The Weekly Stripe – 24.11.17

This week’s reads are about the old and the new: the end of things as we know them, the past’s ineluctable ability to come back, and the power of nostalgia.

Nostalgia Economy: How Hollywood manipulates you by using your childhood memories

A piece on how startups are upending America’s consumer-goods industry as we know it

Ryan Raffaelli sets to discover independent bookstores are thriving in the age of Amazon

Our love affair with digital is over: on limits and richness of the analog experience

Reuniting with old games and childhood memories this Thanksgiving