Netflix Wins: Blockbuster Is Closing the Rest of Its Stores

First of all, Blockbuster still had 300 stores open. Interesting. Nobody’s sure where these mythical stores were, but they were in operation until today, when DISH announced the inevitable: Blockbuster’s down for the count. Its digital service will remain running, for those who prefer it to Netflix, but the days of roaming Blockbuster aisles, flipping DVD’s over to check the back and see what it’s all about, are over. So long, Blockbuster. Our love burned too bright. May this year’s Academy Awards remember to include your logo in their montage of those we lost this year …

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