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Rewind-inclined minds residing in Yonkers, NY and VHSurounding areas are in for a special set of home video-driven screenings throughout the last week of January courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers and the combined programming inclinations of two avid video aficionados Justin LaLiberty and Caetlin Benson-Allott. Running from January 24th until January...
Video mixtapes have been an integral piece of the fresh VHS movement since its inception, and continue to pervade the culture at an impressive rate (Take a look the list just from Halloween 2017, and you’ll see). And if you’re in the market for some brand-spankin’ new and totally rewind-weird VHS mixes, we’ve got some groovy new for you, dude....
It’s here! It’s here! And just in time for the New Year, Tapeheads! LUNCHMEAT and photographer extraordinaire Jacky Lawrence proudly present HOME VIDEO HORRORS VOL. 2: an all-new 12-month, full-color calendar for 2018 collecting an eye-popping selection of the most spectacular slabs of cult VHS horror ever to stalk the video store!  AVAILABLE NOW...
The more rabid and attentive Tapeheads should already be familiar with the Australia-based outfit EX-FILM, who have firmly established themselves as the premiere entity from down under currently issuing limited edition batches of fresh PAL VHS. Their newly produced analog versions of titles like ACT OF VENGENACE aka RAPE SQUAD, Mike Malloy’s documentary...
Over the past few years, the rewind-inclined crew at Saturn’s Core Audio and Video have established themselves as the premiere entity dedicated to unearthing ultra-obscure and unfailingly brain-bending examples of no-budget, shot-on-video cinema. Saturn’s Core main brain Ross Snyder has also come to be known as a veritable scholar on one particular...
If you’re one of the rewind regulars here in Lunchmeat Land, you’re likely to be aware of our affection for the subtle yet essential aesthetic appeal of video store rental stickers. Past posts have explored the preference of leaving or heaving these historical, often insightful but sometimes unsightly sticky remnants that steady populate former...
The rewind-inclined crew at Poser Rot Productions continue to impress by expanding their selection of fresh VHS offerings, Tapeheads. Known for their celebration of Carl J. Sukenick’s brain-bending signature cinema via limited edition VHS re-animations (their latest Sukenick slab Zombie City is already sold out), Poser Rot is now ready to move into...
The wide world of video era promotional materials is as vast as it is exciting, Tapeheads. The nostalgic allure of promotional video store ephemera for the avid Tapehead is undeniable, and if you’ve peeked into our Analog-Tising feature in LUNCHMEAT #8, you might already be aware that Vestron Video was arguably at the top of the video era promo game,...
A little over two years ago in March of 2015, Lunchmeat ran an article exploring the Canadian-based endeavor called PROJECT GET REEL: an initiative that aimed to collect, dismantle and recycle some 2.26 billion unwanted and abandoned VHS tapes overflowing in The Great White North, with intentions to keep them out of the landfill and protect the environment...
Some of the more voracious Videovores out there will likely remember the limited edition re-issue of Greg Lambertson’s ooey-gooey splatter epic Slime City that was unleashed for this past VHSummer’s most righteous rewind-inclined event VHS FEST at Mahoning Drive-In Theater. You’ll also probably remember that those spectacular pink, green, and...
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