Blockbuster is Back.
Well, kind of. Not really actually. But they have momentarily emerged from their cocoon of obsolescence by taking to Airbnb to offer some lucky patrons the chance to have a sleepover in the world’s last remaining store. The biggest shock there is that even one still exists, I assumed they had all gone the way of the dodo some time ago. But this one has been kitted out to look pretty unreal. Don’t get your hopes up though, as this offer is exclusive to the residents of Deschutes County, Oregon as a token of gratitude to the community who have continued to support them throughout the last few months. And years, for that matter – I mean, ever heard of Netflix? On that topic, I read the other day that Blockbuster were actually offered the chance to buy Netflix for just $50m in 2000. Ouch, that’s got to sting. So just let that be a lesson to all of us: if anyone ever tries to sell you Netflix for £50m, say yes.Read Original Article.