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Howard Stern's 2nd Act: Master Interviewer

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Howard Stern’s new book, “Howard Stern Comes Again” is a collection of his best radio interviews. He hopes this book will transform the perception of his past crass , short-tempered, juvenile radio DJ persona into a master conversationalist.

I’ve always been a Stern fan and his radio interviews in recent years have been amazing. He has a unique talent of making his guests to relax and feel comfortable and engage them in a real conversation where he can ask the questions most people are wondering about their favorite entertainers, journalists and politicians. His sincerity and sense of humor reassures his guests that his studio dungeon is a safe place for his guests who know a Stern interview will now follow the typical PR interview format.

The beginning of that transformation, Stern says, is easy to chart: The end of his 23-year marriage to Alison Berns in 2001. Miserable and disappointed, fearing how his three daughters would view him, Stern began seeing a psychotherapist four days a week. These life events has enabled Howard Stern to consistently elicit honest emotion and genuine insight from his celebrity guests. It’s real talk.

In his latest book, Stern wrote that “I don’t think I’ve ever tried harder to get a guest than I did with Hillary Clinton in the run-up to the 2016 election.” He said the outcome might have been different had she agreed to talk with him back then. Well, she finally appeared on the Howard Stern to promote hew new book, “The Book of Gutsy Women”, she co-wrote with her daughter Chelsea. Check out her Stern interview below.