Sep 2, 2009

Los Angeles Fires

Stunning shots over at Boston Globe's Big Picture (link)

Now I'm not as evil as Lex Luthor (and I hope folks and animals are OK), but looking at that satellite image above, it's gotta make ya' wonder why so many people live in an area as desolate and barren looking as southern California? It just doesn't seem like it was meant to host that many humans?

Lex Luthor: Everything west of this line is the richest, most expensive real estate in the world: San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco. Everything on THIS side of the line is just hundreds and hundreds of miles of worthless desert land, which just so happens to be owned by...

Otis: Uhhh... Lex Luthor Incorporated.

Lex Luthor: Now, call me foolish, call me irresponsible, but it occurs to me that a 500 megaton bomb planted at just the proper point would, uh...

Superman: Would destroy most of California. Millions of innocent people would be killed. The west coast as we know it would...

Lex Luthor: Fall into the sea.

Lex Luthor: Bye-bye, California. Hello, new west coast. My west coast.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Gene Hackman:
Lutherville, lex Town, Otisburgh...otisburgh????

Ned Beatty:
it's just a small town boss, just a small little town...