Blockbuster’s Last In Store Rental Was…

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 22: A sign marks the location of a Blockbuster video store on January 22, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Dish Network Corp., which owns the video rental chain, says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, eliminating about 3,000 jobs. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 22: A sign marks the location of a Blockbuster video store on January 22, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Dish Network Corp., which owns the video rental chain, says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, eliminating about 3,000 jobs. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blockbuster, as a brick and mortar retail store, is finished. If you are planning on running out and renting one last movie, you’ll be sorely disappointed. Rentals, as confirmed (below) on Blockbuster’s Twitter account, stopped this weekend. Bummer right?

It’s not all bad news though. Let’s be honest, when was the last time you rented a DVD. But, if you’re anything like me, you have scoured a discount bin or two in your day looking for a hidden gem. Just think of your friendly neighborhood Blockbuster store as a GIANT discount bin. I stopped by the Lovers Lane and 75 Blockbuster this weekend and bought a bunch of ‘pre-viewed’ DVDs for $6.99!

When Blockbuster announced it was closing it’s retail stores, one group of guys set out to rent the last DVD from Blockbuster, and the movie they chose was very appropriate. Here is a hint, it stars Seth Rogen…

Check out the Huffington Post article for the rest of the hilarious, only in ‘murica story.

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