Do you remember Get a Life? It was a Chris Elliott sitcom that aired on Fox in the early 90s and I loved it. The opening theme was REM's Stand and Chris Elliott played Chris Peterson, an adult with a paper route who lived in an apartment above his parents'
In this 840th episode, Mike chats with Chris Wardman about playing in Blue Peter with the late Paul Humphrey, and producing for Chalk Circle, Breeding Ground, Art Bergmann, The Watchmen, Rusty, Big Wreck, Emm Gryner and more. There's also a great story about The Tragically Hip's Up To Here. This
Miroslav Frycer was the NHL right winger who joined the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1981-82 season. He's play for the Leafs through the 1987-88 season peaking in 1985-86 when he scored 32 goals and added 43 points in 73 games. He was also a part of the Tears Are
In December 1999, while Strombo worked his shift at Edge 102, Brother Bill recorded a 1:42:48 of George presenting the Top 1002 New Rock Songs of All-Time. Brother Bill held unto that cassette and has finally ripped it to MP3 so I could host it on the Toronto
Last Sunday morning, while reading about all the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine sitting in pharmacies while Boomers took a pass, I tweeted a plea to let Generation X get the jab. I knew I'd get the AstraZeneca in a heartbeat. Got any AZ for us youngins? pic.twitter.com/bvi4UvcwDp —
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 hivemind.
Shock G a.k.a Humpty Hump was the rapper and lead vocalist for Digital Underground, best known for the singles "Doowutchyalike", "The Humpty Dance", "Same Song" and "Kiss You Back."
In this 839th episode and 58th Pandemic Friday, Mike kicks out 4/20 jams with Brother Bill, Stu Stone and Cam Gordon and a special surprise guest. This episode is exactly 2:39:38. You can listen to this episode in a variety of ways: Subscribe via Apple PodcastsSubscribe via
In this 838th episode, Mike chats with David Kines about all things MuchMusic and Hollywood Suite. This episode is exactly 1:36:37. You can listen to this episode in a variety of ways: Subscribe via Apple PodcastsSubscribe via Google PodcastsSubscribe via SpotifySubscribe via Podcast AddictSubscribe via StitcherSubscribe via OvercastSubscribe
Jim Steinman was the musician who wrote all of the songs for Meat Loaf’s classic album, Bat Out Of Hell, as well as Bonnie Tyler's “Total Eclipse of the Heart”, Air Supply's “Making Love Out Of Nothing At All” and Celine Dion's “It’s All Coming Back To Me
In this 837th episode, Mike catches up with Ken Daniels and collects more Harold Ballard stories before they stroll down memory lane with some extremely rare audio nuggets from CJCL. Then, they remember Jamie with a song. This episode is exactly 1:26:33. You can listen to this episode
Any avid gambler has heard of cryptocurrency gambling. If you haven't, it involves the use of digital coins to pay for online gambling activities. Presently, only a selected number of online casinos accept crypto transactions. One reason for the small number of cryptocurrency gambling websites is the slow adaptation of
Toronto’s businesses have struggled to survive the recent red zones, grey zones, lockdowns, and emergency brakes. Stats Can estimates that over 25,000 of Ontario’s businesses closed between March 2020 and February 2021. The nimble ones were able to turn their attention online and quickly adapt to become
Credit: DSD via Pexels Owning a home in Toronto is more than a savvy investment opportunity or a place to raise a family. It comes with health and safety responsibilities that must be maintained yearly. In homes across the city, particularly older models, pests can become a common problem — whether
Credit: Engin Akyurt Via Unsplash This year has been hard on everyone. But it has been especially difficult for parents, kids, and teachers who have needed to juggle distance learning, school re-openings and closings while also trying to stay healthy and safe. It’s no secret that the year-long experiment
Credit: Andre Furtado via Pexels After a long, dark, and gruelling winter, Torontonians are finally opening up their windows to let in the sunshine. While things aren’t quite as ordinary as they have been in summers past, the city is slowly but surely opening up, and people are looking
Credit: olia danilevich Via Pexels There is an unfortunate misconception here in Canada that networking is only for individuals actively looking for a job. That’s simply not true. Even if you are gainfully employed and happy with your prospects, cultivating relationships in your professional network is still fruitful. The
Credit: Negative Space via Pexels Gold is the ultimate symbol of luxury. Its glory has been celebrated back to the ancient Egyptian days, where people believed that gold was the flesh of the sun god Ra. It was revered and thought to be sacred because of its marvellous beauty and
Dear Ann Landers, We've been mired in this COVID-19 pandemic for over 13 months and it feels like we've learned nothing. Yesterday, the Premier of Ontario announced several initiatives to curb the spread of this virus and it makes little sense to me. For example, they're closing playgrounds again. Are
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 hivemind
In this 836th episode and 57th Pandemic Friday, Mike kicks out new wave jams with Brother Bill, Stu Stone and Cam Gordon. This episode is exactly 2:50:14. You can listen to this episode in a variety of ways: Subscribe via Apple PodcastsSubscribe via Google PodcastsSubscribe via SpotifySubscribe via
In this 835th episode, Mike chats with Stacie Mistysyn about her years on The Kids of Degrassi Street, playing Caitlin Ryan on Degrassi Junior High, Degrassi High, School's Out and Degrassi: The Next Generation, what she was up to post-School's Out and her journey to discover what makes her happy.
When it comes to the best techniques to use at bingo sites, the finest players know a trick or two. Whether it is splitting up your wager or switching the speed of play, there are a range of smart options at your disposal to get more from your bingo experience.
Choosing the right face mask can be challenging because there are many varieties of masks on the market today. These range from handmade face masks, cloth masks, N-95 masks, and disposable surgical masks among others. So, you must be in a position to choose the right face mask that will
Playing casino games has never been easier. Many will long for the times of sitting around a table of strangers and playing poker with a physical deck of cards during the pandemic, but the truth is that we have never been more inundated with gaming choices and ease of access.