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Vulcan Video Closes
Multiple staff members confirm end of beloved rental store
" it joins other lost independent video stores like Pedazo Chunk, Encore, and the Movie Store on Guadalupe...."

April 7, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVD Watch
Thai director Pen-ek Ratanruang goes bang with a 'Headshot'
"...Asian cinema at long-gone S. 1st St. video heaven Pedazo Chunk...."

Oct. 9, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Emily Hagins So Does Not Suck!
Emily Hagins secures distro deal with MPI Media
"...back in the heyday of South Austin video store Pedazo Chunk (which was, at the time, run by Dannie..."

Oct. 19, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Harry Knowles, Pedazo Chunk, and the Independent Video Store
Harry on indie video stores
"...the one we miss the most has to be Pedazo Chunk, which opened in 2001 in a tiny (and..."

Jan. 18, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

A Republic of Indie in a Netflix Nation
How Austin's homegrown video stores are faring against the big red giant
"...Videoasis, Video Barn, and dearly missed South Austin hangout Pedazo Chunk, the latter of which was owned by Danni..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Film News
Austin picks up a 'Hitcher'; Linklater's Cannes deux attitude; and the rest
" taking up some of the slack left by Pedazo Chunk's closing. Tao is a one-stop store for the..."

May 5, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Film News
Big 'Lights,' small screen; the Pod squad; and congrats and condolences
" of the coolest DVD rental spots in town, Pedazo Chunk, which closed its doors this past weekend after..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

True Today
Randy 'Biscuit' Turner's final interview
"...for years, I'm told). I suggested that the eclectic Pedazo Chunk Video store on South First might be just..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Austin remembers Randy 'Biscuit' Turner, whose sudden death shocks and saddens the city
" opening Friday evening at South First video store Pedazo Chunk became instead his wake when the flamboyant local..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Making Biscuit
Punk icon Randy "Biscuit" Turner serves art 24/7
"...Aug. 19, 6-10pm and Saturday, Aug. 20, 2-7pm at Pedazo Chunk, 2009 S. First. 441-3505...."

Aug. 19, 2005 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Flicks & Friends
Thursday, November 18
"...a proposed bimonthly Flicks and Friends Happy Hour at Pedazo Chunk Video (2209 S. First). "Cinemaker Co-op used to..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Pedazo Chunk's Halloween Party
Friday, Oct. 29
"...gibbous moons that Dannie and Jose Ramirez over at Pedazo Chunk Video had the forethought to get you out..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Jim Munroe
"...Jim MunroeMonkeyWrench Books, Pedazo Chunk, Nov. 1..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...through Election Day. Local participants include I Luv Video, Pedazo Chunk Video, TapeLenders Video, Waterloo Records & Video, and..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Best Region-Free, Ginseng-Fueled Neighborhood Hangout/Video Store Expansion
Pedazo Chunk Video International Headquarters
"...Dannie Knowles and Jose Ramirez over at the all-new-and-greatly-improved Pedazo Chunk have increased their size by 2,500 square feet..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Best of Austin Feature

Short Cuts
Addressing Jerm Pollet, Owen Egerton, and John Erler's 'Sinus' problems; plus, 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Tron' Suit Guy
"...the air in glee. Ain't It Cool News and Pedazo Chunk Video teamed up with the film's make-up artists..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
Kat Candler can't be stopped, Robert Burns will live forever, Pedazo Chunk chips in free beer and films, and Steve Mims loves L.A.
"...Chunk King Express Dept.: We've already clued you in to..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
Party at Pedazo, Access granted awards, and 'Dear Pillow' living the dream: Read all about it all!
"...Chunk Funk Redux Dept.: If your busy summer social schedule..."

July 2, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
South Austin hip video store Pedazo Chunk celebrates its third anniversary with a new store, and it's time to get soused again with the Drunk Film Festival version 3.0
"...ago we mentioned that eensy-weensy South Austin video store Pedazo Chunk would soon be moving from its previous location..."

June 25, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
South Austin's best-kept video-store secret might not be such a secret for much longer
"...It's the Chunkiest Dept.: The word on the street is that South..."

April 23, 2004 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
Gundam toy animé.
"...crop of animé arriving in Region 3 DVDs at Pedazo Chunk. This one is strictly for the fans...."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Best Reason to Buy an All-Region DVD Player
Pedazo Chunk International HQ
"...Upstart Pedazo Chunk – run by Dannie Knowles (webgod Harry's li'l..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

They See Dead People, Too
The story of a young blind woman who undergoes a corneal transplant and begins to see visions of the dead, The Eye may sound familiar to fans of The Sixth Sense, but the Pangs' film is a far more creepy affair than M. Night Shyamalan's crowd-pleaser.
"...up on all the import Asian horror films that Pedazo Chunk video specializes in, something I'd been meaning to..."

June 27, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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