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Dot.com crash and world of stand-up comedy revealed

Jan 24, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

There are good reasons the unlovely term "edutainment" never caught on - one of them being the instant turnoff many feel when they sense a piece of entertainment is trying to teach them something.

So Valley Of The Boom, the National Geographic channel's mash-up between a scripted series and documentary, has its work cut out for it.

It is an origin story of the Internet which revisits the gold rush of Silicon Valley's 1990s dot.com boom and bust - those heady days when no one quite ...