Yes, the NSA is a spy agency, working for one of the most technologically advanced nations in human history, and thanks to the likes of Edward Snowden, everyone knows they’ve got their tentacles in everyone’s pies, but fuck, you think they’d come up with a somewhat more subtle logo than a giant octopus enveloping the Earth with the phrase “Nothing is Beyond Our Reach” to put on a spy satellite that was just launched into orbit.This is something out of The Illuminatus Trilogy made real.
After the takeover of everything Star Wars, it may not be a surprise that Disney wants to continue to snap up Lucas properties to keep propped up forever, before it buys Lego, Transformers, GI Joe, Barbie, Sonic the Hedgehog, Back to the Future and your grandmother’s best recipes and totally owns your and everyone’s childhood. Star Wars is an easy bet— it’s a huge sci-fi world that can keep going and going with different stories and different characters and stories. Disney could keep Star Wars alone going for the next 10,000 years. Indiana Jones however is a bit different in that, as the name implies, it’s about one awesome character, played by one awesome Harrison Ford and I don’t have faith any Indiana Jones spin-offs or outright replacement of Indiana Jones by another actor would be worth a fuck. But I also wouldn’t have guessed Disney could enslave Johnny Depp for eternity to make movies about a Disneyland ride.
Probably around a year and a half, my dad had a job as a house painter and I would go with him during the day and play with toys in the grass. I had this yellow plastic duck shaped wagon I would haul my toys around in, it was pretty awesome.