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Stern describes in humorous detail growing up a Jewish kid in Roosevelt, Long Island, NY, son to a stern radio engineer and an overbearing housewife mother. He details the turn of his neighborhood from white and jewish middle class to blue collar black and his parents refusal to leave and the bullying he received being one of the few Jewish and white kids left in his school.

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Stern describes in humorous detail growing up a Jewish kid in Roosevelt, Long Island, NY, son to a stern radio engineer and an overbearing housewife mother. He details the turn of his neighborhood from white White and jewish Jewish middle class to blue collar black Black and his parents refusal to leave and the bullying he received being one of the few Jewish and white White kids left in his school.

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* FanserviceExtra: The film has two of them:
** The first is a buxom blonde woman who is a huge fan of Howard and calls into his show. He convinces her to straddle her stereo speaker. He then makes low droning sounds until the bass vibrations cause her to have an orgasm, at which point she tears off her top.
** Adult film star Jenna Jameson has a small role playing a nude woman who Howard interviews in his studio.


** The first is a buxom blonde woman who is a huge fan of Howard and calls into his show. He convinces her to straddle her stereo speaker. He then makes low droning sounds until the bass vibrations cause her to have an orgasm, at which point she tears off her top.

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** The first is a buxom blonde woman who is a huge fan of Howard and calls into his show. He convinces her to straddle her stereo speaker. speaker. He then makes low droning sounds until the bass vibrations cause her to have an orgasm, at which point she tears off her top. top.


* GagCensor: The basic cable edit for the movie has Howard stepping into the scene itself describing why its being censored (nudity, mostly), and at one point urges the viewer to just go rent it.

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* GagCensor: The basic cable edit for the movie has Howard stepping into the scene itself describing why its it's being censored (nudity, mostly), and at one point urges the viewer to just go rent it.


* AminorKidroduction: The first 10-15 minutes of the movie includes Howard Stern as a young boy and tween.

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* AminorKidroduction: AMinorKidroduction: The first 10-15 minutes of the movie includes Howard Stern as a young boy and tween.

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* AminorKidroduction: The first 10-15 minutes of the movie includes Howard Stern as a young boy and tween.


* ArchEnemy: Several, but Pig Virus, aka program director Kenny Metheny (last name changed to Rushton for the movie adaptation) and Don Imus stand out.

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* ArchEnemy: Several, but Pig Virus, aka program director Kenny Kevin Metheny (last name changed to Rushton for the movie adaptation) and Don Imus stand out.



* DefeatEqualsFriendship: One chapter describes his various fueds with local competition in the various markets he syndicated in. Most of these were fairly vicious wars, as Howard ran them down on air as being hacky and terrible, and how his loyal army of fans would clog up their phone lines with prank calls. Mark and Brian in LA, Mancow in Chicago were among these, but most vicious was with John DeBella in Philadelphia and his morning Zoo Crew. Howard eventually beat him in the ratings, and, despite still being #2 in a large market, DeBella ended up fired, after being humiliated with a public "funeral" from Howard and even enlisted his ex-wife to attack him. Years later, he appeared on Howard's show and they put it behind them, with Howard giving his blessing for him to work again for their shared company, citing it was just business.

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* DefeatEqualsFriendship: One chapter describes his various fueds feuds with local competition in the various markets he syndicated in. Most of these were fairly vicious wars, as Howard ran them down on air as being hacky and terrible, and how his loyal army of fans would clog up their phone lines with prank calls. Mark and Brian in LA, Mancow in Chicago were among these, but most vicious was with John DeBella in Philadelphia and his morning Zoo Crew. Howard eventually beat him in the ratings, and, despite still being #2 in a large market, DeBella ended up fired, after being humiliated with a public "funeral" from Howard and even enlisted his ex-wife to attack him. Years later, he appeared on Howard's show and they put it behind them, with Howard giving his blessing for him to work again for their shared company, citing it was just business.



* TheVamp: Jessica Hahn, Penthouse Pet and former mistress of disgraced televangelist Jimmy Bakker. During the height of the scandal, she was a regular on ''The Stern Show'' and became...enamoured with Howard, and him to her. Howard was married at the time. He describes in the book as her being one of the biggest temptations to cheat on his wife he ever had, and put a strain on his marraige at the time, even more than the various bimbos who've been naked and butt bongo'd in the studio.

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* TheVamp: Jessica Hahn, Penthouse Pet and former mistress of disgraced televangelist Jimmy Bakker. During the height of the scandal, she was a regular on ''The Stern Show'' and became...enamoured with Howard, and him to her. Howard was married at the time. He describes in the book as her being one of the biggest temptations to cheat on his wife he ever had, and put a strain on his marraige marriage at the time, even more than the various bimbos who've been naked and butt bongo'd in the studio.


He then proceeds to talk about his trials and tribulations chasing women (unsuccessfully mostly) from high school through college, along with experimenting with drugs and his first early attempts and entertaining people. After college, he proceeds a long of string of jobs in radio, slowly cultivating his on-air persona while collecting colleagues along the way (notably Fred Norris and Robin Quivers). The culmination of his radio career leads him to his infamous stint as the afternoon drive DJ at W EEEEEEN BC, where he has a legendary hate/hate relationship with his program director ("Pig Virus") and rivalry with morning DJ Don Imus, while his popularity soars. He is eventually fired, but hired immediately by WXRK, and the bio parts end with him triumphant in the ratings over Imus in morning drive and briefly on his eventual syndication from there.

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He then proceeds to talk about his trials and tribulations chasing women (unsuccessfully mostly) from high school through college, along with experimenting with drugs and his first early attempts and entertaining people. After college, he proceeds a long of string of jobs in radio, slowly cultivating his on-air persona while collecting colleagues along the way (notably Fred Norris and Robin Quivers). The culmination of his radio career leads him to his infamous stint as the afternoon drive DJ at W EEEEEEN BC, where he has a legendary hate/hate relationship with his program director ("Pig Virus") Virus", based on real life radio personality Kevin Metheny) and rivalry with morning DJ Don Imus, while his popularity soars. He is eventually fired, but hired immediately by WXRK, and the bio parts end with him triumphant in the ratings over Imus in morning drive and briefly on his eventual syndication from there.


''Private Parts'' is a 1993 book and adapted 1997 movie by Creator/HowardStern, a mixture of an autobiographical tale from his childhood through the the height of his career in the early '90s on Radio/TheHowardSternShow, plus various inserts detailing various aspects of his show and life. The movie adaptation focused on the autobiographical aspect.

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''Private Parts'' is a 1993 book and adapted 1997 movie by Creator/HowardStern, a mixture of an autobiographical tale from his childhood through to the the height of his career in the early '90s on Radio/TheHowardSternShow, ''Radio/TheHowardSternShow'', plus various inserts detailing various aspects of his show and life. The movie adaptation focused on the autobiographical aspect.


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* BonusMaterial: The paperback has rather large added chapter detailing the books success and media surrounding it, as well as updates on a few items from the book.



* HilariousInHindsight: Howard's defense of Jay Leno in the book, given his hatred for him now.


''Private Parts'' is a 1993 book and adapted 1997 movie by Creator/HowardStern, a mixture of an autobiographical tale from his childhood through the the height of his career in the early 90s on TheHowardSternShow, plus various inserts detailing various aspects of his show and life. The movie adaptation focused on the autobiographical aspect.

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''Private Parts'' is a 1993 book and adapted 1997 movie by Creator/HowardStern, a mixture of an autobiographical tale from his childhood through the the height of his career in the early 90s '90s on TheHowardSternShow, Radio/TheHowardSternShow, plus various inserts detailing various aspects of his show and life. The movie adaptation focused on the autobiographical aspect.


* TeenieWeenie: Discussed throughout the book, as was a staple of his schtick for years. Interestingly, years later, all the male staff members (heh, male staff members) had their penises measured for a show bit...and Howard was in fact, shockingly in the ''normal'' range, and was actually over the median range of the rest of the staff (6 inches if you're really wondering). Turns out it was just a matter of perspective (he's 6'5", so to him...)

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* TeenieWeenie: TeenyWeenie: Discussed throughout the book, as was a staple of his schtick for years. Interestingly, years later, all the male staff members (heh, male staff members) had their penises measured for a show bit...and Howard was in fact, shockingly in the ''normal'' range, and was actually over the median range of the rest of the staff (6 inches if you're really wondering). Turns out it was just a matter of perspective (he's 6'5", so to him...)

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* TeenieWeenie: Discussed throughout the book, as was a staple of his schtick for years. Interestingly, years later, all the male staff members (heh, male staff members) had their penises measured for a show bit...and Howard was in fact, shockingly in the ''normal'' range, and was actually over the median range of the rest of the staff (6 inches if you're really wondering). Turns out it was just a matter of perspective (he's 6'5", so to him...)
** His (now ex) wife always claimed when interviewed that it was in fact normal.

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