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by Kevin Coupe

John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” did his thing for bricks-and-mortar retailing last Sunday.

It is best to watch the video. But let’s just say that it took a number of elements coming together. There was the last Blockbuster video in Anchorage, Alaska. There was an auction of old stuff that used to be owned by actor Russell Crowe. And there was Oliver’s impish humor.


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