Sirius as a Motherfucker: Howard Stern Enters the Future

A tally of word usage on Howard Stern’s first day on Sirus Satellite Radio, from 6:01 a.m., when the show opened with an all-flatulence rendition of Richard Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra,” until it ended at 11:15 a.m.:

· Fuck and its variants (e.g. ‘fucking,’ ‘motherfucker,’ etc.): 65
· Asshole: 30 (N.B.: Stern’s call-in number contains this word.)
· Bullshit: 14
· Shit: 13
· Cunty: 10
· Bukkake: 9
· Pussy: 8
· Cock: 7
· Bitch: 3
· Tits: 2
· Goddamn: 2
· Cum: 1
· Boner: 1

Matt Haber