Silly place names in Prison Break

The Prison Break producers and writers are clearly amusing themselves no end with their choice of place names. Now, “Gila” in New Mexico is only mildly amusing – Gila monsters being not that exciting, but they do have funny names.


Trinidad in Colorado? I can think of more Caribbean-esque places.


But “Dinosaur, Nebraska”? They’re having a laugh, now.



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    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.

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