Toronto Mike'd Podcast

Toronto Mike'd Podcast

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This Is Your Life, Toronto


TMLX4: Toronto Mike’d #514
Sep 19 • 168 min
Mike chats with listeners and former guests at TMLX4 at Great Lakes Brewery.
Suneel Joshi: Toronto Mike’d #513
Sep 18 • 101 min
Mike chats with sports broadcaster Suneel Joshi about his years at CFRB, CityTV, CFTO, Sportsnet, TSN and CTV Toronto.
Gregor Chisholm: Toronto Mike’d #512
Sep 16 • 94 min
Mike chats with Toronto Star Blue Jays columnist Gregor Chisholm about his career in sports media, the Blue Jays, donairs and STP.
AJ Andrews: Toronto Mike’d #511
Sep 15 • 95 min
Mike chats with Blue Jays writer AJ Andrews about her decision to come out as a transgender woman.
Bif Naked and Michie Mee: Toronto Mike’d #510
Sep 12 • 102 min
Mike catches up with rock goddess Bif Naked before she’s surprised by hip hop pioneer Michie Mee.
Eric Alper: Toronto Mike’d #509
Sep 11 • 67 min
Mike chats with Eric Alper about his career in PR, the stars he’s worked with, his grandfather’s tavern, his daughter’s success and much, much more.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #508
Sep 10 • 150 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
Ellen Roseman: Toronto Mike’d #507
Sep 9 • 104 min
Mike chats with Ellen Roseman about her consumer affairs columns in the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star.
Live From the Party for Marty: Toronto Mike’d #506
Sep 7 • 174 min
Mike records live from the Party for Marty, a gathering at The Opera House to remember Martin Streek. Guests include David Marsden, Alan Cross, Maie Pauts, Craig Venn, Bob Willette, DJ Shawarma, DJ Craig G, Lori-Ann, Walter Venafro, Dani Elwell, Robbie J,…
Breakfast Television Turns 30: Toronto Mike’d #505
Sep 5 • 109 min
Mike is joined by the original on-air crew of Breakfast Television, Ann Rohmer, David Onley, Steve Anthony, John Whaley, and original producer Bud Pierce, as they pay homage to the show 30 years after its initial launch.
Jams for Marty: Toronto Mike’d #504
Sep 2 • 120 min
Mike is joined by Pete Fowler and DJ Craig G as they kick out the jams for Martin Streek.
Lorne Honickman: Toronto Mike’d #503
Aug 30 • 114 min
Mike chats with Lorne Honickman about his years at CityTV, CP24 and 640. There’s also a frank discussion about what ails news today.
Lance Hornby: Toronto Mike’d #502
Aug 28 • 108 min
Mike chats with Toronto Sun sports writer Lance Hornby.
Stu Stone vs. Cam Gordon: Toronto Mike’d #501
Aug 21 • 116 min
Mike plays referee for an epic battle between Stu Stone and Cam Gordon.
Toronto Mike’d #500
Aug 16 • 47 min
Toronto Mike’d reaches a 500 episode milestone!
Scott MacArthur: Toronto Mike’d #499
Aug 14 • 122 min
Mike chats with Scott MacArthur about his years at TSN 1050, his decision to join Sportsnet and host BlueJaysTalk, his battles with depression and his decision to live his life as a proud gay man.
Peter Shurman: Toronto Mike’d #498
Aug 9 • 109 min
Mike chats with Peter Shurman about his career in radio, his years as an MPP, and his current work at Global News Radio 640 Toronto.
Peter Gross: Toronto Mike’d #497
Aug 7 • 100 min
Mike chats with Peter Gross about why he’s no longer at 680 News and what’s next for him.
Dana Levenson: Toronto Mike’d #496
Aug 6 • 113 min
Mike chats with Dana Levenson about why she left CTV Toronto, her two decades at the station, her blended family, her arms and what’s next for her.
Andrew Stoakley: Toronto Mike’d #495
Aug 2 • 113 min
Mike catches up with Andrew Stoakley while they spin some tunes.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #494
Jul 31 • 164 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
Michelle, ma belle
Jul 29 • 15 min
This is for my oldest daughter on her fifteenth birthday.
Chuck D: Toronto Mike’d #493
Jul 26 • 28 min
Mike chats with Public Enemy’s Chuck D about the origins of hip-hop in Toronto, Public Enemy Radio vs. Public Enemy and the Toronto Raptors.
Kevin Frankish Returns: Toronto Mike’d #492
Jul 26 • 110 min
Mike chats with Kevin Frankish about what the hell happened at Breakfast Television, what’s next for him and why he’s been Scooter Kev all summer.
Skye Wallace: Toronto Mike’d #491
Jul 25 • 91 min
Mike chats with Skye Wallace about her critically acclaimed third album, being a Canadian independent musician, and what’s next for her. She also plays live in the Toronto Mike’d studio.
Dave Perkins: Toronto Mike’d #490
Jul 22 • 107 min
Mike enjoys several great stories from Dave Perkins, longtime sports columnist for the Toronto Star. Perk talks about Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown, chatting up Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, his Blue Jays and Olympics memories, his former…
Brian Master: Toronto Mike’d #489
Jul 18 • 96 min
Mike chats with radio vet Brian Master about his fifty years in radio.
Barry Davis Returns: Toronto Mike’d #488
Jul 17 • 106 min
Mike catches up with Barry Davis before Barry kicks out the jams.
Fred Penner Returns: Toronto Mike’d #487
Jul 12 • 83 min
Mike catches up with Fred Penner before Fred kicks out the jams.
Rob Longley: Toronto Mike’d #486
Jul 11 • 112 min
Mike chats with The Toronto Sun’s Rob Longley about his career covering sports in Toronto.
Conor McCreery: Toronto Mike’d #485
Jul 10 • 103 min
Mike chats with Conor McCreery about Kill Shakespeare, writing about the Raps for Raptors HQ, what’s next for the Raps, appearing on Off The Record and so much more.
Gord Martineau: Toronto Mike’d #484
Jul 9 • 86 min
Mike chats with legendary CityTV news anchor Gord Martineau about his years at CityTV, the great personalities he worked with, his cameo in Dirty Work, why he’s no longer on the air and much, much more.
Brad Barker: Toronto Mike’d #483
Jul 4 • 113 min
Mike chats with Brad Barker from The Pursuit of Happiness and JAZZ.FM91.
TMLX3: Toronto Mike’d #482
Jun 28 • 96 min
The sounds from TMLX3, recorded the evening of June 27, 2019 on the Great Lakes Brewery patio.
JJ and Melanie: Toronto Mike’d #481
Jun 26 • 99 min
Mike chats with JJ LaBorde and Melanie Martin about their respective careers in radio, working together at FLOW 93-5, and now podcasting together.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #480
Jun 25 • 151 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
TMI for June 21, 2019
Jun 21 • 18 min
Mike updates everyone on Bob McCown, TMLX3, and more.
Lowest of the Low Return: Toronto Mike’d #479
Jun 19 • 121 min
Mike chats with Ron and Lawrence from Lowest of the Low about Agitpop, their new album, TMLX3 and controversial comments made about them by a member of The Watchmen.
Raptors Championship Parade and Rally #RealTalk
Jun 18 • 40 min
“There are no words. Today was one of the worst days of my life when it should have been one of the best, not just for the shootings, so many other fails by the City of Toronto and MLSE.” That Tweet was sent by Brian this evening so I phoned him up to…
The Best of Toronto Mike’d, Vol. 1
Jun 14 • 120 min
Memorable moments from the first 250 episodes of Toronto Mike’d.
Ben Rayner: Toronto Mike’d #476
Jun 13 • 118 min
Mike chats with Toronto Star music critic Ben Rayner about his career in music journalism and so much more.
Mark Hebscher Returns: Toronto Mike’d #475
Jun 10 • 131 min
Mike chats with Mark Hebscher about Hebsy on Sports, cheering from the pressbox, the Toronto Raptors and George Washington Orton.
David Shoalts Says Goodbye: Toronto Mike’d #474
Jun 7 • 119 min
Mike chats with David Shoalts about his departure from the Globe and Mail. On his way out, David shares his ten best stories from four decades in sports media.
Danny Greaves: Toronto Mike’d #473
Jun 5 • 121 min
Mike chats with Danny Greaves, lead singer and co-founder of The Watchmen, about his career in music.
John Pollock and Wai Ting: Toronto Mike’d #472
May 31 • 132 min
Mike is joined by Milon Talsania as they converse with John Pollock and Wai Ting from POST Wrestling.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #471
May 30 • 157 min
A tribute to Dave “Bookie” Bookman, followed by Mike’s monthly chat with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
Geets Romo: Toronto Mike’d #470
May 28 • 96 min
Mike chats with David Haydu, better known as Geets Romo, about his career in radio, especially his years with Pete Griffin co-hosting the Pete N’ Geets show on CHUM-FM and CFNY.
Bill Brioux Returns: Toronto Mike’d #469
May 27 • 99 min
Mike chats with Bill Brioux about TV before he kicks out the TV themes.
Jess Salgueiro: Toronto Mike’d #468
May 23 • 81 min
Mike chats with actress Jess Salgueiro about her roles on Orphan Black, Workin’ Moms, Letterkenny, The Strain, Saving Hope, Mary Kills People, and her new web series, The Ninth.
Leo Rautins: Toronto Mike’d #467
May 20 • 118 min
Mike chats with the “kid from Keele Street”, Raptors TV analyst and former NBA player Leo Rautins about growing up in Toronto, being an NCAA star, being the first Canadian drafted in the first round of the NBA draft and covering the Toronto Raptors since…
Farley Flex: Toronto Mike’d #466
May 19 • 99 min
Mike chats with Farley Flex about managing Maestro Fresh-Wes, getting Flow 93.5 on the air in Toronto, becoming a judge on Canadian Idol and giving back to his community.
Mark Howard: Toronto Mike’d #465
May 17 • 108 min
Mike chats with producer Mark Howard about his battle with stage four cancer, his new book “Listen Up! Recording Music with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, U2, REM, The Tragically Hip, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Waits…”, working with Daniel Lanois and more.
Maureen Holloway Returns: Toronto Mike’d #464
May 15 • 86 min
Mike chats with CHFI’s Maureen Holloway about what’s new with her before they kick out the jams.
Terry Koshan: Toronto Mike’d #463
May 13 • 103 min
Mike chats with the Toronto Sun’s Terry Koshan about his years covering sports for the Sun, Kawhi’s shot, and the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Master T: Toronto Mike’d #462
May 9 • 109 min
Mike chats with Master T about his years at MuchMusic as a VJ and hosting Xtendamix and Rap City, his post-Much life and work at RX Music.
Jamar McNeil Returns: Toronto Mike’d #461
May 8 • 95 min
Mike catches up with Jamar McNeil from CHUM before he kicks out the jams.
Mike Richards Returns: Toronto Mike’d #460
May 2 • 139 min
Mike catches up with Mike Richards who has plenty to say and announcements to make.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #459
Apr 30 • 154 min
Mike’s monthly chat with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
Gare Joyce Returns: Toronto Mike’d #458
Apr 29 • 126 min
Mike catches up with Gare Joyce who tells ten great stories, including the reason he won’t be heard on Bob McCown’s Prime Time Sports.
Stu Stone Returns: Toronto Mike’d #457
Apr 28 • 134 min
Mike chats with documentary filmmaker Stu Stone about Jack of All Trades, his relationship with Jamie Kennedy, 90s Cancon jams and a thousand other nuggets of nostalgia.
Michael Barclay: Toronto Mike’d #456
Apr 26 • 121 min
Mike chats with author Michael Barclay about his career and The Never-ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip.
All About Gino: Toronto Mike’d #455
Apr 25 • 104 min
Mike lets Elvis ask the questions, and they’re all about the recent Gino Vannelli episode.
Jerry Howarth: Toronto Mike’d #454
Apr 22 • 85 min
Mike chats with the voice of summers past, Jerry Howarth, about his life and Blue Jays baseball.
Gino Vannelli: Toronto Mike’d #453
Apr 19 • 63 min
Mike chats with singer songwriter Gino Vannelli about his career in music.
Murray McLauchlan: Toronto Mike’d #452
Apr 17 • 91 min
Mike chats with singer songwriter Murray McLauchlan about his career in music.
Damien Cox Returns: Toronto Mike’d #451
Apr 15 • 104 min
Mike chats with Damien Cox about why he’s no longer at Sportsnet, what he’s up to these days, and a wild weekend of sports.
Women Who Rock: Toronto Mike’d #450
Apr 12 • 52 min
Mike plays and discusses his ten favourite rock jams by a female vocalist.
Sports Media Roundtable: Toronto Mike’d #449
Apr 8 • 118 min
Mike chats with Mark Hebscher, Brian Gerstein and Milon Talsania about the current state of sports media in Canada.
The Watchmen’s Sammy Kohn: Toronto Mike’d #448
Apr 1 • 151 min
Mike chats with The Watchmen’s Sammy Kohn about the most underrated band in Canadian music history.
Kicking Out the Charity Singles: Toronto Mike’d #447
Mar 30 • 115 min
Mike and Elvis kick out the charity singles.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #446
Mar 28 • 154 min
Mike’s monthly chat with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
Keegan Matheson and Julia Kreuz from Baseball Toronto: Toronto Mike’d #445
Mar 27 • 125 min
Mike chats with Baseball Toronto’s Keegan Matheson and Julia Kreuz about the 2019 Toronto Blue Jays baseball club.
Garvia Bailey: Toronto Mike’d #444
Mar 25 • 121 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Garvia Bailey about co-founding Jazzcast, working for the CBC and JAZZ.FM, raising a teenage daughter and more.
Stephen Fearing: Toronto Mike’d #443
Mar 22 • 157 min
Mike chats with Stephen Fearing about his solo career, years with Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, and Fearing and White before he kicks out the jams.
Michael Grange: Toronto Mike’d #442
Mar 20 • 125 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet’s Michael Grange about his years writing for the Globe and Mail, his work at Sportsnet covering basketball, RJ Barrett, the Toronto Raptors and more.
Ralph Benmergui Returns: Toronto Mike’d #441
Mar 18 • 117 min
Mike catches up with Ralph Benmergui before he kicks out the jams.
Laura Armstrong: Toronto Mike’d #440
Mar 12 • 111 min
Mike chats with The Toronto Star’s Blue Jays beat reporter Laura Armstrong about her career, Vladdy, and more.
Tom Stephen: Toronto Mike’d #439
Mar 7 • 99 min
Mike chats with The Jeff Healey Band’s drummer Tom Stephen about the band, Jeff Healey and his new book, Best Seat in the House.
Jake Gold: Toronto Mike’d #438
Mar 5 • 125 min
Mike chats with Jake Gold about his 18 years managing The Tragically Hip, his six seasons as a judge on Canadian Idol, other musical acts he’s managed and so much more.
Steve Buffery: Toronto Mike’d #437
Mar 4 • 119 min
Mike chats with the Toronto Sun’s Steve Buffery about his decades covering sports for the paper, his love for Etobicoke, and the interesting characters he’s met along the way.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #436
Feb 28 • 150 min
Mike’s monthly chat with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada and what you oughta know.
Ted Woloshyn: Toronto Mike’d #435
Feb 26 • 98 min
Mike chats with Ted Woloshyn about his years at Q107, CFNY, CKFM and CFRB / Newstalk 1010.
Michie Mee: Toronto Mike’d #434
Feb 21 • 82 min
Mike chats with Michie Mee about the roots of Toronto hip-hop, her rap battles, breaking out with Jamaican Funk, Raggadeath, Flow 93.5 and more.
Kick Out the Kick Out the Jams: Toronto Mike’d #433
Feb 15 • 107 min
Mike chats with KOTJ spreadsheet owner Tyler Campbell about Kick Out the Jams episodes of Toronto Mike’d.
Mark Breslin: Toronto Mike’d #432
Feb 11 • 80 min
Mike chats with Yuk-Yuk’s co-founder Mark Breslin about being an older first-time father, the humble beginnings of Yuk-Yuk’s and the many famous comics he has booked.
Caroline Szwed: Toronto Mike’d #431
Feb 8 • 113 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet’s Caroline Szwed about her soccer career, hosting Plays of the Month, Misplays of the Month and Aftermath, and Cash.
Stu Jeffries Returns: Toronto Mike’d #430
Feb 7 • 99 min
Mike catches up with Boom 97.3 morning show host Stu Jeffries before he kicks out the jams.
Kayla-Marie Williams: Toronto Mike’d #429
Feb 5 • 97 min
Mike chats with CP24 reporter and host Kayla-Marie Williams about playing professional volleyball in the Philippines, hosting CP24 Breakfast on weekends and working as a reporter at 299 Queen Street.
Mark Wigmore: Toronto Mike’d #428
Feb 4 • 111 min
Mike chats with radio broadcaster Mark Wigmore about his years at Newstalk 1010, Proud FM, CBC and Jazz FM, and his new podcast, Art at the End of the World.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #427
Jan 31 • 147 min
Mike’s monthly chat with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of media in Canada.
Jeff Simmons: Toronto Mike’d #426
Jan 29 • 98 min
Mike chats with Jeff Simmons about Canadian sports media, why he left the industry, and his dad, Steve Simmons of The Toronto Sun.
Mike Wilner Returns: Toronto Mike’d #425
Jan 28 • 89 min
Mike catches up with Mike Wilner as they talk Vladdy, Jr., Roy Halladay, Richard Griffin, JaysTalk, the broadcast booth, and Domer.
Bif Naked Returns: Toronto Mike’d #424
Jan 21 • 103 min
Mike catches up with rock goddess Bif Naked before playing and discussing her 10 favourite songs of all-time.
Heather Bambrick: Toronto Mike’d #423
Jan 17 • 138 min
Mike chats with jazz musician, broadcaster and voiceover actress Heather Bambrick about Newfoundland, music, the fall of JAZZ.FM91, the rise of JAZZCAST, and more.
Ryan Wolstat: Toronto Mike’d #422
Jan 14 • 106 min
Mike chats with Ryan Wolstat of The Toronto Sun about the Raps, TFC and 90s hip-hop.
Sports Media Roundtable: Toronto Mike’d #421
Jan 11 • 149 min
Mike chats with Mark Hebscher, Brian Gerstein and Milon Talsania about the current state of sports media in Canada.
Tyler Stewart from BNL: Toronto Mike’d #420
Jan 10 • 156 min
Mike chats with Tyler Stewart about a million things Barenaked Ladies related and otherwise.
J Gold Kicks Out the Jams: Toronto Mike’d #419
Jan 10 • 102 min
Mike catches up with Joel Goldberg before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs of all-time.
Ashley Docking: Toronto Mike’d #418
Jan 7 • 95 min
Mike chats with Fan 590 host Ashley Docking about her hall of fame collegiate career, her work on television and radio, the Gruber incident and diversity in Canadian sports media.
Stacey Thompson: Toronto Mike’d #417
Jan 3 • 115 min
Mike chats with radio host Stacey Thompson about being the last voice on 1050 CHUM, working at Flow, The Move and Boom, whether the Breeze is coming and so much more.
Maestro Kicks Out the Jams: Toronto Mike’d #416
Dec 29, 2018 • 70 min
Mike catches up with rapper/producer/actor Maestro Fresh-Wes before he kicks out the jams for episode 4-1-6.
Jaymz Bee: Toronto Mike’d #415
Dec 28, 2018 • 122 min
Mike chats with musician and radio host Jaymz Bee about the Look People, Al Waxman, Ben Kerr, Mr. Dressup, Molly Johnson and JAZZ.FM91.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #414
Dec 27, 2018 • 147 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Festivus Ep: Toronto Mike’d #413
Dec 23, 2018 • 151 min
Mike celebrates Festivus with Elvis and they discuss a cornucopia of topics.
When Dean Blundell Attacks: Toronto Mike’d #412.5
Dec 19, 2018 • 55 min
Mike responds to the podcast Dean Blundell recorded about him.
Christmas Crackers, Vol. 2: Toronto Mike’d #412
Dec 17, 2018 • 126 min
Mike and Ed Conroy present Retrontario Christmas Crackers Vol. 2 featuring Consumers Distributing, Uncle Bobby, A Very Brady Christmas and a tribute to The Voice, Mark Dailey.
Dave Hodge Returns: Toronto Mike’d #411
Dec 13, 2018 • 130 min
Mike chats with legendary broadcaster Dave Hodge about his return to Hockey Night in Canada before he unveils his 100 favourite songs of 2018.
Matt Cauz: Toronto Mike’d #410
Dec 12, 2018 • 107 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Matt Cauz about wine, his years on TSN 1050 radio, his relationship with Macko, podcasting and more.
Ziggy Kicks Out the Jams: Toronto Mike’d #409
Dec 11, 2018 • 138 min
Mike catches up with Ziggy Lorenc and Joel Goldberg before they play and discuss Ziggy’s 10 favourite songs of all-time.
DJ Starting From Scratch: Toronto Mike’d #408
Dec 10, 2018 • 91 min
Mike chats with DJ Starting From Scratch about his tours with Russell Peters and Usher, his time at Flow and Virgin Radio, and what inspired him to become a DJ.
Diversity in Canadian Sports Media: Toronto Mike’d #407
Dec 7, 2018 • 64 min
Mike chats with Sherali Najak, senior producer at Hockey Night in Canada, Sophia Jurksztowicz, co-host of the Jack and Soph podcast, and Scott Moore, former President of Sportsnet and NHL properties for Rogers Communications about diversity in Canadian…
Dan Dunleavy: Toronto Mike’d #406
Dec 6, 2018 • 120 min
Mike chats with Buffalo Sabres play by play announcer Dan Dunleavy about his years on The Fan and calling pxp for every sport you can imagine.
Steven Caldwell: Toronto Mike’d #405
Dec 3, 2018 • 113 min
Mike chats with former TFC captain Steven Caldwell about Scottish bands, playing professional soccer in England, playing for TFC, working at TSN and much, much more.
Jane Stevenson: Toronto Mike’d #404
Dec 1, 2018 • 137 min
Mike chats with The Toronto Sun’s Jane Stevenson about the best, worst and weirdest concerts she’s ever seen and her most memorable interviews with rock stars.
Damien Cox Returns: Toronto Mike’d #403
Nov 29, 2018 • 112 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet’s Damien Cox about why he’s no longer on Prime Time Sports, changes at Hockey Night in Canada, his new book about the ‘92-‘93 Leafs and much more.
Sarah Burke: Toronto Mike’d #402
Nov 28, 2018 • 102 min
Mike chats with radio broadcaster Sarah Burke about her many jobs at SiriusXM and Indie88.
Mark Hebscher Returns: Toronto Mike’d #401
Nov 23, 2018 • 138 min
Mike chats with Mark Hebscher about the success of his podcast Hebsy on Sports, why he’ll never get another MSM gig, Vince Carter, Gibby, Nylander, and Dan Maloney.
Toronto Mike’d #400
Nov 17, 2018 • 100 min
Mike records the 400th episode of Toronto Mike’d.
Tom Wilson: Toronto Mike’d #399
Nov 15, 2018 • 105 min
Mike chats with Tom Wilson about his musical career in Junkhouse, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and LeE HARVeY OsMOND, what he learned about himself six years ago, his autobiography Beautiful Scars, Gord Downie, Neil Young, his love for the Hammer and more.
Lowest of the Low Return: Toronto Mike’d #398
Nov 13, 2018 • 122 min
Lowest of the Low return to discuss Shakespeare My Box and the Canadian music industry before playing live and kicking out the Cancon jams.
Kicking out the Toronto Sports Media: Toronto Mike’d #397
Nov 12, 2018 • 117 min
Milon Talsania from Fast Time Watch and Jewellery Repair drops by to discuss growing up with Toronto sports teams and the sports media professionals who covered them.
Acid Test Return: Toronto Mike’d #396
Nov 9, 2018 • 85 min
Acid Test talk about their current tour before kicking out the jams.
Mike Richard’s Announcement: Toronto Mike’d #395
Nov 8, 2018 • 66 min
Mike Richards has a big announcement to make.
Andy Kim: Toronto Mike’d #394
Nov 6, 2018 • 90 min
Mike chats with Andy Kim about Sugar Sugar, Rock Me Gently, and so much more.
Hockey Fight in Canada: Toronto Mike’d #393
Nov 2, 2018 • 116 min
Mike chats with the Globe and Mail’s David Shoalts about his new book Hockey Fight in Canada.
Rachel Brady and Kristina Rutherford: Toronto Mike’d #392
Oct 30, 2018 • 121 min
Mike chats with the Globe and Mail’s Rachel Brady and Sportsnet’s Kristina Rutherford about being women in sports media, the ever-changing responsibilities of authors and so much more.
Lou Schizas Returns: Toronto Mike’d #391
Oct 29, 2018 • 124 min
Mike chats with Lou Schizas about why he’s no longer on GNR 640 Toronto and what’s next for him. Then, they kick out the jams.
Dani Elwell: Toronto Mike’d #390
Oct 25, 2018 • 118 min
Mike chats with Dani Elwell about her years at CKLN and CKFM, her on-air resignation at CFNY, her time at JAZZ.FM91 and sad departure from the station and what’s next.
Kevin McGran: Toronto Mike’d #389
Oct 22, 2018 • 124 min
Mike chats with Toronto Star sports reporter Kevin McGran about covering the Leafs, the new Toronto Star paywall, the demise of Star Touch, the future of newspapers and more.
Scott Moore Bonus
Oct 19, 2018 • 8 min
This brief clip is from the episode of Hebsy on Sports recorded October 19, 2018. It’s intended as a companion piece to the Scott Moore episode of Toronto Mike’d.
Joe Tilley: Toronto Mike’d #388
Oct 19, 2018 • 74 min
Mike chats with sports broadcaster Joe Tilley about his decades reporting sports for CFTO / CTV Toronto, why he’s no longer there, and much, much more.
Gord Downie: Toronto Mike’d #387
Oct 17, 2018 • 115 min
Mike is joined by Jamie Dew and Tyler Campbell on the anniversary of Gord Downie’s passing.
Jamar McNeil: Toronto Mike’d #386
Oct 16, 2018 • 105 min
Mike chats with new CHUM morning show host Jamar McNeil about his move to Toronto working with Roger Ashby and Marilyn Denis, and the legalization of weed in Canada.
Scott Moore: Toronto Mike’d #385
Oct 16, 2018 • 82 min
Mike chats with outgoing President of Sportsnet and NHL properties for Rogers Communications Scott Moore about everything from Bob Cole to Bob McCown to Strombo.
Moe Berg: Toronto Mike’d #384
Oct 15, 2018 • 92 min
Mike chats with Moe Berg about The Pursuit of Happiness, Love Junk, and being a Canadian rock star.
Mike Zeisberger: Toronto Mike’d #383
Oct 11, 2018 • 116 min
Mike chats with Mike Zeisberger about his many years at the Toronto Sun, those he worked with, stories he covered, his move to NHL.com and realistic expectations for the 2018/19 Toronto Maple Leafs.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #382
Oct 4, 2018 • 140 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Colin James: Toronto Mike’d #381
Sep 27, 2018 • 77 min
Mike chats with Colin James about his 19 albums over 30+ years of making music.
Peter Gross: Toronto Mike’d #380
Sep 25, 2018 • 91 min
Mike chats with Peter Gross about his stints at City TV and 680 as well as his love for fried chicken, horse racing and more.
Humble and Fred Return: Toronto Mike’d #379
Sep 24, 2018 • 113 min
Mike chats with Humble and Fred about why they weren’t renewed at SiriusXM, their move to Funny 820, Fred’s current health woes, Howard’s love life and the future of radio.
THEME-OLOGY 101: Toronto Mike’d #378
Sep 21, 2018 • 121 min
Retrontario presents THEME-OLOGY 101.
Gary Cormier: Toronto Mike’d #377
Sep 19, 2018 • 84 min
Mike chats with Gary Cormier of The Garys about his years promoting concerts in Toronto at the Horseshoe Tavern, The Edge, Larry’s Hideaway and elsewhere, including The Police Picnic.
#TMLX2: Toronto Mike’d #376
Sep 15, 2018 • 53 min
This episode is David Shoalts and Gare Joyce’s stand up sets and Toronto Mike’s speech from #TMLX2 at Great Lakes Brewery on September 12, 2018.
Dani Stover Returns: Toronto Mike’d #375
Sep 13, 2018 • 90 min
Mike chats with BlogTO podcaster Dani Stover about her new gig and what’s happening at indie88 and 102.1 the Edge before kicking out the jams.
Gregory Strong: Toronto Mike’d #374
Sep 7, 2018 • 87 min
Mike chats with The Canadian Press’s Gregory Strong about his experiences as a sports reporter before kicking out the jams.
Dahlia Kurtz: Toronto Mike’d #373
Sep 4, 2018 • 98 min
Mike chats with Dahlia Kurtz about her career on the radio, writing a syndicated column, playing professional table tennis and her father’s landmark lawsuit. Oh yeah, and she also kicks out the jams.
Naqiyah: Toronto Mike’d #372
Sep 4, 2018 • 86 min
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About PayTM Canada* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) before Naqiyah kicks out the jams.
Elvis Returns: Toronto Mike’d #371
Sep 1, 2018 • 105 min
Mike chats with Elvis about the launch of TMDS, the Molly episode, their man date seeing the Toronto Wolfpack and TFC and Elvis’s love of Harry Styles.
Jeff Woods Returns: Toronto Mike’d #370
Aug 30, 2018 • 137 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Jeff Woods about his podcast, his sexuality, his favourite songs of all-time and more.
Cam Gordon Returns: Toronto Mike’d #369
Aug 28, 2018 • 131 min
Mike chats with Twitter Canada’s Cam Gordon about the recent Molly Johnson and Stu Stone episodes and TMLX2 before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs of all-time.
Molly Johnson: Toronto Mike’d #368
Aug 16, 2018 • 71 min
Mike chats with Molly Johnson about the passing of Aretha Franklin, her career as a singer-songwriter, the Kumbaya Festival, the Kensington Market Jazz Festival and more.
Keith Hampshire: Toronto Mike’d #367
Aug 15, 2018 • 100 min
Mike chats with Keith Hampshire about his successful recording career, his work in TV and radio, and most importantly, his performance on OK Blue Jays.
TJ Connors: Toronto Mike’d #366
Aug 11, 2018 • 156 min
Mike chats with 97.7 HTZ-FM’s TJ Connors about his career in radio and his relationship with his father, Scruff Connors.
Buck-a-Beer: Toronto Mike’d #365
Aug 8, 2018 • 34 min
Mike chats with Troy Burtch from Great Lakes Brewery about Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative Party’s decision to lower the price floor to a buck-a-beer in Ontario.
The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Toronto Mike’d #364
Aug 7, 2018 • 82 min
Mike chats with Dr. Gregory Klages about the life of Tom Thomson and the mythology surrounding his death in Algonquin Park in 1917 at the young age of 39.
Jodie’s Jumpsuit: Toronto Mike’d #363
Aug 3, 2018 • 113 min
Mike chats with Crystal Rose b.k.a. Jodie’s Jumpsuit about her tweets before they kick out the jams.
Paulie Morris: Toronto Mike’d #362
Aug 1, 2018 • 134 min
Mike chats with longtime 97.7 HTZ FM music director and radio broadcaster Paulie Morris about the station he helped build, the greats he worked alongside, why he’s no longer at the station, The Tragically Hip and The Boss.
Bill King: Toronto Mike’d #361
Jul 31, 2018 • 109 min
Mike chats with jazz musician Bill King about his career in music, working on the radio, running The Beaches International Jazz Festival and what the heck went wrong at JAZZ.FM91.
Muffy Mouse: Toronto Mike’d #360
Jul 27, 2018 • 95 min
Mike chats with voice actress and puppeteer Nina Keogh about her work at CBC and TVO, especially her performance as Muffy Mouse on Today’s Special.
Stu Stone: Toronto Mike’d #359
Jul 20, 2018 • 139 min
Mike chats with Stu Stone about his roles in Donnie Darko, My Pet Monster, and The Magic School Bus, his work as a professional wrestling manager, his Bob Saget rap song with Jamie Kennedy, and his new documentary film Jack of All Trades.
John Donabie: Toronto Mike’d #358
Jul 19, 2018 • 125 min
Mike chats with John Donabie about his illustrious career in radio working at CKFH, CHUM-FM, Q107, CJCL, CFGM, CFRB, CKFM, CKEY, CISS-FM, Jazz-FM and CIUT, his interviews with John Lennon, attending The Last Waltz and so much more.
Adam Growe Returns: Toronto Mike’d #357
Jul 17, 2018 • 113 min
Mike catches up with Adam Growe before they kick out the jams.
Sports Jams: Toronto Mike’d #356
Jul 9, 2018 • 102 min
Mike and special guest Mark Hebscher play and discuss their favourite sports jams.
Robbie J Returns: Toronto Mike’d #355
Jul 6, 2018 • 128 min
Mike chats with Rob Johnston about his friend Martin Streek who passed away on this date nine years ago. Then, they kick out the jams in his honour.
Greg Brady Returns: Toronto Mike’d #354
Jul 4, 2018 • 128 min
Mike is joined by Hebsy as they chat with Greg Brady about Mike Richards, Three Lions, Pitch Talks, and more before playing and discussing his ten favourite songs of all-time.
Dart Guy: Toronto Mike’d #353
Jun 28, 2018 • 106 min
Mike chats with Dart Guy about how he’s parlaying his 15 minutes of fame into his dream job.
Hebsy Returns: Toronto Mike’d #352
Jun 25, 2018 • 116 min
Mike chats with Mark Hebscher about his new podcast, John Gallagher, Bob McCown, Marty York, TSN stealing his idea for Off The Record, whether he’ll ever record with Jim Tatti again, George Bell, Kelly Gruber, and much, much more.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #351
Jun 21, 2018 • 136 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Twitter’s Cam Gordon: Toronto Mike’d #350
Jun 19, 2018 • 157 min
Mike and Twitter Canada’s Cam Gordon take a frenetic romp through the fields of Toronto pop culture.
Sean Cullen: Toronto Mike’d #349
Jun 14, 2018 • 96 min
Mike chats with Sean Cullen about Corky and the Juice Pigs, his many television appearances and trying to make it in Canadian comedy.
Ann Rohmer: Toronto Mike’d #348
Jun 13, 2018 • 99 min
Mike chats with Ann Rohmer about her career at CityTV and CP24, her two retirements and returns, and the exciting plunge she might soon take.
Jim Slotek: Toronto Mike’d #347
Jun 11, 2018 • 97 min
Mike chats with longtime Toronto Sun entertainment columnist Jim Slotek about working at the paper for over three decades. Jim shares some tremendous stories and updates us on what he’s up to now with his latest venture, Original Cin.
Wolfpack!: Toronto Mike’d #346
Jun 8, 2018 • 65 min
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Toronto Wolfpack Rugby League Football Club* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)
Stephen Brunt Returns: Toronto Mike’d #345
Jun 7, 2018 • 116 min
Mike catches up with Stephen Brunt before they play and discuss Stephen’s ten favourite songs of all-time.
Jay Brody and Roddy Colmer: Toronto Mike’d #344
Jun 6, 2018 • 99 min
Mike chats with Jay Brody and Roddy Colmer about their Sirius XM show The Dumb Show, why they left The Todd Shapiro Show, Roddy’s work with Rebel Emergency and his recent solo effort and Jay’s work at Y108.
Vic Rauter Returns: Toronto Mike’d #343
Jun 4, 2018 • 82 min
Mike catches up with TSN’s Vic Rauter before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs of all-time.
Cover Jams: Toronto Mike’d #342
Jun 1, 2018 • 114 min
Mike catches up with Elvis before they kick out their favourite cover jams.
Dan O’Toole: Toronto Mike’d #341
May 28, 2018 • 158 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Dan O’Toole about leaving TSN for LA, returning like the prodigal son, his relationship with Jay Onrait, and so much more. This is the longest episode in the history of the podcast.
Rusty: Toronto Mike’d #340
May 26, 2018 • 89 min
Mike chats with Ken MacNeil, Scott McCullough and John Sutton of Rusty about 90s Canadian alternative rock, the first three Rusty albums, the breakup, the reformation and the new crowdfunded album.
John Scholes: Toronto Mike’d #339
May 25, 2018 • 86 min
Mike chats with John Scholes about his 19 years at Q107, why he left the station, the end of Andy Frost and Psychedelic Psunday and more.
Stephen LeDrew: Toronto Mike’d #338
May 23, 2018 • 89 min
Mike chats with Stephen LeDrew about his years on CP24, his controversial appearance on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program, his firing from CP24 and what he’s up to now.
Jason Agnew Returns: Toronto Mike’d #337
May 22, 2018 • 100 min
Mike chats with Jason Agnew about what happened at LAW, his new Sunday night wrestling show and all the ads he’s appearing on before they kick out the jams.
Teri Hart: Toronto Mike’d #336
May 17, 2018 • 101 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Teri Hart about her start at CFNY and Q107, her 19 years at The Movie Network, her new role at Rogers Television and her struggles with infertility.
Splash’N Boots Return: Toronto Mike’d #335
May 11, 2018 • 98 min
Mike catches up with Splash’N Boots before they kick out the jams!
Evelyn Macko: Toronto Mike’d #334
May 10, 2018 • 123 min
Mike chats with news broadcaster Evelyn Macko about her years at CFTR, Q107, 640 and 1010.
Sean Fitz-Gerald: Toronto Mike’d #333
May 8, 2018 • 114 min
Mike chats with The Athletic’s Sean Fitz-Gerald about The Athletic and various Toronto sports topics before they play and discuss his favourite songs of all-time.
Jay Onrait: Toronto Mike’d #332
May 4, 2018 • 121 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Jay Onrait about a bunch of stuff before he kicks out the jams.
Bif Naked: Toronto Mike’d #331
May 1, 2018 • 76 min
Mike chats with rock goddess Bif Naked about EVERYTHING.
Ralph Benmergui: Toronto Mike’d #330
Apr 26, 2018 • 77 min
Mike chats with Ralph Benmergui about his years at CKLN, CBC Radio, hosting Midday and Friday Night with Ralph Benmergui! on CBC Television, doing mornings at JAZZ FM and his spirituality.
Matt Elliott: Toronto Mike’d #329
Apr 24, 2018 • 101 min
Mike chats with Matt Elliott about yesterday’s Yonge Street tragedy, his coverage of the Rob Ford years, his work with Metro and what’s next for him.
Acid Test: Toronto Mike’d #328
Apr 20, 2018 • 82 min
Mike chats with Acid Test vocalist Lucy Di Santo and guitarist Steve Fall about their sonic rise in 1992, lengthy hiatus and triumphant return to take care of unfinished business.
Bill Brioux: Toronto Mike’d #327
Apr 17, 2018 • 130 min
Mike chats with Bill Brioux about his years at TV Guide and The Toronto Sun and TV… lots and lots of TV, from Hill Street Blues to Breaking Bad.
Michael Hainsworth: Toronto Mike’d #326
Apr 16, 2018 • 105 min
Mike chats with Michael Hainsworth about why he just quit his mainstream media gig at BNN after 30 years in the business.
Dan Shulman: Toronto Mike’d #325
Apr 13, 2018 • 65 min
Mike chats with Dan Shulman about his years on The Fan, calling Blue Jays games for TSN, the move to ESPN, why he left ESPN Sunday Night Baseball, his return to Blue Jays baseball, his new podcast and more.
Gord Stellick: Toronto Mike’d #324
Apr 11, 2018 • 141 min
Mike chats with Gord Stellick about his years working for Harold Ballard, being the youngest GM in NHL history, his transition to broadcasting, The Fan 1430 and 590 and what he’s up to now.
Richard Crouse: Toronto Mike’d #323
Apr 10, 2018 • 120 min
Mike chats with movie critic Richard Crouse about his years as a bartender, co-hosting Reel to Real, hosting The Richard Crouse Show on 1010, his cancer scare, his love of Elvis Costello, Pop Life on CTV and so much more.
Tara Slone: Toronto Mike’d #322
Apr 5, 2018 • 93 min
Mike chats with Tara Slone about her years with Joydrop, her experience on Rock Star: INXS, co-hosting Rogers Hometown Hockey with Ron MacLean and more.
Al Joynes: Toronto Mike’d #321
Apr 3, 2018 • 104 min
Mike chats with Al Joynes about his two tours of duty at Q107, working mornings at The Rock, and being let go one week ago today.
Making Lemonade: The Job Hunt
Mar 30, 2018 • 36 min
Mike shares personal news and is joined by Head of Customer Success at LinkedIn Canada, Perry Monaco.
Ryan Doyle and Jay Maddog Michaels: Toronto Mike’d #319
Mar 27, 2018 • 136 min
Mike chats with Ryan Doyle and Jay Maddog Michaels about their show The Rush on Newstalk 1010 before they kick out the jams.
Ken Daniels: Toronto Mike’d #318
Mar 23, 2018 • 117 min
Mike chats with Ken Daniels about his years at The Fan, calling Leafs games, working for CBC Sports, working at Hockey Night in Canada, joining Mickey Redmond in the booth calling Detroit Red Wings games and his son Jamie.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #317
Mar 22, 2018 • 123 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Gord Deppe: Toronto Mike’d #316
Mar 21, 2018 • 87 min
Mike chats with The Spoons’ singer and songwriter Gord Deppe.
Guilty Pleasure Jams: Toronto Mike’d #315
Mar 17, 2018 • 126 min
Mike celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Elvis and some guilty pleasure jams.
Darren Dreger: Toronto Mike’d #314
Mar 16, 2018 • 96 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Darren Dreger about his years at Sportsnet and crossing the parking lot to work at TSN.
Tim Langton: Toronto Mike’d #313
Mar 14, 2018 • 104 min
Mike chats with Tim Langton about his years in radio and being the Blue Jays PA Announcer at the dome.
Troy Burtch KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #312
Mar 9, 2018 • 95 min
Mike and Troy play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Dan Speerin: Toronto Mike’d #311
Mar 5, 2018 • 131 min
Mike chats with Dan Speerin about his years as Toronto’s millennial spokesman and the state of podcasting in Canada.
The Horseshoe Tavern: Toronto Mike’d #310
Mar 1, 2018 • 77 min
Mike chats with Horseshoe Tavern historian David McPherson about the history of the legendary Toronto concert venue.
Steve Anthony KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #309
Feb 27, 2018 • 84 min
Mike and Steve Anthony catch up before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Shawn William Clarke KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #308
Feb 25, 2018 • 118 min
Mike and Shawn William Clarke chat about his career in music before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Alan Cross KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #307
Feb 21, 2018 • 107 min
Mike and Alan Cross catch up before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Keegan Matheson KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #306
Feb 12, 2018 • 116 min
Mike chats with Keegan Matheson about his new venture Baseball Toronto, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Colleen Rusholme KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #305
Feb 8, 2018 • 92 min
Mike chats with Colleen Rusholme about her recent marriage, the death of her beloved dog, and what she’s been up to before they play and discuss her ten favourite songs.
Brian Gerstein KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #304
Feb 1, 2018 • 98 min
Mike chats with Property in the Six’s Brian Gerstein about Milos, the Expos and TMI before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Diana Swain: Toronto Mike’d #303
Jan 23, 2018 • 107 min
Mike chats with CBC News’ Senior Investigative journalist Diana Swain about competing for Miss Canada, co-anchoring with her estranged father in Winnipeg, filling in for Peter Mansbridge on The National and her new show, The Investigators with Diana Swain.
Dave Hodge KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #302
Jan 18, 2018 • 106 min
Dave Hodge names his 100 favourite songs of all-time.
Gare Joyce KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #301
Jan 17, 2018 • 106 min
Mike and Gare Joyce chat about his career as a sportswriter, novelist and stand-up comic before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Toronto Mike’d #300
Jan 11, 2018 • 48 min
Mike records the 300th episode of Toronto Mike’d.
Matt Gurney: Toronto Mike’d #299
Jan 10, 2018 • 138 min
Mike chats with Global News Radio 640 Toronto morning show co-host Matt Gurney about his years at the National Post, working with Supriya Dwivedi at 640, recent changes at the station and millennials. Matt also ranks the Star Wars movies and discusses his…
Elliott Price: Toronto Mike’d #298
Jan 5, 2018 • 120 min
Mike chats with Fan 590 morning show co-host Elliott Price about calling Expos games, working in Montreal sports radio, rolling his own and getting the call to move to Toronto.
iLLvibe KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #297
Dec 29, 2017 • 103 min
Mike and iLLvibe catch up before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Ron James: Toronto Mike’d #296
Dec 27, 2017 • 124 min
Mike chats with stand up comedian Ron James about moving to LA, returning home to hone his craft and finding his voice.
Festivus Ep: Toronto Mike’d #295
Dec 23, 2017 • 136 min
Mike celebrates Festivus with Elvis and they discuss a cornucopia of topics.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #294
Dec 19, 2017 • 125 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Retrontario Christmas Crackers: Toronto Mike’d #293
Dec 15, 2017 • 103 min
Mike and Ed Conroy present Retrontario Christmas Crackers Vol. 1 featuring Mark Dailey, Elwy Yost, Heather Conkie, Peter Silverman, TODAY’S SPECIAL, Uncle Bobby, Lynn Griffin, Harry Forbes, Harvey Atkin, The Racoons, Billy Van, Olivia Hussey, Tommy…
Meredith Shaw: Toronto Mike’d #292
Dec 14, 2017 • 102 min
Mike chats with Meredith Shaw about her career in music, on radio on CHUM FM and modelling. Then, Christmas songs are played with passion!
Andy Frost: Toronto Mike’d #291
Dec 12, 2017 • 94 min
Mike chats with Andy Frost about his years at Q107, Psychedelic Psunday, being the PA announcer at Leafs games and his son Morgan being drafted in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft.
Gill Deacon: Toronto Mike’d #290
Dec 7, 2017 • 93 min
Mike chats with Gill Deacon about being in a band, Gord Downie, her broadcasting career, her battle with cancer, her current hosting duties on Here and Now on CBC Radio and her favourite holiday music.
Andy Maize: Toronto Mike’d #289
Dec 4, 2017 • 81 min
Mike chats with Andy Maize of The Skydiggers about the origins of the band, the highlights, the lowlights, Gord Downie and giving back.
Steve Simmons KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #288
Nov 30, 2017 • 137 min
Mike and Steve discuss several topics from The Reporters to The Athletic before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Ed Keenan KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #287
Nov 28, 2017 • 132 min
Mike and Ed discuss yesterday’s Postmedia and Torstar newspaper closures and the demise of the alt-weeklies before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Aaron Bronsteter KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #286
Nov 26, 2017 • 125 min
Mike and Aaron discuss his role as Editor of UFC content and Producer of Talent Relations at TSN before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Alexandra Beaton KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #285
Nov 22, 2017 • 78 min
Mike and Alexandra discuss her acting career before they play and discuss her ten favourite songs.
David Shoalts KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #284
Nov 20, 2017 • 117 min
Mike and David discuss the latest sports media stories before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
John Gallagher: Toronto Mike’d #283
Nov 18, 2017 • 114 min
Mike chats with John Gallagher about his drug use, his unbelievable but true stories, his new book and his father.
Stephen Stanley KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #282
Nov 15, 2017 • 90 min
Mike and Stephen talk about his career with Lowest of the Low and The Stephen Stanley Band before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Paul Romanuk: Toronto Mike’d #281
Nov 15, 2017 • 104 min
Mike chats with Hockey Night in Canada’s Paul Romanuk about his years at TSN, his move to The Team 1050, living in England and his triumphant return to Canada calling games on Hockey Night in Canada for Sportsnet.
Blake Carter: Toronto Mike’d #280
Nov 9, 2017 • 90 min
Mike chats with The Move’s morning show host Blake Carter about her career in radio, the recent format change at The Move, her cosmetic surgery and more.
Brad Fay KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #279
Nov 7, 2017 • 111 min
Mike and Brad talk about his career in sports media and whether he’ll take over Prime Time Sports when Bob McCown retires before they play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Sarah Boesveld KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #278
Nov 1, 2017 • 103 min
Mike and Sarah play and discuss her ten favourite songs.
Elvis: Toronto Mike’d #277
Oct 30, 2017 • 112 min
Mike and Elvis chat about seeing Guns N’ Roses the previous night, the death of Gord Downie and more.
Bob Willette KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #276
Oct 27, 2017 • 85 min
Mike and Bob play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Jarvis KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #275
Oct 25, 2017 • 32 min
Daddy and Jarvis play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Mike Hogan: Toronto Mike’d #274
Oct 23, 2017 • 143 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Mike Hogan about his 18 years at The Fan, his work at TSN, calling Argonaut games, the Argos attendance problem and his personal relationship with Doug Gilmour and The Tragically Hip.
Kayla Grey: Toronto Mike’d #273
Oct 20, 2017 • 104 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Kayla Grey about her role at TSN, why people of colour in sports media shouldn’t give up, Canada’s diversity problem and how the Raptors will do this season.
Gord’s Hallelujah
Oct 19, 2017 • 6 min
Subscribers: If you write me an email, I will send you the clean MP3 of this beautiful Gord Downie song. ~ Mike
Peter Bulut KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #272
Oct 18, 2017 • 86 min
Mike and Peter play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
For Gord
Oct 18, 2017 • 26 min
For Gord Downie
DJ Ron Nelson: Toronto Mike’d #271
Oct 10, 2017 • 95 min
Mike chats with DJ Ron Nelson about his Fantastic Voyage show on CKLN, bringing the first hip-hop shows to Canada, the emergence of Maestro Fresh-Wes and Michie Mee, recording the Dream Warriors album in his home studio, Reggaemania and what he thinks of…
Damien Cox KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #270
Oct 5, 2017 • 119 min
Mike and Damien play and discuss his ten favourite songs. There is also a frank discussion about Damien’s Twitter behavior.
Stephen Brunt: Toronto Mike’d #269
Sep 27, 2017 • 134 min
Mike chats with sports journalist Stephen Brunt about his years at the Globe and Mail, his video essay for the 2010 Olympics, his fallout with Bob McCown, his work with Jeff Blair and much, much more.
Jackie Perez KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #268
Sep 21, 2017 • 97 min
Mike and Jackie play and discuss her ten favourite songs.
Tim Thompson KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #267
Sep 18, 2017 • 109 min
Mike and Tim play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #266
Sep 14, 2017 • 124 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Mike Stafford KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #265
Sep 12, 2017 • 73 min
Mike and Mike play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Lowest of the Low KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #264
Sep 7, 2017 • 87 min
Mike and Lowest of the Low play and discuss their ten favourite songs. Lowest of the Low also perform live and we hear an unreleased re-recorded version of Rosy and Grey.
Splash’N Boots: Toronto Mike’d #263
Sep 6, 2017 • 79 min
Mike chats with Splash’N Boots about the big yellow boot and so much more.
Laura Diakun: Toronto Mike’d #262
Sep 3, 2017 • 109 min
Mike chats with Laura about her years at The Score and TSN and the incredible coincidence that brought them together.
Sophia Jurksztowicz KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #261
Aug 31, 2017 • 98 min
Mike and Sophia play and discuss her ten favourite songs.
Jay Onrait: Toronto Mike’d #260
Aug 30, 2017 • 71 min
Mike chats with Jay about why he left TSN for Fox Sports, what went wrong there, why he’s returned with Dan O’Toole and what the hell happened with that MuchMoreMusic show.
Larry Fedoruk KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #259
Aug 29, 2017 • 84 min
Mike and Larry play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Colin D’Mello: Toronto Mike’d #258
Aug 17, 2017 • 111 min
Mike chats with Colin about growing up in Kuwait, his years at 680 News and CTV.
Ivar Hamilton KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #257
Aug 8, 2017 • 89 min
Mike and Ivar play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Fred Patterson KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #256
Aug 2, 2017 • 91 min
Mike and Fred play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Norm Wilner KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #255
Jul 31, 2017 • 86 min
Mike and Norm play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Larry Fedoruk: Toronto Mike’d #254
Jul 24, 2017 • 92 min
Mike chats with Larry Fedoruk about his years at CFTR, CKFM, CISS and CKTB.
Alex Pierson: Toronto Mike’d #253
Jul 20, 2017 • 90 min
Mike chats with Alex Pierson about her years at City TV and the rise and fall of the Sun News Network.
Elvis KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #252
Jul 15, 2017 • 98 min
Mike and Elvis play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Jim Van Horne KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #251
Jul 13, 2017 • 59 min
Mike and Jim play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Andrew Stoakley KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #250
Jul 10, 2017 • 91 min
Mike and Andrew play and discuss his ten favourite songs.
Michael Hainsworth and Alan Cross: Toronto Mike’d #249
Jul 5, 2017 • 101 min
Mike chats with Michael Hainsworth and Alan Cross about the return of Geeks and Beats, Michael’s career in radio and television, and what’s new with Alan since episode 66.
Ziggy Lorenc: Toronto Mike’d #248
Jun 30, 2017 • 73 min
Mike chats with Ziggy Lorenc about her many years working for Moses at City-TV, MuchMusic and Zoomer.
Siobhan Morris KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #247
Jun 28, 2017 • 67 min
Mike and Siobhan play and discuss her ten favourite songs.
Bob Mackowycz: Toronto Mike’d #246
Jun 23, 2017 • 104 min
Mike chats with Bob Mackowycz, Jr. about his dad, his relationships with Marek and Strombo, his years at Off the Record, CBC Radio 2, TSN 1050, his health struggles and his new podcast with Matthew Cauz.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #245
Jun 22, 2017 • 123 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Fred Penner: Toronto Mike’d #244
Jun 21, 2017 • 45 min
Mike chats with Fred Penner about The Cat Came Back, Fred Penner’s Place, Tipi Tales, Hear the Music and more.
Mike Wilner KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #243
Jun 20, 2017 • 80 min
Mike and Mike Wilner play and discuss Wilner’s ten favourite songs.
Elvis: Toronto Mike’d #242
Jun 17, 2017 • 89 min
Mike catches up with Elvis.
Mark Hebscher KOTJ: Toronto Mike’d #241
Jun 14, 2017 • 81 min
Mike and Mark Hebscher play and discuss Mark’s ten favourite songs.
Hugh Burrill: Toronto Mike’d #240
Jun 5, 2017 • 91 min
Mike chats with The Fan 590 morning show host Hugh Burrill about his years at CityTV, Rogers Sportsnet and The Fan 590.
Joel Goldberg: Toronto Mike’d #239
May 31, 2017 • 97 min
Mike chats with Joel Goldberg a.k.a. J Gold about Something Else on CFMT, producing Toronto Rocks, creating Electric Circus and MushMusic, winning awards for direcing Maestro Fresh-Wes videos and what it’s like working for Moses Znaimer.
Richard Syrett: Toronto Mike’d #238
May 24, 2017 • 84 min
Mike chats with Richard Syrett about The Conspiracy Show, Coast to Coast AM and various conspiracy theories from JFK to 9/11.
Liana K and Steven Kerzner: Toronto Mike’d #237
May 17, 2017 • 100 min
Mike chats with Liana K and Steven Kerzner about Live from Canada – it’s Ed the Sock!, Liana’s Lady Bits, Gamergate, what went wrong at MuchMusic, the Hard Rock Cafe closing and why Canada prefers to eat her own.
Retrontario Kicks Out the Jams!: Toronto Mike’d #236
May 8, 2017 • 75 min
Mike and Ed “Retrontario” Conroy kick out the jams with Delores Clamen, Guido Basso, Roland Parliament, Harry Forbes, Terry Bush, Tommy Ambrose and more.
Stormin’ Norman Rumack: Toronto Mike’d #235
May 3, 2017 • 87 min
Mike chats with former Fan 590 personality Norman Rumack about his years at the station, hammerhead alerts, and his latest projects.
Lou Schizas: Toronto Mike’d #234
May 2, 2017 • 90 min
Mike chats with business analyst Lou Schizas about his years on BNN, AM 640 and how to make money.
Bernard Cowan: Toronto Mike’d #233
Apr 27, 2017 • 55 min
Mike chats with Bernard Cowan’s son Elliott about his father’s esteemed career voicing popular cartoons and Canadian programs and his work as a crusader and founding member of ACTRA.
Howard Berger: Toronto Mike’d #232
Apr 18, 2017 • 144 min
Mike chats with Howard Berger about his 23 years at The Fan 590, the blog he started the day he was fired, and whether he’ll ever work in the MSM again.
Elvis: Toronto Mike’d #231
Apr 14, 2017 • 88 min
Mike catches up with Elvis.
Bill Hayes: Toronto Mike’d #230
Apr 13, 2017 • 76 min
Mike chats with Bill Hayes about his years at 680 CFTR, Mix 99.9, The Fan 590, Q107 and AM640, what it was like working with his brother John Derringer and how proud he is of his son Bryan Hayes.
Chris Murphy from Sloan: Toronto Mike’d #229
Apr 6, 2017 • 98 min
Mike chats with Chris Murphy about his 25 years with Sloan, his new Trans-Canada Highwaymen project and why he lied to us about the word “underwhelmed”.
Brian Williams: Toronto Mike’d #228
Apr 5, 2017 • 90 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Brian Williams about his years at CBC, the 14 Olympic games he covered, the Punch-up in Piestany, calling Blue Jay games and the broadcasters he admired.
Bob McKenzie: Toronto Mike’d #227
Mar 28, 2017 • 86 min
Mike chats with TSN hockey insider Bob McKenzie about his career in sports broadcasting, having a son working for the competition, appearing on Howard Stern, his Bob Cast and when he’ll retire.
Faizal Khamisa: Toronto Mike’d #226
Mar 24, 2017 • 67 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet’s Faizal Khamisa about his battle with cancer, being Muslim, and his career in sports media.
Carly Agro: Toronto Mike’d #225
Mar 17, 2017 • 81 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet’s Carly Agro about her career in sports media, having a twin at CBC and who she sees as the rising stars at Sportsnet.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #224
Mar 13, 2017 • 107 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Barry Davis: Toronto Mike’d #223
Mar 9, 2017 • 56 min
Mike chats with Barry Davis about his years at The Fan, his time at Sportsnet covering the Blue Jays, why he’s no longer there and his Tom Petty tribute band, We Ain’t Petty.
Clint “Bubba” O’Neil: Toronto Mike’d #222
Mar 2, 2017 • 67 min
Mike chats with Clint “Bubba” O’Neil about his years at Sportsnet, working with Hebsy at CHCH, the bankruptcy debacle and being black in Canadian sports media.
Kevin Frankish: Toronto Mike’d #221
Feb 25, 2017 • 75 min
Mike chats with Breakfast Television co-host Kevin Frankish about his years on CKVR and CityTV and what it was like working with Ann Rohmer, Liza Fromer and Dina Pugliese. There’s also a frank discussion about Jennifer Valentyne, CP24 Breakfast and the…
Greg Brady: Toronto Mike’d #220
Feb 23, 2017 • 89 min
Mike chats with The Fan 590 morning show host Greg Brady about being bumped from mornings for Dean Blundell, losing his job and coming all the way back with Elliott Price and Hugh Burrill.
Mike Richards: Toronto Mike’d #219
Feb 21, 2017 • 76 min
Mike chats with sports broadcaster Mike Richards about what happened at TSN Radio 1050 and what exactly Raw Mike Richards will be.
Craig Venn: Toronto Mike’d #218
Feb 16, 2017 • 96 min
Mike chats with Craig Venn about his years at CFNY, being Lobster Boy on the John Derringer show and hosting the morning show at 94.9 The Rock.
Maureen Holloway: Toronto Mike’d #217
Feb 15, 2017 • 66 min
Mike chats with CHFI morning show host Maureen Holloway about her years at 99.9, Q107 and taking over for Erin Davis on 98.1.
Kevin Shea: Toronto Mike’d #216
Feb 8, 2017 • 78 min
Mike chats with Kevin Shea about his years working with “Weird Al” Yankovic and Motley Crue, selling Smells Like Teen Spirit to radio and the legend of Bill Barilko in glorious blue and white detail.
Bob Callahan: Toronto Mike’d #215
Feb 2, 2017 • 65 min
Mike chats with radio deejay Bob Callahan about his years on 680 CFTR and Mix 99.9 and…. well… every Toronto station you can name and why he left it all to become a detective with the Toronto Police Service.
Josh Holliday: Toronto Mike’d #214
Jan 27, 2017 • 112 min
Mike chats with Josh Holliday about his three tours of duty at 102.1 the Edge and his new podcast.
Rod Smith: Toronto Mike’d #213
Jan 16, 2017 • 74 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Rod Smith about his years anchoring SportsDesk / SportsCentre, hosting CFL on TSN and more.
Jesse and Gene: Toronto Mike’d #212
Jan 11, 2017 • 69 min
Mike chats with Jesse Dylan and Gene Valaitis about their years on Toronto radio as Jesse and Gene, what they’ve been up to since and what’s next for the duo.
James Mirtle and Sean Fitz-Gerald: Toronto Mike’d #211
Jan 4, 2017 • 69 min
Mike chats with James Mirtle and Sean Fitz-Gerald about their new roles at The Athletic.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #210
Dec 27, 2016 • 118 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Festivus Ep: Toronto Mike’d #209
Dec 23, 2016 • 95 min
Mike celebrates Festivus with Elvis and they discuss a cornucopia of fun topics.
Denise Donlon: Toronto Mike’d #208
Dec 21, 2016 • 80 min
Mike chats with Denise Donlon about her years at MuchMusic, Sony and the CBC.
Bob Elliott: Toronto Mike’d #207
Dec 18, 2016 • 123 min
Mike chats with legendary baseball writer Bob Elliott about his years covering the Expos and Blue Jays, why he was banned from Bob McCown’s Prime Time Sports, and the future of baseball in Canada.
Stephanie Smyth: Toronto Mike’d #206
Nov 29, 2016 • 67 min
Mike chats with CP24 news anchor Stephanie Smyth about her years at 680, 640 and CP24.
Chris Zelkovich: Toronto Mike’d #205
Nov 22, 2016 • 74 min
Mike chats with sports media critic Chris Zelkovich about his years at The Toronto Star and Yahoo! and the current state of Toronto sports media.
Dwight Drummond: Toronto Mike’d #204
Nov 15, 2016 • 74 min
Mike chats with CBC news anchor Dwight Drummond about his years at City TV and the CBC, being racially profiled by police in 1993 and his cameo in Maestro Fresh-Wes’s Let Your Backbone Slide video.
Sophia Jurksztowicz: Toronto Mike’d #203
Nov 10, 2016 • 107 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet host Sophia Jurksztowicz about her career in sports media, the attractiveness double standard, her various excuses for postponing her visit and much, much more.
Christopher Ward: Toronto Mike’d #202
Oct 31, 2016 • 74 min
Mike chats with former MuchMusic Veejay Christopher Ward about his years on City Limits and MuchMusic, co-writing Black Velvet for Alannah Myles and his recent dive into the Much archives for Is This Live?.
Gino Reda: Toronto Mike’d #201
Oct 28, 2016 • 88 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Gino Reda about his years on Sportsline, TSN and where I can get a Gino Reda mug.
Humble and Fred: Toronto Mike’d #200
Oct 24, 2016 • 110 min
Mike chats with broadcasters Humble Howard Glassman and Fred Patterson about their podcast, the state of radio today and how long they’ll run.
Christine Bentley and Kate Wheeler: Toronto Mike’d #199
Oct 20, 2016 • 92 min
Mike chats with broadcasters Christine Bentley and Kate Wheeler about their years in television news and their new show What She Said.
Joanne Wilder: Toronto Mike’d #198
Oct 18, 2016 • 67 min
Mike chats with Q107 deejay Joanne Wilder about her years at Q, her appearance in Playboy and how it feels getting to play Duran Duran.
Tim Thompson: Toronto Mike’d #197
Oct 11, 2016 • 79 min
Mike chats with Tim Thompson about his innate ability to marry music and sports, his time producing montages for Hockey Night in Canada, his abrupt end at Rogers Hockey, his work with Ron Hawkins from Lowest of the Low and Gord Downie of The Tragically…
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #196
Oct 6, 2016 • 116 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Patty Sullivan: Toronto Mike’d #195
Sep 29, 2016 • 60 min
Mike chats with Patty Sullivan about her years hosting TVOKids and Kids’ CBC and what’s next for her following CBC’s complete rebranding of their pre-school morning show.
Maestro Fresh-Wes: Toronto Mike’d #194
Sep 22, 2016 • 58 min
Mike chats with the Godfather of Canadian hip hop, Maestro Fresh-Wes, about his career in music from Let Your Backbone Slide to I Know Your Mom.
Adam Stiles: Toronto Mike’d #193
Sep 21, 2016 • 85 min
Mike chats with CityNews Meteorologist Adam Stiles about why he came to Canada from America, Toronto’s craft beer scene and the art and science of reporting weather.
Anne Mroczkowski: Toronto Mike’d #192
Sep 13, 2016 • 103 min
Mike chats with Anne Mroczkowski about her decades at CityTV, her relationship with Gord Martineau, her time at Global and how she spends her days now.
Dave Hodge: Toronto Mike’d #191
Sep 7, 2016 • 94 min
Mike chats with TSN’s Dave Hodge about his years at Hockey Night in Canada, the pen flip, his work on TSN’s The Reporters and his hope he’ll never be labelled a homer.
Steve Dangle: Toronto Mike’d #190
Sep 1, 2016 • 92 min
Mike chats with Leafs YouTuber, blogger and podcaster Steve Dangle about how he turned his passion into a MSM career.
Liza Fromer: Toronto Mike’d #189
Aug 12, 2016 • 92 min
Mike chats with Liza Fromer about her years on Breakfast Television, Global’s The Morning Show and so much more.
Caroline Cameron: Toronto Mike’d #188
Aug 4, 2016 • 70 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet broadcaster Caroline Cameron about her move to Vancouver and return to Toronto working the desk at Sportsnet, her appearance on ESPN’s Breakfast at Wimbledon and how she became Canada’s Tennis Queen.
Jackie Redmond: Toronto Mike’d #187
Aug 3, 2016 • 87 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet broadcaster Jackie Redmond about winning a reality show, working at theScore and Sportsnet and her controversial opinion about black holes.
Elvis: Toronto Mike’d #186
Jul 31, 2016 • 109 min
Mike chats with Elvis about episodes he’s missed, seeing Guns N Roses, Helix and The Tragically Hip, TFC vs. Argos, The Simpsons, and more.
12:36: Toronto Mike’d #185
Jul 26, 2016 • 86 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 about the current state of the media in Canada.
Avery Haines: Toronto Mike’d #184
Jul 22, 2016 • 86 min
Mike chats with City journalist Avery Haines about her sister’s musical career, her controversial episode at CTV NewsNet, her years at CityTV and sharing her story of love following the shooting in Orlando.
Edward Keenan: Toronto Mike’d #183
Jul 7, 2016 • 107 min
Mike chats with Toronto Star journalist Edward Keenan about what’s making waves in Toronto this summer.
David Shoalts: Toronto Mike’d #182
Jul 6, 2016 • 115 min
Mike chats with Globe and Mail journalist David Shoalts about the changes at Rogers Hockey and what the heck went wrong.
John Gallagher: Toronto Mike’d #181
Jun 28, 2016 • 78 min
Mike chats with John Gallagher about his years at Q107, CityTV and TSN, how he saved Mark Wahlberg’s life, his time on Zoomer Radio and so much more.
Jim Van Horne: Toronto Mike’d #180
Jun 17, 2016 • 76 min
Mike chats with Jim Van Horne about his years as a jock on 1050 CHUM, being the first on-air hire at TSN, leaving TSN for The Team 1050, his years on Sportsnet, his reinvention as a teacher and his recent battle with bladder cancer.
The CHUM Requiem: Toronto Mike’d #179
Jun 14, 2016 • 109 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott of 12:36 and Ed Conroy of Retrontario about the fall of 1050 CHUM as a Top 40 radio station and the coinciding rise of MuchMusic.
Jay Maddog Michaels: Toronto Mike’d #178
Jun 12, 2016 • 102 min
Mike chats with radio broadcaster Jay Maddog Michaels about why he was fired from Virgin 999, what he thinks of radio today and his recent spot duty at Newstalk 1010.
Jeff Woods: Toronto Mike’d #177
Jun 3, 2016 • 100 min
Mike chats with former Q107 broadcaster Jeff Woods about his life in radio, The Legends of Classic Rock, why Q107 fired him and his new book Radio, Records and Rockstars.
Ingrid Schumacher: Toronto Mike’d #176
Jun 1, 2016 • 76 min
Mike chats with CHUM-FM’s Ingrid Schumacher about her 39 years at the station, what’s changed in the industry, her broadcast the night John Lennon was shot, Ticketmaster and why she loves radio.
Ron Hawkins: Toronto Mike’d #175
May 24, 2016 • 90 min
Mike chats with Lowest of the Low lead singer and songwriter Ron Hawkins about Shakespeare My Butt, success for which you’re unprepared, Gord Downie, the perfect marriage of Peace and Quiet and Tim Thompson’s Maple Leafs montage and much, much more.
Marty York: Toronto Mike’d #174
May 16, 2016 • 108 min
Mike chats with Marty York about his controversial Tweets, his thoughts on sports media in 2016, his career at the Globe and Mail, TSN and Sportsnet and what he’s up to now. He names names and answers everything.
Marc Weisblott: Toronto Mike’d #173
May 11, 2016 • 86 min
Mike chats with Marc Weisblott about his years on the bleeding edge of online journalism, his Toronto email newsletter Twelve Thirty Six and a wide assortment of Toronto-centric tidbits.
KJ: Toronto Mike’d #172
May 7, 2016 • 70 min
Mike chats with boom 973 DJ KJ about his years on 680 CFTR as Kris James, how he ended up on boom and everything in between.
Toronto Mike’d #171
May 3, 2016 • 85 min
Mike chats with Elvis about this and that as Prince brings Elvis to tears.
Steve Simmons: Toronto Mike’d #170
Apr 27, 2016 • 94 min
Mike chats with Toronto Sun columnist Steve Simmons about his years at the Sun, his relationships with Damien Cox, David Shoalts and James Mirtle, his thoughts on analytics in hockey, his Phil Kessel story about hot dogs, how he got Howard Berger fired…
PJ Fresh Phil: Toronto Mike’d #169
Apr 27, 2016 • 88 min
Mike chats with PJ Fresh Phil about his decade on YTV working with the Grogs and Snit and what he’s been up to since.
Vic Rauter: Toronto Mike’d #168
Apr 19, 2016 • 95 min
Mike chats with TSN broadcaster Vic Rauter about his years at TSN, the origin of his “make the final” catch phrase, Ron Burgundy, the many sports he’s called and the unfortunate corporatization of sports media.
Retrontario: Toronto Mike’d #167
Apr 13, 2016 • 82 min
Mike chats with Retrontario about Gord Martineau, Jennifer Peck Valentyne, the Amber Alert, Hammy Hamster, Blinky, Elmer the Safety Elephant, Uncle Bobby, Heather Conkie, Ron Oliver, Sam Taylor, Magic Shadows, Seeing Things and much, much more.
Blind Derek: Toronto Mike’d #166
Apr 7, 2016 • 111 min
Mike chats with radio veteran Blind Derek Welsman about his years at 102.1 the Edge producing the Dean Blundell Show, the jury incident, and landing on his feet at Booom and The Move.
Ron MacLean: Toronto Mike’d #165
Mar 30, 2016 • 81 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Ron MacLean about his years hosting Hockey Night in Canada, working with Don Cherry on Coach’s Corner, his fallout with Gary Bettman and so much more.
Mike Wise: Toronto Mike’d #164
Mar 17, 2016 • 75 min
Mike chats with CBC anchor Mike Wise about his work at the CBC.
Kid Craig: Toronto Mike’d #163
Mar 11, 2016 • 57 min
Mike chats with 102.1 the Edge broadcaster Kid Craig about the origin of his name, his work at The Wolf, CHFI and Virgin 999 and how things are going at the Edge.
Don Landry: Toronto Mike’d #162
Mar 4, 2016 • 92 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Don Landry about his years at The Fan 590 co-hosting with Pat Marsden and Gord Stellick, why I should have Vic Rauter on the podcast and much, much more.
Hazel Mae: Toronto Mike’d #161
Feb 23, 2016 • 37 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet sportscaster Hazel Mae about the Blue Jays, her career in broadcasting, her time in Boston and what it’s like being married to a former Blue Jay.
Liz West: Toronto Mike’d #160
Feb 22, 2016 • 77 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Liz West about her work at ENOW, Canada AM, City TV, CP24, CHCH and her new podcast venture with Mark Hebscher.
Rob Johnston: Toronto Mike’d #159
Feb 17, 2016 • 86 min
Mike chats with Rob Johnston, a man who worked at CFNY 102.1 from 1989 to 2015.
James Duthie: Toronto Mike’d #158
Feb 11, 2016 • 90 min
Mike chats with TSN’s James Duthie about his years at TSN, being recruited by Rogers Sportsnet, whether he’d follow Jay and Dan to the USA, and what he thinks of Rogers Hockey.
Ivar Hamilton: Toronto Mike’d #157
Feb 4, 2016 • 104 min
Mike chats with CFNY’s Ivar Hamilton about his days at the Spirit of Radio, his memories of Martin Streek, how he was responsible for the Bon Jovi banner at the ACC and what he and David Marsden are up to these days.
Mike Richards: Toronto Mike’d #156
Jan 13, 2016 • 108 min
Mike chats with TSN Radio 1050 morning show host Mike Richards about his years on The Fan 590, The Team, Calgary’s FAN 960 and why he chose 1050 over 590. We also discuss TSN Radio ratings, going against Dean Blundell and his battle with rectal cancer.
Barry Taylor: Toronto Mike’d #155
Jan 11, 2016 • 60 min
Mike chats with Barry Taylor about David Bowie, his years on 102.1 the Edge, why he was fired, his work at Y108, his stand-up career and his Raptors podcast.
Emm Gryner: Toronto Mike’d #154
Jan 9, 2016 • 51 min
Mike chats with singer-songwriter Emm Gryner about her work with David Bowie, Chris Hadfield and Trent Severn, her role in One Week, and her song Visiting Hours about my dear friend Mike Kic.
Stu Jeffries: Toronto Mike’d #153
Jan 7, 2016 • 75 min
Mike chats with radio personality and television host Stu Jeffries about Good Rockin’ Tonight, Switchback, Acting Crazy, his work with Colleen Rusholme at Country 95.3 and EZ Rock and his very cool story of rebirh at Boom.
Pete Fowler: Toronto Mike’d #152
Dec 27, 2015 • 81 min
Mike chats with former 102.1 the Edge announcer Pete Fowler about his years at the station, his relationship with Martin Streek, why he left radio to become a cop and his new show, The Lost Indie City.
Christmas Episode: Toronto Mike’d #151
Dec 24, 2015 • 73 min
Mike chats with Elvis about lots of festive things.
David Shoalts and Mark Hebscher: Toronto Mike’d #150
Dec 15, 2015 • 100 min
Mike chats with Globe and Mail writer David Shoalts about Canada’s sports media, particularly Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown, Dean Blundell vs. Mike Richards, perceived bias and Rogers Hockey. Mark Hebscher crashes the party to tell the inside story of…
Jeff Sammut: Toronto Mike’d #149
Dec 11, 2015 • 64 min
Mike chats with Fan 590 host Jeff Sammut about his years at the station, Vito from Woodbridge, those he’s worked closely with and what he thinks about The Fan’s ratings.
Arash Madani: Toronto Mike’d #148
Dec 3, 2015 • 81 min
Mike chats with Sportsnet reporter Arash Madani about the many sporting events he’s covered, including the Olympics, Superbowl, World Series, Masters, US Open tennis, Stanley Cup, NBA finals, Grey Cup and one night in Honduras. We also talk about the…
Toronto Mike’d #147
Dec 2, 2015 • 61 min
Mike chats with his buddy Elvis about Sparks, Price, the Sam Smith concert jinx, comic books and Mike’s power move with the microphones.
Adam Growe: Toronto Mike’d #146
Nov 28, 2015 • 72 min
Mike chats with Cash Cab host Adam Growe about his start in radio, his appearance on Star Search, everything you wanted to know about Cash Cab but were afraid to ask, The Adam Grow Quiz Show and more. Adam also quizzes Mike and you won’t believe what…
Mike Toth: Toronto Mike’d #145
Nov 26, 2015 • 73 min
Mike chats with former TSN, Sportsnet, Fan 590 and Newstalk 1010 host Mike Toth about his career in sports media, his battle with depression, how his business has changed and what he’s learned along the way.
Toronto Mike’d #144
Nov 25, 2015 • 62 min
Mike and Elvis are joined by the guy who hosts the Toronto Mike’d podcast and many important issues of the day are discussed. There’s talk of calendar invitation etiquette, the incoming methadone clinic in the neighbourhood, Elvis’s appearance on Cash…
Ed Keenan: Toronto Mike’d #143
Nov 24, 2015 • 71 min
Mike chats with Toronto Star columnist Edward Keenan about his years writing for Eye Weekly, The Grid and The Toronto Star, Rob Ford, the Stockyards, his Newstalk 1010 radio show, @Norm on Twitter and more.
Norm Wilner: Toronto Mike’d #142
Nov 17, 2015 • 105 min
Mike chats with senior film writer for Now Magazine Norm Wilner about his years at The Toronto Star, his brother Mike, TIFF, Rob Ford, and his podcast, Someone Else’s Movie.
Nelson Millman: Toronto Mike’d #141
Nov 11, 2015 • 75 min
Mike chats with former Fan 590 program director Nelson Millman about what he saw at Canada’s firsts all sports radio station, the people he worked with and who went on to greatness.
Jeff Lumby: Toronto Mike’d #140
Nov 3, 2015 • 62 min
Mike chats with actor Jeff Lumby about his role on The Red Green Show, his voice-over work, and his many radio gigs, including mornings at The Fan 590.
Christina Walkinshaw: Toronto Mike’d #139
Oct 28, 2015 • 68 min
Mike chats with comedian Christina Walkinshaw about how tough it is for comics in Canada, her Comedy Now special, the “show me your tits” heckling incident and her popular Tinder blog.
Adam Ricard: Toronto Mike’d #138
Oct 23, 2015 • 58 min
Mike chats with 102.1 the Edge host Adam Ricard about his decade at the Edge, his feud with Alexisonfire, the Blue Jays, the Casby Awards, job security in radio and lots more.
Kelly Cutrara: Toronto Mike’d #137
Oct 7, 2015 • 74 min
Mike chats with radio host Kelly Cutrara about her years at 102.1 the Edge, Mix 99.9, CFRB, CBC Radio 2, Fresh FM and what she’s up to now.
Mike Wilner: Toronto Mike’d #136
Oct 2, 2015 • 73 min
Mike chats with Blue Jays Radio play-by-play broadcaster and host of BlueJaysTalk Mike Wilner about the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays, whether they care about winning the AL regular season crown, how things have changed in this city and the fun to come.…
Eric Smith: Toronto Mike’d #135
Sep 23, 2015 • 117 min
Mike chats with Rogers’s Raptors guru Eric Smith about his two decades at The Fan 590, why he switched roles with Paul Jones, what he thought of Butch Carter’s criticism, Canada getting screwed in Mexico, his relationship with Drake and much, much more.
Roger Lajoie: Toronto Mike’d #134
Sep 16, 2015 • 65 min
Mike chats with Fan 590 host Roger Lajoie about his lengthy career in radio, his dozens of other gigs, the Prime Time Sports throw-down between Bob McCown and Stephen Brunt, 1050 schadenfreude and Blue Jays fever.
David Alter: Toronto Mike’d #133
Sep 3, 2015 • 74 min
Mike chats with MapleLeafs.com writer David Alter about his years at The Fan 590, Bobcat, Mike Wilner, the Blue Jays and much, much more.
Josie Dye: Toronto Mike’d #132
Aug 11, 2015 • 64 min
Mike chats with 102.1 the Edge host Josie Dye about her years on the air, her butchering of O Canada, her relationships with Martin Streek and Dean Blundell and why Diamond and Dye didn’t work. Also, intense air is cleared.
Chris Johnston: Toronto Mike’d #131
Jul 30, 2015 • 64 min
Mike chats with Chris Johnston, Senior Hockey Writer for Sportsnet, about Phil Kessel, the Shanaplan, Simmons’s hotdog claims, Hockey Night in Canada changes, Tim and Sid, becoming a Friend of Bob and whether Wilner should call John Gibbons Gibby.
Toronto Mike’d #130
Jul 24, 2015 • 62 min
Mike chats with Elvis about the Pan Am Games, Kim Mitchell, Humble and Fred, and a whole lot more.
John Downs: Toronto Mike’d #129
Jul 15, 2015 • 78 min
Mike chats with John Downs about his years in radio at 680 News, AM640 and 1010. We also discuss his recent night in jail, his work with Sun News Network and why he thinks Doug Ford got him canned.
Mocha Frap: Toronto Mike’d #128
Jul 7, 2015 • 61 min
Mike chats with Mocha Frap of Roz and Mocha on 92.5 about his name, his career in radio, his dream job, DJ Clymaxxx, working with Roz Weston, DR. CABBIE, going viral and being a “brown guy”.
Melissa DiMarco: Toronto Mike’d #127
Jun 29, 2015 • 51 min
Mike chats with actress and television host Melissa DiMarco about playing the principal on Degrassi, working with Robin Williams on Death to Smoochy, what she thought of Aubrey Graham before he was Drake and all the awesome people she interviews on Out…
Roger Ashby: Toronto Mike’d #126
Jun 12, 2015 • 34 min
Mike chats with 104.5 CHUM FM morning show host Roger Ashby about his years on 1050 CHUM, his move to FM, his success with Roger, Rick and Marilyn, and how long he’ll run.
Matt Galloway: Toronto Mike’d #125
Jun 9, 2015 • 61 min
Mike chats with CBC Metro Morning host Matt Galloway about how he ended up at the CBC, how Andy Barrie is doing, how Metro Morning is produced, the future of the CBC, the lack of diversity in Toronto talk radio and his favourite cycling trails.
Toronto Mike’d #124
Jun 5, 2015 • 71 min
Mike chats with Elvis about his heart, the PanAm Games, smoking at Go Stations, the Gardiner Expressway and more. Elvis also reviews Dean Blundell and Co. on The Fan 590.
Steve Anthony: Toronto Mike’d #123
May 27, 2015 • 72 min
Mike chats with Steve Anthony about his years on MuchMusic, his work at Breakfast Television and CP24 Breakfast, replacing Pete and Geets on CFNY, his use of cocaine, his broken hip and where Anne Rohmer went for a few months.
Jonah from Toronto Sports Media: Toronto Mike’d #122
May 25, 2015 • 79 min
Mike chats with Jonah from Toronto Sports Media about Toronto’s sports media.
Billie Holiday: Toronto Mike’d #121
May 6, 2015 • 57 min
Mike chats with broadcaster Billie Holiday about getting fired from the Maddog and Billie show, what Maddog said about that, working with Dean Blundell and whether she has any regrets.
Roz Weston: Toronto Mike’d #120
Apr 27, 2015 • 62 min
Mike chats with Roz Weston about his internship at The Howard Stern Show, his gig at ET Canada, his Kiss 92.5 morning show with Mocha and much, much more.
James Mirtle: Toronto Mike’d #119
Apr 22, 2015 • 64 min
Mike chats with Globe and Mail hockey reporter James Mirtle about covering the Leafs, his use of Twitter, analytics in hockey and why he doesn’t ask questions at press conferences.
Dani Stover: Toronto Mike’d #118
Apr 13, 2015 • 78 min
Mike chats with Dani Stover about her years producing the Dean Blundell Show, why she was fired, her battle with depression and her life on the air in Peterborough.
Retrontario: Toronto Mike’d #117
Apr 7, 2015 • 72 min
Mike chats with Retrontario about retro Toronto television from TVOntario to CityTV. We share memories of old ads, jingles, psas and all the nostalgia you can stomach.
Rick Hodge: Toronto Mike’d #116
Mar 27, 2015 • 61 min
Mike chats with Rick Hodge about the Sunday Funnies, why he left Roger, Rick and Marilyn, what happened at EZ Rock and CFRB and we discuss the time I torpedoed him.
Amber Gero: Toronto Mike’d #115
Mar 19, 2015 • 64 min
Mike chats with former Newstalk 1010 reporter Amber Gero about the lack of diversity in Toronto radio.
Jason Barr: Toronto Mike’d #114
Mar 13, 2015 • 43 min
Mike chats with Jason Barr about his years as Danger Boy on Humble and Fred, his decade as co-host of the Dean Blundell Show and his current gig at 97.7 Htz FM.
Mike Stafford: Toronto Mike’d #113
Mar 9, 2015 • 63 min
Mike chats with Mike Stafford about his days at CFNY, CFRB and 640, getting high before his Jeopardy appearance and why he fired Freddie P as his best man.
Mark Hebscher: Toronto Mike’d #112
Feb 27, 2015 • 72 min
Mark Hebscher tells a series of awesome stories. Mike also talks to Hebsy about the David Clarkson trade, Dean Blundell’s new morning show and the Mike Wilner episode.
Toronto Mike’d #111
Feb 18, 2015 • 76 min
Mike and Elvis discuss recent Toronto Mike’d guests, the hiring of Dean Blundell on The Fan 590, the cancellation of Spirit of Radio Sunday on 102.1, anti-vaxxers and more.
Damien Cox: Toronto Mike’d #110
Feb 12, 2015 • 65 min
Mike chats with long-time Toronto Star journalist and Rogers broadcaster Damien Cox about his years at the Star, on The Fan 590 and on TSN and Rogers Hockey.
My Daughter: Toronto Mike’d #109
Feb 7, 2015 • 34 min
Mike chats with his daughter.
Raina Douris: Toronto Mike’d #108
Jan 28, 2015 • 70 min
Mike chats with Indie88 personality Raina about her years at Edge 102 and CBC Radio and everything you wanted to know about Indie88 but were afraid to ask.
Elliotte Friedman: Toronto Mike’d #107
Jan 20, 2015 • 70 min
Mike chats with Elliotte Friedman about his years at The Fan, Headline Sports / The Score, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada and Rogers Hockey. We talk Howard Berger, Damian Goddard, Bobcat, Corsi, Glenn Healy and more.
David Marsden: Toronto Mike’d #106
Jan 15, 2015 • 105 min
Mike chats with broadcasting legend David Marsden about his years as David Mickie, his time at CHUM FM, the Spirit of Radio days at CFNY, his years at Iceberg and The Rock and his latest venture, nythespirit.com.
Maie Pauts: Toronto Mike’d #105
Jan 13, 2015 • 56 min
Mike chats with CFNY 102.1, CHUM FM and Boom 97.3 host Maie Pauts about her career in radio.
Toronto Mike’d #104
Jan 8, 2015 • 63 min
Mike chats with an Australian who recently moved to Toronto about what he really thinks of our city.
George Stroumboulopoulos: Toronto Mike’d #103
Dec 21, 2014 • 110 min
Mike chats with Strombo about his years at The Fan 590, CFNY Edge 102, MuchMusic, CBC and his current gig at Hockey Night in Canada. There are laughs, tears, The Wire references and almost two hours of open and honest dialogue with Canada’s boyfriend.
Scot Turner: Toronto Mike’d #102
Dec 17, 2014 • 63 min
Mike chats with Spirit of Radio Sunday host Scot Turner about his many years on CFNY and Energy 108, what’s next for Spirit of Radio Sunday on Edge 102 and why he keeps changing the spelling of his name.
Siobhan Morris: Toronto Mike’d #101
Dec 15, 2014 • 71 min
Mike chats with NEWSTALK 1010 reporter Siobhan Morris about all things CFRB, her reporter voice, her visit to Fordfest and why she adopted the Red Sox as her team.
Humble and Fred: Toronto Mike’d #100
Dec 9, 2014 • 90 min
Mike chats with Humble and Fred about their 25 years together as they share more Toronto radio stories than you can shake a stick at. In fact, if you work in Toronto radio, we likely talked about you.
Toronto Mike’d #99
Dec 7, 2014 • 90 min
Mike chats with Elvis about Serial, the Pope, the Jays, the redesign and airs a special vintage CFNY Christmas message from David Marsden.
Toronto Mike’d #98
Dec 1, 2014 • 79 min
Mike and Elvis discuss recent guests and current events.
Colleen Rusholme: Toronto Mike’d #97
Nov 27, 2014 • 63 min
Mike chats with GTA radio personality Colleen Rusholme about her life in Toronto radio, my Rick Hodge incident, the irony of Stu Jeffries and more.
Mike Wilner: Toronto Mike’d #96
Nov 14, 2014 • 71 min
Mike chats with Blue Jays broadcaster Mike Wilner about his career in radio, the Cito controversy, whether he’s condescending and arrogant to BlueJaysTalk callers and why and when he’ll block you on Twitter.
Ash from USS: Toronto Mike’d #95
Nov 5, 2014 • 34 min
Mike chats with Ash, lead singer and songwriter for Ubiquitious Synergy Seeker, about the band, the music, Martin Streek and Ash’s restless mind.
Ed the Sock: Toronto Mike’d #94
Oct 29, 2014 • 61 min
Mike chats with Ed the Sock about Jian Ghomeshi and Ford Nation, and Steven Kerzner about the storied career of Ed the Sock on Canadian television.
Toronto Mike’d #93
Oct 27, 2014 • 74 min
Mike and Elvis discuss Jian Ghomeshi, future guests, TFC, the birth of Charles, and call Toronto’s 2014 municipal election.
Maddog: Toronto Mike’d #92
Oct 14, 2014 • 97 min
Mike chats with Jay “Maddog” Michaels about his life in radio, why Billie was fired, Dean Blundell’s trash talking and much, much more.
Toronto Mike’d #91
Sep 19, 2014 • 78 min
Mike and Elvis talk about Scotland’s referendum, Rob Ford’s cancer, the Jays collapse, social media disses and lots of Toronto radio and television changes.
Toronto Mike’d #90
Sep 4, 2014 • 42 min
Mike and Elvis share stories and laughs, chat about Robin Williams and go off on MLSE and some cyclists.
Mark Hebscher: Toronto Mike’d #89
Aug 29, 2014 • 85 min
Mike chats with Mark Hebscher about his years on Global’s Sportsline, his relationship with Jim Tatti, his recent feud with Mike Wilner and more.
Raymi the Minx: Toronto Mike’d #88
Aug 21, 2014 • 65 min
Mike chats with Raymi the Minx about her longtime blog, quest for fame, and how she deals with her haters.
Andrew Walker: Toronto Mike’d #87
Aug 7, 2014 • 60 min
Mike chats with Andrew Walker about his move to The Fan 590, working with Greg Brady, replacing Jim Lang and lots of interesting Toronto sports radio stuff.
Summer Songs: Toronto Mike’d #86
Aug 5, 2014 • 36 min
Mike spins 10 of his all-time favourite summer tunes.
Jeremy Taggart: Toronto Mike’d #85
Jul 18, 2014 • 80 min
Mike chats with Jeremy Taggart about his years drumming for Our Lady Peace, why he left the band, his podcast with Jonathan Torrens, his tryout with the Atlanta Braves and what’s next.
Erin Davis: Toronto Mike’d #84
Jul 9, 2014 • 66 min
Mike chats with Erin Davis about getting fired and re-hired by CHFI, her classic Blue Jays songs, sleeping with the boss and lessons learned along the way.
Toronto Mike’d #83
Jul 4, 2014 • 65 min
Mike chats with Elvis about recent guests, the Muzzin controversy, the birthday beer, Canadian tennis and soccer hopes, and Nonis nonsense.
Martin Streek Tribute: Toronto Mike’d #82
Jun 30, 2014 • 116 min
Mike chats with Alan Cross, David Marsden, Brother Bill, Todd Shapiro, LoriAnn, Fred Patterson and others about the life and death of Martin Streek on the 5th anniversary of his death.
Toronto Mike’d #81
Jun 25, 2014 • 34 min
Mike chats with his wife about their newborn son, Elvis’s beer, the World Cup, and lessons learned.
Fred Patterson: Toronto Mike’d #80
Jun 18, 2014 • 72 min
Mike chats with Freddie P from the Humble and Fred Show about sports, politics, radio and Martin Streek.
Barb DiGuilio: Toronto Mike’d #79
Jun 12, 2014 • 77 min
Mike chats with Toronto radio personality Barb DiGiulio.
Toronto Mike’d #78
May 27, 2014 • 64 min
Mike and Elvis talk about Dean Blundell, cutting the cable cord, death, birth and Mad Men without spoilers.
Toronto Mike’d #77
May 23, 2014 • 60 min
Mike and Elvis talk shoot the shit and hilarity ensues.
Greg Brady: Toronto Mike’d #76
May 14, 2014 • 85 min
Mike and Elvis talk to Greg Brady, morning show host at The Fan 590.
Toronto Mike’d #75
Apr 25, 2014 • 66 min
Mike talks with Elvis about the birth of his son, the death of his friend, Q107, Jeff Marek and more.
Jeff Marek: Toronto Mike’d #74
Apr 4, 2014 • 116 min
Mike chats with Jeff Marek, formerly of Live Audio Wrestling, Leafs Lunch and HNIC radio, and current host of Hockey Central on Sportsnet.
Toronto Mike’d #73
Mar 28, 2014 • 61 min
Mike and Elvis chat about Toronto’s sports teams, Arthur Chu, Mike’s drinking, Elvis’ taste in music and much, much more.
Toronto Mike’d #72
Mar 20, 2014 • 62 min
Mike talks to audio guru Andrew Stoakley about his 88.1 and 102.1 analysis and stories from CFNY.
Down Goes Brown: Toronto Mike’d #71
Mar 13, 2014 • 75 min
Mike talks to Sean McIndoe b.k.a. Down Goes Brown about his blog, his Brian Burke parody Twitter account, the Wendel Clark All Heart video, Bob Cole, Strombo, David Clarkson and how the Leafs will do in the playoffs this season.
Jim Richards: Toronto Mike’d #70
Feb 27, 2014 • 62 min
Mike and Elvis talk about Canada’s hockey dominance, Podcamp, whether Mike is really eating a pizza and veggies, Todd Shapiro, and welcome Jim Richards from NewsTalk 1010.
Jason Agnew: Toronto Mike’d #69
Feb 20, 2014 • 66 min
Mike chats with Jason Agnew about being The Game Show Guru The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling, Sunday Morning Trivia! on Newstalk 1010, The Convenioneers, Splatalot!, the new Tiny Talent Time and much, much more.
Toronto Mike’d #68
Feb 12, 2014 • 62 min
Mike chats with Elvis about recent controversies with episodes featuring Todd Shapiro, Alan Cross and Humble Howard’s girlfriend.
Todd Shapiro: Toronto Mike’d #67
Feb 6, 2014 • 59 min
Mike chats with Todd Shapiro about his days at 102.1 the Edge on the Dean Blundell Show, what the hell happened and his upcoming show on SiriusXM.
Alan Cross: Toronto Mike’d #66
Jan 30, 2014 • 57 min
Mike chats with Alan Cross about his days at CFNY 102.1, the Ongoing History of New Music, Martin Streek, Dean Blundell, Edgefests, Indie88, Courtney Love, the future of terrestrial radio and more.
Jonathan Torrens: Toronto Mike’d #65
Jan 23, 2014 • 58 min
Mike chats with Jonathan Torrens about Street Cents, Jonovision, Trailer Park Boys, Mr. D., and more.
Toronto Mike’d #64
Jan 22, 2014 • 60 min
Mike and Elvis chat about Oscar nominated movies, Canada Goose jackets, Hulkamania in 1987 and Amanda’s breasts.
Toronto Mike’d #63
Jan 21, 2014 • 47 min
Mike gets personal with Amanda about her breast enlargement surgery and imminent wedding proposal.
Toronto Mike’d #62
Jan 14, 2014 • 63 min
Mike and Elvis let their sudden success go straight to their heads.
Bingo Bob Willette: Toronto Mike’d #61
Jan 10, 2014 • 61 min
Mike and Bingo Bob Willette talk about his days at CFNY 102.1 with Bookie, Todd, Jason, Dean Blundell and Martin Streek.
Toronto Mike’d #60
Jan 8, 2014 • 54 min
Mike and Elvis discuss Dean Blundell, Todd Shapiro, the ice storm, the Winter Classic and much, much more.
Toronto Mike’d #59
Dec 13, 2013 • 38 min
Mike plays his 10 favourite Christmas songs and shares a little story about each performance.
Toronto Mike’d #58
Dec 12, 2013 • 30 min
Mike and his wife unveil the name of their unborn son.
Toronto Mike’d #57
Dec 6, 2013 • 45 min
Mike and another Mike almost come to blows (trust me, it’s intense) and commenter Ben tells us why he won’t use a grocery divider.
Your Blog Sucks #10
Nov 26, 2013 • 29 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this 10th week.
Toronto Mike’d #56
Nov 25, 2013 • 29 min
Mike and Rosie talk diapers, peppermint mochas and the latest Toronto news.
Your Blog Sucks #9
Nov 22, 2013 • 33 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this 9th week.
Toronto Mike’d #55
Nov 13, 2013 • 37 min
Mike and Rosie are joined by Pete and talk about Toronto’s best pizza and more.
Toronto Mike’d #54
Nov 4, 2013 • 38 min
Mike and Rosie chat Rob Ford… and more!
Your Blog Sucks #8
Oct 22, 2013 • 31 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this 8th week.
Your Blog Sucks #7
Oct 2, 2013 • 28 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this 7th week.
Toronto Mike’d #53
Oct 1, 2013 • 32 min
Mike and Rosie chat about her work with TIFF, her move to an iPhone and her addiction to B12.
Toronto Mike’d #52
Sep 26, 2013 • 36 min
Mike is joined by Il Duce who spills the beans on what really happened that night, talks about finally abandoning his Blackberry and gives Mike tips on what to see in Italy.
Toronto Mike’d #51
Sep 17, 2013 • 39 min
Mike and Amanda, Humble Howard’s lady friend, talk about her experience dating an older man, what’s next for Humble and Amanda and what happened to Humble’s vasectomy.
Andrew Stoakley: Toronto Mike’d #50
Sep 9, 2013 • 45 min
Mike and Andrew Stoakley talk about the new Indie88 and more.
Toronto Mike’d #49
Aug 26, 2013 • 35 min
Mike and Rosie celebrate a year of podcasting and stroll down memory lane.
Toronto Mike’d #48
Aug 16, 2013 • 31 min
Mike and guest co-host Mike Muzzin discuss Muzzin’s heroic decision to give his father a kidney, their mutual love of The Great One and how close Muzzin was to being invited to Mike’s wedding.
Toronto Mike’d #47
Aug 6, 2013 • 32 min
Mike and Rosie discuss Indie88, Todd Shapiro, Orange is the New Black and Rosie talks about being violated while getting a pedi.
Toronto Mike’d #46
Jul 30, 2013 • 37 min
Mike tells Rosie about his camping trip and Rosie talks about her web travels in search of penis.
Your Blog Sucks #6
Jul 16, 2013 • 32 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this sixth week.
Toronto Mike’d #45
Jul 10, 2013 • 39 min
Rosie and Mike chat about the torrential downpour and Toronto flooding, Mike’s house hunting, Rosie’s renovations, Dave Bolland’s stick and Rosie delivers the speech she wishes she had given at Mike’s wedding.
Toronto Mike’d #44
Jul 3, 2013 • 38 min
Rosie shares her thoughts on the wedding and mourns with Mike the loss of Tony Soprano, Mad Men and Scribbles.
Your Blog Sucks #5
Jul 1, 2013 • 28 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this week.
Toronto Mike’d #43
Jun 23, 2013 • 38 min
Mike and Monica talk about their wedding.
Your Blog Sucks #4
Jun 18, 2013 • 30 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this week.
Toronto Mike’d #42
Jun 12, 2013 • 40 min
Mike and Rosie discuss Mike’s wedding, Rinse’s comment and the TIFF Lightbox.
Your Blog Sucks #3
Jun 11, 2013 • 34 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this week.
iLLvibe: Toronto Mike’d #40
Jun 5, 2013 • 39 min
Mike tells Rosie and iLLvibe about his Manventure with Elvis and iLLvibe calls Mike the whitest guy he’s ever met.
Toronto Mike’d #41
Jun 5, 2013 • 29 min
A touching chat with the mother of a special needs child. There are challenges, frustrations and no limits as a couple quit their jobs, sell their house and move away from Ontario for the love of their daughter.
Toronto Mike’d #39
May 29, 2013 • 32 min
Rose tells Mike a story about a meanie at McDonald’s, they discuss Rob Ford, good series finales and Mad Men.
Your Blog Sucks #2
May 27, 2013 • 28 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this week.
Your Blog Sucks #1
May 23, 2013 • 30 min
Mike and Elvis discuss what sucks this week.
Toronto Mike’d #38
May 22, 2013 • 31 min
Mike and Monica chat about the latest Rob Ford scandal, what makes a Facebook friend and the Leafs collapse.
Toronto Mike’d #37
May 7, 2013 • 50 min
Mike and Rosie chat up Kevin who writes for a movie blog and a Blackberry blog. He tries to convince Rosie to choose the Z10 over the iPhone 5 or Galaxy S4.
Humble Howard: Toronto Mike’d #36
May 1, 2013 • 70 min
Mike welcomes Humble Howard from Humble and Fred to discuss his radio career, his relationship with a much younger woman, whether he’d consider getting remarried and the risks of getting a vasectemy at this point in his life.
Toronto Mike’d #35
Apr 23, 2013 • 39 min
Mike and Rosie chat about Freddie P, Mike’s hair, Craigslist, Portage La Prairie, Rita MacNeil, the Computer Man, the Jays, Leafs, hockey pool, Sevenly, jeans and shrinking chocolate bars.
Freddie P: Toronto Mike’d #34
Apr 18, 2013 • 68 min
Mike welcomes Freddie P from Humble and Fred to discuss his radio career, the state of terrestrial radio today, the future of Humble and Fred, the Leafs and Rob Ford.
Toronto Mike’d #33
Apr 16, 2013 • 47 min
Mike and Rosie chat about Boston, Rehteah, a perceived Italian bias, my brother’s intensity, the casino vote and Rosie’s top ten TV shows of all-time. Rosie even snaps at Mike for suggesting Sex and the City was aimed at a particular gender.
Toronto Mike’d #32
Apr 11, 2013 • 38 min
Brother Ryan joins Mike to go through their top 10 television shows of all—time. It gets rather intense!
Toronto Mike’d #31
Apr 10, 2013 • 48 min
Rosie returns from Florida and special guest Mike Muzzin chats with us about movies, Rob Ford and Kadri.
Toronto Mike’d #30
Apr 2, 2013 • 46 min
Elvis fills in for Rosie and chats with Mike about the Jays, the Leafs, The Wire, Four Christmases and when he realized there was no God.
Toronto Mike’d #29
Mar 25, 2013 • 36 min
Rosie and Mike chat about their favourite documentaries, my home ownership dilemma, breast reduction surgery and the future of watches.
Toronto Mike’d #28
Mar 19, 2013 • 38 min
Rosie and Mike chat about her walking pneumonia, the new pope, Rob Ford, The Simpsons and their favourite comedies.
Toronto Mike’d #27
Mar 13, 2013 • 46 min
With Rosie sick, Mike’s brother Ryan steps in to fill the void. Topics include the Pope, Stompin’ Tom, hockey songs and a few stories Toronto Mike doesn’t want you to hear.
Toronto Mike’d #26
Mar 6, 2013 • 37 min
Rosie and Mike talk about Mike’s trip to Frankfurt, the story of Custom, Toronto one-hit wonders, musical guilty pleasures and the Oscars.
Toronto Mike’d #25
Feb 19, 2013 • 32 min
Rosie and Mike talk about Hazel, Oscar Pistorius, Oscar picks, Monopoly tokens and Mike tells his Alpha Getti Gobbler story.
Toronto Mike’d #24
Feb 12, 2013 • 61 min
Rosie and Mike are joined by Anthony from Palma Pasta who has a funny Toronto Mike story to tell.
Toronto Mike’d #23
Jan 30, 2013 • 41 min
Rosie and Mike talk about the weather… and Rob Ford, Kathleen Wynne, Mike Stafford, favourite comedies, a CFNY Superbowl ad and how to get out of washing your jeans for a very, very long time.
Toronto Mike’d #22
Jan 23, 2013 • 44 min
Rosie and Mike start things off with a frank discussion about the cease and desist letter sent by Brian Burke’s lawyer followed by lighter fare, like the closing of their University McDonald’s, raw food, texting protocol and their mutual love of hot dogs.
Toronto Mike’d #21
Jan 18, 2013 • 44 min
Rosie and Mike are back in a new studio but with the same charm. They talk about recent losses, Girls, lies from Lance, Manti Te’o, the new NHL season and take a trip down memory lane with Chris Sheppard.
Toronto Mike’d #20
Dec 19, 2012 • 65 min
Rosie and Mike are joined by James and Michelle as they talk about the Distillery District, the Ottawa trip, the Newtown tragedy, Bill Carroll, R.A. Dickey and our favourite cereals
Toronto Mike’d #19
Dec 12, 2012 • 67 min
Monkeys, prank calls, Bookie, coffee, the Christmas goose and the rarest of Hallelujahs
Toronto Mike’d #18
Dec 5, 2012 • 67 min
Politics! Religion! Plastic bags! Oh, and Toronto Mike’s Christmas policy, Rosie’s milk contest and the dangers of working from home.
Toronto Mike’d #17
Nov 28, 2012 • 64 min
A typical week in Toronto with the Grey Cup, Rob Ford’s ousting and breasts on display
Toronto Mike’d #16
Nov 21, 2012 • 68 min
It’s just Toronto Mike and Rosie for this one as the two chat as if nobody is listening. If this were Facebook, you’d see Mike likes this.
Toronto Mike’d #15
Nov 19, 2012 • 33 min
Toronto Mike and Rosie are joined by Phil the Friday Intern and chat about Vince Carter, a funny intern story and discuss Mike’s Gemini award
Toronto Mike’d #14
Nov 14, 2012 • 37 min
Toronto Mike and Rosie chat about the Shanahans, the name Gordon and grill Phil the Friday Intern about all things Humble and Fred
Toronto Mike’d #13
Nov 7, 2012 • 35 min
Toronto Mike and Rosie chat about hot dogs stuffed in pizza crust, Raptors, Weezer and welcome Toronto Mike’d theme song composer iLLvibe.
Toronto Mike’d #12
Nov 5, 2012 • 34 min
Toronto Mike tells a funny story about his daughter on LinkedIn and there’s a vibrant discussion about paying for news online.
Toronto Mike’d #11
Oct 31, 2012 • 37 min
Toronto Mike welcomes Sound guru Andrew who worked at CFNY and knows everyone in different ways. But first, Rosie got lost, Mike got carded and the gang discusses the Sandy Hype Machine that is our media.
Toronto Mike’d #10
Oct 29, 2012 • 22 min
This is the miracle show that never should have been, but there’s a Toronto Mike wedding update and talk of City-TV when it was cool.
Toronto Mike’d #9
Oct 24, 2012 • 30 min
Toronto Mike welcomes The Momfessional and chats about phony reality shows while Rosie tells a story about the time Mr. Harris punished Toronto Mike
Toronto Mike’d #8
Oct 22, 2012 • 32 min
Elvis joins Toronto Mike, Rosie and Wix to chat about couriers, smart phones, Google and more
Toronto Mike’d #7
Oct 17, 2012 • 36 min
Toronto Mike talks about the flu shot, SongPop and talk to elvis
Toronto Mike’d #6
Oct 11, 2012 • 28 min
Toronto Mike goes off on the NHL and the gang talks about Humble and Fred and TV
Toronto Mike’d #5
Oct 10, 2012 • 26 min
Can you say regression therapy? The gang talks CFNY and about Martin Streek.
Toronto Mike’d #4
Sep 27, 2012 • 25 min
In this emotional episode, Toronto Mike reveals all… you don’t want to miss it.
Toronto Mike’d #3
Sep 26, 2012 • 27 min
Toronto Mike and Rosie talk about his Irish cardigan sweater, Sam the Record Man and tv shows they’re digging
Toronto Mike’d #2
Sep 5, 2012 • 36 min
Toronto Mike and Rosie chat about early feedback and awesome concerts
Toronto Mike’d #1
Aug 29, 2012 • 35 min
Toronto Mike and Rosie chat about Twitter spoilers, the elderly and technology and what the podcast is and is not