Retroist VCR Podcast

Retroist VCR Podcast

Welcome to the Retroist VCR Podcast. Today’s show is about the history, the struggles and the demise of a formerly ubiquitous technology, the VCR. I start off talking about my experience drinking soda while too close to my family’s VCR. Then I move onto the history of this wonderful piece of technology. List fans can stay happy, metagirl is also back this week with the list of the top 5 best selling VHS tapes of all time.

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8 thoughts on “Retroist VCR Podcast

  1. Scott says:

    Another great show. I like Metagirl’s & thefaroutspacenuts portions, but the latter is too long, it seemed to take up close to a third of episode 7 & therefore would be better to shorten in future episodes. By the way, I have a fully functional Atari 2600 with 24 games.

  2. My first VCR was a battery powered backpack recording unit for an old JVC camcorder. The camera broke years ago, but the VCR still works.

  3. Sailor_Sega says:

    Hey these shows are enjoyable but I find them a bit short. Ever thought of stretching them out to around an hour? Or would that be too difficult?

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