Friday, February 01, 2008

Click here for a complete, full-color scan of "The Usborne Book of the Future." No gritty "Blade Runner" verisimilitude here; the Usborne future is pervaded by industrial-grade optimism.

It's enough to make you sick.

Update: I was wrong! There is dystopia and bleakness to be found in "The Usborne Book of the Future." For a horrifyingly familiar depiction of a "dying world" of the early 21st century, be sure to click here and here.

(Thanks: BB.)


Anonymous said...


Mac said...


Thanks for catching that.