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By Josh Schafer   The world needs more video stores. For rewind-inclined minds and retroists of all kinds, I can’t think of a more veracious statement. Luckily, there’s a Tapehead named Mike Reynolds up in Toronto, Ontario that has found a way to mix taps and tapes under one rewind-radical roof. It’s just recently pressed play with over 5K VHS for rent, with an array of adult beverages to wash ‘em all down. Here are 5 things you absolutely need to know about Toronto’s newest video rental destination Farside.     Mike Reynolds with the Farside VHStash for rent!   ...

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The rewind-inclined regulars here at Lunchmeat are well aware that the preservation of home video history and culture is the main objective in our overall mission. So, when Video Sanctum main-brain Benny Junko approached us with the intention of using our channel as a platform to share the hidden yet impossibly complete history of Audio/Video Plus, we were all aboard, dude. But first, a bit of information and contextualization is in order, just to get everyone up to VHSpeed.     The AVP Storefront, now vacant, after many years of video excellence. Photo by Jack Lawrence.     Established in...

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LUNCHMEAT is VHSuper stoked to put our heads together with the groovy ghouls over at DISCOUNT CEMETERY to celebrate the enduring spirit of those essential and influential indie video stores that populated hometowns everywhere! The complete MOM AND POP’S VIDEO SHOP apparel line is now available exclusively from DISCOUNT CEMETERY including limited colorways and special pre-order only items! Clickity-click this here link to view the entire collection! We’ve even created a rewind-radical commercial to get you right back in-between those aisles!     Keep on VHScrollin' down for a look at the collection – all available NOW exclusively at DISCOUNT...

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LUNCHMEAT is absolutely VHStoked to put our heads together with Parkwood East Productions to bring At the Video Store to limited press VHS! This edition marks the first time the full-length documentary will be available on any home video format, with a limited edition of 50 copies housed in all-new artwork designed by LUNCHMEAT main brain Josh Schafer! Equal parts personal essay, intense rumination, and playful satire, At the Video Store is a heartfelt love letter to the American video store, exploring the importance, influence, and inspiration held within the walls of these home video havens.   BEHOLD THE HUMAN...

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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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