Bumpers even longer now?

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  1. tom2000

    tom2000 Well-Known Member

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    1. Phony phone call - 2min
    2. Song Parody - 2min
    3. Commercial - 30-60 sec
    4. Phony phone call - 2min
    5. Real Song - 4 min

    I would say he is doing a 3 hour show max now after these ridiculously long bumpers..
    Is this Stern's way of sticking it to Sirius now for all the contract disputes?
     
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    I noticed this even before I quit listening, I imagine it's gotten even worse since. It's like Fred looks for the longest, most played out song he can find as well
     
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    Yes
     
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    Welcome my friends to the revolution...
    what revolution?
    the one in wiggy's bank account.
     
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    The longer the breaks, the less work Howard has to do. More marbles for less work.
     
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    The other day they ended the WUS show and I rewound my player to find out they did 12 minutes of ads before sternthology.
     
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    I love it when the show starts at 7:05am and Howards says, "lets take a quick break," at 7:20am. That has happened many times. Although Jon Hein may have the record set on that because I have heard him start the Wrap Up Show and take his first break within the first 2 minutes.
     
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    "Only long enough to take a bathroom break." Another lie.
     
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    "And we'll probably play a song, Robin"
     
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    12 minutes doesn't sound like a lot, but it's an eternity if you are stuck in traffic listening in your car.

    There are still people who pay for this shit? The mind boggles.
     
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    When you tally the 10 to 12-min ad breaks plus 6 to 8 minutes of bumpers, it's right back at K-Rock 20+ levels.
     
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    I wished I had nothing to do because I've wanted to time the actual amount of "show" - like they do with football games to figure out how long the ball is actually in play over the 3-hour+ telecast. I agree that it feels like it's more bits, music, frequent breaks, drawn out interviews, etc. and less real show.

    I hate when he says "Robin, I need to pish." - how fucking old is he?
     
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    It takes a long time for hein, booey and will to suck wiggy off during the breaks.
     
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    Haven't listened this year but sounds like he still breaks within the first 15 minutes?
     
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    No Commercials that's why ya pay remember that B.S.
     
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    When Hein takes a break of the bat I assume it is because someone is waving him down outside of the studio to tell him to be certain to not talk about some issue or topic or lie that came up on the show
     
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    I pay for music, talk and news shows, and Jay Thomas.
    Couldnt care less what wiggreed is doing!
     
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    I remember driving to fucking work and hearing nothing but commercial.:mad:
     
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    "Black hole sunnnn, wontcha coommee.."

    What's this, Fred?
     
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    It's a shame how this show has "evolved".

    2015 I'd say is by far the worst year in Sirius history.

    It's crazy to think how Howard ripped off his hard core fan base? How can he consciously go through with this? He basically cashed out completely and does this show with zero work. He just shows up and let's his low paid writers entertain us with horribly unfunny morning zoo bits.

    I guess Howard doesn't give 1 fuck about his legacy? I know I would at least want to leave the air and legacy on a high note. Go out with one funny bang. Since Artie left... we got to see the real unfunny and not talented Howard but he could hire a few known comedians and leave with 1 great year.

    It's weird for someone who busted his ass for his career and had great people on a show but then refused to pay for great writers and comedians and ends up with a half ass shitty commercial filled zoo show with NO comedy and filled with 2 duds with partial dementia who drone on about nothing and can't remember a person's name with a gun to their heads.
     
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