Pushing Buzz's Buttons

Buzz Aldrin: Engineer, Rapper, Heart-breaking Realist, Boing Boing

"... the guy cannot escape the daunting estimate that 6% of all Americans still believe the Moonlanding to be a hoax. Considering he risked his life for science and his country, and having talked to him about this, I find that stat more sad and depressing than ever before. On the surface, it can certainly be amusing to watch what happens when his buttons get pushed. Like when Ali G famously asked Aldrin, "What was it like not being the first man on the Moon? Was you ever jealous of Louis Armstrong?"

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