Have any disinfonauts checked out British TV series Black Mirror? A friend recently recommended it to me and a couple of Netflix streams later I’m a true believer (but please Endemol, don’t create an American version as rumored by Variety – it won’t work).
It’s a kind of Twilight Zone for the 21st century and has earned an enthusiastic review from the New York Times Magazine:
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One of the most disturbing moments in the British TV series “Black Mirror” is what appears to be a passionate love scene. The episode takes place in a version of the future where most people have had small devices, called “grains,” surgically implanted in their heads that can record and replay their memories on demand. As the encounter progresses, it is revealed that the couple are actually having dull and mechanical sex, their eyes grayed out as they both tune into their grains to watch memories of their previous trysts, from an earlier, steamier time in their relationship.