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Following the success of Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe, BBC Four has commissioned Zeppotron to produce a brand new series - Charlie Brooker's News Wipe.The aim of Charlie Brooker's News Wipe is to expose the inner workings of news media, just as Screen Wipe does to TV in general. The series is funny,...
Screenwipe satirist Charlie Brooker examines how TV has influenced the audience's relationship with technology, detailing how programmes such as classic sci-fi show Blake's 7 and CSI: Miami have influenced expectations and altered perceptions of progress

Girt By Beards

Comedy • 205 views
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The World Beard and Mustache Championships is a bi-annual event that was established in 1990. Competitors from around the globe compete in what has been dubbed the Olympics of professional beard growing.The Beards are a South Australian band that exclusively write and perform songs about the importa...
Screenwipe satirist Charlie Brooker uses archive material and sketches to examine whether programmes such as Blind Date and romantic comedies have influenced the viewing public's expectations of love, and questions the concept of 'soulmates', as seen on TV
Comedy series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television.Screenwipe satirist Charlie Brooker reveals how concepts such as love and success often fall short of the mark when depicted on-screen. He begins by exp...
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Comedy series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television.Ever wondered why life doesn't measure up to those youthful lofty expectations? From love and money to fear and progress, Charlie Brooker explores a dif...
Charlie Brooker traces how the presentation of factual TV programmes has developed over the years, changing their focus from experts in spectacles to celebrity hosts. The Screenwipe satirist provides his thoughts on archive material including Danny Dyer's encounter with an alien, and supernatural ac...
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Screenwipe is a television programme, presented by comedian Charlie Brooker, which reviews other British television programmes with a caustic and humorous tone.Brooker analyses specific programmes and genres, regularly making jokes about how programmes are created, and criticizing what he states is...

The Aristocrats

Comedy • 289 views
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Comedy veterans and co-creators Penn Jillette and Paul Provenza capitalize on their insider status and invite over 100 of their closest friends - who happen to be some of the biggest names in entertainment, to reminisce, analyze, deconstruct and deliver their own versions of the world's dirtiest jok...
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Charlie Brooker sets his caustic sights on video games. Expect acerbic comment as he looks at the various genres, how they have changed since their early conception and how the media represents games and gamers. Features interviews with Dara O'Briain, sitcom scribe Graham Linehan and Rab and Ryan fr...

That's Not Funny

Comedy • 2014 • 90 minutes • 390 views
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2014. That's Not Funny is an examination of the history of taboo subjects and controversy in comedy, and one comedy fan's heartfelt and passionate defence of an art form. Director/Narrator Mike Celestino and producer Robert Garren (co-creators of the award-winning documentary short The Last Days...