Goodman Can’t Recover


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or any fan of The Howard Stern Show, writing an article commenting on an episode that aired weeks ago is like making a public declaration that you just learned the meaning of FOMO—it’s fucking embarrassing and unacceptable. And yes, I am swearing in the first sentence of this piece to make up for just how unacceptable it is. But now that you are aware that I am aware that John Goodman making an appearance on the March 7th show is very old news, perhaps you can overlook this faux pas long enough so that I may relay some of what transpired to non-Stern fanatics out there (because there are some who walk this Earth).

The truth is, former Stern fans from days of yore (i.e. public radio), you actually don’t need to listen to the four-hour long show anymore to get the gist of what went down. There are multiple sites dedicated to recapping nearly every moment of every segment of every show (including, of course,, so thankfully I was able to find out that John Goodman, among other things, admitted to Howard that he quit drinking eight years ago.