This 1972 Documentary Predicted We'd Choose Our Own Skin Colors

Will it be commonplace for people of the future to get their skin color artificially changed? Not just black or white or brown, but also orange and blue and grey? The 1972 documentary Future Shock, hosted by legendary director Orson Welles, imagined just such a world. “What happens to race?” Welles asks, when people… »6/16/15 5:25pm6/16/15 5:25pm


These Trippy 1970s TV Ads Warned That The Government Was Spying On You

In 1974, director Godfrey Reggio produced a series of public service announcements for the New Mexico Civil Liberties Union that were two parts "art house" and one part "makes u think." The ads are weird, for sure. But they're an interesting peek into the techno-reactionary fears of a country grappling with Watergate,… »8/11/14 1:49pm8/11/14 1:49pm