There’s only 1 Blockbuster store left

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It’s the end of an era as two more Blockbuster locations are set to close, leaving only one lonely location in the US. With no potential mates, the species is doomed to extinction.

At the peak of Blockbuster’s popularity there were more than 9,000 locations dotting the US. Now there’s just one. Conservation efforts by John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” have apparently failed.

Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy back in 2011 and closed its last corporate


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