Author Archives: Darren

Black Dog Video Newsletter April 25th – May 1 “Spring Cleaning Edition!”

The calendar is telling me it’s supposed to be spring and that means it’s time to get down and dirty and clean the house and get rid of all that unwanted detritus we’ve collected over our lives, past and present. … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter April 18-24 “150 Years of Canadian Film Edition!”

Seems there’s a bit of Canadian movie celebration happening tomorrow! This country (Canada) turns 150 years old this year and Wednesday the 19th (good thing they didn’t choose 4/20) has been dubbed National Canadian Film Day 150. Now I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter April 11 – 17 “Rising From the Dead Edition!”

Hi! Little ditty about the upcoming Easter weekend. Seems that there’s a doin’s a transpiring over in the Cambie Hood. There will be posters at the bottom of this missive with a few details in case you might want to … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter Apr 4-10 “First Newsletter of April Edition!”

  So we’ve been trying to come up with amazing ideas on how to increase revenue at the stores without compromising our integrity – no, we’re not going to be selling smokes or crack or guns or roses. We thought … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter March 28 – Apr 3rd “Burnt Dad-Bod Edition!”

Just got back from a few weeks of burning my bloated “Dad-Bod” in the scorching Mexican sun! It wasn’t intentional as I generally try to stay out of the hot rays, but there’s just so many of them in Mexico! … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter March 7 – 13 “We’re 21 Edition!”

Whoa! I came to the realization on Sunday that we’re 21! Twenty-friggin-one! It just kind of snuck up on me that 21 years ago we first opened our doors to the public. What a long strange, but great, trip it’s … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter February 28 – March 6th “Whoops, Ahem Edition”!

  Well that was a bit of craziness for an Academy Awards show now wasn’t it? I felt a bit bad for Bonnie and Clyde up there all befuddled like. It was as if we were watching an episode of … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter February 21 – 27 “Fancy Awards Edition!”

Well the time is upon us once again as Hollywood strokes its, um, ego, ya ego, this Sunday with the 147th Academy Awards. I’ve only seen 2 of the best picture nominees and both I thought were quite good. Arrival … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter Feb 14-20 “Holidays Galore Edition”

  Two holidays in a row?! What is this, The Land of Revelry and Hullabaloo? Yesterday there was something called “Family Day”. Is that new? I don’t remember ever having a Family Day before. I guess it’s just an excuse … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter Feb 7-13th “Enough is Enough Edition!

  Up yours, snow, you beautiful, horrible, white-devil, you! New Releases! Almost Christmas – A Christmas movie in February? No thanks. I thought we all were collectively trying to forget Christmas? Blackway – Ray Liotta is a guy named Blackway. … Continue reading

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