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    sternsat.gifQuote:  "He doesn't want you to act mad; he wants you to be mad." Howard Stern's producer, Gary Dell'Abate, quoted in New York Magazine.

    Figure of Speechantithesis (an TIH the sis), the figure of contrasting ideas.

    Howard Stern is heading to satellite radio.  Is he worth the $100 million Sirius will pay him?  Sure he is.  This man keeps it real.  His adenoidal, hormonally challenged audience -- a high proportion of emotionally retarded American males -- wants it real.  His producer uses an antithesis to reveal what Howard wants in his guests:  really real anger.

    But not the strippers he has on his show.  They don't have to be all real.

    Snappy Answer:  "I don't want Howard off the airwaves; I want him off the planet."

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