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Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Now I Get It!

I watched Soylent Green earlier this evening on Turner Classic Movies, one of my favorite TV operations. This helps to explain the name of Pops's blog, which is actually rather clever, now that I know the background. I wish I had a clever blog name. From the film's final scene (spoiler!):

Det. Thorn: It's people. Soylent Green is made out of people. They're making our food out of people. Next thing they'll be breeding us like cattle for food. You've gotta tell them. You've gotta tell them!
Hatcher: I promise, Tiger. I promise. I'll tell the exchange.
Det. Thorn: You tell everybody. Listen to me, Hatcher. You've gotta tell them! Soylent Green is people! We've gotta stop them somehow!