These days, watching television is like sitting in the back of Travis Bickle's taxicab, staring through the window at a world of relentless, churning shod ... '
Cruel, acerbic, impassioned, gleeful, frequently outrageous and always hilarious, Charlie Brooker's Screen Burn collects the best of the much-loved Guardian Guide columns into one easy-to-read-on-the-toilet package.
Sit back and roar as Brooker rips mercilessly into Simon Cowell, Big Brother, Trinny and Susannah, Casualty, Davina McCall, Michael Parkinson ... and almost everything elso on television.
This book will make practically anyone laugh out loud.
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About this author
Charlie Brooker has worked as a writer, journalist, cartoonist and broadcaster. His TV writing credits include Nathan Barley, BAFTA-nominated satirical horror Dead Set and the Rose d’Or-winning sci-fi festival-of-cheeriness Black Mirror. He also writes and presents the RTS-winning Wipe series of BBCshows, Channel 4’s Ten O’Clock Live, and Radio 4’s So Wrong It’s Right. He is also well-known for his weekly columns in the Guardian newspaper. But so what? One day, he will die.