time

    141 votes
    If you’re reading this, you probably don’t remember a time in the NFL before end zone celebrations (and if you do, then take a nap, Grandpa). End zone celebrations ...
  15. The Most Horrific Murders and Crimes from Miami's Cocaine Cowboy Era

    The Most Horrific Murders and Crimes from Miami's Cocaine Cowboy Era

    One of the most violent eras of American history was that of the Cocaine Cowboys - a drug-laden, dangerous time during the late '70s and '80s in South Florida. The Miami ...
  16. +vote 17 Oscar-Winning Movies That Glossed Over Serious Lapses in Logic

    17 Oscar-Winning Movies That Glossed Over Serious Lapses in Logic

    116 votes
    It’s hard to make a movie. Wait, no, that’s an understatement. It’s almost impossible. Even if you have a perfect script, there are almost infinite ...
  17. +vote 18 Reasons Why Rogue One Is Way Overhyped

    18 Reasons Why Rogue One Is Way Overhyped

    4,648 votes
    So this is how it feels to get what you want. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story had a burden placed on its shoulders before the first trailer had even arrived; it was ...
  18. All the References to Other Star Wars Films in Rogue One

    All the References to Other Star Wars Films in Rogue One

    For all of its many faults, Rogue One makes some deep cuts when it comes to referencing the original film series – and even the prequels. Even if you didn’t enjoy the ...
  19. 21 Athletes Who Accomplished Amazing Feats While Drunk or High Off Their Asses

    21 Athletes Who Accomplished Amazing Feats While Drunk or High Off Their Asses

    Athletes are a special breed of human. They’re capable of creating superhuman feats, and rising above and beyond what normal people can do. Some athletes do this through ...
  20. +vote 19 Reasons You Shouldn't See Collateral Beauty (Unless You Hate Yourself)

    19 Reasons You Shouldn't See Collateral Beauty (Unless You Hate Yourself)

    177 votes
    Woof. Collateral Beauty was tough to watch, wasn’t it? Not because the story was so heartbreaking, or because the characters were so affecting, but this film was like ...
  21. +vote 22 Stories of Harsh, Hilarious, and Disrespectful NBA Trash Talk

    22 Stories of Harsh, Hilarious, and Disrespectful NBA Trash Talk

    382 votes
    Trash talk in the NBA is something of an art. If you’re gonna trash talk, you’ve not only gotta be able to back it up, you also have your own style. Some ...
  22. +vote 22 of the Most Bizarre Obsessions of Professional Athletes

    22 of the Most Bizarre Obsessions of Professional Athletes

    201 votes
    Strange athlete obsessions are really only possible because sports superstars make so much money. For instance, you can enjoy Superman on your modest budget, but you ...
  23. 21 Pieces of Silly-Ass Sex Art That Might Make You Never Want to Have Sex Again

    21 Pieces of Silly-Ass Sex Art That Might Make You Never Want to Have Sex Again

    Are you in the mood to be turned off forever? Are you about to go to a function where you absolutely cannot be horny in any way (does such a function exist?)? If so, ...
  24. What Happens to Your Body When You Have Too Much Sex?

    What Happens to Your Body When You Have Too Much Sex?

    Isn’t sex great? It’s a well known observation having sex can make you feel better emotionally, it keeps you healthy, and it’s fun. But what about if you’re having ...
  25. 20 TMI Facts About Emma Stone's Sex Life

    20 TMI Facts About Emma Stone's Sex Life

    Since bursting onto the scene in Superbad, Emma Stone has captured the hearts and imaginations of dudes across America. While she tends to play down-to-earth characters, ...

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