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Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy f...

wikipedia - 18 Jul 2018
Idiocracy is a 2006 American satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge and starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, and Dax Shepard. The film tells the story of two people who take part in a top-secret military human hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years later in a dystopian society where advertising, commercialism, and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant, and which is devoid of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and coherent notions of justice and huma

Use-Mention distinction fading; Idiocracy ascendant

Palo Alto Online (blog) - 21 Jul 2018
Failures to make this distinction can have substantial real-world consequences, damaging reputations and lives. Yet in even the simplest cases of this aspect of basic journalism, the national "news" media can't seem to be bothered to get right even ...

Movies Can Make Us Mean; They Can Also Save Us - 20 Jul 2018
The question occurred to me in another film, quite different from Idiocracy, namely Morgan Neville's documentary biography of Mister Rogers Won't You Be My Neighbour. In the beginning of the film, the children's television host and American icon states ...

44 thoughts I had while watching Idiocracy

Syfy Wire - 07 Mar 2018
We revisit films from the past for our recurring series Deja View. Many of these films are hidden gems that we adore, and some, well, some are more like Idiocracy. The film has a 76% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and despite being released with little ...

Your Weekend: Open wide for this special bug tasting

Deseret News - 19 Jul 2018
The Salt Lake Film Society's Summer Late Nights Series continues with “Idiocracy,” a flawed but undeniably laughable flop by Mike Judge (“Office Space,” “King of the Hill,” “Beavis and Butt-Head”). The 2006 film stars Luke Wilson as Private Joe Bauers, ...

Idiocracy - 20 Jun 2018
Curious as to how all this is going to turn out? Me, too. I figured I'd set my hand-held time machine (patent pending) to June 21, 2028. That puts us toward the end of President Trump's third term and, one hopes, before technological singularity ...

Free for All: The Five Best Free Events in Denver This Week

Westword - 23 Jul 2018
Tonight's movie is a perennially relevant satire that seems less and less far-fetched with each passing day under history's dumbest presidency; Mike Judge's Idiocracy fuses the closely observed yet foul-mouthed social commentary of seminal Judge works ...

Comic: America is Now Worse Than Idiocracy

Splinter (blog) - 17 Jan 2018
I must have said this 100 times since Trump was elected. Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho was infinitely better than Trump. He was even a better public speaker. 79. Reply1 replies. Flagged. Show more repliesLoading...

Opinion: Surviving peak idiocracy

MyAJC (blog) - 23 May 2018
Really, nobody should be surprised. We elected a man who rode to political prominence by claiming that Barack Obama isn't a natural-born citizen, who dismissed the substantial documentation of Obama's Hawaii birth as some sort of international ...

People really are getting dumber, study suggests

Newshub - 14 Jun 2018
People are getting dumber, but don't expect the real world to take a sharper turn towards Idiocracy than it already has, researchers say. Since World War II, IQ scores had been increasing by about three IQ points a decade, a phenomenon dubbed the ...

Evidence Thinks Hip-Hop Will Turn Toward Idiocracy in 10 Years

XXLMAG.COM - 24 Apr 2018
As both a rapper and producer, Los Angeles' own Evidence has been in the game for over 25 years. With a career that starts with being a member of Cali rap crew Dilated Peoples before breaking out on his own as a solo act, Evidence has always marched to ...

Mike Judge: Trump Makes 'Idiocracy' Look 'Optimistic'

Daily Beast - 15 Aug 2017
“I mean, in a way Idiocracy kind of looks optimistic right now,” Mike Judge tells The Daily Beast by phone from his Los Angeles office. Last month, Judge received his 12th Emmy Award nomination, this one for directing the fourth season finale of ...

What We Loved (And Really Loved) About Sorry To Bother You

Kotaku - 17 Jul 2018
Remember when Idiocracy came out, and nobody went to see it because the studio made sure it barely existed, though you had like one criminally cynical friend who insisted, “Dude, you should see this movie because it's about the future, and like in the ...

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