(Camera turns on and James grabs the title card and hums “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It & I Feel Fine” for five seconds as James shows his handmade title card of a Nuclear explosion and the words “The End Of The World” and James puts it on the desk.)

TLOTA: Last Of The Americans, you know the rest! (Sighs) Is this my life now? Has it been this way before the nukes destroyed everything? I don’t know, and a part of me lost the ability to care. But then again, we forgot the Cold War. And that Cold War began after the Second World War when we were condemning the usage of nuclear weapons, and we found ourselves at a standstill. At its height in the 1960s, we were quickly learning how to accept how to be nuked! Let’s look at the rubric of Stanley Kubrick. (James sets up a portable Blu-Ray/DVD player as he gets it to the main menu) “Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying, And Love The Bomb” showed what happened that eventually happened to us. If we let idiots do the dumbest things, that would cut the atomic thin thread that held the sword of Damocles over our heads. And Kubrick decided to take the seriousness and turned it into a dark comedy. Well, let me think, a dark comedy about nuclear annihilation? Yeah, everyone would chuckle at the nuclear weapons wiping out everything.

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