Tag: Bay Street Video

Podcast on BSV 1172’s World Premiere + Tom Roston & Norman Wilner at Bay Street Video, Pt.1

Podcast on BSV 1172’s World Premiere + Tom Roston & Norman Wilner at Bay Street Video, Pt.1

November 14, 2016 | By

New podcast featuring thoughts on the World Premiere at SDUFF of my experimental doc BSV 1172 + Part One of a conversation with I Lost It at the Video Store author Tom Roston & NOW magazine’s Norman Wilner, who discussed video store culture in-store at Bay Street Video back in May.

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Video Store Day, Post #3

Video Store Day, Post #3

October 25, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

With Video Store Day now done, I’ve written up another related blog about taboo video titles of the era as a preamble to scans from a 1986 issue of Canadian Video Retailer. Also included in the Editor’s Blog are scans of a longer article about ‘knowing your local clientele,’ featuring interviews with managers / owners from three shops in the GTA: the late Video Visa in Thornhill, the late CED rental shop The Video Disc Centre which existed at Toronto’s Union Station, and Mr. Video (which in 1993 morphed into the still-strong Bay Street Video). The entire 31-page issue will be available to read until the end of the month, so check out the blog!

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