If I know where my pants are, then it's not a serious drink.
still laser disk technology, but 25 times the storage capacity of a bluray (100 gigs per disk) and the stupid article isn't dated, so it could have been written three years ago.... July 2010 apparently from a second source.
Have you seen the british scifisitcom Hyperdrive?
(It's not as awful as a you remember, just like Red Dwarf isn't as awesome as you remember.)
But there's a point where the Captain is talking about how marvellous the new vid pyramids are compared to the stupid old vid cubes.