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Ransom Riggs

Filmmaker, photo hound, author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Ransom was a daily contributor to mentalfloss.com for many, many years.

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Giving New Meaning to "Beer Goggles"
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What's a MacGuffin?
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The Late Movies: Ridiculous Instructional Videos
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Humor for Math Nerds: Look Around You
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Tales of Mere Existence
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The Late Movies: Old Blues Songs That'll Give You Chills
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Amazing Found Photos of Life During Wartime
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Weird Website of the Week: Four Word Film Review
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Our Toxic Gulf
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My Favorite Planet is Named After A Child-Eating Cannibal
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Teaching Kids through Rappin'
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The Late Movies: Musical Saws and Barbed Wire Fences
The Cemetery Where They Clean the Bones
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Death Metal Louis Armstrong and Smooth Jazz Metallica
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New Fridge Concept is Awesome, Scary
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Amazing Johnny Cash Video Combines 1,000 Drawings
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Weird Website of the Week: There, I Fixed It
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The Late Movies: Premakes
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The Kindness of Strangers
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Making Pasta in Kabul
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Strange Geographies: Freaks in Mayberry
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The Late Movies: What the Dramatic Squirrel Begat
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How Do You Listen to Music?
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What Seven Million Tires Look Like
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Why Are Iranian Movies So Good?
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The Late Movies: New York Times Critics' Picks
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Strange Geographies: Venetian Graffiti
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Twistable, Turnable Songs: Music by Shel Silverstein
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ROFLCon, or How I Got Famous on the Internetz
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The Late Movies: Six Shooter
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Strange Geographies: The First Ghetto
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Amazing 3D Projections on Buildings
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When Reality Collapses on Itself, and other Documentaries
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The Late Movies: Bizarre Pets
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Strange Geographies: Death in Venice
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A Globe-Trotting Whiskey Mystery
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Poetry in the Photos of Allen Ginsberg
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The Late Movies: Epic Facial Hair!
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Amazing Color Photos from WWI
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Indian Man on World's Longest Diet
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Don't Talk to Aliens, Says Stephen Hawking
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The Late Movies: Great Movie Monologues
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Strange Geographies: Searching for the "Real" Venice
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Is There a Cure for Jet Lag?
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How to Become a Fantastical Creature
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Creepy "Spirit" Photographs
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The Late Movies: Jonze-ing for Music Videos
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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Italy's Big Problem: the Camorra
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Behind the Music: the Flossiest Band in the World
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