Week Fourteen

Satire and Sci-Fi


Listen: Listen to Firesign Theatre: I Think We're All Bozos on this Bus and to the Original Radio Drama of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Post a response on your blog. Go to the course resources for help with this assignment.

Writing Assignement: Write a post about how what you read, listend to or watched for this week explores issues of the present by placing them in the context of an imagined future.

In-Class Movies: Idiocracy dir. Mike Judge (2006), Hitchhikers Guide TV series, Paul dir. Greg Mottola.

Featured Movie: TiMER dir. Jac Schaeffer or About Time dir. Richard Curtis. One might also want to check out the 2006 British TV series, Hyperdrive or the 1988 series, Red Dwarf.

Bizarro Fiction

You can choose alternate reading from the list below.

Really, Really, Really, Really Weird Stories by John Shirley
Satan Buger by Carlton Mellick III
The Haunted Vagina by Carlton Mellick III
The Bizzaro Starter Kit by various authors
Angel Dust Apocalypse by Jeremy Robert Johnson
Dead Bitch Army by Andre Duza
Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito