The Hourchive

A conversation about everything, one hour at a time

The Hourchive is a conversation about everything, one hour at a time.

Video Rental | Ep #17

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Be kind and rewind with us back to the days of big VHS boxes, browsing shelves, and stolen Blockbuster pens. Don't forget to adjust your tracking.  

Show Notes: 
00:00 Let's rent a video
01:00
 Summer rental
04:18 The side-step move
05:38 Top-loaders
08:50 Blockbusted
13:00 The apparati
18:29 Game console rental: the biggest clamshell ever
19:56 Sega CD
21:20 DVD killed the video star Star Video
24:00 Behind the counter
30:35 Browsing vs. streaming
49:56 Redbox
54:23 Tracking: the enduring enigma


Video Rental | Ep #17