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 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 Video Newsletter July 30 – Aug 5th “Crazy Deals for You Edition!”

You read that right, we have some crazy deals coming up this weekend – Saturday, Sunday and Monday! Over yonder at Cambie we have a big rack of $3 DVDs. Buy 2 and pay $5 but if you buy 10 … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Video Newsletter July 2-8 “So Many Things Edition!”

I’ll do my best to keep this brief as there’s lots tell you about: ~ Car-Free Day on the Drive this Sunday! We’ll have some tables out front hawking our wares including the debut of an awesome new T-Shirt designed … Continue reading

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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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