But will I be able to build my very own Milla Jovovich?
July 12, 2010 8:35 AM   Subscribe

In 50 years this is going to read like one of those articles from the 1950s where they promise "Someday you'll be able to print the newspaper right in your own home!"
posted by cjorgensen at 8:46 AM on July 12, 2010 [1 favorite]

I can wait to print my own guaranteed prion-, hormone-, antibiotic- and cruelty-free meat.
posted by DU at 8:48 AM on July 12, 2010

Coming in 2012: Long Pig restaurants.
posted by Halloween Jack at 9:00 AM on July 12, 2010

Using DIY-ish biotech to put human flesh into foodstuffs for profit was already a theme in 1977.
posted by DU at 9:03 AM on July 12, 2010

Well and obvs Soylent Green (1973 movie, 1966 book). Except that was just (spoiler alert!) grinding up people, not biotech.
posted by DU at 9:04 AM on July 12, 2010

A senior research scientist at regenerative-medicine company tried to test me. I ate my liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 9:11 AM on July 12, 2010 [3 favorites]

A Milla Jovovich made out of perfectly textured liver, maybe.
posted by RobotVoodooPower at 11:58 AM on July 12, 2010

... said the bartender to the vicar.
posted by greensweater at 12:07 PM on July 12, 2010

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