Rental Return: Tales From the Video Store

Adam, Chad, and Jason host a preview episode for Season 2 of the Rental Return podcast series which includes their latest VHS finds, the skyrocketing market of VHS tapes, newspapers stories on VHS history, and an introduction to the new "Video Heroes."

Show Notes

Adam, Chad, and Jason host a preview episode for Season 2 of the Rental Return podcast series. First, the host share three of their latest VHS finds. Next, they discuss the skyrocketing market for VHS tapes and the insane prices common tapes that are sealed or graded are fetching today. Then, Jason reads some newspaper stories from the '80s which give insight into the early rental market, how studios tried to secure revenue for tapes, and the effect of VCRs becoming a household item. Finally, you'll get a sneak peak of Video Heroes for Season 2.

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Creators & Guests

Adam aka Hoju Koolander
Host of Wizards, Rental Return, Thrift Store Horde & Waxpack Flashback on The Retro Network.
Chad Young
Blogger and Podcaster
Jason Gross
Podcast host and producer for The Retro Network and Rediscover the '80s.

What is Rental Return: Tales From the Video Store?

Relive the days of video rental stores through the stories of former employees. You'll hear experiences from the infancy of rental stores in the 1980s, their dominance in the 1990s, and their demise in the 2000s. From VHS to DVD, from Blockbuster to 'Mom and Pop' stores, Rental Return celebrates this distinctive time in film history.