The Ultimate Toronto Morning Show (Early 90s Edition)

I stole this from John Gallagher's Facebook feed. It's a photo that appeared in the Toronto Sun in the early 90s.

In this picture you will see Brother Jake Edwards and John Gallagher from Q107's Q Morning Zoo, Marilyn Denis and Roger Ashby from CHUM-FM, Tom Rivers from 680 CFTR, Humble Howard from CFNY Mix 99.9 and Don Daynard from CHFI.

Early 90s Sun photo

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Rick C in Oakville

Did they actually pose or is a 90' s version of Photoshop?

July 24, 2016 @ 5:04 PM

The Devil Corp

Good post.

July 24, 2016 @ 6:15 PM

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@Rick C in Oakville

They were all there posing at the Four Seasons in Toronto.

July 24, 2016 @ 7:01 PM

another steve

Don Daynard would be an interesting podcast, what a character, on-air and off.
Used to live across the street from him (Mt Pleasant area), he was a good guy, and an awesome neighbour.

July 24, 2016 @ 8:27 PM


Where's Fred??

July 25, 2016 @ 7:21 AM


@Rick C in Oakville,

Photoshop has been around since the 80s, but the 'manipulations' you're referring to were well possible throughout most of the 90s. They've just gotten a bit easier to make convincing over time with less effort. (But it still takes talent/practice regardless.)

July 25, 2016 @ 9:37 AM

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It's possible this was a two-page spread and John only posted the page he was on... maybe Fred and others are on page two... I'll have to ask Fred.

July 25, 2016 @ 9:39 AM

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It seems Gallagher was wrong. This was taken when Humble was at the Mix 99.9. The CFNY morning show was Fred, Skot Turner and Maie Pauts.

July 25, 2016 @ 10:42 AM


What a pic... who is who in the pic? (OK, I know who Marilyn Denis is).

July 29, 2016 @ 4:00 PM

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The pole dancer is Brother Jake.

Marilyn's hand is on Roger Ashby.

John Gallagher is lying in front of Ashby.

Don Daynard is wearing the blue hat.

Humble Howard is showing off his chest hair.

Tom Rivers is the other guy with "Sleep" on his shirt.

July 29, 2016 @ 4:03 PM


Strange to see Marilyn Denis without the plastic surgery.

December 10, 2016 @ 7:43 AM

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