I thought Breuer knocking his dad was beyond the bounds of good taste

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  1. Time Bandit

    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    it was kind of pityful not funny at all. I mean degrading his father for howard's shitshow was scraping the bottom of the barrel. self degradation
     
  2. HorseVsPelican

    HorseVsPelican Well-Known Member

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    The problem is that these are the only stories Howard wants to hear. Gary preps Breuer and tells him to only talk about that.

    I've heard him on other shows and he sucks but at least he's got stories about other shit that goes on in his life.
     
  3. exarro

    exarro New Member

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    what is this the 5th time he's been on this year?
     
  4. Obi Drunkenobe

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    I don't even belive that was a real story. There may have been elements of truth to it but there is no way that was 100% true.
     
  5. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    This, Howard loves to hear stories about dysfunctional parents, it gives him validation for wasting hours a week seeing a Freudian shrink.
     
  6. Dlist

    Dlist Well-Known Member VIP

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    Yes along with Joan Rivers, any random Ms Howard TV, and David Arquette.
     
  7. BenBas

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    Yep...I agree!
    but he's done this "bit" before ....making fun of his poor Father in Dementia...
    Howard & Robin pretending they don't know if it's Dementia or Alz? :rolleye:
    Robin SHOULD KNOW! she's almost there..
    and so is Howard....
    and Fred...all 3 are losing their marbles....

    and Howard's Parents are in their late 80's....like Jim's...only his Mom & Dad are healthy!! they're brains are healthy!
    It's a sad thing when u have Dementia....
    nothing to laugh about or make fun of your parents..but this guy needs
    MATERIAL I suppose....:rolleye:

    what's even more shocking is how he goes on RADIO to MILLIONS of people to
    let us all know how horrible (and crazy) his poor Mother is..
    that she BEAT his FATHER many times..
    is violent...
    and now she 's in a Nursing Home or Assisted LIving Facility??
    and he's still making jokes about her too...

    I think Howard self-projects his own frustrations with his aging Parents...
    fearing HE Will have to some day take his poor Father to the bathroom!
    (I was a caregiver for my Mom too...and it's really difficult to watch their decline...it's just horrible....the loss of dignity....my Mom would cry if a CNA touched her so I had to! and I really do admire Jim Breuer for letting his Dad live in the house!! it's almost impossible to do this when your Parent has dementia)

    I guess it's his way of dealing with this very sad an depressing situation....
    Howard is going thru this too with HIS PARENTS!!!
    it's just awful....

    (I'm dealing with my aging Dog Ben...he's 16 in July...blind & deaf...his legs are getting weak too..like Bianca's...it's just like taking care of an elderly Parent....and just as HEARTBREAKING TOO!!)

    I agree it was in VERY POOR TASTE!
    SHAME on Howard too...
    but it's for the SHOW..Right??
    sic humor....

    peace & love
     
  8. Dlist

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    Ben Bas....too much to read in a drunkin' state.
     
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    TriumphVodka New Member

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    it is sad. watched my grampa go through it for about 2 years till the day he died...not fun. :(

    I do think it's informative though to let people know he's going through this and is taking care of them. he's said before how much he loves his father so I don't think it's demeaning if his father knew he'd prolly laugh. ;)

    and yes he has talked about it before on H's show as well as his own and other shows like 0+A. :secret:

    At the very least he's using the story(s) to make money to continue to take care of them both. :cheer:

    and at the same time it is funny if you can set aside the tragedy. :p
     
  10. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Comedians are desperate people. You say something funny. Then you have to think up something else funny. It never ends. Imagine doing that for 20 years and trying to be fresh.

    The dad thing was funny last time I heard it. But talking out of school about stuff that goes on privately is a douchebag move. He should get a real job if he can't figure out how to get laughs w/o metaphorically shitting on his dad.
     
  11. Imus O Sternsky

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    And trying to escape from the fact that he was a worse parent than his own.
     
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    Perfectly said. He's not funny in the least.
     
  13. Time Bandit

    Time Bandit Well-Known Member

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    ^this
     
  14. Chaos

    Chaos Active Member

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    Naw... He loves his dad. Everytime he talks about him on his old show or Howard, he adores his old man.
     
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    Bruer made a movie about how much he loves his dad, and loves being around him.

    Try listening to him on O&A, way more of a normal human with great stories.

    [video=youtube;aVaQBSKHvfw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVaQBSKHvfw[/video]
     
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    Especially comedians who peaked about 15 years ago. Breurer's material well is running dry. As far as Alz's, my mom has been diagnosed with it and it can be tough, but there are a lot of comedic moments that go along with that type of memory loss in the early stages. In another year or two there won't be any fun left.

    Ben Bas is wrong about Howard and the gang. They may be annoying as hell, but they don't exhibit any signs of a dementia spectrum disease at this point. Also, I had to laugh about the "millions of fans" line. Maybe a couple hundred thousand, that million number left the SIRIUS building a couple of years ago.
     
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    TehLivingDeath New Member Banned User

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    Is there ANYTHING in your retarded life that isn't sick/suffering/dying/dead? Jesus Christ. And of all those things, why is it your crazy ass seems to be in perfect (physical) health?
     
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    BEN BAS IS WRONG.???? You mean robin doesn't have cancer just because her "sister" had cancer??? The entire stern show doesn't have dementia just because her mother had dementia?? Aren't we all bat shit crazy just because ben bas is???



     
  19. FlaFlaFlunkie

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    I don't know. I sort of saw it as a way of coping...which he probably should've been doing at a therapist's office, but considering his line of work...?

    You use what's familiar and actually, he's sort of doing a public service by talking about the difficulties in caring for a parent with a terminal illness.
     
  20. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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