088 – The Lawnmower Man

Tim holds forth excitedly about “the most accurate depiction of virtual reality as a profound concept that is silly in its execution.” Based on the Stephen King lawsuit!

Curious about the student film based on the actual King short story? 

Here’s some stuff we mentioned in the episode!

Nintendo’s failed “virtual reality” console, the Virtual Boy

“The Sixth Finger,” an Outer Limits episode that appears to share some plot inspiration with Lawnmower Man

Here’s that Tom the Dancing Bug comic Tim didn’t get a chance to summarize (it parodies “Flowers for Algernon”)

Peter Gabriel’s “Kiss That Frog,” video directed by Brett Leonard
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