Vacation curse strikes again? MarksFriggin.com is on life support

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  1. GhostofPedro

    GhostofPedro Active Member

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    A source close to me revealed that the encyclopedic like archival website MarksFriggin.com is soon to be closed. It's no secret that Stern's audience is at an all time low. Unfortunately this means that ad revenue at MarksFriggin.com is also at an all time low. My source informs me that Mark Mercer can no longer justify the man hours required to transcribe the ongoings of the once illustrious Howard Stern Radio Show. Apparently Mr. Mercer is an avid motorcyclist. The dwindling ad revenue can no longer support this activity. Perhaps, like many of us, Mr. Mercer has finally realized the current Howard Stern Radio Show is a mere shadow of it's former self. What remains to be seen is whether Mr. Mercer can overcome his compulsive tendencies and follow through with cutting the cord. Mr. Mercer is beloved and respected in the Dawgsaloon community.
     
  2. GaryPuppet

    GaryPuppet Well-Known Member Banned User

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    It's over Johnny.
     
  3. tv910

    tv910 Well-Known Member

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    How much work can it be to transcribe 3 (at the most) shows a week? He could just keep posting summaries of old shows and nobody would notice. Howard hasn't done anything original in years.
     
  4. ZosoHitler

    ZosoHitler Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

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    Maybe he can make the archive available for download somewhere so it isn't lost forever.
     
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    I would donate but if he is just going to take the $ and close shop anyway...why bother.
     
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    knu3421 Well-Known Member

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    Vote pedro!
     
  7. Herc

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    He's been saying that for years . . . :coffee:
     
  8. zerokarma

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    Hopefully it will be archived somewhere, it's THE source to prove all of Howard's lies and hypocrisies.
     
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    That's mostly how I got into the show. :(
     
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  11. EndOfLine

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    Howard said, Howard said, Gary said, Robin said, Howard said, Gary said, Howard said.
     
  13. Quite Frankly

    Quite Frankly Well-Known Member

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    My everyday routine (actually 2-3 days a week, 40 weeks a year) is to check MF.com at about 10:45.

    That way, I can ascertain whether to skip the show entirely or listen to just a few segments (at extremely low volume bcs of the cackling)
     
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    It's over Johnny Mercer. :derp:
     
  15. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

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    That site can be hosted for $5 a year. No reason not to leave it online. No need to continue transcribing shows. Nothing interesting ever happens.
     
  16. chuk

    chuk Well-Known Member

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    Here, let me help you with this. Just bookmark this post:

    "Show sucked, don't bother".
     
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    nicksgt Well-Known Member

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    Lol ....most accurate post ever.
     
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    isabella VIP Extreme Gold

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    In case mark is reading this, I just want to say I appreciated his tenacity and passion all these years in keeping us aware of all the good and bad happening on the show.
     
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    Ipokesmot Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I don't see how anyone can even listen to that garbage, much less transcribe the whole thing.
     
  20. Dlist

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    He is a good man...hat off to you Mark Friggin':hat: