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Charting the rise and fall of an industry, this is a memoir of thirty chaotic years gloriously wasted in UK video shops.
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    Pledge £10 or more About US$ 13

    PAPERBACK & E-BOOK

    A FIRST EDITION PAPERBACK COPY OF VIDEOSYNCRATIC +

    a PDF of the book.

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    SPECIAL EDITION!

    A signed/numbered first edition of VIDEOSYNCRATIC with bonus extras

    Your name on a 'Thank You' page in the book.

    An original Videosyncratic membership card - with your name and number corresponding to your copy of the book.

    An 'I miss Videosyncratic' badge - as handed out the day the shops closed.
    Signed set of mini-prints
    Secret original Videosyncratic ephemera

    You will be emailed a PDF of the book.

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    Pledge £35 or more About US$ 45

    JERKBEAST SPECIAL EDITION!

    A signed/numbered first edition of VIDEOSYNCRATIC

    A region-free DVD copy of JERKBEAST - the film that built and destroyed the Videosyncratic DVD label.

    Your name on a 'Thank You' page in the book.

    An original Videosyncratic membership card - with your name and number corresponding to your copy of the book.
    An 'I miss Videosyncratic' badge - as handed out the day the shops closed.
    Signed set of mini-prints
    Secret original Videosyncratic ephemera

    You will be emailed a PDF of the book.

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    DELUXE CUSTOMER SERVICE EDITION

    A bespoke recommendation list from Jon of at least 20 films you should watch, based upon a conversation about your own personal tastes.

    A region-free DVD copy of JERKBEAST - the film that built and destroyed the Videosyncratic DVD label.

    Video Shop Gems - Jon's list of 40 brilliant films which everyone should watch, but most people have never heard of. Spans many genres and the whole history of cinema.

    A signed/numbered first edition of VIDEOSYNCRATIC packaged in a special VHS case.

    Your name on a 'Thank You' page in the book.

    In the box you will also find an original Videosyncratic membership card - with your name and number corresponding to your copy of the book.
    An 'I miss Videosyncratic' badge - as handed out the day the shops closed.
    Signed set of mini-prints
    Secret original Videosyncratic ephemera

    You will be emailed a PDF of the book.

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    Pledge £70 or more About US$ 90

    VIDEO SHOP LEGEND

    An original 1980s Warner Home Video Big Box Rental VHS Tape from Jon's personal collection.
    These are rare, fantastic, items and the films up for grabs include some iconic films. Jon collected these in the 90's and they were all on the shelves at Videosyncratic. Titles include classics such as Blade Runner, Rocky, Dirty Harry and many more.

    A bespoke recommendation list from Jon of at least 20 films you should watch, based upon a conversation about your own personal tastes.

    A region-free DVD copy of JERKBEAST - the film that built and destroyed the Videosyncratic DVD label.

    Video Shop Gems - Jon's list of 40 brilliant films which everyone should watch, but most people have never heard of. Spans many genres and the whole history of cinema.

    A signed/numbered first edition of VIDEOSYNCRATIC packaged in a special VHS case.

    Your name on a 'Thank You' page in the book.

    In the box you will also find an original Videosyncratic membership card - with your name and number corresponding to your copy of the book.
    An 'I miss Videosyncratic' badge - as handed out the day the shops closed.
    Signed set of mini-prints
    Secret original Videosyncratic ephemera

    You will be emailed a PDF of the book.

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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 13 backers
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    Pledge £25 or more About US$ 32

    VHS SPECIAL EDITION!

    A signed/numbered first edition of VIDEOSYNCRATIC packaged in a special VHS case.

    Your name on a 'Thank You' page in the book.

    In the box you will also find an original Videosyncratic membership card - with your name and number corresponding to your copy of the book.
    An 'I miss Videosyncratic' badge - as handed out the day the shops closed.
    Signed set of mini-prints
    Secret original Videosyncratic ephemera

    You will be emailed a PDF of the book.

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