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Embark on a nostalgic and humorous journey back in time as the Found Footage Festival, a one-of-a-kind celebration of VHS treasures, kicks off its latest tour. Joe Pickett (of The Onion) and Nick Prueher (former Late Show writer), the duo behind this unique showcase, are bringing their extensive collection of bizarre and forgotten videotapes to …

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Originally reported by Timothy Karoff for SFGATE In a basement tucked away in the Mission District, Mitsu Okubo and Luca Antonucci have created what might be the Bay Area’s most extensive VHS tape collection. The “Basement VHS Club,” as it’s affectionately known, has become a sanctuary for lovers of rare and eccentric VHS tapes, housing …

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The Horror TTRPG that lets you “Press Play… and Scream” surpasses expectations with massive community support. Aces Games has launched its second VHS-inspired Kickstarter campaign for their vintage horror tabletop RPG series, VHS – Very Horror Stories. The campaign, titled VHS: Opening Night, achieved its $8,543 funding goal within hours and has now amassed an …

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In a significant move that broadens access to one of the world’s largest collections of movies and TV shows, Scarecrow Video is extending its rental service nationwide. The Seattle-based store’s announcement comes on the heels of Netflix discontinuing its own rent-by-mail service, emphasizing the enduring appeal of physical media. How Does It Work? To rent …

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In an era where digital streaming reigns supreme, Vidiots, a non-profit video store, is defying the odds and bringing nostalgia back to the movie-watching experience. Since its reopening in June, the store has been renting out over 1,300 DVDs and VHS tapes per week, proving that the magic of handpicked movies is far from extinct. …

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Source: Fox 17 West Michigan Spin City/Static Tape is almost at its five-year mark as a sanctuary for vintage entertainment enthusiasts. Occupying a generous space within The Lakes Mall, Spin City/Static Tape showcases an expansive range of media offerings. From DVDs, Blu-rays, Laser Discs, and an array of video games, to their prime attraction – …

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Source: JapanToday The bustling scene of Shibuya Scramble intersection, right outside Shibuya Station, has long been graced by the towering presence of the QFront skyscraper. While many may be captivated by its vast video billboard or the beckoning glow of the Starbucks sign, for locals and tourists alike, the name below it all has held …

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As first reported by WRTV Indianapolis, a novel venture in Irvington is challenging the digital age’s dominance by resurrecting a treasured past. The neighborhood of Irvington now boasts a nostalgic haven: Back Room Video. This store, weaving together the threads of yesteryears with today’s business model, has quickly become a sanctuary for VHS aficionados. Unlike …

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