Today I am reblogging a post from 2011 because it is quite timely. It contains a message from GORT the interstellar enforcement robot (The Day the Earth Stood Still, 1951).
Certain world leaders should take note.
A huge 1951 Club welcome to interstellar law enforcement officer GORT , the eight-foot humanoid star of the 1951 film The Day the Earth Stood Still.
Now you may be wondering where GORT has been hanging out these past 60 years since 1951. ( I can’t hear you wondering … but I’m going to tell you anyway! ) GORT is currently to be found at The Science Fiction Hall of Fame within Seattle’s splendid EMP Museum. And before this … well let’s just say that he’s been keeping an eye on things.
I recently wrote a letter to GORT c/o the very helpful assistant Curator at the museum, Brooks Peck. It is a 1951 Club rule that agreement to membership has to be in writing. Fortunately Gort wrote back.
Hello. My name is Kris and I am an Earthling living in Ayrshire, Scotland. It’s not every day…
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