OST OCD - "Private Parts"

Enough dicking around. MediaMax is still sucking, so here’s what I’m going to do. I mentioned awhile back that I have a RapidShare account. The downside of that (for you) is if you don’t have an account, you have to wait something like 45 seconds to download, and you’re limited to how many downloads you can do. I didn’t want to hassle you with all that crap, but it’s sucking that I’m not able to post.

What I decided to do for now is go ahead and use RapidShare. I’ll put all posted songs in one zip file. You can download that, check the songs out, then do what you want with the ones you like. Personally, I usually like to listen to a little bit of a song before I download the whole thing, so I hope this method will work for the time being.

Moving on.

Like I started to say before I was so rudely interrupted, I want to sample a couple of tracks from the “Private Parts” soundtrack. “Private Parts,” for those who may not know, was the 1997 film based on Howard Stern’s 1993 autobiography of the same name. And if you’re not sure who Howard Stern is, I will refer you to his Wiki entry. You can also check out HowardStern.com to see the type of stuff that happens on his Sirius Satellite Radio show.

“Private Parts” premiered at the top of the box-office in its opening weekend with a gross of $14.6 million. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, most notably from Siskel and Ebert, who were frequent guests of Stern's radio show. Some critics, however, claimed the film glossed over his use of sexual and racial humor.

For his performance, Stern won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for “Favorite Male Newcomer.” He was also nominated for a Golden Satellite Award for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy.”

Your basic plot synopsis, from Rotten Tomatoes :
Radio's larger-than-life bad boy, and self-proclaimed “King of All Media,” Howard Stern exposes his “Private Parts” in this adaptation of his best-selling autobiography. Tracing his evolution from hopelessly geeky student to top-rated shock jock, the film not only chronicles his legendarily off-color on-air demeanor (Lesbian Dial-a-Date; frequent nude guests) and his continuous battles with management over content and co-hosts, but it also examines his unexpectedly touching and sincere relationship with his wife, Alison.
What I like about the soundtrack, in addition to the little skits between songs, is the mix of old and new contributions. Were this disk an LP, Side 1 would feature newer artists such as Marilyn Manson and a collaboration between LL Cool J and members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, while Side 2 would be the classics Howard probably played back in his days at WCCC.

To give you the full effect, I’ve picked a fair range of things from this disk: The opening skit, “Pig Virus” features an anti-Stern rant by Paul Giamatti, in his role as Kenny Rushton, the WNBC program director. “The Great American Nightmare,” a collaboration between Rob Zombie and Stern, is the current opening theme for the radio show. The live ACDC song, I think, comes from a Stern appearance in New York, although I’m not certain about that.

~“Pig Virus” (skit)
~“The Great American Nightmare” Rob Zombie with Howard Stern
~“Hard Charger” Porno for Pyros
~“You Shook Me All Night Long (live)” AC/DC

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At 3:07 PM , Blogger Luzo Orbit said...

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