Happy Almost Retirement, Larry Mellott!

Sending best regards to @stormradioguy as he begins his final broadcast at @1460CJOY 30 mins from now before retiring from full time duty. โšกโšก#PlatersPlayback 1988-09-21: Larry Mellott calling the Guelph Platers final season opener at Guelph Memorial Gardens vs Toronto Marlies. pic.twitter.com/Cm7Z75kRS9 — PlatersHockeyHistory (@PlatersHockey) June 28, 2019 That’s some old audio of Larry Mellott, […]

Happy Temporary Forced Retirement, Bob McCown

"My butt hurts. I'm gone. There will be no more. Good night and goodbye from Toronto."@FadooBobcat signs off the only way he knows how ๐Ÿ˜‚ pic.twitter.com/QTBxAhvZ0M — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) June 21, 2019 Man, sports talk in Canada is going to be pretty weird without Bob McCown, the latest veteran broadcaster that Rogers has sent to […]

Windchill, You Say?

I heard the silliest thing on 680 News this morning. The weather person, whose name I didn’t catch, said “it’s currently 13 degrees, but with the windchill it feels like 11.” What? Windchill? When it’s that warm and the numbers are that close together? If it’s currently 13 and the windchill is making it feel […]

CKWR Gets To Live And A Better Plan For Christmas Music

We had to pick a new morning radio station today. Our usual stop, CKWR, has made the flip to all Christmas for its daily hosted music blocks and automation as of December 1st. The specialty shows are free to do their own thing, but that doesn’t do us much good when it’s six A.M. and […]

Radio Waterloo, A Documentary About The Creation Of Community Radio Here And In Canada

I haven’t had a chance to watch this yet, but since I’ve seen it recommended in a couple of places that are generally pretty good about recommending these sorts of things and because let’s be honest, odds are it was going up anyway, enjoy this documentary on the history and struggles of community radio in […]