May 21st, 2005


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I'm currently watching "Demolition Man". It's a refreshing journey back to the time when Sylvester Stallone made movies. It's also an odd locus of talent, including Sandra Bullock, Benjamin Bratt, Denis Leary, Jack Black, Jesse Ventura, Rob Schneider, and Troy Evans (you know, the surly guy at the desk on ER).

Sandra Bullock at one point in the movie mentions the Schwartzenegger Library, a gag about Arnold having been president, after the passage of the 61st amendment allowing non-natives to run for that office. Hmmm.

Also, Sandra has a line:

"Your tone is quasi-facetious, but you do not realize that Taco Bell was the only restaurant to survive the Franchise Wars. So - Now all restaurants are Taco Bell."

Which echoes my fears about the computer game industry. When they thaw me out from cryogenic suspension, I completely expect a dystopian future where Electronic Arts and/or Microsoft has consumed all original thought.