Now it's time for Robin's.............."Yahoo" News!

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  1. Phantom Lord

    Phantom Lord Well-Known Member

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    Seriously. I am sure back in the day when Robin was getting the news faxed to her through an AP newswire she put some work into creating her News segment. Literally now it seems that it is cut and pasted from Yahoo News, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Post, Google, USA Today, etc.

    I woke up this morning and saw on Yahoo a story about Amazon possibly using drones to deliver packages. I thought for a second how odd of a story it was and probably had misleading facts. I then turn on the Stern Show at 10:00am and Robin is reading this story line for line.

    Here is what I fail to understand.

    1.) Today the news is available online, so why do we need a radio news segment on a show based on entertainment?
    2.) You start the news at 10:00am. Most people are at work or read the news you are talking about.
    3.) Stern has downsized every single aspect of his show. The work week. The hours per day. The staff. The Howard TV team. The Howard News team. The on-air staff. There is not one single piece of The Howard Stern show that he has not been reduced in one form or another. Except...Robin's news. The least interesting part of the show. It ranks right up there with taking phone calls from Bobo as a Fuck You to the listeners.

    The sad part is if the executives at Sirius, or every listerner contacted Howard and said to eliminate the News segment there is no way he would do it. He loves to punish the audience.
     
  2. Wesmantooth

    Wesmantooth VIP Extreme Gold

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    dude you still listen? :jj:
     
  3. Ashbeard

    Ashbeard Well-Known Member

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    The news used to be not so much about Robin stumbling through a story but about the in studio crews comments, opinions and jokes.

    Now its just Robin mumbling, dead air and no opinion from the wig then "anything else, Robin?"
     
  4. Divorce Chicken

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    Agreed. The news used to be a jumping off point for goofing on Robin and others. Especially when Jackie was around. Now, it makes no sense.
     
  5. PelicanWig

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    ^^^This^^^ However we have all heard the Executive producer of the show say the show has evolved, its not about comedy anymore and its more like Wiggy's version of The View....WHAT THE FUCK HAPPENED??? Yoko BethO's pussy better be made of gold because there is NO other explanation for this abortion.
     
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    This
     
  7. j shmuck

    j shmuck Well-Known Member

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    The news used to be hands down the best portion of the show.

    However when you eliminate

    Billy West's vocal talents
    JAckie writing jokes
    Artie inserting punchlines
    Comedians such as Gilbert, Chappel, Kinison sitting in
    Howard's balls (no more vapid celebrity bashing, non-pc ballbusting jokes, original non pc social commentary)

    We are left with what we have today

    Robin stumbling through headlines of news stories put together for her by interns
    Howard doing live reads
     
  8. PelicanWig

    PelicanWig Beautiful Soup

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    Please also remember that Blobbin said it was exhausting to try to get through the news with all the laughs and jokes going on.....
     
  9. Ashbeard

    Ashbeard Well-Known Member

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    Listeners were having trouble hearing their news over all the laughter and jokes
     
  10. pilo

    pilo Well-Known Member

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    What an idiot :facepalm:
     
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    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    :lol:
     
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    The news is essential to Howard, because that's where he picks up easy money doing short live commercial reads. And even if the show was cut down to three hours, he would still have Robin's news segment -- because he's incredibly lazy, and that's less time he has to fill with YouTube clips and rehashed staff stories.
     
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    So good he has to use a jimmy hat on the rare occasions she lays back and spreads her legs. :facepalm:
     
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    The News used to be one of the best part of the show. Especially, when Jackie would laugh through all the serious stories. And even after Jackie left, it was still good for awhile. They used to have this fun intro. [video=youtube;1tQKqDhkWgo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tQKqDhkWgo[/video]