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The TV Gazette #4: "Black Mirror", a Rob Lowe invasion, and more

Welcome to the TV Gazette!

The TV Gazette is a concept that I’m trialling: a weekly bulletin where I’ll round up anything interesting I’ve watched this week and what I’m looking forward to next week… 841 more words


Black Mirror

Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies. 262 more words


Peeple, a new app bringing out the worst in people, whether we want it or not.

I hate to scaremonger on the internet. I’m generally of the opinion that we should let the internet develop as its own beast, and that we shouldn’t restrict what is possible online. 990 more words

Digital Sociology

WtF is going on in British politics?

Some time ago Charlie Brooker’s fantastic show Black Mirror featured and episode where the UK Prime Minister was blackmailed into having sex with a pig on television. 234 more words

Charlie Brooker

Why should politics be any different? #PigGate

This week #PigGate and the ongoing feud between David Cameron and Lord Ashcroft seemed to be, quite literally, the talk of town.

As far comedy goes, #PigGate is pretty much the golden ticket, hand delivered and presented on a plate. 335 more words


Netflix Revives British Anthology Series 'BLACK MIRROR' For A Third Season

Netflix has revived Charlie Brooker’s critically-acclaimed, mind-bending hit anthology series Black Mirror for twelve all-new episodes!

Brooker and Annabel Jones, who executive produced the first seven episodes of the series, will continue to serve as executive producers and show runners for the new episodes. 247 more words