If you missed our note about Video Store Day from earlier in the Halloween Countdown, the event’s official Facebook page has all the information you need about the event. Although most remaining video rental stores focus exclusively on DVD and Blu-Ray, you can sometimes find some which still stock VHS. Many who look back fondly …
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Oct 21 2017
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Oct 15 2016
If you somehow haven’t heard of Video Store Day, its official Facebook page has all the basic information you need about the event. But if you know about the event and don’t understand why it’s so important, here’s a little song for you: Admittedly the subject of the song sells rather than rents movies and …
Oct 05 2016
The sixth annual International Independent Video Store Day is only 10 days away! Clear your schedules, mark your calendars and spread the word! You can learn more about it (and see which stores in your area are participating) at the official Video Store Day website.
Oct 17 2015
Today marks another year in the ongoing battle against blandness in viewing choices. Far too many retail stores are minimizing their physical media selections and that can’t be a good sign for rental stores. Although the stakes are higher than ever, there is still hope for those who enjoy more than just mainstream fare. More …
Oct 07 2015
The fifth annual International Independent Video Store Day is only 10 days away! Mark your calendars and clear your schedules. Spreading the word would be nice as well. You can learn more about it (and see which stores in your area are participating) at the official Video Store Day website.
Oct 18 2014
It’s the third Saturday of October and that means it’s Video Store Day! It’s when we all make an effort to go out and support our (surviving) local video stores. Given the resurgence in the popularity of VHS and all the special offers available at various stores (freebies, discounts, etc.), it’s hard to see why …
Oct 08 2014
That’s right, the fourth annual International Independent Video Store Day is a mere 10 days away! So be sure to mark your calendars and clear your schedules. You can learn more about the event (and see which stores in your area are participating) at the official Video Store Day website. Please spread the word!
Oct 19 2013
If you’re a movie fan and want to depress yourself sometime, just fire up your search engine of choice and try looking for video rental stores in your area (along with the surrounding areas). Chances are you’ll find either nothing active or one lone holdout serving multiple cities. Everything else is just libraries and rental …
Oct 10 2013
We have special days devoted to comic book stores, gaming stores and record stores, and now we finally have one for video rental stores! Video Store Day (aka International Independent Video Store Day) occurs on the third Saturday of October, with it falling on the 19th this year. We’ll have more details about the event …