Re: Reminder - TV tonight -- RE: [midatlanticretro] Cool gig
- Evan Koblentz wrote:
> Update ... The episode of Modern Marvels called "1990s Tech" debuts tonightBecause they are the epitome of a "dumb-ass"? (As said by the father in
> 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!!??
That 70's Show)..
> Please remember that I * only * consulted about the smartphone, so don't
> blame for anything else they show!