Toronto Mike

Pizza Pasta Made Perfect

When I visited The Woodshed last month to chat with Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy, Jim asked me why I pronounced "pasta" with an "aw" instead of the way you'd say "past". I was often told I had it wrong, but I'd never been asked why I say it that way.
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Your Memory is Faulty

Yesterday I was checking in on Twitter, as I do several times a day, and I saw a tweet from Kevin Glew about Willie Upshaw. #OTD 39 years ago, Willie Upshaw hits a two-run single in the third inning to become the first Toronto Blue Jays player to record 100
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Shakin' All Over

In 1987, I was obsessed with Billy Idol's live version of Mony Mony, originally recorded by Tommy James and the Shondells. But it had to be the live version, not the version on Vital Idol. I actually bought the 45 single and played the mess out of it. This is
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Open Mike

Welcome to this week's Open Mike. I'm Mike and I'll be your master of ceremonies for the day. Feel free to use this space to vent, rant,  share a story and/or ask a question of the FOTM hivemind.
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Open Mike

Welcome to this week's Open Mike. I'm Mike and I'll be your master of ceremonies for the day. Feel free to use this space to vent, rant,  share a story and/or ask a question of the FOTM hivemind.
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