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Things these days may look strange for those who have seen the movie Idiocracy. Or not so strange. Considering that Idiocracy could be a documentary?It's a great movie. Funny and entertaining. And somewhat scary. Yes. There are signs and news articles, more and more these days, showing that the movie Idocracy could become a reality. Which is not a very good thing. And we're not very entertained that a page like this has to be made in order to keep us all updated. This page is for people who know this movie also for people who have not (yet) seen this movie.
This page will be updated on a regular base with news items. Last update: 3.19.2018
"Idiocracy Director Says It's 'Scary' How Accurate His Movie Has BecomeThese days Mike Judge is busy with his HBO show Silicon Valley, but back in 2006 he made a movie that would become an instant cult classic. Set in a dystopian future, Idiocracy is now a cultural touchstone for people who think the world just keeps getting dumber. And now Judge says it’s “scary” how quickly his movie became reality. “Now every other Twitter comment I get is about Idiocracy, and how it’s a documentary now,” Judge told the Daily Beast. “At first, I was just thinking, yeah, that’s nice to hear, but then very specific things, like ...
- Read more: paleofuture.gizmodo.com
"Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive."
- Source: IMDB.com
Idiocracy creator says it might have been too optimisticIn fact, Judge told The New York Times Magazine in an article published Thursday that he's not quite sure the United States will still exist in 2505 — the year in which "Idiocracy" is set. The film centers around a dystopian future, in which mankind has devolved into abject stupidity after repeated generations in which the dumbest have the most children.
- Read more: thehill.com
The plot of the movie Idiocracy in short: A young man and woman volunteer for an army experiment. They be put in a cryogenic state inside a cryo-tank. And then they should be waken up after a few years. The young man was chosen because he was not the smartest person in the army. And the young woman volunteered because of money. The experiment was forgotten by the army. They woke up after a five hundred years instead of a few years.
Photo: Movie still from Idiocracy. © Twentieth Century Fox, Ternion Pictures.
He soon finds himself trapped in a world that is totally dumbed-down. A few examples:
- People don't drink water anymore. They drink Mountain Dew instead.
- They even 'watered' the crops with Mountain Dew for years.
- Crops and vegetables are not able to grow no more.
- A very stupid form of entertainment is the standard.
- People don't know anymore what they should do with trash. Huge mountains of trash are the result.
- The infrastructure is on the brink of total collapse because people don't know how to build or repair anymore.
- Curse words are being used in advertisements.
- The word f*ck is used standard in every advertisement.
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'FCK': KFC issues full-page apology for 'chicken crisis'
The full-page image on the back cover of the Metro newspaper shows an empty bargain bucket with the company’s logo rearranged to read “FCK”.
Many of the chain’s nearly 900 stores remain closed, while some of those that are open are offering limited menus.
KFC said the situation could continue until the end of this week, adding: “The Colonel is working on it.”- Source: independent.co.uk - 2.23.2018
Air pollution linked to brain alterations and cognitive impairment in children- Source: eurekalert.org - 3.4.2018
With Teen Mental Health Deteriorating Over Five Years, There's A Likely Culprit- Source: iflscience.com - 3.4.2018
Scientists create GM crops to use less water- Source: iflscience.com- 3.6.2018
10 Things ‘Idiocracy’ Predicted Would Happen, and Sadly Already Have - craveonline.com
17 Ways Idiocracy Has Actually Come True - ranker.com
Idiocracy Director Says It's 'Scary' How Accurate His Movie Has Become - paleofuture.gizmodo.com
American Women Are Having Fewer Children Than They’d Like- Source: nytimes.com - 2.13.2018
Let's Not Panic Over Women With More Education Having Fewer Kids- Source: theatlantic.com - 2.12.2013
Scientists Discover Why More Educated Women Have Fewer Children- Source: jezebel.com - 7.5.2011
How to Make a Mountain Dew Cheesecake- Source: funfoodsyt.com
Mountain Dew Nike Dunks Shoes- Source: dunk-digger.blogspot.nl
- Year: 2006.
- Director: Mike Judge.
- Writers: Mike Judge (story), Mike Judge (screenplay).
- Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard.
- Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox Film Co, Ternion Pictures.
- Storyline Timeframe: Future, Present 20th century.
- Story Location: United States of America, Planet Earth.
- Language: English.