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Michael Mongiardi

Michael Mongiardi is a comedian, podcaster and co-founder of The Sonar Network, a Toronto-based podcast collective. He has been involved in podcasting for over a decade and hosted the Toronto-based improv comedy podcast, That's How I Remember It. That’s How I Remember It has won 7 Canadian Podcast Awards and has been voted one of the top Toronto Podcasts by blogTO, NOW magazine, Streetcar.ca, Indie88, and The Comedy Network Online. Michael himself has also won a Canadian Podcast Award for Best Male Host. He is very passionate about podcasting, and has taken his passion for the medium to help build and grow The Sonar Network into a community of Toronto's top podcasts, podcasters and their listeners.

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  • Sep 13 2021

    83 – Best Wishes – Immortality

    The first of our new Best Wishes episodes. Michael Mongiardi and Andrea Marston debate two versions of immortality. Immunity to aging/disease versus immunity to trauma.
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  • Mar 12 2021

    Mike Mongiardi and Principal Dillranch

    Movie theatre projectionist Snake Pineneedle (Mike Mongiardi) finds his best friend and Uncle dead, entrails caught in a ceiling fan. They talk about New Mexico's current situation, the movies of the theatre, and a Principal has some complaints / kisses.
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  • Jan 24 2020

    Mike Mongiardi And Billy Brookstone

    Bob Toplitsky (Michael Mongiardi), Griffin's estranged cousin, no longer does bad things, and drops by to make amends. Along the way, he found a body in the Ontario Science Centre.
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  • Nov 11 2019

    60 – Teleport

    In this episode, we are joined by Michael Mongiardi and Alessandra Vite to discuss the wish, "I wish I could teleport." The discussion that follows covers clean colons, leaving clothes around town and sexy minions.
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  • Sep 23 2019

    54 – Remember Names

    In this episode, we are joined by Michael Mongiardi and Alessandra Vite to discuss the wish, "I wish I always remembered people's names." The discussion that follows covers ghost dates, mispronounced names, and Alessandra's mysterious fetish.
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  • Aug 12 2019

    Ep. 200 – Spooktacular 4 Pt. 1

    Today on Spooked! It's our four year anniversary and we got more guests than you can shake a stick at! It's a spooky celebration, so grab your Dracula costumes, get some punch, and get ready to get Spooktaculared!
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  • Apr 05 2019

    Mike Mongiardi And Spielberg

    Movie extra P. Farper (Mike Mongiardi) takes the boys through the tragic death of leading man Rock Staple. He talks about the movie he was currently filming, his ex-wife, and terrestrial radio. The director of the film stops in as...
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  • Jul 30 2018

    09 – Library With Any Book

    In this episode, we are joined by Mike Mongiardi and Cody Crain to discuss the wish "I wish I had a library with any book in it." The discussion that follows covers running a small business, the film Jumper starring...
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  • Jul 24 2018

    The Waiting Room

    Best friends Johno (Michael Mongiardi) and Steve (Sharjil Rasool) plan one last hang before Johno leaves for med school. The fun times quickly take a turn when Steve's true feelings come out. Can a long distance friendship really work? Or...
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  • Jun 25 2018

    04 – Any Food I Want

    In this episode, we are joined by Cody Crain and Micheal Mongiardi to discuss the wish "I want any food I want, when I want, where I want it." and our discussion takes us to food pills, cold steak, and...
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  • May 04 2018

    Mike Mongiardi And Brian

    The remains of a man are found in a dog kennel. Benedict "Daddy" Stodelmeyer, kennel squatter/sewage proprietor may have the answers. He details the relationship between himself, ex-fiance Brenda, kennel owner Brian, and co-host of Killed to Death Steve Cooke.
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  • Feb 05 2018

    Ep. 121 – Michael Mongiardi

    Today on Spooked! Cody just wants his dad to like him, Damien wants people to come to his third wedding, Colin wants you to order off the menu, and Mike wants his student to win. We're in the new studio...
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  • Sep 04 2017

    Ep. 100 Spooktacular 2 pt. 1

    The Spooky 100 Today on Spooked! we celebrate our 2 year anniversary, 100 episodes! Packed full of so many great guests we tell three spooky stories guaranteed to get you excited for part 2! So here's to two years of...
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  • Jun 19 2017

    Ep. 89 Killed To Death

    The Spooky Time Travel Today on Spooked! Colin loses his hands, Damien sells balms to the Nazis, Cody is fixated on bleach, Michael works on the radio for about 20 seconds, Griffin is quite fine to not come along on...
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  • May 05 2017

    Mike Mongiardi And Terrence The Regular

    The 2 Year Anniversary hits with a rocky attempt at fanfare, before heading into another murder! Chef Jeff Jasper-Rudolph (Mike Mongiardi), Lord of the Lakes, finds his wife Mary-Ann Jesilva-Paprika dead in his restaurant (not really). He talks about the...
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  • May 03 2017

    Ep. 82.5 That’s How I Remember Spooked! Invaded It

    The Spooked! boys took over one of our favourite podcasts today, That's How I Remember It! With the help of Mike Mongiardi we get a lil frisky with a walrus, if you know what I mean. And by that I...
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  • May 01 2017

    Ep. 82 The Nice Guys Invade!

    Today on Spooked! John keeps getting hit in the head, Raul can't remember his own brother, Mike abandons his thriving business and Damien reveals his new love at the wrong time. The Nice Guys take over, spooking us real good....
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  • Sep 12 2016

    The 1 Year Anniversary Spooktacular! Pt. 1

    Spooked! is one year old and hey, we got all kinds of amazing people to come on by to help us celebrate! Part One features; Mike Mongiardi, John Richardson, Pete DeCourcy, Kirsty LaPointe, Nick Etherton, Chelsea Jayne Bray, Steffi Didomenicantonio,...
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  • Jul 15 2016

    Mike Mongiardi And Uncle Lucinda

    Well well well. When the body of "Grandpa" Chantel Devine is found in a well, its owner (and builder) Fred Pork is enlisted to solve the crime. But past disappearances, family beef, and pie conspiracies make this case especially hard...
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  • May 09 2016

    Ep. 32 The Nice Guys

    The Spooky Manager And Producer! Today on Spooked! We get a lesson in how to be super cool and polite from The Nice Guys (That's How I Remember It)! So tune in, follow along (and laugh along!) as we get...
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  • Feb 12 2016

    Mike Mongiardi And John Potterman

    Richard Johnson, prison guard, is found dead in the electric chair. Executioner Dick Flickman (Mike Mongiardi) stops by to solve it - as does the ghost of Richard himself, now trapped in the body of a horse. Pies are eaten,...
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