Vinyl Cafe Stories from CBC Radio
Summary: CBC Radio presents 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." The show also features Dave's wife, Morley, their two children, Sam and Stephanie and assorted friends and neighbours.
Today on the show Stuart tells us why he thinks writing letters is important.
Dave's hypochondria reaches new heights when his entire family gets the flu.
Sam gets a job working for Mr. Harmon at Harmon's Fine Foods. In addition to learning about food, Sam also learns about his new boss. Originally aired: February 4th, 2012
Today on the show - in time for Oscar weekend - The Vinyl Cafe pays tribute to cinema. We feature music from the world of movies and we have a story about a summer afternoon when Sam and his pal Murphy sneak into the cinema. Originally broadcast: July 28t
Dave's neighbour, Jim Scofield, tells Dave about the greatest toboggan run of all time.
Dave is aching to try his neighbour Ted Anderson's new, expensive racing bike. Determined to discover the joys of riding an Italian racing bike, Dave hoists himself onto Ted's treasured Pinarello - even though it is strapped to the roof of Ted's car.
Today on the show we have two stories about the wonderful world of wild things. In the first story Dave worries that the family dog, Arthur, is being overindulged and Dave makes Arthur sleep outdoors. In the second story Dave’s neighbour Jim struggles wi
Dave goes to the hospital to visit a friend. In an effort to raise his friend's spirits, he puts on one of the hospital gowns and hides his clothing on a cart of supplies.
Morley is asked to house sit for the new, young couple in the neighbourhood. She is amazed by their newly renovated modern home...so amazed that she slowly starts spending more and more time at the house each night.
Dave tries to quit smoking and ends up walking hundreds of kilometres along the Trans-Canada highway.
Dave and the family head to Stephanie's boyfriend's house for Christmas dinner.
Dave is supposed to cook the Christmas turkey but can't get the stove to work. He ends up at a hotel, hoping the kitchen can cook it for him.
Morley decides that the family should embrace the spirit of Christmas by making presents for one another.
Dave saves up his money all year long to buy Christmas gifts for his family and he ends up buying a gift for himself instead. Originally broadcast December 24th, 2011
Dave tells his son Sam about something that happened years ago at Christmas time; something that Dave still feels bad about. Originally broadcast December 26th, 2012
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