Stern has been nominated four previous times, but he never campaigned by asking his legion of fans to vote for him. This time, he has been selected outright by the steering committee of the Chicago-based Hall.
TimeOut Chicago’s Robert Feder has the quote about Stern from Museum of Broadcast Communications chairman Bruce DuMont: “There wasn’t any great controversy involving Howard’s induction, because I think everyone has believed for a long time that he deserved” the honor. It also comes as Stern’s attained wider cultural relevance as a judge on “America’s Got Talent.”
Howard is questioned by National Radio Hall of Fame founder Bruce Dumont:
Google Inc is getting help from shock jock Howard Stern to revive its Internet TV software, which has languished since its debut 19 months ago.
Satellite radio provider Sirius XM will make all of its programming available on Google TV, including Stern’s shows and live sports through a new app that will let listeners pause live programs and play back up to five hours of content, the company told Reuters.
Sirius XM, which plans to announce the deal at Google’s I/O developer conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, joins a growing list of partners for Google TV such as Netflix and Amazon.com.
But it has been an uphill battle for Google to convince TV networks and other content providers to let their programs be available on devices powered by Google TV.
Google TV is built into television models manufactured by Sony Corp, LG Electronics, as well as Vizio set-top boxes. It allows consumers to access online videos and websites on their TVs, as well as to download and play with specialized apps such as video games.
A strange thing has happened on America’s Got Talent this season. It’s become sunny, warm, cheerful and inspirational all of a sudden, even when the acts have been found wanting.
The arrival of Howard Stern and, more importantly, the disappearance of Piers Morgan has resulted in a kinder, gentler show, and AGT is better for it. Stern, odd as it may sound, has proven to be a breath of fresh air. AGT doesn’t take itself too seriously, and therein lies its charm.
Multi-million-dollar private jets, luxurious spa treatments and exorbitant shopping sprees? How far would you go for your pet? Posh Pets: Lifestyles of the Rich and Furry celebrates the outrageous ways some people pamper their furry family members.
Host Beth Stern introduces viewers to the lovable pets of her fellow HGTV stars along with America’s most pampered pets.
A Las Vegas man who suffers from a rare condition that made his scrotum swell to 100 pounds is basking in the fame that his giant organ has brought him.
In fact, the attention is proving so intoxicating that Wesley Warren Jr turned down an offer to perform the $1 million corrective surgery for free because he would have had to give up the rights to his story. A second doctor has agreed to waive most of the cost for the procure, but Mr Warren still hasn’t taken him up on the offer.
‘It was fun going to Los Angeles in the big van they sent for me,’ he said.
Most disturbing, is his reaction to an offer he received from Dr Mehmet Oz, the celebrity physician whom Oprah made famous.
Mr Warren claims the Dr Oz Show said it would pay for the entire surgery at a top-notch hospital. However, the show would keep exclusive rights to tell Mr Warren’s story.
He said he didn’t take the TV program up on its offer because Howard Stern wanted him on his show again.
The surgery is highly complicated and he fears he could die on the operating table. The massive swelling is caused by fluid building up in his scrotum. Doctors must remove the excess tissue and then completely rebuild his scrotum. There’s also a chance, and not a small one, that complications could force the surgeons to cut off his penis and testicles if his scrotum won’t stop bleeding.