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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus