We used to be current, useful and necessary. At one point, if it hadn’t been for us, you’d have never seen a fraction of those movies as a kid.
You used to be excited when you found us, opened our cases and put us into our old friend, VCR.
You used to be so proud of us. So proud, in fact, you’d stack us high in plain sight in your home. You’d count us and catalogue us, you’d share us with friends. You’d stay up late with us and laugh, root or cry at whatever we’d screen for you.
At holiday times, you relied on us to capture and record those movies and shows that you weren’t around to watch.
At Christmas time, you unwrapped us and smiled when you saw that we had your favourite movie recorded onto us.
You came to our
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