HAL became operational on 12 January 1992 at the HAL Laboratories in Urbana, Illinois, as production number 3. Yep: it’s HAL’s birthday. 2001: A Space Odyssey and 2010: The Year We Make Contact are available on Amazon DVD. Both are awesome. Addendum: a reader on Facebook pointed me to this lovely takeoff, which I hadn’t seen […]
What he doesn’t know is that we have a button on our desk that locked him in there….
It all makes a certain kind of sense, doesn’t it?
Of course, then they’d be able to hit their targets, so best not to try it. Site Note: Now that the biggest part of my meme backlog is cleared out (more than 250 of them!), I’ve cut back the posting speed: as of this week, new posts will come out “about” 3x/week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and […]
A friend says 11, 257, 631, 919, and 1697 are the only “must sees” — but that makes me suspicious since 2049 isn’t a prime number.
Or, as TV writer Rick Polito put it in a 1998 TV listing, “Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again.”
Where do you think it comes from? (On the other hand, see yesterday’s entry for another theory….)
Scarecrow, especially, really looks like a modern politician in this shot.
Yes, it’s possible that my placement of the site tag indicates a preference for that side.
That’s how everyone learns about it.