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DragonKing Dark: 1972's Future Shock

Orson Welles.

We all know the name as one of the greatest directors and minds of the last 100 years. He narrates the focus of this week's DragonKingDark: the amazing 1972 documentary Future Shock based on the book of the same name.

Unlike so many other futurism documentaries and books, this one gets it right. In fact, frighteningly so. There's no flying cars or homes of the future here. Instead, it presents a society shocked into depression over the rapid advancement in technology. With 50 years of perspective since Future Shock aired, it actually seems more relevant than ever.

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