Stern Show VIDEO: JD & The Lump Puppet

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  1. jat87

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    This is bizarre. I haven't listened to the show in years, but this came across my Twitter feed. Why do a visual bit on a show that no longer has a dedicated TV element? Not to mention, just from these brief flashes, it looks completely unfunny. Did Howard push traffic to the website like he used to do with Howard TV when something visual was going on?
     
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  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP Gold

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    Snort To hell with you old man! We're eating fish. Gold

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    Clearly you don't know about Howard360. It's a game changer.
     
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    The show went from billy west and the Jackie puppet to JD with a hand puppet of a lump.
     
  5. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh "It looks like somebody shot his tits off." Gold

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    Ray Stern hosts the show now?
     
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    30 million subscribers.

    9,000 views in 22 hours, despite a social media push on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


    • sternshowA puppeteer, JD ain't. Watch the full video of @jdharmeyer attempting to work the Lump Puppet on Twitter, Facebook or HowardStern.com!
     
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    Also: Nice try attempting to salvage this total bomb of a bit by promoting it as a hilarious JD fail.
     
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    "There are just so many projects and initiatives revolving around these channels . . ."
     
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    I like when Stern told JD to use his "dominant hand" when using the puppet. If you remember, Stern was seriously considering a career in puppetry (his goal was to work for Sesame Street if you diehards remember!) When 99% of fathers were playing catch or showing their sons how to hit a baseball, Ben Stern was yelling at a young Howard to "use his dominant hand" while using a puppet! Fucking nerd!
     
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    jd shouldve hung upside
    and painted a face on his chin
     
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    Does the tremendous popularity of the awesome Lump Puppet mean that Flat Ronnie is done for ?
    :bigcry:
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    jesus christ

    total bomb is describing it kindly :snicker:
     
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    Exactly. Same deal with the lame J-Dini bits. Stupid, poorly written Benji material, that Howard blames on JD when it sucks.
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    Ooof :facepalm:
     
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    Ooohhhhhhh, I love the numbers, Benjamen!!!

    Keep pullin' back the curtain on The Gizzard of Varvatos Oz.
     
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    Howard complained yesterday that he's sick of working with no budget. If he only had money, he could afford lights for the studio, a better quality sock for puppets, and writers who aren't contest winners. If only someone hadn't kept all that production budget to himself ...

    (We're looking at you, wig face.)

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    That explains the hair style.
     
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