Off Book is an amazing series of videos I’ve just discovered from the US network PBS. The videos are short – about 7 minutes – and cover things like design, animation, culture, art etc.
I’ll definitely be watching more of them, but the one we’re interested in here is We ❤ Retro Media, where a string of people talk about why they love older, ‘obsolete’ analogue media for their entertainment, in preference to MP3s and digital downloads. Among those formats getting a loving mention are VHS, cassette, vinyl records and Super8 film. (more…)