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End of an Era, Part II – Electric Boogaloo or The Other Shoe Drops

A while back I wrote about the TLA Video store off of South Street shuttering its doors. Now comes word that the store on Locust Street in what’s referred to as Center City in Philadelphia is closing down for business … Continue reading

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Dawn of the Home Video Revolution or I Was a Teenage Gorehound

Remember when Video Cassette Recorders were new? We got a Sears-branded, top loading, VHS machine around 1983 well after this 1978 ad appeared so I seriously doubt my Dad paid anywhere near $700 bucks for one. I remember the year … Continue reading

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