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The Black Dog Newsletter “Love in the Time of Corona Edition!”

And we press on with our curb-side pick-ups! This Saturday we’ll be open at both shops 3-6 for all of your movie wants and needs. The same song as before – email me – blackdogvid@gmail.com – your requests and we’ll … Continue reading

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Best of 1970s films (according to us)

Hey, I made up a little (big) list of 1970’s films that we think are awesome and you might as well. It’s a work in progress so feel free to throw suggestions at us. Also handy for our rent 5 … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Newsletter “Double Whammy Edition!”

Curb-side pick up this Saturday! Both shops! 3-6pm. I will be steering the ship at Commercial and RJ will be the pilot at Cambie. Same rules as before: please specify DVD or Blu Ray and have some back up requests … 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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The Black Dog Newsletter: “Pick-up Lines Edition!”

So after a lovely and busy successful curb-side pick-up affair we had last Saturday, we’re going to continue with this mode of getting the films into your bleached hands! Tomorrow (Tuesday the 14th) we will be doing such a thing … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter “Rejoice Edition!”

Just wanted to say thanks to all who came out (so many!) last Saturday for our last pop-up event. It was off the hook (terrifyingly so at times). I was totally overwhelmed with work and how much you all seem … Continue reading

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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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