Novelist and artist Douglas Coupland in conversation with Shumon Basar around Eric Hobsbawm's book, 'Age of Extremes: A History of the Short 20th Century.' Scarrification, Smupid, Homogenised People Units, war, the wacky 90s and Soviet Union amnesia.

Cinematography: Rob Johnston
Editor: Sophia Al Maria

Filmed for HOBSBAWM FORMAT which can be seen here aaschool.ac.uk/VIDEO/lecture.php?ID=2145, part of FORMAT, A Live Magazine, held at the Architectural Association, London. Issue 3 happened 2 - 12 July 2013

Special thanks to Rob, Sophia and Peter Webber

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