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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending April 21

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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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending April 14th

As some musician once sang (I think it was Gino Vanelli) “The times, they are a changing”. And it seems lately that it’s usually for the worse. Case in point – Gary, owner of the Cambie General Store, recently found … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending April 6th

I’m always sort of maybe kinda excited to see a new business pop up on either Cambie St. or Commercial Drive. I’m usually hoping for a new delicious food place, drinking hole or some kind of business that I’d be … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending March 31

So our big DVD sale is in it’s final death throws and to help choke it out of existence we are lowering the prices on all remaining films. You can now snag a fine quality film for just $3! Yes … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending March 24th

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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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending March 10th

This Wednesday (5th of March) Black Dog Video on Cambie comes of age. That’s right, we turn 18 this week (that’s 126 or something in dog years). Crazy! It’s been a fun, exciting, sometimes bumpy, ride. We’ve seen lots of … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending March 3rd

Animal House, Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Stripes, SCTV, Meatballs, Back to School, Vacation, Moe Green, Egon Spengler, Crazy Legs. Read that list. Amazing. So many of these movies and characters played such an important role in my life. Hell, my … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending February 24th

About two and a half years ago I was standing in a parking lot, drinking beer. “How old are you?” you might ask yourself. Well, this was after one of our hockey games. Part of the hockey ritual involves hanging … Continue reading

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Black Dog Newsletter for Week Ending February 17th

So two weeks ago I re-watched Deliverance (looks amazing on the Blu Ray, by the by). While enjoying this tale of backwoods rape and missing teeth I got to thinking that I should watch Boogie Nights again. I’m not too … Continue reading

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