January 30, 2014 | 11:15 am
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Eric “The Actor” Dies at 39, Rest In Peace
TMZ and Yahoo News are reporting that Eric "The Actor" Lynch, a Howard Stern Show regular, is dead at 39
Joan Rivers Talks About Death
This story on Joan's last interview, with the radio host Tavis Smiley, really struck me, because she...
Jennifer Lawrence’s Nude Pics Are Boobies in a Coal Mine
Today, Bob Lefsetz weighed in on the Jennifer Lawrence nudie pics, and this is one of those rare occasions...
Howard Takes the Ice Bucket Challenge
Howard Stern’s Ice Bucket Challenge
He's been challenged. Twice. My bet is: he still won't do it.
July 24, 2012 | 3:02 pm
May 15, 2012 | 2:30 am
Why do journalists covering Howard Stern’s debut on NBC’s America’s Got Talent tonight keep quoting the Parents Television Council opposition to Stern as somehow important?
Howard Stern went national tonight—and America’s most reviled DJ began the transformation into... read on
May 8, 2012 | 1:35 pm
Sacha Baron Cohen spoke to Howard Stern Tuesday morning, not as Borat or Bruno or The Dictator, but as an even more elusive character: Sacha Baron Cohen.
The British comedian famously refuses to do interviews out of character, even going so far as appearing at this year’s Academy... read on
March 15, 2012 | 11:14 am
The web is buzzing over whether supermodel Elle MacPherson made anti-semitic comments during her Howard Stern Show appearance. She didn’t—but she did say something awful.
Howard asked her whether she had any photos of herself hanging in her house, and Elle said she did have one, a... read on
February 24, 2012 | 12:48 pm
The cultural conservatives who boosted their profiles and filled their coffers by attacking Howard Stern back in the 80s and 90s had to have had mixed feelings when Howard went over to Sirius satellite radio in 2004.
On the one hand, he was finally off the public airwaves, where he... read on
June 24, 2011 | 7:15 pm
I was reading Mary-Lou Weisman’s biography of Al Jaffee, the legendary cartoonist and writer for MAD magazine, and came across Jaffee’s drawing of his first childhood superhero, a man his father called “Fartman.” Fartman was a fat old European who sat on a park bench in Al’s first... read on
June 22, 2011 | 4:38 pm
Today Arlyn, one of my colleagues here, stopped my on the way to the coffee room and said, “Howard loves you.”
Arlyn drives in from the Valley, a looong schlep, and she listens to Howard each way. Thirty something, single mom, professional, well-educated—exactly the type of person... read on
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