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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Mary McCormack originally did not want to accept the role of Alison because of Howard Stern's controversial reputation. She accepted the chance to audition only because she wanted to meet director Betty Thomas. When McCormack told Thomas that she was refusing the role, Thomas encouraged her to listen to Stern's radio show and meet him in person. McCormack became a fan of the show and accepted the role. See more »
While Howard is in Washington DC, he helps a woman have an orgasm over the air. When this happens, the scene shows a car with New York plates jump the curb at an intersection along E 189th St in the Bronx. The radio station in Washington DC was local and not syndicated so somebody in New York couldn't be listening. See more »
[after winning a student film competition]
I tell you, nothing makes a woman hotter than to be with an award-winning filmmaker.
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Kenny talks about his life after Howard, which eventually becomes a rant about how horrible Howard is. See more »
This gem of a flick is the great Rockyesque story of shock jock Howard Stern's rise to fame and infamy. I was thinking this film was gonna really suck going by a lot of the movie previews prior to its release, but I was sorely and happily mistaken.
The film is perfectly structured, perfectly written, and it's absolute travesty that Howard wasn't nominated for an Oscar for best actor! Here's what the Oscar nominees shoulda been for this film: Howard Stern for Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Private Parts also manages to take a fresh approach on the old "woman having a noisy orgasm" comedy scene. Yes, this flick is one of the few cases where the movie is actually better than the book. Over, out, and all that jazz.
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