THSS: Most Disappointing Aspect

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Blur, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. Blur

    Blur Alumnus

    Reputations:
    74,772
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2014
    Messages:
    6,434
    Likes Received:
    9,574
    What is the most disappointing thing about Wig and his show since the downfall began? I'll put the top answers into a poll.

    For me, it was the move away from LOL Humor: losing Billy, Jackie (to an extent), no more Gilbert.
     
    ARM, teehee and floplop like this.
  2. HowieHasBeen

    HowieHasBeen VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    27,609
    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3,792
    Likes Received:
    6,059
    They evolved.
     
  3. SomerSky

    SomerSky Obsessed with what I hate Banned User

    Reputations:
    607,495
    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2013
    Messages:
    9,783
    Likes Received:
    40,052
    Taking away the Comic chair.....
    Becoming PC
    Working three days a week
    Being a "cat person"
    holier than thou attitude
    phoning it in
    honestly there is just too much....
     
  4. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    384,649
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2012
    Messages:
    55,631
    Likes Received:
    61,917
    Robin still alive
     
    Sickboy, GoshGeeGolly, ARM and 4 others like this.
  5. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    384,649
    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2012
    Messages:
    55,631
    Likes Received:
    61,917
    Nailed it
     
    SomerSky likes this.
  6. BethSucks

    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Reputations:
    433,218
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    24,657
    Likes Received:
    48,045
    The PC evolution
    Going from calling out celebs behavior to starfucking them
     
  7. TheMercenary

    TheMercenary Collecting Light Gold

    Reputations:
    380,505
    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2014
    Messages:
    10,675
    Likes Received:
    35,792

    The stark lack of wit in the room when they decided they did NOT have to fill the "Jackie/Artie chair" is what finally did it for me. The other reasons are all just icing.
     
  8. jdwhatever

    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

    Reputations:
    92,310
    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2012
    Messages:
    152,144
    Likes Received:
    11,676
    Main thing is political correctness. Constant fake laughing. Howard deciding he's a living legend. No Artie and not having Artie back in as a guest. No stuttering John also not having him back as a guest. The Beth years. Howard pretending he's not wealthy. The extra long celebrity interviews that lead to absolutely nothing.
     
    jackieavenger, pilo, kingship and 9 others like this.
  9. jdwhatever

    jdwhatever Fesh Gold

    Reputations:
    92,310
    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2012
    Messages:
    152,144
    Likes Received:
    11,676
  10. Goodfella

    Goodfella Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    6,939
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2013
    Messages:
    1,307
    Likes Received:
    1,747
    THIS!
     
    teehee likes this.
  11. Nick Mondo

    Nick Mondo Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    46,791
    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2012
    Messages:
    1,436
    Likes Received:
    3,920
    It all went to shit when he put the ring on the whorse.
     
  12. Petal

    Petal A girl in a sea of mults

    Reputations:
    128,373
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2013
    Messages:
    5,325
    Likes Received:
    17,033
    This... I liked the days where there were lots of voices and back office characters around.

    There's only so much of Wiggy's voice ALONE pontificating and celebrity ass kissing that I can stand.
     
    Pooh bear, ARM, Rockside7 and 4 others like this.
  13. yaddc

    yaddc Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    105,627
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    23,609
    Likes Received:
    21,187
    I just cant put my finger on it.:davetoke:
     
  14. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    35,238
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2013
    Messages:
    10,800
    Likes Received:
    8,083
    IMO it goes much deeper than that. even if billy, jackie, and gilbert were on the show full time, they wouldnt be allowed to be edgy or funny
     
    kingship, ARM, Rockside7 and 2 others like this.
  15. Blur

    Blur Alumnus

    Reputations:
    74,772
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2014
    Messages:
    6,434
    Likes Received:
    9,574
    This. One is symptomatic of the other.
     
    AmishGirl, Beffquus, teehee and 2 others like this.
  16. floplop

    floplop Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    24,127
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2012
    Messages:
    3,125
    Likes Received:
    6,257
    Fred basically doing nothing . whether he was told to lay off the sound clips or not it added a lot to the show. especially Jackie's maniacal laugh when robin read a story about some baby being decapitated.
     
    jackieavenger, pilo, kingship and 5 others like this.
  17. reno

    reno VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    336,211
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    13,859
    Likes Received:
    41,255
    The show has become an interview show like the View. The interviews are 1 and 1/2 hours long. Howard is not the best interviewer.
     
    scoobyla and teehee like this.
  18. Uncle Larry

    Uncle Larry Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    53,900
    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2011
    Messages:
    4,447
    Likes Received:
    7,683
    This - from complaining about the FCC to inventing the term conqueror on his uncensored radio show. Howard also went from having Dee Snider as his celeb friend to vacationing in Cabo with Aniston and Clooney.
     
    jackieavenger, kingship, ARM and 3 others like this.
  19. Kool

    Kool Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    34,274
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2012
    Messages:
    8,846
    Likes Received:
    9,073
    Not caring about ratings
     
    scoobyla, ARM and redwolf like this.
  20. redwolf

    redwolf Well-Known Member VIP

    Reputations:
    10,884
    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2012
    Messages:
    2,123
    Likes Received:
    2,328
    the worst thing he did was the format change, it's now basically a celebrity interview show and not A list celebrity's or very good interviews, who cares how big andy cohen's cock is? the show has turned into a Imus clone!