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Name: Adam Bernard
Home: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
About Me: Entertainment journalist with 15+ years of experience. Supporter of indie music. Lover of day baseball, fringe movies, & chicken shawarma. Part time ninja. Nerdy, but awesome.
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Five Sordid Tales of Scamming Columbia House
Thursday, August 25, 2016

If you’re a music lover from a certain era, you fondly remember Columbia House and its irresistible offer of eight CDs for a penny. Most of us didn’t bother to read the fine print about having to buy a bunch of CDs afterward at jacked up club prices. We wanted those eight CDs, and we sent away for them.

Our album collections filled up quickly, but when the catalog, and occasionally the Selection of the Month, arrived, we found interesting ways of avoiding having to fulfill our contract with the club.

From changing addresses, to legal loopholes, these are some true stories of how people took their eight CDs for a penny, and ran.

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