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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TV -

ABC1, 9.30pm

The su­gar and fat Nazis are go­ing to love this one, while ba­cona­holics will be both hor­ri­fied and equally fas­ci­nated by the his­tory of how we came to be the fat­test gen­er­a­tion on record. Just re­mem­ber, it’s not en­tirely your fault the next time you or­der that bucket of pop­corn and litre of soft drink at the movies, as this episode re­veals the art of up­siz­ing was the devil’s work of a Chicago cin­ema man­ager, David Waller­stein, who worked out he could charge more money for films with ex­tra soda pop.

SBS ONE, 9.30pm

This 10- part se­ries, “in­spired” by the 1996 film ( but with no in­put by its cre­ators the Coen broth­ers), has been com­pared d favourably to True De­tec­tive in its dark­ness and dys­func­tion. n. Min­nesota may ap­pear all “heck jeez, y’all” but brace for the vi­o­lence. Stars Billy Bob Thorn­ton ( pic­tured, Sling­blade, Bad d Santa) as hit­man Lorne Malvo and Martin Free­man ( The Hob­bit, Sher­lock) as sales­man Lester Ny­gaard.

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