History of Oil

   19 November 2007, terribly early in the morning

Steph, Rishi and I went to check out the Media Reform screening of History of Oil. The movie is basically a film adaptation of the original one-man play — powered by bicycles — that looks at the recent history of oil. It’s incredibly funny and thoughtful. Comedian Robert Newman does a good job of pointing out a lot of the hypocrisy and double-speak coming from the media and are text books on the West’s relationship to the Middle East. I don’t think any description I give of the movie will do it justice. Lucky for you, you can catch the whole thing on Google Video.

Robert Newman’s home page.

 

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