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The Howard Stern Show, Wild On E!, And Girls Gone Wild - Remember The Good Ol' Days Of Late Nights Watching E!

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Recently I was reminiscing with a pal about the good ol’ days of yesteryear. More specifically, how early we had to wake up to get to high school in time. Those hours were insane! Homeroom started at I believe 7:20 for us, which meant my alarm was going off probably around 6, 6:15. Nowadays I only wake up in the 6 o’clock hour if I have a flight to catch, but that was the norm, every single day, for years. Talking about that led to bringing up how tired we would be every day, and one of the reasons we were so tired was because of the E! network. That fucking channel, I tell you what, they knew EXACTLY what they were doing. They had back-to-back Howard Stern show episodes on from 11-11:30 and 11:30-midnight, and then they went right into a great show called “Wild On”, all while mixing in “Girls Gone Wild” commercials in between. It was every 14 year old’s wet dream, no pun intended.

The Howard Stern Show was something else. Truly incredible television, and it is amazing how they got away with showing 80% of it. Sure they blurred out the nudity, but the graphic nature of it would get pulled off television so fast in these PC times it would make your head spin. They would have girls dildo’ing each other casually on cable television at 11pm.

Oh and real quick, RIP Girls Gone Wild VHS commercials.

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Then midnight would hit…and you’d see this:

I mean what?!?

This was back in the day before WiFi. When you would have to use the family computer and dial up to get online. Seeing this on your standard definition, 13 inch TV was basically like seeing an Asa Akira movie:

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And that’s why every male around my age (29) went to school tired as hell all the time.

Which brings me to why I started writing this blog in the first place: Brooke Burke.

Brooke Burke was the host of Wild On, and was just a delight!  She took us around the world, from Rio to Australia to the Dominican Republic and beyond, showing us how locals partiedddddddd

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And now?

Brooke Burke is a healthy 46 years old and has not missed a beat. An absolute missile.

Been over a decade since she stole my heart, and she just stole it again. Thank you E! network for all you did, and for single-handily being responsible for keeping the Kleenex industry in business as well.

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