Remember that 2006 movie Idiocracy? The one where Luke Wilson plays an average underachiever who wakes up 500 years in the future, only to realize that he’s now the smartest person on Earth? And everyone else is dumb — like, really dumb? Well, that movie is cruel and terrible and you should be ashamed for liking it.…
Remember that epic dick joke from the season finale of HBO’s Silicon Valley? Well, Stanford researchers have run the numbers. And if you’ll pardon the pun, it stands up. Says math!
If you look closely in Mike Judge's under-appreciated (albeit slightly cruel) masterpiece, Idiocracy, you'll notice countless little logos from the future. These are the handiwork of graphic designer and former advertising professional Ellen Lampl.
The Emmys are starting momentarily and the list of nominations looks like it was regurgitated from two years ago. Mad Men again? Downton Abbey, yawn. Does anyone really watch Veep? I'm rooting for one of the smartest, most original, and consistently hilarious nominees in years: HBO's Silicon Valley.
HBO has renewed Mike Judge's Silicon Valley comedy series for a second season. If you aren't already watching this show, you definitely should be.
We heard last year that HBO had greenlit a dark, single camera Silicon Valley comedy show pilot by Mike Judge (Office Space) but with the blink and you'll miss it nature of TV pilots, you never know what's going to happen until it hits the airwaves. Well, it's going to air. Deadline reports that HBO has picked it up…
If Bravo's Start-Ups: Silicon Valley makes you gag and, in turn, makes your gags want to gag, you could be in luck. HBO has bought the pilot for a very different Silicon Valley that might serve as an effective antidote to that reality TV schlock.