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Black Dog Video Newsletter Oct 15-21 “Celebrate Good Times, Come On Edition!”

Well it’s that time of the year again – October! And, of course, that means the biggest, most important celebration of the year – Independent Video Store Day! That’s right, this Saturday pop into Black Dog Video to salute all … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter Oct 8-14 “On the Horizon Edition!”

It’s just over a week away until the 9th Annual International Independent Video Store Day! A day to celebrate all that is wild and wonderful about these awesome, but increasingly rare, shops. Come in on Saturday October 19th (or anytime … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter Oct 1 – 6 “National Black Dog Day Edition!”

National Black Dog Day ?! Wow, don’t mind if I do! Who knew that the folks at the Ministry for Arbitrarily Assigning Things to Days were such fans of our little shops? Thanks, guys! Hey it’s October! And of course … Continue reading

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Spooktober 2019!

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, the most wonderful time of the year, Halloween month! And it has become a bit of tradition around these parts to do our 31 days of scary films to recommend to you … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter Sept 24-30 “The Times They are a Changin’ Again Edition!”

  With the wonderful darkness and chill of fall settling in across the land, we’re changing up the hours at the Cambie store again. Starting this Sunday the hours at the Cambie shop will be: Monday – Thursday: 2pm until … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter Sept 17-23 “Somethin’s a Brewin’ Edition!”

Mark your calendars, write it on your forearm, or forehead (but write it backwards so you can read it in the mirror), tell your friends, tell your enemies, tell your neighbours, tell your neighbour’s enemies! Saturday October the 19th is … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter September 11-16 “Day Late and Something Something Edition!”

Sorry for the delay in getting this tome into your eager ears. I had to lend Dylan my computer so he could edit our podcast (which has been AWOL for far too long). He stayed up all night drinking coffee, … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter September 3 – 9 “Fall on Me Edition!”

Yes, I know it’s not officially fall but, for me, fall unofficially starts when the kids go back to school (yay!). And it couldn’t have come at a better time. The fall is our busiest season and after a tough … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter August 13 – September 3rd “Taking a Break Edition!”

  Just wanted to say thanks to all who shot us great ideas on how to keep on keepin’ on last week. Some really good suggestions that we’re mulling over. We want to be able to provide all of you … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter August 6th – 12 “On the Ropes Edition!”

So I’m sure that it will come as no surprise that the Video rental business is a tough one. We want to keep providing access to the best film selection in the city for you, our loyal customers, but it’s … Continue reading

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