Streamy Romance: Americans' Love Affair With B Movies Goes Digital

Video-watching habits may change, but bad film ads never die

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On an October morning in 2008, a truck loaded with VHS cassettes pulled away from Distribution Video Audio’s warehouse in Palm Harbor, Fla.—and made history: It was the last major shipment of movies on VHS bound for retail stores. As owner Ryan J. Kugler told the Los Angeles Times: “It’s dead.

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