I feel like I've lost a friend. Stuart McLean, the host of CBC Radio's The Vinyl Cafe and an award-winning humorist, has died at age 68 after a battle with melanoma. The storyteller was an icon of Canadian radio whose folksy, familiar delivery made him a hit with audiences for more than 20 years. I know I'm not the only Canadian who shed a tear last night when I heard the news.
Here is one of my favourite episodes of The Vinyl Cafe:
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