Just read this article from Slate about the new Amazon show ‘Upload.’ I skimmed it really. My mind wandered, what would it be like to sit on the bench of NBA2K or just hang out in HALO (is that still a thing?) and watch swaths of gamers shoot all day for the rest of my afterlife.
Wait, just riding the bench the whole time, for eternity? Not the best way to spend my deathly conscious effort. But, maybe I would move from game to game or pop a squat in the new virtual sports arena being bandied about by the Ballmer. Spend some time in the cheap seats, meandering courtside every now and again.
Between games I could work on my free-throws, chill with Spike Lee and Jack Nicholson - because they would definitely upload their consciousness to the web. Even better if it's a boring game I would borrow one of the players' lambos and cruise the city.
Life, at the moment, is something to get into if only virtually to get out of myself. Make it a beautiful day.
Comedy Store trained, World-travelled, Cul-de-sac-living recovering comedian, husband and tinkerer of tools talking about time well spent!