This revealing look at the life and career of Howard Stern examines his role as a champion of free speech and his amazing success at bringing his own unique brand of "reality" radio to the airwaves.
• Includes a timeline of the key events in the life of Howard Stern
• Presents photographs of Stern at key moments in his career
About the Author
Rich Mintzer is a freelance author and journalist with over 50 published nonfiction books to his credit.
Table of Contents
Series Foreword vii
Timeline: Events in the Life of Howard Stern xix
Chapter 1 The Early Years 1
Chapter 2 Syndication, the FCC, Television, and Politics 19
Chapter 3 Branching Out: Best-Selling Books, a Hit Film (Plus a Very Scary Fan) 33
Chapter 4 From Syndication to Sirius Satellite Radio to a Film Festival: With Artie But without Alison 47
Chapter 5 Howard TV, the Women in Stern's World, and the Celebrity Wedding 67
Chapter 6 The World of Howard Stern: The Radio (and HTV) Family 79
Conclusion: The Contributions of Howard Stern 99
Further Reading 101