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Aliens Vs. Family

Sometime in 1984 in Atlanta, my then-dating parents rented and watched Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Steven Spielberg’s first alien movie, and if you’ve never seen it, then I’m about to spoil it for you.

Silence Your Phone

What really gets me is that cellphones aren’t that old. In one generation we’ve gone from existing happily without them to wondering what life was like before them. It’s alarmingly fast, and a bit frightening. We treat our phones as natural extensions of our bodies, aware of our remaining battery life like we’re aware of how hungry we are — an elegant lie.