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While admittedly the weakest adaptation of this story (the graphic being the best I think, as it smoothed out the plot from the book and highlighted some of the weirder elements well), I still have a soft spot for this miniseries not only for containing some great performances & production design working in a tiny budget but also as a very specific time capsule of both BBC productions at the time and 90's alt-grunge aesthetics.
As one of Gaiman's first stories…
A surprisingly gripping down-to-earth documentary shot on a potato that captures an exceptional sense of positive community and this raw sense of competition that drives everyone to some degree. Also one of the most Texan pieces of media ever made next to King of the Hill & should be considered mandatory viewing for every American on July 4th.
Most people, like me, will probably find people to root for and personalities you connect with. It's human drama on probably the most…
Up there with Snuff Box, Monkey Dust, Xavier and The Shivering Truth as one of the weirdest comedy series ever made. Despite the more obvious surreal elements of those shows, however, Jam might be the weirdest for how it takes sometimes more traditional jokes (a doctor asking to see your penis then taking his out, molestation jokes, annoying neighbors) and presents them in the most alienating, warped and honestly unsettling ways possible. I would say for the best comparison this…