Author Archives: Darren

Black Dog Video Newsletter “The End is Nigh Edition!”

So tomorrow (Saturday at the Commercial shop – noon until 3pm) will be our last pop-up for a while. Sunday at Cambie is cancelled. I’ve been getting slightly wigged-out as of late what with all this plague bugaboo and what … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter: “Pop-Ups Galore Edition!”

So it seems that many folks still are interested in grabbing some films from us as they make their way through these plague riddled times. I can help you with that. After doing a few “pop-up” openings at the stores … Continue reading

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Father and Son (and sometimes Wife) Film Appreciation Class

Since we’re all cooped up in our abodes while the plague ravishes the land I thought we’d put together a film appreciation class! Everyday my 14.5 year-old, we’ll call him Swanson, and I (and sometimes his mother, my wife) will … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter: VanCovid-19 Edition

So tomorrow (Saturday the 27th) I’ll be at the Commercial Shop from Noon until 3pm. And on Sunday at Cambie from 1pm-3pm. If you need some things (and I bet that you do) send me your orders here – blackdogvid@gmail.com … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter: “Where We’re At and Where We’re Going Edition”

So as some of you may know we are in the midst of a huge deadly pandemic! Many shops are closed and many are wondering what to do. We’re playing it day to day. We’ve been taking measures to help … Continue reading

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Black Dog Video End of the World Update!

Hello and thanks for tuning in for this special report brought to you by the fine folks at Black Dog Video. We just wanted to let you know that it is business as usual at both locations, so no need … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter March 10-16 “We’re All Gonna Die Edition!”

So what’s up with this Corona Virus, eh? Am I right? Is this what’s gonna wipe us all out? Well, we had a good run. Might as well rent some films, say maybe Contagion, Outbreak, 28 Days Later, Ebola Syndrome, … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter March 4-10, “You Say It’s Our Birthday Edition!”

March 5, 1996. A day that will live in infamy! It was the day we first swung open our doors on Cambie Street to an eager and frothing public. I still remember that fateful day in that small cramped store. … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter February 28-March 5 “Did You Know Edition!”

Did you know that we rent out Blu Ray players? Did you know that we rent out DVD drives for laptops and such (we will as soon as I test it out). Did you know that we sell Blu Ray … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter Feb 18-24 “Sucking the World Dry Edition!”

My friend and local artist, Grant Mercs, rendered this totally accurate portrait of Jeff Bezos, richest glob in the universe, sucking in all the money in the world for himself. Just a friendly reminder to shop local! And now back … Continue reading

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