#50: Tyler, Alex, and Serey (Perfectly Imperfect)
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Welcome to Perfectly Imperfect #50 👋
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Adam Curtis’ ambitious BBC series, Can’t Get You Out Of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World, is a fascinating exploration of how we’ve gotten to this present moment. Curtis plainly delivers his analysis of the modern world by connecting the dots of seemingly unrelated events over archival footage soundtracked by Aphex Twin, Burial, Gang of Four, and more (seriously, it’s a great soundtrack). It’s as beautiful as it is mind-boggling— if you’re interested in inequality, power, c…
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