ETM Pepsi bit another bit written by Benjy to swipe at Hamptons' Howie?

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  1. robbykrieger

    robbykrieger Member

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    Just heard the ETM bit about suing "In Plain Sight" over four Pepsi-Colas. The bit was SO ludicrous and lame that no one, for one second, in their right mind, could possibly believe that it may be anywhere within 500 miles of the truth.

    Except, that is, for someone who is so out-of-touch with reality that he doesn't know if four Pepsi-Colas are worth $5, or $50, or $500, or if such amounts of money are so valuable to common folk, that they would sue over such amounts.

    The bit was stupid enough to be written by Benjy; and transparent enough to be a swipe at Hamptons' Howie for suing every company he works for, and intentionally turning his show into shit, despite the fact that he's been paid hundreds of millions of dollars already.

    What do you want Howie; 4 Pepsis?
     
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    MFnAntiChrist Well-Known Member Banned User

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    If it were anyone other than ETM I might believe it was a bit. I honestly believe ETM would do some stupid shit like that.
     
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    Yo u owe m e four pepsi s. stop this shi t now!
     
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    concur
     
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    MISERABLE66 Well-Known Member

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    This Benji dig at Howard bit crossed my mind too... but I dunno man.
     
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    ETM isn't smart enough to come up with a suit over it. Then they get Johnny on with him and the whole thing was just so contrived. It's one thing to have a planned bit and be funny. There was nothing funny at all about this planned bit. If four bottles of Pepsi is the best he and his crack staff can come up with, Howard should just retire right now.
     
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    i gotta think lobster boy was the lone gunman on this one, well with johnny's prodding......
     
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    It was too crazy not to be eric but if it was cooked up by someone, my guess is fratto. He'd have eric say anything just so he can get a few more seconds of airtime to plug his stupid shit.
     
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    I heard plain as day Howard ask ETM .."Is this a bit?" and ETM
    answered right away NOOO ....that's enough 4 me ....musta been
    real ....tho i wonder how he typed that letter? :lol:
     
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    I wasn't on board with the whole "Benjy is fucking with Howard" deal at first, but today I realized that that bit was SO fucking ridiculous that the only person who probably thought it was Radio Gold was the out-of-touch multi-hundred-millionaire behind the mic. Nobody, even ETM, is so obtuse that they're going to threaten to sue somebody over four Pepsis.

    Yes, ETM would've asked for them on-set if he wanted them that badly. Yes, ETM realizes that threatening to sue somebody over $5 worth of soda is going to prohibit him from getting more work. The only person who doesn't realize that suing someone who gives you enough exposure to fuel your tremendous ego, and more money than anyone else in the world would give you for same is Howard fucking Stern.

    Not only must the people immediately around Stern realize how goddamned ridiculous his ego and greed have become, they have to have personal knowledge and countless stories about the shit he does on a daily basis that would curl your fucking hair.

    Semi-retarded midgets don't threaten to sue corporations over a drop in the bucket. Howard Stern regularly does.
     
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    Or perhaps this just builds upon ETM's image. Why is he getting these spots? It's a publicity stunt for the shows. Perhaps they don't realize how small Howard's audience is these days. The only reason ETM draws any interest at all is because he is the unlikely antagonist on the show. He has to do stupid shit like suing over $5 worth of Pepsi to keep his reputation of being a cranky, pain in the ass. Imagine if ETM were a regular, easy-going dude who happened to be wheelchair bound. Would there be any reason to pick up his calls? He has to do stuff that can be made fun of.
     
  12. robbykrieger

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    I'm assuming that Fratto has SOME sort of business sense. I can't see him creating this unbelievably stupid bit, because it's SO unbelievable.

    I honestly think that people are just making fun of Stern right under his surgically-altered nose.
     
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    Here's a different way to look at the same question: if the bit came from Fratto and the midget, why wouldn't Howard, or somebody on Howard's staff say "Midget; no one is going to buy this faggotry!"?

    Somebody at THSS necessarily signed-off on this. None of them are as out-of touch as Howard. Thus, people around Howard are in on its ridiculousness, and convinced Howard that we all would buy it.
     
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    Many do buy those silly fake phony phone calls :dontknow:
     
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    Got to fill time somehow
     
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    Such bullshit all the time now.
     
  17. GRATEFUL DEAD

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    Johnny was WASTED on that call......even Midge pointed out that fact.......sad that Midge feels screwed over for $4.00 worth of battery acid............
     
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    Other shows will totally stay away from the constant complainer Midge..........
     
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    too much conspiracy theory for me...
     
  20. robbykrieger

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    For the Love of Shiva, please tell me that THSS sucks only because of Stern himself (clearly, a lost cause), but not also because EVERYONE in his studio does too.

    I'm nearly certain that not everyone can simultaneously suck.