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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald