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Coincidence of the Week

If you're wowed by the prescience of 1993's Demolition Man -- which mentions a President Arnold Schwarzenegger -- consider this: The Chicago Cubs are now facing the Miami-based Florida Marlins in the baseball playoffs -- much like an utterly far-out scenario predicted in 1989's Back to the Future Part II, which had the Cubs winning the World Series over ''Miami.'' Too bad no one said anything about the Red Sox.

Originally posted Oct 17, 2003 Published in issue #733 Oct 17, 2003 Order article reprints

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