Weekend Filler: NSFW!

This is hilarious. Howard Stern has been having The Iron Sheik on his show lately and it’s hilarious. Someone has posted the full hour of the appearance and I put it up here in case someone’s got an hour to burn with no sensitive ears around and may be missing their daily fix of Howard. It’s hilarious. I also post this because I have a minirant about Howard Stern. Enjoy the clip and follow me through the jump.

This is hilarious. Howard Stern has been having The Iron Sheik on his show lately and it’s hilarious. Someone has posted the full hour of the appearance and I put it up here in case someone’s got an hour to burn with no sensitive ears around and may be missing their daily fix of Howard. It’s hilarious. I also post this because I have a minirant about Howard Stern. Enjoy the clip and follow me through the jump.

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While wearing my ipod the other day an acquaintance asked me what I was listening to. “Howard Stern” I responded. “Oh really, I expected better out of you. Why do you bother with that trash?” was the response from the person. I’ve had this conversation a dozen times. I love this conversation, I court this conversation by not lying about what I’m listening to. The rest of the conversation goes the same way every time. “What don’t you like about Howard Stern” says Adam, pretending he doesn’t know the answer that’s coming next, what comes next is always some variation on the subjugation of women, potty mouth talk, and dirty jokes. Then comes my pat response to the robotic response I knew was coming – “But what do you think about the other four hours of his show five days a week for twenty five years?” It’s a trick question, because they don’t know, they don’t listen, anybody who does knows it’s not strippers and dirty jokes for four and a half hours a day. If it were that, he wouldn’t be on the air anymore. I certainly couldn’t listen to that, how could someone make that concept entertaining for four and a half hours a day?

I’m a huge Howard Stern fan, and what’s great about it is there’s a cast of 20 to 30 people who play varying parts in the social dynamic of the show, with the exception of the 30 to 40 minutes of strippers twice a week and the occasional guest, the rest is up for grabs and you never know what’s going to happen. It’s one thing to write off a two-hour movie with a gross generalization, but 20 hours a week? I usually don’t let someone passing judgement on me via my listening habits get under my skin, I guess it just got to me this time, I’m tired of people who literally have no idea what they’re talking about consider my intelligence less for listening to a show who’s content may be lowbrow, but who’s execution takes incredible brains and only can be enjoyed by those with some real intelligence. How can the most popular radio show of all time be the best kept secret? It’s an amazing trick.

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