In the future....
A method will be found to convert time into money-- Rich
people will opt to be paid directly in time. The young and
short-sighted will sell off their "Golden Years" for actual
Buildings will be grown from seeds-- Japanese Bonsai experts
will be enlisted to tend those in communities with slow-growth
The Disney Company will crack the DNA code and sell
genetically engineered Mickey Mice as pets-- Cute and cuddly,
these creatures will whisper into sleeping children's ears, "You
want Lion King on laser, you want Lion King on laser..."
The first and only sentient Artificial Intelligence will live
a total of 35 seconds-- The machine will refuse to respond to mere
humans, causing the mere humans to presume the system has crashed
and rewrite it into something no smarter than a Newton.
Hemp will be legalized and replace petroleum as a source of
fuel-- Gasoline will become a controlled substance, leading to the
arrest of thousands of Grateful Dead fans for possession of Super
Pizza will be spherical-- Afficianados will argue the relative
merits of New York Style (cheese on the outside) vs. Chicago Style
(cheese in the center).
Andrew Lloyd Webber will write a musical about himself--
Called "Screw the Lyricist!" the film version flops when the
Michael Crawford role is given to Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Cars will be alive-- When dirty, they will write "Wash Me" on
Food will eat YOU-- for twenty bucks. Five if you pick it up
in the produce section.
- The present will be the past-- The future will be the present. There will be no