Ransom Riggs

Filmmaker, photo hound, author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Ransom was a daily contributor to mentalfloss.com for many, many years.

Digital Records Are Fading Fast
What Hyperinflation Looks Like
Three Divinely-Inspired Backyards
How to Make Holograms With An iPad
The Late Movies: Surreal Fun with Mary-Kate and Ashley
Trajan: the Movie Font
Life on Mars (in Utah)
Scientists Who Can Sing
Your Morning Mind-Blow with Carl Sagan
The Late Movies: O-SPAN
American Civil War Re-enactors ... in the UK!
Real Schools of Rock
Nature's Creepiest Metaphor: the Ant Death Spiral
A Documentary for People Who Love 'Mad Men'
Another Great Book Trailer: Night of the Living Trekkies
The Late Movies: Between Two Ferns
How Much Do You Share Online?
Weird Website(s) of the Week: Sad Don Drapers Love to Party
Why Coffee, Cigarettes and Booze Can Be Good For You
The Late Movies: The Suburbs
The Majestic Plastic Bag
How to Write Jokes
How to Write Movie Scenes
Why SNL Will Be Funny Next Season
Pop Culture Operas
Fun with the Vox Pop
Mouthing Off About Flossing
A Tribute to Obsessive Collectors
The Born-Again Virginity Kit
The Late Movies: Drinking With Rachel Maddow
From Twitter to TV Show
Secret Scandinavian Singers: Exposed!
How Important Is An Author Photo?
Cute Overload: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Blaming the Cat
The Late Movies: Siskel and Ebert Review the Worst Movies Ever
Something New to Worry About: Vampire Bats
The Late Movies: Best of the Worst Action Movie One-Liners
Celebrating the Almighty Juice Box
What's Wrong With Meh?
Meet Kevin, the World's First Cyborg
The Late Movies: Fake Educational Films
Musical Genre of the Month: Freak Folk
Nature's Comedian: the Goat
Tell us about your best-ever roadtrip
A New Kind of Recipe
The Cute Show: a Show About Cute Things
The Late Movies: Un-American Idols
Ants are Amazing


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