Your late fees are waived: Blockbuster closes –

Not surprising, but still something worth reflecting on. Strange to think that so many video rental stores are disappearing (along with the jobs they provided), but at least there won’t be millions of plastic disks getting created because of digital distribution.

Historic ‘Blockbuster’ Store Offers Glimpse Of How Movies Were Rented In The Past - Video - The Onion – America’s Finest News Source.

I thought this was really funny. I’m disappointed though; Iowa City never had a Borders that I’m aware of. (Although I really miss the one in Omaha, it seems to have been the only Borders worth shopping at in my experience.) Anyway, I’m looking forward to visiting future Iowa City’s Borders Bookstore Museum.