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Steve Lowe and Alan McArthur are the authors of the book Is It Just Me Or Is Everything Shit and several other bestselling comedy books, many of them with the word 'shit' in the title.
What happened to the future we were promised – for good or ill - the personal jet packs and holidays on the moon? For the real future the authors have been scouring the science press, watching what the geeks are doing and working out the logical end to the inventions just starting to make the news. And yes- you’ve guessed it, it’s shit – prepare to be appalled and amused in equal measure. Like for Like Reading Death from the Skies: The Science Behind the End of the World, Philip Plait, Paperback, 336 pages Penguin 28th September 2009 9780143116042 Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future, Joseph J Com & Brian Horrigan, Paperback 176 pages Johns Hopkins University Press 15th May 1996 9780801853999 A 'Piece of Passion' from the publisher... 'I don’t want you to think this book isn’t funny. Because it is. Very. But I also wanted to say just how informative it is. I was educated and tickled when I first read the manuscript. I learnt loads, from nanotechnology to giant spaceships. And most of it freaked me out a little. Are scientists really doing this stuff?! It would appear that they are. Alan and Steve are brilliant satirists and they really get their teeth into the future with gusto.' - Scott Pack, Editor, The Friday Project
Topical satire from the authors of Is it Just Me or is Everything Shit?'Is the Cameron government a coup?' This is the question under discussion in this witty and topical article from the bestselling authors of 'Is it Just Me or is Everything Shit'. This question, and 44 other questions, orbiting this central question like satellites of love. Such as, 'Will Cameron kill Clegg?' and 'Did Sam Cam invent trip-hop?' You know, important stuff. Like, 'Is it wise to put Sir Toby Young in charge of all the schools?' and 'What is the socio-political significance of Pippa Middleton's buns?'Also, 'Is there a link between the Big Society and the occult?'