Rendering vs. reality. pic.twitter.com/pEEqnc9g5s
— Jonathan Goldsbie (@goldsbie) December 5, 2017
It’s a reminder perhaps of how chancy it for us to try to hang onto the past that the newly-installed Sam the Record Man sign is but a shadow of the 1960 glory of Yonge Street and the vinyl records sold there. In fact, the sign is a ghostly imitation of the original because the background is missing. The video tweeted by Jonathon Goldsbie records this shortfall. Below is the real thing.