My son and I watched Birdman today (partly because the Oscars are tonight, mainly because we've been wanting to for a while), and having had the experience makes this Sesame Street parody that much funnier.
The second season of John Oliver's series on HBO launches next week; the first season was a staple for my son and me of topical, hilarious commentary (with some actual journalism folded in underneath the jokes).
Before Last Week Tonight even launched, Oliver made fun of how the show might be promoted. The trailer for the second season is very much in the same vein.
Dot Dot Dot is Morse code for the letter 'S,' the full message Guglielmo Marconi claimed to have received atop Signal Hill in St. John's in 1901. It ushered in the age of telecommunications. My maternal grandfather worked as a telegraph operator for Canadian Marconi on Signal Hill for many years.
As well, I have a habit of overusing the ellipsis when I write ... as frequent readers might notice.