Don’t be scared—the following post will not in any way involve urinal cakes.
No my topic is the Blu-Ray/HD-DVD format war. As I’m sure all of you tech savvy internet geeks heard, Toshiba recently announced that they were pulling the plug on their HD-DVD biz, thus effectively giving Sony’s Blu-Ray format the victory and ending the war that has ravaged and divided this great country, scarred us all deeply, and destroyed so many lives.
This news, along with Brady’s awesome defeat at the hands of the New York football Giants, should leave me feeling at least slightly fulfilled. Maybe even relieved and elated. I don’t though. In a word, I’m scared.
As you read this you’re probably thinking, “Wow this JoshVision guy sure sounds handsome and muscular, but he’s off his rocker.” Well you’d only be half right. Consider this—following WWII were we not happy to have reached the end of an equally bloody and taxing war? But then, something else rose from the ashes of Europe, didn’t it? Something so brutal and destructive that it nearly tore the entire world apart at the seams? (For those of you like me whose history classes never made it past the Great Depression before the semester ended, I’m talking about Communism…or maybe the Cold War, or maybe just nuclear weaponry, I’m not sure.) Who’s to say some other similar evil won’t result from the aftermath of the Format War? I can’t say for sure. Can you? My point exactly.
God help us all.