We can finally start getting on with the rest of our lives in 10 Days. The first of the final 8 episodes of AMC's award winning Breaking Bad will be available to illegally download minutes after it finishes airing in the US on August 11th. Yesterday AMC released the final trailer for the final season, which was annoyingly blocked for Australian viewers but of course the great hackers of the world wide web have now made it available in Australia. The trailer isn't what we first expected and doesn't give any insights into the final 8 episodes but it does leave you wishing it was August 11th today. It features flashes of Walter's home and the New Mexico Desert with the gravelly and eery voice of Walter White reading Percy Bysshe Shelley's 1818 sonnet 'Ozymandias'.
'I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said: "Two vast and trunkless legs of stone, Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read, Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed. And on the pedestal these words appear: `My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!' Nothing beside remains. Round the decay, Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare, The lone and level sands stretch far away'