dda0a12ec6f8e310VgnVCM100000c2b1d38dRCRDapproved/UMICH/sac/Home/Graduate/Current Students/Graduate Students/Doctoral Students/Alilunas, PeterThe Death and Life of the Back Roomada0a12ec6f8e310VgnVCM100000c2b1d38d____The Death and Life of the Back RoomAlilunas, Peteralilunas<p>Near my home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a dead video store haunts a busy street. Construction workers fill the space now, preparing it for another tenant. Just off the same road, a few miles away in the city of Ypsilanti, a different scene plays out at another video store. While not necessarily busy, a steady flow of traffic enters, which was also the pattern at the dead location before its closure. Video Hut, an independent, locally owned, single-store business, has operated continuously since 1983, moving a few blocks from a previous location in 1987. The dead store was a Hollywood Video, along with six other locations in the area. Movie Gallery, Inc., which owned the Hollywood Video and Movie Gallery video store chains, is no more.</p>Media Fields Journal2010Read full article here.http://www.mediafieldsjournal.org/the-death-and-life-of-the-back/e060a12ec6f8e310VgnVCM100000c2b1d38d____mnegaranmnegaran1368207398887