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Here in Lunchmeat Land, we don’t do politics. In fact, I think that may be the first (and only) time the “P” word will ever appear on this slice of analog-obsessed internet. However, as most of you Videovores know, we’re expressly dedicated to spreading the rewind word in every way imaginable. So, with the recent surfacing of the following image...
The advent of Netflix’s original series Stranger Things has the streaming-inclined masses of binge watchers absolutely abuzz with awe and excitement, and for good reason. Taking cues from seminal productions like E.T., X-Files and The Goonies (though I would say Explorers!) Stranger Things offers viewers a Speilbergian kind of world peppered with...
Staunch fans of our favorite analog format were met with some historically heartbreaking news yesterday, as confirmed by a Mental Floss UK article. Japan-based consumer electronics company Funai Electric has announced that at the end of this month, they will discontinue manufacturing their VCR units (which were produced in China) due to decline in demand...
The reach of the VHS resurgence has now entered the realm of mainstream animation properties, Tapeheads. The rewind-inclined nostalgia junkies over at Super7 who are known for creating vinyl toys, action figures and various apparel for all kinds of essential 80s excellence are now bringing a brand-new, Filmation-Style episode of He-Man and the MOTU...
Well, Tapeheads, it looks like even 20th Century Fox is getting in on the fresh VHS game! According to a report on the unofficial San Diego Comic Con blog relaying a tweet from the Offcial Deadpool Twitter account, the 2016 superhero smash hit starring Ryan Reynolds will be receiving an extremely limited VHS release at the upcoming SDCC event, which...
Beyond doubt, the acquisition and preservation of nearly 3000 horror and cult VHS tapes by Yale Library is one of the most significant, exciting and historical events to occur within the VHS collector culture sphere since the beginning of the rewind-inclined resurgence. The Herculean efforts of former Kaplanoff Librarian and VHS physical media enthusiast...
The more attentive Tapeheads and voracious Videovores out there may already be familiar with Matthew Himes’ Lighten Up Sounds label via their absolutely gorgeous limited edition VHS release of The Cabinet of Dr. Calgari which featured an outstanding re-score by indie experimental outfit Brute Heart. But if you’re not aware of Himes’ LUS label,...
Here’s some exciting news for all you VHSkaters out there! Some of you may recall a line of skate decks from NY-based skate outfit 5BORO celebrating the artwork of home-record VHS blanks from the 90s, but the super-gnar dudes over at Deathwish Skateboards have just kicked the video cover love up to another level. They’re issuing an insanely awesome...
If you’re familiar with that wisecracking hooded ghoul named The Gatekeeper, you’re probably aware of the awesomeness that is the Nightmare VCR board game, and maybe even the slew of other VCR board games that were skulking about in the heyday of home video. Now, with the VHS resurgence in full swing, indie filmmaker Jackson Stewart is out to pay...
With the rolling resurgence of our favorite format, the almighty VHS has continued to inspire an impressive array of analog-inclined creations such as VHS stash boxes, an avalanche of pins and patches, radical apparel and even a hand-carved VHS coffee table! But rewind-inclined entrepreneur Steven M. Guistolise and his company Collectable Playing Cards...
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