Rental Return S1 EP1: Meet the Heroes

The first season of Rental Return – Tales From the Video Store has begun! We hope you enjoyed our preview episode featuring Adam, Chad, and Jason’s memories of visiting video stores back in the day, but now it’s time to give our “Video Heroes” the spotlight in Episode 1 of Rental Return.

Episode 1 “Meet the Heroes” will be your introduction to the interviewees in Season 1 of Rental Return. Our “Video Heroes” include Amanda StefaniukChris TanskiChristian McGalliardGary KefferJP VriessPreston Burt, and Zac Shipley. You will get to hear about their first experiences with renting VHS tapes and what their local video stores were like. In Amanda’s case, you’ll get to hear what it was like having parents who owned a video rental store. You’ll also hear our heroes’ thoughts on how cable television impacted their movie experience and what some of their favorite rentals were as kids.

Stream Season 1 Episode 1 titled “Meet the Heroes” below or subscribe to Rental Return – Tales From the Video Store directly and through The Retro Network Podcast Channel in your favorite podcast app.

In celebration of the new Rental Return podcast, we are giving away a 12-pack of VHS tapes! Use the Rafflecopter widget below to earn entries by subscribing to Rental Return and following The Retro Network on social media. Winner must be 18+ years old and a US resident. Contest ends Feb 5, 2020 and winner announced the following day. Good luck!

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If you are a former rental store employee and would like to be interviewed for an upcoming season, please contact Adam @hojukoolander on Twitter.