The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Futurama Listen 12 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/32058/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The future was supposed to bring us some crazy things, such as underwater cities and 200-year lifespans. We're still waiting. Author Paul Milo discusses the ridiculous, bizarre, and just plain wrong predictions of the Twentieth Century in his book Your Flying Car Awaits: Robot Butlers, Lunar Vacations, and Other Dead-Wrong Predictions of the Twentieth Century (Harper Paperbacks, 2009). What were you hoping for? Post your ode to that never-got-invented technology below!