Adventures in VHS is the story of one man's love affair with the home video era of the 1980s.

The project started as a set of blogs (below), developed into a series of podcasts (download here) and eventually a book (which you can order in the sidebar). Read more

Rentals Revisited – Society (1989)

As mentioned in the book, Adventures in VHS began life as a series of articles for a site named Eat Sleep Live Film. Here is one of those original, unedited posts focused on Brian Yuzna's insane and disturbing sexual paranoia squidge-fest Society. Read more

Rentals Revisited – Vamp (1986)

As mentioned in the book, Adventures in VHS began life as a series of articles for a site named Eat Sleep Live Film. Here is one of those original, unedited posts focused on the magical and sightly unhinged neon horror comedy nightmare that is 1986's Vamp. Read more

Rentals Revisited – Dolls (1987)

As mentioned in the book, Adventures in VHS began life as a series of articles for a site named Eat Sleep Live Film. Here is one of those original, unedited posts focused on a film which gave me genuine nightmares as a kid... before I'd even seen it - 1987's Dolls. Read more

Rentals Revisited – From Beyond (1986)

As mentioned in the book, Adventures in VHS began life as a series of articles for a site named Eat Sleep Live Film. Here is one of those original, unedited posts focused on a gloriously gory Lovecraft sci-fi horror called From Beyond. Read more

Rentals Revisited – The Wraith (1986)

As mentioned in the book, Adventures in VHS began life as a series of articles for a site named Eat Sleep Live Film, which allowed me to revisit some of the wonderful movies I had rented on VHS as a child. These articles would see me rewatching theses films either... Read more

Rentals Revisited – The Gate (1987)

As mentioned in the book, Adventures in VHS began life as a series of articles for a site named Eat Sleep Live Film, which allowed me to revisit some of the wonderful movies I had rented on VHS as a child. These articles would see me rewatching theses films either... Read more