How the fuck did we get here?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Beth143nacho, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep Gold

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    How did this show go from entertaining discussion with relevant guest, great bits, games, prizes and an attitude like "robin, we have an entire news crew reporting on nothing but show stuff, and nothing's off limits"

    To

    12 week vacations from three 4-hour snooze fests where we ignore the biggest elephants in the room?
     
  2. yippeekyaa

    yippeekyaa Moved forward. VIP

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    I don't know Nacho, maybe you should ask Beth.
     
  3. psxpirate2k3

    psxpirate2k3 Member Banned User

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    I think you will find that she is in fact not in the room
     
  4. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep Gold

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    Lol
     
  5. newcastlefan

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    uh, howard got everything he's ever wanted?
     
  6. harlock

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    Wiggy got what he THOUGHT he wanted. :dontknow:
     
  7. jyanks

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    I had it on while I was driving to work, and Howard was doing his Broadway musical bit again.
    I think he sang for about 20 minutes straight.
    What a way to waste time!
     
  8. LobsterTails

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    That Broadway stuff gets funnier every time he does it. You obviously don't know the first thing about comedy.

    :dontknow: :wigtip:
     
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    What "elephant in the room" have they not discussed? Everything is fine in the Stern universe, no ratings to live up to, and the checks keep clearing.
     
  10. jon1972us

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    Good lord I had to turn it off during the one hour Bianca discussion. I don't give a fuck about his god damn dog.
     
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    unfeeling cunt!!:ohno:
     
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    jon1972us Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the compliment
     
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    Everything looks good from here...

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  14. j shmuck

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    We got here because Howard has purposely eliminated much of the ingredients that once made the show great

    1) Entertaining news segment with Jackie/Artie in the comedian chair and often (prticularly in the 90s) another comedian sitting in th riff on the news
    2) Edgy non pc takes on society and current events
    3) relentless mockery of vapid and annoying celebrities
    4) relating hilarious stories and complaining about his life at home (often at the expense of his wife and her friends)
    5) multiple real, unscripted, unpredictable, interesting, and sometimes confrontational calls


    All of the elements have been eliminated by Howard, which leaves us with the product that we have today
     
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    dr retarded New Member Banned User

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    Stern went from stealing from Alex Bennett, Bob Grant and Steve Dahl...

    To stealing from "The View".
     
  16. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    No financial incentive for effort = work ethic of your average DMV employee.
     
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    You guys obviously don't get the show.
    What do you do for a living?
     
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    Benji and whatshername should buy a dog and then kill it :hhh:
     
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    It was a gradual decline. And yes, it has everything to do with the fact that ratings became unimportant.
     
  20. Kobrakai NYC 3

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    That and Ted Kennedy.....2 time killers that he can auto pilot through and fool himself that he's still a radio performer and is earning his billions. Not funny, nor fun.

    :deadhorse: