Having always wanted to be a disc-jockey, Howard Stern works his way painfully from radio at his 1970's college to a Detroit station. It is with a move to Washington that he hits on an outrageous off-the-wall style that catches audience attention. Despite his on-air blue talk, at home he is a loving husband. He needs all the support he can get when he joins NBC in New York and comes up against a very different vision of radio. Written by
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On May 23, 2001, Howard Stern said on his radio show that the scene where the Doc Of Rock goofs on him and calls him Big Bird was actually based on an incident with rock vocalist Steve Perry (of the band Journey). Stern recalled, "I walked in and he was on another guy's show . . . and he was like, 'Hey, look at this douchebag'. Remember in my movie the Doc Of Rock is goofing on me? That wasn't based on the Doc Of Rock, that was based on Steve Perry . . . Yeah, he just goofed on me. 'Hey Big Bird, what are you doing?'" See more »
Although the AC/DC concert was set in 1985, Phil Rudd was not yet a member of the band at that time, although he is shown in the scene. IN addition, he can be seen playing using Ahead-brand aluminum drumsticks. These sticks were not introduced until the mid-'90s. See more »
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I tell you, nothing makes a woman hotter than to be with an award-winning filmmaker.
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Closing disclaimer: This motion picture is based, in part, upon actual events, persons and companies. However, numerous of the characters, incidents and companies portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious. See more »
This movie is for everyone including those who "think" that they don't like Howard. It shows Howard as a regular guy who can do some outrageous bits. Some bits you like, some you don't. The two thoughts that I was left with leaving the theatre is 1) he is devoted to his wife and family, 2) he is a success story despite so very many obstacles. Love him or hate, all but the most prudish will enjoy this.
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