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Black Dog Video Newsletter June 20 – 26 “Fiddly-Digit Edition!”

We finally have in stock, in limited supply, those fidget spinners that are making all the kids lose their minds. We’re almost all sold out of them at Commercial and have but a few left at Cambie. There are more … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter June 13 – 20 “If You Like Us Edition!”

We’re half-way through the year known as 2017 and Black Dog is still kicking up dust, making a fuss. It’s not easy these days, as you are all well aware, for us to keep on keeping on. Rent is going … Continue reading

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And Now, a Moment About Movies…

Here in this nice column we’ve dedicated the space to customer’s and friend’s of the store reviews. Buckle in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. The second feature our friend, Axel Matfin, is excited to tell you about is … Continue reading

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If You Like Us…

We’re half-way through the year known as 2017 and Black Dog is still kicking up dust, making a fuss. It’s not easy these days, as you are all well aware, for us to keep on keeping on. Rent is going … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter June 6 – 11 “Sweet Swiggity-Swag II: The Swagening Edition”

We finally got some more awesome swag into the stores that you’ll adore, including a sweet-looking Tototo hoodie! We’re sold out of them at Commercial already but have a few left at Cambie. More are on the way! Also gracing … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter May 30 – June 5th “Raffle This Edition!”

So my sprog is selling raffle tickets for his school, (Lord Nelson) and being the good dad that I am, I offered to sell them at the Commercial store to help him out. Drop by and make me look like … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter May 23 – 29 “This is How the World Ends Edition!”

This can’t be good. What do you suppose they’re trying to summon? If this were from a movie it’d be ridiculous. Crazy times we live in. But at least we still have movies! Hail Hydra! New Releases Fist Fight – … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter May 16 – 22 “Happy Birthday, DVD Edition!”

So the DVD turns 20 years-old this year. It seems both longer than that and not that long. That make sense? No, not to me either. I remember watching my first DVD at a friend’s house – Reservoir Dogs – … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter May 9 – 15 “On Being Locally Local Edition!”

As my friend, Robin, so astutely says, “Supporting local businesses that I like with my $$ makes me feel good. Ordering stuff online from mega-corporations that do zilch to make my community a better place makes me feel shitty.” I … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter May 2 – 8 “Sweet Sweet Swag Edition!”

So we’ve finally made good on our threat to bring in alternative products (alternative to movies that is) for sale at the stores. Look for such interesting and cool items as Dawn of the Dead mugs and playing cards, Clockwork … Continue reading

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