Stuart McLean, host of ‘The Vinyl Cafe,’ dead at 68

Canadian humorist and radio host Stuart McLean died on Wednesday after a battle with melanoma. He was 68. McLean hosted the The Vinyl Cafe, which originated on Canadian radio, but soon made its way onto MPBN. Perhaps by proximity, Mainers enjoyed with the uniquely Canadian stories. His programs often included stories about “Dave and Morley,” […]

Maine’s own Noel Paul Stookey records parody of “Unforgettable” for Trump, dubbed “Impeachable”

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Noel Paul Stookey: one-third of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, accomplished songwriter, longtime Maine resident, and now, YouTube parodist. Stookey, never shy about his political beliefs, yesterday released a video of himself performing a parody of the classic ballad “Unforgettable,” retitled “Impeachable” and dedicated to — who else? — President Donald Trump. Citing, […]

Maine “sea monster” the subject of recent post on science magazine’s website

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  A recent feature in coastal science publication Hakai Magazine uses an example from Maine to illustrate how scientists relied on fisherman in the 19th century. We love sea monsters here at #Maine, so we thought we’d share this post with you. Hakai’s Rachel Fritts writes about a Maine fisherman’s encounter with a “marine monster”: Poor […]