Sep 20 Tuesday News Update: Black Lodge Is Back Edition
Happy Tuesday! From a Black Lodge Video announcement to a Chopped casting call to a Mike Conley shaped maze, here is today’s Memphis news update.
– First off, tonight: gather your pals and come play Cerrito Trivia’s Memphis Match Game with me at the Rec Room at 8 p.m. Your team will try to match Memphis trivia answers with a panel of locals including yours truly. It’s totally free, for 18+, and you can get more info here. Be sure to say hi!
– According to the Creative Memphis Podcast, Black Lodge Video’s founder and owner Matt Martin plans to reopen the old-school film rental institution in a new location in Cooper Young. This is what we know:
- The new shop will be on York in Cooper Young, near Goner Records and 901 Comics
- They’ll offer one-time rental fees as well as a $10/month subscription service
- They plan to serve beer and wine and have a film screening area
- They plan to open by Halloween, or the end of 2016 at the latest
- Matt discusses a lot more about Black Lodge and the state of the film rental/streaming business and it’s crazy interesting, so be sure to listen to the whole interview here.