Toronto Mike'd Podcast Episode 113: Mike Stafford

Toronto Mike'd Podcast Episode 113In this 113th episode, Mike Stafford talks about his days at CFNY, CFRB and 640, getting high before his Jeopardy appearance and why he fired Freddie P as his best man. This episode is exactly 1:03:40.

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Liz

I know what I'll be listening to while running along the lake this afternoon! Looking forward to being outside and listening to what I know will be an excellent conversation.

March 9, 2015 @ 12:48 PM

Liz

Why the fuck am I getting emotional as Mike's talking about Freddie P? Jesus, I love Mike Stafford.

March 9, 2015 @ 1:25 PM

McNulty

You called it Episode 112 in your intro!

March 9, 2015 @ 1:29 PM

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@McNulty

My bad! My notes were wrong!

It's definitely episode 113...

March 9, 2015 @ 2:06 PM

McNulty

You just have too many episodes to keep track of!

March 9, 2015 @ 2:10 PM

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@McNulty

I need an unpaid intern!

March 9, 2015 @ 2:11 PM

Argie

@Mike
Nice job! I've always been a big fan of Stafford and he didn't disappoint. Seems like a genuinely nice guy - without any ego. A rarity considering his talent.

March 9, 2015 @ 2:28 PM

Dubya

Great Listen

March 9, 2015 @ 3:11 PM

Stafford

Thanks Mike, for the hospitality and getting some stuff out about my exit from The Spirit.
Sorry about the dry throat....four hour morning show killed me.

March 9, 2015 @ 3:28 PM

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@Stafford

I'm the shitty host who should have paused the recording to get you a glass of water.

You were awesome.

March 9, 2015 @ 3:57 PM

Stafford

Thanks Mike.....and three hours later, the man responsible for75% of Simpsons laughs dies. RIP Sam Simon.

March 9, 2015 @ 4:03 PM

Lyle Lanley

Fantastic episode. Stafford was a great guest.

March 9, 2015 @ 5:15 PM

Matthew

Fantastic interview. Mike Stafford is an amazing host and the best we have in the GTA.

March 9, 2015 @ 5:36 PM

Remmuh

That was very moving and introspective, especially back to the cfny days, where I frankly don't remember him at all. The on-air talent, Pete & Geets, Paterson, yes. The Wankees. Where's part 2, the CFRB days?

March 9, 2015 @ 6:29 PM


Rob

@Stafford, You realize now your going to have to do the Producers podcast now, I'm sure Ryan Bonnar will not let it go until you do. :)
@TOmike Great interview, I've followed Stafford when he read the news on P&G. Lost touch when he worked at the "old folks home" but picked him right back up when he went on air at AM640 .

March 9, 2015 @ 6:55 PM

Jason from Sudbury

Great podcast as always Mike.

March 9, 2015 @ 7:07 PM

Sammi

I really enjoyed this one.

March 10, 2015 @ 7:10 AM

Il Duce

Another great interview Mike, and its Mimico

March 10, 2015 @ 12:24 PM

Hector

Great job, Mike and Mike.

March 10, 2015 @ 3:12 PM

Rick C in Oakville

I can finally rest knowing why Freddiep was fired as Mikes best man! Truly well done, always liked Stafford, even more now.

March 10, 2015 @ 10:24 PM

Stafford

Good to hear Fred's podcast regarding our conversation, Mr. Boon. I sensed that Fred really wanted to address this stupid issue about the wedding but the other guy on the pcast kept interrupting. And Freddie, about me cancelling at the last minute, this is what you wrote the day before our lunch on Facebook messenger:

Hi Jodi.. Feel terrible but I have to cancel tomorrow. Something has come up. I'd love to reschedule.
Fred

Shit happens. And with two boys aged 8 and 3, dad weekends, 60 mile separation from Jodi, just..never got to happen. Too bad. It's all silly and I truly appreciate you understanding my apologies as a dick....the other guy and sound effects aside.

Staff

March 11, 2015 @ 6:13 PM

Jillian

Yup- interrupting is what "the other guy" loves to do. Eileen calls him on it occasionally but he doesn't get the hint.

March 11, 2015 @ 7:40 PM

Podcast Listener

The other guy is why I stopped listening.

March 11, 2015 @ 7:54 PM

markosaar

Catching up, this is fantastic. For some reason didn't expect Stafford to open up so much. Up there as one of the most earnest.

March 24, 2015 @ 5:44 PM


markosaar

Forgot to mention: great Marsden impression.

March 24, 2015 @ 5:48 PM

MrDan

Great interview with The Staff!

April 14, 2015 @ 2:34 AM

JR

Just getting into these podcasts. Stafford sounds the same as he does doing his show, which is why we love this cranky, super smart distiller of the Greatest Generation of which I am part of. Still can't get over how 1010 got rid of his show and replaced him with boredom and irrelevance.

July 19, 2016 @ 4:56 PM

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