Sebelius: Behold the power of our dramatically improved web portal, or something

posted at 12:41 pm on December 2, 2013 by Ed Morrissey

I guess Kathleen Sebelius wrote this essay for USA Today before Robert Gibbs offered the White House a little advice on honesty, huh? The cheerleading from the author of the Healthcare.gov fiasco is notable more for what it doesn’t claim than what it does, but let’s let the HHS Secretary offer her own narrative first:

The new Marketplace is an opportunity for individuals without employer insurance to obtain coverage — with choice and competition that was previously unavailable. Many Americans and their families are eligible for financial assistance to make insurance even more affordable.

Yet, far too many of those who have visited HealthCare.gov have experienced problems. These problems are unacceptable.

So we’ve been working 24/7 to make improvements, and more consumers are successfully shopping online and enrolling in a health plan each week.

As a result, today’s user experience on HealthCare.gov is a dramatic improvement over where it was on Oct. 1. The site is running faster, it’s responding quicker and it can handle larger amounts of traffic.

So what doesn’t Sebelius say? Nowhere does she claim that the site is any better at successfully enrolling consumers in health insurance coverage.  It’s faster and can handle more traffic — they think — but it’s not going to sign up millions of people in the next three weeks in time for compliance with the administration’s individual mandate deadline. In fact, the back end to complete those transactions doesn’t exist yet, as the New York Times reported and I included in this morning’s post.

In that sense, the improvement is hardly dramatic — and hardly qualifies as an improvement in the real sense of the word.  Even USA Today is less than impressed with the Sebelius argument they host, even while blaming Republicans in part for the issues

Anyone who wants a better health care system than the dysfunctional status quo should give a cheer, but a cautious one. Because for all the apparent good news, Obama and his signature effort are nowhere near out of the woods. The system still doesn’t have enough capacity to handle a rush. And with two months of the six-month open enrollment period largely wasted, deadlines will come much more quickly now, and problems that were overshadowed by the website’s catastrophic early failures will loom much larger.

For example:

  • For people whose insurance expires at the end of the year, the deadline for signing up for a policy that goes into effect Jan. 1 is Dec. 23, just three weeks away. Until now, website problems have been mostly annoying and inconvenient. Not having insurance coverage on Jan. 1 could produce real harm.
  • Insurance companies complain — and the administration admits — that prioritizing website fixes for consumers meant paying less attention to the back end of the system. There is a disturbingly high error rate in the information HealthCare.gov sends insurers about which customers have signed up for which policies. Worse, the administration told Congress two weeks ago that as much as 40% of the system hadn’t even been built yet, including accounting and payment systems.
  • Obama has already had hellish problems after promising that if people liked their insurance, they could keep it. There could be a similar battle brewing over his pledge that people could keep their doctors, because insurers are shrinking doctor and hospital networks to cut costs.

These are only some of the potential challenges, and the almost incomprehensible mismanagement exposed by the website fiasco does not inspire confidence, particularly with political support eroding, an election less than a year away and Republicans doing everything they can to pour sand in the gears.

“Sand in the gears”? How exactly does work when the rollout has its own statutory funding and only Democrats have been in charge of the project since its inception? Supposedly, Republican governors made it more difficult by refusing to expand Medicaid and open state-based exchanges, but the latter have only worked incrementally better than the federal system. Oregon, which is hardly a bastion of Republican control, has so far failed to sign up a single person through its ObamaCare exchange.

If you want to know what Sebelius really thinks of her “dramatically improved” web portal, actions speak louder than words:

But don’t be fooled: Healthcare.gov still has problems. Anyone who thinks Team Obama is breathing a sigh of relief, who thinks the administration is out of the woods, needs to know this: The administration has quietly canceled a big December ad campaign to encourage Americans to visit the site, out of fear that a new wave of visitors would cause it to crash. Not exactly a sign of confidence.

Exactly. Here’s Maggie Gallagher explaining the “dramatically improved” user experience:

It is better. It takes a lot longer until you reach the dreaded 404 message. Figuring out whether the plan I buy allows me to keep my doctor has been remarkably difficult. You hit “provider directory” and get sent to the insurance company’s website, making connecting up the plan with the doctor not particularly easy.

And then you hit the 404 message.

What an improvement!


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I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

More FAIL

TX-96 on December 2, 2013 at 12:43 PM

Heh, just got off the phone with my insurance rep….
I sent him everything I got back from HealthCare.gov
He said “Hmmm, none of this makes sense”

Doing the HealthCare.gov limbo…..

redguy on December 2, 2013 at 12:45 PM

Look! We sprinkled powdered sugar on this steaming pile. It is now dramatically improved.

HomeoftheBrave on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Put a nice new coat of paint on the façade. No, no there is nothing behind it, that will be filled in at a later date (est. time of completion 2091.)

Gatsu on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Yeah but it’s only two meters wide, so it won’t matter.

Ed Morrissey on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

OT:

But the Great Plains is expecting another 18 inches of Global Warming today. At this rate, it’s going to be a blizzard Christmas.

Oil Can on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Somewhere in all of this mess, there is a great parody named “Back to The Future IV” just waiting to happen …

Marty and Doc Brown were accidentally diverted to year 2013 and corrupted the HHS website when the DeLorean released a 1.21 Gigawatt EMP pulse that fried the servers ….

PolAgnostic on December 2, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Yeah but it’s only two meters wide, so it won’t matter.

Ed Morrissey on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

See that mindset is how you get Womp rats.

Gatsu on December 2, 2013 at 12:47 PM

Every sentence in the Sebelius excerpt was dishonest except this one: “Yet, far too many of those who have visited HealthCare.gov have experienced problems. These problems are unacceptable.”

forest on December 2, 2013 at 12:48 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

They replaced it with a Thalaron Radiation emitter.

oldroy on December 2, 2013 at 12:48 PM

Typical. They are treating the entire Obamacare fiasco as nothing more than a messaging problem. Just declare it fixed and it will be so – as long as the media signs on.

tommyboy on December 2, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Thank G-d that not a single Republican caved and voted for the ACA. You just know that if even one had done so, every single mention of it in the news would refer to it as the “bipartisam Affordable Care Act”. Still kind of amazed our side stuck together.

I guess it *was* a bipartisan bill, in opposition.

SoRight on December 2, 2013 at 12:51 PM

…whether the plan I buy allows me to keep my doctor has been remarkably difficult. You hit “provider directory” and get sent to the insurance company’s website, making connecting up the plan with the doctor not particularly easy.

Oh, so it’s the fault of the evil Insurance Companies.

socalcon on December 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM

Typical. They are treating the entire Obamacare fiasco as nothing more than a messaging problem. Just declare it fixed and it will be so – as long as the media signs on.

tommyboy on December 2, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Except that the services have to start being delivered in January. Can’t fake that. the longer they fake the enrollment numbers the bigger the epic realization of the whole world of the brazen incompetence and lies that this whole thing is. And then it only gets worse by a multiple of ten next year.

oldroy on December 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Yeah but it’s only two meters wide, so it won’t matter.

Ed Morrissey on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

heh.

hey Ed, how about giving us a break from the constant pics of
this woman??

At this point, I’d rather see pics of Charlie Manson’s
Wife to be….

ToddPA on December 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Dude, the whole damn thing is made of wet cardboard. You don’t need to be able to bull’s-eye a womp rat to be able to destroy it. You just need to be able to hit the broadside of a mountain.

NotCoach on December 2, 2013 at 12:53 PM

At this point, I’d rather see pics of Charlie Manson’s
Wife to be….

ToddPA on December 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM

Before she shaved herself bald, and carved an ‘X’ into her forehead.

NotCoach on December 2, 2013 at 12:54 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Yeah but it’s only two meters wide, so it won’t matter.

Ed Morrissey on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Overheard at the Democrat Senate breakfast:

“We will not survive this…..”

BobMbx on December 2, 2013 at 12:55 PM

The site is running faster, it’s responding quicker and it can handle larger amounts of traffic.

In other words, we can error out many more people than we could when nobody could get past that leering picture of some non-citizen. And since we got rid of her picture, your experience has improved!

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Yet, far too many of those who have visited HealthCare.gov have experienced problems. These problems are unacceptable.

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

Socratease on December 2, 2013 at 12:55 PM

HealthCare.gov has a lot of visitors right now!
We need you to wait here, so we can make sure there’s room for you to have a good experience on our site.

kcewa on December 2, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Overheard at the Democrat Senate breakfast:

“We will not survive this…..”

BobMbx on December 2, 2013 at 12:55 PM

That would be my reaction if I had to break bread with Democrats too.

Seriously, this happy face on Obamacare is nothing more than the rat-eared one buying time before the more skittish candidates up for re-election bolt for the nearest exit. They have calmed the waters for now but give it a couple weeks.

And this is just for getting the website up and running, the substance of Obamacare are joys to be disclosed in the upcoming months are like Christmas gifts for the GOP.

Ted Cruz is a hero for not going along with the surrender caucus and forcing the Dems to make it clear that they own this. They wanted all the credit and they will get it in the very best way (if you are a Republican).

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM

At this point, I’d rather see pics of Charlie Manson’s
Wife to be….

ToddPA on December 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM

Before she shaved herself bald, and carved an ‘X’ into her forehead.

NotCoach on December 2, 2013 at 12:54 PM

Yup. That’s the one!

ToddPA on December 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM

They need that turd to bake in the hot sun for a few more months so they can polish it better. Problem is we’re heading into winter with no sign of gorebull warming.

DanMan on December 2, 2013 at 1:01 PM

She lies as good as her boss does.

Schadenfreude on December 2, 2013 at 1:02 PM

My favorite

Schadenfreude on December 2, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Republicans doing everything they can to pour sand in the gears.

That pisses me off. That implies sabotage. Give me one example of an elected republican doing this.
Not cooperating and criticizing are not the equivalent of throwing sand in the gears.

redshirt on December 2, 2013 at 1:03 PM

I just made a ten hour drive back home after thanksgiving. If I were to have gotten into a wreck and died, I would have much rather it happened within the first few miles than a few miles from home.

So instead of crashing right off the bat, the website teases you that you might actually be able to get covered before it crashes. Great improvement barack.

DuctTapeMyBrain on December 2, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Anyone who wants a better health care system than the dysfunctional status quo should give a cheer, but a cautious one. Because for all the apparent good news, Obama and his signature effort are nowhere near out of the woods.

Good news? The delusion and lying is strong with these scums… Almost 6 millions people lost their current insurance, tens of millions more to be badly hurt by Obamacre next year and they call it good news… It is only good news for the additional 15 millions people who are going to join Medicaid but it is very bad news for the remaining of us because besides the 50 millions people who are assured to be badly hurt by Obamacare next year the rest of us will be hurt by paying more money for the Medicaid expansion, that is $ 75 billions extra a year…

mnjg on December 2, 2013 at 1:04 PM

HealthCare.gov has a lot of visitors right now!
We need you to wait here, so we can make sure there’s room for you to have a good experience on our site.

kcewa on December 2, 2013 at 12:58 PM

So are there 18-month-old virtual copies of magazines in the waiting room? Maybe some virtual gummy Highlights for Children for the LIVs. And how does one get out of the virtual waiting room. Does a virtual Sebelius (wearing a nurses’ hat) open a sliding glass window and call out a number?

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Why isn’t the law’s namesake in front of the cameras today, touting his masterful achievement?

Probably busy lining up another Hollywood kiss-ass festival.

fogw on December 2, 2013 at 1:07 PM

My favorite

Schadenfreude on December 2, 2013 at 1:02 PM

I have been searching the internet for a long time for the greatest Obama cartoon ever inked, which is Obama sitting in an elementary school desk as Bibi explains why Israel will never go back to the 1967 borders. Anybody got a copy or a link?

The cartoon came out right after the photo op in the White House where Bibi actually did it…live. I’m not sure which is better…the live video as Obama sits there squirming, like he’s being forced to eat someone else’s boogers, or the cartoon. Toss up, that one.

BobMbx on December 2, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Why isn’t the law’s namesake in front of the cameras today, touting his masterful achievement?

Probably busy lining up another Hollywood kiss-ass festival.

fogw on December 2, 2013 at 1:07 PM

They’re trying not to start a stampede of young healthy people demanding their Obamacare.

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Who cares how well the site works? People are still being forced to buy much more expensive health insurance to subsidize Obama voters.

darwin on December 2, 2013 at 1:08 PM

The site is running faster, it’s responding quicker and it can handle larger amounts of traffic.

yeah, takes you to the dead-end payment screen…Then what?

the guy at insurance company I am working with is about to bust a gut….

No policy – no commission…..all these insurance folks are working 3 times as hard for the same money.
I told the guy to call HHS…….

redguy on December 2, 2013 at 1:11 PM

Why are the lying liars allowed to get away with this shop and choices garbage…..there are ZERO choices… It is one size fits all… If you are 18 months old or 80 the exact same plan… You just get to decide how much price gouging you can take… Bronze silver gold or platinum

Caseoftheblues on December 2, 2013 at 1:11 PM

Who cares how well the site works? People are still being forced to buy much more expensive health insurance to subsidize Obama voters.

darwin on December 2, 2013 at 1:08 PM

And to subsidy non-Obama voters…..

I heard people are ready to quit their jobs, go on welfare, apply for MediCaid and call it a life…..

Obama is winning…..

redguy on December 2, 2013 at 1:12 PM

They’re trying not to start a stampede of young healthy people demanding their Obamacare.

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 1:08 PM

Ya think Matt Damon is going to opt for the Gold or Platinum Plan?

fogw on December 2, 2013 at 1:17 PM

I just tested Healthcare.gov and it froze up on the second screen, the one right after you pick your state.

DCMickel on December 2, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Lets get this right.
If you are able to log on and in, it is ONLY AFTER the website has ALL YOUR INFORMATION it crashes???
Hum??? Very interesting.
So you can give ALL Of YOUR PERSONAL information but are NOT ABLE to SEE ANY PRICING!

This is how the site is supposed to work.
It is a PERSONAL INFORMATION GATHERING PLACE and NOTHING MORE!
The Government IE Obama does not want anyone to see the pricing. They want everyone forced on Medicaid so the States will beg for help from who??? The FEDS.

At that time it will be Game, Set, and Match. Socialized medicine will be here and our country will be dead and gone.

Actually, I think the United States is already gone. It is just waiting to be buried and Obama and his followers have the shovels.

Delsa on December 2, 2013 at 1:27 PM

I just tested Healthcare.gov and it froze up on the second screen, the one right after you pick your state.

DCMickel on December 2, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Ah, me thinks you’ve touched upon their next excuse for website malfunction..

“The website is having problems because so many tea partiers are constantly visiting the site for no other reason than to test it and clog up the gears.”

fogw on December 2, 2013 at 1:28 PM

Great news!! Your can now access your government supplied Kick to the Groin, now with fewer glitches than ever.

BigWyo on December 2, 2013 at 1:28 PM

I just tested Healthcare.gov and it froze up on the second screen, the one right after you pick your state.

DCMickel on December 2, 2013 at 1:20 PM

Congratulations! You signed up for ObamaCare! Your enrollment selection page refresh will be added to the “We’re Totally Succeeding!” December tally.

NotCoach on December 2, 2013 at 1:28 PM

responding quicker

More quickly.

Basic grammar is beyond our new mandarins, apparently.

TexasDan on December 2, 2013 at 1:32 PM

They need that turd to bake in the hot sun for a few more months so they can polish it better. Problem is we’re heading into winter with no sign of gorebull warming.
DanMan on December 2, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Gorebull – good one! I laughed out loud (LOLed for dweebs).

Marcola on December 2, 2013 at 1:32 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

No, instead there is a gigantic funnel into the port and an even bigger sign that sez: Abandon hope and change because you screwed the pooch by voting for an imbecile and you are now required to enter here.

trapeze on December 2, 2013 at 1:37 PM

OT:

But the Great Plains is expecting another 18 inches of Global Warming today. At this rate, it’s going to be a blizzard Christmas.

Oil Can on December 2, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Completely expected and in line with the global warming models. From what I understand they really were right back in the 70s and we were headed into at an ice age. The global warming caused by human produced CO2 has been putting off that ice age. If it were not for that CO2 the Great Plains would be getting that 18 inches during the Summer rather than the Fall.

Dr. Frank Enstine on December 2, 2013 at 1:39 PM

So instead of crashing right off the bat, the website teases you that you might actually be able to get covered before it crashes. Great improvement barack.

DuctTapeMyBrain on December 2, 2013 at 1:03 PM

It’s actually worse for the administration this way, because it ensures people will be on the site longer before giving up. Thus the servers have to handle heavier loads than they did before (when people would give up nearly immediately).

Missy on December 2, 2013 at 1:39 PM

our country will be dead and gone.

Delsa on December 2, 2013 at 1:27 PM

I think that boat sailed quite a few years ago.

Dr. Frank Enstine on December 2, 2013 at 1:41 PM

I have been searching the internet for a long time for the greatest Obama cartoon ever inked, which is Obama sitting in an elementary school desk as Bibi explains why Israel will never go back to the 1967 borders. Anybody got a copy or a link?

Hi BobMbx,

Is this it?

http://www.allrightmagazine.com/the-middle-east/was-netanyahu-right-to-rebuff-obama-8863/

Missy on December 2, 2013 at 1:44 PM

“Our new, improved 1961 Rambler American is DRAMATICALLY better than the previous 1953 Citroen.
Anyone who argues otherwise is a crazy, right wing extremist—or, as we like to call them in our White House kaffee klatches: “Counter-revolutionary kulaks and industrial wreckers.”
“Your query as to why it’s not a 2013 Lexus is a ‘false choice’.”
–Kathleen Insidious

…Which means ‘shut up’, for those of us down here among the proletariat.

orangemtl on December 2, 2013 at 1:53 PM

Basic grammar is beyond our new mandarins, apparently.

TexasDan on December 2, 2013 at 1:32 PM

And nobody is madder than Obama.

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 1:59 PM

And nobody is madder than Obama.

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 1:59 PM

Zing!

BTW, you’re a heinous racist, you know. Hope you’re happy.

TexasDan on December 2, 2013 at 2:02 PM

Now look all you negative conservative boobs, He made a speech and said everything was working fine now and that the ACA would be mannah from heaven. What else does He need to do to make you understand? He made a speech, so it is. If you were real Americans you would help Him fix it, not say it needed to be scrapped and rebuilt.

/s (as if it needed it)

NOMOBO on December 2, 2013 at 2:04 PM

Our new, improved 1961 Rambler American is DRAMATICALLY better than the previous 1953 Citroen.

orangemtl on December 2, 2013 at 1:53 PM

Well look who’s bragging about their silver plan. Most of us are going to have to settle for a 1958 GAZ Volga.

Happy Nomad on December 2, 2013 at 2:07 PM

These morons never learn.

Philly on December 2, 2013 at 2:12 PM

“Sand in the gears”? How exactly does work when the rollout has its own statutory funding and only Democrats have been in charge of the project since its inception? Supposedly, Republican governors made it more difficult by refusing to expand Medicaid and open state-based exchanges, but the latter have only worked incrementally better than the federal system. Oregon, which is hardly a bastion of Republican control, has so far failed to sign up a single person through its ObamaCare exchange.

..of course, on a few other threads, the “Republican negligence” has been observed by some Hot Gasians with a groan and obligatory cynicism.

Not to champion the step-on-ther-dix (R)’s, but the silence has been deafening and, so far, I cheer their reserved approach. They may have effed up the shutdown, but standing by and watching this immense turd putrefy and desiccate in the noonday sun with nothing more than a sympathetic *tsk* has been golden.

Now, if only next year they can squeeze the triggers when they see the whites of the Dem’s eyes, we’ll be in clover.

The War Planner on December 2, 2013 at 2:15 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

I used to bullseye womprats in my T-16 back home, they’re not much bigger than 2 meters.

Urban Cowbuck on December 2, 2013 at 2:16 PM

As a result, today’s user experience on HealthCare.gov is a dramatic improvement over where it was on Oct. 1. The site is running faster, it’s responding quicker and it can handle larger amounts of traffic.

And yet, EVERY example of someone trying to get on the site on live TV (that I have seen) ends up in crash and burn.

Those republicans and their shenanigans, they sure are good at applying the sand in the gears at just the right time.

iurockhead on December 2, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Is it me or does Kathleen Sebelius look like Dr. Pretorius?

1921 C DRUM on December 2, 2013 at 2:22 PM

The site is running faster, it’s responding quicker and it can handle larger amounts of traffic.

Of course nobody can still buy an actual insurance policy but it is working great otherwise.

jukin3 on December 2, 2013 at 2:31 PM

I used to bullseye womprats in my T-16 back home, they’re not much bigger than 2 meters.

Urban Cowbuck on December 2, 2013 at 2:16 PM

..hmmmmmm. In following along with this metaphor, could we consider the Republicans as Tusken Raiders (a.k.a, “sand people”) or just “Oakland Raiders”?

The War Planner on December 2, 2013 at 2:31 PM

Is this it?

http://www.allrightmagazine.com/the-middle-east/was-netanyahu-right-to-rebuff-obama-8863/

Missy on December 2, 2013 at 1:44 PM

Thats it! Thanks Missy! I’m still laughing…..

BobMbx on December 2, 2013 at 2:36 PM

IS that portal or “port hole” ?

J_Crater on December 2, 2013 at 2:36 PM

healthcare.gov is obviously racist

J_Crater on December 2, 2013 at 2:37 PM

You’re welcome! It is a great one – thanks for the pointer. That Bibi smackdown was so epic…

Missy on December 2, 2013 at 2:39 PM

Exactly. Here’s Maggie Gallagher explaining the “dramatically improved” user experience:

It is better. It takes a lot longer until you reach the dreaded 404 message. Figuring out whether the plan I buy allows me to keep my doctor has been remarkably difficult. You hit “provider directory” and get sent to the insurance company’s website, making connecting up the plan with the doctor not particularly easy.

And then you hit the 404 message.

Old Healthcare.gov: Spending 10 minutes to find out you can’t buy health insurance under Obamacare.

New and Improved Healthcare.gov: Spending 2 hours to not know whether your doctor will accept your new expensive health insurance.

If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor, whenever we get the website working. Or maybe not.

Steve Z on December 2, 2013 at 2:55 PM

Oregon, which is hardly a bastion of Republican control, has so far failed to sign up a single person through its ObamaCare exchange.

And they expect us to sign up by this Wednesday, a full 2 1/2 weeks before the Federal deadline.

Sockpuppet Politic on December 2, 2013 at 2:59 PM

I notice the shield on the thermal exhaust port is still missing.

Cicero43 on December 2, 2013 at 12:42 PM

They replaced it with a Thalaron Radiation emitter.

oldroy on December 2, 2013 at 12:48 PM

STAR WARS… STAR TREK… MY GOD MAN!!!
YOU’VE CROSSED THE SCI-FI STREAMS!!!

Egon Spengler: There’s something very important I forgot to tell you.
Peter Venkman: What?
Spengler: Don’t cross the streams.
Venkman: Why?
Spengler: It would be bad.
Venkman: I’m fuzzy on the whole good/bad thing. What do you mean, “bad”?
Spengler: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.
Ray Stantz: Total protonic reversal.
Venkman: Right. That’s bad. Okay. All right. Important safety tip. Thanks, Egon.

dominigan on December 2, 2013 at 4:05 PM

STAR WARS… STAR TREK… MY GOD MAN!!!
YOU’VE CROSSED THE SCI-FI STREAMS!!!

dominigan on December 2, 2013 at 4:05 PM

So who you gonna call?

oldroy on December 2, 2013 at 5:56 PM