The adoring young children of the BBC’s kindly old animal lover “Uncle Max” would surely be surprised to discover he spent most of his life
I’m a fan of high-minded analysis of low culture. Chuck Klosterman’s early work comes to mind. Or maybe Overthinking It. So for me, it’s a
Some form of life could have developed electromagnetic communication technology, or even near-lightspeed travel, flourished for a million years, died off a million years ago, and we still won’t hear from them for another million years .
No, there’s never anything on, because there’s not supposed to be. Except for the tube itself, of course.
Pretty much everything that can be done within the medium of television had been done by 1970. The variety show, the family drama, the crime
These are the two themes that coalesce while reading Command and Control: 1) The nuclear arms race was pure madness and 2) it’s incredible that there was never an accidental detonation.