Black Mirror TV Series

Black Mirror TV Series

The Black Mirror TV series is available on Netflix for your viewing pleasure, or maybe I mean for your viewing discomfort. Let me explain.  Black Mirror is described as a science fiction anthology programme. Each episode is a stand-alone work that takes the viewer into a different world or time in the future and makes the viewer consider both the impact and the consequences of technology on humanity.(wiki.com)


The first episode involves the kidnapping of a British Princess and the stomach-churning ransom demand that the British Prime Minister must have intercourse with a pig on live television. Yup, you read that right. Things just get more complicated from there. But talk about a hook. I found myself on the edge of my seat wondering what the heck will happen next. Yet,  I could not help but sympathize with all involved and wonder if this will be a new type of terrorism in the not too distant future. read more