I wrote this when Videoport, the video store I’ve worked at (and, sure, loved) for 15 years announced it was closing yesterday. Sounds like a good place to start a new thing. With the long, protracted, agonizing death of something I love. Enjoy!
There’s also this, where a lot of people I worked with (and, yes, loved) over the years said goodbye to that thing we loved.
Then there’s this, which is the worst line reading of all time, yet accurately coveys the state of my mind toward the people of Portland, Maine who decided to desert Videoport in favor of the soulless online corporation which shall not be named and stay glued to their greasy sofas by their ever-widening arses. Who, bitter? Me? Let David Caruso elucidate you: