New Hoverboard Commercial is Obviously Fake Because the Future is Rubbish

By Matt Novak on at

We still don’t have hoverboards. At least not the ones we were promised in the 1989 movie, Back to the Future: Part II. And this new promo from Universal Pictures does little more than remind us that living in the future is rubbish.

From hoverboards to flying cars, Back to the Future II’s version of 2015 didn’t pan out. All we got was this stupid thing called an internet, where we can communicate with anyone in the world and access nearly every piece of human knowledge ever recorded. What a crock of shit.

New Hoverboard Commercial is Obviously Fake Because The Future is Garbage

And in case you were wondering if this completely fictitious product was gluten free, have no fear. It is. Just check out the jokey split-second warning at the end of the promo:

New Hoverboard Commercial is Obviously Fake Because The Future is Garbage

I guess I’ll just go back to researching on the internet about the history of lasers and the profound impact that they’re expected to have on the 21st century. Like a hoverboard-less chump.


This article originally appeared on Paleofuture, a Gizmodo blog looking into the future that never was