A podcast with Chris Morris, the writer/director of Four Lions
Here’s a podcast with Chris Morris, the writer/director of the suicide bomber satire, Four Lions. While Morris is not particularly well known in the US, he has a huge following in the UK, where his satirical TV shows like Brass Eye, Nathan Barley, and the surrealist shock comedy Jam, have made quite an impression. And for those who wonder why the notoriously press-shy Morris consented to an interview (he hadn’t volunteered for one in almost 15 years), I certainly asked that question, as well as about the inherent homoeroticism of the military, and how a journalist can chase his own tail searching for an overall meaning in a comedy. That last part refers to Morris’ brilliant hipster parody Nathan Barley and as I’m aware that not everyone has seen Morris’ TV work, like my podcast with Jordan Brady, I’m providing a visual glossary below for the many references made to Mr. Morris’ work.
Click on each link for an image that explains the term.
Barry praying in the background.
The actual podcast is below:
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