Chris Higgins is the author of The Blogger Abides and writes for This American Life, The Atlantic, Breakfast on Mars, and The Magazine. You can follow him at chrishiggins.com.
Set in 1900, "The Knick" follows life and death in a New York hospital. Oh yeah, and the main character is a surgeon who happens to be addicted to cocaine.... READ ON
Harold Camping predicted that the world would end in 2011. One documentarian was there to record the beginning of the end.... READ ON
While it's possible to build a model ship inside a bottle, the process is unbelievably difficult. ... READ ON
Here's what the Internet looked like 21 years ago.... READ ON
In 1982, Chubby Checker recorded a song about Dig Dug, the classic Atari game.... READ ON
Here's a big achievement with tiny blocks.... READ ON
The odds are 1 in 1,296. We can do this!... READ ON
The famous Aaron Burr “Got Milk?” ad from 1993 was directed by Michael Bay.