There’s never been a better time to catch up on Charlie Brooker’s anthology series, Black Mirror. It’s near-future sci-fi, one of the trickiest genres to depict convincingly, but this well-written dystopian satire shows us that our greatest enemy isn’t some alien invasion or cosmic catastrophe… it’s ourselves.

What’s a “black mirror”? Brooker explains: “The ‘black mirror’ of the title is the one you’ll find on every wall, on every desk, in the palm of every hand: the cold, shiny screen of a TV, a monitor, a smartphone”.

Join Dion and Quinny and their special guest, comedian Jazz Twemlow, as they ask: if technology is a drug, then what the hell are the side effects?

Black Mirror Review - TPToA Podcast 08
Superb writing and withering examples of humanity and technologyA bleak warning sign on the side of the dystopian highwayOnce it grabs hold it can speak to you on a primal level
Some of the ideas presented fall short of the impact they hope to haveThe wait between seasons is just long enoughIt's all a little TOO real.
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