Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

Tag: Blockbuster

  • The Last Blockbuster

    The other night, in a bit of irony, I watched the movie┬áThe Last Blockbuster by renting it on my Apple TV. It was a cute dose of nostalgia, talking about the last remaining store of the once-mighty video rental empire, out in Bend, Oregon. As I started writing this, I realized I already wrote an…

  • The Death of Blockbuster

    Here’s an interesting long read over at Retail Dive on the death of Blockbuster Video: Who Really Killed Blockbuster? A couple of interesting (to me) takeaways. First, I like that this article gives all the details other than just saying “Netflix, duh” because that’s not what happened. The thing that annoys the hell out of…