Chris Higgins

Writes about: Pop Culture , science , Space , tv

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

Jack Horner on Dinosaurs, Chickens, and Dino-Chickens (!)
How to Tie Your Shoes
The Late Movies: Book Trailers, This Year's Winners and Losers
BlöödHag: Seattle's Edu-Core Death Metal Library Rockers
Can Ants Count?
The Golden Gate Bridge's Accidental Color
All Chewie, All the Time
Kurt Vonnegut's Story Diagrams
The Late Movies: Covers of the Pixies
Trading a Paperclip for a House
Hey You! What Song Are You Listening To?
Han Solo + Princess Leia = Worst Couple in the Universe
The Late Movies: Nike's Slo-Mo Golf Ball Videos
Awesome Art/Science Installation: Six-Forty by Four-Eighty
Everything is a Remix: "Kill Bill"
The Best Dinosaur
"Inception" Explained Via Folders
This Tetris Documentary Will Rock You
The Late Movies: Lin-Manuel Miranda Raps on The Electric Company
This Machine Really Doesn't Want to Be Used
Today in History: The Tomato Surprise
Kid Casting
A Fake 80's Commercial for a Now-Real Fake 80's Toy
Secrets of The Legend of Zelda Prototype
The Late Movies: Inventors
News: Kids Don't Know Who the Beatles Were
Roman Battle Tactics (Jack's Social Studies Project)
Mr. T as the Meta-rebel
The Economics of Death Star Planet Destruction
The Elusive Hapax Legomenon
Star Trek TNG - "White and Nerdy"
Science-ish Tricks for Parties
Steven Sasson: Inventor of the Digital Camera
My Walk to Work, 2008-2009
On Parabolas and Moments
The Late Movies: SHEEZER, Canada's All-Female Weezer Tribute Band
Radiolab Presents Symmetry
"The Curators": Who Runs Online Museums?
Selections from Gwyneth Paltrow's New Cookbook
Where Are They Now? 6 Artists Who Got Lots of Airplay in 1996
Every Jeopardy! Clue and Response, Ever*
The Late Movies: Disney Propaganda Cartoons
Oregon House Members Rickroll Colleagues
How to Tweet Without Really Trying
What's Soderbergh Watching?
Exclusive: Mike Rowe Talks "Human Planet"
Five Goofy Star Wars Re-Cuts
The Late Movies: Jacobus, A Vlogger from the 14th Century
Bottle Rocket: Dignan's Notebook
Ken Jennings on Reddit's "Ask Me Anything"


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