Welcome to Black Dog’s new and (hopefully) improved blog. We aim to entertain and inform you on all the comings and goings at the store, on the big and small screen and whatever else tickles our fancy. Please enjoy responsibly.

Podcast #103 – Mystery Train

Hey! There’s a new podcast episode that’s up and ready to please your ears! Darren is joined by ex-Black Doggers, Amanda and Josie as they sit down, crack a cold one and prattle on about Jim Jaramuch’s low-fi classic, Mystery Train! Digressions include what’s up with Winnipeg, Guy Maddin, the conundrum of ZZ Top and what the hell is a “sister city” anyways?
Enjoy responsibly!

Podcast # 102 – Galaxy of Terror!

Join Dylan, Darren and special guest star, Duncan Shields as we pay homage to the late great Roger Corman and yak about his Alien rip-off sci-fi weirdo extravaganza Galaxy of Terror! Also mentioned, the time Duncan met Fairuza Balk, Darren’s shameful admission regarding 2001: A Space Oddity, dick-watches and how to sneeze by staring into the sun. Please enjoy responsibly.


Podcast # 101 – Tron!

Darren and Dylan are joined by Duncan Shields to drink and discuss the classic computer caper TRON… and drink. Digressions include Jeff Bridges’ considerable package, actors who’ve played Presidents and the TRONMOWER!

Duncan’s Tron fan podcast Tronologically Speaking at:https://www.tronologicallyspeaking.com/

Check it out here! https://www.buzzsprout.com/1529882/episodes/15001602

Podcast #100! – Beyond the Valley of the Dolls


Hey Everybody! It’s the Black Dog Video After Dark Podcast EPISODE 100! Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. That’s right, we hit the big 100! It’s been a fun, crazy, hilarious ride. Tune in. Drop Out. Get down! This is my happening and IT FREAKS ME OUT!

And thanks for listening!



Podcast #99.5 – Dumb and Dumber

Darren, Alex and Josie drink and discuss the classic 90’s comedy Dumb and Dumber… and drink. Digressions include Alex’s tales of the bathroom, Alex being traumatized by the alien on General Hospital and Alex claims that Dumb and Dumber is better than Citizen Kane.



Podcast Episode #99 – Runaway


Darren, Dylan and Alex drink and discuss the 1984 robots-run-riot sci fi action flick Runaway… and drink. Digressions include self checkout machines, how to assassinate our sound man and Darren’s torrid love affair with Jennifer Lawrence.



Podcast # 98 – A Boy and His Dog

Darren, Alex and Dylan drink and discuss the 2024-set psychosexual sci fi satire A Boy and His Dog… and drink. Topics include semen extracting machines, barbershop quartets and we are constantly interrupted by sirens driving by. We seem to do everything to avoid talking about the movie.


Podcast #97: Valentine’s Day Special – Misery!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air as Darren and Dylan join real-life author Duncan Shields to drink and discuss the 1990 psychological horror Misery… and drink. Digressions include muppets, smashed feet, cute piggies and what do do with people who talk during movies.



Podcast Episode #96 – Q: The Winged Serpent


Darren, Josie and Dylan drink and discuss Larry Cohen’s insane creature feature Q The Winged Serpent… and drink. Digressions include mime cops, Richard Roundtree getting hit in the face with a kite and Dylan recounts the time he annoyed Kevin Sorbo in public.



#95 – 2023: Best, Worst & Everything In Between

Darren, Josie and Dylan have a drink and discuss the movies of 2023. The best, the worst and everything in between. We cover a lot of ground, from plummeting microwave babies to the existential threat of nuclear annihilation. There was a lot of ground to cover last year. So we wind up drinking more than usual.


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Dylan Rhymer’s stuff: http://www.dylanrhymer.com⁠

Josie Boyce’s stuff: https://www.instagram.com/josieboyce/