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Black Dog Newsletter Apr 17 – 23rd “Great Things for You Edition!”

Look at all the nice things we’ll have for you at our next big Big BIG Sale on Sunday May the 6th! Of course, this is just a mere taste of what’s in store. We’re going to have hundreds of … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter April 10 – 16 “Big Announcement Edition!”

Did you miss us? Did you even notice we weren’t here? This is first one we’ve done in 3 weeks! I took a little time off for a visit back to Onscario. It was OK – too much booze, too … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter March 21 – 26 “A Little Help from Our Friends Edition”!

So it looks like we may be hiring! If you or someone you know and like (or don’t like) is looking to work in the last remaining video store in the known universe (or Vancouver), get a resume in asap. … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter March 13 – 19 “And the Award goes to…Edition!”

Well, another year of Oscar nonsense is behind us. A few surprises I guess but, really, I don’t hold much stock in these awards as they rarely reflect our favourite tastes in film. Where’s Florida Project? Where’s I, Daniel Blake? … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter March 6 – 12 “We’re 154 Years-Old Edition!”

Yes, you read that right. Black Dog Video is 154 years old! In dog years that is. In human people years that equates to 22. It was March 5, 1996, when we first flung open the doors on Cambie St … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter February 27 – Mar 5 “Holy Hotdogs Edition!”

Holy hotdogs! There’s so many things to mention this week! First of all, let me apologize once more for the delay in getting the new releases into your eyeballs. Especially over at the Commercial store. Dealing with the new system … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter February 21 – 27 “Psst..Hey Buddy Want to Buy…Edition!”

So I don’t know if anyone is interested but when we buy DVDs and Blu Rays for the shop, many come with Digital Codes. We don’t have much use for them but I imagine there are folks out there who … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter: February 13-19 “Big Day Edition!”

So as I’m sure that you’ve heard, this Thursday, the 15th, we’ll be hosting another really big DVD Sale at the Commercial location. Should be pretty swell (see photo at the end of this missive for a tiny taste of … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter February 7 – 13 “Vancouver Makes Me Sad Edition”

I really don’t like the way Vancouver is heading (I’m sure I’m not alone) with all the cool, interesting places disappearing so quickly. Case in point – say good-bye to the tasty little Pronto restaurant on Cambie St. The lovely … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter January 30 – Feb 6 “Crazy DVD Sale II: The Sequel Edition!”

Check out this nifty poster the lovely and talented, RJ, made for the big sale coming up in two weeks! For those of you you can’t see it, here’s the deets: Thursday February 15th, 9 – 11pm at the Commercial … Continue reading

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