Step Back In Time To The Blockbuster Living Museum

Before the days of Netflix and the internet there was the “video store.” According to The Onion, Blockbuster was “a specialty shop where customers would exchange money for the short term use of videos in an archaic system called “renting.” Now we can visit the Blockbuster Living Museum to relive those days of yore. Watch The Onion video, inside…

What’s so poignant about this time is the uncertainty. When you get to Blockbuster are they going to have your video? Did someone else rent it? Is there going to be a line? Are the alarms going to sound when you walk out the front door? It was very difficult for the people that lived during this era.

Difficult indeed.

Historic ‘Blockbuster’ Store Offers Glimpse Of How Movies Were Rented In The Past [The Onion]