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Vinyl Cafe Stories

 

Vinyl Cafe Stories

The stories and misadventures of Dave, the owner of the "Vinyl Cafe", the world's smallest record store, where the motto is "We may not be big, but we're small."

Updated: Saturdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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Episode 8: Gwen

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:31]

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#DoesItFart? Scientists ask which animals pass gas

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"Love" – December 30th, 2016

This week we have two stories about love. In the first half of the show, we go back to the early days of Dave and Morley's relationship. In the second half, it's a story about Dave and his son Sam.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:59]


"Turkeys" – December 23rd, 2016

This week we have two stories about turkeys. In the first half of the show, Dave decides he should not only cook the turkey, he should raise it. In the second half, “Dave Cooks the Turkey” - the very first Vinyl Cafe Christmas story.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:19]


"Christmas in the Narrows" – December 16th, 2016

This week we have two stories about Christmas in Dave’s hometown. In the first half of the show, it’s the Big Narrows Christmas parade. In the second half, the family drives to Cape Breton for Christmas.

Download "Christmas in the Narrows" – December 16th, 2016
[mp3 file: runs 00:46:07]


"Dave and Morley’s Gifts" – December 9th, 2016

This week we have two stories about Dave buying gifts for Morley. In the first half of the show, we hear about their first Christmas together. In the second half, Morley asks for a White Christmas, and Dave promises her just that.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:50]


"Christmas in the Neighbourhood"– December 2nd, 2016

This week we have two stories about Christmas in Dave’s neighbourhood. In the first half of the show, it’s Christmas with Rasheeda and Ahmeer. In the second half, it’s Polly Anderson’s Christmas Party.

Download "Christmas in the Neighbourhood"– December 2nd, 2016
[mp3 file: runs 00:47:12]


"Getting Caught in a Lie" – November 25th, 2016

This week we have two stories about getting caught in a lie. In the first half of the show, Dave and Morley get caught playing hooky. In the second half, Dave lies to his neighbourhood nemesis Mary Turlington.

Download "Getting Caught in a Lie" – November 25th, 2016
[mp3 file: runs 00:35:14]


"Renovations" – November 18th, 2016

This week we have two stories about renovations. In the first half of the show, it’s Dave and Morley renovating. In the second half, it’s the neighbours who renovate.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:17]


"Remembrance" – November 11th, 2016

This week we have two stories about remembrance. In the first half of the show, Dave remembers miners from Springhill, Nova Scotia. In the second half, he discovers a postcard that leads him back to the First World War.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:51]


"Getting Older" – November 4th, 2016

This week we have two stories about getting older. In the first half of the show, a story about Eugene and Maria Conte. In the second half, we meet an aging friend of Dave’s mother.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:11]


"Love" – October 28th, 2016

This week we have two stories about love. In the first half of the show, it’s Sam who is smitten. In the second half, a story about how difficult it is when the love of your life passes away.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:14]


"Dave’s Hypochondria" – October 21st, 2016

This week we have two stories about Dave’s hypochondria. In the first half of the show, Dave swallows a fly. In the second half, he goes to visit a friend in the hospital.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:42:30]


"Secret Desires" – October 14th, 2016

This week we have two stories about secret desire. In the first half of the show, it’s Sam who is pining and hiding magazines under his mattress. In the second half, it’s Sam’s neighbour Eugene who is sneaking around.

Download "Secret Desires" – October 14th, 2016
[mp3 file: runs 00:47:50]


"Truth and Belief" – October 7th, 2016

This week we have two stories about truth and belief. In the first half of the show, a story about a lottery ticket. In the second half, a story about something miraculous in the night sky.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:32]


"Competition" - September 30th, 2016

This week we have two stories about competition. In the first half of the show, it's Dave and a competing record store. In the second half, Mary Turlington makes gardening a competitive sport.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:46]


"Trips" - September 23rd, 2016

This week we have two stories about trips. In the first story, Dave and Sam take a road trip. In the second, Dave and his buddies go fishing.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:08]


"The Waterslide" - September 16th, 2016

Sam and his pal Murphy turn Dave's backyard into the neighbourhood waterpark - complete with a two-storey waterslide.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:23]


"The First Day of School" - September 9th, 2016

Morley makes a gruesome discovery while preparing for the first day of school.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:16]


"Hudson" - September 2nd, 2016

Join Stuart McLean from the Hudson Village Theatre. 148 people stuffed into an old railway station, turned into a theatre. Originally broadcast: September 12th, 2014

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


"Sam’s Predictions" – August 26th, 2016

When Sam’s predictions start coming true, he starts to believe that he has a special gift.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:36:08]


"The Great Outdoors" - August 19th, 2016

We have two stories on the show this week. In the first story Dave and Morley go on a canoe trip. In the second, Stephanie gets a job as a tree planter.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:31]


"Sam’s First Job" - August 12th, 2016

This week on the show: two stories about growing up. In the first story, Sam and his friend Murphy travel by themselves. In the second story, Sam gets his first job.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:27]


"Dave Gives the Dog a Personality Test" - August 5th, 2016

Worried that the family dog, Arthur, is being overindulged, Dave attempts to impose a new animal protocol on the household, which includes making Arthur sleep outdoors.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:14]


"Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe"– July 29th, 2016

Ever imagine what Stuart’s stories would sound like as songs? Well, wonder no longer. Today on the show our pals The Peptides celebrate The Vinyl Cafe in song. Stuart tells SEVEN stories (the crib note versions) and The Peptides play the songs that they w

Download "Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe"– July 29th, 2016
[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


"Dave Buys a Coffin" – July 22nd, 2016

Dave attends a friend’s funeral and it gets him thinking about his own funeral.

Download "Dave Buys a Coffin" – July 22nd, 2016
[mp3 file: runs 00:32:54]