On Saturday I got my hair cut for the first time in over a year. Yes, I go to a salon. My hair is long and luxurious.
Stylist: So have you seen that they’re remaking Total Recall?
Me: Yeah, but I’m not sure if I want to see it. I’m sure the new one will have great special effects but there’s just something about the way that the 80s viewed the future that was sort of timeless. The post-inevitable-nuclear-war vision where everything is sort of grimey and people are all deformed. I sort of love that.
Stylist: Yeah, I know what you mean. But I still think it’ll be good to see an updated version. It’s funny though, my step-son has no idea that it’s a remake.
Me: Oh, of course not. I’m just kind of tired of all these reboots. Like, what’s wrong with just making new shit? Read More »