Cartoon "ALEX" does life extension :)

From: Doug Skrecky (
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 06:34:28 MST

Alex: Rupert, you getting so excited about the news that there
      could one day be a gene therapy to reverse the ageing
      process... I mean it's just ridiculous...
Rupert: Oh, easy for you to say, Alex... You've still basically got
      your youth... You can't imagine what a development like
      this coming on the market might mean to someone of my
      age... I've got a totally different perspective... What 'til
      you've reached the other end of your working life like me and
      you're wrinklied and your hair is thinning and going white...
      You see you don't appreciate what you've got until you're faced
      with its loss...
Alex: What, your automatic cushy status as a "grey hair" at client
      meetings who doesn't have to do any work?
Rupert: Quite... And if I stayed old-looking everyone would think I
      was too poor to afford the treatment... Eek! Hell! Blooming
      research should be banned.

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