Category Archives: Blog of the Black Dog

Black Dog Needs a Little Love

So it’s no surprise that video stores have fallen on hard times and many have disappeared over the last several years. Besides Black Dog, there might only be 2 or 3 left in town. It’s been a struggle the past … Continue reading

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Swimming Upstream

Here’s a little snippet of a conversation that took place at the Cambie store last week. So one of our lovely regular customers, we’ll call her Beulah, approached the desk to ask the clerk about the fantastic film, The Hunt. … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending March 17th

I’m tired. So tired. Maybe it’s the brutal time change from the weekend or maybe it’s because I’m a bad sleeper at the best of times. Or is that a good sleeper at the worst of times? Who’s to say … Continue reading

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What Not to Donate to the Food Bank

We’ve been doing our late charge amnesty for a number of years now and I constantly get the question, “I have exorbitant late fees and, well, I’m not too sure what to bring in for the food bank in exchange … Continue reading

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Meaningless photos!

As promised, here’s a bunch of photos and stuff that, at one time, had some context to relate their hilarity. I think that many stand on their own. Enjoy! Tweet

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Black Dog’s 100 essential films you need to watch before you expire.

Here we go! Black Dog’s 100 Essential Films for your eyes to watch. This list isn’t about the best films – the Godfathers, the Citizen Kane’s – it’s about what we here at Black Dog love the most and what … Continue reading

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Driving Miss Hitler

So I was driving home from playing hockey up at UBC (always have to say “up at” when referring to a place like UBC because it’s far away and on a slight incline) this past Saturday night. I’m always in … Continue reading

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It’s a KKK Halloween

So I was lying in bed the other morning thinking about the Ku Klux Klan. I read or saw somewhere in the good old US of A, that some folks dressed their small child up in the silly KKK gear … Continue reading

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Halloween is the best!

It’s Halloween week. Finally. As you may know, I love Halloween. It’s my favourite time of year. I love the fall and this October has been exceptional. I love Halloween for the feeling of, not quite dread, but something mischievous, almost … Continue reading

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Giving thanks

I hope that everyone had a safe and engorging Thanksgiving weekend. The weather was amazing – that nice fall crisp air, the rain of chestnuts, my favourite time of year. Something to be thankful for, for sure. Among other things … Continue reading

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