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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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Black Dog Video Newsletter Jan 31 – Feb 6th “Not Talking About You-Know-Who Edition!”

  In these dark and troubled times one can get overwhelmed with the constant barrage of unpleasantness concerning the political nightmare unfolding down below our belts south of the border. But we here at Black Dog laboratories are putting the … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter Jan 24-30 “A New Day Dawns Edition!

Well, the day is finally upon us, President Sex Criminal has taken up residence in the White House. What do the next 4 years have in store (that is, of course, if he’s not impeached before then) for the world? … Continue reading

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Still Fighting the Good Fight

Here’s a nice little ditty courtesy of our friends at BeatRoute magazine…   Black Dog Video: Why one of Vancouver’s last surviving video stores still matters

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Black Dog Video Newsletter January 17-23 “Survive We Did Edition!”

  Well it seems that we all survived the infamous Black Dog Christmas party Sunday night relatively unscathed. There were no fistfights, nothing caught on fire and nobody got pregnant. Not this time anyways. Guess we’re all getting a little … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video Newsletter – Jan 10 – 16 “Par-Tay Edition!”

  Just a heads-up – we’ll be closing this coming Sunday the 15th of January at 9pm – both locations – so we can all get together for our staff Christmas party! Plan your movie getting accordingly. If we survive … Continue reading

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