Future phone feature phone, with pink accents, in the key of Stanley Kubrick


When I was eight, this is exactly what I believed all devices would someday resemble.

The future is pink and dial-up.

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  1. She really looks like an assassin.  I’m pretty sure that that little button nose shoots laser beams.

    1. My first thought, too – “man, now I really have to step up my search for old briefcases and IBM mechanical keyboards, I’ve finally got a *reason* to get them”.

  2. HELL0?  WHAT? I’M IN OUTER SPACE!  OUTER SPACE! WHAT?  NO, IT’S RUBBISH.  IT’S DARK AND COLD. CIAO!

    1. Please select the service you require from the following four options….

      I’m sorry I didn’t get that. I’m going to have to cut you off.

      Bzzzzzzzz….

    2. “Future” may not be available as shown,  
      “Future” not available in parts of India, Asia, Central, and South America.  
      Individual fates may vary. 
      -Tom Servo

  3. Pretty sure I have that selfsame model of briefcase, though in a fab late-seventies shade of chocolate brown.  But it’s very slipslidey.  I don’t know how she’s keeping hers perched on that bus station seat.  I couldn’t balance mine on my lap without spilling my briefs all over the damn place.

  4. It looks like if the handset is actually placed in the cradle that the case will not come anywhere near closing. 

    1. The New 1968 Lug-o-Phone Parisienne comes with all the features that today’s unmarried stewardess demands, including our revolutionary BulkTech Anti-latch system to prevent unsightly closure.  Remember, ladies, an open case means you’re always ready for the next caller.

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