By Charlie Brooker
Well mannered, pensive, mature, reserved ...Charlie Brooker is none of this stuff and no more. impolite, unhinged, outrageous, and specifically humorous, "Dawn of the Dumb" is key analyzing for someone with a mind and a spinal twine. And palms for turning the pages.
Picking up the place his hilarious "Screen Burn" left off, "Dawn of the Dumb" collects the easiest of Charlie Brooker's contemporary television writing, including uproarious spleen-venting diatribes on a number non-televisual matters - tackling every little thing from David Cameron to human hair.
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Or that the poison also has a pheromone cocktail in it that’ll call every hornet in the hive to come over and sting you until you are no longer alive? Also, it can fly fifty miles in a day. It’d be nice to say something reassuring at this point, like “Don’t worry, they only live on top of really tall mountains where nobody wants to live,” but no, they live all over the freaking place. They kill more people in Japan than all animals—venomous, nonvenomous, irradiated mutant—combined. At least forty people die that way every year, each of them horribly.
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Dawn of the Dumb by Charlie Brooker