5 Moments From the Legacy of Blockbuster Video

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The end of an era is upon us. Once a fixture of every strip mall and street corner in America, Blockbuster Entertainment has announced it they will soon shutter the last of its retail stores and end the company’s mail DVD delivery program. The venerable video vendor managed to survive many years into the digital age, but as technology improved and consumers adapted, it was ultimately inevitable that this time would come. And while perhaps digital distribution is the superior platform for media consumption, it will never offer the tactile pleasure of browsing the aisles, and it doesn’t come with popcorn or candy.
5 Moments From the Legacy of Blockbuster Video
Image credit SlashGear.com
The end of an era is upon us. Once a fixture of every strip mall and street corner in America, Blockbuster Entertainment has announced it they will soon shutter the last of its retail stores and end the company’s mail DVD delivery program. The venerable video vendor managed to survive many years into the digital age, but as technology improved and consumers adapted, it was ultimately inevitable that this time would come. And while perhaps digital distribution is the superior platform for media consumption, it will never offer the tactile pleasure of browsing the aisles, and it doesn’t come with popcorn or candy.
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