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

Anti-Suicide Speech from "Pump Up the Volume"
J.K. Rowling's Plot Spreadsheet
The Late Movies: Supercuts
The 20 Longest Pages on Wikipedia
Mad Men Theme + Nat "King" Cole's "Nature Boy" = Beautiful Jazz
"There Will Be Blood," SNES Style
SUNDAY - "Great Migrations," the Latest Mega Nature Documentary
The Mad Men Reading List
Whimpey's Malleefowl
The Late Movies: The Old Grey Whistle Test
The [Spider] Web
What a Glorious Space to Dwell
RIP, Sony Walkman
Practical Advice on Saving Digital Photos
The Late Movies: Feist's "The Reminder"
Amenities Available at the Original "Big Rock Candy Mountain"
Tommy Wiseau's New Bad Movie
Frames of Reference: 1960 Physics Video
Video Projected on a 600-Year-Old Clock
Scientists Create Flubber-Like Effect Using Nanotubes
The Late Movies: It Gets Better
Powers of Ten
Google Has Self-Driving Cars That Work Today
Dan Hanna: 17 Years of Self-Portraits in One Video
"Hallelujah" 10 Ways
Star Wars Trilogy Paper Animation
The Late Movies: How to Iron a Shirt
The MythBusters Answer Your Questions!
You're Stealing it Wrong: 30 Years of Inter-Pirate Battles
Jimmy Fallon and JT Drop Some Hip-Hop
Mexico City Tourism Video is Actually Terrific
Ben Folds + Nick Hornby + Pomplamoose = Adorable
The Late Movies: Leslie Hall, Rap Queen of Iowa
Gummy Bear + Potassium Chlorate = Fiery Candy Death
Mollie Woodworth: Neuroscientist and Cheerleader
Don't Put Your Hand in the Large Hadron Collider
John Green Hates Pennies (and Nickels)
What Should I Ask the Mythbusters?
The Late Movies: Reggie Watts, the Beat-boxing, Singing, Dancing Comedian
Pig Parts are in Bullets, Artificial Hearts, and Cigarettes
Jim Henson Makes Muppets (Video, 1969)
Gregory Brothers (Auto-Tune the News) Explain Their Success
Nutty, the Squirrel with a Human Best Friend
Soda Pop Stop: 500 Flavors in One Store
The Late Movies: More "Next on Mad Men" Parodies
A Bunch of Terrific Sesame Street Videos
Steve Keene Makes 50 Paintings at Once
YouTube Time Machine
A Visit to a Soviet-era Arcade
Watch a Bee Take Off in Ultra Slow-Motion


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