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Backstage at the Vinyl Cafe
Backstage at the Vinyl Cafe
Apostrophe Podcast Network

Backstage at the Vinyl Cafe welcomes listeners into the warm and comforting world of the Vinyl Cafe. Each episode features stories about Canada’s... more

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Episodes

Trapped - Rat-a-tat-tat & Dave Buys a Coffin

"He was about to climb in—just for a second, just to see…" Poor Dave gets himself into some tight situations in... more

23 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
The Glide - The Greatest Hockey Game Ever Played

“'They tried to stop us,' says the old man. 'But we kept playing.'” More about the joy of winter sports... more

16 Feb 2024 · 55 minutes
Valentine’s Day - Holland

“It was the greatest skate of her life.” Love is in the air today on the pod, with a Dave and... more

09 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
Occupational Hazards - Kenny Wong and the Tank of Tranquility & Tree Planting

“The secret to planting more trees, is to plant more trees.”We have two hilarious Vinyl Cafe stories for you on... more

02 Feb 2024 · 43 minutes
Stories Ahead of Their Time - Toilet Training the Cat & Dave Versus the Flu

"Galway began flushing the toilet again in the autumn…"This week, two Dave and Morley stories that, in hindsight, seem strangely... more

26 Jan 2024 · 55 minutes
Analog Dave - The Phone Message & The Razor’s Edge

"It began simply enough. It began with a phone call." On today’s episode, two stories about technical difficulties. In our first story, Dave attempts... more

19 Jan 2024 · 59 minutes
I Resolve To…

I resolve to organize upstairs. Welcome back for Season 3 of Backstage at the Vinyl Cafe! We’re embracing the spirit of the... more

12 Jan 2024 · 45 minutes
Season 3 - Starting January 12th

A New Year = A New Season of Backstage at the Vinyl Cafe! So join us next week for Episode... more

05 Jan 2024 ·
A Perfect, Imperfect Christmas - Christmas at the Turlingtons’ & Christmas on the Road

“Family and friends, they sure mess up our lives…”For our final episode of this season, two classic Vinyl Cafe Christmas... more

22 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
May Contain Gravel - Rashida & Amir and the Great Gift-Giving & Polly Anderson’s Christmas Party

“Come and get me, copper!” We’ve got to know Dave and Morley’s neighbours well over the years. This week, two stories... more

15 Dec 2023 · 50 minutes
Christmas Presents - Christmas Presents & Christmas in the Narrows

“I was thinking it would be fun if we made presents for each other this year” What’s the best gift you have ever... more

08 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
The Turkey Story - Dave Cooks the Turkey & Dave on the Roof

“Did you take the turkey out of the freezer?” Today is the day Dave Cooks the Turkey! Jess tells us why... more

01 Dec 2023 · 38 minutes
Sounds Like… - Jim & Molly the Cat

“Jim never had any intention of having any pets at all” To be fair to the other household critters (and no,... more

24 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
Doggone It! - Stanley & Arthur Takes the Cake

“You know how loud he snores? Ninety decibels. That’s the equivalent of sleeping beside a pneumatic drill.” This week, two stories... more

17 Nov 2023 · 40 minutes
Remembrance Day

“There’s something about the ghosts who live in the house where you live. Some kind of an inexpressible pull between... more

10 Nov 2023 · 57 minutes
Finding Beauty - Dave and Tommy & Murphy Kruger, Philatelist

“Our daughter is living with a man who takes pictures of roadkill!” We’re dealing with difficult and weighty matters on this... more

03 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
After Dark - Halloween & Fireworks

“Let me state the case for Hallowe’en” The nights are getting longer, the air is getting colder, so this week on... more

27 Oct 2023 · 49 minutes
Niagara Falls

“He was eye level with the falls…” This week on the show, something different. We’re playing one of Stuart McLean’s most... more

20 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
The Truth is Stranger than Fiction - Shirts & Dave Crosses the Border

“That afternoon, in his first true act of citizenship, Dave wore five lacy bras across the border.”  On today’s episode, Stuart... more

13 Oct 2023 · 50 minutes
The Arthur Awards

“When Stuart stepped off his bus and waved goodbye, he thought to himself: 'This guy deserves an award.'”Back by popular demand:... more

06 Oct 2023 · 39 minutes
The Beat and the Backbeat - The Lost Chords

“Dave thought, 'It will never get any better than this. Some people have God, and some people have money, and... more

29 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
We May Not Be Big, But We're Small - World's Smallest Record Store

“He had, intentionally, set his bar low. Really low. And now someone was telling him he wasn’t even big enough to be... more

22 Sep 2023 · 32 minutes
Back to School - School Lunch & Best Things

“Just one day, she wanted one of them to come home and say ‘Gee, lunch was good.’” On today’s episode, two... more

15 Sep 2023 · 48 minutes
There's Something About Mary - Mary Turlington has Lice & Defibrillator

"The best time to share bad news is almost always never.” Welcome back to Season Two of Backstage at the Vinyl Cafe!... more

08 Sep 2023 · 56 minutes
Season 2 - Starting September 8th

Charge your AirPods. Get your dog ready for her walk.  Because we’re back next week with Season 02 of Backstage at... more

01 Sep 2023 · 2 minutes
Bonus Episode: The Long Suffering Story Editor

If you’ve listened to the podcast you’ve heard me talk about Stuart’s Long Suffering Story Editor, Meg Masters. I welcomed... more

04 Aug 2023 · 28 minutes
Bonus Episode: Postcards from Canada - Nelson & Danceland

In today’s bonus episode, two Postcards from Canada.When people think about the Vinyl Cafe, they often think about the concerts... more

30 Jun 2023 · 32 minutes
Bonus Episode: Bloopers

Something special for you for our first bonus episode. From one of my absolute favourite Vinyl Cafe radio shows, from... more

09 Jun 2023 · 19 minutes
Summer - A Letter from Camp & The Waterslide

"This waterslide was the waterslide to end all waterslides” We are taking a break over the summer, so in honour of... more

26 May 2023 · 53 minutes
Is Everybody Here? - Field Trip & A Trip to Quebec

“The Pensionne du Quebec was lit up like a party ship” Sam is apprehensive about Dave signing up to escort the... more

19 May 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
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Bonus Episode: Postcards from Canada - Nelson & Danceland
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In today’s bonus episode, two Postcards from Canada.When people think about the Vinyl Cafe, they often think about the concerts we did... more