Stories from the Vinyl Cafe

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Penguin Canada, 2005 - 233 pages
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I was first introduced to Dave (the main character in the Vinyl Cafe stories) at my daughter's birthday party this summer. As we sat around the campfire roasting marshmallows and making s'mores, we ... Read full review

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Here is a remarkable collection of short stories by a well known and loved Canadian radio broadcaster and author sure to entertain. Very readable, a few of the stories are laugh-out-loud funny; some ... Read full review


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Stuart McLean is a radio broadcaster, humourist and author, best known as the host of the CBC Radio program The Vinyl Café. McLean was educated at Lower Canada College in Montreal and graduated from Sir George Williams University with a B.A. degree in 1971. McLean's books of stories from The Vinyl Cafe have won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour three times. McLean retired in 2004 as a professor at the School of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto. Since 1998, Stuart McLean has taken The Vinyl Cafe on the road to theatres across Canada and the United States. The Vinyl Cafe is broadcast every weekend on CBC Radio and is also heard via satellite radio around the world and on public radio stations in the US, as well as a weekly podcast.

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