Category Archives: Blog of the Black Dog

Welcome to Black Dog’s new and (hopefully) improved blog. We aim to entertain and inform you on all the comings and goings at the store, on the big and small screen and whatever else tickles our fancy. Please enjoy responsibly.

The Black Dog Newsletter May 14-20 “Podcasts, Sales, T-Shirts and Movies Edition!”

Good news! After an uncommonly long delay (I think Dylan was either in a coma or Alberta, hard to tell the difference) we have a new podcast episode ready for your eager ears! It’s a bit of a short one … Continue reading

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We Need Your Help!

Everyday I hear, “Wow a video store!” It makes me feel both happy that I’m still doing this and anxious as I think I may be a fool for keeping this outfit running. Life in the world of video stores, … Continue reading

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Is Brick and Mortar Built to Last?

Hey, check out this nifty interview I did about, well, you can guess what it’s about. It’s nice to not sound like a bumbling buffoon and have things I say taken out of context. Click HERE!     Tweet

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The future? What does it hold? For you? For me? For us?

Here’s an interesting post made by another video store owner somewhere. It’s an interesting read and may effect all of our futures! (note – edited for reasons) There’s Still A Video Store in Vancouver? I often get asked how a … Continue reading

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Cool Things for Sale for You!

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Black Dog Newsletter June 26 – July 3 “School’s Out Edition!”

Yep, it’s that time of year again, the sun is getting hotter, dogs are getting lazier and the sprogs are out for summer vacation. It was the best time of year when I was a kid and it’s still pretty … Continue reading

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Just wanted to say thanks!

Yes, it’s that time of year again where we’re all supposed to give thanks for the good fortune that we have in our lives. But in reality, we should be thankful all year long for everything we hold dear to … Continue reading

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If You Like Us…

We’re half-way through the year known as 2017 and Black Dog is still kicking up dust, making a fuss. It’s not easy these days, as you are all well aware, for us to keep on keeping on. Rent is going … 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 Tweet

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2016: The Year Nobody Loved.

I don’t think many of us will be sad to see 2016 left behind. For some reason we measure things by an arbitrary number on a calendar and put meaning and value onto those things that fall within the assigned … Continue reading

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