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One of Toronto’s most respected and experienced broadcasters, Oakley’s articulate and thought-provoking ideas will ensure listeners are never at a loss for information or dinnertime conversation.

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    Trudeau Attacks Canadian Gun Owners, Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 7:41


    John Oakley is joined by Melissa Lantsman, Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Lantsman says the Liberal Party is determined to expand their gun ban through the use of duplicity and general sneakiness. She says the expansion takes aim at legal gun owners, which includes ordinarily farmers, hunters, and the indigenous community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Prison Q&A, Afghanistan's Top Porn Star, Racial Fracking, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 145:19


    On this episode of The John Oakley Show Podcast : Jesse Crosson : American Prison Q & A  Afghanistan's Top Porn Star on The Oppression of Women Pete Davidson's Enduring Appeal Dr Martin Makary on Mask Mandates Racial Fracking The Kings of Coke Russia's List of Banned Canadians is Starting to Get Weird Tattoo Law Racist Yoga Redrum MC Floppy Disk Market 2022 Protest Tactics that Backfire Iranian Immigrant Warns About Fascism in Canada The Wonderful World of Beards Free Range Children Canada's Most Bass Grizzly Bear A Bellyful of Carolina Reaper Peppers Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET on www.640toronto.com Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at michael@640toronto.com  Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    History Boulevard - Sept - Nov 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 231:28


    On this episode : 12 SEPT 1951 : Sugar Ray Robinson Wins Back His Belt 15 SEPT 1896 : Crash at Crush 16 SEPT 1920 : Wall Street Bombing 19 SEPT 1995 : Unabomber Manifesto Published 21 SEPT 1792 : The French Monarchy is Abolished 23 SEPT 1906 : Atlanta Race Riot 26 SEPT 1933 : Machine Gun Kelly Surrenders to the FBI 01 OCT 2017 : Las Vegas Strip Massacre 03 OCT 1993 : The Battle of Mogadishu 04 OCT 1983 : Richard Noble Sets the Land Speed Record 05 OCT 1982 : Poison Tylenol Murders 11 OCT 1975 : SNL Debuts 14 OCT 1994 : Pulp Fiction Debuts 17 OCT 2017 : The Death of Gord Downie 24 OCT 1901 : Schoolteacher Goes Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel 27 OCT 1988 : Ronald Reagan Orders Destruction of the American Embassy in Russian 31 OCT 1926 : The Death of Harry Houdini 01 NOV 1984 : Ozzy Osbourne Fan Dies By Suicide 02 NOV 1947 : The Spruce Goose Takes Flight 06 NOV 1928 : The Death of Arnold Rothstein 07 NOV 1885 : The Final Spike is Driven into the Canadian Transcontinental Railway 08 NOV 1939 : Adolf Hitler Escapes Assassination Attempt Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at AM640 TORONTO / Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at michael@640toronto.com / Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.

    Mama Underwater, Cherie DeVille, An Irish Pole Dancing Axe Throwing Lady, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 162:12


    Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at www.640toronto.com Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the show's producer at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show Podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.

    Lost & Found

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 23:23


    A special edition of The Oakley Show Podcast that tells three true stories of cherished keepsakes that were lost ... but by miracle, found their way home.

    History Boulevard - August 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 95:14


    Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at AM640 TORONTO / Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com / Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.

    Be A Man Pt 2, Toronto Cheese String, Spelunker Saves Dog, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 144:13


    Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at www.640toronto.com Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show Podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.

    Run the Country, Quick Dick McDick, WWE Misconduct, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 112:35


    Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at www.640toronto.com Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show Podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.

    History Boulevard - July 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 101:42


    On this episode : The Life of Johnny Cash / Hamilton vs Burr / The Death of Maurice Boucher / The Death of Billy the Kid / Benito Mussolini falls from power / The Suez Canal is nationalized / The 1996 Olympic Bombing / Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at AM640 TORONTO / Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com / Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.

    History Boulevard - July 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 96:57


    On this episode : The Life of Johnny CashHamilton vs BurrThe Death of Maurice BoucherThe Death of Billy the KidBenito Mussolini falls from powerThe Suez Canal is nationalizedThe 1996 Olympic Bombing Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at AM640 TORONTO Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mile-High Tattoos, The Peanut Pusher, Teenage Virtuoso, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 133:43


    Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at AM640 TORONTO Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The History Bag - June 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 65:36


    On this episode : The Death of Alexander the Great The Origins of the Black Death Identified The Death of Bugsy Siegel Three Civil Rights Activists Murdered by the KKK John Gotti is Sentenced to Life in Prison A UFO Spotted Over Mount Rainier See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Crooks, Bullies, & Cadavers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 101:53


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    Kent State Massacre, Welcome to America, Lake Mead, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 161:01


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    Surviving Waco TX, Married in Vegas, The World's Oldest 23 Year Old, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 100:53


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    "This is a 'Lose-Lose Situation' for Johnny Depp & Amber Heard"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 9:28


    John is joined by Carlos Scott for analysis of the ongoing legal imbroglio between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Carlos Scott is a veteran PR & Marketing executive & Media Crisis expert at N-Vision Marketing Inc.  Over the last two decades Carlos has represented a wide array of Hollywood actors, Super Bowl Champions, GRAMMY Winning artists, a former White House advisor and other notable public figures. IG @CarlosScott  TWITTER @NVisionMarketin See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Disengage The Gatekeepers : Pierre Poilievre & People Like You

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 22:00


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    War in Ukraine: The Soldiers, Citizens, Scholars, & Diplomats

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 67:16


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    Be a Man, Ideological Purity Tests, Prince Midnight's Toilet, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 63:59


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    Russia vs Ukraine: Tactical Analysis from 29 March 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 8:51


    John is joined by David E Johnson for a tactical analysis of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine David E Johnson is a principal researcher at the RAND Corporation whose work focuses on strategy, military doctrine, history, innovation, civil-military relations, and professional military education. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    "He Pimp-Slapped One of the Most Beloved Comedians in the World"

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 7:54


    John is joined by Carlos Scott for a debriefing of Will Smith smacking the living-daylights out of Chris Rock onstage at the 94thAcademy Awards. Carlos Scott is a veteran PR & Marketing executive & Media Crisis expert at N-Vision Marketing Inc.  Over the last two decades Carlos has represented a wide array of Hollywood actors, Super Bowl Champions, GRAMMY Winning artists, a former White House advisor and other notable public figures. IG @CarlosScott  TWITTER @NVisionMarketin See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Tyranny of Tightwads, Media Contempt for Truckers, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 77:56


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    Blood in the Streets, The Gates of Hell, & Chalkboard Heresy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 91:13


    Listen to The John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at AM 640 TORONTO Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Doug Ford : We're Going in the Right Direction

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 10:43


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    Land Acknowledgments, An Evil Man, A Frozen Man, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 74:59


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    The Scourge of Opioids, Sharp Eyes, Topsy the Elephant, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 108:31


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    QR VACCINE CODES : The End of Privacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 6:59


    Ann Cavoukian tells John Oakley about the dangers of vaccine surveillance.  Cavoukian is a former three-term privacy commissioner for Ontario as well as the current executive director of the Global Privacy and Security by Design Centre See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SPOTLIGHT: The Infiltrator

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 16:23


    Robert Mazur is a former US Federal agent who served for 27 years, as well as author of the NY Times Bestselling memoir, "The Infiltrator." Robert joins John to talk about the two years he spent undercover, infiltrating the Medellin Cartel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Infiltrator, CBSA Tormentors, & The Free Republic of Oroville

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 113:24


    Guests featured on this episode include:  ROBERT MAZUR ... 0:06:25 NICK HOZJAN ... 0:22:55 SCOTT THOMSON ... 0:35:40 JOE PEPPERCORN ... 0:50:10 PAUL KEABLE ... 1:04:25 RUSSELL BARTH ... 1:12:55 JOHN MRAZ & SAM GOLDSTEIN ... 1:26:35 TRISTIN HOPPER ... 1:45:50 And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com All music for the Oakley Show Podcast written and produced by the program's lead producer, MICHAEL DOWNEY See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Free North Declaration, Speaking for Ourselves, & Lightfoot Memories

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 107:01


    Guests featured on this episode include: JONATHAN KAY BRUCE PARDY KAVEH SHAHROOZ  SERGIO ROSSI NICK POPE GRAEME ROUSTAN  DAVID WILLS & STEPHEN HOLYDAY KIM WEELDREYER  LARA BAZELON HANNAH E. MEYERS  And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Surviving Jonestown, Raw Meat, & The Rittenhouse Trial

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 102:51


    Guests featured on this episode include: MARIE HENEIN JORDAN VILCHEZ WESTON ROWE JOSEPH NEUBERGER GUIDO FANELLI JANE KIRTLEY MARTIN A LEE LIANA KERZNER JOHN CRASSIDIS GENESAH DUFFY And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET atGlobal News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Our Home & Inventive Land : Part IV

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 17:08


    Find more information about Professor Mark Rector's work here : http://professormarkrector.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Tiger King 2, Black Bear Beatdown, & Hero Paramedic

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 107:15


    Guests featured on this episode include: DR LARRY LEVINE JOHN REINKE NORMAN RUFF SCARLETT MARTYN PAUL JONATHAN MASON JOSEPH NEUBERGER HARRISON HENNICK  BRENDON BAILLOD LEE MURDOCK And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Alec Baldwin's Gun, CBGB's, Renegade Preacher, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 104:11


      Guests featured on this episode include: MIKE TRISTANO AL MANCINI ARTUR PAWLOWSKI LEO KINAHAN BRIAN T BROWN WESLEY TURNER JOSEPH NEUBERGER  ANGELA LINN JONATHAN KAY And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Future of Guns, Rise of the Unwoke, Bear Safety, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 98:27


    Guests featured on this episode include: MIKE WEKERLE CODY WILSON HELEN PLUCKROSE KIM TITCHENER JEFFREY SUSSMAN JOSEPH NEUBERGER JOCK WILLIAMS D'ARCY JENISH KEVIN COATES  And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Owen Hart, Las Vegas Underworld, Balloonfest '86, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 83:38


    Guests featured on this episode include: DANA HUBBARD  MARTHA HART PAUL VAUTRINOT   TREB HEINING SARA WOLMAN  JOANNA BARON  DOCTOR CHRISTIAN DUNN DAVID PUGLIESE  TOM CLAVIN DOCTOR PAMELA RUTLEDGE And there's more where that came from. Listen to the John Oakley Show live each and every weekday from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question or comment about the show or podcast? We're looking forward to hearing from you! Send your emails to the program's lead producer at  michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    9/11 Survivor, Attica Riots, RIP Norm, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 91:31


    Guests featured on this episode include: BRIAN CLARK EREC SMITH DOCTOR HEATHER ANN THOMPSON MARK BRESLIN GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK CARY FEDERMAN BOBBY CORRIGAN You can listen to the John Oakley Show live and in its entirety weekdays from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto Got a question a question or comment about the show or podcast? The show's lead producer would love to hear from you at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Toronto restaurant owner suspends indoor dining due to concerns with Ontario's vaccine passport program

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 10:12


    John speaks with Imran Ali, owner of Northern Smokes restaurant in Scarborough, about his decision to pause indoor dining as Ontario's vaccine certificate program rolls out. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    VACCINE MANDATES: Why Are We Accepting This?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 13:21


    Ann Cavoukian tells John Oakley that freedom cannot exist without privacy, and that both are being rapidly eroded by vaccine mandates. Cavoukian is a former three-term privacy commissioner for Ontario as well as the current executive director of the Global Privacy and Security by Design Centre See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Liberal Dishonesty, Ducking Grady, Topless Vacation Requests & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 73:07


    Guests featured on this episode include: JONATHAN KAY SHERIFF GRADY JUDD CASSIDY KULHANEK JOHN MCCUSKER JAY CAMERON MATTHEW ISRAEL RICHARD JONES You can listen to the John Oakley Show live and in its entirety weekdays from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto  Got a question a question or comment about the show or podcast? The show's lead producer would love to hear from you at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    False Liberal Narratives, MC Top5, The Electric Guitar, & More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 69:48


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    Fast Learner, Death by Swatting, & The Pianist of Atlanta International

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 62:12


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    Havana Syndrome, Wildfires, & Hoes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 61:35


    Guest featured on this episode include: TRISTIN HOPPER MARC POLYMEROPOULOS SMITH MADRONE ELIZABETH LICATA DARY MATERA LARRY HAAS You can listen to the John Oakley Show live and in its entirety weekdays from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto  Got a question a question or comment about the show or podcast? We'd love to hear from you at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Free Black Thought, An Inconvenient Minority, & Mayor Sweet Tart McKee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 65:28


    Guests featured on this episode include:  EREC SMITH KENNY XU AARON & SANDRA STOCKTON OMENA MAYORAL RACE 2021 DAVID MILLARD HASKELL ROBERT STICKGOLD You can listen to the John Oakley Show live and in its entirety weekdays from 3:00 - 6:00pm ET at Global News Radio 640 Toronto  Got a question a question or comment about the show or podcast? We'd love to hear from you at michael@640toronto.com Music for the John Oakley Show Podcast composed and produced by Michael Downey See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Spotlight: Why Do We Laugh at the Misfortune of Celebrities?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 3:52


    Karen North is a professor of social media at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Communications. She joins the John Oakley Show to explain why people are so eager to ridicule the death of social media personalities.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    MILF Mobile, Hot Dog Eating Contest, & Northern Ontario Outfitters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 77:55


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    Our Home & Inventive Land : Part III

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 10:22


    Find more information about Professor Mark Rector's work here : http://professormarkrector.com/   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Explicit Bias, Unclad Ferocity, & Naked Dives

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 61:52


    Some of the guests featured on this episode: POINT ROBERTS KEN DAVIS GIL GRAHAM RIAN KANOUFF JEFFREY SUSSMAN DOCTOR LISA YOUNG See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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