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

The Late Movies: Wendy's Training Videos
A 117-Year-Old Piece of Cheese
Skateboard Tricks + Fire
Painting Ads on Buildings: "Up There"
An Analysis of Couch Fort Architecture
The Late Movies: Simon's Cat
Fire + Tornado = Oh Jeez
Documentary: Fermat's Last Theorem
An SNL Set is Built in Seconds
A Color Movie from 1922
The Late Movies: Baffling "Next on Mad Men" Clips
"The World Vs. Scott Pilgrim"/"The Matrix" Mashup Trailer
"Oregon Trail" Mini-Documentary (1996)
Hummingbirds in Slow Motion (HD Video)
The Axolotl - A Regenerating Salamander
Christopher Walken Reads Things
The Late Movies: The Jerk
Cab Calloway Sings for Betty Boop in 1933 (Video)
A Film About Words, Using Very Few Words
Return of the Jedi - New Deleted Scene Released
Winters of My Life
Failed Utopia: Koreshan Unity Settlement
The Late Movies: Solar Eclipses
Why Shatner Stole Nimoy's Bicycle
Most Amazing Wikipedia Entry Ever: "Baby Got Back"
The Penguincubator: The 1937 Vending Machine for Books
Kurt Vonnegut - How to Get a Job Like Mine (Video)
Teaching a Robot to Flip Pancakes
The Late Movies: On Top of Mountains
Sun Dogs: Beautiful "False Suns"
Essential Knowledge About Graboids (Landsharks)
Ultra Slo-Mo Lightning Strike (9,000fps)
The Late Movies: Bill Nye the Science Guy
Airing Tonight: "The Colony" on Discovery
Epic Musical Mashup
The Late Movies: Double Rainbow (So Intense)
Battlestar Galactica at the U.N.: So Say We All
Kevin Spacey Does Impersonations
Eating Away at Cancer
Ferris Club
BIG BANG BIG BOOM: A Graffiti History of the World
The Late Movies: Talking Toys Talking to Each Other
You're Doing it Wrong
The KFC Logo You Can See from Space
How One Man Gamed "The Price is Right"
Newly Published: Mark Twain on Interviews
Super Mario Bros Speedrun on Top of a Building
The Late Movies: Covers of "Ceremony"
McDonald's Fries: One Man's Quest to Make Them at Home
Information Pioneers: Sir Clive Sinclair


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