Hoarders of dead media: Shaq-Fu, Space Jam and a landfill of garbage Atari games

There are a lot reasons to collect old stuff. Libraries, archives, and museums preserve their collections to build a sense of cultural history. Middle-class collectors in the 19th and 20th centuries collected trinkets from around the world to make themselves look sophisticated. Today there’s a new breed of collectors who split their time between moldy thrift stores and the bowels of the internet. They’re the dead media hoarders.

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