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Stuart McLean on his book “Home from the Vinyl Cafe”

The Story

Stuart McLean is in the Midday television studio to talk about his book Home from the Vinyl Café, which has just been awarded the Leacock Award for 1999.  “Tell me a story,” asks host Brent Bambury, and McLean obliges with a personal one that is reminiscent of the adventures of Dave, one of the main characters in his popular Vinyl Café radio series.  Bambury and McLean discuss what makes a story worth telling, writing humour, and how McLean developed the characters Dave, Morley, Stephanie and Sam on the Vinyl Café.

Medium: Television
Program: Midday
Broadcast Date: Apr. 23, 1999
Host: Tina Srebotnjak
Interviewer: Brent Bambury
Guest: Stuart McLean
Duration: 7:04

Did You know?

• Stuart McLean was born April 19, 1948 in Montreal.  He died Feb. 15, 2017, aged 68.




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