Colin Patrick

Colin Patrick is an author and a comedian. In addition to mental_floss, he's written for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Splitsider, McSweeney's, and Cracked.

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Let’s See a Kindle Try This
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Done in 60 Seconds Films
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Sketching all of New York
Introducing the Vertical Amusement Park
Was Tyler Durden Trading Places?
Betting an Original Renoir on the Super Bowl
Amazing Free-Diving Skills
Morning Cup of Links: Near-Death Experiences
Morning Cup of Links: Smooth Criminal on the Cello
Morning Cup of Links: Girl Scout Cookie Copycats
The Origins of the Terrible Towel and the Lambeau Leap
Morning Cup of Links: Under Paris
Morning Cup of Links: The Nazi-Mocking Dog
Man Builds a Time Warp to the 1800s in His Basement
How the Oregon Trail (Computer Game) Was Formed
Recreating van Gogh
A Very Literal Spin on New Yorker Cartoons
The Distasteful Wall Murals of Pawnee, Indiana
That's One Way to Get Your Baby Some Fresh Air
The Most Amazing (And Self-Aware) Press Release Ever Written
Stupid Hockey Tricks: Pinpoint Puck Perfection
The Creation of Artificial Reefs
The Dude, The Port Huron Statement, and The Seattle Seven
An Artistic Use for Old Cigarette Machines
May the Force of Typography Be With You
Scouting New York
The Very Definition of "Sweetheart"
The World Just Got a Little Less Bright
Opening Champagne With a Saber
And the Biggest Liar of 2010 Is…
That's One Way to Respond to a Complaint Letter
Life Inside Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City
Fake Criterions
Maude the Marine?
Using the PlayStation to Protect the Nation
11 New Uses for Old Churches
Rare Art From the Genius Behind Calvin & Hobbes
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Superman vs. Muhammad Ali: Who Ya Got?
More Minimalism
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Minimalist Heroes
Here Lies Harry Potter
From Old Trash to Massive Cash
Coca-Cola: Coupon Pioneers


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