June 28, 2010

Follow-The-Sun House


If we'd taken all this much more seriously in the 50s, maybe we'd be living off solar power and driving hover cars and the Gulf of Mexico wouldn't be pumped full of poison right now.

"Closer Than We Think" comic,
Toronto Star Weekly
1959, illustrator Arthur Radebaugh
from PaleoFuture

12 comments:

Steph(anie) said...

Oh, I like this!

downtown guy said...

Me, too. I want to live in the House of Yesterday's Tomorrow.

Ms. Moon said...

I like the Service Quarters.

Jucie said...

As Leo said on West Wing: "I want my jet pack!"

downtown guy said...

Honestly, even the service quarters are pretty fly.

Jucie: I understand that the probably with jetpacks is twofold: a) how to carry enough fuel to make it worth it and b) how to avoid setting one's feet on fire.

May said...

I just love your comment about living in yesterday's house of tomorrow. That is perfect. Me too.

downtown guy said...

Yesterday's Tomorrow was so much brighter than today.

leilalatex said...

I just had an idea for a jet pack that would not set your feet on fire. I feel like I need to illustrate it now.

leilalatex said...

I just noticed this house looks like a giant record player. It's the "turntable" deck and "solar heated steam plant"

downtown guy said...

If you draw it, I will post it.

If my house played music, that would be awesome. Unless it was really shitty tunes. Like the chicken dance.

leilalatex said...

Hahahah that actually made me laugh out loud. Yess.
Where would you find records that big?

downtown guy said...

You could have a whole day's soundtrack on one side.