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What To Say When Your Kid Asks What A Video Store Is

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents

Once upon a time, people did not carry screens in their pockets. If you wanted to watch a movie, you had to travel out into the world -- to a place ca...

3,000 Blockbuster Workers Laid Off As More Stores Close

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Business

DENVER (AP) — Dish Network Corp. says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, losing about 3,000 employees. ...

Ode to Jumbo Video: A Two Minute Story

Steve Saylor | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media
Steve Saylor

We are all busy humans living out our daily lives and it is hard to sit down and actually read a full-length book. With that in mind, here is a quick ...

WD TV Live Hub a Solid 'Connectivity Box'

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Abe Schwartz

I've been hearing about Google TV, Boxee, Roku, etc., since last year's South By Southwest. Basically, they're connectivity boxes. They connect you to...

Missing Video Stores

Abe Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

I miss driving (or walking) to local video stores. I miss seeing which new releases are up on the shelves, inspecting the various cases, and reading the descriptions on the back.

The Death of Touch and the Lost Joy of the Unexpected

Marc Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marc Ruxin

At some point, in the not so distant future, we will live in a world without the places that used to give us physical access to music, cinema and literature.