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By Josh Schafer   VHS collectors are a fascinating breed of fanatic. Tapeheads gather plastic slabs of cinema for myriad reasons that are often personal, and slathered with passion. Nostalgia is a major factor in many collectors’ endeavors, enabling them to connect with those distant, dusty, but ever-warm and radical memories of pre-adult life. There’s also the irresistible allure of eye-popping cover art, and in the world of VHS, there’s plenty of that visual VHStimulation to go around. Other collectors are inclined to uncover obscure oddities and incredible independent efforts that only VHS could preserve. You gotta love a dope rarity in its truest form....

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The production of new VHS releases (or as we like to call them here in Lunchmeat Land “fresh VHS”) continue to roll into VCRs at a rewind-radical rate. There is a robust collection of companies currently keeping the analog dream alive: Us here at Lunchmeat are VHSteadily supplying tasty tape treats of all inclinations (with plenty more to come!); Witter Entertainment is connecting Tapeheads and modern day horror; Retro Release Video is re-animating killer cult classics; and our Videovore homies at Horror Boobs are back from a home video-releasing hiatus, ready to bring you the best of low-budget brain-melters and beyond straight...

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We’re beyond VHStoked to announce the official release details for STUCK ON VHS: A VISUAL HISTORY OF VIDEO STORE STICKERS, the brand spankin’ new, rewind-radical book written by LUNCHMEAT Editor-in-Chief Josh Schafer and designed by / featuring the photography of HOME VIDEO HORRORS creator Jacky Lawrence! STUCK ON VHS will initially be unleashed in Austin, TX at Alamo Drafthouse’s South Lamar location on January 8th to kick off VHStival Tour 2020. Along with the release of the book and a special appearance by Josh Schafer, this touring edition of VHStival will also include screenings of James Westby’s love-letter documentary to...

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LUNCHMEAT is super VHStoked to team up with Boogerlip Productions to bring all the Tapeheads out there a Limited Edition VHS release of MENANTICO BLUES! Starring “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan (yes, THAT "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan!) and strikingly directed by Ricky Whitehead, MENANTICO BLUES adeptly spins the strange and brooding tale of bizarre rituals, mysterious happenings, and the enduring legend of a deformed man lurking in the shadows juxtaposed against the harsh deterioration of small, working-class town into a grimy, crime-ridden wasteland.   MENANTICO BLUES committed to Hunter Orange videocassettes. Don't VHShoot yourself in the foot. Grab this slab.     Blending...

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Released at VHStival 2019, and now available for the first time since 1998 on officially licensed VHS from LUNCHMEAT! The Limited Edition VHS Re-Issue of the found footage gem GIRLS AT THE CARNIVAL comes housed in all new artwork from Savannah Soule with an exclusive interview with the original distributor Derek Erdman! The interview details the origins and intial release of GATC, along with Derek's thoughts on its re-release through us here at LUNCHMEAT!   A look at the popcorn yellow videocassette variant for GIRLS AT THE CARNIVAL. Feed this one to your VCR. You won't rewind regret it!  ...

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