WUS is unlistenable

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  1. Sloppyjoe

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    Between Garys need to talk endlessly and crowbar himself in constantly and John spinning anything any celebrity guest says, into a way to suck howard's balls. Honestly, Johns entire reason to exist is to twist and distort anything a celebrity says into a "and that is why Howard is so great" or "why do you think Howard is such a great interviewer".
    Last week I actually heard John spin at least 6 things a person said into Howard ass licking. I finally snapped and yelled "fuck off" at the radio and swapped to Jay on 94
     
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    It was an awesome show when they allowed all the staff to participate. It was better than the regular show some days. But as soon as they changed formats, I couldn't listen anymore. It became instantly boring. Just like Howard wanted.
     
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    I've never listened to one WUS. Not ONE. Never saw the point of wrapping up something that just fucking happened.
     
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    For a period of time it was better than the actual show. Howard quickly put the brakes on that. Now it's a gigantic suck fest of all the "innovative" ways Howard has changed the world and how terrific of an interviewer he is.

    All of which are horseshit to the highest order
     
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    Did you hear the show with the drummer from some heavy metal band? He was talking about knowing Richard and Hein immediately started putting words in his mouth and suggested that Howard must be the favorite radio personality of all metal-heads. Really pathetic how desperate he is to exaggerate Howard's popularity and influence.
     
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    I have to Google 99% of "celeb" guests to see who they are. Way better when Benji, Richard or Scott sits in.
     
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    That was Brann from Mastodon. I love that bad. Hate he was on wrap up as John, instead of talking and asking questions about the band, made it all about how much Howard must be metals favorite person. Howard wouldn't know mastodons music if a cock was put to his head. And John kept call in him"Bronn".
     
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    Agreed. It's downright sickening.
     
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    Totally. And when Artie would sit in it was ballbusting at level red, and a thousand times funnier.
     
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    It was good when the staff had fights. It gave Howard lots of material the next day. Now it's just about how Howard hits it out of the park every day. Too bad he's playing in a little league park.
     
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    It's an interesting thing, right?

    I always feel the same way about televised professional games. You just watched the fucking 3 hour football game. Why do we need to talk endlessly about the shit that just happened?

    The WUS has forever been a waste of time and I've never, ever wanted to tune in to see what they were stirring up. It's the epitome of dead air ass licking.
     
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    absolutely agree. i think it's jon hein that ruins it for me. and the whole format is just contrived and over done. what a waste . . .
     
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    Like a lot of Stern-related projects, the concept for the show I thought was a good one - get the back story on a show, or discuss/elaborate on a bit that was on a given day.

    Like a lot of Stern-related projects, it eventually took a turn for the worse. Hein is easily the biggest ass-kisser on that channel, and adds little value to anything.

    He never offers an opposing opinion or insight. Gary just uses the show to vent his anger on the callers, since on the show he is the joke - that is, whenever he eventually shows up. In the interim, you get some D-lister sitting in to kiss Howard's ass as well. I don't even know half of these fucking people nor care to do so.

    I'm really shocked that this show has gone on this long, truth be told.
     
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    Oh Brutal Master!!!
     
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    When TWUS was basically "back office radio" it was great. Then it got neutered. Then BOR happened and was quickly canned. Then TWUS got neutered even further and became, hands down,the worst thing on the two channels.
     
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    TWUS doesn't work when the entire show is built on lies.
     
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    WUS jumped the shark around 2007 or so. I see what I did there.
     
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    It's bad now. it had its moments in the past because it often became a staff free-for-all with many of the usual suspects airing dirty laundry. But that's gone now, and I could care less about the celebrity hosts who sit in (often people I've never heard of). And you're right about Jon Hein. He has ass-kissing down to an art form, but the celebrities are often falling all over themselves to declare just how great and influential Howard is.