About the Author
Charlie Brooker has worked as a writer, journalist, cartoonist and television and radio presenter.
Recent television credits include: You Have Been Watching, Screenwipe, which won a Royal Television Society award, and Newswipe. Charlie also wrote and produced Dead Set, a BAFTA-nominated satirical horror drama for Channel 4. Other TV writing credits include the 11 O'Clock Show and the Brass Eye Paedophilia Special.
Charlie is well-known for his weekly columns in The Guardian and recently won The Press Awards' columnist of the year 2009