The Irrelevant Show

Stuart McLean makes even Vancouver's most infuriating indignities sound charming and delightful

Stuart McLean is helping Vancouverites feel better about their city. Whether they’re sick of rain, traffic, rain, housing prices or rain, Canada’s most beloved storyteller has turned these Vancouver pet peeves into tales imbued with wonder and charm.
A man reaches to pull up the hood on a poncho as he and a child ride a tandem bike along the Stanley Park seawall during a rain storm in Vancouver on Aug. 29, 2015. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)
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Stuart McLean is helping Vancouverites feel better about their city. Whether they're sick of rain, traffic, rain, housing prices or rain, Canada's most beloved storyteller has turned these Vancouver pet peeves into tales imbued with wonder and charm.

Ten minutes into the Grouse Grind, Jonathan was wheezing like Parson McManus that time he ran the three-legged race with Gussy Carmichael... - Stuart McLean's Vancouver

The album is quite short as everyone in Vancouver had to bail early.