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US Late Night Satire: Jon Stewart’s Legacy

“LAWS, LIKE SAUSAGES, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made.” – Jon Saxe Politics has gotten really weird. I mean, it’s always been a bacon-bowl mouth-burn of conflicting human interests...

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So what the bloody hell happened in Taboo?

TO SAY THAT Period Drama, and especially BBC Period Drama, had become a tad stale, trite even, is an understatement. I certainly have had simply enough of corsets and horse drawn carriages and stiff,...

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The Good Place: a comedy worth dying for.

NO ONE KNOWS what happens next. If we could, well it would change everything. Let’s be honest though, it would ruin the fun if we did know. It certainly would make writers’ jobs less...

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The Summer of Streaming: Stranger Things

Stranger Things is one of two televised series I really got into this summer, for very different reasons, but I’ll get onto that another time. The Duffer brothers’ short series is one big love...

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The Summer of Streaming: Narcos

Advertencia: Spoilers pueden seguir It is the temptation of a lot of TV series’ about real life events to glamorise or “artistically alter” the re-telling of those events so as to create more drama...

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The Summer of Streaming: BrainDead

THE WORLD has gone mad. It’s the same sentiment we’ve been preaching since satire began. Whenever people feel dissatisfied, they tend to act a little extra crazy in order to make their voices heard. Politics...