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Old 12-19-2008, 07:55 AM   #1237
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http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200812/disney


In the 1950s, Disneyland thrilled visitors with its imaginative House of the Future. Now Disney has opened a new House, with a new vision of future domesticity. Our correspondent looks in—and finds that what’s to come will be tough on the stomach, relentlessly beige, and, in every sense, subprime.
by P. J. O’Rourke

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In the 1950s, Disneyland thrilled visitors with its imaginative House of the Future.

Now Disney has opened a new House, with a new vision of future domesticity.

The Atlantic's correspondent looks in—and finds that what’s to come will be tough on the stomach, relentlessly beige, and, in every sense, subprime.

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