"The National Anthem" (with special guest, Ammon Allred)


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"The National Anthem" premiered as the inaugural episode of Black Mirror in 2011. Despite the fact that it does not include any futuristic technologies, it set the scene for the series and remains one of the most controversial and riveting episodes.

Should the Prime Minister have done it? Why do so many people find this spectacle fascinating? What, if any, moral judgments can (or should) we make about works of art? Does the development of deepfake technology over the last several years change how we view the episode?

Tune in to listen to Dr. J and Ammon Allred discuss these, and may more, compelling themes in Black Mirror's "The National Anthem."

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