radio personality, television host, author, and actor best known for his radio show, which was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2005. He gained wide recognition in the 1990s where he was labeled a "shock jock
" for his outspoken and sometimes controversial style. Stern has been exclusive to Sirius XM Radio, a subscription-based satellite radio
service, since 2006.
The son of a former recording and radio engineer, Stern wished to pursue a career in radio at the age of five.
Don't let the government win.
Whenever I say something, I say it right at the moment I'm thinking it. As soon as I saw Magic Johnson|Magic Johnson's press conference, I said, "Hey, this is bullshit. Why are you idolizing a guy who runs around and is a tremendous womanizer? He's running around having unprotected sex in a day and age when he should know better. I don't think you should treat him as a hero.
I cut my pubes last night. My hairs were getting longer than my penis.
Courage is standing up for what you believe in. There are so many people who aren't willing to stand up. You've got to fight.
What's wrong with being naked? I don't think there's anything wrong with that. I pay my taxes. I'm a good man. I'm a good father - try to be, anyway. I try to do the right things in life.
And if you really want to tame that region (Iraq), I'll tell you what can solve the problem: pussy. Plain and simple. Give 'em strip clubs and whores. Nobody would want to fly a fucking plane into anything. Nobody would want to kill anybody. The problem is, these guys can't even see a woman's ankle. You know what? They just want pussy. They want good porno. They want to beat off. They want Howard Stern.
I still feel like I gotta prove something. ... There are a lot of people hoping I fail. But I like that. I need to be hated.
I'm in a war, a cultural war.