Season 2 of Rental Return is here! Adam, Chad, and Jason host a special Season 2 preview episode 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.
Tapes mentioned during the show:
Listen to the special Season 2 Preview Episode below and catch up on Season 1 by subscribing to Rental Return – Tales From the Video Store through your favorite podcast app. Also embedded below are the two TRN Talk “origin” episodes.
Check out these Video Rental Store Ads from 1980s Newspapers that Jason found.
If you are a former rental store employee and would like to be interviewed for an upcoming season, please contact Adam @hojukoolander on Twitter.