We Just Found out How ‘Black Mirror’ Got Its Name and Honestly, We're Reeling | 22 Words

We Just Found out How ‘Black Mirror’ Got Its Name and Honestly, We’re Reeling

By Robin Zlotnick

Black Mirror has often (and rightly) been praised for the dystopian terror it instills in its viewers. Sure, the "San Junipero" episode was lovely and optimistic, but the rest of the show pretty much explores how technology is going to destroy us someday if we're not careful. And for such an ominous show, Black Mirror is the perfect title. It's dark and scary and reflective, much like the show itself. But what does it actually mean? Does it refer to something specific? Well, turns out it totally does! Many people are just learning about why Black Mirror is called Black Mirror, and it's messing with their minds. Big time.

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