Wednesday 9 March 2011

Oh My, How Times Have Changed...

Looking more like an episode of Saved By The Bell than a training video and equal parts brilliant and insulting to anyone who's ever worked in retail, these Blockbuster customer service training videos date all the way back to 1990. Watch as some poor girl with massive hair gets harassed by the slightly sinister 'Buster' for not offering every possible promotion she could...

Ahh, VHS tapes. They were simpler times in many ways, and if you don't find the use of the Videolog (an archaic IMDb in book form) hilarious, you must be dead inside. Things have certainly changed in the last 21 years, and I think The Onion probably got the current state of affairs more accurate with this snappy news report. Satire is a wonderful thing.

1 comment:

  1. Wow. Just wow.

    Why is "Buster" a pimp?