Ed Driscoll

Break Out The Black Oak Arkansas Records!

James Lileks writes that if Back To The Future were produced today, and its makers wanted to send Marty McFly thirty years into the past, he’d wind up in 1977 instead of the fifties:

Think about that. 1977 would look like today, minus computers. Same clothes, same Pink Floyd tunes on the classic rock station, same smear of gimcrack commercial architecture interspersed with stalwarts from the 20s. Color TV, Star Wars, angry Iran. Marty could order a Pepsi Free in 1977, and they