Can anyone recommend a good bit or segment from the WNBC era?

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  1. Hateman

    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I can't listen to anything from that era of the show. The jokes are dated and hokey. Howard is all fast talking and nasally. And they cut to commercial every 10 mins. Thanks. :hat:
     
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    FCCstandards Non-Essential Salooner VIP

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    There aren't any
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Anyone else?
     
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    No
     
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    Based on the bits I have hear, the WNBC era seemed to be more about Howard breaking boundries than about what we would today consider radio gold.

    Just the fact that Howard was talking on air about his personal life, berrating management and staff, as well as doing a few non pc bits was new and fresh back then.

    Howard knows this and that is why not much of the earlier stuff is replayed.

    in my opinion Stern was at his peak from early 90s ( he first came on air in my area in 94) to the early 00s (around 02), with a resurgance in 2006/2007. A slight decline in 2008 (yet still quality) with a drop off the clip when Howard decided he rather put his effort into agt than hiring a competent comedian for the chair
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Anything with golf claps is pretty awesome.
     
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    Uhhhhhhh?

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  9. Hateman

    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    That Beth?
     
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    No but by god that is now Howard!
     
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    [video=youtube;l7B4VAlBgq0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7B4VAlBgq0[/video]
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Urgh too many golf claps!!!
     
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    They did an NBC vacation special a few years ago. As you noted, it wasn't very funny.
     
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    WNBC was almost entirely about Howard fighting with his bosses and the rest of the station's staff.

    It was great radio, like nothing I had ever heard before.
     
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    And you can't discount the "breaking boundaries" aspect of the show. Howard's early work may sound terrible now, but at the time it would have been groundbreaking. It is very hard for many forms of entertainment to stand the test of time.

    I didn't listen to Howard until the mid-90s, and even that late I found his show to be an eye opener. It was fresh and different. I feel like it was one of he first forms of "reality" entertainment that now dominates tv. I imagine if I listened in the 80s, I would have found those old shows hilarious and amazing.