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The Sign Remains

I think I had just finished my post about the former ubiquity of the once mighty Blockbuster chain of video rental shops when I spotted this sign on my commute to work. Perched high up on a very tall pole … Continue reading

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Relics of the Recent Past

It’s weird to think that Blockbuster is gone. I wasn’t a regular customer because there was another chain closer to home, but they were everywhere. At the height of the popularity of video rentals, I always felt that large urban … Continue reading

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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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