Over the weekend it was reported that former Howard Stern Wack-Packer, “Stuttering John” Melendez was able to prank call Donald Trump. He called the White House, told them he was Senator Bob Menendez and Trump actually called him back from Air Force One! You can read the whole story here. I met Stuttering John once at a party when I lived in New York and while he was a nice enough guy, it was obvious that he’s no Brainiac, so the fact that he could breach the White House security is more than a little frightening!
After reading about that I ended up down a rabbit hole on the internet reading articles about Howard Stern and Donald Trump. Stern has interviewed Trump more than anyone before Trump got elected. Below are some online stories about the two of them and the interviews and below that are the weekly MBIP Coming Attractions.
How Howard Stern Owned Donald Trump - This Politco article is a great history of the “Stern-Trump” era. My favorite line in the article is this one: “Stern, of course, welcomed Trump to the show, like Willy Wonka with Augustus Gloop.”
From Angelina Jolie to Kim K, how Donald Trump rates women in new Howard Stern tapes - Quite a creepy moment when Trump says that his daughter Ivanka is much better looking than Charlize Theron. His take on Kim Kardashian? “She’s got a huge trunk...it’s seriously big.”
Howard Stern Tells David Letterman On Netflix About The Time Donald Trump Rated Ivanka Trump “A 10” - In a recent interview with David Letterman, Stern recalls yet another creepy moment when Trump rated his own daughter a “10.”
The Trump Files: Donald and Melania’s Creepy, Sex-Filled Interview With Howard Stern - The creepiness continues in the Mother Jones article when Trump called in to the show with his then girlfriend, Melania in 1999. Trump says this to Stern regarding Melania, “She is actually naked, it’s a thing of beauty.” What a class act.
Howard Stern Show — Howard Stern Reflects on Trump's Rise to Power - Howard’s show the morning after Trump won the election. To me, Ronnie the Limo Driver is the quintessential Trump fan who excitedly yells, “Grab her by the pussy!” Howard, who supported Hillary Clinton, says he wishes the best for Trump. Time will change this thinking.
Howard Stern Tells Trump To ‘Get The F**k Out’ Of The White House: ‘Go Back To Mar-A-Lago' - After watching the Stormy Daniels interview on “60 Minutes” last March, Stern changed his thought process from wishing his old friend well, to telling him on-air to “Get the fuck out of the White House.”
Last night I attempted to go to the new Rumberger’s on Main Street but when I got there it was closed due to air-conditioning trouble! So I had to improvise and I headed up the street to Ulrich’s Rebellion Room and had a great Ribeye sandwich and a fun evening. Tuesday will feature the first road trip of the MBIP 13 months of chicken tour, so tune in to see where I end up with Scott Turley behind the wheel! Wednesday is the 4th of July and I have a fitting post for that day coming up, it’s a surprise, so you’ll have to wait and see! Thursday I’m going to have photos from the Peoria Riverfront Museum’s 6th Annual 4th of July Backyard BBQ Party. On Friday we’re going to continue the new MBIP Drink of the Week series at Mike’s Tavern in West Peoria. Saturday Suggestions will feature places for two summer treats, chili dogs and ice cream. Okay, I have to get ready for the first chicken road trip now, have a wonderful and funderful Sunday and we’ll see you all tomorrow!
WEEKLY CHURCH OF ROCK PLUGOLA!
I do a weekly MBIP segment on the radio show The Church Of Rock which is broadcast live on Sunday nights, worldwide out of Oregon on Sunday nights. Every week I pick a song and give a little talk about it before the song is played on the show. The hosts of the show are Rev. Derek Moody (some of you know him as Bloody Mess) and Sister Tracy. The show starts at 9PM CST and my segment will air around 9:15PM! The song I chose for this week is "Millionaire" by The Mekons. I'm going to be telling the story of how I met Sally Timms, who sings that song when I had just moved to New York City. You can listen live by streaming from the KSKQ website right here! You should also check out the Church of Rock YouTube channel with archived interviews with everyone from GG Allin to Davy Jones!