A Very Suspect Podcast
The Last day of Suspect Video - Toronto's best video store
Nov 7, 2019 · 42 min
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Suspect Video was a cultural mecca for 25 years in Toronto, Canada.   
Starting in 1991 it carried the most eccentric, eclectic, rare videos as well as books, magazines, toys and other ephemera in North America and garnered a huge following among those interested in going deeper than the mainstream in their entertainment.
With a stock of 90,000 videos for rent it was also one on the largest collections in the world.
Visited by celebs as varied as Weird Al, Samuel Jackson, Peter Jackson, Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith, Dario Argento and many more.
It was controversial.
It was maddening.
It prompted conversation and debate.
And it was much loved, winning 'best of' lists year after year.
Alas, though it continues online, the physical stores are no more.
Join founders Luis and Merrill and long time employee and underground icon Glenn as they talk about the history of Suspect Video in the store itself on the last day of it's existence.

Opening introduction and closing announcement is by GC

 Opening and closing music by Trigger Warning.  

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