Even by Howard's standards, this is a new low

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  1. schnauzer

    schnauzer Well-Known Member

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    I staggered by Howard's complete callousness (& silence) about HTV's closure. All of the television staff are now without jobs. Some of them, like Gange, have devoted two decades of their lives working for Howard Stern, enduring all manner of ridicule on-air & he dismisses them, without the slightest concern. There's been nothing said about it on the WUS & even Marriann from Brooklyn has remained mute on the subject. Maybe Howard thinks if Gange & Doug & Brian & Richie are never mentioned again, we'll forget they ever worked there in the first place? I really do feel sorry for those guys because they must have expected their positions to be safe until the end of the HSS contract. This all happened so fast & unexpectedly, they were blindsided into unemployment. I know i shouldn't be shocked by Howard & his sociapathic business manoeuvres, but i am :doh:
     
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    hopefully someone talks
     
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    schnauzer Well-Known Member

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    Gange has deleted his Twitter account. I bet the poor fuck's depressed as shit
     
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    No one ever seems to talk, not even about signing a non disclosure
     
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    one day someone will, too many people fucked over to keep it under wraps forever
     
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    Once Howard passes away maybe?
     
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    his chances of getting laid are now zero point zero
     
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    John Smith Well-Known Member VIP

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    Also, it's a shame we'll never know what happened. Stern may or may not have another medium to replace this but was it In Demand that made the first move to end their relationship? I always thought it was despicable that "Howard TV" never really had any original content, just edited video from the radio show. He couldn't do a lousy hour of original content a week for his paying viewers? And I don't mean High Pitch Eric stuffing his face or the "back story" on Sal & Richard's totally staged phony phone calls. And with the reduced available content due to Howard's reduced radio schedule, it took balls to charge $12.95 a month for limited, non-original programming.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    Yeah someone has to talk at sometime. Book, interview, etc.
     
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    Sal's show in the hallway was like a mini-sitcom, not great, but at least he tried
     
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    howardtv sucked and most of those guys are idiot hacks so I don't actually feel bad for them
     
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    I guess they were employed by Howard? Not in demand itself, so they got fucked.
     
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    DePace was on TWUS today cracking jokes & having fun
    The only mention of HTV was Gary kidding that the recent new/nice DePace was bc he was out of a job
    He certainly doesn't hold any grudge
    I thought that was strange to hear him since they usually do what the thread starter said and barely mention them again
     
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    Howard gave them employment for over 10 years. They should be grateful Howard allowed them around him. Next is the news team until the only people left are Robin, Howard & Fred broadcasting via ISDN.
     
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    the line of work they are in its just the way it goes. howardtv was never treated like real staff anyway for the most part
     
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    Maybe it's temporary for some of the guys?
     
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    there is some plan, sim cards? itunes?
     
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    schnauzer Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure that's what they've been told, to keep them quiet & hopeful
     
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    They just found Gange
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    sammyr134 Mister Sunshine Banned User

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    That is because his wife has a great job and has always been the bread winner.