Mike Judge

Why Idiocracy is the most terrifying film to watch this Halloween

Don’t think Mike Judge’s 2006 movie Idiocracy is terrifying? Then we would refer you to director Karyn Kusama, who has made it her choice as the best film to watch over Halloween. But, be warned, Kusama knows a thing or three about horror, having overseen both 2009’s high school-set monster movie Jennifer’s Body and this year’s fabulously unnerving slow-burn terror tale, The Invitation.

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Silicon Valley producers: Season 3 to feature 'graphic' sex scene, holographic mustaches

Pied Piper founder Richard Hendricks was praised in Silicon Valley for his pioneering “middle-out” algorithm that could very well revolutionize file-compression technology. But at the end of season 2, the big headline for Richard was “top out.” As in he was unceremoniously ousted as CEO by the Pied Piper board, led by dispassionate Raviga managing partner Laurie Bream.

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'Silicon Valley': Mike Judge on the finale's NSFW 'tip-to-tip' scene, plus the academic paper it inspired


Warning: Spoilers – and math – follow!

In the climactic scene of Silicon Valley’s season 1 finale, Richard (Thomas Middleditch) saves the day at the TechCrunch Disrupt competition by unveiling Pied Piper’s bold new compression algorithm, which earns a Weissman score heretofore unseen. But the boys really scored with the hotel-room scene before the big presentation, which begat one of the longest and finest dick jokes in TV history.

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