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Throw Back Video: VIDEO WORLD, The Death of a VHS Store

Every video store has a story. And all of us of a certain age certainly have our own personal tales and memories of that long lost era of the video shop. Scanning the rows of tapes, wasting hours speculating and talking about movie titles with friends, dates, and family. And then finally settling on something […]

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VIDEO: A Tribute To The Long Lost Horrors Uncovered On VHS!

Like most movie lovers, there was no better feeling than being able to purchase and own a movie you loved to add to your video collection. The evolution of the VHS era eventually made it not too far fetched to seek out and build your own home library that would rival that of any local video […]

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’80s Kids Had It Good: Why Finding New Horror Is Exponentially Harder For Younger Generations

Many horror fans speak in wonderment and delight about the golden days of Mom & Pop video stores. If fans of Blumhouse.com’s podcast, Shock Waves, took a drink every time someone mentioned growing up in a rental shop looking at VHS box covers, we’d all die within two episodes. We’ve featured quizzes and lists, praising the […]

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5 More Memorable VHS Marketing Gimmicks!

If you got a kick out of the previous installment of VHS box gimmicks here on Blumhouse.com, here’s another helping of home video ballyhoo that’s sure to impress your analog inclinations! Here are five more pieces of outstanding VHShowmanship that encouraged you to rent, buy and simply marvel at the incredible ingenuity those VHS mongers […]