Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Barack and Michelle, freewheelin'

Proof that our world has already been destroyed and replaced by a virtual construct: the New York Times front page photo of President Obama and the First Lady is a duplicate of the cover photo of Bob Dylan's "The Freewheelin'". This same image was used in "Vanilla Sky" (remake of "Abre los ojos") to suggest that Tom Cruise's character was being fed artificial memories based on popular culture references. Neo, this is loco.

Doug Mills' photo for the New York Times

Bob Dylan's The Freewheelin' album cover

Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz in Vanilla Sky.

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Terri said...

Now that you mention it, the man on the left does look a bit like a VW van as well...

David said...

He's an agent. He can turn into anything he wants.

Bob said...

LOL at the comments :)