Stern Forgoes a Tommy Ramone Eulogy for Joey Boots?!?!?!?

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  1. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

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    They started talking about the Tommy's death on Monday but stopped within a few seconds so that they wouldn't keep Joey Boots waiting.

    Fucking disgraceful...:facepalm:

    Especially considering the other douchebags he spends tons of time on eulogising (and no one really gives a shit about Boots).
     
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    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    Boots couldn't wait much longer since he had to get back to work.
     
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    Maddysmom Kunt Banned User

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    Bobo you're on the air.........
     
  4. John Smith

    John Smith Well-Known Member VIP

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    Joey Boots was actually a big influence on many Ramones songs:

    Gimme Gimme Cock Treatment
    I Don't Want To Walk Around With Boots
    Joey Is A Manbanger
    Now Boots Wants To Sniff Some Goo
    Middle-age Lobotomy
    Boots Wants To Be Fellated
    I Just Wanna Have Nothing To Do
    I'm Against Clit
    It's Not My Place In The 6 to 10 World
     
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    Pickle Jar Well-Known Member

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    Well ,Boots was on a bare schedule, he had to go to the welfare, disability, and Obama free iPhone 6 sign up dept.
     
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    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    In typical Stern fashion his eulogy was a list of all the skeletons in the Ramones closet.
    Howard is a horrible person.
     
  7. Dreamking

    Dreamking The dogs of doom are howlin' low...

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    Didn't Howard derive his "look" from The Ramones
     
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    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    No he got it from fellow Buchwald client Dee Snider
     
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    I gotta give Howard a break there. The Joey Boots court case may be the biggest First Amendment court case in decade. This court case give any idiot the right to shout out outdated and irrelevant catchphrases in public everywhere.
     
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    In unrelated news.....
    Stern press tours are heavily body-guarded.
    Shenanigans can never occur is his fake scripted guarded world.
     
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    By Default........
     
  12. Mr Pink

    Mr Pink Well-Known Member

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    Sounded to me like he was just skimming through an obit. As if he didn't really know them. It's weird how he forgets even those whom he had an especially unique, dare I say close, relationship with.
     
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    Jealousy? Stern can't tolerate someone being beloved or celebrated?


    See Howard's eulogy to Dick Clark.
    Dick Clark wasn't nothing but nice to Stern. He played along with all the Stern horse shit when he was on the show.
    Stern's eulogy to him was that he was a thief!

    Howard is a monster!
     
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    He did after all sing Mammy on 1-9-06
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    My favorite part about that block was how the so called Ramones expert had 90% of his facts wrong and Fred was just as bad.
     
  16. OV

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    There's always a time lag before the "reality" finally overtakes the prevailing "perception." But it most always inevitably does - especially when the subject of which is actively pouring fuel on that fire.

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  17. Mr Pink

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    That's what I thought too. From the documentary, Tommy left drumming because he never really wanted to drum and chose to move on to producing. Stern said it was because of bad blood. I don't think that's right.
     
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    Exactly. Tommy sang and played guitar in other bands before the Ramones. His role originally was more like a manager and Joey was the drummer. Dee Dee was on vocals but couldn't sing and play at the same time so Tommy suggested they audition for a new drummer and Joey become the singer. He became the drummer by default because they couldn't find anyone that fit the sound they were going for.

    He remained on good terms with the band still worked with them as a producer (and played guitar solos since Johnny only played rhythm) long after quitting the band.