FEATURES | MUSIC | BOOKS | DRINKS | FORUMS | GAMES | LINKS | ABOUT


advertise on Tiki Central

Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop
  [Edit Profile]  [Edit Preferences]  [Search] [Sign Up]
[Personal Messages]  [Member List]  [Help/FAQ]  [Rules]  [Login]
Tiki Central Forums Bilge Meet George Jetson
Meet George Jetson
White Devil
Deleted

Joined: Jun 26, 2009
Posts: 0
Posted: 2009-09-25 08:14 am   Permalink

Now see...the rest of the story.

http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1921405
_________________
Tiki Misanthropologist


    Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
woofmutt
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 26, 2002
Posts: 2610
From: Seattilite Telstar
Posted: 2009-09-26 09:08 am   Permalink

That was, uhm...

But since we're on the subject of George Jetson...

Many of us over 35 might have some disillusionment about the astounding future we were promised in LIFE magazine, Popular Mechanics, and various TV shows and movies. We don't have a moon base or helicopter landing pads on our roofs and dinner doesn't come in a pill form (unless you're Amy Winehouse).

The thing I miss most about the future that never was is George Jetson's gizmo that would shower him, shave him, and dress him. He'd groggily step on a conveyor belt on one end and come out the other wide awake and perfectly pressed for the day ahead.

I definitely like being clean and shaved and dressed acceptably, but I really hate the process (I'm putting it off at this very moment). It's all so tedious, even if I can do it in less than ten minutes. So I think of the Jetsons almost every morning.

And I think about the Flintstones every time I get a meager portion of ribs at a barbecue joint which leaves me longing for the day when an order of ribs could literally tip a car over.


_________________
Attribution is the sincerest form of flattery.


 
View Profile of woofmutt Send a personal message to woofmutt  Email woofmutt Goto the website of woofmutt     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
U-Moderate:
  
v1.5

[ About Tiki Central | Contact Tiki Central | Advertise on Tiki Central ]
(c) 2000-2014 Tikiroom.com (tm), Tiki Central (tm)

Credits & copyright infomation