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Tag: Howard Stern
September 3, 2014 | 3:08 pm
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You’ve read everything, heard everyone, endured every flaming comment on Facebook, bobbed to every talking head on TV and lent an ear to every opinion from Hussein Ibish to Howard Stern. So, what have you learned?
For me, it boils down to 10 truths:
1. This is a fight about...
February 5, 2014 | 10:26 am
North Korea’s Familiar Struggle
I am writing to give you a heartfelt thanks for the cover story on the human rights situation in North Korea (“Holocaust in the Hermit Kingdom,” Jan. 24). I was born in the United States, my parents are South Korean immigrants, and in my family...
February 5, 2014 | 9:36 am
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July 24, 2012 | 3:02 pm
This is a blog post with an unfair headline.
In her interview with Andrew Goldman in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross has very nice things to say about Howard Stern. Here’s the good parts:
AG: When you interviewed Gene Simmons in 2002, he said some...
June 6, 2012 | 11:05 am
Young Jewish singer and pianist Edan Pinchot gives a stellar performance on America’s Got Talent.
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...
May 8, 2012 | 1:35 pm
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January 11, 2012 | 1:44 pm
Five minutes late to an interview at House Cafe on Beverly Boulevard, Jonah Hill apologizes like a contrite teenager. “I’m sorry I’m tardy,” he says, explaining he’d just flown in from shooting “Neighborhood Watch” in Atlanta and was scrambling to finish his Chanukah shopping. His...
November 11, 2011 | 10:36 am
It’s been a big week for Howard Stern between chatting with ousted Oscars producer Brett Ratner and negotiating with NBC.
Stern, the infamous radio jock, is in talks with NBC to become the next “America’s Got Talent” judge, replacing Piers Morgan.
If he decides to join...
November 4, 2011 | 9:55 am
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June 21, 2011 | 2:38 am
So there’s a post over at Slate.com, “America’s Greatest Living Humorists: Parker and Stone, or Larry David?”
The author, Jeremy Stahl, goes back and forth trying to decide who is our number one funny man: the creators of South Park, Team America and The Book of Mormon, or the...
June 15, 2011 | 7:45 am
I’m watching Anthony Weiner roast in public humiliation, and I can’t help thinking: If he had only paid attention to Howard.
The congressman, whose shocking shirtless tweets have by now pretty much sunk his political career, is a classic case of someone who used the Howard...
June 7, 2011 | 10:45 am
We are living through a time of unprecedented penis talk.
Between Congressman Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal, and the attempts to ban circumcision through the ballot box, the news cycle has turned into one long crotch watch.
And who deserves credit for making the world safe for...
May 26, 2011 | 1:00 pm
March 17, 2011 | 1:19 pm
The Howard 100 News Team did a piece on my last post about Gary Dellabate’s leadership woes. Gary, it turns out, was not a fan.
After the news piece I genuinely felt bad for being perceived as piling on Gary—a popular Stern Show sport. I meant every word I wrote about what an...
March 16, 2011 | 4:47 pm
Sometimes I listen to Howard to learn what to do—these are what I call the Stern Rules. (By the way, a business writer not long ago enumerated some of his own, well worth reading here).
And sometimes I listen to Howard to learn what NOT to do.
Yes, Gary, I’m talking about you....
March 3, 2011 | 1:27 pm
A couple of days ago someone thought to compare Charlie Sheen quotes to Qadaffi quotes. Funny bit. Picked up and done everywhere by now, even CNN spotlighted the idea.
But here’s Howard—pushing the idea WAY further. Today on the show Howard had Robin play a game where she had to...
February 24, 2011 | 12:07 pm
January 24, 2011 | 12:55 pm
Steve Langford of the Howard 100 News Team interviewed me by phone this morning about my last blog post. I love being interviewed by Steve: it is exactly as if you’re talking to a New York Times reporter, or a field producer for 60 Minutes. The questions are well-informed, always...
January 20, 2011 | 11:53 pm
I tuned in to watch CN’s Larry King-replacement Piers Morgan interview Howard Stern earlier this week. By the end of it it was clear to me why Howard is at the top of his game and Piers is.. really popular in England. I’m going to boil down my observations this way: when Morgan...
September 7, 2010 | 9:45 pm
Howard has been hinting that things aren’t working out between him and Sirius. In four months, his contract is up, and there’s a good chance, judging by his comments, he won’t renew. But he doesn’t seem particularly upset: He seems to have an option under wraps that will...
September 6, 2010 | 10:30 am
The comedian, writer, thinker and mensch Larry Miller has a beautiful tribute to Robert Schimmel on his blog today. Schimmel was a regular Howard Stern guest. As funny as his stand up was, there was something in the interactions between him and Howard that unleashed an even funnier,...