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Black Mirror season 3, episode 6: "Hated in the Nation" has one true villain — creator Charlie Brooker. (Also, bees.)

This supersize episode works much better than it should.<p><i>This article is a recap of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror <i>episode “Hated in the Nation.” There are spoilers and discussion regarding the episode’s plot.</i><p>Why does “Hated in the Nation” work?<p>I’m not sure I can answer that question. The episode is …

Black Mirror season 3, episode 5: “Men Against Fire” is a warning from the past about our future

When empathy is a bug, not a feature, who do we blame?<p><i>This article is a recap of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror <i>episode “</i><i>Men Against Fire</i><i>.” There are spoilers and discussion regarding the episode’s plot.</i><p>Late in “Men Against Fire,” a military psychiatrist (Michael Kelly, who plays Doug Stamper in <i>House of</i> …

Black Mirror season 3, episode 4: "San Junipero" is the show's most beautiful, most hopeful episode yet

Heaven is a place on Earth. How wonderful, and how cruel.<p><i>This article is a recap of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror <i>episode “</i><i>San Junipero.</i><i>” There are spoilers and discussion regarding the episode’s plot.</i><p>When “San Junipero” ends, we sit in a daze for a moment.<p>“If I die, you can spend eternity in virtual …

Black Mirror season 3, episode 3: “Shut Up and Dance” reveals that the true source of hackers’ power is shame

A weaker episode, but it still gets fantastic performances out of its game leads.<p><i>This article is a recap of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror <i>episode “Shut Up and Dance.” There are spoilers and discussion regarding the episode’s plot.</i><p>“Shut Up and Dance” isn’t too concerned with trying to surprise us.<p>The …

Black Mirror season 3, episode 2: “Playtest” is a sinister look at how we treat life like a video game

“Playtest” has a protagonist you can't feel bad for.<p><i>This article is a recap of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror <i>episode “Playtest.” There are spoilers and discussion regarding the episode’s plot.</i><p>At the heart of “Playtest,” the second episode of the third season of Netflix’s sci-fi horror series <i>Black Mirror</i>, …

Black Mirror season 3, episode 1: “Nosedive” is a social media nightmare dressed like a pastel daydream

The episode imagines a world where Instagram-friendly perfection reigns, with disastrous consequences.<p><i>This article is a recap of Netflix’s</i> Black Mirror <i>episode “Nosedive.” There are spoilers and discussion regarding the episode’s plot.</i><p>“Nosedive” would have you believe that it’s about what it might …

Tesla Will "Probably Stop At 100 kWh" Battery

Responding to a satisfied customer on Twitter last week, Elon Musk said, “I think we will probably stop at 100 kWh on battery size.” Like all Musk …