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Re: Reminder - TV tonight -- RE: [midatlanticretro] Cool gig

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  • Bryan Pope
    ... Because they are the epitome of a dumb-ass ? (As said by the father in That 70 s Show).. Cheers, Bryan
    Message 1 of 11 , Feb 7, 2008
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      Evan Koblentz wrote:
      > Update ... The episode of Modern Marvels called "1990s Tech" debuts tonight
      > at 8pm EST. I think the host is Marshall Brain from that "How Stuff Works"
      > franchise. I'm told that he will demo an IBM Simon smartphone --
      > specifically, it's the one that I loaned to them -- and then my name will be
      > in the closing credits as a "Historical Consultant".
      >
      > Not going to win me any groupies, but still fun.
      >
      > They wanted to focus on laptops but I explained to the producer that laptops
      > are 1980s tech. I guess they didn't like that answer because, as I
      > understand it, they found someone else to loan them an Osborne ... Why
      > they'd want a 1981 computer on an episode about 1990s tech is beyond me!!??
      >
      >
      Because they are the epitome of a "dumb-ass"? (As said by the father in
      That 70's Show)..

      Cheers,

      Bryan

      > Please remember that I * only * consulted about the smartphone, so don't
      > blame for anything else they show!
      >
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