Stern Show Why was Levy banned?

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  1. Rum Balls

    Rum Balls Well-Known Member

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    Was it something specific, or just a general fuck you you're not bland and politically correct enough for the 'new' Howard

    Something specific happened with Gilbert I think, what's the deal with Levy?
     
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    Yell like pee
     
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    Joshb Well-Known Member

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    They cut out Levy's plugs along with all the other plugs by other staff members. Story was levy went ballistic and threatened harm to Gary and Howard. Not sure how true the part about the threats were but pulling the plugs is true.
     
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    Hmmmm I think I remember that. Yeah he went nuts.

    But that used to be what the frigging show was about.
     
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    ClumpyStern HSS-clean since Dec 2011 VIP

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    Jew comic. Threatens wigs.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    True but iirc the story is this wasn't something done for the show. I think bob actually called them up off air and made the threats. I think the stuff for the show might be in jest. But in this case I thought Sirius security got involved.
     
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    Bob was off the show a few years before the Marci Turk era (and possibly while Artie was still on the show). Although, I'm not sure what went down exactly.
     
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    And there you have it.
     
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    I guess that will do it.

    Maybe it's part of what made Howard start banning every single interesting guest and start interviewing Madonna and Ellen DeGeneres.
     
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    "I'm not looking for Bob to do any work for free..." :hilarious:
     
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    Sirius security's jurisdiction ends at the building property line. He made some verbal threats and the real police showed up at his door to talk to him. Chances are it wasn't anything that would have drawn a police response, ordinarily; but one of the Wig's (real) security team (who are all former NYPD) just made some calls.
     
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    Howard of course has security. But has anyone ever popped Gary one in public?
     
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    Gary pompously proclaiming that the show's plugs "ARE A GREAT GIFT!" is so obnoxious.
     
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    I'm not for violence, but if they came on air with a story where a guy came up to Gary at a Jets game, smacked him one, and said "I'm a bellhop, that's what I do for a living!" it might be pretty funny.
     
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    Levy went full retard.
     
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    Bob Levy's an illiterate hack. The fact that Howard ever let him on the show was beyond me. The only entertainment he produced was due to either the fact that he can't read or his alleging that Dave Chappelle stole one of the most unoriginal jokes in the history of comedy.
     
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    Levy actually did a really good job putting together and running the roasts.
    He did seem to have an awfully thin skin when it came to being the leader of the Hackpack though.
     
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    Yeah. Bob Levy spoke about it on an episode of Anthony Cumia's podcast. I think Bob said that he made verbal threats of violence via phone (off air) and they banned him not only from the HSS but from the SiriusXM building.