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6 Future Fails of the 1990s

By Ryan Britt Aug 13, 2014

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Though popular science fiction and fantasy will always have a hard time getting over the 80s (Tron, most of the Star Wars movies, all the good Star Trek ones, E.T.), the 90s left an even stranger mark on our shared futurist consciousness. And like most decades of imagination, there were a lot of things that missed the mark. Here are six less-than-prescient future fails from pop sci-fi of the 90s.

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About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt's writing has appeared with The New York Times, Omni Reboot, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Crossed Genres, Story Magazine, The MindHut and elsewhere. He's performed stories on stage with The Moth, The Liar Show, and is the curator of two reading series; Lust for Genre and The HiFi Reading Series. He teaches at The Gotham Writers' Workshop and lives in New York City. Follow him on Twitter @ryancbritt.

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