Congratulations, “Back to the Future,” on turning 30 years young today (July 3)! Thank you for Marty McFly, Doc Brown, the electric clock tower, the sequels with hoverboards and flying trains, and all the various life-changing lessons you imparted upon all of us would-be time travelers.
The biggest lesson, by the way? That time travel sucks, and we should not be rooting for its existence. Here’s why.