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Shirtless Jogger becomes a viral sensation in Toronto

Posted by Chris Bateman / July 2, 2014

toronto shirtless joggerThings were already going badly for Rob Ford when the shirtless jogger arrived at the East York Canada Day parade. Booed and heckled as he and a small group of sign-carrying supporters brought up the rear of the walk, the scene was turning more embarrassing by the second.

"You disgusting man," shouted one person. "Shame on you!" "He's scaring kids!" "Get out of my neighbourhood!"

And then a topless Joe Killoran, a local teacher who has previously expressed his opinion on education in the pages of the Toronto Star, arrived on the scene.

I daresay a large part of the reason Killoran's frustrated outburst went viral was his lack of a shirt, but his anger was articulate and, best of all, drenched in the frustration of a Rob Ford-weary Toronto. "Answer one of the million questions people have for you" he said. "People have a million questions about your lying and your corruption."

"You're a corrupt, lying, racist, homophobe. Answer the people's questions."

Ford didn't say anything, of course. Doug Ford grinned through the shouts and accused Killoran of being a plant from a rival campaign. "Do I look like I'm with a campaign?" he snapped back. "I'm an East York guy out for a jog."

Here are the best #shirtlessjogger tweets.

Chris Bateman is a staff writer at blogTO. Follow him on Twitter at @chrisbateman.



Great Hall / July 2, 2014 at 10:23 am
Good Job jogger and all of East York for running the mayor out! I wish I could have been there.
adam / July 2, 2014 at 10:25 am
FORD CAN ROT IN HELL!! The useless thing we call a mayor can't answer any questions. He has a big mouth when he is drunk but a turtle when it comes to getting to the point..Hurry up election day so we don't have to hear of this moron anymore!! It was peaceful when he was in "rehab"
Nick / July 2, 2014 at 10:37 am
It's pretty despicable that Doug Ford seems to think that anyone that voices their opinion against Rob Ford is automatically on some anti-Ford payroll. He's been known to say the same things about people showing up at the council audience and Rob Ford Must Go sit-in that's been going on outside his office.
I guess in his world nobody does or says something because they care about the city or about issues that are important to them unless they are paid to do so. It strikes me as another example of the Fords not respecting the electorate and the overall democratic process itself. So free speech that isn't pro-Ford must be paid for speech by Ford haters? Not like he's given anyone multiple reasons to not support him. Must be a sad world inside Doug Ford's head.
Grant / July 2, 2014 at 10:41 am
Dear Toronto Journalists:

Shirtless jogger is doing a better job than you.
Chester / July 2, 2014 at 10:41 am
I'm sorry that guy was looking for some publicity that is all. It's funny how he's going viral and he did an article for the Toronto Star.It's funny how we make fun of the people who voted for Rob Ford but shy away from the sheep who drool over everything the media tells them.
Josh / July 2, 2014 at 10:44 am
Guys, he was a plant from a rival campaign! It's the liberal media's fault! It's a smear campaign from those downtown elites! That guy isn't even a taxpayer!
Jacob replying to a comment from Nick / July 2, 2014 at 10:52 am
It's even sadder that it works. If you talk to any Ford supporter today, they'll repeat all of Doug's conspiracy theories as fact.
Voice of God / July 2, 2014 at 10:55 am
Let my people go! (away from Rob Ford!) ShirtlessJogger is Moses II!
Steve / July 2, 2014 at 10:56 am
Josh: Didn't you forget to add NOT! to the end of your comment above?
Irwinn Mimico / July 2, 2014 at 10:57 am
I'm a plant. A Ford Plant. What's wrong with plants?
Josh is a Rob Ford plant replying to a comment from Josh / July 2, 2014 at 10:59 am
I used to sign his cheques, and was his "boss" of sorts until two days ago. The Ford camp has a whole bunch of guys we hired to go on bulletin boards and muckrake, and I personally hired Josh (ugh!). I told him to go on BlogTO and write lies about this jogger. But then i got into a fight with Doug about unpaid wages (most of the staff has been underpaid for weeks) and he canned me on the spot. Anyway, Josh is a huge hack and a mega-loner weirdo, don't listen to him.
bernie Q / July 2, 2014 at 11:03 am
Rob Ford what part of go away for a long time do you not understand? How much more of this idiotic waste of city, province and country resources can we waste on this lying homophobic racist idiot.
If you behaved like rob ford for a day at your job you would be fired immediately but he gets to parade like a lying drug addicted alcoholic womanizing lying lying lying clown for month after month
Tim / July 2, 2014 at 11:04 am
WOW even Ford Nation knows how to behave, take it to the polls people. Yelling and Whining does nothing.

I understand your passionate BUT imagine if those opposed to Tory or Chow behaved like this. Take it to the polls.
Jojo / July 2, 2014 at 11:05 am
I went to the East York Canada Day parade with my family as I do every year since I moved to EY 6 years ago. It's generally a nice family affair with marching bands and Shriners and local community groups.
Yesterday, Olivia Chow came out, as did some other councillors running in the fall. It did detract from previous years as it became a campaigning opportunity. The parade wound down so we spent time on the corner of Sammon and Glebemount chatting with our neighbours when down Sammon we saw a crowd. And a black Escalade. We realized that the Ford Cartel was taking advantage of the parade to add to the electioneering opportunity. Slowly they crept east towards us. I realize now, this happened because my brave fellow EYers were shouting the Cartel down. Doug was walking on the sidewalk while Sweaty Rob was on the street surrounded by his creepy minions. A bunch of us wondered aloud whether we should just leave before they got to us. When they did arrive, without planning or 'being part of a campaign', we did what EVERYONE should do. We told Rob Ford that he should resign and be ashamed. No one got aggressive. We just let him know how we felt. Upon hearing this, he hopped into his SUV and took off to the next group. Doug stuck around, making a beeline to some people who weren't chanting Rob down, while the sicarios of the Ford Cartel mingled around planning the next battle against Canada Day parades.
I hope he learned his lesson that EY isn't in support of him. While many of my neighbours may like his fiscally conservative views, they certainly won't accept his substance abuse, homophobia, racism, lies, corruption, criminal buddies or bullshit.
If RoFo comes to your neighbourhood, yell RESIGN before the first 'folks...' comes out of his lying conservative elitist mouth
iSkyscraper / July 2, 2014 at 11:07 am
Actually, the choicest Doug Ford quote was (from Global News):

Doug Ford was quick to come to his brother’s defence. “He needs a little anger management,” said Doug Ford, referring to Killoran. “I don’t go chasing socialists running and screaming behind them. You’re going to see nine to one of support (for the mayor).”

Besides Doug's little problem with math, it is infuriating that Doug calls anyone who opposes Rob a "socialist". What an ass. This Tea-Party lexicon is not going to work, nor is failing to recognize that plenty of conservatives are disgusted with Ford also.
Jojo replying to a comment from Chester / July 2, 2014 at 11:07 am
Yep, must've been part of the agenda to increase awareness for the liberal elitist shirtless jogging lobby. His 'crack' social media team spun his story out in record time.
No possible way he could be a guy expressing his views given the opportunity.
Yani / July 2, 2014 at 11:08 am
Alot of the media is not focusing on all the support Rob received yesterday at the Chin Picnic, Toronto Rib fest, etc, etc. National Post has it covered,
tnt / July 2, 2014 at 11:16 am
Never be the guy without the'll just look like an a$$hole..
Gus replying to a comment from iSkyscraper / July 2, 2014 at 11:23 am
Its also funny how anyone that questions Olivia Chow's platform, is labelled as Ford Nation and no discussion on the platform proceeds. The public has and should question all the candidates, instead we're just name calling each other, not digging any deeper into the candidates, and expected to fall in line and vote based of some pamphlets and speeches.
Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 11:25 am
Way to teach our youngsters how to behave there teacher. RESIGN. My children do not need to be swayed by your political banter and the circus that you've brought onto yourself.
J replying to a comment from Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 11:34 am
What? You don't want your children to have an opinion and just be mindless fools? If there is ANYONE who is cause a circus is that Rob Ford idiot.
Ian / July 2, 2014 at 11:38 am
I'd be angry too if I was in East York.
Lavender Blume / July 2, 2014 at 11:47 am
To those saying that Rob Ford is a fiscal conservative: Is he? I mean, is he really even a politician? All he is is a brainless bully who's being used as a prop by the people around him because his simple-minded, anti-politically correct way of talking appeals to people who feel validated that someone like them can be in charge. Rob Ford is too isolated from real life to understand that it costs money to run a government and provide public services. Voting against basically every motion that requires municipal investment is not policy; it's the worst sort of ignorance propped up by arrogance.
W. K. Lis / July 2, 2014 at 11:51 am
Is the lady reporter eyeing his breasts?

Seriously, since Rob refuses to answer reporters (to his liking) questions, he should answer taxpayer's questions instead of hiding behind his brother.
Lavender Blume replying to a comment from Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 11:51 am
Was he going on a political rant in the classroom, or was he expressing his views to his mayor in public on his own time, away from said children? If you're their parent, and this is the quality of the logic that's in your head, I'd say you need to be more 'concerned' about the fact that you're raising them, and not so much about the fact that people are asking Ford to answer questions regarding his suspicious behaviour. And you want to talk about a circus? Yikes.
Andy replying to a comment from Lavender Blume / July 2, 2014 at 11:57 am
A teachers salary is paid for by the government, so its OK for him to express his views on HIS OWN TIME the exact thing Rob is being questioned for his behavior on HIS OWN TIME?
Al replying to a comment from W. K. Lis / July 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm
I'm more concerned that he still won't answer questions from the police.
Ed / July 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm
He's hot! I hope he's gay.
Paul replying to a comment from Lavender Blume / July 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm
In a way a political bully is what we need at city hall to get things done and get things going. Those that try to appeal and move forward based without pushing their own agenda will get no where.
Anyone but Ford / July 2, 2014 at 12:11 pm
Was a certain 'Stun' reporter named Joe reverently following three paces behind Ford and catching his royal farts? What a sad excuse for "Journalism" when they act as publicists.
dan replying to a comment from Andy / July 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm
WTF - the issue with Ford isn't what he does on his own time. The guy is an utter failure and disgrace 24/7.

For the record - that guy was asking questions to Ford and then expressing his opinion. Yes that is ok.

Ford smoked crack, is a bigot and hung out with gangsters on his own AND city time. NOT OK.
Keen Observer / July 2, 2014 at 12:23 pm
Does Rob Ford have a platform? Don't think he does. Oh, and by the way, Stintz's tits are the best of any candidate!
Socrates / July 2, 2014 at 12:27 pm
Teachers are citizens and can't be censored out of the classroom because of democracy. Ford the politician represents the city 24/7 and must behave.
mar replying to a comment from Gus / July 2, 2014 at 12:28 pm
That's bullshit. give an example. I have never heard someone who questioned Chow's platform be referred to as Ford nation. you attempt to deflect is a bit silly.
I agree with Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 12:42 pm
Ford should resign for the reasons set out in Concerned's comment.
Karen's 36Cs / July 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm
We are running for 'Most Upstanding Citizens'.
Sam / July 2, 2014 at 01:16 pm
This shirtless clown is just one person. Its politics your not going to please everyone. No big deal here.
Student replying to a comment from Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 01:45 pm
I actually had him as a teacher 7 years ago, and he was one of the best. It's nice to have a teacher who has his/her opinions and actually supports you for making your own.
Josh replying to a comment from Messi / July 2, 2014 at 01:52 pm
He'll be fine. If Rob Ford has taught me anything, poor behaviour comes with no consequence.
zitgeist replying to a comment from Amin Massoudi / July 2, 2014 at 01:55 pm
You are disgusting.Your words reflect your true ignorance.
Spike replying to a comment from Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 02:07 pm
'Concerned,' huh? More like you're 'constipated' mentally and intellectually and don't know what to do or how to live, so you vote for idiots like Ford, Hudak/Harris and Harper every four years so that they can fuck you in the ass without you noticing. Morons like you are the very definition of the word 'sheeple'-you are sheep in human form, with no brain or mind of your own except to be led by somebody. That's why the shirtless guy's got you pissed off-he's not one, and is making AND taking a stand, while you sit stupidly and be dumb as a rock, taking it up the ass for Ford, Hudak/Harris and Harper.

Go on and be one-hope that you can tell your children (and grand children) what you did and what you were when you were young (what you'll tell them, I don't know what, but it won't look good on you.)
Davy Gravy replying to a comment from Gus / July 2, 2014 at 02:33 pm
Well, you're almost right. It WOULD be funny, if it were true. But it's not.
Gus replying to a comment from Davy Gravy / July 2, 2014 at 02:53 pm
Clearly you haven't been around these message boards very long.

Go back and check comments on previous articles, when some comment against Oliva, they are jumped all over and labelled Ford Nation trying to distract.
Steve / July 2, 2014 at 03:04 pm
When I heard this I thought of Ford Nation and the suburban and urban divide in Toronto.

Those in the burbs view themselves as more monied then those living in the city. Therefore more deserving for their good fortune at having more money.
Beagleman replying to a comment from Great Hall / July 2, 2014 at 03:09 pm
Jogger Guy from East York - my sentiments exactly, ditto and bravo.
kioch / July 2, 2014 at 03:38 pm
I liked how Rob's bodyguard handed Joe and magnet to quiet Joe down. Joe took the magnet and carried out asking Rob to answer.
Concerned / July 2, 2014 at 04:01 pm
Im not pissed off at the shirtless wonder, I believe there are other ways to express ouselves besides being confrontational infront of our youth. I follow the path of the peaceful warrior in todays society. Wars over politics and religion are unacceptable.

sasha baron c / July 2, 2014 at 04:03 pm
The MTV Jackass generation is taking over.
Sugarlarry / July 2, 2014 at 04:05 pm
I don't live in TO, but I think you guys should get Shirtless Guy to run for mayor. In all seriousness, he could probably do a better job than your current selection.
WhiteBox replying to a comment from Andy / July 2, 2014 at 04:15 pm
Please do not equate his constitutionally protected right to democratic expression with Ford's many (alleged) ILLEGAL DEALINGS.
Olga / July 2, 2014 at 04:24 pm
Vladamir Putin what you be doing running around Canada with your shirt off and hair grown out actin all aggressive with them crazy Canadians? Come back to mother Russia, we need your bully tactics back....
Davy Gravy replying to a comment from Gus / July 2, 2014 at 04:32 pm
Wow. Who knew there was another site also named where things like that happen?

Because on this particular, it doesn't work that way.
Amy / July 2, 2014 at 04:35 pm
Morning and daytime TV circuit, then an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel! This guy needs to quit his day job and get down to Hollywood asap while the trend is hot. We could very well be looking at Canada's next viral Tom Green, Justin Beiber or Pam Anderson, all Canadians that made it huge from going viral, being shocking and going from everyday Canadians to mega stars!
Davy Gravy replying to a comment from Sugarlarry / July 2, 2014 at 04:36 pm
Darn right. In fact, anyone could. Of course with Ford the bar for mayoral achievement has been lowered so far it's lying on the ground.
Dean / July 2, 2014 at 04:59 pm
Olivia Chow is in over her head. She built her whole campaign around anyone but Ford getting in. I really hoped she'd been more vocal over the past two months in Fords absence but she didnt speak up at all nor did she take the spotlight. She should have capitalized on the time Ford was gone, instead she had nothing to say. Shes speechless if she doesn't have Ford to compare herself too.
really? replying to a comment from Dean / July 2, 2014 at 06:01 pm
Not that you're on topic or anything but you could not be more wrong. The woman was everywhere. Talking to people in every ward. She isn't a blow hard and that's kind of the point. I would love to know what you recommend she should have been doing in his absence. If the answer is be on media talking about ford which is what it sounds like you think it is; then thank god you aren't advising her campaign. She has made some important announcements in the past two months but to blow the load in June when the election is in October is maybe the stupidest advice I've ever heard.
First world problems / July 2, 2014 at 06:15 pm
Your 5 minutes of fame riding on Robbies coat tails are up. Back to your East York existance
iSkyscraper / July 2, 2014 at 06:16 pm
I wonder what motivates the Ford campaign workers who troll on websites like this more -- the cash money they are paid, or their simple hatred for people who are smarter/more successful than they are?

Sorry, Ed! / July 2, 2014 at 06:36 pm
So you say, "He's hot. I hope he's gay." I'm sorry to tell you he's straight...Rob Ford is straight (tanksgot).
louise Rally replying to a comment from Great Hall / July 2, 2014 at 06:38 pm
leave the man alone Rob ford has gone for help... how come it's ok when the stars go to Betty ford.
So shirtless idiot.... really it was a family day parade not a place for you to shoot off your mouth. what is all this crap about being a Homophobe. If you are gay fine don't push it on the rest of us. I thought you guys did not want to be called fagot's then don't call us homophobe's. We have a right to our feelings about your crude behavior.
that's the problem with Toronto these days. Everyone excepting this is so sad.... is the disgrace of the parade not enough
Mr. Sedentary / July 2, 2014 at 06:43 pm
I'm taking up (shirtless) jogging.
I'm not excepting your bigotry Louise / July 2, 2014 at 06:46 pm
You and Rob should be prosecuted. Talk it over when you see each other at the next KKK rally or when you both burn a cross on a victim's lawn.
Dan replying to a comment from louise Rally / July 2, 2014 at 06:54 pm
I'm not "excepting" your illiteracy, maybe you need a visit with a teacher who can get you back to elementary school where you belong.
Just Sayin' / July 2, 2014 at 07:04 pm
Is this guy trying to be Steve Carell? If you're trying to break into the movie business bud, the viral thing is a little hit and miss. Get some proper head shots done and an agent, trying to do it outside of the industry will take forever.
Gabe / July 2, 2014 at 07:07 pm
Amazing how the media will find one negative point in Rob Fords very busy day of visiting many of the Canada Day event and turn it into a story. Big Deal some guy asked him some questions, last year another disrespectful non accepting resident threw her drink at him....

Negative Point 2(000) / July 2, 2014 at 07:23 pm
FuckFord telling CP24 he has never used heroin. FuckFord telling CBC he has used heroin. Mr. Mayor:which is the lie? Do you know what a lie is, Fuckford?
I'm not excepting your lie FuckFord! / July 2, 2014 at 07:30 pm
Louise Rally: Thank you for introducing your version of English! Mayor Fuckford: Thank you for lying RIGHT AWAY! Can you describe how it felt when you used heroin...or when you didn't as the case may be. Do you know what truth is, FuckFord?
Lie Detector & Drug Testing Time, FuckFord! / July 2, 2014 at 07:33 pm
Or just resign/withdraw. Enough already.
Mar / July 2, 2014 at 07:34 pm
Wow nayshun is in full force on this one. You guys really are the saddest sacks
Tammy / July 2, 2014 at 07:39 pm
This guy is a liar he isn't jogging at all, he's just standing there shouting. FAKE.
Rob ford / July 2, 2014 at 07:49 pm
I was born with blond hair and I'll die with blond hair (that would be nice but most people born with blond hair die with white hair) I was born an alcoholic (what?) and I'll die an alcoholic (I'll give him that)
Lavender Blume replying to a comment from Paul / July 2, 2014 at 08:02 pm
Paul, if you will, please expound for me in what way "the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over others", politically or otherwise, is in any way consistent with what it means to be a professional, intelligent, representative member of elected public office. Oh, and just to lay my mind at ease, I'd really appreciate it if you could tell me that you do not work in such a capacity, nor will you ever.
Rob Ford / July 2, 2014 at 08:47 pm
Heroinn:Si! Heroin:So!

Yes & No are the same thing!
Terry Edwards / July 2, 2014 at 09:03 pm
With enemies like that, Ford doesn't need friends. Vulgar, rude, he could only be a teacher... the same Toronto that elected Ford in the first place. Looks good on you, Toronto.
DL / July 2, 2014 at 09:06 pm

I'd vote for him over all the idiots running now.
Andy replying to a comment from Lavender Blume / July 2, 2014 at 09:36 pm
Ohh now you change your tune. Of course not. I was replying to your previous post where you were referring to him as a bully, not late night visits, etc. etc. etc.etc. I didn't say we needed Ford I was simply saying our city hall is filled with lame ducks who waste tax payer dollars taking days and weeks to agree on a bloody street name and voting on whether they should receive a raise, they spend a whole day voting on what the agenda for the week should be. A bully that's willing to force the issue forward is maybe what we need, and I don't see that in anyone running. You know a pig headed stubborn bully like Steve Jobs.
Terry replying to a comment from Terry Edwards / July 2, 2014 at 09:38 pm
Yes agreed. And Ford got in on an anyone but the norm status quo vote, now let's be careful when we cast our "anyone but Ford" vote.
LIZ / July 2, 2014 at 09:42 pm
Awesome. Ford back, impressions are up, comments are up again, a shirtless teacher is in the spotlight, the media and all of us love this. Welcome back Mr. Ford!!!! I'm not voting for you, but were all rubber necking at the train wreck. This reminds me of how we all focused on the OJ Simpson scandal. The mayor we love to hate!!!! XOXO Kisses!!

Jim / July 2, 2014 at 09:44 pm
Poor guy is gonna have to walk around with his shirt off for the rest of his life to be recognized. We won't recognize him or care once he has a top on.
Sarah Ravensdale replying to a comment from Messi / July 2, 2014 at 09:45 pm
As another teacher, I can tell you that it is students who bring up Mr Ford in class because it is impossible for kids to avoid hearing about his antics and, sadly, students often find his drug use and idiotic comments hilarious. I don't mind sharing with students that I think his behavior is inappropriate. I wonder why any parent would have a problem with that.
proud of east york / July 2, 2014 at 09:49 pm
I am very proud of East York! You are an example to us all, especially Joe the jogger and the older lady who called out Ford.
We could all be the shirtless jogger and tell Ford how we feel, except Ford refuses to provide a daily itinerary.
Karen Stintz Shirtless, Jogging / July 2, 2014 at 10:08 pm
Now that would be something!
jo / July 2, 2014 at 10:18 pm
Ford is way better than Olivia, Karen and David. John is god but too soft. Ford will win.
Rory / July 2, 2014 at 11:24 pm
I dont think any parent would have a problem with that BUT that doesnt mean I also condone acting like a raving shouting lunatic to get your point across. We have a political system that we all must respect in order to have our say. Jumping up and down, whining and crying that someone else has done you wrong does nothing. This isnt the playground. Have your say. Cast your vote of confidence for your candidate,influence other voters if you can. There are many positive ways to express yourself besides ending up on the evening news half naked yelling the side of the street.
Wayne / July 2, 2014 at 11:33 pm
Don't let the door hit you on the way out there Teach!

Rob still has the strongest platform out there. So obvious the other candidates don't have a platform of their own but are instead bending, twisting, changing thier platforms around Robs.

Yeah Olivia is going to increase bus service by 10% because she saw an old lady that used to walk 5 miles to school waiting for 20 minutes for a bus! Yeah Olivia came out with her own world cup schedule/pamphlet, talk about progressive!!

Parkdale Guy / July 2, 2014 at 11:35 pm
The idea that Rob Ford is even an issue disturbs me. The idea that people attack citizens for expressing their distaste with the politicians who claim to represent them disturbs me.

The lack of information and understanding of economics, politics, global capital, and ethics are creating a world of people only interested in their own well being. Thinking about a more just society is not Stalinism, it's sanity. The brain washing of support for hyper-capitalism, and the preference for the identity as taxpayer over citizen is deeply disturbing.

I think it's time for torches and pitchforks, to quote a recent article by an internet billionaire.
Ashamed / July 2, 2014 at 11:36 pm
As a Toronto resident I am ashamed at the candidates and government that we have. We have such potential we bring in so much dollars for the country, but we usually piss it all way on shiny new toys. We do need to cut back a little on the spending and the budget, if this was our own personal budget most of us would stop the spending immediately!

Instead thought, we don't care, the taxes have already been taken off of me, I have no say in what they spend it on, let them have thier way with our dollars they only way out of this mess is to move ot of province. Ashamed.
Get lost Rob / July 2, 2014 at 11:37 pm
You HAVE to yell and scream to get through the thick skulls of Fraud Nation. I shake my head daily at the moronic imbeciles who line up to kiss Fraud's ass on a daily basis because they have zero understanding of what a mess this man has made of his Mayoralty term and what a huge lost opportunity of time has been wasted on a man with no vision. A big city needs to think big, not like a cave-man with addiction problems. Fraud Nation should be ashamed of themselves for sycophantically enabling and propping up this walking disaster.
SEO / July 2, 2014 at 11:51 pm
The name is Joe Killoran. Use it abuse it, sign it up for whatever you want. Remember the name is Joe Killoran.Shirtless in the 416. Joe Killoran

Joe Killoran

Joe Killoran

Joe Killoran
Justice replying to a comment from Parkdale Guy / July 3, 2014 at 12:00 am
I don't care about politics all I know is Rob is a fat fuck jock that doesn't represent me in appearance or in beliefs. I'm into bands, art, socializing and creating happenings none of which Rob resents. He needs to get out of office. We don't have the balls for torches and pitch forks most people stand for a false sense of reality and self anyways and trying to live up to some fake ideals that we've witness through TV and celebrity.

Victoria / July 3, 2014 at 12:14 am
Gee no wedding ring on this guy, I wonder why? Maybe its time to quit the cardio and jogging and actually lift some weights to gain some muscle mass there wannabe.
Kopy / July 3, 2014 at 12:14 am
Seems some teachers release their frustrations by screaming like lunatics after trying to control their anger issues with students during the school year. Maybe the students should freak out on all the teachers who can not teach properly or are poor examples of morals in the class room.
Steve / July 3, 2014 at 12:15 am
I don't think that he was just your average, ordinary Joe, out for a shirtless jog - he looks like a grandstander to me. I don't necessarily care much for Rob Ford but I guess he has made it easy to be the brunt of all forms of abuse, from Jimmy Kimmel to Average Joe Killoran.
Drew / July 3, 2014 at 07:33 am
What a way to spend your Canada Day, join the celebration pal. Its about Canada and the kids celebrating not about you and anger.
Ian / July 3, 2014 at 08:07 am
So this is what teachers do with their two months off. Get a real job, Kathleen Wynne can't protect you forever. Self righteous entitled teacher!
Rory / July 3, 2014 at 08:44 am
Of course anyone that is opposed to the way this guy chose to express himself is immediately labelled as Ford Nation. WRONG
Sue / July 3, 2014 at 08:50 am
What questions hasn't he answered that you're all dying to know the answers to?
Viral 101 / July 3, 2014 at 09:19 am
Isn't this just another sensationalized Rob Ford story? Has "going viral" lost all it's meaning?

This is/was just a news story, it happened in the afternoon and was on the evening news.
Mike / July 3, 2014 at 09:43 am
Now that Rob's back Olivia has come out of hiding and has something to say again...
the lemur / July 3, 2014 at 09:53 am
Way to subtly check him out, Cynthia.
Dear Sue / July 3, 2014 at 10:24 am
Take a wild guess, dumbkopf! Or read sone news 2010-2014.
Howard the Duck / July 3, 2014 at 10:26 am
Now that FuckFord's back "Mike" has come out of hiding to do his Three Stooges imitation: Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk!
Sue replying to a comment from Dear Sue / July 3, 2014 at 10:36 am
So you admit you just want to wallow in the filth of every minute detail of this behavior. The mayor you love to hate.

Can you not move on, he's done, over, right?

Enjoy the wallowing people.
Tale of Two Mayors-Truth/Lies version, by Groucho Mimico / July 3, 2014 at 10:37 am
He was the worst of Mayors, he was the best of Mayors; He lied all the time, he always told the truth; He always used drugs/drank, he never drank or inhaled; He hated everyone, he hated no one; He worked hard every day, he never worked a day in his life; He was a bigot, he fought for equality; He pandered to the uninformed, he fixed sump pumps with his own hands; He was a criminal, he was as honest as Mammolitti; He was a member of the Dixon Bloods, he ordered hits; His family belonged to the Cali Cartel, his family were drugged lunatics;...
Dear Sue the Crazed / July 3, 2014 at 10:51 am
Wallow? He's over? We'll move on when FuckFord moves on, not before. Stamp Out The Ford Infestation! It ain't over 'til its over!
We stand on Guard! / July 3, 2014 at 10:52 am
Against Ford the Barbarian!
Bugs Dougs & Daffy Rob / July 3, 2014 at 10:56 am
Overture, turn out the lights! This is it, the night of nights! No more shooting up pretending we're not high! We know all our lies by heart!
Apologize Directly! By Name To Each Group! / July 3, 2014 at 11:35 am
Right Now Liarob FordShame!
Psst! Rob! / July 3, 2014 at 11:38 am
Your lawyer's not the best in Canada. He's doing a bad job of managing your exposure, dumbkins!! A first year law student could do better. Hint: this is real life, in Canada, not American TV.
Gail / July 3, 2014 at 11:44 am
“Never give a person a piece of your mind when all you really wanted to do was give them a piece of your heart.”
― Shannon L. Alder

This story would have been much more touching if the shirtless jogger had given Rob a hug.
Irwin Mimico / July 3, 2014 at 12:01 pm
This guy is a joke. Lower your voice and for god sakes put a shirt on! It troubles me that my granddaughter will have to enter a school system with people like this teaching.
Louise is a crackhead / July 3, 2014 at 12:32 pm
What's wrong with Toronto is whoever supports these worthless clowns. Also you're right, his lawyer is worse, he's supposed to have gone to law school but when he talks he speaks like the bum asking for change at my local Starbucks. In 4 months, these 2 clowns will try to get a reality show on Slice TV after they lose, mark my words. I'm never wrong. PS - GO SHIRTLESS JOGGER! I'd rather be dead than live in a world (f-a city) that supports these white trash folk - he gives a bad name to alcoholism.)
Dan / July 3, 2014 at 12:42 pm
This is awesome!! I can't believe Howard Stern sent Baba Booey up to Canada to cover Ford. Pure GOLD!
James / July 3, 2014 at 12:49 pm
The shirtless wonder is making the rounds. This guy was on Toronto radio this morning. Check on the podcast section on this page for the interview

Awesome sauce. This guy proves he really is the real deal. A hero fot us all to look up to.
Careful is a genius bigot! / July 3, 2014 at 01:48 pm
Just legitimized all bigotry with his genius comment, above!
never again / July 3, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Toronto needs MORE shirtless joggers and fewer ass-kissing idiots who form a little fanclub every time they see Ford in public. Are people really not intelligent enough to separate in their minds the difference between liking a person's character and actually voting for him as a mayor?

WORST. MAYOR. EVER. And after Lastman, that takes some doing. Toronto, give your collective heads a shake and stop kissing Ford's lard ass because you make yourselves look ridiculous.
Giles replying to a comment from never again / July 3, 2014 at 03:50 pm
Olivia Chow has no character AND yes people are still voting for her so yes people are able to separate in their minds the difference between liking a person's character and actually voting for her as a mayor.

Just because someone gets a picture snapped with Ford does not make them part of his fan club nor does it mean they are going to vote for him. Can you not separate this in your mind?
Tammy replying to a comment from never again / July 3, 2014 at 03:55 pm
I believe "careful" is simply stating that people need to be able to accept and tolerate each other regardless of whether they have the same beliefs or not. Isn't that how we all get along?

gus / July 3, 2014 at 03:58 pm
We all love poutine on here right? Can we agree on that?
Irwin Mimico / July 3, 2014 at 04:16 pm
Not everyone who supports Mr. Ford is a homophobe! You guys just got used to forcing your LGBT sexuality on the rest of us. Not everybody has to like or support your lifestyle. It's life your going to have to accept that.
realityCheck / July 3, 2014 at 04:44 pm
Would agree with many of this jogger's comments. But will also say that he doesn't really look like he does much jogging. Which is probably just as well because the Mayor doesn't really do much "mayoring". Ok buddy, can you please now put your shirt on?
Tammy Hates Poutine!! / July 3, 2014 at 04:54 pm
No Tammy, 'Careful' means that homophobia is OK since they are just nonconformists. Totally Insane! Bigotry is just noncomformity. So is hatred of others. 'Careful' is a hatemonger and so are you, because you can't think, can you, dummy?
Gays for Mimico Cements Plants! / July 3, 2014 at 05:01 pm
Irwin Mimico has forced anti-cement plant policies down our throats. We are buying the cement plant in Mimico AND EXPANDING IT! Eat our dust Irwin!
dan replying to a comment from Careful part 2 / July 3, 2014 at 05:41 pm
Your comment is not logical, it's ignorant.
"Code" replying to a comment from Look up the definition of homophobia, dummies / July 3, 2014 at 10:10 pm
You preach tolerance yet will not accept opinions of others that differ from your own, who is the real bigot? "Creature" - very ugly thought.
Irwin, I'm disappointed! / July 3, 2014 at 10:14 pm
We were looking forward to forcing our LGBT sexuality on you next Tuesday at 8 p.m. Guess our date is off?
Code II / July 3, 2014 at 10:16 pm
Bigotry is not opinion. I have no tolerance for bigots. Do you have mad cow disease?
Irwin...we're coming... / July 3, 2014 at 11:00 pm
LGBT want you Irwin...
SHIRTLESS JOGGER FOR MAYOR / July 3, 2014 at 11:10 pm
Only the Sun and the Fords seem to think Rob is going to win this election. If he thinks the Shirtless Jogger is the only one in this city fed up to the tits with his antics, he has a huge surprise coming. Grab the broom and let's sweep City Hall clear of both the Fords and their lapdog lackeys like Mammo.
U R ALL FLAKES! replying to a comment from Justice / July 3, 2014 at 11:41 pm
I guess Olivia Chow represents your beliefs the best. You like music, socializing and making happenings. I noticed there was no mention of work. Olivia is your best fit. She will gouge the working people, so people like you and the rest of the "down with the institution" folk can socialize.

Why does no one mention the scandal with Kathleen Wynn right in the middle. Why does no one mention that Olivia was living in subsidized housing with the lovely Jack while both were making over a hundred thou each a year.

I get it, if you are a conservative there is a certain standard but if you are left you can get away with just about anything.

Liberalism and Socialism is a disease. Like a chemical imbalance. Anyway I hope you Beachers and the rest of the flakes get exactly what you deserve. A dose of Chow followed by Mr. Trudeau in the Federal election.
SHIRTLESS JOGGER / July 4, 2014 at 12:15 am
Shirtless Jogger doesn't have the balls to take on Capitain John's Boathouse Restaurant so he definately can't take on the mayors job.
An inspiration for one and all / July 4, 2014 at 01:57 pm

Shirtless jogger inspires shirtless protest
Out for a Jog / July 4, 2014 at 04:37 pm
In internet terms, it seems like this took a long time. "Out for a jog" t-shirt. Pretty funny.
Mr.A / July 4, 2014 at 11:53 pm
Here's the thing; the Ford brothers aren't disliked and ridiculed because of their conservative policies, their personal wealth, or substance abuse issues.

They are ridiculed and disliked because they are immature, irresponsible, and stupid.
Pat / July 5, 2014 at 09:53 pm
This guy may have wanted to make a point and really is out for change, but 60% of it is attention. You could easily put on a shirt and make your point. But at least he doesn't look like he needs a shower or doesn't look like all these "squeegy kids" or ex-con (or at par with ex-con) drones walking around these days.
Good for the Jogger! / July 6, 2014 at 01:30 am
Ha! This one man did more to shake the confidence of the Jello Twins more than any single person so far has. Why? Because he stood up to them and yelled, and would not back down and shut up like they are used to. Stand up to a bully and they get that terrified look on their faces where you can see the whites of their eyes. That pasted on "smile" on Doug's red face was absolutely classic. Phoney Smile Award, if ever their was. In fact, PHONEY FAMILY AWARD, too. Every fricking one of them.
Amy replying to a comment from Good for the Jogger! / July 6, 2014 at 10:07 am
Shows you how pathetic Tory and Chow are that this clown can come along and shake Ford up more that either of those two have been able to do...Pathetic

Anyone but Ford, Tory, or Chow! We deserve better!
Anyone but Ford / July 6, 2014 at 10:18 am
No, Amy. Anyone but FORD. And anyone who throws Chow and Tory into the same degenerate basket as Ford clearly has not been following City politics for the past decade. Either of them love Toronto and would do a stellar job compared to Bloato.
Simon Tarses replying to a comment from iSkyscraper / July 6, 2014 at 11:28 am
Possibly the same thing that motivates an American to troll a Canadian site with her "expert" opinions on how a Canadian city should be run?
Amy replying to a comment from Anyone but Ford / July 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm
DISAGREE - I did not put them in a degenerate basket but in NON LEADERSHIP basket. They are not the best possible candidates they are the only candidates we have to choose from. What part of NO doesn't Tory understand from the public. He only threw his name back in the race AGAIN because he only looks good in comparison to Ford.
Amy / July 6, 2014 at 12:14 pm
Lets nor forget Ford looked good once against other candidates and he won.

I believe candidates should look good and stand as leaders on their own and not only because they look better than someone else.
AK / July 8, 2014 at 01:36 am
Bravo shirtless jogger. BRAVO!!! TORONTO NEEDS TO SPEAK UP LIKE YOU DO. I KNOW I DO IT AND IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH "anger management:" which is another cowardly tool used by politically correct useless liars who never do anything about anything and make life miserable for the rest of us in Toronto.

Bravo shirtless jogger once again!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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