Vinyl Cafe Stories from CBC Radio: Episodes

Stephanie reluctantly brings her father, Dave, along with her on a yoga retreat.
Originally broadcast: April 27th, 2013
Sam's friend Murphy realizes he doesn't have a signature - doesn't, in fact, know how to write in cursive. So he sets off to create the perfect signature.
After Dave's childhood baseball coach, Art Gillepsie, passes away, Dave receives a letter from his widow telling him about how love lingers on, even after you think it is gone.
Originally broadcast: February 13th, 2010
Stuart tells a story about a forgotten game of hockey that many in Dave’s hometown of Big Narrows, Cape Breton consider to be the greatest game of hockey ever played.
Originally broadcast: February 15th, 2014
After seeing an advertisement for a mail-order educational program, Sam decides that he is gifted and embarks on an onerous course of self-improvement.
When Dave’s entire family and neighbourhood get the flu, Dave’s hypochondria reaches new heights.
Originally broadcast: March 17th, 2013
On a snowy winter weekend, Dave’s neighbour Jim Scofield tells him about the greatest toboggan run of all time.
Originally broadcast: February 17th, 2013
Today on the show we’re talking about, well, talking. Stuart tells us about his pronunciation problems, we have a story exchange about language, and we have a story about Dave and public speaking.
We’re talking about resolutions today on the show, including the time that Stuart resolved to drink the mythical 8 cups of water a day.
Join host Stuart McLean and special musical guest Chic Gamine from Kitchener, Ontario for the Vinyl Cafe's annual Christmas Concert.
Dave is supposed to cook the Christmas turkey but he can’t get the stove to work. He ends up at a hotel, hoping the kitchen can cook it for him.
Morley is asked to direct the holiday pageant at Sam’s school. Dave agrees to help with the sound system.
Mary Turlington and Polly Anderson both decide to host neighbourhood Christmas parties on the same day in December.
Originally broadcast: December 28th, 2013
Dave and the family spend Christmas dinner at Stephanie's boyfriend's house.
Originally broadcast: December 28th, 2012
As this year's Vinyl Cafe Christmas tour begins, we spend today’s show catching up with guests from previous Christmas tours.
Dave and Morley are going away for the weekend and Sam tries to convince them that he is old enough to stay home alone.
Stuart tells the life story of his friend, Holocaust survivor David Kilberg.
Originally broadcast: November 10th, 2012
Dave receives a call in the middle of the night with news that the town hall in his hometown of Big Narrows has been hit by lightning.

As the hall burns, Dave tells Sam and Morley stories about how the Big Narrows community joined together to build it
When Arthur gets sick, Dave and Sam pick up Stephanie from school and bring her home to see the dog. On the drive, Dave tells the kids stories about the first dog he knew and loved in his childhood: Scout.
As another gardening season comes to an end, Morley remembers some of her favourite gardening moments.
Originally broadcast: November 25th, 2012
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