Nostalgia is good for the soul.
Add me on AIM but don’t tell me how to f33l.
You’d be surprised just what you can Watch Instantly.
What life was like in the United States this year according to maps.
All Blockbuster locations owned by DISH are liquidating their remaining inventory before closing early next year. They’re selling everything.
Plus 10 great songs by unlikable singers, a school of journalism named after Ron Burgundy, and an ode to the late Blockbuster.
DISH Network announced Wednesday it was closing its remaining 300 stores. There are, however, about 50 franchise locations that could remain open even after Blockbuster dies. This is where they are.
Blockbuster plans to close its remaining 300 U.S. stores, leading many to joke that they didn’t realize it still had stores in the first place. But it takes a lot to kill off a company. Just take a look at these stats from businesses presumed to be dead already.
Blockbuster and Hollywood Video are gone for good, right? UPDATE: Yup, they’re officially gone for good. Dish Network will shutter the remaining stores over the next two months.
Blockbuster’s parent company announced today that it will close its 300 remaining U.S. stores by early January. Which means that the days of *actually going to the video store* are almost over.
It’s a Friday night in 1995 and you know what that means! Time for the family to head to Blockbuster Video to stock up on entertainment for the weekend.
Icahn is as well known for his fiery temper and pointed one-liners as he is for his hedge fund’s activist investing.
Saying goodbye to the movie rental store.
It’s crazy that people actually lived like this.
Sometimes, decades don’t start and end when they’re supposed to. Remember how the ’60s actually ended in 1970 when the Beatles broke up? Here are 19 things that prove the ’00s are officially over now.
There must have been a shortage of available actors because it seems that everyone made multiple films this blockbuster season. So start planning marathons dedicated to your favorite Hollywood stars.
Ooh, that’s gotta hurt. Sean Hopkins 1, Blockbuster 0.
Have two claws, will work for food. [Ed Note: Though honestly, you’d think they’d be clever enough to know that Blockbuster is just a step or two away from extinction.] (Via Tumblr user Chaos Personified.)
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This is actually not performance art but a real, cake-baking oven photographed in Liberia. Life lesson: unorthodox ovens lead to panty-dropping and delicious desserts.
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Fallout from Facebook’s Beacon ad platform takes on the concrete form of a civil lawsuit. The Beacon backlash continues: A woman in Texas has filed suit against Blockbuster for revealing her rental choices without permission, violating the 1988 Videotape Privacy Protection Act. Facebook isn’t named in the suit.
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