The 2012 Presidential race considered as an allegory for the Game of Thrones.
Just learned that Peter Bergman, of Firesign Theatre, has died. There was a time when I could probably have recreated the entire Nick Danger, Third Eye routine from memory. I still remember it well enough to know that the gap between parts 2 and 3 of these static-image videos contains the classic line: “He stopped on a dime. Unfortunately, the dime was in Mr. Rococo’s pocket.”
Charlie Brooker is superb. He’s a British media critic
Among other things, Brooker wrote the brilliant TV series Dead Set, which told the story of what happened within the confines of Big Brother during the zombie outbreak that destroyed the UK, which was memorable for the image of zombies watching zombies on TV.