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

Required Viewing: IBM's "They Were There"
Portlandia Begins Tonight
Humpty Dumpty in the Style of Edgar Allan Poe
The Late Movies: Amy Sedaris's Crafts for Poor People
James Ellroy's LA: City of Demons
LBJ Needs Pants
Google Science Fair 2011
OOPS: Cameras Being Dropped, Lost, and Tossed
The Late Movies: Dancing in the Dark
Video Games Running on a Pen. That You Write With. A Pen.
NASA - The Frontier Is Everywhere
Michael Caine Impersonates Michael Caine
Adorable Kids With Obsolete Technology
Ask MetaFilter Contains Everything You'll Ever Want to Know
The Late Movies: The Mona Lisa Curse
How Play Sparks Creativity
Hand-Drawn Plot Diagram of "Inception"
The Joy of Stats: Statistics Explained
The Christmas Truce
Legend of Zelda Song Performed on Wine Glasses
The Late Movies: Portlandia
Dungeons & Drawings
Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" Lives On
DanKam: Colorblindness "Corrective Lenses" for Your Smartphone
ASCENT: Celebrating the Space Shuttle
Twitter's 2010 In Review
The Late Movies: 11 Video Game Speedruns
Connections TV Series Now Online
Google Zeitgeist 2010
Video: Metrodome Roof Collapse
Symphony of Science: A Wave of Reason
"Minority Report" Computing Gets Slightly More Real
The Late Movies: 3-2-1 Contact!
TONIGHT: President Obama on MythBusters
Donald Duck on the Futility of Nuclear War
A Remote-Controlled Plane Flies Through New York City
Ze Frank's Greatest Hits
The Late Movies: 10 Arcade Fire Videos
Charlie Chaplin Goes TRON
Pomplamoose: Donate Books to Kids, Get a Christmas Album
The Beatles Complete on Ukulele Dot Com
This is My PVC Instrument
The Late Movies: Indie Comedy
Kinect Hack Makes Shadow Puppets Real(ish)
Daniel Radcliffe Sings "The Elements" by Tom Lehrer
250 Movie Introductions of 185 People, Groups, and Things
Yeah, That's Probably the World's Biggest Harry Potter Fan
The Late Movies: STOP IT
No, THIS is How Michael Caine Speaks
Crazy in the Coconut: "Frontier Psychiatrist"


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