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02-14-2007, 07:46 AM
When Howard Stern signed on to his satellite radio show Wednesday morning (February 14), he realized it wouldn't be long before the phone lines at Sirius were all lit up with fans and friends just waiting to ridicule him. And really, why shouldn't they?

Since the dissolution of the veteran shock jock's 20-year-long marriage to first wife Alison back in 2000, Stern has repeatedly vowed with his entire audience as his witnesses that he would never, ever tie the knot again. At times, he'd even deride his own pals and members of his staff in the wake of their own engagements, advising them against making the same terrible mistake he'd once made.

Well, it seems the 53-year-old King of All Media doesn't care about making the same mistake twice. Stern revealed Wednesday that he proposed to longtime girlfriend Beth Ostrosky the night before. Stern has been dating Ostrosky, a model 18 years his junior, since 2000; Ostrosky contributed a monthly advice column to the now-defunct FHM magazine and hosts "Filter" on the G4 network.

With his staff expressing their utter disbelief, Stern joked that he'd had Ostrosky's uterus excised to ensure the couple would not have children. "I see my married friends with children and it seems like absolute torture to me," said Stern, himself a father of three. Several callers to the show along with sidekick Artie Lange blasted Stern for his decision, which prompted the jock to call off the engagement on at least two occasions during the show's first hour.

"Do you want your Valentine's Day gift now?" Stern said this morning, recalling how he'd proposed to the woman known to fans as "Beth O." When the model told Stern she wanted her present early, he instructed her to strip down. Stern said she protested, insisting that she was too "fat" to disrobe. His first thought, he said, was "any girl who looks like that and thinks she's fat I've got a chance with her."

When Ostrosky did get naked, Stern said he handed her a 5.2 carat diamond ring. "I love you. You're everything to me," Stern recalled saying. "This is so gay. ... I'm asking you to spend the rest of your life with me." Ostrosky said "Yes," and Stern said the couple made love immediately after; Ostrosky claims she had her "hand up and was looking at my ring the whole time" the two were in bed.

This will be Ostrosky's first marriage. When asked if the couple had set a date yet, Stern said the actual wedding was something they didn't want to even think about for now, and that his audience can expect an elongated engagement.

mob roulette
02-14-2007, 08:34 AM
beth o is fucking HOT. i don't care what anybody says. ULTIMATE trophy wife. you knew that was coming player. cheaper to keep her. i mean right?

02-14-2007, 08:38 AM
i can hear Robin Quivers laughing hysterically now

:lool :rotfl :lool

full on idle
02-14-2007, 08:45 AM
beth O looks has a pigface

02-14-2007, 08:55 AM
howard is not exactly the best looking man in the world. Beth O has a killer body. i wonder what the pre-nup will look like since howard is worth close a billion dollars. he has spoken on his show that they have talked about a pre-nup and she agrees to one.

mob roulette
02-14-2007, 09:05 AM
howard is not exactly the best looking man in the world. Beth O has a killer body. i wonder what the pre-nup will look like since howard is worth close a billion dollars. he has spoken on his show that they have talked about a pre-nup and she agrees to one.

if he leaves, she gets five mil and a porsche cayenne. if SHE leaves, it's half that and an audi. no pension, no alimony, nothing. set in stone bitches. BET on it.

02-14-2007, 09:34 AM
i didnt get a sirius after his move, and chose to download this show daily after its broadcast through various torrent sites.
after about 2 weeks, it wasn't all that interesting anymore...primarily after the disappointment that was the whole unveiling of their secrets in their first week.

how is the show? opie & anthony are on regular radio now and have taken over his morning slot, which must be quite a kick in the nuts to him....jimmy norton is quite funny but i do miss listening to artie lange and gary.

02-14-2007, 09:37 AM
by himself, Jim Norton is funnier than Stern and his whole crew.

02-14-2007, 09:45 AM
Jim Norton is hysterical.
He adds a lot to O&A's show and while Im not familiar with how their show was pre-Norton, his chemistry with them is just great.
I think I ve been liking O&A more because they are just less self-absorbed and arrogant as Stern. I mean, Opie is kind of a cocksucker but he does express appreciation and respect for his fans and listeners. Anthony is quite amusing and their cast of regulars that drop in are very funny as well, for the most part.

I do miss Stern's supporting cast, who I think made that show as funny as it was. Then again, its been some months since Ive listened so Im quite out of the loop with many of their jokes.

02-14-2007, 09:51 AM
by himself, Jim Norton is funnier than Stern and his whole crew.

ya think so? i still think howard is the best interviewer around. he gets celebrities to talk about things they would never talk about.

beth o is extremely ugly btw. walk down any street in so cal and you'll see better looking chicks

02-14-2007, 11:08 AM
Howard's interviews have become pretty formulaic over the years. He's good at getting celebrities to discuss sex and relationships, but I don't think that we live in an age where it's still titillating to find out whether or not Carmen Electra likes to be spanked.

I used to enjoy his show in the 90s, though, and the addition of Artie was a fresh boost for awhile.

These days, Opie and Anthony tend to have comedian goons whereas Howard has his freak goons (Beetlejuice, etc).

02-14-2007, 11:26 AM
There is nothing funnier, nor will there ever be, than Gilbert Gotfried on the Howard Stern show.

Gilbert is God, and Stern's show is the perfect platform for him.

02-14-2007, 11:28 AM
He reminds me of Joey Ramone. Always has.

mob roulette
02-14-2007, 12:43 PM
There is nothing funnier, nor will there ever be, than Gilbert Gotfried on the Howard Stern show.

agreed. gilbert as dracula/the pope/king child molester is comedy gold.

02-14-2007, 01:10 PM
Post pics goddammit.


05-25-2007, 07:03 PM
Gilbert Gottfried is hilarious in any venue, not just on Stern's show.

Archie Bunker
05-25-2007, 07:06 PM
I still miss "USA Up All Night".

05-25-2007, 07:08 PM
THe best movie on "USA Up All Night" was a movie about telephone partylines called Dialing for Dingbats.

05-25-2007, 09:11 PM
I can't live without howard stern.

His show is what gets me by.

05-25-2007, 09:28 PM
people still listen to howard stern?

05-25-2007, 09:30 PM
i don't think i'd give a girl a 5.2 carat diamond ring unless her boobies were actually real.

05-25-2007, 09:32 PM
people still listen to howard stern?

exactly what i was thinking.

05-25-2007, 09:41 PM
exactly what i was thinking.

Yes. Lots.

05-26-2007, 02:13 PM
Howard Stern is not as funny as KROQ's Kevin and Bean.

11-25-2010, 07:55 PM
I am reading Baba Booey's book. It's not bad.

11-25-2010, 08:09 PM
That reminds me to check out his throw on youtube.

12-20-2013, 03:36 PM
Peace and love peace and love

12-20-2013, 03:46 PM
I want you to go to jail for this.

12-20-2013, 03:49 PM

12-20-2013, 03:53 PM
Everything Takei has ever said

12-20-2013, 04:04 PM
4 inches is fine

12-20-2013, 04:16 PM
Flying with balloons so I can meet Katherine McPhee..

12-20-2013, 05:01 PM
I want to flyyyy like a midget .... to McPheeeee

12-21-2013, 12:12 AM

12-21-2013, 08:14 PM

12-21-2013, 09:06 PM
I want you to go to jail for this.

Oh My God, Steve, can I call you right back?

12-21-2013, 09:12 PM
I think that's the best single bit they've ever done.

12-21-2013, 09:13 PM

12-21-2013, 09:16 PM
I think that's the best single bit they've ever done.

The debut of the Gary tape had me in goddamn tears. I had to pull over on the highway.

My professional life is like at a nine

12-21-2013, 09:22 PM

12-21-2013, 09:22 PM
Dry oatmeal

01-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Imran Kahn
Lives with his Dad and Mom

01-30-2014, 09:18 AM
Vodka, straight up. Thank you!

01-30-2014, 10:49 AM
For those guys who suck cock... KC SALUTES YOU

01-30-2014, 11:17 AM


01-30-2014, 07:53 PM


01-30-2014, 08:52 PM
"Hiii Fredddd"

01-30-2014, 10:44 PM
Imran Kahn
Lives with his Dad and Mom

god I cannot stop singing it.

01-30-2014, 10:55 PM
zomg, the birthday bash is tonight! It probably won't be as cool as being there, but they hyped it up for months, so I'll listen in.

01-31-2014, 08:01 AM
I introduced Rick to the Beetlejuice song the other day.

01-31-2014, 10:23 AM

@sternshow Eric The Actor has arrived to the #Howard Birthday Show......as a table name

01-31-2014, 10:35 AM
Get the poison out of your system Raven.

01-31-2014, 10:36 AM
Going to be a fun show!

01-31-2014, 10:59 AM
Let me know when a rip pops up. Our Sirius subscription ended in December, missing his show.

01-31-2014, 11:11 AM
They're streaming it out for free for everyone. No registering or anything.
Pre show at 4, event at 6.

01-31-2014, 11:14 AM
Damn, I'll be on the road then. Will try and stream if I have service. Thanks for the heads up!

01-31-2014, 12:56 PM
Oh, and if you have multiple email addresses, you can also abuse their free 30 day trial for SiriusXM (and in turn, use the phone app).
That's how I've been using it the past 4 months...

But register here: http://www.siriusxm.com/freetrial

That's the one that doesn't ask for your credit card info, just email.

01-31-2014, 01:07 PM
Get the poison out of your system Raven.

Come on. Come on.

Neighborhood Creep
01-31-2014, 01:07 PM
I'm going to rent it of Howard TV

01-31-2014, 01:34 PM
Come on. Come on.

I think my favorite part was Arquette not being able to control his laughter and explaining how creepy it was. I fucking love that guys laugh so much. I was never an Arquette fan until his Stern show appearances.

01-31-2014, 02:35 PM

lolz Tan Mom

01-31-2014, 04:28 PM
+1 internets for you HunterGather. Great pics! Listening now.

Neighborhood Creep
01-31-2014, 04:41 PM
Yucko looks extra nasty since the last time I've seen him

01-31-2014, 04:42 PM
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Hah, Steve Brandano must love that the Black Keys are finally on Stern.

01-31-2014, 09:11 PM
Last picspam!
Wow, the show was 6 hours long.
The crowd was annoying a few times (like when they wouldn't shut up when Howard was talking to Letterman), but overall it was a good show.

Ryan Philippe with Robin
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02-01-2014, 12:15 AM
Best pics ever, Thank you. As much as it is a splurge, Howard is worth the price of admission for Sirius!

06-20-2014, 05:37 PM
The video of the birthday show will be out monday.


07-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Sour Shoes' skinny raving younger brother just prank called me.

07-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Hahahaha. What was the nature of the call? Also, I'm fucking pissed off I don't get any MJA calls.

07-17-2014, 12:12 PM
MJA: Proceeds to scream some terrible Avicci/David Guetta bullshit song into the phone that I recognized but have no idea what it actually is
Me: "dude...what the fuck? Sour Shoes?"
MJA: Pauses. Proceeds to continue to scream terrible song

Then I hung up.

07-22-2014, 10:34 PM

09-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Eric the Midget dead at 39. (http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/eric-the-actor-lynch-dead-howard-stern-wack-packer-dies-age-39-2014219)

09-21-2014, 08:11 PM

I'm listening to last tuesdays show on-demand right now and Eric just called in saying he had to move back in with his parents because his handler Yan was moving away.

I'll miss his calls.


09-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Ah, fuk. Sorry to hear this. RIP Eric the Actor.

02-12-2015, 11:56 PM

02-13-2015, 01:00 AM
Fucking amazing

10-20-2015, 11:46 PM
Todays show was great with all the wackpackers for Jimmy Kimmels "party" :D


10-21-2015, 06:50 AM
Tan Mom is literally the color of diarrhea.

10-21-2015, 09:19 PM
They put up a video of Tan Mom, too. It was much more of a mess than I imagined it :D


10-21-2015, 10:32 PM
Wtf is up with her? Is she that much of a lush? What time of day does this record? Does she still have custody of her kid?

11-10-2015, 11:00 AM
RIP Johnny Fratto.

Johnny Fratto has died at the age of 61, TMZ reports. The businessman, who was a regular guest on SiriusXM's The Howard Stern Show, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 5, following a battle with lung cancer.

According to TMZ, Fratto was surrounded by his loved ones at the time, including his wife, Ivanka.

Fratto appeared several times on Stern's hit radio show over the years, and also owned the Beverly Hills Choppers motorcycle and bicycle company. His late father, Louis Thomas Fratto, was a well-known Chicago mobster in the 1930s until his death in 1967.

Shortly after news broke of Fratto's death, fans took to social media to pay tribute. "Sad to hear about the passing of @JOHNNYFRATTO. He was a great guest on @HowardStern and always good for a laugh. RIP," one commenter tweeted.

As previously reported, fellow Wack Pack member Eric the Actor died at 39 in September 2014 after suffering cardiac-related problems. Fratto listed Eric as his "friend" under his Twitter bio. "Very sad to hear of Johnny Fratto's passing, hope he is with Eric right now," a second fan added via Twitter on Thursday. "You know what to do Johnny, you know what to do. #sternshow."

Fratto is survived by his wife and his actor son, Johnny Fratto Jr.

Read more: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/johnny-fratto-dead-howard-stern-show-regular-dies-at-61-2015511#ixzz3r7IZUsTX
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You know what to do. You know what to do.

11-14-2015, 09:07 PM
Yeah, that was sad to hear.

I didn't know Jon Lieberman left the channels (sort of). Howard never brings these things up. It's as if they never existed. Didn't know Lisa G was gone until like 4 months after the fact. I just assumed she was still doing the news (since I usually listen to on demand, and they stopped bringing the news people in for teases).

2015-09-29 18:15:34
UTCProud to say I've taken a job as Sr. Creative Director at @SAP Global Comms! But you'll still see/hear me many places including @sternshow!

12-11-2015, 12:39 AM
The Harrison Ford prank call this week was hilarious


Also, 3 more shows left. Do we think he will resign, or re-sign?

Neighborhood Creep
12-15-2015, 06:26 AM
5 more years!

From TMZ

Howard Stern just took a bold step into the future ... not only signing a long-term contract with Sirius XM but getting into the video streaming business.
There were all sorts of rumors Howard might hang it up, but the opposite proved true. Not only did Howard sign a 5 year deal ... he agreed to let Sirius use clips from his show for the next 12 years.
Howard was typical Howard, saying, "If you are not listening to Sirius XM and The Howard Stern Show, then you are really more like a zombie, a rotting corpse monster, living half a life, deadened and blackened inside."
Howard says he's working on a new video streaming app.
We don't know what Howard's pulling in, but we're guessing it could have an impact on the GNP. The best news -- 5 more years of people yelling "Baba Booey!"

12-25-2015, 08:25 PM
I wonder how much that service for the app will be.
And will a sirius sub be required to use the app itself? (since they will live stream the video portion apparently).

In theory, this app can be awesome with all the catalog of video and audio content in one place (as opposed to youtube where we can get it now).

Neighborhood Creep
12-25-2015, 08:49 PM
I hope it's not more than an additional couple bucks. I don't see many people wanting more than a 20$ bill from them

01-04-2016, 10:48 PM

01-05-2016, 11:41 PM

Wayfarers, friends & fans,

Riley told me to tell you all that he loves you. He also admonished me that the Biaviian Symbols that he has already completed and left us with must be distributed; so, Wayfarers, 'Get Your Symbols'. Thank you all for all of your thoughts and prayers. Also, Riley said to tell you all (I don't know how) that he WILL see you again in the future. Please stay tuned as we will have more to say about the last days, and life, of the Ole Space Cowboy, the one and only, Riley Lee Martin.

R.I.P. God Bless you all! Peace.

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01-08-2016, 12:29 PM
New interview with Artie in Maxim.

What's the status of your relationship with Howard?
After I left the show, I went into intensive care for four days. Then I went to a psych ward for three days, and then I got transferred to a rehab. About two weeks after it happened, I got a call at rehab from Howard, and it was very nice. I called him when I got out of rehab, and he called me back. That was in February of 2010. He told me to call back and let him know how I was doing. I took it to mean that maybe they wanted me back as a guest or just to give an update, and I thought I owed them that. I called them about a month later in March 2010. Then I called again and left a message and apologized and said, "This is the last time I’m calling, I won’t bug you any more." Never heard back.
A year and a half later, my book was coming out. I didn’t wanna call them, but I was being respectful of a company, Random House, paying me big cash to write a book. I said, “I’ll at least try." Just to be a guest on the show and talk about the book, which every fan on Twitter was begging to happen. [Stern show producer]Gary [Dell'Abate] calls back a day later and he says, very coldly, "It’s just not going to happen." And I regret that I gave him the chance to say that, because I didn’t even want to make the call. I said, "OK" and hung up.
That's rough.
...And then, unbeknownst to me, the book company tries to buy ad time on the show, and this is when I really knew I was persona non grata. Ad sales never turns down anything. It could be dick cream. Random House was gonna pay top dollar, and they turned them down.

It's so weird how Howard never directly talks about why Artie isn't let back on and deflects whenever a caller brings it up.

01-08-2016, 12:37 PM
O-Qua Tanjinn Wan

01-08-2016, 08:23 PM

01-20-2016, 12:35 PM
And things of that nature.

01-23-2016, 12:14 AM
It's hard to believe, but there was a time when High Pitch Eric was skinny



01-23-2016, 10:00 AM
Holy. Shit.

Neighborhood Creep
01-23-2016, 07:30 PM
The fatter he gets, the dumber he gets.

02-01-2016, 02:59 PM


02-01-2016, 03:05 PM
Tickie tow main

02-01-2016, 04:24 PM
Ton Ton Toup

02-01-2016, 05:48 PM
High Pitch Eric obviously is the next to go, if not Beetlejuice.

Neighborhood Creep
02-01-2016, 07:34 PM
My money is on Jeff the drunk

02-01-2016, 07:42 PM
Yea Jeff is not sounding too good. But at least we'll still have the Lump.

RIP Crackhead Bob

02-01-2016, 08:40 PM
I'd say the next to go is Wendy.

They need some new wackpackers, the only new one in recent year is (I think) Tan Mom.

02-02-2016, 07:13 AM
High Pitch and Jeff are both in really bad shape.

Neighborhood Creep
02-02-2016, 07:17 AM
I would have said Gary before her due to age. He's 64 and she's 35, but I just looked at a recent picture of her when Googling her latest look (while listening to Slow People's Court) and she looks just as old as Gary.

02-02-2016, 08:22 AM
Shit, she's 35? I thought she was like 50.

Neighborhood Creep
02-02-2016, 10:38 AM
This is her at 35, now https://www.instagram.com/p/7IorfujCPs/

This is her at 24

Pretty sad to see anyone age so terribly.

03-29-2016, 12:33 AM
This is a neat pic from Richard Christies wedding a while back with staff. Damn near most of these people were let go/quit from the channels within the last 2 to 4 years.


Neighborhood Creep
03-29-2016, 05:36 AM
I was hoping that was a flat Ronnie at first glance

03-29-2016, 11:34 AM
I am always intrigued when people vent on Stern...


03-29-2016, 11:25 PM
They just now put up video from the Judge Wendy bit from a few weeks ago with High Pitch, Elephant Boy, and Will The Farter.
Good grief, Wendy.


Somewhat Damaged
05-11-2016, 12:44 PM
David Spade's thoughts on Coachella: more like mine now than they would have been a couple years ago.


Neighborhood Creep
12-23-2016, 11:01 PM
RIP Joey Boots

Somewhat Damaged
12-25-2016, 08:56 PM
Wha-!?! Would NOT have guessed High Pitch would outlive him.

Does he count as another Wack Pack death or was he never officially Wack Pack?

Somewhat Damaged
12-25-2016, 08:58 PM
My favorite story of him was when Shuli talked about how Joey was trying to put the moves on some guy and went, "So...can I suck your dick?" Shuli's inflection was what sold it for me.