Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: "Hot Tub Time Machine" Trailer, Now With Twitter and Viagra (Really!)

Here’s the very funny trailer for the movie, “Hot Tub Time Machine,” which opens Friday.

It’s about four dudes who go back to 1986 via a watery portal, and it is chock full of references to digital tools that were once unknown to us all–email, the Internet, Apple (AAPL) iPods and more. Somehow, there is a very good joke combining Twitter and Viagra.

Also, time travel, a geek favorite!

Here’s the video:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work