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Private Parts by Howard Stern

Private Parts (1993)

by Howard Stern

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  gilsbooks | May 17, 2011 |
A fascinating story. An excellent account of what happens to someone in today's world who has the "Right Stuff" but is told by the establishment and those who employ him he is wrong. The strain a situation like this has on interpersonal relationships and one's psyche is superbly captured in this book. Must recommend whether you agree with the author's viewpoints or not. ( )
  Taurus454 | Jan 23, 2011 |
A decent read. For a guy with a reputation as a shock-jock, he's actually suprisingly down-to-earth. I enjoyed this. ( )
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for ridding me of back pain and
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the two most giving people on the planet.
I thank them for their love, guidance,
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who stuck with me
through thick and thin,
who never gave a shit about material things
or put any pressure on me,
who let me finger her on the first date,
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0671009443, Mass Market Paperback)

It has been said that you either love or loathe Howard Stern, but it's quite possible to love and loathe him after reading this autobiography. Stern sets out to offend as many people as possible (and he succeeds admirably), but two things prevent this book, and Stern, from becoming unbearable. First, he is as candid about himself as he is about the people he attacks. He describes his tortured adolescence, his physical inadequacies, and his sexual proclivities in such breathtaking detail that it's hard not to like the guy. Stern also avoids the bitterness that characterizes many of the "shock-radio" DJs who have attempted to follow in his footsteps. He can be cruel, but he generally reserves cruelty for people whose fame makes them open targets, and the way he dismantles the whole idea of "celebrity" is hilarious. Howard Stern is like the kid at school who could fart the national anthem--you can't help but laugh at what he does, even though you know you shouldn't.

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Yes, The King of All Media is back, letting it all hang out in his outrageous new movie. And here is the book that tracks the odyssey. In Private Parts Stern spills his life story, from his dysfunctional beginnings to his unlikely, turbulent rise to super stardom. In the process, he shares his views on everything from foreign policy to fatherhood and Madonna to masturbation, with lots of lesbians in between. No matter whose side you're on -- Cher's "I hate him. He's just a creep," or Stallone's "I love him. I really love him" -- Stern's brutally frank "Don't ask, I'll tell" tome spares no group or institution. Studded throughout with Howard's favorite photos, pickings from the Hate-Mailbag and illustrations, this is the original, in-your-face manifesto complete with movie art that will once again have fans storming the bookstores...and everyone else running for cover.… (more)

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