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Howard started the show talking about his opening theme song and Rob Zombie. Howard said he was just talking to Rob last week. He said he's been busy out on tour lately. Howard said there's more money in touring for him than there is in directing movies. Howard said he's in Europe a lot.
Howard welcomed George Takei to the show since he's going to be in all week. George said that it's very cold there this morning. It was only 31 degrees this morning. Howard reminded George that he's the announcer and not the weather man.
Howard said that there are only 8 live shows left there so they had to have him in before they left. George said he was happy to be there for the last few shows.
Howard said he was reading that George has bedbugs in his building. George said he wakes up every morning and he's been eaten alive. He told Howard about how he's being bitten and how they've had the exterminator in on Tuesday morning to get rid of them. Howard asked if he's sleeping in the bed with the bedbugs. Georges said they are. Howard said he heard about this and he's wondering why he's there. George said he thinks that they got them from theater seats. Howard said he stays in hotels a lot too.
George told Howard that they had dogs come in and sniff and they found the bugs in the bedroom and some other areas but not the whole apartment. He said they're going to come and do the cleaning on Tuesday so they'll get rid of them. Howard said he's worried that they'll bring them in there. George said that he won't be bringing them there. He said that they haven't gotten the bugs anywhere else in the apartment so far so he's thinking that it's not going to make it there.
Howard said he's wondering why he's waiting until tomorrow. George said he's heard that they're the best so that's why they're waiting for him. Howard said he wouldn't wait if he was him.
George said that this guy tells them that they have a guarantee of 6-9 months of no bedbugs. If not then they have to come in and do it again. Howard said they have to have the dogs smell for them and if they give them the clear then they're okay.
George said that Brad doesn't even get bitten. They've been living with it for 2 weeks and he hasn't gotten bitten. Howard said he thinks that he'll get bitten eventually. George didn't think so.
Howard said they almost didn't have George come in this morning. He said that they weren't sure if they wanted to risk having the bedbugs in there. Howard said he told Tim to have a dog come in and sniff George every morning. He said it might be insulting but who cares? He said that they weren't able to get a hold of the guy last night so they couldn't make it happen.
Howard said most people would keep quiet about the whole thing but not George. He said that George is bragging about it. Howard said George is so excited about the whole thing. George showed Howard the bites he has on him. Howard asked why he's putting up with it. Robin said he's infested.
Howard took a call from Joey Boots who said that they have to get George out of there and fumigate immediately. Joey said that Howard is going to be itching later and he'll be freaking out. Joey said he knows other people who have had them and they have brought them to other places. Joey asked George if he's ever heard of a hotel and maybe going there instead of staying at the apartment. George said maybe he should leave right now.
George said maybe he should leave. Joey said he thinks he should. Howard said he asked Tim to get a dog to smell him and no one ever got back to him. Joey said that he has to get him out of there. Howard said he's not going to do that to George though. He said everyone loves him. Joey told him that he has to get him out of there. There's no doubt that he has them on him.
George said that the dogs didn't find him anywhere so he doesn't have them on his clothes. Joey said maybe they're up his rectum.
Joey asked if Howard had any McCartney tickets for him. Howard said he gave them out last week. He said he got a note from a fan who was saying he has a relative who is dying and he'd love to get the ticket but he has none to give away. He said he had 4 pair to give away and that was it.
Howard said that he's taking his wife and daughter and her friend. Robin is taking Ralph. Fred gave his tickets to his wife and daughter. Howard said that they just don't have anything for Joey. Joey said that if anyone wants a date with him then they can contact him through is web site JoeyBoots.com.
Mariann from Brooklyn called in and said that the bedbugs are awful and they have to get rid of their mattress and wrap it in plastic or the garbage men won't take it. She said that George should have moved out of there immediately. George said they've been putting up with this for 2 weeks.
Another caller said that Howard isn't going to do the show if they get bedbugs in there. Howard said that George could be transplanting them in there as they speak. George said he can just about assure them that he's not. He said they've put the clothes through the dryer so they think that they're okay.
Howard asked why they weren't able to get a beagle in there. Gary said he spoke to Tim last night and he never heard back. He said that Tim was the one who knows where the dogs are. He said he spoke to him and asked him to call. He said he never heard back.
George said that he'd leave and call in if he wanted. Howard said he didn't want him to do that. Robin said it's probably too late. She said he's been rolling around in the green room already. Robin said he's like Typhoid Mary in there. George laughed and said that he's like Typhoid George.
Howard said that he has a dog come in every month to check for bedbugs. He also told George about how they had them there and they had to have them exterminated there. George said that the exterminator is saying that they'll be clear of them for 6-9 months. Howard said that they've had the dogs come through there a bunch of times too and they're clear of the bugs for now. George said he'd let them sniff him if he wanted. Howard told Benjy to sniff him.
Howard said that they have to bring back the DDT. He said the ban on DDT was all a bunch of bullshit. He said that they did a film recently and the guy who did the movie drank DDT in the movie. Howard said it's an epidemic with the bedbugs and they have to bring the stuff back. He said there is no need for the ban. He said it was the fucking hippies that got it banned. He said he never did like the hippies. He said they're a bunch of phonies. Howard said they were at all of the rallies for the Vietnam War and all they were doing was getting laid.
George said that some of them were sincere against the war. George said he could have been considered a hippie back then. Howard said George was an actor, not a hippie. Howard said that the hippies are the ones who got rid of DDT. Howard said there were people who were activists and then there were the hippies. Howard and George spent a minute talking about the difference. Howard told George he had better not have brought bedbugs in there. He said he's already itching.
Howard said that when you see what George Bush did lying about weapons of mass destruction then you'll see how great this site is. Howard said that the Arab countries want us to invade Iran and get rid of their nuclear program. They're scared shitless over there. Howard said that they're doing this all in private over there though. Robin said they can't say some of this stuff out loud because their citizens would freak out and start blowing things up.
Howard said he still thinks that Al Gore won the election against Bush. He said they've uncovered some voting fraud upstate there in New York. He said they have people who have voted 20 times there. Howard said that this WikiLeaks is showing all of this stuff and people are freaking out about it.
Howard said that Wesley Snipes is going to jail for 3 years for not paying his taxes and this Charlie Rangle gets away with it. Howard said the guy is going to have benefits and a pension because all of the government officials suck each other's dicks. He said ''no offense George'' as he was ranting about that.
Robin said she's glad that Howard is finally coming around with this. Howard talked more about this Arab and Iran thing and spent a short time on that. Howard said they need a transparent government so we can see every document. Howard said secrets don't do us any good. Robin said that they make bills 400 pages long so no one has any idea what the laws are. Howard said he can't even make it through a movie script. He said he had two to read this weekend and he wasn't able to make it through them.
Howard said that this group is the same group that's letting Charlie Rangle get away with what he did. Howard said that this WikiLeaks guy is taking on a bunch of different governments. Howard said that their next big target is the banking institutions. Robin said they'll finally find out what's happening to their money.
Howard said he'd like to know how to get away with not paying his taxes like Charlie Rangle. Howard said they can't tell him that he doesn't have to pay his taxes.
Howard said when Terminator came out he was recorded screaming and yelling and he found it kind of despicable. Howard said he really ripped into this guy and he thought that he was a bit of a douche bag but that seems to be okay with people in this country. Howard said that Michael Vick is a douche bag for what he did with the dogs and everyone is okay with it once the guy is on the field.
Howard said Nils Loftgren wrote an article about Michael Vick and he couldn't agree more with the guy. He read the letter that Nils wrote about Vick. Nils was saying that it's just not right to make the guy a hero to the kids out here. Nils wrote about what they do to these dogs that they have fighting and how they kill them and torture them. Howard said that Nils was writing about how they shouldn't have given him a second chance in the NFL. Nils went on and on about how wrong it was for them to do that. Howard read most of the letter.
Howard said that was the Michael Vick story. He got back to Christian Bale and said that he was reading about how he sounds like a complete maniac but he's a great actor. Howard said he saw some of the stuff he's been in and he has been very good. George said that he was good even as a child.
Howard said he was reading some quotes from Bale in an interview he did and he sounds insane and very arrogant. George said he should be an actor and not do these interviews. Howard said that he was very arrogant and saying that he only does interviews so people will go see his movies. Howard said they all know that's why he does them.
Howard was reading that Bale stayed in character the whole time he was on the set of The Fighter movie and he also stayed in character while he was yelling at the guy on the set of Terminator. Howard said he was reading about how he stays in that American voice just so he stays in character. He said the guy is out of his mind. He said that if you're really angry then you don't stay in character. Howard said the guy is just a weirdo.
Howard said that Bale is talking to this reporter about how he only does the interviews to get people to see his movies. George said he really should just stay quiet and let his acting speak for itself.
Howard said Christian Bale is really good in The Fighter. He said that the movie is based on a true story and it has Mark Wahlberg and Amy Adams in it. Howard said Christian Bale is so good in it though that he should win an Oscar for that performance.
Howard said he was watching that movie ''Splice'' a few weeks ago and he figured that he was the only one who liked it. Then he read that Stephen King put out his list of favorite movies of the year and that was one of them. Howard said he really liked that movie. He said he saw that ''Green Zone'' was on the list too. He said he didn't like that one so much. Howard and George talked about The Social Network movie since they both liked that one.
Robin asked if George can green light a movie. George said he can't... yet. He said there are some great scripts coming in though. He said he has one script about an elderly gay couple and the problems they have. He said they had some interesting names attached to that one. He said they were straight actors too but he would have had love scenes with them. He said that the script was wonderful but they weren't able to get the funding.
Howard said he would love to play an Asian, gay, senior. He said he could play to George's character. George said he'd come up to Howard's belly button if they did that.
Howard said that George must get frustrated with the roles he gets. He doesn't get considered for a lot f stuff. George said that his first role was very fulfilling for him. He told Robin and Howard about that role and then Howard asked if he thinks that he got pigeon holed into the parts he played. George said that he doesn't think so. He said he had some interesting things he did in the Star Trek movies.
Howard asked if he's ever done any Japanese films. George said he hasn't but he's done many other films in other countries. He told Howard about some of those roles and some of the roles that he missed out on too. He said he missed out on a role in a Steve McQueen movie and the actor who got the role actually won an Oscar for that. He said that was kind of frustrating to him.
Robin said that there aren't a lot of roles for someone like George. She said that Howard isn't taking that into account. Howard said he and George should do a remake of Dirty Dancing and he and George can play the Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey roles.
Howard said that he got some movie scripts over the weekend and he read 87 pages of one and gave up. He said there were about another 30 and he wasn't able to get through it. He said it was okay and kind of cute but he's not about cute. George asked if he could have had a role in it. Howard said he probably could have. Howard said they had to take a break and get a beagle in there to sniff George.
Howard had George do an announce as they were going to break. George read some stuff about William Shatner and how he'd love to see him in a gay movie. They went to break after that.
Howard came back and said that they had no time to waste with only 8 shows left. He said that they're all heroes there. He said that they'll be walking off into the sunset. He said ''Farewell friends...'' and sang along with the Bowie song. It sounded like he had no plans on staying there after the 8 live shows.
Howard said that they have George Takei sitting in all week. They also have Wilson Phillips coming in today to perform.
Howard said they did some checking around about the bedbugs thing. Howard said he feels itchy as hell since George showed up. He said he knows that the bugs can come with you. George said they don't jump from place to place. He said you carry them with you. Howard said they got a hold of the sniffing beagle guy and he said that he can be there by 9. Howard said that they can put the clothes over there to have the dog sniff them. He said the guy said they can't sniff them while he's got them on. George said Howard always finds a way to get people undressed in there.
Howard said that George can take off his sweater and they'll have the dog smell that. Howard said they'll do that around 9 and they'll do that all week long. Gary said he's going to order the dog right now.
Howard said Benjy is eating the salad that he just dropped out in the hall. Benjy said that he did drop some but he threw some of it out. He said he may have gotten some stuff from the floor in there. Howard said that's so gross.
Gary said that the dog people are telling him that they may not get there until 9:30 or 10. Howard said that's fine. He said he still thinks it will be interesting to have it done. He said he doesn't get why George would put up with bedbugs for 2 weeks. Robin said there's no way she would have done that. She said she'd be calling everyone to get them in there. George said they called people but they weren't able to get this guy in there. He said it never occurred to him that they could stay in a hotel.
Steve said that he heard that he got some of the questions ahead of time. Will said that he did have a friend who was familiar with the IQ tests. He said he asked the friend if he could help him out with that. She called him back and she told him how he can study. He said that she told him to Google the name of the test and he did look into it but it wasn't the whole test. He said that he did get some information about it from some people there who had taken the test before. He said he never saw the actual questions. He said he just saw what the format of the test was.
Scott DePace said he thinks that his score is in jeopardy there. Howard asked if he saw the questions. Will said he did not. He said you can Google WAIS IQ test and you can see exactly what he saw.
Steve Langford said that their source is claiming that he was given assistance by a professor who gave him help. Will said that he was not given the test ahead of time. He said that his friend works for a university and she just told him what the format was.
Benjy Googled the test and said that he thinks Will is being honest. He said the test is very well protected. Howard told him to spit out his food because he was in the middle of eating. Benjy said that he wasn't able to find the WAIS test but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. Benjy said that the test format is out there but he's not sure what Steve is saying.
Steve asked if his assistance was on the verbal part of the test. Will said it was the whole test, not just one part. Steve said they have two sources who say he got some help on this test. Steve said they say that he had assistance from a professor.
Steve said one of the sources overheard a discussion about how to find copies of the test in order to allegedly help Will. Will said that he asked his friend about the format of the test. That's all he did. He said that he had a lot of anxiety about the test. Fred said he was looking it up and there are practice tests out there.
Steve said that one of their sources says that this is cheating. Howard gave that a couple of ''Wow!'' comments. Steve said that one of the sources is saying that they were there during this discussion. Fred said that he's throwing out a lot of wild accusations and not answering to them. Steve said that they're not wild.
Howard said he believes Will and if someone is going to call him a cheater they should go on record. Steve said that both sources are concerned about the ethical problems in this. He said if someone assisted him then there are some ethical questions there.
Will said that he's kind of upset that Gary wouldn't ask him about this off the air. Howard said that wouldn't be any good. Gary said that they brought it to Howard and this is the way Howard wanted to do it. Howard said that there's no reason to do it off the air.
Steve said that they have sources who say they knew that Will would win the IQ test because he cheated. Fred said he's not sure what cheating means. There are practice tests out there and if that's what he was doing then is it cheating? Howard said that if you know what kind of questions there are then he's not sure either. He said that if he cheated then he should have gotten a 180 IQ. Howard said they do say that if you take the test and then take it a year later you'll test about the same. Steve said that you can't take it in the same 6 months or you'll test higher.
Steve said that this professor may have helped Will. Howard asked if that's what happened. Will said that this person told him about the format of the test. That person didn't give him a copy of the test or anything like that.
Will said that he wasn't given the answers. He said even if they had then he wouldn't have been able to cheat. He said that if he had memorized the whole test then he would have gotten an even higher score. Steve said they were told that this help was on the verbal part of the test and he did score high in the verbal part of the test. Fred asked if they saw Will's test results. Steve said that they did give them out on the air but Fred said they didn't give that information out on the air.
George said he felt like he was sitting in on the McCarthy hearings. Will said that Steve is accusing him of cheating and he didn't cheat. Steve said he's been very careful not to say he did. He said that he's just questioning the results based on what he's been told.
Will said that there are people there who talked about the test after they took it so he may have scored higher based on that. He said he didn't cheat. Howard said he doesn't see any hard evidence that he cheated. DePace said maybe Gary should give him his money back on the bets. Gary said Scott is a douche. Howard said Scott took a test online too. Scott said that test had nothing to do with the test they actually took. Howard said he thinks that Will has a clean bill of health based on what he's heard. Robin said she feels for him because this is the way Steve spoke to her after her marathon run.
Fred said he would have done just what Will did to find out what's on the test. He said it's not cheating to find out what kind of format the test is. Robin and Howard seemed to agree with that. Howard said he would have done the same thing.
Howard asked George if he knows what his IQ is. George said he doesn't know but he'd be willing to take the test. Howard said they'll have to get him in on the next round.
Howard had Lisa G come in with her news preview. Howard said he heard that she's the voice of some New York Running Club. Lisa didn't know they were still using her voice for that. Howard said he hates those people. Howard said they had some audio of her doing the voice and she says ''I'm New York City's Lisa G...'' for the NY Racquet Club. Howard said she's like the Empire State Building or something announcing who she is. Howard said he doesn't want to hear her whole life story when she's doing something like that.
Howard asked Lisa if she got paid well for that. Lisa said it was a long time ago and she doesn't remember.
Ralph called in and said that he gets that Will would educate himself on the test but he was saying that he had that professor ''pull the test'' and that's just not right. He said that knowing the exact test is kind of having the inside information. Howard said that you don't know all of the questions though. Ralph said there is some grey area there because he did have some inside information. Howard didn't think that he did anything wrong. Ralph said he's not sure, it sounded fishy to him. Howard said it was a little fish but nothing all that bad.
Wheels called in and said that they were honoring Oprah at that Kennedy Center Honors thing. Howard said they had Paul McCartney being honored too. He said they had a picture of McCartney with Oprah and some other people. Howard said he feels he's in the same category as Oprah. Wheels said that Howard hasn't done anything either. Howard said that's what he said, he's in the same category as Oprah.
Howard read about the people who were honored and he didn't recognize some of the names. Howard said he knows that Oprah is beloved and all but why is she getting this honor? Howard said he just doesn't get it. He said they didn't even explain it in this article he was reading. Howard said that if they're going to honor someone they should do Phil Donahue. Oprah ripped off his whole show. Howard said Phil developed that whole thing. He said that she just stole the whole thing from him. Robin said she did it better. Howard said maybe she did but she did steal the whole format from Phil.
Howard had Lisa get to her news preview. Lisa said they have some updates on Gary's book tour. He's going to be on the Jimmy Fallon show tonight. She said they'll be behind the scenes with him today.
Lisa said that Scott the Engineer adopted a dog after one of their dogs died. She said that Jon Hein also got a dog. They're trying to house train the dog and it's very tough.
Lisa said they spoke to Marty, the guy Howard credits with saving him in high school. She said that Marty said that they saved each other in school back then. She also said that he runs a business where he helps people stop smoking. Howard thanked Lisa for that and let her go after that. He said he has to watch what he says or they'll contact everyone he mentions on the show.
Howard said he had the audio of Scott telling Evan to slow it down. Scott told ''Easy, easy Evan...'' and then Howard says ''Don't tell him to slow down.'' Howard said that Scott is all about taking it easy. He did an impression of Scott and goofed on him for a minute. Robin said his explanation was that he didn't want him to get anything wrong.
Howard had a clip of a reporter on CNN having a coughing attack on the air. Howard played that clip where the reporter clears her throat and then starts coughing. She tries to talk but keeps coughing. She had to walk off.
Howard had a clip of a British broadcaster saying ''cunt'' and then breaking down and coughing. Howard played that clip and the guy was trying not to cough as he was reading his stuff. He was holding it back and sounded like he was going to throw up from holding them back.
Howard said he had a question for everyone there. He said he had a clip from a porno where they had a woman forced to orgasm. Howard said they talked about that on the show and the woman almost passed out when they were making her orgasm. Howard played some of that audio and said that it sounded like she was speaking in tongues in that clip. Howard said that she was so out of it that it wasn't clear what she was saying. He played more of that audio and got some laughs out of the guys.
Howard said that they heard from the woman who was in the clip and she wants to come on the show. Howard asked for everyone's vote. Everyone was all for having her in. Benjy said that the clip wasn't all that wild to him but she might have an interesting story. He said that based on the clip he wouldn't have her in. He said her voice was fun though. Fred played some clips of Benjy that were kind of similar to that woman's.
Howard said he thinks that he should have her on the show. He played her clip again and had George trying to imitate that. George did some screaming and speaking in tongues that wasn't too far off. Howard replayed the woman's clip again and told George he did a good job. They had to go to break after that.
Howard came back and asked George to do an announce to get them back into the show. George read one about how Scott the Engineer is worried about Howard retiring and he should be used to sitting around doing nothing so he shouldn't worry about it. Robin said he isn't used to not getting paid to sit around doing nothing though.
Howard said that they only have 4 shows left next week and they're done. Howard said it was all over the news that he was going to leave and go to Apple. He said he's been tight lipped about what he's doing because he doesn't know what he's doing. He said he's talking to a lot of companies and doesn't have anything yet.
Howard had audio of a news report about the Apple rumors. Howard played that and they were talking about how he could possibly be going to Apple to do some kind of iTunes thing. Howard said that 3 years and $600 million would be great. He said that rumors have been swirling lately but he doesn't have anything yet. Howard said it's been torture for everyone there so far. Robin said that it's not for her. She said she doesn't care.
Howard said he does want to continue working and he would like to stay there at Sirius. Howard said that they came there 5 years ago with 600,000 subscribers and now they have over 20 million. Howard said it's grown from 600,000 to over 20 million. He said he'd have to walk away if his deal wasn't good enough or if everyone else's deal wasn't good enough. Howard said he doesn't want to jump to any conclusions and he has nothing bad to say about anyone there. Howard said he might have to leave if they have bedbugs there though.
Howard said that he has to decide where he should go to grow the most and be the most successful. He said he has to think about what would be the most successful and what the future of radio is. George said he has a lot of people there. He said they have great talents there.
Howard said part of the reason he would like to keep working is because he has such a great team of people. He said he has told them that if he does another 5 years then he's probably going to be done after that. He said that he'll be in his 60s by then. He said that's old to him. George said that 60 is the new ''young.'' Howard said he doesn't want to be working at George's age. He said that he has to get his staff to leave over the next 5 years so the only one left will be him. He said that if his plan goes as planned he'll be the only one there by the end of that 5 years.
Robin said Howard shouldn't worry about the other people there. It's up to them to worry. Howard said she's right. Howard said he shouldn't worry about that. Howard said they have had people there for 30 years of steady employment and he should be able to leave with a clear conscience. Robin said he could do that now. He's provided so much for so long already. Howard said that Walt Sabo told him that he could leave with no guilt. Robin said he's right.
Howard said that he doesn't have a deal but there are some contenders out there. He said that he won't sign anything unless it's the right deal for him and for everyone else. He said that things could end after the 8 live shows are done. He said he doesn't know at this point.
Howard talked about Derek Jeter and how he made a deal to stay with the Yankees. Howard said the guy is doing just fine and you can't fault him for kicking some tires and trying to find out how much he's worth. Howard said he's had a good career so far and he's going to stick it out with the Yankees. Howard said there's nothing wrong with him checking to see what his worth is out there though.
Howard said there are companies making tons of money off of people and you have to test the waters to find out what you're worth. Howard said that you never know how long your job is going to last. Howard said he has to participate and find out what he's worth. Howard said that's what Jeter was doing and he can't fault the guy for that.
The group came in and Howard introduced them to George Takei. Carnie said she thinks that George is the best. George said that he's amongst the best there. Howard told the girls that he has bedbugs. Howard said they have dogs coming in to sniff him today.
The girls asked if he can spread the bedbugs. Howard said of course he could. Howard said they don't know if he has any on him right now but he could. Howard said it's an epidemic because they have to get DDT back. Carnie didn't know what that was. Howard said that the stuff wasn't dangerous. He said they had a doctor drink the stuff in this documentary and it didn't hurt him. Howard said that Chynna's dad probably tried to get rid of that stuff. Howard said they have to bring it back to get rid of Malaria and bedbugs.
Howard said that the girls were at the top of their game and then they self destructed. The girls said they all went out and had babies. Wendy had 4, Chynna had 3 and Carnie had 2. Howard asked how they gave birth and how their vaginas are. The girls said they are all doing fine and their vaginas are fine.
Howard said that he heard that Chynna and Billy Baldwin had split up a bunch of times. She said that they had and they had gone to therapy and eventually worked it out. They got their friendship back and that's what worked. They went for walks on the beach and things like that to get the romance back. Carnie said that she and Rob lost their romance after the kids but they worked things out and they're fine.
Howard said it must be tough to be married to a famous guy like Billy. Chynna said that he's not tempted by other women but she didn't like the way he was treating her. She said that she made him change and it worked. She said that he really did change the way he spoke to her. Howard said he commends him for that. He said he doesn't believe that most guys can change unless they're in therapy. Chynna said that he actually was in therapy. Howard said he has learned to be a better father and husband by going to therapy.
Howard talked to Carnie about her drinking problems and how she's worked those out. She's been sober for 6 years now. The girls were wondering why they were so far from him. Howard said it's because they're going to sing. They wanted to be closer. Carnie said she loves Howard's eyes. She wanted to see them.
Howard asked them if they're upset about getting older. Chynna said that she doesn't like it and she has done Botox but she has found other ways to do it botanically. Carnie said that it's tough getting older.
Howard asked the girls if they think that getting older and having the kids makes it tough to have romance. Chynna said that they got into a rut of not communicating and they had to get that back. She said it is harder to communicate when you have kids so that can cause some issues. Howard said that the sex turns off when the communication shuts down. They said that's right. Howard said he feels so low when that kind of thing happens.
Carnie said that she stops sucking dick when that happens. Chynna sounded like she was upset about that. She was afraid her kids would be listening.
Howard asked Wendy about her husband and if she has stopped sucking dick too. Carnie said she didn't say she has stopped. Howard asked Chynna if she likes to do that. She said she doesn't mind it but she doesn't get why she has to do it until the end. Howard said he doesn't even like blow jobs that much. He'd rather just put it in. Carnie said she likes it. Howard asked Chynna why she doesn't just tell her husband that. She said it's not a personal thing. She said that she doesn't want him to feel that she's not into it. Chynna said she's extremely sensitive to anything gookie in her mouth. Carnie said that they're supposed to be there to promote ''Christmas in Harmony'' and this is what they're talking about.
Howard said men need an education about this stuff. Fred played some porn sounds while they were talking about that and it was a woman who sounded like a dog howling. Carnie said she's like that.
Howard asked the girls if they would all marry the same guys if they had to do it over again. They all said they would.
Howard asked the girls why they broke up. They said they disbanded because they were so sick of one another. Chynna said that they were so tired and beaten down. Carnie said she was ready to keep going. Wendy said she needed a break. Chynna said she wanted to experience her life so that's why she wanted to take a break.
Howard asked if the break up was ugly. They said it was sad more than ugly. Carnie said she was asking every year if they were ready to get back together. Howard asked how they got back together. Carnie said that one of the girls gave birth and then said she was ready. They reunited in 2006 and did an album and now they're getting back again and they think it's great timing. Howard said they do great harmonies together. Carnie said that they have a great history together and that's what's great about it.
Howard asked Carnie about her weight issue. Carnie asked if he's going to say she's fat as fuck. Howard said he's worried about her health. He said she's been battling this weight problem for her whole life. She had the stomach stapling and she's been on diet programs. She said she's kept off 85 pounds from the stomach stapling. She said that she struggles with it every day. She said that she's addicted to food and she loves cooking and baking. She said she has to work out too but it's the same old shit.
Howard said he's thinking that it had something to do with her father and how he wasn't there for her. Wendy said that she's a very hard worker and she's always moving around. Howard said she really is a hard worker. He said that she was great on the Newlywed Game and they just replaced her with Sherri Sheppard. Carnie said she won an Emmy for that show and they replaced her after that. She said they emailed her to tell her that they were replacing her. She said they told her ''It's not you...'' She said she's not sure why they did that. George said he did that show and she was great as the host.
Howard said that George only has sex once a week. George and Brad have their Sunday sex. They spent a minute talking about that and Howard wondered if Brad is bored with George. George said he's gotten used to that routine and he looks forward to Sundays. He said that he still masturbates in the shower though. Carnie let out a nice, big belch around that time.
Howard asked the girls if they masturbate. Chynna said that she has sex about 3 times a week so she doesn't have to masturbate. Wendy said she doesn't have to do it that much but she does. Carnie does too. She said she has a few toys that she uses. Howard asked if Chynna is missing out on anything. She said she's not because they have toys too. Carnie said an orgasm helps her sleep but she's not doing it every night.
Howard asked Chynna about becoming born again and if Stephen had anything to do with that. She said that he did. She said she had found Jesus when she was younger but then she lost her way and she got back into it when Stephen came over and prayed over her. She said that Billy is born again too. She said it's a very personal thing for them so she shouldn't be saying this on the radio. She said that Billy does follow the lord.
Howard asked Chynna about the gay marriage thing and she said that it can get very confusing so she doesn't get involved. She said that she doesn't like it when children can't get adopted by a gay couple. Kids need love and that's it. She said that they should be allowed to adopt.
Howard asked if the girls like to have their men drop loads on their face. They were all for that. Howard said it was terrible what was going on with Chynna and her dad. Howard said that was Papa John Phillips. Howard said that Chynna came out and said that what Mackenzie said wasn't true. She said that's not what she said. She said that she said she believed that's what was going on but not all of the circumstances that were around it. She said that was a very tough time for her in her life. She said she never had anything like that going on between her and her father.
Howard asked Chynna if she's in touch with Mackenzie. She said they're taking some time off from that. She said they both understand that too. Chynna said that she's met people who haven't spoken to their siblings for years. Howard asked if the other girls think that Mackenzie should have kept her mouth shut. Chynna said that she thinks that it was kind of selfish to bring it out publicly. They spent a couple of minutes talking about that. Chynna said she felt that it was more about selling books than anything. She said she's a great woman but she may be a bit misguided. Chynna said she was in a dire financial situation so she may have done it because of that.
Chynna said that she was in a band at the time her sister's book came out and it was all very tough for her. She said she had to take a break from everything. She said she took a break from her husband but her husband is fiercely loyal to her so he didn't take a break from her. She said he told her that he never would have let her escape him. She said he cried on the phone when he told her that.
Howard asked the girls if this Abba song is tough to perform. They didn't think it was. They have a formula that works very well for them. They talked about how they mix it around and come up with different ways to perform. Carnie said that she's always the deepest one. She said that she's the biggest control freak too. Howard asked if the girls get annoyed by that. Chynna said that she appreciates it actually. She has good pointers when they sing so it's a good thing.
Howard asked the girls if they had ever kicked anyone out of the band. They said they did kick someone out of the band. It was Mama Cass' daughter Owen. They said that Owen just didn't fit with their sound so they had to let her go. They said she took it very well though. It was tough for her when they hit it big.
The girls said the first time they performed live was on David Letterman's show. They had never done a live show before that. Howard said that must have been wild. Carnie said she watched it on YouTube recently and they were really good back then.
Howard asked the girls if they were ready to perform this song for them. Carnie said they fuck up on this one part all the time. They were ready to go though. Carnie said there's one part where they confuse the lyrics but they'd give it a shot.
Howard had them sing along to a track. They harmonized together on that. They performed Abba's ''Dancing Queen.''
After the song Howard said he loves harmony like that. He said the record company must have said ''ca-ching'' when they walked into the room. The girls said that they walked in with a four song demo and all of those demo songs turned into hits.
Howard asked if they sing when they have parties and stuff. They said that they did that just the other night. They were going to do another song for Howard and they had someone there to play with them. They said they love singing together and they did that at the party the other night. Howard had them sing a little ''In My Room'' by the Beach Boys. They had mentioned that during the discussion about the party singing. They broke into that song after Howard asked them to do it.
Howard said that music has changed a lot and it's not great like this. He said that no one does harmonies like this anymore. Howard had them sing a little bit of ''California Dreamin'' after that. They just broke right into the song and did it without a track backing them up. Howard said that was beautiful. George said it was transforming.
Howard asked about the Christmas album ''Christmas in Harmony.'' They said that it's available everywhere. They have a single out but a lot of their songs are getting played now. They talked about who produced the album and how that worked.
Howard was going to play a track off the album but Carnie's husband was there to perform with the girls so he came into the studio. Howard had them perform ''I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day'' which is one of the songs they have on their album. Howard even got in some of his own lyrics about how he was going to be killing George's bedbugs this Christmas.
After the song Howard said that was beautiful. Carnie said it was a big hit in Britain. Howard said that it was a pleasure seeing them and said that they did a great job. He said he wishes them luck and gave them some plugs as he was wrapping up with them. They also got in some plugs for a couple of web sites. Chynna had one for LosAngelitos.org and Carnie for CarniesMall.com. They went to break a short time later.
Howard came back and said he hasn't seen the Saturday Night Live with Robert De Niro yet. He has it on his DVR but he hasn't seen it yet. He said he's looking forward to that. Howard said he saw Anne Hathaway doing a Katie Holmes impression that's second to none. She did that on Saturday Night Live. He said that it was really good.
Howard had George give them an announce. George thanked him for bringing those three wonderful singers on. He said it was delightful. George then did his announce and read one about Gary and how he should play a catcher on a baseball team. Howard said it sounded like he didn't pre-read that. George said he wanted to do something about Gary because he's in the middle of reading his book. He said that he read about him being a wrestler in high school and he was thinking about a young, muscular Gary Dell'Abate. He said the chapter about his brother was very moving too.
Howard said George is enjoying all of that. He said that there are two people sitting in the studio and they had won the right to be there by winning an auction for a breast cancer charity. They were Tony and Roseanne. Tony said they actually work together. Tony is a periodontist who works up in Boston. Howard said he was happy to have them there. He said that they might get to see a naked George Takei getting his clothing sniffed. Tony is married but Roseanne is his office manager. Tony said his wife doesn't like Howard so that's why she's not there. Howard said Roseanne looks like a catch and a half. He said she's very attractive. She's not seeing anyone right now and she's divorced. She said that happened about 10 years ago.
Howard took a call from Ham Hands Bill who said that he wanted to ask the girls earlier if they had tried to sing while they had a dick up their ass. Robin had no idea what he was saying. Howard had to translate. Howard seemed to think that it was a good question and said he doesn't think that they had.
Jeff the Drunk called in and said that one of the girls said her father called her and said she was the only one to have a number one hit. Jeff said that's not true because they didn't have a number one hit. Howard said that's great, Jeff caught her in a lie. He hung up on Jeff.
Howard took another call from a guy who said that he's been a big fan for 20 years but he has a problem with him. He said that giving into that Eric the Midget after what he's put him through just wasn't right. Howard said he doesn't agree. He said that Eric will be on the show and everyone will see the light once in a while. Howard said that he likes Eric and he just plunks down the phone to see what's on his mind. He said he enjoys it. The caller said it just sucks that Eric back stabs him and tells him to fuck off. Howard thanked him for the call and let him go.
Howard took another call from Mark in Boston who asked if he's been asked to do one of those Pistachio nut commercials that everyone is doing now. Howard said he has not but he does love nuts like that. He said that he thinks that they'd never ask him because he's such a turn off to everyone. Howard said he has been asked to do some commercials in other countries but he's turned them down.
Howard asked George if he's ever turned down offers like that. George said he has gotten offers like that and he has turned them down. Howard said there are a lot of people who would do them in other countries because they think they won't be seen here.
Howard said he was pitched an idea to do a Coca Cola commercial and he would have done it if Coca Cola had approved it. Howard said they never called back.
while they were talking about the Coke drink George said that he read that they had cocaine in it. Howard said that was like 100 years ago.
Steve said they had an update on Gary's trip to Florida and said that he was supposed to do an appearance on a TV station but they didn't have his name on a list. It turns out they had him listed as ''Baba Booey'' instead of Gary Dell'Abate. Steve also got in a plug for Greg Fitzsimmons show that's on tonight on Howard 101.
Howard had Jon Hein come in with his Wrap Up Show preview. Jon ran down the list of subjects they were going to be covering today.
Howard said some people don't think that Jon is that big of a Beatles fan so he doesn't deserve it either. Someone pointed out that Jon had said that the Beatles had jumped the shark after Yoko Ono started dating John Lennon.
Howard asked Jon if that's true about the jumping the shark thing. Jon said it was true. He said that the Beatles wouldn't have broken up if Yoko hadn't come into the picture. Jon said that he thinks they hit their zenith before Yoko came in but some of their music was good after she came around. He said there are some crappy songs on the White album. He said that ''Happiness is a Warm Gun'' was one. He ran through some other ones and said they had a few songs that weren't that great.
Howard said he heard Ralph on the Wrap Up Show and he was talking about going to Sam Simon's house and stuff like that. He said that you don't have to accept offers from people like that all the time. He said that he and his daughter go to this restaurant and the owner offered to give him a free meal. Howard said he insisted on paying. Howard said the guy wouldn't let him pay that one time so he insisted that he pay every time after that. Howard said the guy wouldn't let him pay the second time and he said he had to pay. He said he doesn't feel right doing that. Howard said he now goes there and pays.
Howard said he told Ralph that he doesn't have to accept that offer every time. He said it might not be right. Robin said that Howard isn't a personal friend with that restaurant owner. Robin said that Ralph is friends with Sam. She said that there are some people who have friends who just show up and stay overnight and do whatever they want. That's what Ralph has with Sam. Howard said there seems to be some jealousy there though and he has to be careful not to take advantage too much.
Howard said he used Dominic Barbara's house once but he wouldn't feel comfortable doing that more than once. Howard said Robin sounds like she's saying that Ralph isn't a schnurer. Robin said she doesn't think that he is.
Howard said he was trying to think of the song that Muse had performed. It was actually called ''Uprising.'' That's the song he saw on the American Music Awards. Fred played some of that song and threw in some of George's screaming clips that they had recorded earlier. Howard liked the song.
Howard read some email about how great birds can be as pets since he had brought that up last week. Howard said he thinks that they should be free to fly away. He said that if he were a bird stuck in a cage then he'd want to kill himself. He said they should let the birds go.
Howard read some mail about Whitney Cummings and how hot they thought she was. Howard read that she had some armpit stains. Howard said that Beth told him that she had some armpit stains. He didn't even notice. Howard said he's sorry he didn't know. Robin said that's why she won't give Jason permission to take her picture.
Howard said that the celebrities that claimed they weren't going to twitter until they raised a million bucks have only raised $200,000. Howard said that's good. Now they can shut the fuck up and not raise money. Howard said that's a very pompous promotion.
Howard said he had Ringo Starr on the phone and he's jealous that he's not doing a concert like Paul is. He picked up and it was Sour Shoes doing his Ringo impression. Howard had him do some songs for them. Howard was going to let George talk to Ringo. Sour and George spoke to each other and George said it didn't sound like it was really him. Howard told George it really was. Howard had Sour just play a bunch of songs. He played a couple and did his Gary impression before Howard cut him off and hung up on him.
Robin read that Charlie Sheen ex-wife has checked into a sober living house. that led to Howard talking about how great this season of Celebrity Rehab is so far. Howard said that Rachel Uchitel is a bore but Janice Dickinson and this Davis kid who yells at her the whole time are great. Howard said that they go at it with each other all the time. Howard said that Janice is great on reality shows. Eric Roberts and some other lunatics are on the show too. Howard said that Eric thinks he's addicted to pot. He said that this guy Jeremy London thinks he was forced to smoke crack. Howard said that there's an old black woman on the show who is the mother of someone famous. Howard said that the Davis kid asked who Keisha Coles was and said that he hates stage mothers. Howard said he has holes on his arms from diabetes and the season is great. Howard said he gives it a thumbs up. Leif Garret is also on the show. Howard said it's fantastic.
Howard said that In Treatment has been great too. He hasn't seen the season finale of that or Boardwalk Empire. He said he has them on his DVR to watch. Howard said he has to watch some other stuff like ''Housewives of Beverly Hills'' and shows like that. He said what he's seen so far is fantastic. He said ''Married to Rock'' is fantastic too. George said he likes ''Hawaii 5-0'' and ''Brothers and Sisters.'' He said he doesn't watch The Bachelor. Howard figured he would since he's gay. George said he tries not to watch too much reality TV.
George said he was on the British version of ''I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here'' and he came in third. That was enough for him. He said that Martina Navratilova was on and she came in second. George said that it was very hard living in the jungle eating whatever the team got. He said they had to eat grubs, grasshoppers and crickets among other things. He said it was pretty disgusting. He described what it was like eating it and how gross it was. He said it was god awful.
George said the worst was eating a kangaroo penis. He said it was like eating rubber. He said he chewed it for about 5 minutes. Howard said George is a real team player and he appreciates that. George said they went without eating many times because people refused to do things like that. Howard said he forgot that Tony and Roseanne were there. He said they can leave if they get bored.
Robin got back to her news and read about Brooke Mueller's rehab visit. They had to go to break a short time later.
After the break Howard came right back and had Robin get to more news. Robin said that Dane Cook's brother is in the news. She said that he's been ordered to cough up $12 million to repay Dane. Robin said he was sentenced to 5 years in jail for stealing his brother's money.
Robin read about how one of the women in the Spider-Man Broadway play has had to leave after getting a concussion. Robin said she went to see the preview of it and they had to stop because something wasn't working. Robin said they had problems. George said that this is like the third injury. Robin said the first part was amazing. She said she thought it was similar to what Howard thought it would be. She said it was rock music but she's not sure what Peter Parker is singing about. Howard said it's funny how his parents thought rock music was wrong and then Tipper Gore wanted to get rid of rock music. He said the scariest music is Broadway show tunes. Howard said he was scared out of his mind listening to the soundtrack of Damn Yankees. Howard said the whole thing was about a guy leaving his wife after meeting the devil. Howard said his father used to sing that song to his mother. He said those songs were scary.
Howard said he sent a note to Jason the other day that was scary. He said that there were a lot of them that were scary. George said there are many beautiful songs as well. Howard said that's true but there were some scary subjects in some of the songs.
Robin said that she sees where they spent the money on this Spider-Man thing. She said she thinks they spent it all in the first half of the play. George said that he went to see a play in Los Angeles and they had some technical problems. He said that Dolly Parton came out and did 20 minutes of stand-up while they waited for the problems to be fixed. He said she performed 9 to 5 for them as well. Howard said everything is magical to George.
Howard said he liked how Dolly got mad at them for changing her audio book around. She said she was going to sue him over that. He said that would have been great to go to court for that. Howard said she looks good for an old bag. Howard said she's all fake but who cares? He said that he likes plastic surgery up to a point. He said the bigger lip thing is just bizarre. George said that Janice Dickinson looks swollen with her surgery. Howard said he has to get Lisa Rinna in there to talk to her about her implants. He said her lip thing is gone but he has to talk to her. He said that they might have to charge these doctors with crimes for doing some of this work.
Robin read a story about how Charles Manson got a hold of a cell phone and was texting people from prison. The prison guards found the phone and got rid of it.
Robin read that Margaret Cho is claiming that Bristol Palin was forced onto Dancing with the Stars because her mother needed to get her public status back. Bristol claims that's just not true. Howard said that whole family screws with his head. He said just doesn't get it. Howard and George spent a minute talking about that show since both of them watch.
Robin read a story about a boy who beheaded people and he's only going to spend 3 years in prison. Howard said he'd behead people if he only had to do 3 years.
Howard said that Benjy found some stuff about Bristol and Sarah Palin. He found that Margaret Cho said that she thinks Sarah blames Bristol for losing the election because of her pregnancy.
Robin read about WikiLeaks and how a congressman is saying that the guy who runs the site is just a high tech terrorist. She had some audio of the congressman talking about that.
Robin read a story about Newt Gingrich bad mouthing President Obama over the way he's reacting to the recent election. She had some audio of Gingrich talking about that.
Robin read a story about the Hollywood publicist who was killed and then her alleged killer killed himself. Robin said it could take a long time to figure out why the guy killed her. She had some details about that and Howard said it sounded like a hit to him. He said that he knows what he's talking about too.
Robin read about the FDA approving the lap band to more people. She had some details about that and how it works. Howard had to do a live commercial and then go to a commercial break.
After the break, around 10:35am, Howard came right back and gave George a plug for a new series he was just signed to. George said it's called ''Supah Ninjas'' and he plays a Ninja Master. He said it's a kid's show on Nickelodeon. He said he teaches the kids how to be a ninja in the show.
Robin read a story about a study that was done about how parents punish kids and the differences between straight and gay couples.
Robin had some news about Mark Zuckerberg going on 60 Minutes last night to talk about the new options they're adding to Facebook. She had some audio of Mark talking about that stuff. Howard said he didn't see that interview. He said he doesn't look as nerdy as they want him to. Robin said she's heard he has a lot to ticks. Gary said he's apparently been working on being more normal since the last time he was interviewed. Robin had some other details about the interview and some of the stuff he was saying last night.
Howard asked George if he would fuck Mark Zuckerberg if he were single. George said he didn't want to answer because it would get back to Brad... but then he said he would if he was single.
Robin read some news about Tiger Woods and how he's been doing playing golf lately. They had some audio of him talking about his latest game.
Robin said that she knows Howard has Bieber Fever so she had him play some of his music. Howard said he likes Pink and Lady Gaga but he doesn't think this kid has anything. He said he thinks he's going to end up on Celebrity Rehab in about 7 years. Howard said he's resenting that he's so popular at that age. Howard said he doesn't like any of what's going on with the kid. Robin said he had to cancel an appearance in Germany after a stunt went wrong on that show. A man was injured when he tried to jump over a moving car. Robin said that Bieber didn't feel it was right to go on with the show after that accident so he canceled.
Robin read that there's a rumor that the surviving members of the Beatles are thinking about doing something together. It's just Ringo and Paul left at this point. They spent a couple of minutes talking about that.
Robin had some news about R. Kelly's new album and how he's going to be on Jimmy Fallon's show tonight.
Robin said that Liam Neeson is going to be in a new Narnia movie so she had some audio of him talking about that. Howard said he loves Liam but he doesn't care about what he's talking about in this clip.
Robin had some audio of Johnny Depp talking about his new movie with Angelina Jolie. Howard said they cut out a love scene. Howard said they should have kept that in but Johnny was apparently afraid of what his girlfriend was going to think.
Robin had some news about Russell Brand and a new movie he's in. She had some audio of him talking about that too. Robin also had some audio of Amy Adams talking about ''The Fighter'' and working with Mark Wahlberg on that.
Robin had a couple of there movie and music news stories she ran through before they had to end the show. Robin said the number one movie at the box office was ''Tangled.''
Robin also read that the Unabomber's property is up for sale in Montana. It's just under $70,000. They wrapped up and ended it around 10:55am.
Jon said that George had no problem coming right out and talking about the bedbugs. He said that Howard started to itch as soon as it came up. Gary said they found out about it last night and Will wasn't sure what to do. They came up with the dog idea but it doesn't seem like George was that knowledgeable about it. He just seemed to think that it was just a few bites and he had to get rid of them eventually.
Jon asked what they thought of George's forced orgasm. Benjy said that was a good one. Jon asked if he could do one. Benjy said he's kind of a method actor. He did a little bit of one bit it was pretty tame. Gary said that was as good as the shittiest Sybian ride ever.
Gary said he knows that Brad is the big Howard Stern Fan and he's surprised that he didn't know how paranoid Howard would be about the bedbugs. Jon said you'd think that he would have acted differently if he had known how Howard would react. Benjy said maybe George's age comes into it and it's not that big of a deal to him.
Jon asked Benjy why he was eating salad off the floor. Benjy said it spilled and he wanted to clean it up quickly. He said he didn't want anyone making a huge deal out of that. He said he put it back into the salad thing and threw out what looked dirty and ate the rest. Jon said he heard that he just went at it and didn't throw anything out. Jon said he has a source who saw him at the floor stuff. Benjy said he just ate the carpet off the floor.
Gary said he knew that Jason was working on getting the umpire from Citi Field to get on the phone after he threw his pitch. It's the same kind of thing where everyone gets goofed on there and you just have to roll with it.
Jon said that this is a pretty strong accusation for Will. He said once it's out there he's already tarnished. He said that it could be kind of hurtful. Benjy said that if the friend did something wrong then they had an obligation to tell Will they were doing something wrong. He said he thinks that what Will did wasn't wrong. He said if he was cheating he doesn't think that Will was aware of it.
Jon said that it sounds like what the source is saying is that Will got answers from the test. Steve was in so he said he had to go to his list and figure it out. He said he knows that Will thinks that he knows who his sources are. Will said he knows exactly who it is. Steve didn't believe it. Will insisted that he knows. Steve said they can talk about it off the air.
Jason said that Steve is taking someone's word for this and he doesn't have any documents showing that Will cheated. Benjy said he thinks that Steve is bullshitting about this whole thing. Will said that he thinks there's an innocent person in this and that person might be getting into trouble about this whole thing. Steve said they're not revealing where this person works because they don't want anyone getting into trouble.
Steve said they wanted to explore this and figure out if Will was lying or not. He said that they have two very credible sources on this story. He said that one source says that Will knew some of the questions ahead of time. Anther source says that they overheard someone talking about Will trying to get copies of the test so he could cheat. Steve said the person used the word ''cheat.'' Will said he never saw the test. He said that they're making an assumption on something they heard. He said he was never handed anything physical.
Jason asked Steve if his source is saying that Will was handed something. Steve said that they are reporting... and the guys cut him off. They wanted to know if he was handed something. Steve said the claims were that he was given information, essential information, that would allow him to cheat on the test. He said they know what that information is. Steve said they have some information there about what happened.
Steve said that Jason knows about journalism and he must know about anonymous sources. Jason and Steve went back and forth on that for a minute.
Jason told Gary that he's kind of a hypocrite in all of this too. He said that Gary is using the same excuse that DePace used with him. Gary said he and Scott had a conversation about the recording in the studio thing. He said this isn't the same thing. Gary said he had to take it to Howard because there were ramifications with this.
Steve and Jason got back to arguing again and went back and forth arguing over this whole thing. Steve said he wants to be very careful about this whole thing and that's why they did things they way they did.
Will sounded kind of upset with Gary too. Gary said he can't not tell Howard about this stuff. Jason said that Will was being accused of this on the air instead of off the air. He said that they don't even know if these two people exist. Gary said that Howard thought it was an interesting thing to bring up on the air. He said that's why they did it the way they did.
Benjy asked Steve about his sources and why they're taking the word of someone who is giving them information second hand. Steve said the sources are legitimate and he's sure about that.
Will said he thinks that the source is making an assumption about what they may have heard and that's what's going on there. Jon asked Steve if he thinks that Will isn't coming clean there. Steve said he thinks they have to look into it more. Will asked him why. He said he didn't want to take this test to begin with. Will said he wanted to be a team player and now he has to live with HR issues and a news department to investigate his life. He said that he just wants to go back and do his job. Gary said that they can't handle this lightly.
Benjy asked Will if he's worried about his friend getting in trouble if he didn't do anything wrong. Will said he's not sure what the rules are for their profession and he's not sure if that would get them in trouble or not.
Will said that he ran into Lisa G after the test and she heard that she had met someone who knew this professor friend of his. He said he knew that this was coming eventually. He said he never saw or heard any questions. All he discussed was the format of the test. He said that he heard more about the questions on the test in their office. He said he's not cheating when he hears people talking about the test in the office.
Steve said that these people could have gone public and gotten this person into trouble but they called them instead.
The guys said that Will's reputation is damaged now because there are two people who won't go on record and talk about this. Jason said that Steve is the one who says that if your mother says she loves you, check your sources. Steve said they did check their sources.
Steve said that Jason is the one who used to do the Page 69 stuff and make it up. Jason said that Steve used to go and check his sources, off the air, to make sure they were true. In this case he didn't do that. Steve said that he had to do that with the Page 69 stuff because they admitted that they made some stuff up.
Steve said they did ask Will some questions on the air and they were kind of tame. Benjy asked why they didn't do it off the air. Steve said it was a big deal that they had to discuss with many people.
Gary asked Steve if Will had denied it, would he have done the story. Steve said he had to think about it but said he probably would.
Jon took a call from a guy who asked how long Will has been there. They said he's been there for 10 years. The caller asked if they've ever questioned him before about anything like this. Gary said they hadn't and this whole thing didn't come about because they believed it. He said that they just wanted to let Will defend himself.
The caller said that it sounds like they're accusing him of cheating. Jason said that's the way it came off to him too.
Benjy asked how a person who knows something second hand can be a source. Steve said that the way this stuff came about made it clear that they had a story there.
Scott DePace came in and asked if this source says Will did better on the test because of this. Steve said yes. DePace wanted his money back from Gary after that. Gary said he bet on the results, not the way they got there. Steve said that one source was there while this conversation was going on.
Ralph called in and said that he had a few things about Murray-Gate here. He said that Jason is wrong comparing it to what Gary and DePace had. He also said that they're making too big of a deal about this. He said that Will denied it and that's it. He said Howard has the final say in all of this and Will should be mad at Howard if he's mad at anyone.
Ralph said his question is to Will or Steve. He asked about this person who allegedly gave Will the information. Will said that the person may have looked at the test and told him there was no good way to study for it. Ralph said that he does think that this person may have had an unfair advantage knowing this person that he knew. Gary said that he doesn't know what kind of heads up he got though. Gary said that he heard that he may have been given some of the questions or the vocabulary. Will said that it wasn't rocket science stuff.
Ralph said he walked into the test not knowing anything about it. He said that if Will walked in knowing something then he had an advantage. Jon said that Jason didn't do the best and he was in the same position. He said if you just tell someone what the test format is, you don't have an advantage. Ralph said if you know what to expect then you do have an advantage.
Gary said that anyone who took the test in the second round had an unfair advantage because they revealed what it was after the first round.
Jason said that if this person had told Will everything on the test then what would he have done. Will said he wouldn't even put that person in that position. He said he doesn't want anyone getting fired. He said this whole thing is a fucking nightmare that he just wants to go away.
Gary said that he doesn't think that anyone is going to lose their job over this. He said that Will has kept secrets that the staff has told him over the years. He said he hasn't revealed any of that stuff. He's not going to lose his job over this.
Benjy asked everyone if they ever cheated on tests in school. Almost everyone said they had. Benjy said he never did and Will said that he wanted to plead the fifth on that.
Ralph said this was a good lesson about getting your facts straight. He said once you put it out there you can't turn back. Ralph said he doesn't think that Ralph knowingly cheated but he may have had an advantage.
The guys asked if there is a story here. Steve said that he does have a story. He hasn't written it yet. Gary said that he'd like to know what he's going to run. Steve said he'll have to do a wrap up of everything that's been said. He's not sure exactly how it will be wrapped up but it might include Will's very convincing denials. They had to go to break a short time later. s
Jon asked Gary if he thinks Will is mad at him. Gary said that he knows how he feels and he hopes he won't hold it against him.
Jon said that he wanted to move on to some other stuff like Wilson Phillips coming in. Gary and Jon talked about some of the stuff they discussed today and how they performed a couple of songs live in there. Gary said that it was weird that he's seen the originals perform ''California Dreamin'' and then their daughter perform it. He said that maybe if they stick around another 5 years they'll get to see Chynna's kids perform the song.
Jon and Gary talked about Chynna being born again. They spent a minute on that and also about how the band had broken up and got back together.
Jon took a call from a guy who said that he loves Gary but he should feel guilty for cheating the fans for booking Wilson Phillips. Gary said that he doesn't get to pick who the guests are. He said he just brings what they're offered to Howard. He said Howard is the final word when it comes to that. He said he thought they were good today too. The caller said he thought they sounded horrible. He said he likes that he's open minded but he thought they sounded horrible. He said they could have achieved that kind of sound with any high school singing group. Gary said he liked it and thought they did a good job with their songs.
Jon asked Gary if he knew that they were working with ''New York City's Lisa G.'' Gary said that he did not know that. He was referring to that NY Racquet Club message system that Lisa's voice was on. Gary said that it is a weird way to introduce yourself in something like that. Benjy was thinking that she might have been in the middle of that lawsuit with the other Lisa G at the time and that's why she had to say it was ''New York's Lisa G.'' They had to end the show a short time later.
Howard started the show talking about how much they had to do today. He also introduced George Takei who was sitting in all this week. George said this is the second morning on the second to the last week there at Sirius.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that he's driving in and getting pissed. He said it occurred to him that if he was treated like a super star he'd get more respect there. He asked if Howard feels that he's not getting the respect he deserves from Sirius. George said he's not feeling that. Howard said the guy was asking him, not George. Howard said no one thought he was addressing George other than George. George said he feels welcomed there in New York from being on this show.
Howard said he's very excited that George is working for Nickelodeon now. He's going to be on ''Supah Ninjas'' next year.
Howard said in his career he feels that he will never get the respect of someone like Oprah Winfrey. Howard said if you analyze both careers his popularity and what he's accomplished... he'd have to say that they're on par with one another. Howard said that this caller's connection was horrible. The guy asked him to keep him on. Howard said he'd try to work through it.
Howard said he saw that Oprah was being honored by the Kennedy Center and he figured it was a pay off of sorts. He said that they honor people who were just in ''The Color Purple'' instead of the person who wrote it. He said he and Oprah have both done a lot in their careers. He said that he thinks that he is being disrespected. He said he's done a lot with his career and some of it's considered kind of gross and disgusting. He said that people have been outraged over what he's done so that's why some people look down on him. He said he gets why people think that way about the outrageous things he's done. Howard said he wanted to be wild and be outrageous. Howard said to expand the boundaries he had to do that. Now he's considered gross or just dismissed.
Howard said he is more important than Oprah and he deserves that Kennedy Center honors. Howard said he's not sure what he's going to do in his future. He said he hopes that they realize what he's done for this company. He said what he's done there, with the help from everyone on his team, is make the company huge.
Howard interrupted and said he has to talk about Benjy and how he ate his salad off the floor yesterday. He said he'll get to that later.
Howard said they helped turn this company into over 20 million subscribers. He said that's pretty amazing. He said they turned it from a non-business into a business. That's no easy feat. Howard said they were a catalyst with the fans.
Howard said he was so dissesd yesterday by this company. He said he got an article from Richard Bosch and the company hasn't even gotten back to them after they asked why this article came out. Howard said he's never even heard of this guy David Frear. He said he sounds like a complete idiot. Howard read the article and said that this guy can suck his dick. He said the article says he's going to have to take a pay cut. Howard said he's not going to take a pay cut. He said even if he was going to take a pay cut he doesn't have to broadcast it and humiliate him.
Howard said he's not sure what business it is of anyone what he gets paid. He said this guy who is supposedly the CFO doesn't have to be broadcasting this stuff. Howard said the guy is a putz and it's unbelievable the amount of assholes he meets in this business. Howard said that he has no problem leaving this company after the 16th.
Howard read through the article and they talk about how his last show could be the 16th and then he has 2 weeks off after that before his contract ends. Howard said this guy should just say he has no idea if he's going to sign or not. Howard said he has no idea who this guy, David Frear, is. He said that the guy says that he'd have to sign on for less money if he does stay there. Howard said the guy is a shithead. He said he doesn't have to say that in an article.
Howard said that the guy says he might have other offers including one from Apple. Robin said this is a guy who is trying to prove that he's more important than he really is. Howard read more of the article where they talk about Howard's options and how he doesn't have as many with Sirius and XM since they're one company now.
Howard said that this guy David got paid $3.3 million last year and he got that money because of him. Howard said the company wouldn't even exist now without Howard Stern. Howard said he's not going to take a pay cut. Howard said he'd rather not work there than take a pay cut. Howard said this guy knows nothing about it and he's never even heard the guy's name before. Howard said that he's not even in the loop as far as he knows.
Howard said the caller asked about why he's so embarrassed by the industry. Howard said he gets why he's not beloved and Oprah is. He said people will say he's coarse and all of that but the company he helped build from 600,000 subscribers to 20 million doesn't have to diss him in this article. Howard said that the guy doesn't have to say that in public and humiliate him like that. He doesn't get it. Howard said he didn't do anything to this guy David Frear. Howard said when satellite is irrelevant the only winner is going to be the people who have the content. Howard said that he's a jewel in his arsenal to stay in business. He said he should be celebrated and he should be asking him to stay with him. Howard said the guy made $3.3 million because of Howard Stern.
Howard said this was like a punch in the face to him last night. He said that this guy had no business talking about him like this. He said he should just say that he hopes Howard Stern will sign with them again. He said he's just a puppet and Mel is working him like one. Howard said that this wasn't fair to him and saying he has to take a pay cut is an insult. Howard said that's like saying he hasn't been performing.
Howard said that they say 60 percent of the listeners are listening to his channels. That's 60 percent of the 20 million. Howard said he wants this guy David to stop by his show so he can say hello. He said he has a few words for him. He wants him to tell him to his face why he's not worth the money.
Howard asked George about his bedbugs and if he was sniffed. He wasn't so Gary said that they'd be there in about 20 minutes. George said that he was very covered up last night so he didn't get bitten in bed. Howard said he wears one of those space outfits.
The caller said he was sorry for calling this guy David Frear a cock sucker. Howard said that the guy is probably a nice guy but he doesn't think that he deserves the $3.3 million. He said he signed a new contract in 2008 from what he was reading. Howard said he'd like to know how many listeners that guy brought in. Howard said he didn't even know they had a CFO. Howard said Mel does it all anyway so he's probably just a puppet there. Howard said Mel pulls all of the strings there. He said you can't spend 10 cents without it ending up on Mel's desk.
Howard said he just wants a little respect there. He said that he's done more than he needed to for the company. He said he more than paid for his salary. Howard said he worries about the business and Mel knows that. Howard said Mel could turn over those two channels and he doesn't have to worry. Howard said Mel gave him mornings at K-Rock and he took care of the rest of the day even after the morning show.
Howard said he's not sure what's going to be. He said he still doesn't have an answer about what's going to happen. He said he's still working things out and he was up late last night trying to figure it out. He said he was up late trying to figure this out and then he gets this email about this article. Howard said he doesn't need to read stuff like that. It makes him wonder what he's doing there.
Howard said he'd like them to keep the illusion going that he's like Elvis there. Howard said they spent all of this money building up this company and this guy is dissing the content. He doesn't get it. He said he'd like to know what his plan is because he doesn't understand it. Howard said it's a completely contradictory message to what they're trying to get out there.
Howard said this is his humiliation. He said he's not going to take a pay cut. He said this is actually making him think that he wants more money. He said he may have to talk to his agent about that.
Howard said he's not even sure he wants to go to the McCartney concert now. He said it's a celebration about their 20 millionth subscriber and this is the way they're treating him.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that he doesn't usually sign up for things like Sirius and Howard is the only reason he signed up. He said that they've raised their rates and if they're taking shit away he's not sure how that's going to work.
Howard said if he was willing to take a pay cut they don't have to make it public. Howard said they could keep it under wraps. The caller asked how this guy Frear got a raise. Howard said he's going to have to look into that. He said Mel usually doesn't let anyone speak. He said that he has everyone on a short leash usually.
The caller asked if Howard's agent, Don, is dealing with Mel up there. Howard said he has to deal with Mel. He said it would be a waste of time for him to deal with anyone else up there. Howard said he needs someone who is on his team to deal with.
The caller pointed out some of the stuff that Frear said about the NFL and things like that. Howard said that the NFL isn't exclusive content either. He said that his show is.
The caller told George that he liked the part he played in Adventureland. He said that he liked that Ricardio character. Howard did an impression of what he figured George sounded like in that. It was just George's voice. George said he can use different voices. He demonstrated some of them but they were all very similar. Fred threw in his Little Lupe impression too. Howard said he's like Christian Bale and loses himself in his parts.
Howard took another call from King of All Blacks who asked why they get mad at him personally. Howard said there's such jealousy out there and he gets it all the time. Howard said the day he signed with this company the employees and management were thrilled. He said everyone was lining the halls applauding and thanking him. He said they were getting their asses kicked until he signed on with them. Howard said they were thrilled and a miracle occurred. He said they became viable when he got there. Howard said they went from 600,000 to millions. He said they're at 20 million and growing now. Howard said they get resentful about him getting attention. He said that they wonder who he thinks he is and things like that. This is just human nature. Howard said he was just too successful.
Howard said they applauded and thanked him when he started there. He said that Jesus did all of these miracles and they ended up hanging him from the cross. It's all jealousy. Howard said he'd like to see Jesus get 20 million subscribers over there. King was laughing.
King said that this is like Howard married a girl who was nothing and then she starts thinking that she's more important than him.
Howard took another call from Mark in Boston who said that they've been fucking him for so long. He said that he should just say he doesn't need them anymore. Howard said he doesn't need a lesson. He said he did nothing but dedicate himself to this job. Mark said they could fuck him harder if they wanted. Howard said it's just confusing to him.
Another caller said that he doesn't deny the fact that he brought in millions of subscribers but not 20 million. Howard said there were 600,000 subscribers there when he started. He said they had to sell radios and subscriptions. Howard said this enabled Sirius to gobble up XM. That got them another 8 million subscribers. Howard said it allowed them to merge and not pay salaries they were paying to two companies. Howard said that this 20 million is because of him. He said that the reason they're successful is because for the millions he brought over. The caller said that they sell subscriptions with new car sales too though. Howard said that when old fans of the show get a new car they get to hear the show again and maybe they subscribe. They need the content to get new listeners. Howard said that this is one of the reasons people stay or subscribe.
Dominic Barbara called in and said that they should look at history. He said that if Howard leaves they'll find themselves in trouble. Dominic said that a CFO should be worried about the stock prices. Howard said it was good to hear from Dominic. Robin said she owes him a call too.
Howard said he was surprised to read that story. He said he's trying to figure out the future and he reads that. Howard said it was a weird statement. Robin said it's like walking in on your wife talking about how she hates having sex with you.
Howard said the only ones in the loop about him staying there are between Mel, Don and him. Howard said he's sure that this guy Frear hasn't been consulted.
Gary came in and told Howard about Bubba's club down there. He said they stopped by Bubba's gym that's like a full gym but just for the guys on the show. They have a boxing ring, a basketball court and more. He said he's not sure if he owns the gym space but he knows he owns the equipment.
Howard said Bubba was in financial stress a few years ago and he's wondering why he needs an extravagant gym like that. Gary said he's not sure but he's always got deals going on. He even admits that he's a wheeler and dealer.
Gary said Bubba has that club going too and he claims he's made half his money back. Then they go to the broadcast center in the dark and he's walking him around with his iPhone flashlight. The studio is 8,000 square feet and the ceilings are 26 feet high. He said that Bubba was talking about all of the stuff he can do there. Gary said Bubba told him about the stage they're going to have there and the shower they have in the studio. Gary said the shower doubles as a money blower for doing that on the show. They have TV screens all over the place too.
Gary said they dug a hole for a beach and a pond there at the studio. They'll have the Bubbagon and other things for fighting and stuff like that. Gary said that Bubba was telling him about the deals he was working for all of this stuff too. He said Bubba is really happy about all of this stuff.
Robin said she heard he's building a new house down there too. Gary said he's got a lot of stuff going on. He has a plane that he uses but he doesn't own it. He said that he just rents it and Bubba thinks it's not that expensive. Howard said that an 8,000 foot studio is very big. He's not sure he needs that much. Gary said he can't imagine the heating and cooling bill for something like that.
Gary said he went to Tootsies down there and he heard that the air conditioning bill is like $32,000 a month. Howard said that's what he'd imagine about Bubba's broadcast center. He said that's going to have some high costs to maintain.
Gary told Howard some other stuff about what Bubba was up to down there. He said Bubba loves to tell him what it costs to do stuff down there and how they can do it much cheaper there than in New York. Howard said he's right about that but he's still shelling out a lot of money for that stuff.
Howard said that the bedbug sniffing dog was there. He asked George if he was ready to be sniffed. George said that was fine. He realized he shouldn't have said anything. Howard said that they don't want to be infested by George. Howard said that Ronnie was wondering about the dog and if it had to sign a release. Howard wondered how the dog would sign a release. He said the guys should have told him that the dog had to sign one.
Ronnie came in and said he was just joking around. He said that he asked Gary if he had a release for him to sign.
Howard asked Ronnie about Benjy dropping his salad on the floor and then eating it. Ronnie said he saw him drop it, pick it up and eat it. Benjy said he did pick it up but he threw some of it out. He said he was on his way back to the show and he dropped some of it on the floor. He said he had to pick it up before someone got upset with him for making a mess. He threw it back in his bowl and then threw some of it out. He said he picked it out and then threw it away. He ate what was left.
Ronnie said that he should have said to him that he had to go back on the air and asked him to get someone to get him another salad. Howard said he might want to consider not eating off the carpet there.
Howard and Robin wondered what Benjy is up to if he's eating salad there off the floor. What is he doing at home. Benjy jokingly yelled out that he eats feces.
Howard said that this is gross and he can't be eating off the floor. Ronnie said that there was some hard boiled egg in there too so he was putting it on top of that. Robin said that he touched the rest of the salad with the dirty salad. Benjy said he's sure that their food has feces in it too. Howard said he's not doing this to attack him. He said it's not healthy to do what he's doing. Howard cut his mic off but Benjy had more to say.
Howard said Benjy is disgusting. George said that he has to think about how gross the sidewalks are there in New York and how people there are walking on that carpet after walking on the sidewalks.
Howard had George go over to a corner to strip down. George didn't seem to mind doing that. Richard Christy was prepared to get naked with George if he was uncomfortable. George said he was fine. Howard said he could see the bites all over George from the bedbugs. He said he loves George.
Howard had George put his clothes on the chair over there. George didn't want to put them on the dirty floor. George said his feet aren't very pretty because he had foot surgery that didn't go well. He said his right foot is very deformed. He said about 30 years ago he was given a pair of running shoes and he had surgery after that and it didn't work. Howard took a look and said it didn't look that bad. Then he said it did look fucked up.
George said the running shoes he got were too small for him and he tried to wear them. He said he did a 10K run and that night he got the most horrific cramp and his muscle on the right side was cramped up. He had to be taken to the hospital and they put him in an iron rack that sent electrical currents through is muscles. He said they relaxed the muscles and his foot remained in that position so they had to do surgery. He said that opened up his foot and it went back after a 3 year period. Howard took another look and it was still messed up. Howard said that he had no idea. Howard asked about his belly too. George said he had intercerception when he was one or two. He said they had to do surgery on his belly too.
Howard asked George how his feet are both fucked up if it was just one foot that had the problem from the sneakers. George said ''I don't know.'' Howard asked if he can run now. George said that he can't run. He said he walks.
Howard had Gary bring in the dog and the people who were there to help. They were from Quest Pest Control. The dog went over to the clothes and sniffed them. The woman, Christie, who was the owner of the dog told Howard what they'd be doing. She had the dog, a beagle, go over to the clothes and sniff them. The dog went through them and the owner told her what to do. The dog sniffed through his clothes and gave the all clear on the clothes.
Howard asked the guy, David, if George could bring the bedbugs in there any day. He said he could. He said that he could run his clothes through the dryer before he comes in and that might kill them. The woman said that the dog has a lot of hours of training.
Howard asked if this is an epidemic. David said that they're actually resistant to DDT. Howard said he thinks that DDT would kill them. He told Robin to listen to him. He said he knows what he's talking about.
Howard asked David what it costs to get into a business like this. David said the dogs are about $11,500. He said his dog is booked up all day long going around sniffing. He said a few years ago they were in the city like once a week. Now they're there almost every day. Howard asked how they know that they're legitimate. David told Howard about this certification they have and that's how you know that they're legitimate. He said the regulations haven't caught up with the problem yet.
Howard asked if they could have the dog sniff George's chair just in case. David said he'd do the whole studio. Howard had Christie have the dog sniff the chair. The dog went over and sniffed. She didn't find anything there.
George asked David about how they had no problem in October and then came back in November and they had the bugs there. He asked how they could have gotten it. Howard said that George is in hotels all the time. George said they weren't in one from the time they were in California to the time they got back. Howard said they can migrate too. David said they can migrate and they can be in other parts of the building. Howard said DDT is the answer but David had said that doesn't work. Howard said it will work and they have to bring it back.
David said that if it wasn't for DDT then they wouldn't be there right now. He said that it does work for getting rid of malaria. George said that he heard that there were other people there in their building that are having bedbug treatments. Howard said that's probably how they got them.
Howard thanked David and Christie for coming in with their dog Ellie. Howard wrapped up and gave them a plug for Quest Pest Control and you can find them at BedBugDetectives.com.
Howard was still talking about George's feet and how messed up they were. Howard said that's not from bad sneakers. He said that can't be from those sneakers. George said he got that cramp that night and after the surgery went bad he had problems with his feet. He said it was about 5 years after the surgery that the left foot went bad. Howard said they're the most photogenic feet he's ever seen. George took a look and said that he does look like an alien creature. George said he'd like to run again but he just can't. Howard said he heard he has a spiked tail in his pants too. George said he tucks that under. He said he had to go to break a short time later.
Howard came back and said that Big Foot thing was disgusting. He had George do a read as they were coming back too. Then he had Lisa G come in with her news preview.
Lisa came in and said that they have a story about Gary Dell'Abate getting stumped on Jimmy Fallon playing a music trivia game. Howard said he heard he did a nice job. Howard said AJ Benza sent him a note saying that he's looking very handsome on his book tour too.
Lisa said that Quest Love told her about some of the songs they played for Gary in the game. Howard said Jimmy Fallon is a nice guy and he didn't ask Gary to pitch or anything like that. Gary said their producer said they do a nice show and they wouldn't have any balls or bats or anything like that.
Howard played some audio clips from Fallon's show and they played him on with the Hong Kong Fooey theme with lyrics about Baba Booey. Howard said it would have been so funny if they had asked him to pitch.
Gary said he was in a cab recently and Jimmy Kimmel's show is shown in some cabs. He said that his neighbor saw his pitch in cabs in Chicago and DC. He said that clip is all over the country in taxi cabs.
Howard played more of the Jimmy Fallon audio and said that he's going to do the same thing as Gary and do too many appearances. In the clip Jimmy was asking Gary about his book tour and Gary said it's going on too long for Howard. Jimmy brought up the Today show appearance Gary made and how he had been mistaken for the Chilean Miner who was in the green room with him.
Howard played another clip where Jimmy talked to Gary about his music knowledge and had him play a game where he had to guess what song the Roots were playing for him. Gary had some trouble guessing the first one but he did get the second one. Howard said they were playing it live too so that makes it harder to get. Howard said it wasn't very fair to Gary.
Lisa got back to her news preview and said that Shuli was on the red carpet at an event last night and Billy Crystal was there. He didn't stop by to say hello but Robin Williams did. He told Shuli to say hello to Howard. Howard said he'd like him to come back on the show because the first interview didn't go very well. He thinks that it would go well now. Robin said they were all young back then so maybe it would go better.
Howard said that he has little Lupe and Dave Lampert coming in next week. He said that's the thing he wants to get on before they end things there. Howard said he'd like to go out with a bang. Howard said that Lupe has always been there but they have to get Dave in there.
Howard had Fred play some audio of Lupe, Dave and his mom to create the scene in there if they were all together. Howard said he could have George Takei join in too. Fred didn't have him on the same page but he did have one clip of George doing that forced orgasm clip from yesterday. He played all of those clips together. Howard had Fred play all of that and then a cow. Fred said he couldn't make that happen.
Lisa said that Shuli got an interview with someone from Law and Order who gave Benjy some advice on what to do about getting cast in a crime show that shoots in New York. Howard started to ask Benjy about that but then realized he didn't care.
Lisa said that Eric the Midget is still saying he's done with the show for good and he's not going to call in anymore. Howard said he doesn't believe that and he thinks that he will be back. He'll want something and he will call into the show. Robin said he may hold out for another 6 shows. Howard said he'll be back. He said that Eric is very attracted to his show.
Lisa said that Eric is also trying to prove that he's still alive because there was a rumor that he was dead. He's going to shoot a ''proof of life'' video to prove it.
The woman, Patty, said she started forgetting things and she was feeling foggy too and they found that she has dementia. She said she has white spots on the brain. Howard asked if she's going to forget who she is in like 5 years. She said that she's on this drug that's helping.
Howard asked why she had to give up her job. She said she was afraid that she was going to make a mistake. Howard asked her how she's going to live. She said she's on disability and home with her husband.
Howard asked if the disability is a policy of her own or something else. She said it's a state thing. Her brother has MS so he's on it too. Howard asked if she can afford this. She said they're doing okay.
Patty said she was so upset about the negotiations and retirement talk and things. She wanted to tell Howard about retirement. Howard cut her off again and said that he just felt dissed by the CFO of this company. He said that he doesn't need people commenting about what he should be making there. Howard said h wasn't commenting on his salary so he's not sure why this guy was commenting on his.
Patty said that Howard makes people's lives so much better. Howard thanked her for that and said that he was going to give her something even though she might forget about it. Howard said he came into one more pair of Paul McCartney tickets. Patty said she saw him in the 70s. Howard asked if she's going to forget about this in a year. She said she will be able to hold on to that memory. She said she loves Paul and Wings. She said he's still the cutest Beatle. Howard gave Patty the tickets.
Howard said they'll have some fun at that concert. Patty thanked him for that and for everything he's done for the fans. Howard said he'll try to say hello to her on Monday at the concert. She said she'd love to meet him. Howard put her on hold.
Howard said Mikey is very talented. Robin said it's not that creative. Howard seemed to disagree and played more of Mikey's songs. Robin asked if they could just get to the holiday song. She's never very amused by Mikey's songs.
George asked how it feels to have fans like that. Robin said ''Terrible!'' Howard played a new one that they just got from Mikey the other day. It was to the tune of ''Band on the Run'' and it was ''Hands on my Nuts.'' It was getting laughs from George and Howard.
Howard said Mikey said last time he spoke to him that he wasn't that big of a fan of Robin's but now he's defending her. Mikey said he wasn't that big of a fan but now he defends her on SternFanNetwork. Howard said that he gets jealous when Robin says that Psych's songs are better.
Howard said that Mikey was on the show last Christmas and he played his original Christmas song. Howard said he's going to let him do that again today but he's not sure that's the right thing to do. Mikey is trying to get a legitimate career going. Mikey said that this is ''Santa Ain't The Only One Cumming This Year.'' Howard played some of that song and told Mikey that it just didn't have the same bite that the parodies do. Robin said that he has to write songs and just change her name out for someone else. He said that's a good suggestion.
Howard played Mikey's song from last year that was about blue balls. Howard said he's trying to branch out from the Robin songs. Robin said they're just not inspired. Mikey said you can get them from LittleMikeyOnline.com or on iTunes. Howard wrapped up with him a short time later. Mikey said he'll be performing that song on Miserable Men on Sunday night on Howard 101. Howard said it was like pulling teeth to get him to talk. He let Mikey go a short time later.
Howard said that they talked about the movie ''The Social Network'' and Mark was supposed to do some work for some other guys at college and they sued and got $65 million from him already. He said that they want to go back and sue again. Howard said he didn't find them to be sympathetic at all. Howard said he found Mark to be nice and felt like Leslie was very accusatory about everything.
Howard said he got an advance copy of The Bachelor. He said he got very upset watching the show. Howard said this guy was on the show 3 years ago and he had 30 women competing to date him. He said the guy came down to the final 2 and he turned to both and said he couldn't say that he was in love with either one. Howard said this guy, Brad Womack, is big and muscular. Howard said Brad told both women he wasn't in love and didn't want to mislead them or lead them on. Howard said he thought that he might be the most sane guy to be on that show. Then women got outraged and said he was the worst human being in the world. Howard said the guy wasn't ready to commit and he was honest. He asked if they wanted the guy to marry someone he wasn't in love with. Howard said that he wasn't in love with the cows on that show. He said some of them were cows too.
Howard said they brought this guy back to give him another shot. Howard said the first girl smacks him in the head in the first episode. Howard said she said she told him she was doing it for all of the women in the world. Howard said he's not sure what women want from this guy. He said that Brad was apologizing for whatever it was he did. He said he was just honest with the women. Howard said that the other women he rejected came back and said that they're not sure that he's going to be good on that show. Howard said they have a bunch of psychopaths on that show.
Howard said Brad went to therapy for 3 years and found out what was wrong and now he wants to find a woman. He said that he's now saying he won't mess it up this time and he will get married. Howard wondered if people are just insane. Howard said if he's not in love with one of these women then it sounds like he's going to marry anyway. Howard said it's going to be a great season.
Howard said he wanted to congratulate Steve Buscemi about the season finale of Boardwalk Empire. Howard said he would have liked more violence in that though.
Howard said he has to watch Smallville today. He said he's been watching that show for 10 years now. Robin wondered how he could still be watching it. Howard said he's almost to the point where he flies.
Howard said that he TiVos everything. George said he does that too but he gets a back log of everything. Howard said he just deletes stuff he's not going to watch. George said he watches ''Hawaii 5-0'' and ''Brothers and Sisters.'' Howard and George talked about some other shows that they've watched. Howard said that he watches a lot of TV and he plays chess. That's pretty much his whole life. Howard said Beth thinks that he has an obsession with chess.
Howard said that Beth was in bed naked and he was reading about chess. He said that's when she asked if he was obsessed. Howard said he figures that he is.
Howard said he had something to talk to George about. He said yesterday the show was ending and George asked if he could talk to him. He said he loves George so he said he would talk to him. Howard said that he's one of the kindest people out there.
Howard and Robin asked if Brad has seen his feet. George said of course he has. He said that he helped him through all of the surgery and stuff he had to go through. Howard found out that he keeps his socks on during sex though. Howard told George to just take his socks off.
Howard said he wishes he could keep a sock on his face. He said he looked in the mirror yesterday and he looked awful. Howard said some days he looks really old. He said he has lines on his face and wrinkles and it's horrible. Howard said George has held up very well for his age. George said Howard looks fine for his age. He said he thinks he looks like he's in his early 40s. Howard said he's actually 35. George laughed.
Howard said he feels like a zombie at the end of the show and George asked to speak to him. Howard said he didn't want to say no so he thought about what he might say to him. Howard said he towers over George and he felt like Godzilla.
George said that he thinks that his memory is starting to go. Howard said he will have George on the show as long as he can, especially if he's losing his mind. Howard said he will re-sign just to make sure George keeps coming back.
Howard said maybe George will forget that he hates Shatner. George said he doesn't hate him. He said he's just frank about what it was like to work with him.
Howard said George came to him after the show and that's the worst time to talk to him. Howard said there is no good time to talk to him. He said the best thing to do is not talk to him at all.
Howard said the charity couple that was there wanted to take pictures with him too. Howard said they could have done it during the commercials. Then George came to him about this documentary that's being done about him. Howard said that George was telling him about these people making the documentary and how he'd like to have him participate. Howard said George asked him to do it and he wanted to tell him he doesn't do that shit.
Howard said that he told George that he would do it but he had to contact his agent. Howard said he'll just have his agent say no. That way he doesn't have to say no himself. George said that he gets it now. He said he'll have that woman call his agent then. Howard said that his agent is completely crazy. He won't let him do any of this.
Howard said that Gary watched the whole thing go down. He said he was rolling his eyes knowing he was full of shit. George said he took Howard seriously. He didn't know he was full of shit. Howard said that he really doesn't know anything about George's life. George said she just wanted to know why they chose him to be part of the show and be the announcer. Howard said George is fantastic and he's got the voice and the personality. He said everyone loves George on the show too.
George said that this woman doing the documentary wanted to know more about all of this and what promoted Howard to select him. Howard said that he just wants to be left alone. Howard told him to have her call Don. He said he was serious about that but Robin laughed when she heard it. George knew that he was just talking. George felt like he was talking to Arnold Schwarzenegger again.
Howard read some email about the company and what they're going to do for the 16 million people who unsubscribe when Howard leaves. Howard said that's a good question.
Howard read some email about Robin and how she has been talking about the movie ''Black Swan'' claiming that it was getting bad reviews. They corrected her on that and said that it's actually getting good reviews.
Howard read some mail about George and his bedbugs. Howard said he got praise on the show yesterday too. He read through some of that and a fan was talking about the Michael Vick discussion they had. Howard read a couple about that.
Howard said that some people were upset with Steve Langford for going after Will about his IQ test. Howard read through some of those. Howard had a few from people calling Steve a creepy loser and things like that. They had a bunch of email about the IQ test discussion. There were people saying that anyone can buy the IQ test questions and get them ahead of time.
Howard said that Bobo came in really low in that IQ test. Howard said that he was just an 87. Bobo told Howard it's difficult to do some of the stuff on the test when someone is sitting there. Howard had to go to break a short time later.
Howard came back and wondered if Paul will sing that song on Monday. Howard wondered if he wrote that song. Fred said he wrote some of the song but not the first part. He said that this performance is from Citi Field so he may perform it at the concert on Monday. Howard said this song scared the shit out of him when he was a kid. He said that he talks about smoking and you go into a weird dream. He hadn't done any drugs yet so he didn't know what that was about. Howard said that he figured everyone was going to be on drugs and it was going to change the world.
Robin said she remembers being concerned that her favorite performers were doing drugs too. She said that she got over it quickly though.
Howard said if he gets to interview Paul again he wants to ask if he and John would have reunited if John had lived. Howard said he thinks that they would have. Howard said Paul may have been freed up to go do his own concerts when they broke up. He said he'll go back stage and talk to Paul about all of that on Monday. He said he thinks it's fantastic that they're celebrating that 20 million subscribers thing on Monday. He said Scott Greenstein is working on that and it should be a great, emotional experience.
Howard said he saw that Paul was down in Washington DC getting the Kennedy center honors thing and out shopping with his girlfriend. He hopes he doesn't get sick before Monday.
Howard said the next one is from Ken Karp. Howard said this one is the one where Gary is drunk. The guy slowed his voice down to make it sound like Gary was drunk. The guy had even put in some music in the background.
Howard played a third one from David Becker. That was a short one. Then Howard played one from Jim Doyles who had Gary talking about getting his cock sucked.
Robin said they all made Gary gay. Howard said every entry was like that. Howard said that he's not sure who to give the money to. He said he had $5,000 to give away. Howard asked Robin who she liked. Howard said he liked James' entry. Robin said she liked the drunk one. Howard said that was good too. Robin gave her vote to Ken. Fred said he didn't like the music in that one. He said that the fourth one was more like a Richard and Sal edit. He felt that James' was best. George said he liked number 1 because his name was Dickhaus. Benjy said he liked the second one because it had such a great technique. He gave his vote to Ken. Number 1 won the $5,000. Howard congratulated him on that and gave a plug to the sponsor WireFly.com
Howard took another call from a guy who said he guarantees that Ross Zapin has a bunch of tickets. Howard said he's sure he doesn't. Gary said Ross doesn't have any extras. He said he's seen the seating chart and there is no room for extras. Howard said this is a very small concert and they only have 1,400 seats. Howard said that they're going to have some celebrities there too though.
The caller said he's sure that Ross is out there yucking it up about the whole thing. He said that's what it seems like and the guy just bugs him. Howard said he annoys a lot of people but he is his friend.
Howard asked the caller, Phil, if he wanted to win some money. Phil said he'd love to. Howard said he had a game to play and it was a Big Foot Game. He said they asked Big Foot to pronounce some words. They'd say the word and have him say it back. He said they asked him to say Tyrannosaurus Rex and Big Foot wasn't able to say it. Phil had to guess if he could repeat it.
Howard said they asked him to say Thyroid. Phil said that he doesn't think he can say it. Big Foot was able to say it. Then they asked him to say computer. Phil said he thinks he can't say it. Howard said he thinks he's right. Big Foot said ''Reputer.''
Howard said they asked him to say ''Chicago.'' Phil said that he's going to go with no. Robin said she doesn't think he can say it. Fred thought he would. Big Foot said ''Racago.''
Howard said they asked him to say Appalachians. Fred said no way. Phil said he won't be able to say it. Big Foot was able to say it no problem.
Howard said the final word was phallus. Phil said no again. Howard played the clip and Big Foot had no problem saying it. Phil lost. Howard gave him a bonus question. He said this is his last chance though. Howard said the word was Eucalyptus. Phil said no. Big Foot said something close but not the right word. Howard gave Phil a $711 prize from 7-Eleven.
Howard read an article about the funeral raid where they talked about the attack and how the team won the game because of this attack. Gary said you can watch it online and it's very funny. He said they go in and attack when they were asked not to. Gary said that they were saying it was morally wrong even though it's just a game.
Howard brought up the Leroy Jenkins guy that played in World of Warcraft and just went in and attacked without his team's approval. He played some audio of that game where the guy just yells out ''Leeeee-Royyyy Jeeeenkiiiins...'' and runs in and attacks on his own.
The guys got some laughs out of that. They listened to that clip and then played some of Wolfie's interviews. Wolfie went out and asked some of the players about this new version of the game that just came out. He got one with a guy who explained what World of Warcraft Cataclysm is. The guy said he'd probably be playing all night and go to sleep in the morning. The guy told Wolfie about his race in the game and things like that. Then Wolfie asked how old he was. The guy was 50. Wolfie asked if it's geekier to play that or play chess online. The guy said that it might be geekier to play chess. Howard said ''bull shit.''
Howard took a call from a guy who said he thinks Howard deserves double what he's getting now and he has been a subscriber for a while. Howard interrupted and said that he sounds drunk or gay. The guy said he was just nervous. Someone in the room said he was drunk. Some girl in the room said he wasn't gay either. Howard said he couldn't put up with that and hung up. He said the guy was talking too slow.
Howard played some more of Wolfie's interviews. He had another one with a guy who didn't sound all that thrilled about the game.
Gary said that Jason and DePace all play Call of Duty and wear headsets but they think that the World of Warcraft guys are nerdy. He said they're doing the same thing but just not with wizards. Howard asked who plays. DePace said that they're using machine guns and knives so it's different. Howard asked what they use in WoW. Scott said they must use magical powers and stuff.
Gary said he got an email from someone saying that DePace says racist jokes while they're playing. Scott said he got Yucko to say some stuff. It wasn't him. Howard asked if Jerry O'Connell plays too. Scott said he plays with Shuli but he hasn't played him.
Scott said that Yucko is horrible and he got killed 19 times and only killed one person. They talked about some of the stuff they do in that game and Howard said there is no brain power in that game. Scott said there is a lot of strategy in the game. Howard wadi in chess you use mathematics and it's much more of a challenge. Howard said you can't compare a video game to a chess game.
Howard said the thing that really doesn't make sense is Jon Hein and JD playing Guitar Hero. He said they're playing fake guitars.
Scott said they played a game of Call of Booey where they were all doing Gary's voice. He said it was pretty funny as they were all doing Gary's voice.
Gary found the note about what DePace was doing online during the game. Yucko claims that Scott was doing the racist jokes and it wasn't him. DePace said he was telling jokes that he had heard when he was a kid. He said he wasn't telling them to kids that were playing against them.
Howard said that this guy Eli Young was asked to sing the National Anthem and screwed it up big time. Howard played the audio of that and this guy Eli screws it up right in the middle of the song. He starts all over again as the crowd is booing him. They went to break after that.
Howard came back and said that he was reading about the head of the Taxi drivers in New York. The guy is suggesting that the cab drivers not pick up blacks or Hispanics. Howard said that there was another murder and 90 percent of the murders are from blacks or Hispanics. Howard said this guy who was shot is still alive but fighting for his life in the hospital. Howard said the guy was shot 4 or 5 times. Howard said that Al Sharpton is saying that they can't profile like that. The cab drivers are saying that they have to do this because they're dying out there. Howard said that the head of the taxi drivers is saying that they have to profile people.
Howard read the article and had some quotes from this guy who is telling the drivers to start profiling. Howard said that the guy is black and Hispanic himself. George said maybe he should rob someone just to throw them off.
Howard asked George what he would do. George said he wanted to know hat Howard would do. Howard said he wouldn't pick up anyone. He said he hates white people too. He said that he can imagine Robin going out to get a cab, waiting for hours and then seeing who the driver is and running out. Robin said she's had cabs rushing right past her lately.
Steve said that High Pitch Eric has been asking for some money. Ivy Supersonic has said she's had to sneak Eric food from a bakery she's working at. Eric is waiting on some money from his family. Howard said he can't believe he needs emergency food. Howard asked about Ivy sneaking food out for him too. He said Eric doesn't need sweets. Steve said the food was in exchange for helping Ivy fill out some paperwork.
Steve said that Speech Impediment Man is going to be trying out for America's Got Talent. He also said that John the Stutterer has refused to do any more of his radio shows until he gets paid.
Howard thanked Steve and had Jon Hein come in with his Wrap Up Show preview. He ran down the list of things they were going to be discussing today. That led to them talking about George's feet and things like that. George was saying that Brad's feet are very slim and elegant looking. Howard said he's never seen feet like George's before. Robin asked what kind of shoes he has to wear. George said he has orthotics. Robin said he has bunions too. George said that all started after the foot problems. Robin said it was very odd.
Jon mentioned the David Frear article and that got Howard going again about how he's not going to be taking a pay cut. Howard said people are just jealous of him. Howard ended up talking about the Mark Zuckerberg 60 Minutes interview and how they don't treat him very well. Howard said it's terrific what the guy has done and everyone wants what he has. George said he's a fan. Howard said he wishes he could invent something like that. He said he thinks but nothing happens.
Ralph called in and talked about what a douche Mark Zuckerberg looks like after that Social Network movie. Howard said that he didn't steal any idea. He said that he came up with the idea himself. Those brothers that sued him had another idea and they would have gotten a lot more money if that idea had been stolen.
Howard said that if the site had been a flop no one would have come out to complain. Howard said everyone just jumped on the bandwagon. Howard told Ralph to go argue this on Geeektime. Howard asked who Ralph is to call into his show and argue like that.
Howard said he was going to talk to Ralph yesterday about what his game plan is in life. He said he was out in Los Angeles hanging out with Jon Favreau and he's so happy about it. Howard said he can't be responsible for everyone. Howard said it's great he has time to do that but he wants to know where Ralph is going in life. He said he's no kid anymore. He said he's almost 50 and if he doesn't find a gig then he's screwed. He said Ralph has to come up with something to do when he's gone. Howard said if he gets another deal he's gone after that. It might be another 5 years but that's it. He said he's done.
Howard said he's not sure what Ralph is doing. Jon asked why he needs a plan. Howard said he has to pay rent and have a place to live. He said he has to eat too. Howard said he has 6 shows left and Ralph has no game plan. Robin said Ralph as a happy go lucky attitude about life and Howard doesn't have that.
Howard said if Ralph has the time to sit there with Jon Favreau then there's something wrong. Howard said that Sam Simon has money for the next 50 billion years but Ralph doesn't. Howard said he's hanging out with Sam and him and he's got nothing going on. Howard said Ralph is just watching the world go by.
Jon finished up his show preview and Howard moved on to the news.
Ralph said he has a job and he'll just see what happens next. Howard said he should be developing something. He said he's been telling him that for years. Ralph said he doesn't support him. Howard said he can't believe he just said that. Howard said no one else is supporting him. He said he's been supporting him since high school. Howard said Robin had just passed out and George's feet just straightened out.
Howard told Ralph to write a fashion book or come up with some kind of plan for his life. Howard said he was willing to help Ralph start a fashion line but he didn't want to do it. He was consumed with coming up with a label.
Ralph said he'd like to do Geektime as a TV show. Howard said he's out of the Ralph business now. He said he won't help with that. Ralph thanked him for offering the help and then not helping him out. Howard said Ralph told his wife that he didn't want him to sign a deal so he can go out to California and just hang out. Howard said he's not preventing Ralph from going. Ralph said he was just joking around with her. Howard said he had to go.
Howard said he can't believe Ralph just said he doesn't support him. George said that Howard isn't too bright if he's going to continue with that. Howard said he's right about that. He said he's not bright. Howard said he and George are being honest with each other. They should all have their heads examined. That led to Fred playing Mike Morse's ''Ralphie Cakes'' song parody.
Howard had Robin get into her news after that. Robin started to read and Fred interrupted with the Guatemalan parade music theme.
Robin read a story about a panda cub that's being raised by humans dressed up like pandas. They don't want it to see any humans so they're dressing as adult pandas. Howard said that they're finally learning over there that they have to keep them wild. He said that they have to do that or the other pandas will kill it. Howard said he hopes this works. He said he wished he had been raised by pandas. He said he bets he wouldn't be in the psychiatrists office 3 times a week if he was.
Robin read a story about Dancing with the Stars producers saying that the public isn't ready for same sex dance couples on the show. Howard said that's bullshit. He said they have that in other countries. Howard said he'd like to see Portia De Rossi dance with a woman. Robin said that Portia turned that down and Howard said that's because Ellen DeGeneres didn't want it.
Robin read about how George Lucas is buying up old movies and he's doing that so he can bring old movie stars back to life to put them into movies with modern day actors. Howard said he's against that. He said George Lucas doesn't have the right to do that. He said he'd like to know who gave him that right. George said that's the horrible thing about technology. He said that kind of use of technology is just not right. George said at Paramount they took their pictures and made them perform and they wanted them to sign releases but they all refused.
Robin said a dog fight in an airplane forced a US Airways flight to land early. The dog got out and started attacking passengers. The owner didn't want to have her name out there. Robin said the dog was let out of her cage and the dog made her escape barking and attacking passengers and crew. Robin said that the pilot made an emergency landing so the victims could get treatment. The dog wasn't supposed to be let out of her cage on the flight.
Robin read about how some of the stars on Twitter who said they were going to stop until they raised $1 million have started to get back online. They've donated money to get back on.
Robin said that Randy Quaid and his wife are going to write a tell all book. They're going to tell all they know about this death squad they claim is trying to bump them off.
Robin read about the President and how he's going to try and extend tax cuts and unemployment benefits. Robin had some audio of him talking about that. They went to break after that.
After the break, around 10:15am, Howard came right back and had Robin get back to her news. Robin read some stuff about Homeland Security and how they're asking people to remain vigilant during this holiday season. She had some audio from someone there talking about how people have stepped up and stopped a couple of things from happening. Robin read about how Walmart is going to be showing a video in their stores to remind people about it as well.
Robin read about the first major attack on this country by the Japanese in Pearl harbor. Robin didn't know the date so George corrected her on that. George reminded her that he was imprisoned over that whole thing so he knows.
Robin read about Kathy Griffin getting booed for calling Bristol Palin fat during a show at a Marine base. Robin had some audio of the people booing her.
Robin read about Hillary Clinton talking about the North and South Korean conflict and how everyone is standing tall in this whole thing. Howard said that Hillary seems to wear the same pant suit in different colors. He said he watches her and it's odd. George said she's got bad legs and it's good that she's wearing pant suits. George said he knows he shouldn't talk.
Robin said that a missing couple that went missing in September in a balloon was found in the ocean. Robin read about how they went missing back in September and they were found yesterday in a fishing net.
Robin read about Don Meredith dying. Robin said he had a brain hemorrhage. Robin read some details about his life and time on the air with Howard Cossell.
Robin read about this guy, Julian Assange, who runs the WikiLeaks site being arrested on some charges in England. He's been accused of a bunch of things including sexual assault and rape.
Robin read about last night's Jets and Patriots game. She had some audio from one of the coaches. The score was 45-3.
Robin read about a study done that found that aspirin taken daily can stop cancer and heart attacks. They found that cancer deaths were lower during the study for people who had taken aspirin. Howard said he was told to take it but he didn't want to do it. George said that he takes it. Robin said there are other things you can do to stop those things without taking chemicals. Benjy said aspirin isn't a chemical. Robin said it is now.
Robin read about a woman who stole a woman's identity just to get breast implants. She pleaded guilty to the charges and claimed that she did it to get new implants because her old ones were causing breathing problems.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that he thinks everyone is going to jump off the cliff if they can't get Riley Martin if he leaves. Howard said if he leaves then everyone goes. Howard said they won't have Howard 100 and 101 there if he's gone. The caller gave him a ''Wow'' when he heard that. Howard said that they're going to lose it all if he leaves.
The caller asked if the would sign a deal that he wasn't comfortable with just to keep it going. Howard said no. He said he's not going to do that just to keep it going. Howard said maybe he'd sign something that wasn't perfect but not something he's uncomfortable with.
Robin said that Wesley Snipes has asked for an extension so he doesn't have to go to jail but the judge has turned it down. He has to go to jail for 3 years for not paying his taxes. Howard said anyone who doesn't pay their taxes should listen to this and think about spending 3 years in prison.
Robin read some news about AT&T being ranked the worst cell provider by a study that was done. Howard said he knew it. Ronnie came in and said that he has a house phone with AT&T and the service went out on December 2nd and it's still not back. He said they're telling him he may not have it back until the 14th. He said that he's not sure they have their own technicians anymore and they may be using contractors. Ronnie said they haven't told him anything for days. Howard said he's worried about Ronnie falling and not being able to call for help. Howard said he bets that AT&T uses Verizon at their own stores.
Robin read a story about a study that was done about marriage and education. They say that people with lower education tend to stay single. Robin had some other details about that.
Robin read about some people who are banking their breast milk for other babies. Howard said that's disgusting. Robin said it's just life.
Robin read about Angelina Jolie's new movie and had some audio of her talking about that. Howard said that was fascinating after hearing a few seconds of her talking.
Robin had some audio of Christian Bale talking about the new movie ''The Fighter.'' Howard said it was odd hearing him speaking in his regular voice with that accent. Howard said it was very odd that he stayed in character when he yelled on the set of Terminator. Howard said this is crazier now than he ever thought. He said he couldn't have been really mad during that rant.
Robin read about the movie ''Inception'' that's coming out on DVD. Robin said that it will be interesting to see how it translates to the small screen. Howard said he saw it once and that was enough for him. Robin said she wants to see it again. Howard said she can see it all she wants but he's seen it enough. Robin had some audio of Ellen Page talking about the movie and not knowing how to describe it. Howard said he can explain it. He had no problem doing it.
Robin said that one of the guys from KC and the Sunshine Band is going to jail for 7 years for child abuse. Robin said that he assaulted a bunch of teens in his own house. They actually had some audio of that guy being interviewed and asked about Howard going on American Idol and the guy didn't want to talk about Howard Stern. They had to end the show a short time later, right around 10:45am.
Gary said that he's been talking to some people but he's waiting to see what Howard does. He said it's hard to tell what to do when you don't know what Howard is doing. Gary said he doesn't know what he's going to be doing for sure in 5 years.
Jon and Gary asked what JD is going to be doing in 5 years. JD said he'll be 35 in 5 years. Gary said he'll be 55. He asked JD if he'd like to save more money than he has so far. JD said he has tried but that's sort of stopped lately. He said he has less in savings than he did earlier this year. JD said he would like to figure things out ''I dunno.'' He said he could go back and work in a video store in Florida if he has to. Gary said he doesn't really want to do that. JD said he immediately goes to the worst case thinking. Benjy said that there aren't even any video stores anymore. JD said now he's going to have that on his mind. Benjy told him to get a job as a photo developer.
JD said he thinks about what he's going to do and it's the worst case all the time. He said he thinks about working at a video store or something... ''I dunno.''
Gary asked Jon if he plans on staying in the entertainment business. Jon said he would like to but if he has to, he'll go back to working in the private sector. Jon said that some people there haven't had any other jobs. Gary said he hasn't really had any other jobs. He said everything has been in the entertainment business so he's not trained to do anything else.
Jon took a call from a guy who said that the jobs they get in the future will never be as good as what they have now. He said that people like Ralph and Brandano are going to have the toughest time. He said Ralph will probably take care of Howard like a lame dog. He said Howard won't drop him. The guy said that Ralph was lucky enough to get that job he has and he turned it into a full time job.
Jon said that Ralph and Howard are close friends so they'll stay in touch even if Howard retires. Benjy said that Ralph was an employee who became a friend and it wasn't the other way around. The caller said he was a Superfan first though. Gary said you can say that about a lot of the guys on the show. The caller said that they've had great jobs for a long time and they will never have a job as satisfying as this one. Gary said he's probably right.
The caller thinks that JD will get a job based on his on air persona. Jon said it may help but he has to be able to do whatever job he gets. The caller said he thinks that JD is a good worker and Benjy may not have that easy of a time since he shows up late. Benjy said he's only showed up late twice. Benjy asked if he's doing okay now. Gary said that he's doing okay but he can't brag about it until it's been a couple of years of not being late. He told him to go a year without being late and then ask him.
The caller said that his life is going to suck when they go off the air. He said he is depressed just thinking about it. The guy asked if Gary could hire him to follow him on the book tour and he'll continue to sell it for him. Gary said that he's done with the book tour after two more signing's. The caller wanted to keep carrying the torch for him. Gary said he doesn't know if he can afford him after the new year. The caller said he comes cheap.
Jon took a call from a guy who said he hopes Howard retires so Ralph gets screwed. He said that he has made comments today and last week about people and it's gotten under his skin. Gary said that the guy who called last week was fucking with Ralph so Ralph fought back. Jon said that maybe Ralph has things in mind for his future. He said they don't know what his plans are.
The caller said that Ralph is awesome on the radio but he is a prick. He said he'd like to see him struggle. Ralph called in after that and said that everyone struggles. Gary said that guy wanted him to struggle. Ralph said he elicits that from people for some reason.
Ralph said he didn't want to get into the whole Howard thing. He said that Howard has been very supportive over the years. He said there are times when it doesn't seem so supportive but overall he is.
Jon asked Ralph if he gets why Howard is worried about him. Ralph said that he thinks Howard is just saying that this is it. He's either going to sign on for 3 or 4 more years and then retire or he'll retire now. He said that he could have retired this year easily. Ralph said that he thinks Howard is going to re-sign and he'll have some work. If he doesn't then he'll find some other work to do. He said he used to do film work and he never knew where work was coming from. He said it's a different mind set.
Ralph said that Howard doesn't pay him, Howard TV pays him. He said that he does have a job and some people may not think that it is a job. He said that he spends more time doing the work than people think he does. He said those clothes don't just magically appear on the show. He said he's Howard's stylist and he has to go out shopping.
Gary said that he was starting to formulate a play this year but then Howard said he wanted to keep working. He said he couldn't imagine not being there for the end of the show. He said that he may get another offer before the next contract is up but he's not sure. He said if he got an offer to do something that he couldn't turn down then he'd have to leave.
Jon asked Ronnie if he has a plan. Ronnie said that Howard doesn't bother him about that. Ronnie said that Howard basically told him he'll still be working for him. He said he has to keep working. He said that he can't just pass it on to someone else.
Gary asked Ronnie if he could retire in 5 years. Ronnie said he could but he doesn't want to. Gary asked if Scott can retire in 5 years. Ronnie said he doesn't think so based on the way Scott cries all the time.
Jon asked Ronnie how he responded when he heard Ralph saying that Howard doesn't support him. Ronnie said he gets how he was feeling at the time. He said that's Ralph's business and he probably felt like he was getting put down.
Ralph said that could be part of it. Ronnie said he thinks that he felt he was being dissed. Ralph said Howard is a good friend and it's weird with the show and all of that. He said it can get to you when he makes you out to look like an asshole. Ronnie said that Howard always comes through in the end. He said that he treats him like shit sometimes but in the end he's there for him.
Benjy asked Ralph what was up with Howard saying he never tells him anything about what he's up to. Ralph said he's not sure about that. He said they do talk so he's not sure what was up with that.
Jon asked Ronnie about the people who were saying that he really thought that the dog needed to sign a release. Ronnie said he didn't want to get yelled at for not getting a signature. He said that they have kids up there and they have to have the mother sign a release. Gary said they had a monkey up there that didn't have to sign one. Ronnie said he was just covering his ass.
Steve Brandano said that he heard Ronnie asking in the hall so he wasn't joking. Ronnie said he just said that he was covering his ass.
Jon took a call from a guy who asked if they're going to keep this show going without Howard. He said he likes the guys doing the Wrap Up Show. Gary said he doesn't know. He said they talk about working together but he's not sure if it would sound like they were doing Howard's show without Howard. The caller said that they could do it. Gary said that maybe it if was just him and Jon and maybe Teddy on the board.
Benjy said that David Arquette had a good idea to just guess what Howard is doing. They could guess what Howard is doing and Howard could call in once in a while. They could guess what he's doing and speculate on what he's up to.
Jon said he'd love to keep doing a show with Gary. He said part of him doesn't want to find out if they could do it without Howard. Jon asked JD if he would want to be part of it. JD said ''sure... as long as I'm getting paid.''
Jon took another call from a guy who said that Howard is supportive up to a point as long as it's about Howard. He said that he keeps these people under his own control. Gary asked the caller if he thinks that Howard was supportive of Robin's book and Artie's book. The caller said he was but that was different. He thinks that it all has to do with Howard thinking of himself.
Ronnie said that Howard doesn't want his image fucked with so he gets that. He said that Howard got pissed about him selling those ''Let's Fuck Some Whores'' t-shirts with Bubba and Howard got upset with him about that. They were selling tons of t-shirts though.
Gary talked about how nice it's been to be listed as a radio personality without Howard's name attached when he goes on shows like Jimmy Fallon.
Benjy said that one of the toes had a toe growing out of it. Gary said he didn't see that but he felt they looked like they were beaten and then healed in an odd way. Ronnie said it was just weird.
Jon said that the dog found nothing. Gary said he was relieved. He said if there was something in the clothes then it would have been bedlam. Jon said that they checked all over and the dog didn't find anything. Everyone was relieved about that. They spent a couple more minutes on that and then went to break.
Gary said he's known guys who have gone from show to show to show and you just stay with it until it's done. Gary said if he had done that when he started out it might be easy but he hasn't had to experience that. Gary said he told his family that he may have to go off to work and work all week and maybe fly to the West Coast or whatever. He said he's going to have to do whatever he has to do.
Jon brought up the Wolfie interviews with the World of Warcraft people. He also brought up Scott DePace talking about playing Call of Duty and how different that is. He asked JD if he thinks it's geekier to do that or play World of Warcraft. JD said that they can both be geeky. He said that World of Warcraft seems more Second Life like and you can spend endless amount of time playing the game. He said it might be geekier than playing Call of Duty based on time alone. Jon said he knows a lot of people who put in a lot of time on Call of Duty. Gary said that they make you feel cooler playing games like Halo over something like World of Warcraft even though it's all geeky.
Shuli said that Call of Duty is about 100 times cooler than World of Warcraft. He said it gets geekier when you put on a headset. He said it's a lot of fun playing though. Gary said his kids have fun playing and he'd like to know what it's like for a 35 year old guy like Jason and Shuli to play when they don't have kids. Shuli said that he's seen Jason playing Guitar Hero and he's really geeky looking playing that. He said that he puts on sunglasses and points to the imaginary crowd like he's really playing.
Jon said that he plays Guitar Hero but he's not pretending to be a musician. Gary asked about the new Rock Band that can teach you how to play a real guitar. Jon said that's like going to McDonald's to get a salad. If you really want to learn you go take lessons.
Steve Brandano said that he and Jon got together and played real instruments together. He said they didn't play all that great but they did play.
Jason came in and said that Jon has like 20 guitars hanging in his basement to play Guitar Hero with. He said he has a bunch of games too. Jon said he has 4 guitars and one drum set and a keyboard. He said that they're just out on a shelf.
Jason apologized for hitting Jon over that since he wasn't the one making fun of him. It was actually Shuli who was goofing on him about the fake guitar thing. Gary said he had no idea how into that stuff these guys all were.
Jon asked about Scott DePace being so into this Call of Duty game. The guys think that he just thinks it's cool. Jason said that Scott doesn't do any strategy either. Shuli said he turned on the xBox and saw that Scott was on early morning and he was in ''Combat Training'' which is just so you can get better at playing.
Scott called in and said that the combat training was for his son. He said he's teaching him how to play. Shuli said that Jerry O'Connell and his brother are really intense when they play. He said that they will freak out if you start going to take a flag in Capture the Flag. He also said that Yucko has actually pissed in a bottle so he doesn't have to leave the game to do it. Scott said he's never done that.
Scott asked about Jerry O'Connell losing a game and quitting in the middle of it. Shuli said that they were down 20 points and they backed out of the game. Shuli said that's a pussy move. He said you should take your beating like a man.
Scott said that a geek is more apt to play chess or dungeons and dragons or World of Warcraft. He said that they're more likely to do that then play Call of Duty. Scott said he's not a dork. JD told him to shut up and that he is a dork.
Shuli said that he and Scott have spent time in the halls talking about the weapons they've unlocked. He said he plays an hour or hour and a half a day playing. Gary said he's probably playing 2 and a half hours.
Shuli said you play this game and work your way up to about level 50. Once you get there you can reset and start over at prestige level. Scott is at prestige 48.
Jason said that you can make yourself go up high really easy if you know what you're doing. That doesn't really mean anything.
Jon asked if Howard thinks this is all frivolous and stupid. Gary said of course he does. Jason said he agrees but it's still fun. Gary said that his son will ask if he can go on and buy new maps. He has no idea what that is. Jason explained it to him and said that they have these different places to play in and they put them out every few months. He said that you can get bored with the old maps so it just keeps you going.
Scott said that all entertainment is frivolous so it's no different than watching TV or movies. Gary said that Howard could make the argument that he watches it because he's doing research for the show. Scott said that's bull.
Jon said that there are a lot of young kids who play these games. That's not so true around there. Shuli said that Yucko got upset when his character died in the end of the game. They had to wrap up and end the show a short time later.
Howard started the show talking about how they were down to just 5 shows after today. He said there's still no announcement of any kind on the horizon. Howard said there's a lot of conversation about whether or not he's going to stay there or go to another company. He said yesterday he threw a tirade about the CFO of the company for saying he might have to take a pay cut. Howard said he did some investigation and found out he said nothing of the kind. Howard said he read the transcript and they extrapolated a couple of things and they made some assumptions.
Howard said it turns out that David Frear said that in many cases they don't have to pay people much to get them to renew. He said that Frear just said that Howard has been a good partner and he hopes he stays. That's all he said. Howard said the Hollywood Reporter went ahead and put that big headline about needing to take a pay cut. Howard said they attributed to Frear that he night need to step back and take a pay cut and that's not what he said.
Howard said the CFO is in the clear now. He said he thought the Hollywood Reporter was a credible source. Howard said he was misled so he doesn't really owe anyone an apology but he'll give him one anyway. Howard said he doesn't know this guy Frear but he does send him a Christmas card. Robin said she doesn't send out Christmas cards anymore. She said she just got too busy. Howard said everyone knows that she's out saving the world so they excuse her for that.
Howard said that he could do the math and figure out how long that was. He did some math and figured it was 30 years. George had said that already as soon as he said 1980. Howard said he's not very good with math.
Robin said she just saw ''Private Parts'' again and she saw the part where her entrance was coming up. Howard said the internet says that they were introduced in 1981 so he's not sure what the truth is. He said it's somewhere around that time.
Howard said he saw Robin when she had her full chest before her operation. Howard said she reduced them after that. Howard said it was a sad day when she did that.
Howard did some more math trying to figure out when he met Fred. He said it must have been 1979. Fred said that was correct. Howard did some more math to figure out how many years that was. George blurted out 31. He told Howard how to do the math quickly. Howard said he forgot he could just add one year to the earlier 30 years.
Howard said he was doing morning radio and Fred was the overnight guy when he met him. He said he didn't meet him before he did his first shift. Fred said when he was talking to Howard about going to Washington DC he told him that Robin had really big breasts. He said he walked into the room and they were really big. Howard said Fred is lying. Fred said he was just joking. Howard said that wasn't funny.
Howard said Fred was in a bad situation when he started at WCCC. He was working for some station up in Boston that he didn't like. Fred talked about that for a short time. They talked about how awful the radio business can be. They talked about format changes and people getting fired.
Howard said he got out of Hartford in tears. He said he got so annoyed that he was on in Hartford that he prayed to God to get him out of there. He said he was working his balls off and not making any money. He said he knew it was bad being there. He said he ended up getting put in Detroit. Howard said he was supposed to go to Columbus, Ohio but that didn't work. He said they had a great station there and they asked him to do it. He said he didn't think it was a step up but they told him it was.
Howard said he got word that they got this team back on that station so he was out. Howard said he saw the WWWW in Detroit job and he took that. He said he sent a tape to that place and the General Manager, Wally Clark, called him immediately. He said they flew in and told him to meet them for dinner. Howard said they sat there and did that move where they told him what they were going to pay him. He said Wally slid it across the table and he almost fell off his chair. He said they told him he'd be paid $28,000 so he was going nuts over that. He said he figured he'd never have to work again. Howard said they should have paid him triple that for combat pay in Detroit.
George asked when he got Don as his agent. Howard said that was a long time. Howard said he went home and told his wife he got a job in Detroit and she knew he had to go. Howard said he packed his bags and gave his notice in Hartford.
Howard said he was told that the station there in Detroit was a turkey and that wasn't a good move. He said that the guy boiled it down and said it was a huge mistake. He said he called his dad and told him what he got and he thought he should have gotten more money. He said that he heard that the Doc of Rock was making 30 there so he was the big deal. Howard said he called Wally up and asked if he could get more since his dad thought he should. Howard said he asked Wally for 30 and Wally said ''Okay.'' Howard said the guy knew he had a good deal getting a morning man for 30 grand. Howard said he went down and it was a real nightmare.
Howard said he was there at WWWW and Wally said he was getting out of there. He said he asked Wally if he could give him a raise to 50 grand and he did. Howard said that Wally was out of there after that. He said he couldn't even afford a car in Detroit. Fred said you need a tank in Detroit.
Howard said he ended up buying an X-car and it was the biggest piece of shit ever. He said that his brother-in-law ended up taking the car from him. He said that he was going to junk it but he took it and used it for years.
Howard said Detroit fell apart after Wally left. He said they had one program director after another. Howard said they brought in a bunch of guys. One guy was doubled over with kidney stones all the time. He said he wonders what happened to all of these guys. He said they were all a bunch of characters. All of the DJs were high all the time.
Howard said he showed up in Detroit and one guy showed up with no teeth. Howard said the guy didn't give a fuck either. He said the guy told him that it was his 29th station in 7 years. He said the guy was happy about it too. He said he was moving his way up to Detroit. Howard said everyone knew everything about radio but not him. Howard said he was a piker.
Howard said there was one guy who was addicted to cough syrup. Howard said he would goof on people he didn't even know about. He said that he'd do that with the mayor. Howard said he hated it and he was way in over his head.
George asked Howard if Coleman Young had created the people mover when he was there in Detroit. Howard said he had no idea. He didn't know anything about the guy.
Howard asked if he slept soundly last night. George said he did. He said he still slept in his outfit so he wouldn't get bit but he slept more soundly.
Robin said she went home and started itching but it was just her mind. George said he felt things on his body too but it was more mental than anything else. George said that they had to stay out until after 2 o'clock. He said they stayed out later than that and then went home. He said it actually smelled quite nice in the apartment when they got home.
Howard said he went out with Beth last night and he had to bang her when they got home. Howard said she had a dress on that was really hot. He said he had to bang her after that. Howard said it was a nice night. Howard said he was sitting there with Beth at Danielle and he told her about George's feet. George laughed and said that's really romantic. Howard said he and Beth talked about how that's not from his sneakers. Howard said George has a problem and it's not from his sneakers. Robin said it didn't come from his shoes.
Howard said he got a note from this guy who said that this is called ''Halux Valgus'' and it's caused by weak ligaments sin the feet. He has flat feet. George said he had surgery and they told him his feet were fine. Then it slowly happened. He said that his right foot is much worse than the left. Howard said they both look the same. He said his feet are both a mess.
Howard said Beth was talking about what a great guy George is. She wanted to get him and Brad a gift for the holidays. Howard said they'll never do it but they did talk about it. Howard said they were thinking about getting together with George and Bred. George said he'd like that.
Howard got a picture of this Halux Valgus thing and it was just like George's feet. George said that looked grotesque. Howard said that it looks exactly like his feet. George said his left foot is not like that. Howard said they're identical. Howard said he may have Halux Valgus.
Howard read about this Halux Valgus thing and told George that they can do surgery to fix it. George said he has been told that it would take 6 months out of his life so he doesn't do it. George said he'd do it if it wasn't 6 months. Howard said if he's okay with the look of it then don't do it. George said he's fine with it.
Howard said someone said in the email that he should be doing George's documentary. He read that email and the guy told him that this isn't like the Greg Fitzsimmons thing and he should rethink it. Howard said he doesn't do any documentaries. He said he wouldn't even be in one about Fred. He said he might do one about Robin but Robin would never ask him. Howard said that's why he likes Robin because she never bothers him with that shit.
Howard told George to contact his agent about the documentary. He said that he's more comfortable with him saying no to George. Howard said he needs him to do that so they can discuss it so Don can say no.
Howard said he was talking about how much he likes Brad and George last night. That was that.
Howard said he sent out the invite through email and yesterday was the cut off date. Howard said that he still hasn't heard from people about it. Howard said there are a lot of nudniks who haven't RSVPd yet. Robin said she's guilty of that. Howard said that's so rude. He said that he needs to know so he knows how many people will be there.
Howard said the party is intimate but they said that they can bring their girlfriend, boyfriend or a spouse. Howard said he doesn't want to be there with a bunch of shitheads that want to stare at them. Howard said now there are people asking if they can bring friends. He said Al Rosenberg asked if he can bring someone from the Friar's club. Howard said he doesn't want that unless Al is boning the dude. Howard said someone else asked if they could bring someone from Sirius. Howard said he'd prefer that it's a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Howard said that Jay Thomas abused the party last year by bringing a bunch of people. He said that he must think that he's above all of that. Howard said they have a good time at those parties though.
Howard asked Benjy who he's bringing this year. Benjy said he put this girl's name down. He said that he's dating her. Howard said that's fine. Benjy said he has been dating her but hasn't talked to her about the party yet. Howard said that's fine with him. He said some people just grab people and ask if they can bring them to the party.
Howard said they all know each other there so it's not a stranger party. Howard said it kind of is a stranger party because he doesn't know everyone there. Robin said that there was someone there who was moonlighting at the US Open this year and he came over to her and said he works on the show every day but she didn't know his name.
Howard said when they were at the Friar's roast the other day one of the guys there said hi to him and told him that he's on the tapes team and he was Ben Bardo. Howard said he told Ben he knew it was him but he really didn't recognize him in the usher uniform he was in. Howard said that's his move to just say ''Of course I know who you are...'' Howard said he told Beth he had no idea.
Howard said that Mel Karmazin has been great to him. He said he's known Mel a really long time and he stepped in during a low point in his life and helped him out. Howard said the guy has been great to him. Robin said that he stepped in 25 years ago. Howard said he came around after they were fired from NBC. Howard said he was thinking about moving to Los Angeles at the time. Howard said Mel knew that they'd be successful with him. Mel knew that he could sell the show where NBC failed. Howard said that Mel understood him and how he had to pay for talent.
Howard said Jay Thomas was on the station when Mel hired them. He said Jay didn't work out in the morning so he left. Howard said that led to a great association between him and Mel. Howard said that Mel stuck by him through the FCC stuff and all of that. Mel said he didn't think he did anything wrong and they were going to fight that thing. Howard said every other executive would have bailed on him. He said he knows that to be true. He said Mel doesn't stand for that. He said Mel did it because he was getting ratings but also because he's a fighter. Howard said he hopes that they can work things out and he'd like to come in tomorrow and say that they have a deal. Robin said that would be nice. She said she would be sad if she didn't come in and see everyone who works there anymore.
Howard said they have 6 shows left and he's not playing games or anything. Howard said that there are articles about how he's keeping it down to the wire but that's not why he's doing this. He said he's anxious to be able to tell his guys what they're doing but he has no answers. Howard said they'll see what happens. He said it should be an interesting next few days.
Robin said she knows that there are some concerned people there. Howard said he's still trying to figure out what he's doing. Robin said people ask her what's going on and she has no idea. Howard said he had many meetings yesterday and he still has no idea what's going on. He said he knows more but not everything. He said he hopes to have something to announce before the end of the 6 shows. He said he'll line everyone up and ask them what they think he's going to say.
Howard said it could go one of 3 ways. He said that one option is that he'll never work again. He said that it could just be too much bullshit for him to deal with. the second option is that they're leaving and going to a new opportunity. He said that would be a subtle plug for people to come with them. The third option is that they're staying there and he'll give a state of the radio address like Bubba does. Howard said he'll sit down and tell everyone what the future of radio is and what their future there is.
Howard said he wants to be clear that he loves this company and he wishes them success in the future. Howard said he wants to be very clear on that. They have some problems there. He said he has one huge one but that aside... Robin asked if he wants to get that off his chest. Howard said he doesn't know if that will ever be resolved. He said that he can put that aside though. He said he does appreciate this company and especially Mel. He said Scott Greenstein is one of the reasons too. He said he likes Scott too. Howard said it would be sad to say goodbye.
Howard said he's not sure how they're going to pack up everything if they do leave. Howard said he's going to leave his furniture there thanks to George. Howard said that he has told Gary to get things tidied up just in case they have to bolt out of there.
Howard took a call from Mariann from Brooklyn who said she has knots in her stomach. She said that's their second home there. She said that she has hope that he'll stay. She said she has gotten over 1000 letters for her ''What Howard Means to Me'' thing. Howard hung up on her in the middle of her sentence.
Bobo called in and asked if he can have his chair for his shrine. Howard said if he leaves there he will give it to Bobo for his museum. Howard said that's the creepiest museum he's ever seen. Howard said that poor chair will be raped. Howard said they had to go to break but he had George do a quick announce. George was giving everyone a big ''Wahhhh'' about them whining about how they might lose their jobs. Howard went to break after that.
Howard came back and talked about the Beatles song with Fred. They were talking about how it was basically gibberish. Howard said that song is beautiful. Howard said that John Lennon died on this day and it was a great loss. He said he was a beautiful man. He said he was only human and made some mistakes with his family but he was the greatest.
Robin read some details about this cop who hassled Lennon. That led to Howard talking about this guy who went after Lenny Bruce and how that was the guy's whole claim to fame. Howard said he thinks the guy eventually admitted how stupid it was to go after Lenny. Howard said he'd like to make a movie about a guy like that. He said he'd love to do that if he had the time.
Howard had Lisa G come in with her news preview. Lisa said they have a story about George's feet and they said that it looks like he has hammer toe and bunions that could be fixed with surgery. She said that they have a few options that they could do for him to fix his foot. One option is to amputate his second toe.
George said he doesn't want to amputate. The Howard TV guys showed his feet again and Howard said his feet are really fucked up. George said his feet were normal at one time and he knows it can be fixed. Howard said he doesn't appear to clip his nails either. George said that it's kind of tough and he gets lazy. Howard said he could look at those things all day long. He said that second toe is really whacked out. Howard said that second toe isn't doing anything.
Howard asked if that picture is up on his web site. Lisa said it was. George asked them to please not put that out there. He said he doesn't think there are that many people out there with that problem. Lisa was surprised that he didn't have pain when he walks. George said he has those orthotics shoes that accommodate him.
Howard asked George if it can get worse. Robin said that it can get worse. George said that it could happen to the other toes. Howard said that would be cool. He asked if Brad loves him enough to lick his feet. George said he has. He said he really hasn't but he has caressed it and hugged it to let him know he doesn't care. Howard asked if he rubs those things. George said he doesn't concentrate on them.
Howard said he'd love to do a prank where they hire a masseuse and they have George go in and say that his feet are killing him. George laughed when he heard that. Howard said he'd love to see the reaction. George said he's so sorry he got bedbugs. That's what led to all of this. Howard said that Brad touching them must be like a guy touching his wife after she gets an arm amputated or after she gets a mastectomy.
Lisa said they have a story about Robin's second episode of ''Vegucating Robin.'' She mentioned what they cook on episode 2. She talked about that and how you can find out more at VegucatingRobin.com
Lisa said they also have a story about how breast reductions can grow back. They spoke to a doctor about that and they say that they can come back.
Dr. Rutledge said that the DDT ban has come back to bite us in the ass. He said that our ban has led to this problem with bedbugs. He said that DDT has saved millions of lives and banning it hasn't helped anything. Howard asked about the bird eggs. Dr. Rutledge said that the bird egg thing was total bullshit. He said that the stuff was taken off the market so they could kill people off.
Dr. Rutledge made this documentary and he drank DDT in the movie and he was a little considered but he was fine after he did it. Howard asked how they can get DDT back. Dr. Rutledge said there is only one company making it in India right now. He said that they weren't going to give it to him but he told them that he was trying to make a documentary and they said they'd give it to him if he sent a note saying that they wanted it for medical research. He said he got some from them after that.
Howard asked who had it banned. Dr. Rutledge said that there was one guy in the EPA who had it banned on his own. He said that he was told not to ban it but he went ahead and did it. Howard asked why they did that. Dr. Rutledge said that they were showing that they had power over the chemical industry. He said that this is why we're seeing problems with the bedbugs in this country.
Dr. Rutledge said that this all happened while Nixon was president. He said that here hasn't been one single death attributed to DDT ever. Howard said he has to get this shit back on the market. Dr. Rutledge said that it's the safest stuff on the planet. He said it's even in medical books that it's cured adrenal cancer.
Howard told Dr. Rutledge about how George Takei had bedbugs. George said he doesn't anymore. He said it cost $2,200 to get rid of them. Dr. Rutledge said that every person out there has to realize that this was a scam and the government scammed them about the dangerous nature of this DDT. Howard asked if there's a link between it and diabetes. Dr. Rutledge said there isn't as far as he knows.
Howard asked how they can get this stuff back. Dr. Rutledge said that everything is in the documentary. He said that it has to be the people out there who get it back.
Howard asked Dr. Rutledge if it's true that he's with Debbie Gibson. He said that is true and she was there with him. Howard said that's shocking. He asked how he got her. He said he had no idea. Howard said he didn't know that Debbie had a boyfriend and that it was a great man like Dr. Rutledge.
Dr. Rutledge said that people are finally waking up and he thinks that Howard has been great talking about it. Howard asked Debbie about dating some Hasidic guy. She said she was. Howard asked when they met. She said they met about 3 years ago. Howard asked how he is in bed. She said that he's a great person. Debbie said she was going to put the focus back on Rutledge and his mission. Howard asked if she's still singing. She said she is and she did a Sci-Fi movie with Tiffany. Howard asked if she ever drinks DDT with him. She said she hasn't. Dr. Rutledge said that he has had a drink that contains DDT. He said it's actually pretty good.
Howard asked if they're going to marry. Dr. Rutledge said that they've been talking about it. He said he's never been married before. Debbie said that they were both all about their careers until a few years ago. Howard asked how Debbie looks. Dr. Rutledge said she's looking pretty good right now. Howard asked how her body is. She said she's been in her super disciplined mode lately. she's 122 pounds and 5'6'' tall. Howard told her she could still knock off 10 pounds. She said she actually was 10 pounds lighter for the movie she did.
Howard told Dr. Rutledge to keep up the good fight. Howard said that he's his hero. Howard and Dr. Rutledge talked a little more about the DDT ban and how the laws will change when everyone in Washington gets bedbugs.
Robin said she was reading that DDT doesn't work anymore because bugs have become resistant to that stuff. Dr. Rutledge said that's just not the case. He said that the DDT is a great repellant for mosquitos and they don't know that it won't work on bedbugs because there hasn't been a study done on it in 30 years.
Howard asked how old Debbie is. Dr. Rutledge said she's the big 4-0. Debbie said she's feeling great and doing new music. She said she is working hard and fighting the hard fight. Howard asked if she ever had any kids. She said she hasn't up to this point.
Robin asked where Dr. Rutledge is from because he had a weird accent. He was from the Alabama area so he had a southern accent.
Howard asked if Dr. Rutledge gets oral and anal from Debbie. He said he won't go there. He said that she's very accommodating though. Howard asked how big his penis is. She said that the DDT must have made it very big. Howard thanked Dr. Rutledge and Debbie for calling in. They had to go to break after that.
Howard came back and talked more about John Lennon's death and how horrible that was. Howard said he would have been 70 years old today if he had lived.
Howard said he's exited about the Paul McCartney concert that's coming up next Monday. He said he's really looking forward to that. He said it's just 1,400 seats and it'll be like having Paul in your living room. He said it's going to be something else. He said his daughter is really excited about going.
Howard asked how long ago John was killed. Robin said it was 1980. Howard started to do his math again. He figured out it was about 30 years. George reminded him that it was the same math he did earlier. Howard said he wanted to show everyone how he gets there with the math. He was showing his work like his teacher always said.
Howard said he had a falling out with Rolling Stone magazine when one of the reporters said that they suck and they're a piece of shit when they started there at Sirius. Howard said he got pissed because Jann Wenner is nice to Yoko and gives her 4 and 5 star reviews for her music. Howard said ''C'mon...'' He said she's no singer and she's horrible. He said she does have some interesting things in her mind. He doesn't hate her but he doesn't get why they give her 5 star reviews. He said she goes into a museum and walks up to a mic and just yells with no inhibition. He said it's crazy. He played some audio of that. Fred threw in some of George's forced orgasm impression during that.
Howard had her on the phone. Her name is Connie. She claims that she was on the show in 1991. Howard did the math and came up with the number for her. She said that Leslie West called in when she was on. Howard asked how old she is now. She's 55 and she'll be 56 on January 9th. She said she still gives blow jobs when some people come through on their tours. She said that the venues around there give her a hard time though. Howard said she must not be in the same demand she was when she was young. She said that they still enjoy the notoriety she had and they want to meet her out of curiosity.
Robin asked if she blows more roadies than rock stars now. She said it's always been both. Howard asked who the last one was that she had. Connie said she had Eddie Van Halen back a few years ago in St. Louis. She said that she didn't blow his son since he was only 13. Howard asked if the kid was sleeping. She said that they had two rooms. She said that it was a very touchy subject with Eddie. She took pictures and she's held on to them. She said he's mad that she didn't give him the pictures.
Howard asked what it is that's so appealing to these guys. She said that she has no strings and no hassles. She said that's the same for her. She doesn't have to do anything for them and there are no entanglements.
Howard asked Connie about fucking the Eagles and the pilot on their plane. She said she did Don Henley and the pilot of the plane. Howard said that none of the guys get possessive about her. He said they just pass her around like a plate of potatoes.
Connie said there are other women out there who do this and it's a very seductive lifestyle. Howard asked if she can make a living doing it. Connie said that she used to be a substitute teacher but she's been on disability the past few years. She said that she worked for a school for 12 years and she's had some other jobs. Howard asked if she got envious of the lifestyle the guys had and if she wanted them to sweep her off her feet. Connie said that she did get attached to some of them but it just never worked out.
Howard said that Connie blew everyone in the band and he's sure that the guys didn't think of her as marriage material after that. She said she was never really into that kind of thing anyway.
Howard asked Connie if she thinks she gives a great blow job. She said that she has had her name mentioned in songs so she must be doing something right. Howard asked if she likes doing it. She said that she really does enjoy it. She said that not all that many gals are able to do it. She said it takes determination to do it.
Howard asked Connie if her family ever tried to stop her from doing this. She said that they did but she just kept plugging away. Howard asked who the first guy was that she did. She said that it was the drummer for Steppenwolf. She said that she was only 15 at the time. She wanted the lead singer but her friend got him.
Howard asked what her family did to get her to stop. She said they tried to get her locked up in a mental hospital and things like that. Howard asked if she ever got knocked up. She said that she has had 3 abortions. Howard said she could have had the baby and gotten money from the rock star. She said she's not like that and she wouldn't have kids for that reason.
Howard asked Connie if she's ever had a black guy. She said she has. She told Howard she had the drummer from 3 Dog Night. Howard asked why she's with the drummers so much. She said she loves drummers. She said that she was with Keith Moon and John Bonham and that was something she could brag about. The other drummers would hear that and want to be with her.
Howard asked if it was true that she was fucked with a banana by Keith Moon. She said that is true. She said that the guys were all watching and loved it.
Howard said he was going to give Connie some names and wanted her to comment on each one. He asked her about Huey Lewis, Peter Frampton and some others. She was telling Howard about how big they were in the pants and things like that. She said that Huey was very large and Peter was very small. She said that Peter was about the size of her little finger when he was fully erect. Howard asked if he had any thickness. She said that she knows he hates him but the truth hurts sometimes. Howard asked if he was mean to her. She said that he was sort of mean toward the end of her hanging out with him. She said she thinks that he knew that he was small and he had heard it before.
Howard asked if these guys had ever told her not to talk about this. She said that they never told her that. She said that if they wanted her not to talk about it then they wouldn't have done it to begin with.
Howard asked Connie about Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. She told Howard how close she was with Waylon. She said she's gotten to see some great shows too. Howard asked if they call for her or does she just show up. She said that it depends but she will let them know that she's showing up ahead of time. She said she would let the road managers know that she was going. Howard said it's weird that the band would pass her around the way they did.
Connie talked about how she did everyone in the band Chicago. She told Howard about all of that. Howard asked if she was very good looking when she was young. She said she was pretty attractive. She said they wouldn't believe what she looks like now. She fell on her face when she was bringing in her Christmas tree. She said that she had to have x-rays on Monday. Connie said she has two black eyes right now.
Howard said he read that she hooked up with Godsmack. She said that was a couple of years ago and it was just the drummer. She said the young ones love for her to blow them.
Howard read through some more names of the guys she's been with. It was a very long list. She's been with a lot of the guys in Van Halen, Fleetwood Mac and many others. Connie told Howard about a lot of those guys. She said that she was also with Doc Severenson from the Tonight Show. Howard asked if Paul Shaffer had a big penis. She said that he dos okay down there. She said that Alex Van Halen was the best lover. She said it used to be Don Henley but the more she thinks about it, she thinks it's Alex. Connie said he's a great guy under his exterior.
Howard asked Connie about being with Rick Springfield and his masseuse. She said that they actually video taped that. Howard said she must have gotten some STDs. She said she's in pretty good health and she doesn't even have herpes. She said she never even got crabs as far as she remembers. Howard said she had to have gotten something. She said she may have gotten the Clap when she was about 15 but that was about it.
Connie said that Bill Clinton tried to get her when he was governor. She said that he sent one of his guys out to get her at the pool. They went into a laundry room at the hotel she was at and someone poked their head up from behind the washing machine and said they couldn't do it in there. She said that Clinton has denied it but she took a polygraph and they proved that she wasn't lying. Connie said that she did begin it with him and he was very well endowed. She said that she doesn't appreciate him calling her a liar. Howard said the guy is married and President of the United States so he can't admit to that kind of thing. Connie said that she had told Clinton that she was going to be by the pool for a while writing about a Rush concert she had been to. She said she kept track of all of these things she went to.
Howard asked Connie about being with Getty Lee and Neil Diamond. Connie said that she was getting high with Neil's band and Neil came out. Howard thought this was the same night as Getty Lee but she said that was actually about 10 years apart.
Howard asked Connie about who wasn't so nice to her or who had smelly balls. She said that they all smelled fine and they all take showers in that business. Howard asked if Huey Lewis fit in her mouth. She said that he's very well endowed so it took some work. She said that Huey gets mad about her talking about him too. She's not sure why that is. Connie said there were always a lot of people around him while he was getting blown. She said that she seems to remember that he would do it in the back of the bus and people would be around.
Connie said that David Lee Roth gave her a good write up in his book ''Crazy From the Heat.'' She said that she never even had to buy tickets to the concerts she went to. She said that she doesn't even have to buy movie tickets from all of the blow jobs she's given.
Howard asked Connie about blowing Rick Nielsen from Cheap Trick who she had blown. Howard said Rick is his hero. Connie told Howard about how she was in the studio while ZZ Top was mixing their album. She said that she took care of the engineer. She said she's been with all of the guys from ZZ Top too. Howard said there's no end to her stories.
Howard gave Connie a plug for this VH1 special she's part of. That special is ''Lets Spend The Night Together: Confessions of Rock's Greatest Groupies' and it'll be on later this month.
Howard asked Connie if she ever refused anyone. She said she refused a little person who was out with the band Big and Rich.
Ham Hands Bill called in and asked if anyone has ever put their tongue up her ass. She said that Neil Diamond went down on her but not up her ass. She said that one of the guys in Bad Company may have put his tongue up there. She said that no rock star had ever asked her to give them anal.
Howard asked if she's ever had to do anything really weird. She said that she got spanked with a hair brush. She said there was some weird stuff with Peter Frampton too. Bill had asked if Beth was going to be in at all. Howard jokingly said that she'll be in next week with bill so he can sit and judge her.
Ralph called in and said that Bill is the creepiest guy ever. Howard asked Connie if she's ever been fisted. She said she has not. Robin asked if she's been with girls. She said she has done that in front of other guys. Ralph asked if she's going to blow anyone to get into the McCartney show next week. Howard said that would be a great show to get into for her. Connie said she'd be willing to fly up to New York to do that.
Ralph asked how many guys she's done at once. Connie said she did it with the Allman brothers and she was with 24 guys in one night. She said she did everything and she was only 16 at the time. Howard said he would imagine that the whole band was there. She said that Duane had died already. Ralph asked Connie if they were all in the room at the same time. She said they were. She said that she was a bit sore after that.
Howard asked Connie about some of the other bands that she's been with. He ran through a ton of names. Howard said that's quite a life.
Howard asked if her pussy ever locked up while she was with these guys. She said that she never did. Howard took a call from a guy who said when she says she was with Chicago, he feels that she means the whole city.
The caller asked if she was ever with an all girl band. She said she has been with several members of the band Isis. She said that was an all girl band. She said they were all lesbians. Howard said she should be in the Rock and Roll hall of fame. She said she thinks she should be in there. Howard asked if she has had Crosby, Stills, Nash or Young. She said she was with Steven Stills and Crosby. Howard asked if she's been with anyone from the movies. She said she messed around with Hal Needum. She said that he was Burt Reynolds stunt man. George knew Hal. He said he had no idea he was having that kind of fun.
Howard said this woman has lived a life that Robin can't imagine. Howard asked if she's had Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens). She said she never did have him.
Another caller asked if she had ever been with the Grateful Dead. She said she hadn't. They never came through Little Rock so she never got to see them there.
Howard asked Connie what she would wear to the concerts. She said she would wear garter belts with no panties. Connie said she'd like to be able to come to New York to see Howard again. Howard said that would be nice. Connie said that she's surprised that Leslie West didn't call in this morning. She said that Leslie was great. Howard asked who's a better guitar player, Leslie or Eddie Van Halen. She said it was a tie.
Howard wrapped up with Connie and let her go. Howard said she's blown more guys than George Takei. George said she was impressive. Howard said that George has spent time in the Brambles in Central Park so he has had a few guys.
Howard still had Connie on the line and didn't realize it. He hung up on her a short time later. Howard said he didn't know what to say about all of that.
Howard asked if it was Johnny Mathis. George said it was very fuzzy and he can't remember. Howard asked if it was Fred Gwynn from the Munsters. George said it could have been. He said that he really can't remember. Howard asked why he's not talking about this. George said it was all hard to remember. Howard asked if he was with this guy a bunch of times. George wasn't answering but Howard told him he didn't want to know the name. Howard asked if Brad knows who it was. George said he doesn't know about this and he'd like to stop talking about it. He said that Brad doesn't listen while he's on. George said that people write to Brad about what he says on the show so that's how he finds out about it.
Howard said he'd leave George alone. He said that he heard that he did a movie with Cary Grant so maybe it was him. George said he just worked with him. He said he was a student at UCLA at the time. He said he was studying between shots and Grant was impressed by that. Howard said he bets it was him. George said it definitely wasn't him. Howard had to go to break a short time later.
Howard came back and talked more about John Lennon's death and how a lot of people found out about it when Howard Cosell broke the news during Monday Night football. Howard said that Will Murray was asking him about why they'd break into the game with that news. Howard said that Howard Cosell did it in a way that it was like a football call. Howard said he was explaining to Will that John Lennon was bigger than the president back then. He said that he was huge at that time. Howard had the audio of Cosell's call that night on Monday Night Football.
Howard and Robin talked about how Gary's voice is a mess now that he's been out on this book tour. Howard said he can't clear it today and it's driving him nuts. Howard was also talking about how Al Pacino doesn't sound like himself anymore. He said that he's very gravely now. George said that he's doing a play right now and he's great in that play. He said that Dustin Hoffman was in the same role and he was equally brilliant.
Howard asked George if he would rather blow Hoffman or Pacino. George said that Pacino is really amazing. He didn't say he'd rather blow him though. Howard said that Pacino was brilliant in The Godfather and other movies.
Howard said Larry King got to interview Pacino. Howard said he'd love to be able to interview him some day. That led to Howard playing Sal and Richard's new prank call where they used Larry's voice to ask a random guy if he was gay. George was laughing pretty hard at that call.
Howard took a call from a guy who asked him about Michael Bloomberg and if he's the president of the gay Mafia. Howard said that Mayor Bloomberg is a great mayor. The caller said he is not. Howard said he gets more pussy and loves women more than anyone. Howard said the guy is not gay. The caller said he thinks that he is gay. Howard said he can guarantee he isn't gay. The caller said that Bloomberg wants to develop a place where they make Sweet & Low which has been found to cause cancer but he's banning smoking and other things. Howard said he couldn't take it anymore and had to hang up on the guy.
Howard said that smoking is banned because it's something that other people shouldn't have to be exposed to. Howard went over some of the other stuff the caller had mentioned and said that Bloomberg is anything but gay. He said he knows the guy is into women. He's seen him getting worked up over women.
Howard asked Robin if she would give a blow job to Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt or John Stamos. Robin said it would be Depp. George said it's hard... Howard said he knows he's hard but just name one. George said that life is full of challenges. He said he would probably pick Brad Pitt because of the things he's into. Howard told him to pick based on looks. He stuck with Brad.
Howard said there's a picture of Angelina Jolie where she looks amazing. George said that she is a work of art. George said he saw that picture. Howard said he agrees. Howard said it's in the NY Post today. Howard said she's looking a little bit like Anne Margaret at this point. He asked George if he could get hard for her. George said he could. He's a healthy man.
Howard asked George about some other guys and George picked Jake Gyllenhaal. Robin said that she's been in love with him for a long, long time. They talked about him being in Brokeback Mountain. George said he loved that movie and it will be a classic.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that there was a hearing in Washington DC about stem cell research and they're arguing about an embryo being a person. Howard said he understands that they're on the verge of helping get people out of wheelchairs with that research. The caller said there are people who are about to lose their eyesight and they won't let them do this stem cell thing.
The caller got in a plug for the company that's pushing for this stem cell thing. It was AdvancedCell.com. Howard liked this guy on the phone so he asked if he wanted to come join them at the McCartney concert. The caller said he would love to come. He said that he can't even remember how long he's been listening.
Fred played some edited clips of Robin saying some sexual stuff and George said that he knows what it's like now. Robin told him he has no idea what it's like to be there every day.
Steve said that they have some news about James Doohan's son talking about how William Shatner had refused to go up on stage with his father at one last appearance he was at. He said that Shatner had said he didn't want to deal with his ''Alzheimer's crap'' either. George said that they were doing a tribute to Jimmy Doohan and they were in a holding pen when all of this happened. George said Jimmy was going to be there in his wheelchair and that's when Shatner said it. He said he was right there and heard it himself. He said it wasn't surprising. He said it was shocking though. He said he has to work with Bill so he can deal with it but it was rough to hear. Howard said that's another thing they have to ask Shatner about.
Steve said they have a story about a movie trailer for something called ''Ronnie Hoffman: Limo Driver'' and they claim that they've never heard of Ronnie before. Howard said he saw Ronnie walking out of there with publicity photos and people were running up to him begging for them. He said he's never seen anything like it.
Howard had Jon Hein come in with his Wrap Up Show preview. He ran down his list of subjects for today's show. That led to Howard asking about who hadn't RSVP'd for the Christmas party yet. Jon said he had. Howard said he has to ask his wife about that. Robin was one of the people who hadn't. Robin said she didn't see the date on there.
Howard said that they have Little Lupe and Dave Lampert coming in next week. He said that David Arquette will be joining them that day too.
Robin said that Wesley Snipes is due to go to jail on the 9th. She said that he was on Larry King last night talking about that. Howard said he's curious to know what he had to say. Robin told Howard some of the stuff he was telling Larry about how he was singled out and things like that. Robin had some audio from the show that she had Howard play.
Robin read some news about people who are complaining to the FCC about Bristol Palin making it to the final round. They were upset with that and with her getting a hug from Carrie Ann Inaba.
Robin read about Elizabeth Edwards losing her battle with cancer. Robin said that her children and estranged husband, John Edwards, were at her bedside. They spent a couple of minutes talking about that. They had to go to break a short time later.
Robin brought up the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death. She had some audio of a doctor who was on duty that night and tried to save Lennon. Howard said he read about that guy and how they had his heart in their hands and tried to bring him back to life. Robin had a bunch of audio clips of the doctor talking about what went on that night. They went to break after that.
After the break, around 10:05am, Howard came right back and had George do a quick announce into the news. George read one about how he's been doing this for 5 years and he said that he did not get tickets to the Paul McCartney concert. He said he didn't have that in mind when he said he wanted to get blown off. Then George explained that he wasn't even going to be in town for that concert. He said he's leaving on Friday.
Robin got back to her news and read a story about a woman in Queens who was beaten and humiliated by some cops over dog droppings. She had a welt under an eye and a bruise on her breast, hand and knee. Howard said she claims that the cops told her to pick up dog shit that wasn't even her's. She picked it up and they beat the shit out of her anyway. That's what she's claiming. Howard said it sounds kind of fishy to him. He said he can't believe what he's hearing. Robin said the cops claim that she caused a ruckus and yelled at them to leave her alone.
Robin read about how confusing the whole marijuana thing is in this country. Robin said that it's a $20 billion industry and it's not being taxed. They spent a short time talking about that. Howard said it's like prohibition at this point. He said that it should be legalized. Robin said Dr. Drew was talking about how all of his patients have prescriptions these days. Howard said that he's not sure what the hang up is.
Robin read about a show that's coming on the Discovery channel about a former hooker who is trying to get other hookers to get interested in Jesus.
Howard said he tried to get into that David Hasselhoff show but he just can't get into it. He said it seems a little too forced. He was hoping for him to be drunk on the show.
Ralph called in and asked if Howard really wants people driving around high all the time. Howard said it's going on already anyway. Ralph said he thinks it would be a huge problem if they did legalize it. Howard said he has booze around him all the time and doesn't drive drunk. Ralph said he doesn't anymore. Ralph said he smoked the pot out in L.A. and he got so high off just a couple of hits. He doesn't think it would work having it legal.
Robin read about how these body scans at the airports are causing problems. Howard said he read about Donna D'Erico getting a full body scan and how the TSA people were laughing and passing it around. Robin read some details about Donna's experience. Robin said that Khloe Kardashian is also complaining about the TSA people. She had some audio of her talking about that on ''Lopez Tonight'' last night. She said they're basically raping you when you go through the checks. Howard had to do a live commercial after that.
Robin read a story about how hackers have taken down Mastercard's web site because they won't let people donate to WikiLeaks.com. Robin said that a couple of web sites did a DDS attack on the site to take it down. Howard said these hackers seem very political. Robin said they get very upset about anything that encroaches on the internet.
Robin read a story about some drug busts at Columbia University this week. Robin said they had a drug ring right on campus and some of the students were arrested.
Robin said the Taliban has a video of one of our servicemen being held captive. Robin said that this guy has been held since June 30, 2009. Robin said that the family has confirmed that it's him. Robin said that he's the only one so maybe they'll leave him alive.
Robin read that a newspaper is reporting that Ted Turner has said that he thinks tother countries should adopt China's one child policy. Howard said Ted has a few kids of his own. Howard said maybe he's realized that they shouldn't have so many.
Robin read a story about an adult film actor who contracted HIV while filming a movie. He's speaking out about the clinic that diagnosed him. Robin said that they had confirmed that he got it through private activity but the actor says that it was with someone he had worked with.
Howard said he knows George wants more sexual active and Brad is the one putting limits on it. George said he used to be adventurous. Howard said he could ask him to just watch it with him. George said he used to have a collection and he had to get rid of it. George said he thought it would make it better but it backfired on him. Howard said Brad probably thought he wasn't good enough for him. Howard said there's nothing wrong with watching it and getting worked up. George kept stopping himself in the middle of comments. He said he thinks that their appetites are different when it comes to that. He said that he would like more. He said that the appetite just isn't there for Brad.
Howard said he wishes that George could get a free pass to get blown by someone. He told Richard to come in there and get naked for George. Howard said Richard wants to show it to him. George said he would like to see it so Richard came in. Richard said it's flattering that he wants to see it. Richard said he's been working out 6 days a week so he'd love to show it off.
Richard took his clothes off and George said that he's gorgeous. He said that he had abs and pecks. Howard told him to show his ass. Richard turned around and George was laughing and saying he was watching gay porn right now. He was cracking up watching Richard trying to be sexy. Richard was rubbing his balls and licking things. Richard said he hadn't washed his balls in a day or two now. George sounded shocked by that.
George was telling Richard how to pose for him. He said that Richard is his type. Howard asked if he wanted to place him in position for something. George said he's looking perfect... ''yes indeed.'' Howard said that Richard was doing something so disgusting. He said he had to end it. Richard spread his asshole for George. George liked it too. George was just laughing hysterically. He said that they'll have to have dinner together. Howard told Richard to put his clothes on and get out of there.
George said that shows discipline and dedication. Howard said that's what Brad needs. George told Richard to talk to Brad for him.
Robin said that Richard is in good shape. She didn't like the show though. Richard said he lost about 65 pounds. Howard said he was a big fatso and he's thin now. Howard asked what he did to lose it. Richard said he still drinks beer and it's good carbs. He said that he lifts weights, runs and keeps drinking beer.
Howard let Richard go after that and then Ralph called in and said that he'd like to wrestle with George. Howard asked if he would do it naked. Ralph said he wouldn't do it naked. Then he thought about it and said that he'd be afraid of hurting George. George said they just do it to enjoy each other and he's not sure if Brad would be okay with it if he wrestled Ralph. Richard said he would wrestle him right now. George said he got in trouble for just touching another man. Howard said this would just be wrestling though.
Ralph said that if Howard signs on to come back then he'll wrestle George. Then he said he would do it if they were both in Star Trek outfits. Richard said they could get some oil and a little kid's pool in there to oil wrestle. George said he'd have to think about all of that. He said he doesn't know what Ralph looks like. Howard said he's pretty sure he could jerk him off.
Robin got back to her news but Howard took a call from Dominic Barbara. Dominic said that he has been practicing law for 40 years and he showed a lot of guts going after the CFO yesterday. Howard said that he was wrong for doing that because the Hollywood Reporter reported on it wrong. He said that the CFO didn't say what they claimed he said. Howard said he was misled. Dominic said he's still impressed. He said that if they don't get Howard back there then this entire idea will never work. Howard asked Dominic if he would wrestle George. Dominic said he would do it in a bikini.
Robin read some news about Mark Wahlberg's new movie ''The Fighter'' and had some audio of him talking about that.
Robin had a story about the movie ''The Tempest'' and had some audio of Helen Miren talking about her character in the movie. Howard didn't last long with that.
Robin had some news about Roger Clemens and how he's due in court for some testimony he gave to Congress. They wrapped up and ended the show around 10:50am.
Jon said that she wasn't getting stumped when Howard would ask her about who she was with. Gary said that she doesn't seem to care about any of it but then she said that she was bipolar at the end of the interview so it made sense to him.
Jon asked Gary if he thinks she should be in the rock and roll hall of fame. Gary said he's not sure she should but maybe she should be recognized in some way.
Jon wondered if you're one of those guys, do you take pride in it or are you embarrassed by it. Gary said that she doesn't have to tell the whole world so he gets why some people would be upset about her talking about it.
Jon asked if there were any surprising names in that conversation. Neil Diamond, Doc Severenson and Paul Shaffer were kind of surprising. They talked about those guys and some of the other drummers that Connie had talked about.
They talked about Keith Moon screwing her with a banana and how she said it wasn't demeaning to her at all. Jon asked George if he thinks that's possible. George said that she has a whole different standard and he's not sure where her bottom is... bottom level that is.
Benjy asked George about some of the things he's done in his life before he met Brad. George said he did some things that he wouldn't want coming out. He said that he was in some dim rooms with some guys and it's very anonymous. He said he wouldn't recognize any of the men he was with. Gary said that George is very recognizable by his voice. George said that's changing now that he's getting older. He said back in those days everyone was anonymous. He told the guys about an experience he had in Indianapolis many years ago. He said that this was in the baths. He said he followed one man into a room and he leaned on the door and said hi and asked if he was relaxing or wanted to have fun. He said the guy's eyes popped open and he realized he wasn't interested. He said that a cold, electric chill went through him. He said that he was afraid to be outed back then too.
George said that he used to be known as Greg Tamaki back then so he didn't use his real name. He said that he didn't even change his initials. George told some other stories about some gay experiences he's had.
Gary asked George if he's ever had anyone ask him to wear the Star Trek outfit. George said that hasn't happened. George said that it's George Takei that they want.
Jon said he thought he heard a little regret in George's voice when he talked about the gay porn. George said he doesn't have any hidden porn anymore. Jon asked if he wished that Brad enjoyed it so he could enjoy it. George said that Brad comes from a broken family so it hit him profoundly. He said his older brother was screwed up too but he's now a judge in Washington State. He said that Brad is faithful and he has to keep him happy so Brad has set the rules and he's following them. He said that he has set the rules about touching but not so much the wandering eye.
Gary said he thinks that George does a great service for the gay community. He said that they have the same problems that everyone else has when it comes to a relationship. George said that they're not equal because they don't have pension rights and things like that. He said it's always more expensive for them.
Benjy asked if George ever had to tell Brad that he wasn't faithful to him. George said that he has not had to do that since they got together. He did have to apologize for touching that guy's penis on the show that time though. He said he is tempted often but he doesn't cheat on Brad.
Jon asked George about the wrestling thing that came up at the end of the show. George said he's not going to do it. He has to discuss it with Brad but he doesn't think that he'll be doing it. Gary said that's something that George and Brad do together before sex. Benjy asked if he would get an erection. George laughed and said he might. He said he never imagined he'd have a discussion like this on the air.
George said that he's been trying to be self limiting on the air when it comes to some of the discussions they have. He said that there are blank spots that appear in his mind now so he can't remember some of the things that Howard asks him about. George laughed as he was saying that.
Benjy asked if Brad minds him masturbating on days when he's not watching porn. George almost answered. He said he takes showers. He cut himself off. Benjy asked if brad would be upset if he masturbated on a day they weren't going to have sex. George said he doesn't ask Brad if he even masturbates. He said that he's got sensibilities that are different. George said that he does. Gary said that everyone does. He said Brad may masturbate too. George said Brad is sensitive and he doesn't question him about that.
Jon took a call from a guy who asked about the Stern Show possibly coming to an end. George talked about the whole new world that's been opened up for him by being on this show.
Gary asked who he's found interesting on the show. George said that David Arquette was very interesting to him. He said there have been many interesting people over the past 5 years. He said that Connie was very interesting and bizarre. Gary told her that she's had songs written about her. He said she's a legend. George said he had no idea.
Richard Christy came in and talked about getting naked for George. George said that he enjoyed seeing his body. He said that he's in very good shape now.
Jon asked George about some of his other experiences before he met Brad and how he would pick these people up. George said that he has that Gaydar and then you kick up a conversation and it goes from there. He had mentioned he was with a celebrity earlier but he wasn't saying who that was. George said he's had Gaydar experiences where he tried to hit on people who weren't gay too.
Jon took a call from a guy who said that this is radio gold. He was laughing like George. The caller asked if Richard and George are going to get a room. He said he can hear Richard batting his eyes now. George said Richard knows Brad so they wouldn't do anything like that. Jon asked Richard if Brad was out of the picture and his fiancee was out of it, would he consent to having sex with George. Richard said he wouldn't do that. He said he loves George but not in that way. George said he feels the same way as he does. Richard was saying that he would never do anything like that in the same room as George. George said that he can tell that Richard is straight. He said that just because he's good looking and takes care of himself doesn't mean he's gay. Jon said that's true but based on some of the things he's done on the show, there might be some tendencies there. George said that Richard will do anything for a laugh. Gary said it's either that or he's just doing that to cover up.
Benjy asked George if looking at Angelina Jolie turns him on sexually. George said that it's intriguing. He said that he has had heterosexual sex many years ago. He said he had one woman who he was very fond of that he had sex with. Benjy asked him if he would do it just based on lust. George said he doesn't have that lust for women. He has it for men.
Richard asked if he finds it attractive when a man dresses as a woman. George said he likes a manly man. He said he likes an athletic guy.
Jon took a call from a guy who said that this is the gayest conversation he's ever heard. He asked George if he would rather have anal or regular sex. George said he likes straight up sex. The caller said that Richard's question about having a woman dress up like a man was the gayest question he's ever heard. The caller asked if George had ever felched a man. George didn't know what that was. They told George it's when you finish inside a man and then suck it out with a straw. Richard asked if he knows about snowballing. George didn't know that either. Richard filled him in on that and said that it's when you finish in someone's mouth and then get it out by kissing the other person. George said they don't do that either.
Ralph called in and said he wanted to know if Brad ever asks what the fuck he was doing by getting him on the show. George said that Brad uses what he has said to his advantage to get him to do things. He said that he has had to agree to things that he normally wouldn't. Ralph said that it has helped spark his career. George said it really has. He said that he has gotten more guest spots since he started appearing on the show. George said he remembers getting the call from Gary in 2006 to do the show. Gary said he didn't know that Brad was his partner at the time and he was talking to him about getting him on the show.
Gary said George had done the show many years ago and he wanted to make sure that he knew he wasn't pranking him. He had to tell George that it wasn't a prank call.
George said that he remembers doing the show before they started there at Sirius. He said that he didn't know what kind of interview it was going to be but it turned out to be very interesting.
Jon asked George how the whole announcer job happened. George said that his manager handled all of that. He spoke to Gary but then he told his agent that a guy was going to call him and he wasn't sure if it was really Gary. Gary said he remembers the night before their first day on the air and how he stayed in a hotel. He said George was there in the hotel and they had dropped by to hand him the script. He said he was very nervous about George and what kind of person he might be. He said George couldn't have been nicer.
Benjy said he thinks that it was Richard's suggestion to have George as the announcer. Richard said that's true. He said they had a meeting and they were talking about an announcer for the show and he threw George's name out there. That's what started the ball rolling.
Benjy told George that they had a meeting where they were all naked. He was being serious and George didn't believe it. Benjy said that he was serious. George didn't fall for it.
Gary talked about how great it was when George called into the show and Billy West as doing his impression of George. He said that it was a great interview.
Richard said that there's a whole window dedicated to George down in Times Square because of the Sharp TV commercials he does. They had to go to break a short time later.
George told the guys about the play they're trying to put together and how they know they have a tough road ahead of them. He said he thinks that they can be the exception and do well with the musical. The musical is about the Japanese internment camps. Gary said he's not sure that it would be happy like so many plays are. George gave him some examples of some that weren't so happy that are classics.
Benjy told George to ask don about getting Howard into the musical. George laughed. He said they do have a part that Howard could play. Jon asked Gary if he could see Howard on Broadway. Gary said Howard won't even go to watch a show on Broadway.
Jon asked the guys if they have RSVP'd for the holiday party. Everyone said they had. Jon asked if George thinks it's fair that Robin is getting a pass on that. George said it's just good manners to RSVP. He said it's thoughtful to RSVP.
Benjy said that it bothers him when Howard lets Robin off like that. He said if he hadn't RSVP'd then Howard would have been angry at him. Benjy said that some people must just not remember to do it and it's not out of malice. He said that he doesn't like that part of the show where Howard gets mad at him for doing something like that but not at Robin. Benjy said that it's more about the person that did it than the action itself.
Jon asked who is on the watch list for behavior. Gary said Benjy would be on that list. He said he was entertained by him last year. He said this year might be the same. Brian Phelan is another one. Richard said he and Brian have talked about how much fun they're going to have this year. Jon asked about Sal. Gary said he's not sure how he's going to ignore his wife through the whole party this year. Last year it was Karaoke.
Gary said he got like half a dozen voice mails from DJs who want to do the party. Gary said he's also not sure who is on that RSVP list that hasn't responded yet. They had to wrap up and end the show a short time later.
Howard started the show talking about how horribly cold it was there in New York. Howard said hello to George Takei who was sitting in all week.
Howard said he ran into Ralph at the dentist yesterday. He said Ralph uses him as well. Howard said that he saw him as he was walking out. He was going to ask him about what was up with him wanting to wrestle George. He didn't have time to ask though. He had to go to something with his daughter.
George asked what Ralph looks like. Howard ended up doing his impression of George saying ''muscu-LAY-ture'' on the show once. Howard did his impression of George and talked about what Ralph looks like. Howard said he looks like an older version of him.
George said that he remembers talking to him for the first time and how he must have a big dong if he has a deep voice like that.
The Howard TV guys showed a picture of Ralph to George. They spent a short time talking about Ralph and what he's like. Howard was making Ralph sound kind of gay with the stuff he likes. Howard said this was getting too gay for him. He had to talk about Mena Suvari's ass in the newspaper today.
Howard said that he's going to make this show very exciting today. He's going to announce what his future plans are today. Howard wanted to know what time he should get to that.
Howard said he spoke to Mel about all of this and how he was thinking of everyone there. He said that they have a long standing relationship between him, Robin and Fred. He was going to call Robin last night and talk to her but he wanted to save it for the air.
Howard said he's been feeling lately that he wanted to continue working. He said he told that to Mel and Mel was very understanding. He said as of yesterday they had come to an agreement. He was about to sign it and that's why Richard was there. Howard said that he had been in negotiations with a lot of companies. He said he was thinking of him and his crew. Howard said that he had a last minute trepidation and started thinking about his future. He said he realized that he loves chess and loves Beth and he thought it would be better to go off into the sunset. He thought about going to Boston University to be a professor there. Robin said ''really?''
Howard said that this is what he could say in his announcement. He said that could be the announcement. Robin and George said that he's being a rascal. He was jerking them around talking about all of this. Robin asked what he's got to say ''professor Stern.''
Howard said there is a part of him that will want to leave and a part that wants to stay. He asked Robin what he should say today. She wasn't sure so Howard got sidetracked asking her when she's going to RSVP for his holiday party. Robin said that she's been trying to change her plans because she already had some. Robin said she may not be able to change her plans.
Howard said he would like her to RSVP either way. Robin said that she was trying to change things yesterday. Robin said she would like to party with the staff. Howard said he can't wait for her answer. Robin said that she will call Howard about it. Howard said if she can't go then he understands. He said that he can't imagine what's keeping her from this. Robin said it's her travel plans.
Howard said that he does have an announcement to make and he's not sure if he should make it now or not. He said some people are expecting one sort of announcement and they're going to be shocked. Howard said he has to be careful about the whole thing. He said it's all weird.
Dominic Barbara called in and said it's going to be a hybrid kind of thing. He thinks that Howard will stay but maybe less days and different times. He said he's not leaving. Howard told Dominic to hold on to his hat and he'll make the announcement. He said he was at his favorite Italian restaurant yesterday. Dominic couldn't remember it. It was Mateo's. Howard said they have delicious food.
Howard asked Dominic why he's calling in so suddenly. Dominic said his brother passed away a couple of months ago. Howard didn't even know he had a brother. Dominic said he doesn't tell him a lot of things. Howard said that's good because now he doesn't feel a loss. Dominic said he didn't want to talk about it. Howard kept going and asked about the brother and his sister. Dominic told him to get to his announcement. He said he didn't want to talk about his brother. He said he lived in Texas.
Howard asked how he died. Dominic said he died from a heart attack at 54. Howard asked if he was a smoker. Dominic said he was a wonderful person.
Howard said he has a lot to get to and he has to let him off the phone. Howard said he was hoping to see Dominic there at the restaurant last night. Dominic said he hasn't been invited to the holiday party. Howard said of course not. He will be at the McCartney concert on Monday. Howard asked how he got them. Dominic didn't say. Howard asked him about dating and Dominic got off the phone.
Howard said he was going to make his announcement now. He wanted some people to come in like Gary. Gary came in and said that it was a dick move saying that he was going to ride off into the sunset. Howard said he should have kept that going a little longer.
Gary's voice was shot so Howard asked him about that. Gary said he knows he's just been doing too much. He knows the book tour thing is doing it. Gary said that Lisa G gets really freaked out about this whole thing. He said he's very stressed out about it too. He said it all hit him this week.
Lisa G came in so Howard asked her what's going on. She said she's fine. She asked if she's really that white. George confirmed it. Lisa said that she'd like to see the promised land. Howard asked who is the most nervous. Robin said that Will Murray might be. Gary said Jon is too.
Howard said Lisa looks like she's about to break into tears. Lisa said that she hopes he stays because they are all happy there. Howard asked who else they should have in there. They said that Scott and Will should be in there. Howard goofed on Scott. He said Ronnie will still be there for him no matter what.
Richard came in so Howard talked about how creepy he was with George yesterday. Howard asked why he needs George's approval for his body. Richard said that it was an honor to hear him talking about how good his body is. Howard told him to leave because it was going to be hard to make this announcement to him. Howard said this is going to be history and he doesn't think Richard should be part of that.
Howard said Scott the Engineer came in but he's unmotivated when he's there so he didn't want him in there. Scott said he would like to continue working. Howard told him that he may not be coming with him wherever he is. Scott said he's okay with that. Howard said he was just kidding and he would take him wherever he goes.
Howard said that this is going to be the final announcement of whatever it is he's doing. He said he won't say if he's signed anything at this point though. Howard wasn't sure if Lisa should be in there. He said she looked like she was about to cry.
Howard said he was just informed that Jackie did RSVP to his holiday party. He said Robin is the only one left. He said that she really has to get back to him on that. He said there's some hostility there that she has to work out. Howard said he's going to put that aside and get to his announcement.
Howard wanted to keep a cliffhanger going when they left terrestrial radio. He said they might need to do something like that.
Howard said that he's going to make his announcement now. He said that he's going to give some background on this. He took a couple of calls and everyone was telling him to get to his announcement. Howard said he was going to let the caller go because it was distracting to have him on the phone.
Howard kept starting off and Fred would play a drum roll. Howard said that he thinks he knows something about radio. He said he thinks he does but he's not sure if he really does. He said that he thinks he knows what he's talking about there. Howard said he loves this company and they're very nice people. This is not meant to knock anyone. He said that this has been a great 5 years. He said that what they've done is remarkable. He said he has to stress that they had just 600,000 subscribers when they started. Howard said they've gone to 20 million in 5 years. Howard said they pulled off something very impressive by doing what they did. Howard said he doesn't think anyone else could have done it.
Howard said that he wants to say that all of the guys that work on the show are great. He said that JD was a major part of this decision. Howard said he wanted to leave the business at some point but he had to think about guys like JD. He said he wishes the company great success in their future too.
Howard said they have a great team there. He said what they started there 5 years ago isn't finished. Howard said radio is becoming a stronger force. He said what's happening in radio is good. He said he never considered going back to terrestrial. He said that two companies contacted him about doing that. Howard said he had some meetings with them and they wanted him to come back. He said he shut that down immediately. He said that would have been a better negotiating thing if he had. He said that he had to be honest and tell them he's not going back.
Howard said he decided he wanted to continue working. He had some concerns with scheduling and things like that. He said he also has a lot of eye of the tiger. He said he's still hungry and he wants to make sure radio is still strong. He said that he thought about doing another 5 year deal and what that would mean. He said that they are continuing on. He said he has signed a deal. Howard said Lisa looks happy. He told her not to be happy yet. He said she's not out of the woods yet.
Howard said his decision was between a couple of situations. Howard said they have terrestrial radio and a couple of competitors. Howard said there are a lot of things going on in radio. He said there are companies trying to jump start their business on the internet. Howard said the radio in the future will be something completely different. Howard said they'll have internet radio. Howard said he's met with every company and every genius out there. He knows what's out there.
Howard said he stated to look at all of the companies, Sirius included. Howard said that deep down he would have liked to have stayed there. Howard said what they have built hasn't been finished yet. Howard said they've got over 20 million subscribers and even more listeners. Howard said there's this real growth now and it's a real business.
Howard said he likes the way things sound for them if they stay there. He said he spoke to some other companies and came to the conclusion that the real innovators are there at Sirius. Howard said that he's decided that he will be there for the next 5 years. Robin asked about everyone else. Howard said that everyone else is going to be gone. He was joking.
Howard said Sirius wanted to see if he wanted to stay and he said they'll be talking to everyone else about making a deal. Howard said he's hoping that everyone will stay. Howard said he hopes that everyone, but Benjy, stays.
Howard said that it's been a great 5 years there. He said he loves it and he loves being there. Howard thought Gary was crying. Gary said he wasn't. Lisa's hands were shaking.
Howard said one of the things that frustrated him was that people couldn't get the show when they were traveling out of the car. Howard said the phone will be some people's radio. Howard said they weren't on the apps but now they are. He said that had to be worked out and now it has been.
Howard said that he thought about all of these other companies and they're really not giving anyone content. Sirius XM is giving people the content. Howard said they will be the go to place for content. They have the NFL, Oprah, Martha Stewart and so much more. Howard said that these are the things that the other companies can't do.
Robin asked what the show is going to look like in the future. Howard said he won't go into money amounts. He said that he's saying that for the press. He said he's not working for pay cuts. He said the contract is fair for him and for Sirius XM. He said that there will be some hour changes. He said he's got a lot of flexibility. He said there will be plenty of him to go around. He said that starting January they will be on the same schedule as they are now. He said that they'll be starting at 6am and going until 10 or whenever they want to go. Howard said he felt he had to do a fresh show in the morning. Howard said he's not thrilled about that but that's what the fans want.
Howard said he hopes that the fans will be with them in the future and there will be enough of the show to go around.
Howard said there will be some flexibility in the schedule but it hasn't all been worked out. He said that will change at some point but that hasn't been worked out.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that this is the best news. Howard said that he still likes getting up in the morning and sharing this with people. Fred said that this is great and he hopes that the next 5 years will be great too. Robin said she hopes that Fred will be able to work out a deal. Fred said he hopes so. Howard said Mel Likes the way things have been going so he wants to make sure they make deals.
Robin asked why he didn't do a big announcement. Howard said he didn't want one. He said he will be going out and doing promotion so everyone knows that they'll be on the apps and stuff.
The caller asked if all of the shows will stay. Howard said he hopes that they do but he's not sure about that. He said they have to work out deals with everyone there.
The caller said he likes that Howard has signed on and he will keep going. He said that he likes that he's picked up on him over 50 times in the past few years.
Howard said there is a lot of confusion about the deals there and he hopes that it can all be worked out. Howard said he's definitely staying. Everyone else is up in the air.
Howard said Tim is out there kissing people. He said that he didn't know about this at all. Tim wanted to grab Howard's apple bag. Howard said he couldn't imagine going anywhere else. He said that he's happy to be staying. Tim said he's excited. He said that you can't doubt Mel Karmazin. Howard said he has a lot of reasons to stay there and Mel is one. Howard said that it would be strange not to get up and do the show with Robin and the gang.
Howard said that he was excited about staying there because they have a built in audience and they have the facilities there. He said that they can expand now and be heard on the iPhone and other mobile devices. Howard said that they've already got that in the works and it should be ready to go today or tomorrow. Howard said he sees more growth. He said he feels like they've built this thing and they're going to stick around.
Howard said that he hopes everyone else there is going to figure out their new situation and work it out with the company. He said he knows they wanted to get him signed and he's excited about continuing on. Howard said it's an exciting beginning.
Lisa said that it was now a party. She said she was sweaty from this whole thing. Robin said she was trying hard not to miss being there. She said that it's great news for Howard and the show.
George congratulated Howard on this and said this experience is great. He said that everyone loves him there. Howard said he hopes that George can stay too. George said he will be doing a series but he hopes that he can come back when he gets breaks.
Howard took another call from a guy who said he was hoping that he'd go to the internet and the SIM card thing. Howard said he never had any major discussions with the Apple people so he's not sure where that rumor came from. Howard said that there are some exciting things out there going on but it would have been tough. Howard said it's tough to get a new show going if you don't have an audience already.
Howard said that this company is braced for the future because of the content they have. He said he hopes to be able to expand his channels there and he's been in discussions with the company about that.
Howard ended up giving the caller a pair of McCartney concert tickets. He had been at Howard's final day at K-Rock so he gave them to him.
Robin said she heard that Fred is going to be going to the concert too. Fred said it'll be him, his wife and his daughter. Scott Greenstein came through for him with one more ticket.
King of All Blacks called in and asked if he can listen to the show with his iPod. Howard said he thinks so. Howard said that the iPod is the phone. He was talking about the iPod. King said that he has an EVO phone too so maybe he can get it on that. Howard said he should be able to get it on that. King said he has this EVO and it's the best thing out there. He told Howard that the Android phones are garbage. Howard thanked him for the call and let him go.
Benjy asked if they have a TV deal in the works. Howard said that he's working on it but nothing to announce yet. Benjy asked him about that and about his favorite TV show currently. Howard said it's either ''In Treatment'' or ''Boardwalk Empire.'' Robin said her's is ''Dexter.''
Robin told everyone that she's going to Thailand for her vacation so that's why she may not be able to make the holiday party. Howard said that she's got so much going on that she has no time for anything. George said he envies her for that. He said he's never been there himself. Howard said he wouldn't ever go there.
Fred the Elephant Boy called in and said that he can die in peace now. Howard asked how he's doing. Fred said he's doing okay. He said he has a job now and he's doing a good job and he's staying out of trouble. Fred is now 52 years old. Howard said he's not Elephant Boy, he's Elephant Man. Howard spent a minute talking to him about that and about his girlfriend. He's still with her and he's still having a good time.
George had no idea what he was saying. Howard said he doesn't understand why he wasn't able to understand him. He thought he was perfectly clear.
Howard said it was getting late and now everyone has their answer about what he's doing. He'll be there another 5 years. Howard said he didn't want to make theater out of this so that's why he just made the announcement.
Gary asked about TV. Howard said that's up in the air right now. He said he already talked about that. Howard said that there is a lot of interest in his TV show so he hopes to work that out.
Howard had some news reports about his deal already. He played one of those. He took a call from Wheels who said that he wanted Howard to take a break to see what everyone else would do there. Howard said that Wheels isn't out of his mind. He said that he can say that this is probably going to be his final 5 years. He said that everyone has to think about their future and have something in place at the end of this 5 years. He said he's pretty sure this is it for him. He said he's not worried about Robin. He worries about Fred a little bit. He said that everyone has to start thinking about their future. He said that he'll do some math and figure out how old he'll be in 5 years. He figured that out and said that he thinks that he'll be gone after that.
Howard said he thinks this is a good sign for all of them that they're going to stay. He said they all have to work out their deals though. Wheels said he was hoping Howard would take off like 6 months or so. He congratulated him on the signing though.
Benjy asked who he discussed this with. Howard said that he talked about it with his shrink non stop. He said that he thought he was done with it but the shrink said that he wasn't done and he wanted to keep going. Howard said he doesn't think he would have kept going if it wasn't for him.
Howard said he has thought about it and he does like doing the show. He said that he can't just walk away from it. He said things are getting better now than they were in the past so walking away would be like suicide.
Howard said this company has made things easy on them and he's the one making things harder on himself. He said that he has to get past all of that and think about how great this situation is there. He said they have very little interference there.
Howard said this whole Christmas thing is wild. He said that he has to down size over the next 5 years. He said the Christmas thing is nuts.
Howard said he was happy about the deal that Obama made with the republicans. He said that he's glad he's saving money because he gets to give some to the people he works with. He said he's waiting for some of Mel's stuff to trickle down on him now. He had to go to break after that.
Howard came back and said that he should call his dad because he's been driving him nuts. He hasn't even told him yet.
Howard ended up talking to George about masturbating in the shower. Howard wondered why he needs to do it in the shower. George said he likes to be in there and he likes to touch himself all over. Howard said that's like a woman thing to touch yourself all over. George said it's just finding pleasure. Howard said he doesn't get touching yourself all over. Howard said that he just yanks it and gets it over with.
Howard said he had KC on the phone. He wants to bring him in with the tranny. Howard got him on the phone and KC said he likes jerking off in the shower. He said that he gets hard whenever he goes out in the rain.
Howard said KC went out with this tranny and he thinks that he had the tranny jerk him off. KC denies that. Howard said that the woman that KC thought he went out with turned out to be a dude. George said that KC is a very good looking man.
Howard asked KC what's going on with the tranny now. KC said that he called and spoke to the tranny's friend and he told him that he's very protective of ''her.'' KC said that he told her that he's a friend and he would like to work it out but he was nothing more. He said he couldn't get past the friend that he was talking to. Howard told KC to call and tell her that he thought it was funny and he'd like to get him on the show.
Howard asked KC about what this woman was wearing when he met her at Walmart. KC said that she had a nice body and looked good to him. He said it looked real. He said that he approached her and said he was going to be there a couple of days and asked her out for drinks. KC said that she was only 19 so he had to take her to his hotel room. He said that she was too young to drink.
Howard asked KC about what he said to the chick and how he got into the shower and all of that. KC took a shower because he had just gotten out of jail. KC said he thought this was a real chick. He said he didn't think twice about it. KC said that he left the bathroom door open when he showered because he wanted her to see his pin and all of that. KC said that he'd like to refer to her as ''her or she'' while they're talking about this. Howard said it was a dude though.
Howard asked KC about getting out of the shower and what he said after that. KC said that he got out and they started to make out. That was all that happened. Howard thought that the tranny had jerked him off but KC insists that didn't happen. Howard said he doesn't believe it. KC said that he didn't feel right and he didn't continue on. Robin and George didn't believe it either.
KC said that he's not lying about that. Howard didn't believe it. He said that he absolutely came. George said that's what he thinks too. Howard asked if he put his penis in his mouth. KC said he didn't. KC said that he started to jerk him off but that was it. He didn't finish. KC said he was very confused.
Howard asked when he got the news that he was a dude. KC said he got a note days later. He said that she gave him a note and he had to save it to read later. He said he got on the plane and read it. He said that it said that he had a secret and he was a man dressed as a woman. Howard said he has to get this guy in there. KC said that Will has the number. Howard said he has to call this person and get the friend on the phone and tell that person what he wants to do.
Richard called in as ''Candy'' the tranny and didn't change his voice at all. He was goofing on KC saying he wasn't able to stop thinking about him while he rubbed his ''cock... I mean clit.'' Howard let him do that for a few seconds and then let him go.
Howard gave KC some advice on what to tell this tranny to get him on the phone. Howard said that he has to play along and call her ''she'' or ''her'' when he's talking to the friend. Howard said that the guy wants to think of himself as a woman so he has to be nice to get him to do him a favor.
KC congratulated Howard on the new deal. He said that means another 5 years of him calling in with his crazy stories. Howard asked how it was kissing a dude. KC said it could happen to anyone. He said that it has happened to other guys.
KC got in a plug for an appearance he's making at The Venetian in Anaheim, California. He said you can find out more at VenetianGC.com. He got off the line a short time later.
Howard and the guys spent a few minutes talking about KC and the tranny.
Bobo called in and said that he sees his 3000 shares sky rocketing. He said he's making his day. Howard said he has to check the stock to see how it's doing. He said he has it on his Blackberry. He said he can check the prices right there. Howard checked it and found out the stock wasn't up. He said the market wasn't even open yet though. Benjy said that something called pre-market says it's up by 12 cents.
Gary told Howard that Sal overslept this morning and he doesn't know that he's going to be there. Howard was going to goof on Sal by saying that they're not signing and everyone will pretend to be upset. Howard had to let Bobo go because he was going to spoil the whole deal with Sal. Howard said he was going to take a break and make an announcement after the break.
Howard asked a couple of the guys what they thought was going to happen. They were pretending they didn't know the news. Howard said this was very difficult to say. Sal said ''Uh oh...'' Howard said that he and Mel had been talking to Mel about this whole thing and he was thinking about retiring. Howard said that he had a lot to think about. Sal sipped a drink in the middle of that so Howard had to ask him not to do that while he's making this big announcement.
Howard asked Sal how his marriage is going but caught himself and didn't get into that. Howard asked Sal if he has a contingency plan. Sal doesn't even know what that means. He thought it meant a ''continuation.'' Sal said he doesn't have shit planned. He said that he'll just go out and do something else. He said he's willing to work for anyone but Leno or Imus.
Howard told the guys he had a contract in his hands and he almost signed it. He said that Robin has been working hard on her charity and he thought about his own life. He said he dreamt that he would be a professor or something some day. Howard said he was going to go on with the radio show or do something else. He said that the company didn't want to change anything and he backed out of the deal. He said that he's going to say that he's going off into the sunset. Sal said ''Holy fuck...'' Gary asked if it was their last show next week. Howard said it is.
Howard said he doesn't know what to tell them but he's sorry. Robin asked what he's going to do. Howard said he's going to sit home for a while. He's going to do some limited TV stuff and learn to play chess. Howard said he'll be down at the Marshall chess club just about every day. Sal broke down crying. Sal said that Howard has made his dreams come true but it's bitter sweet. He doesn't know what to do. He said that this has nothing to do with Howard. He said he's grateful for what he's done for them.
Howard said this is the part he can't take. He said he loves Sal. Sal was in tears and said he knows he has to move on. Howard said he has to make a vow to everyone. He said that he hopes everyone will be okay but someone like Sal is so loyal. He said he would do anything for him and he should have stayed. He said he feels fucking awful. Sal said that it's his fault for not planning financially.
Howard asked why he didn't plan. Sal said that he just didn't and he's sorry. He said Howard has done more than enough for him and he can't thank him enough for that. Sal said that this is about him.
Howard said he just can't do it anymore. Howard said he was going to sign for all of them but it's the end of the show. Sal was sobbing.
Howard said he's crazed over this. Robin asked what happened to all of the other deals. Howard said he turned them all down. Sal said this was a dream come true working for the show. He said it was a one in a billion chance. He said that he gave him everything he could. Sal said it's really bitter sweet. Howard asked if he thinks they'll see each other again. Sal said he knows he won't.
Howard said he's going to make the next week together spectacular. He said he hopes it's all good for everyone. Sal was crying like crazy saying that he has his boys and he doesn't know what the fuck he's going to do. Howard said he's so sorry. Sal was barely able to speak from the crying.
Howard asked Sal if he was late today. Howard said that when you show up late you get goofed on. He told him that he's signed on for 5 more years. Sal said he couldn't believe this. He cheered right up and started laughing. Robin was crying and had him believing it was true. Robin said she was crying because Sal was crying. Sal started laughing his ass off telling Howard he should retire now.
George was crying too. Howard asked why he was crying. George said he knew the story but he felt his anguish. Howard said that Sal overslept because he was out drinking with Richard last night. Howard said he had to goof on him.
Tim said the best part was that he was upset about his 3 sons and never mentioned his wife Christine. Sal said ''Christine who?'' Howard told Sal to come up with a plan in the next 5 years. Sal said he will.
Sal overslept through two alarms. Sal said he was drunk last night so he didn't know his phone was on vibrate. Gary said that he almost cried because of Sal. JD said he was trying not to laugh. Richard said Ronnie was dying laughing. Howard said he saw the smile on Ronnie's face.
Howard said Benjy was going to run out of the room screaming but he's glad that he held off on that. He said it worked out just right.
Gary said it was like Howard bringing Sal into the future and Sal saw what it's going to be like then. George said he could feel his pain when he was crying and saw how much he loves his sons. He said deep down in his heart he knew Howard would make this decision. Howard said it looked like a punch in the stomach to Sal. Howard said he's glad he did that to him. He said he showed up late after going out and getting drunk. Sal said there was no celebration or anything. He said he stayed at a hotel last night and the phone never went off. Howard said he probably just slept through it.
Howard said that they're together forever. He said it'll be another 5 years. Robin said she has to hear this back.
Howard said he almost started crying when he thought about how he's doing another 5 years. Howard said he's there with Sal for another 5. Sal thanked him. The Howard TV guys put a shot of him crying up on the screen. Richard was consoling him in the video. Howard had them play it back so they could watch again.
Howard listened in to the audio where he told Sal he was goofing on him. They watched the video again and then moved on. Howard said Sal was crying again. Richard said he was just hung over. Howard asked if he was okay. Sal said he's alright. Howard said punking Sal was better than the real announcement. Sal told Howard he was a cock sucker.
Howard hung on and they put him through the system so he could be on the air. Howard was live on the air on Good Day New York. Howard said that he has been over to Rosanna Scotto's house. Howard spoke to the two of them and told them that he's signed up for another 5 years at Sirius XM. He said that they have over 20 million subscribers there now and he thinks they have a future there. Rosanna said that she has spoken to Howard about this and she thought he wanted to spend more time with Beth. Howard said he thinks that they have more work to do there and he wanted to stay.
Howard said that Sirius has adjusted his schedule more to his liking and he's going to stick around. They asked Howard about his contract and what kind of money he's getting. Howard said he's very satisfied with what he's getting. Howard said that he signed for $100 billion and he now owns Rupert Murdoch. Rosanna asked if they're going to be Baba Booey'd for the next 5 years. Howard said they won't do that. Howard told them that George Takei was sitting there. He had him say hello to them. Howard spent a few minutes talking to them and told them to carry on. Rosanna said that they can't have a day without Howard so they're glad he's sticking around.
Howard said that everyone should stop saying that Greg is the son of the police commissioner. He said that he's got a life of his own. Greg said he's been a fan for along time. They let him go after that.
Howard said he's never announced what he made on his last contract. He said that people just assumed they knew. He said he's never talked about that.
Howard said that JD had a bunch of clips of various news reports about him. He played a couple of those reports. The reporters were talking about how crucial this was for the company to sign Howard.
Howard had some tape of some people talking about what they'd like to give Howard Stern for Christmas. They were all very rude comments. Sal also asked some people what his new year's resolution should be. Everyone was saying that he should clean up and stop being so rude among other things. One guy said he thinks that Sirius sucks and Howard should get off of it.
Benjy told Howard that they're reporting that the Sirius stock has jumped up 19 percent in pre-opening market.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that he was going to have a heart attack hearing that Sal thing. He said that he's been listening to the show since elementary school and thinking of life without it is unbearable. He was just about in tears talking about it. Howard said he'll try not to disappoint him in the next 5 years. The caller said that he can't. He said he loves the show no matter what.
Howard took another call from a guy who said that he thought he hadn't missed the announcement so he was right there with Sal getting upset. He didn't cry though. He said that he's glad they're staying. Robin said that was probably the best goof they've ever done on anyone in the history of the show.
Benjy's friend Maryann called in and said she works for Eonline and she wanted to get a quote. Howard gave her a quick comment about the signing of the contract. He gave her a few details but nothing about his salary other than it being in the ballpark of $100 billion. Howard said he never discusses his salary.
Maryann asked about the schedule and all of that. Howard said he will have a more flexible schedule and he'll get into that later. He said he just needs more flexibility. He said that's all he's willing to say at this time.
Howard had his dad on the phone. Ben said he almost felt the same way Sal did. He said that now that's over with he's fine. Ben said he felt Howard was going to sign. He said that was a terrible thing he did to Sal. Howard said he's his son so he should know that.
Howard said he did want to continue on and he likes the way Mel runs the company. He said he likes what they have going on there so he figured it was the right thing to do to stay there and continue to grow. Ben said that's the way he feels too. Ben said he knows that they have to go back and forth on that stuff and he had a feeling he would sign. Howard said his father was telling him he should just take whatever they offer him. Howard said his dad is a big Mel guy.
Howard said that he can buy his dad hair now. He's making enough now that he can do that. Ben said he was thinking about that but he'll pass. Howard let his dad go after that. They had to go to break a short time later.
Jeff said he thinks that they more they can do on the internet, the more they can change it. Howard said he appreciates his thoughts on that. He let him go and got back to his live commercial.
Howard came back and talked about how his Dad thought he should keep the show going no mater what. He said that he told him he was a young man but his dad retired young. Howard said his dad was only like 57. He said he was forced to retire though.
Howard said that he heard his father's voice in his head through this whole thing. Robin said she found it interesting what he had to say about his shrink telling him he wasn't done. Howard said he had to have his eyes opened by his shrink. He said he told him that he still enjoys doing this. Howard said he needed that. Howard said he hopes he's right. He has 5 more years of this. Howard said he's a good psychiatrist. He said he seems to be helping him. Howard said he hopes he doesn't find out the guy killed 7 people or something like that some day.
Howard said they have a lot going on there. Howard said there's so much going on. Robin said the people in the halls are happy. She said not just the halls there but all of the halls at Sirius. Howard said he hopes Scott Greenstein leaves him alone. He said he will see him Monday night at the concert. He said it's all worked out now.
Howard said he has more clips of Sal and Richard going out and asking people if he deserves a raise. He played that clip and people were saying he didn't deserve it. There were a couple who said he did. Most didn't. One woman said that they should raise Howard's taxes. Howard said that would be interesting and they could raise taxes on just certain people. Howard said that might work.
Howard said he thinks that the tax cuts do work. He said he gave more to charity knowing that he saved some money. He said there is trickle down when they do that. Robin asked if he's happy with the trickle down theory. Howard said he is and the people at the bottom are happy.
Howard said Sal and Richard asked people if they think Oprah or Howard Stern deserves more money. everyone was saying Oprah deserved it. Howard and Robin figured it was going to be Oprah 100 percent. There was more than one person who said Howard deserved it.
George said that they were in the wrong place asking those questions. Howard said they were actually in the exact right space. He said that Rockefeller Center is the right spot to get a cross section of opinions.
Howard had some Oprah clips from the Barbara Walters special. He had some audio of Oprah crying for Barbara when she was talking about her friend Gayle King. Oprah said she's the mother she never had and the friend that everyone deserves. Howard said he's met Gayle and he knows what she's talking about. Howard said she's great and he would love to steal her away from Oprah.
Howard played more of the Oprah clip and ended up talking about how guys like Pat Manocchia are like his best friend that gives him stuff that he may have missed out on with his dad. Howard said he understands what Oprah was talking about in that clip.
Howard played a clip from CNBC where a reporter read an open letter to him. The guy talked about how great his interviews are and then said that he'd like to hear Howard stick around there. He said he thinks that he would be signing on with them and they would figure things out. The guy said he'd like to chat with Howard too. He said he knows Howard has no idea who he is so he just said he's just some idiot named Herb who works at CNBC. Howard said he might have to go on his show because he liked what he had to say. Howard said he will go out and do some promotion next year.
Howard took a call from a woman who said that she wanted to know if David Arquette will go full time on the show. Howard said he won't but he'll be in next week. David will be in during the Dave Lampert and Little Lupe Sybian ride. Howard said that will be an amazing performance. He said they've been waiting on that for a long time.
Howard said he had to congratulate Joey Boots (Joey's YouTube Channel)on getting in some more Baba Booey mentions on some local news channels. He had a clip of Joey from WNBC where he got in some Baba Booey and Howard Stern's penis mentions. They cut right away from that feed. Joey was in Strawberry Fields just doing it to every news report he could get to.
Howard played a few clips of Joey doing his ''Booey Bombing'' on various channels. They kept cutting away from him when he'd do that. Howard had Joey on the phone and he said he had a trifecta there. Joey was happy that Howard had re-signed there. Joey said he got another one after those but they potted him down. He said he was singing ''Imagine there's no Howard...''
Howard let Joey go and talked about how he's spreading the word about the whole thing. Howard asked George how he's doing with the bedbugs. George said that he's clean and hasn't gotten bitten since they had the guy come in and clean.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that Sal had just saved his job by crying on the air. Howard said that was pretty good. The caller said that they've played their prank calls 20 million times and he doesn't get sick of them.
Howard said he sat down and actually looked at his contract yesterday. He said he called his lawyer to ask about stuff. He said that was the first time he had ever looked at a contract that closely. He said he still doesn't know what's in it. He said he was trying to impress Beth by reading it. He said he wonders why he still has to impress her. He said it might show that the romance is still alive.
Howard said he was pretending to be aggravated with the contract. He said he got all worked up and made noise so Beth would hear him. Howard said he was making phone calls and marking up the contract like he was in a movie or something. Howard said Beth never came in so he had to call her in. Howard said he asked her what she was doing and she was busy doing other things. She didn't give a fuck that he was going over his contract. Howard said he wanted her to be impressed by him. He said any other woman would be impressed and watching him going over this historic contract. Howard said he just took it and locked it away in his drawer. Howard said he felt defeated.
Benjy asked if anything he marked led to a change. Howard said no. He said he didn't know what he was doing. Howard said he doesn't know what he's signing. His agent knows and if he's happy then he should be happy too.
Beth called in so Howard picked up on her and she was saying she was confused about what he said to Sal this morning. She missed the beginning of the show so she was freaked out. She said that it was kind of funny though. Howard said he thinks that she's happy with his decision. Beth said she's happy when Howard is happy. Howard said he signed while Beth wasn't with him. She's out at the house on Long Island so she wasn't able to be there.
Howard said that he masturbated last night. Beth said she did too. Howard said that makes him angry and he's not sure why.
Beth told Howard that Rosanna Scotto emailed her about him being on this morning. Howard said that it was Tom Chiusano's daughter-in-law who booked him. Beth said that she's told him that she books her for the show too and Howard doesn't remember that. Howard said he really doesn't remember. Beth said that it drives her nuts when he doesn't remember people.
Howard said that they're going to have a great Christmas together. Beth said that Walter the Cat is under the tree and loving it. Howard said that these cats are great. He said that you should adopt one from the North Shore Animal League.
Beth wanted to talk to Robin about something at the big Holiday party but Howard told her she's not coming. Robin said she's going to Thailand and she can't change her plans. Beth said that's a biggie. Howard said he thinks something is going on with Robin. He's not sure what it is. Beth said they talk about her a lot. Howard said they really do talk about her all the time. He said when they run out of things to talk about they bring up Robin. Beth said they do that because they love her so much.
Beth asked if Robin sent them wine. Robin said she did. Howard said that Robin is a nut. He said that she sent them a case of really good wine but there was no card. Robin said she arranged it and never gave them a card. Howard said he figured it was from Robin. He said he doesn't know why she doesn't give them a clue. Robin said she's very busy. Howard said she's very generous. He said her wines are fantastic. He said he had to go out and get her a Christmas gift that was fantastic. Beth said they actually got it months ago. Howard said it's a great gift. Howard said he got something for Beth too.
Beth said that back in October it was their anniversary. They had been discussing it and it was their second anniversary. She said she brought a gift to Howard and he had this look of dread on his face. She said that he pushed the wrapping paper away and then ran out to run an errand. She knew he had to go out and get her a gift. Howard said he didn't think that they were going to do that. Beth said he got so mad about it too. She said he didn't even have to get her anything. Howard said he had to pay retail for some jewelry. He said he learned his lesson after that.
Beth said she has a great gift for him for Christmas. Howard said he's giving her his time which is most precious. Beth said she loves that. Howard said she really hates his chess. She said she thinks he's obsessed with it. Howard said he might be. He said he loves it. Beth said she asked him months ago to please not start a game before bed and he continues to do it.
Howard said sometimes he waits for Beth in bed for an hour but he'll stop doing it. He said he'll just lay there in bed waiting for her. Beth said that's all she wants.
Howard said he tells Beth she has a great ass and she doesn't believe it. Howard said he has to read her a note a fan sent in. Howard read the note and the guy said he wanted to kiss and hug her ass and have her sit on his face. Howard said this was about her picture that was on his web site. Howard said she's really got a great ass. George said it's gorgeous.
Howard asked George what he would do to that ass. George said that's Howard's wife. Beth told him to stop with that. Howard said he'd like Beth to walk around naked more. He said she just won't do it.
Beth said that Howard was parading around the house with the movie scripts he was reading. Howard said that he was reading one yesterday and Beth wasn't even around. He wasn't doing it just to show off. He said his daughter doesn't even care when he's walking around with one. He said it goes on all day with him trying to impress Beth.
Howard said they really love this cat Walter and Beth loves when he interacts with the animals. Beth said she really does. Howard said he went down to read the newspaper in the living room and Beth was upstairs. Howard said Walter came over to the couch and meowed at him to sit on his lap. Howard said the cat got on his lap and he figured Beth would really love him if she saw that. Howard said he was sitting still so the cat wouldn't leave. He said he heard Beth coming so he made sure Walter stayed there. He was petting the cat and then the cat got off his lap when he heard the dog coming. Howard said he was siting there for 10 minutes waiting for Beth. Howard said Walter got back on his lap when he realized Beth wasn't coming. Then Beth did come down and said it was heartbreaking seeing Walter sitting there. Beth said Walter really does love him. Howard said now he walks around with a Sardine tied to his lap.
Beth said it melts her heart when he kisses the dog and plays with Apple the cat. Howard said he odes kiss the dog on the top of her head. He won't kiss her on the lips like Beth does. Howard let Beth go and went to break a short time later.
Howard took a call from a guy who said that he has been predicting that he'd sign with Sirius for a while. He's glad he did. The caller said he's very happy that he's sticking around. Howard said everyone there is happy too. That led into some George Takei song parodies. George said he doesn't hear his laugh as it sounds on the air. He doesn't like the way his laugh sounds.
Howard took another call from a guy who said he had him going with the Sal prank. He said he spends hours in the car and he doesn't know what he'd do without Howard. Howard thanked him for that. Robin said she was just thinking about Sal's cry and laughing. Howard said he has to listen back to that too.
Howard said he liked Jeff Jarvis' idea to have the show available for downloading as a podcast. Howard said he's not sure if they're going to do that. Howard said he would like that.
Howard took a call from a guy who said he was excited about this announcement. Howard said he's excited too. The caller said that it's a thrill that he's going to stick around for another 5 years. Howard said it's a great feeling thinking about their future there. The caller said he had tears in his eyes when Howard announced he's staying. He said it means a lot to him.
Howard took another call from a guy who congratulated him. He said he thinks that Howard TV has been great too and he loves the behind the scenes footage. Howard said everyone is happy that he signed up for another 5 years and he saw Scott DePace. He said he still doesn't know what's up with Howard TV yet. He doesn't have anything definite for them yet but he hopes they can work something out. Howard said they do a great job and he'd love to continue on.
The caller said that they get to see the interviews in the hallway and things like that. He said that the audience doesn't know how great Howard TV really is. Howard said that's a good commercial for it. He thanked him for that. Howard said they still have a lot to be worked out.
Riley said he'd like Howard to make his sentiments known there about him. Howard told Riley to go right to Mel's parents instead of Mel. He said he has to go to the higher ups there. Riley said he knows what he has to do. He needs Papa Stern's help though. Howard said he told Mel he had to meet with Riley and he got thrown right out of his office. Howard said this really doesn't mean anything to Riley.
Riley asked Howard to please say a word for him there. Howard said he doesn't think he will and he's pretty sure he's lying right now. Riley said that he's been there for 4 years and he'd like more money. Howard said he will put in a good word. He promised he would. Howard said he will put that word in with Tim.
Howard said that he doesn't mean to rain on his parade. He said that he gave him the show to have some fun with. Riley said he knows people love his show. He said they never give him any numbers though. Howard said he thought this would help him sell his trinkets. Riley said he wants to be able to live. He said he's just asking for what he pays his yard man. Howard said he'll pay Riley what he pays his yard man if he cleans his yard.
Howard said he's not sure what Riley wants from him. He said it's just a little gig there. Howard said that it's a novelty show and it's not going to be big. He said he loves the guy but if he wants to get paid and make it big then he has to take it to terrestrial. Howard said this is like a place to practice. Howard said he has to get out there and break free. Howard said Riley doesn't like that and he gets angry with him.
Howard had Mike get to his game so here's how it goes. Each week Mike Walker calls in with four gossip stories. Three of the stories are from his National Enquirer gossip column. One of the stories is false. Everyone tries to pick out the false story. The stories will appear in Mike's gossip column each week after he plays with Howard. Here are this week's stories:
Steve said they have a story about how Sal and Richard had interviewed Deirdre Hall's sister out in Rockefeller Center. Howard had some audio of her talking about her on the Joy Behar show the other night. It sounded like Deirdre doesn't like him. In the clip Joy brought up Howard and Deirdre talked about her sister being stopped and what she said. Joy and her other guest talked about what a talent Howard is as an interviewer. Howard said that the British guy was right and he is staying there.
Steve said that Gary's book tour is going to Cleveland tonight. Howard said it's no wonder his voice is shot. Steve said Gary is number 24 on the NY Times Best Seller list this week. This is the fourth week in a row he's been on the list. Howard told Gary they should have done 2 weeks of promotion and moved on. Gary said he is trying to cancel one of the appearances. He said he knows that it's too much.
Howard said he doesn't complain about Robin running around because she sounds good. Howard said he's a nervous wreck about Monday because the concert may go on until 11. Howard said his daughter is going to want to stay for the whole thing. He said he will have to nap during the afternoon. He heard that Jon Hein, Benjy and Fred will all be going. Jon said that he is in.
Howard asked Jon if he's excited. Of course he is. Howard said that no one is nervous about the show running late other than him. Robin has no problem with staying out until Midnight. She just did it this week. Howard said she has crazy energy. Howard said she can't be functioning on all cylinders staying out that late. George agrees. He said he's in bed by 9:30.
Howard had Jon Hein come in with his Wrap Up Show preview. Jon ran down his list of things to talk about today. They ended up talking about Howard making Sal cry today. They also talked more about Gary's book tour and what that's been doing to him lately.
Howard had Mutt from Superfan Roundtable on the line. Mutt congratulated him on the signing. He said the fans are going crazy so they want to know how this will change the day and all of that. Mutt said they'll talk about that tonight. He also suggested that Howard come in late next Tuesday so he can go out and see the McCartney show. Howard said that's not the way it works but he'll look into it.
Ralph called in and said that he's thrilled that Howard re-signed. He said he can't imagine the show not being on every morning. Howard said he's sure that there are some fans who are upset that he's going to be calling in for 5 more years. Ralph said that he hasn't signed a contract to be a caller yet so they'll have to see.
Ralph also told Howard he went to see McCartney with John Stamos once and he wanted to get up and leave halfway through it. Ralph told Howard he should just stay out at the concert.
Robin started her news with a story about Aretha Franklin who is battling pancreatic cancer. She had some details about that and some audio of someone talking about the diagnosis.
Robin read a story about John Lennon and how he had said something about how he didn't want to be a dead hero and 3 days later he was shot dead. Robin said Rolling Stone found this clip in their archives.
Robin read about this guy who shot himself after being a suspect in the Ronni Chasen shooting. Robin said they think that his gun is the murder weapon. Howard said they say that he was on a bicycle when he shot her. He said the whole thing is weird.
Robin read some details about the new season of American Idol and some of the changes they'll have on the show this season. They spent a short time talking about that.
Robin read about how Jenny McCarthy is going to be co-hosting New Years Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest this year. Robin wondered if Dick Clark will be there. Howard said he hopes so. He did a great job last year. Howard said ''World's oldest teenager my ass...'' Howard did an impression of Dick and goofed on him for a minute. He said if he has a stroke he's staying off radio. He doesn't want anyone making fun of him. He said he's thinking about taking his doctor's advice and taking baby aspirin. George said ''good for you.'' Howard thanked George in his George Takei voice.
George was laughing at the Dick Clark impression and said that Howard had better not have a stroke because people will be making fun of him. Howard said he can imagine signing on for another 5 years after having a stroke and did an impression of what that might sound like. Howard kept the impression going and tried to interview George as a stroked out Howard Stern. George answered his questions and Howard said it still sounded like a good show to him. Howard said he likes Dick Clark. Ralph said Dick Clark is disturbing and he should stop.
Fred played Kirk Douglas' ''What are you saying?'' clip a couple of times during that discussion. Howard said he would like to see Dancing with the Stroke Victims show. He said he pitched the show but everyone thought he was kidding. Howard said they could have Kirk Douglas, Crackhead Bob, Muhammad Ali, Dick Clark and others. He said everyone would tune in for that. Howard said maybe he'll produce it for Howard TV. He said he'll get Todd Bridges since he was on Diff'rent Strokes. Anything with Strokes in it. He had to do a live commercial after that.
Robin got back to her news and said that she saw that Dick Clark will be on the new years eve show. She also said that Wesley Snipes is supposed to start serving his 3 year sentence starting today. She said he was trying to put it off until after the holidays.
Robin read a story about drunk drivers and a study that was done about how many people actually do it. Robin had some details about that.
Howard got some messages from people like Bubba the Love Sponge. Howard said he hoes they can work something out with him. He said he's been a great part of the family. He said he hears Bubba talking and it doesn't sound so good at times. Howard said he was listening to him the other day and he was talking about Wikileaks and things like that and it was very good. Howard said they'll have to see what happens in the next 5 years.
Robin read about Lindsay Lohan's first gig after rehab. Howard said that she's always got some plan. He said she should get out of rehab and do a rum endorsement. He said she goes right back to doing things wrong. He said she's very ill and she's gone. Howard said they just have to let her go. Robin said there are sources who say she's in talks to do Dancing with the Stars.
Howard read an email from Meg Griffin who said she's glad that he's going to ''linger'' another 5 years. Howard thought that was an insult. Howard said that wasn't very nice. He said she must have been joking. Howard said it seemed very negative though. Robin said it's just her going for another word. Howard said she congratulated him, Beth and the entire pack there.
Howard said he had to thank Jeff Schick who has been there with them the entire time. Howard said Jeff helped him out with a lot of things there and he really appreciates all of the help.
Robin read a story about a bunch of uber-rich people who are donating to Bill Gates' charity. Robin read about what this charity does.
Robin read a story about a new nuclear reduction treaty that President Obama was announcing. She had some audio of him talking about that.
Robin had some news about the President making an appearance on Mythbusters on the Discovery channel. Robin had some audio from the show. Howard said it sounded a little bullshitty to him.
Howard said he got an email from Nils Loftgren who said that he was happy that he had read his open letter about Michael Vick. Howard said that Nils said he's getting slaughtered in the comments on ESPN's web site and places like that. Howard said Nils is saying that Vick isn't such a hero and they have to remember what he did. Howard said he backs him up in that.
Robin read about how taxi cab drivers are being told to profile blacks and Hispanics there in the city. Howard said that's something you don't say in public. He said the guy saying this is black and Hispanic himself. The cab drivers are scared so that's his advice to them. Howard said the guy claims that 99 percent of cab violence is caused by blacks and Hispanics. He doesn't think he did a survey about that though. Robin said some people are lashing out at this guy for saying that. She had some audio of some of those people lashing out at him. She also had audio of Fernando Matteo, the guy who suggested the profiling, talking about the problem they have. Howard said he feels for these cab drivers. He said they pick up these people and they just blow your brains out. He said that's one scary job.
Howard said he has no idea how to get to where they work. He doesn't know how to find anything in the city. He said he kind of likes not knowing.
Robin read a story about second hand smoke causing immediate danger to the human body. Robin said it can lead to many diseases. Howard asked how Keith Richards is still alive. He said the guy smokes like crazy and he read an article about how he killed off a bunch of plants in an office from all of his smoking. Robin read more about that and how the smoke can cause problems no matter how little it is. Howard said he can feel it when he smells smoke.
Howard read some email about George Takei being on the show. Howard said he had a lot of positive feedback. Howard said George is making him look good. George said Howard is making his feet look bad.
Robin read about this adult film star who has been diagnosed with HIV. The guy is saying that the industry gave him a false sense of safeness. She had some audio of him talking about that. He said they have to do more than just testing and they need to use condoms. Robin said he was Derek Chambers in gay movies and Cameron Reed in straight movies.
Robin read about Elizabeth Edwards being remembered today. Robin had some audio of some people talking about her.
Robin mentioned that a lot of wild animal stories have been in the news lately. Robin said that some people are saying that they should just stick with dogs and cats and not these other wild animals. Robin had some audio of someone talking about that. They spent a couple of minutes talking about those pets and how dangerous they can be.
Howard wrapped up with an email. He said that this guy reminded them to remember Dimebag Darrell. He was shot 6 years ago. Howard said he didn't realize that. Howard thanked George for sitting in this week. George wished him the best too. He said he hopes that Artie will get well and be with them in the future as well. They wrapped up and went to break a short time later, right around 11:15am.
Gary said he knew they were going to do something and he's glad that they're doing it there. He said he was relieved about that. He said they have their compound there and they don't have any bosses telling them what to do. He said you never have that anywhere else.
Jon said that they did know Howard was going to do something but they weren't sure what. Jon said Gary had no idea this was coming. Gary said Will was the one who felt that something was coming today. Gary said other people could tell too but he had no idea. Gary said maybe that's because people tell him that every day.
Jon said that Lisa G and Will were the two who were the most on edge over this. Gary said that Lisa was shaking in the studio this morning. Jon said that Richard offered to get naked and Scott was asked to leave when he came in.
Jon asked Steve to play some of that announcement that Howard made but they didn't have it ready. It took a few seconds to get to it.
After that Jon said that Howard likes to fake people out and drag out the announcement. He said that everyone in the back just wanted him to get to it. Gary said that he and Jon were wondering about the professor thing. He said that Howard was talking about how long he was dragging it out.
Jon said that Howard is in place for 5 more years and now everyone else has to make a deal. Gary asked if he thinks that anyone won't re-sign. Jon said there may be a few people. Gary said he thinks that they would have left already if they were going to leave. Jon said that maybe some deals can't be worked out. He said it remains to be seen.
Jon asked Gary when they realized that Sal wasn't there. Gary said Jason told him about it and how he had stayed in the city last night. They called his wife who told them that he was in the city at the hotel. Gary said he got a call from Sal who said he was right across the street. Gary said he knew he could pull the joke off if he told everyone there what was going on. He spread the word and then he heard that Sal's wife had told him that Howard had signed. They told Sal that it was a fake announcement and Sal bought that. He really thought Howard was making the big announcement when he got there. They had to go to break before they got Sal in there to talk about all of that.
After the break, around 11:35am, Jon asked Robin, who had just come in, about the Sal goof and what she thought about that. Robin had said it was one of the best goofs in show history. Robin said that it wasn't just Sal having a moment, it was him having a total breakdown.
Jon asked Sal what he was thinking. Sal said he just assumed Howard was going to re-sign and he figured he was going to let them know if he was going to retire. Sal said he just lost it and felt like a complete failure.
Gary asked Sal about what happened on his way up there. Sal said that someone told him that he was re-signing and then Richard told him that it was just a goof. Sal said Richard convinced him that he made a fake announcement.
Sal also talked about how he woke up around 7:30 and thought it was awfully bright out for 4:30 in the morning. Sal said that's when he realized he'd overslept.
Gary said that Sal trusts Richard a lot so that's why this worked so well. Richard said he was worried that Sal and Howard were pranking all of them and maybe Howard really wasn't re-signing.
Benjy said that George was hysterically crying during that. He said he really upset. Robin was starting to feel for him too and she cried for a moment. Robin said she had to remind herself that it wasn't real.
JD said he was laughing so hard he was sweating and had to turn his head. JD said he almost walked out of the studio. He didn't want to be the one to fuck up the bit. Gary said he was laughing the first time Sal started crying. Then he started to get upset when Sal started to cry the second time.
Gary asked Sal about why Howard had broken this announcement and it was all about Sal. Sal said it pays to be stupid sometimes on the show. He said it never occurred to him.
Jon said that Howard had his eye on Sal for a long time so that might have been a clue. Sal said he didn't even look at Howard so he had no idea. Sal said he was wondering why he had them walk in there to begin with. Gary said he never imagined that Sal would break down crying. Sal said he felt bad that he had asked Jimmy Kimmel for a job.
Jon played some of the audio of Howard breaking the news to Sal that he was retiring. During that clip Sal broke down again. He said it was killing him that it could have been true. Sal said he felt helpless during that moment.
Gary said he wants to ask Sal in a year what he's done to change his future. He said he's sure that it'll be nothing different.
Sal talked about going to the hotel last night and how he couldn't find the light switch because he was so drunk. Sal said he had a janitor come in and show it to him and he just said ''It's right here mother fucker!'' He said he just looked at him like he was an asshole.
Richard talked about going out with Sal last night to do an appearance at a party. Richard said he ended up puking on his new jeans and shoes. He said that he doesn't even remember telling the guy where he lived but he ended up at home. He remembers the guy yelling at him to get out of the cab though. Richard said he had 20 glasses of champagne. Sal said they had a never ending well of alcohol at the party. They were constantly refilling the drinks. Richard said that they had some cool stuff going on there at the party.
Jon said he had to ask Robin about the announcement and if she was surprised. Robin said she wasn't surprised but she wouldn't have been surprised if he said the deal didn't work out. She said that it cold have done either way.
Benjy asked if they fell for his first goof where he said he was going to be a professor. Gary said he lost him at that point. Benjy said he completely bought that part. Sal said that he thought he was doing a bait and switch thing when he was talking to him. He said that his heart sunk to his asshole and that was it.
Sal also said that he thought Howard was going to say he wouldn't give him a referral for showing up late. Gary said he thinks Sal is off the hook because he delivered today.
Benjy asked when they're going to start the show later. Gary said he thinks that it may have been the least important thing on Howard's list of demands.
Jon took a call from a guy who asked if Gary's book tour is going to go on another ''noine'' months. Gary said that it's not. He said it hasn't even been two months. The guy kept using the ''noine'' reference over and over so Jon let him go.
Jon took another call from a guy who asked Robin if she has intentions to re-sign. Robin said she does have intentions to re-sign.
Another caller said he's glad that they're going to be around. He said he has the worst year of his life this past year. He said he just lost his girlfriend two days ago so this just made his year a little bit better. Gary thanked him and said there are other women out there but there is just one Howard.
Jon took a call from a guy who said Sal's prank was the best today. He said that he liked another prank they pulled on him once. They talked about that and the prank they did where they had Sal saying he was sorry for some racist comments he'd said. The guys talked about that for a minute.
Gary talked about the time they pulled a prank on him and said they had a girl on the phone who claimed he had date raped her. Gary said he fell for that even though it was April 1st. He said he didn't even realize it. Gary said that when you're tired and not ready for it, that's the best time to strike.
Jon took a call from a guy who said he's very happy for them all. The caller said that he thinks Howard will work his way into 3 days a week. He said that's the feeling he's getting. Gary said that he's not sure what the ''flexibility'' of hours means. He said even Howard doesn't know what that means. Robin said Howard was like that with the 4 days a week. She said once he started taking that Friday off, that was it.
Another caller talked about how everyone thought it was sad that Howard had pulled that prank on Sal. Even Howard's dad thought it was mean. They spent a few seconds on that but they had to end the show a short time later.
Today's Best of the Week was over around 11:40am.