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June 18, 2021

Geekfest Rants Ep.449: The Rise And Fall Of Laserdiscs

One day in the distant future, when everyone will get around in flying cars, movies will be watched with LASERS.  Well, let's not get ahead of ourselves.  We might not have flying cars but the home video industry runs on Lasers.  Actually it has been for almost 40 years.  And it all started with Laserdiscs. 

Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rans as he covers his personal experience with the easily forgotten video format of Laserdiscs.  Was it a failed niche format for movie snobs or the beginning of a new technology that continues to this day?  Actually it was all of the above.

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