January 2012 Archives


January 30, 2012

Ken Daniels, Jay Michaels and the Tap Dancing Comic

January 29, 2012

Hello From The Bahamas

Guys, I enjoyed you when you were on the "other" stations I attended the Christmas parties. I hated it when you left.
Now I'm retired and on my boat in the Abaco Islands, Bahamas and listening to Humble and Fred.
Life is good.
Thanks guys.

January 27, 2012

Dave Farough

January 26, 2012

Liz Coyle and Christian Potenza

How Cool Is This?

Traffic tag on 680 News Sponsored by Humble and Fred Radio.

January 25, 2012

MediaCaster Interview with Humble and Fred

Breakfast TV Interview with Humble and Fred

More Press For The Goofy Little Podcasters

John Moore and Jim Carr

January 24, 2012

Rogers Story In The Star

Bob McCown

Humble and Fred Radio Joins Rogers


- 19 Rogers Radio websites to stream unique and cutting-edge Humble and Fred Radio.com podcasts -

- Catch Humble and Fred Radio on-the-go using the free Rogers Radio app -

(TORONTO - January 24, 2012) Rogers Radio today announced the debut of Humble and Fred Radio.com across 19 Rogers Radio websites and on mobile devices through the Rogers Radio app. Humble and Fred Radio.com is an uncut, uncensored and irreverent podcast baked fresh daily and delivered to listeners around the world. In each podcast, fan-favourites "Humble" Howard Glassman and Fred Patterson offer up a variety of special guests, hot-topic discussions and very funny content.

"We are very proud to partner with Humble and Fred and offer this unique, innovative show to our Rogers Radio listeners," said Julie Adam, Vice-President, Programming, Rogers Radio. "It's like having another Rogers radio station that lives solely in the digital space."

Rogers Radio now offers listeners free access to Humble and Fred Radio.com, available on 19 Rogers Radio websites - granting unrestricted access to the popular podcasts, 24 hours a day. With just the click of a button, fans can tune in and catch up with Humble and Fred on the following Rogers Radio station players: 680News.com, Sportsnet590.ca, Sportsnet960.ca, Jackfm.com, 1031Jackfm.com, Jackfm.ca , SONiC1029.com, Rock977.ca, Rock979.ca, Rock106.ca, 92CitiFM.ca,1023bob.com, Chez106.com, 923Jackfm.com, KRock1057.ca,foxradio.ca, Q92Rocks.com, Q92Timmins.com and Rock1053.ca.

Also available for free on the exclusive Rogers Radio app, Humble and Fred Radio.com can be caught on-the-go with this all-access pass to their made-in-Canada podcasts. App users can browse by station, location or genre, connecting instantly with stations nationwide. At the tip of their fingers, listeners can check out recent playlists, request songs and directly link to station websites.

"We've never had so much fun," said Patterson. "And to have Rogers recognize our efforts and want to give us access to their millions of listeners is flattering. Rogers' vision of the future is very impressive."
"We're very happy to be part of the Rogers Family," said Glassman. "In fact, from now on we're going to call Bob McCown dad, and Erin Davis can be our mom."

Humble and Fred have been part of the Canadian radio landscape for more than 30 years. "Humble" Howard Glassman started his career in his hometown, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, before moving to Vancouver, Montreal and then Toronto.

Patterson has worked exclusively in Toronto.

The Humble and Fred Show became the morning show at 102.1 The Edge in 1989 where they were voted the best morning show in Canada four times by the Canadian Music Industry. Now, after six years apart, Humble and Fred are together again, with the same attitude, on a different platform and supported by Canada's leading radio broadcaster.

- pretty cool, eh?

About Rogers Media Inc.
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc., (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), operates Rogers Broadcasting Ltd. and Rogers Publishing Ltd. Rogers Broadcasting has 55 AM and FM radio stations across Canada. Television properties include five Citytv stations, five OMNI multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE), and The Shopping Channel, a televised and internet shopping service. Rogers Publishing produces many well-known consumer magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité, and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. All media properties are integrated with their own popular websites. Rogers Media Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.
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Media Contacts:
Nicolas Brancaccio, Rogers Radio, 416.764.3261, nicolas.brancaccio@rci.rogers.com
Sónia Brum, Rogers Radio, 416.764.3194, sonia.brum@rci.rogers.com

January 23, 2012

Tomorrow Morning on Breakfast Television and Fan 590

Tomorrow morning Humble and Fred Radio moves to higher ground.

The announcment will be made on Breakfast Television shortly after 8am. It will be repeated at 8:40 with Brady and Lang on Sportsnet Radio, The Fan 590.

After just three months and 62 shows, Humble and Fred Radio will make an unprecedented move in Canadian broadcasting. Hopefully it will pave the way for others.

It's been quite the ride.

Humble And Fred in Psychology Today

Are Great Expectations Dooming Our Relationships? Humble and Fred Weigh In!
Published on January 23, 2012 by Dr. J. R. Bruns in Repairing Relationships

Recently we enjoyed a free-wheeling, uncensored discussion on the volatile subject of marriage with famous Toronto based broadcast personalities "Humble" Howard Glassman and Fred Patterson on their popular Humble and Fred Radio Show.
Humble and Fred discussed the big problems with our contemporary companionate marriages-- do we expect too much and what happens when we stop liking one another? The companionate marriage requires such ethereal notions as intimacy, companionship, someone to understand us and be a soulmate. (more)

Adam Growe Host of Cash Cab Canada

January 20, 2012

Humble and Fred's "Walk Off The Earth" Parody

Carla Collins and Drew Marshall

January 19, 2012

Damhnait Doyle And The Heartbroken

January 18, 2012

Frank Sinatra Jr.

January 17, 2012

Gene But Not Jesse

January 16, 2012

Roundtable With The Regulars

January 13, 2012

17 Year Old Film-Maker Joseph Procopio

January 12, 2012

The Tiger Woods Syndrome

Walk Off The Earth

You head us talking about them on the show. A cool act from Burlington which will try and get in the studio. The song is called "Somebody I Used To Know."

January 11, 2012

Superfan D'Arcy Delamere And Tons More

January 10, 2012

Johnny Soporno And Damien O'Hara

January 9, 2012

Rudy Blair

January 6, 2012

Adam Gontier Of Three Days Grace

January 5, 2012

John Tory

January 4, 2012

Judy Croon

January 3, 2012

Paul Romanuk