Tag Archives: Charlie Brooker

WATCH: Karen Gillan in 'A Touch of Cloth'

Comedy cop shows are quite the thing these days, aren’t they? Although Charlie Brooker’s A Touch of Cloth is less of a comedy set in a police precinct—like Brooklyn Nine-Nine—and more of a spoof of the entire genre of ...

A History: Are Brits Better at Satire?

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No.

Actually, it would perhaps be more fitting if I said YES, yes they are, and then go on to claim that the Brits are better at anything that involves saying things you don’t literally mean. I could then claim that this is why ...

The Brit List: 10 Internationally Unsung UK National Treasures

 

This isn’t a test of Anglophile credentials: you don’t have to know who all of these people are to be in our secret Brit club. It’s just a list of ten people who are an essential part of the cultural fabric in the UK, ...

British Soaps vs. American Soaps: It’s War!

The posters over at Soap Opera Network are all a-tizzy about the following YouTube clip, which unfavorably compares American soap operas to British soap operas. It’s from a BBC Four show titled Charlie Brooker’s ...