Monday, July 2, 2007

The invisible hand everywhere

In the commentary track on the 20th-anniversary edition of the [original Transformers] movie, Flint Dille, one of the writers, explains he was instructed to eliminate much of the existing product line to make room for the new characters Hasbro was planning to sell me. I already owned Optimus Prime, after all.
--John Swansburg, Slate, on the real reason Optimus Prime died

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