Robert Schimmel Arrested

Robert Schimmel, the caustic comic known for his candid talk about his health and personal problems on the Howard Stern Show, has been arrested, the Daily News reports. Stand-up comedian Robert Schimmel was busted for allegedly beating up his wife, TMZ reported Saturday. The X-rated funnyman was being held on $50,000 bail after cops were called to […]

Joan Rivers Q & A

After Joan Rivers signed copies of her books in New Milford, she took time to answer questions from two reporters. Here’s what I asked. ME: How’s the book tour going? JOAN RIVERS: “I’m having a good time. I love both books. Both books came out the way I wanted them to come out. That makes […]

New Jersey to Blame for Artie Lange Relapse

Artie Lange explained his descent  back into heroin addiction on this morning’s Howard Stern Show on Sirious satellite radio. “I fell off the heroin wagon, as we call it,” Lange said. The tubby comic said he started snorting heroin again 7 weeks ago — but didn’t use while on a USO trip in Afghanistan. Lange’s […]

Gary Dell’Abate Denies Soldier Diss

In a posting yesterday on the Stern Fan Network, Greenwich’s Gary “Baba Booey” Dell’Abate (I’m sure my RSS feed is a mess having to sort through that last name), says that he did not refuse an autograph to a U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan. For non-Howard Stern geeks out there, Gary is the longtime producer of the […]

Baba Booey Disses A Soldier?

  A bunch of Howard Stern-related folks ventured to Afghanistan this week to entertain the troops. They included Artie Lange, Jimmy Florentine, the great Dave Atell and longtime Howard Stern Show producer Gary “Baba Booey” Dell’Abate, who lives in cozy Greenwich, CT. There’s a story circulating the ol’ Internet today from a soldier named Stephens […]

Why did Kenneth Keith Die?

  PhillyMag.com has a long piece today  about the last days of Howard Stern wackpacker Kenneth Keith Kallenbach. Kenneth Keith first gained infamy during an appearance on Stern’s old WWOR show, where he tried to blow smoke out of his eyes. It was bizarre television before television went completely bizarre and Kenneth Keith’s earnest, real-life […]

NT Shout Out on Howard Stern

   Hey my interview with Richard Christy of “The Howard Stern Show” received a mention today from the Howard 100 news team on Sirius. I just listened to it (Lisa G read it) and this blurb was posted on Stern’s Web site. Richard Christy lands in the pages of The News Times of Connecticut, where […]