Mike Judge’s Secret Art of Satire

On March 8, 1993, “Beavis and Butt-Head” premiered on MTV. The show’s title characters—two gross, immature, violent, strangely lovable, and very American teen-agers—were like little else onscreen. Each episode involved the pair idling around their Texas town, indulging in petty acts of vandalism and moronic conversations. In between these adventures, they watched TV and made … Read more