Dr. Seuss Invented The iPod

Sunday, August 1, 2010
The other day, I watched The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, which is Dr. Seuss' first and only feature film. It a strange dream sequence complete with childhood nightmares, Seussian sets, villains, fantasy, and very strange musical numbers. A good portion of the way through, the lead kid steals this from a prison guard:

That thing he's holding is allegedly a hearing aid, but it certainly looks like a first generation, sparkly Apple product. The ear piece even looks like a giant Apple earbud. And this is in 1953 (which is incredibly clear from the endless references to atomic bombs).

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