That’s probably what school books are gonna look like in the future anyway. It’s all gonna be memes and emojis.
If there even still are schools in the future. Who knows.
Remember the 1918 Spanish Flu?
Well, no, you don’t. You weren’t alive then.
But you’ve heard about it. And that’s my point: it happened over 100 years ago, and we’re still talking about it.
And the same is true for what is happening right now. We’re living in historic times. Future generations will still be talking about this shit in a hundred years from now.
So pay attention to what’s happening around you right now, because in the future, people are gonna ask you what it was like to be alive during these times.
Maybe in the future everyone got used to doing everything on Zoom, and they don’t even remember why hundreds of kids all met in one building every day.
Who knows, maybe we won’t even survive 2020.
Maybe Trump manages to fuck things up so thoroughly, he’ll bring about the end of the world and make his wildest wishes come true: to be the most famous man in history.
After all, who’s gonna be more famous than the guy who ended the world?
Best Armageddon ever! I hear that’s what people are saying.
Oliver Markus Malloy is a German-American novelist and comic artist. Born and raised in Aachen, Germany, he currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Malloy began his writing career in the early 1990s, as editor-in-chief of a computer magazine with a monthly circulation of over 500,000, which was distributed by Germany's largest publishing house.
After moving to New York, he was the art director for a newspaper in Manhattan, and later the production manager for a newspaper in Brooklyn, before he began self-publishing his cartoons online in May 2000. He has never had another 9-5 job since.
His bestselling trilogy, Bad Choices Make Good Stories, has been downloaded over 100,000 times.