Stern Show Stuttering john or Sal & Richard

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  1. Rx1991

    Rx1991 Member

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    Who do you guys think were better on the show?

    in my opinion, sal & richard are far more superior than John ever was
     
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    Sal and Richards legendary phone calls are the best. So I'd say those two. But I have to respect Stuttering john giving the wig the proverbial finger when he ditched him for 6 figures with Leno.



    Oh sorry it's not edgy to bash Howard anymore. I mean fuck stuttering john and rich and sal! Yeah maahhn! Howards the real talent. :jrolleyes:
     
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    I should get an ethnic dj from Washington DC to ride my coat tails :bigthink
     
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    Looking back they were pretty close. S and R were good with the song parodies, prank calls, and embarrassing themselves. But, John would start trouble constantly.

    Maybe they should have sent the guys out to do interviews at red carpet stuff like John. They may have shined. Especially if Richard was drunk.
     
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    It's like having to choose between my 3 semi-retarded, disgusting, foul-mouthed sons. I just can't do it.
     
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    John got his ass beat by spike Lee and Morton Downey Jr for asking inappropriate questions.

    Sal and Richard prank call delis.
     
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    Sal and richard pretend to call businesses with their unfunny gay shenanigans...SJ would actually harass real celebs face to face...SJ.
     
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    John could be a self serving dick, but he contributed a lot to the show. Nobody stirred up more shit behind the scenes than John.
     
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    Marci Turk would not approve of Johns ways.
    He didn't Get Things Done.
     
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    John by a mile. Sal and Richard aren't funny or interesting in the least.
     
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    Stuttering John for me. And it's not even close. SJ had a great ability serving as an extra voice in the studio when he popped in. This is something Sal and Richard can't do.

    I like Sal, but he always gives off that feeling like he is playing up to the microphone too much. The "Sal is stupid" bits are completely lame. He exaggerates everything else as well. His revelation sounded completely fabricated. Even segments that should have been phenomenal like the "143" wife segment fell short for me because of Sal's need to put on a show. He is too aware of what he thinks the audience wants to hear and what Stern wants him to play.

    I enjoy Richard's bits with his dad. The diaper concert, elves, Halloween, etc stories were bad. He didn't add much else for me. I find most of the prank calls and harassment of three live public access shows to be forced and lame.
     
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    It's clearly John. He was an almost-equal who could and would really stir the shit, and would stir it with everybody (except Howard).

    Richard and Sal are were gay shenanigan lap dogs.

    a Stuttering John interview >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> a Richard and Sal gay thing

    They've done some funny phony phone calls, but looking back, how many of those were real? The Cabbie fight aside, the vast majority, if not all, of John's interviews, shit-stirrings, and pranks were real.
     
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    Sal alone is 10x funnier than stuttering John. If you include Richard in there, it's not even close. SJ was never funny, he just started shit with people. While that did add a lot to the show, starting shit isn't really a talent.
     
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    John was on during the golden era of the show. He had Jackie writing all the questions he asked people.
    Sal and Richard are on in the Marci Turk era. They're not allowed to shine..
     
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    Sal and Richard

    Their work from 2004-2010 is phenomenal. They disappeared last couple years thanks to Marci/running out of ideas but their first 5-6 years on the show is great
     
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    Good question - i think the answer may have more to do with when you started listening to the show. No one can deny John had real balls with his red carpet interviews, and general shit-disturbing; but Sal and Richard are very funny / gross...
     
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    I liked John and his interviews with celebrities were and still are great. In studio John wasn't really funny though occasionally he'd do something good like when he fucked with Beet.

    Sal in studio is very funny. It's wierd because he sucks at stand-up but is a funny guy in person and on roasts.

    Richard's calls and song parodies are great but in studio he's just ok and has to resort to doing gay stuff or talking about Peter North
     
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    This.
     
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    With questions written by Fred and Jackie
     
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    Totally agree!