USA Today Blasts AGT In Latest Review

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  1. JaredWD

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    http://www.usatoday.com/life/television/reviews/story/2012-07-10/howard-stern-agt-review/56119616/1

    Howard Stern's got 'Talent,' but America needs a better show

    By Robert Bianco, USA TODAY

    A couple excerpts:

    "What's not so great for the show is that he's making his two co-stars, Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel seem even more insignificant and inarticulate than they otherwise might. He's not just overshadowing them; he's making them virtually invisible".

    "None of that is Stern's fault, and he certainly deserves credit for putting some obvious effort into evaluating the acts and offering mostly constructive criticism. He does, however, need to find a way to deliver those evaluations in a more entertaining fashion, as Simon Cowell used to do on American Idol. Outside of one thrown-away "so to speak" double-entendre, broadcast's content restrictions seem to have stymied Stern's sense of humor."

    "And, tough as this may be, Stern needs to find a way to interact with his co-stars that does not come across as harsh and dismissive or ridiculously phony."

    "The low point came when host Nick Cannon complained about Stern making fun of him on his radio show. Stern responded by saying how "welcoming" and "wonderful" Cannon, Mandel and Osbourne had been to him — a non sequitur that sounded suspiciously scripted, as if some NBC executive had noticed how cold and chemistry-free the panel seemed the night before and had sought corrective action."
     
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    skytzoboy not a fuck to give

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    How does one's sense of humor get stymied if it doesn't exist in the first place?
     
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    He's a PHONY . . .
     
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    Wiggy does not need no stinking co-stars!
     
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    HE EVALUATES! NO ONE ELSE! :punch:
     
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    I know how this will play out. Howard won't bring up the positive comments himself, Boobo or MFB will "spontaneously" call in and start reading the quotes. Then Howard will say that he doesn't agree that Howie and Sharon are inarticulate and insignificant, blah blah blah. He'll make sure this gets on the air. The negative parts about him will never be discussed of course.
     
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    ugh. sickening but probably so true.
     
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    Why am I suspicious that DBA provided some heavy handed help in the editing of this articoe :dontknow:
     
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    right down the plate for ya :woot:
     
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    :toptip:
     
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    nbc/agt got a cold, domineering, dismissive, arrogant and humorless howard stern.

    good! his radio listeners have been stuck with this howard stern for the last few years.
     
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    i think USA Today should be represented in the Sirius XF lobby as well :grad:
     
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    way to cherry-pick doucher

    "
    If nothing else, the trio has established a routine that seems likely to carry them through the season. Mandel tries to say something and fails; Osbourne tries to say nothing and succeeds; and Stern steps in with the only thing worth saying."

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    It didn't help, of course, that the crowd at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, where the show is shot, seemed to be interested in Stern and Stern alone. "

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    But what they all got was a decent judge of talent who is, at least on his first two live shows last week, taking his job incredibly seriously and doing it quite well."
     
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    "That Newark stage is do hard to climb up on with all the flashing lights and sharp edges.....Robin don't get me started.....I was afraid 'Will.i.am' was gonna fall in my lap"
    America misses the hugging and dancing Howard....:bigcry:
     
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    I'm going to have to subscribe to USA Today if they're going to put out great articles like these every day. Stern's a whore.
     
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    Howard was telling contestants they were safe to the next round not realizing the rules you silly Kool Moe D wanna be :pissed:
     
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    :lol:
    Can always count on you for a flashback pop culture that makes me laugh! :lo5: