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Greg Giraldo tribute all day today on Raw Dog Comedy

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Greg Giraldo
Comedian Greg Giraldo died yesterday at the age of 44 after a lethal overdose of prescription drugs. In remembrance to Giraldo's life and legacy, Sirius XM Radio's Raw Dog Comedy will air a day-long tribute to the popular comedian.
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BTLS Contract: Bubba seems bleak about re-signing with Sirius XM

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Bubba Contract Countdown
With three major talk radio personalities currently in negotiations with Sirius XM Radio Inc. it seems that Bubba The Love Sponge is the most negative in his prospects of re-signing with the satellite radio provider.

Oh sure, Howard Stern says he's "pretty sure" he's leaving the satcaster, and Opie called Sirius XM's offer "an insult" - but Bubba is giving more definitive hints, including a countdown clock (pictured above) featured on the homepage of his website.
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Kevin Smith joins The Virus, show debuts this Saturday

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Kevin Smith
I know this may be "old news" to some folks - afterall Kevin Smith made the announcement on the air on The Opie & Anthony Show two days ago - but I figured some folks may not have seen it.

Kevin Smith will be bringing his popular SModcast program to The Virus, starting this Saturday.
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Joe Namath joins Sirius XM for the NFL season

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Joe Namath
While some shock jocks are in the midst of contract negotiations, it looks like there's money in the coffers for big-name sports talent. Case in point: NFL legend Joe Namath.
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Barack Obama on Sirius XM (PHOTO/AUDIO)

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Barack Obama on Sirius XM
Sirius XM's own Joe Madison (aka "The Black Eagle") interviewed President Barack Obama in the Oval Office in a special that aired earlier this morning on The Power (XM channel 169, Sirius Internet Radio channel 820).
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Will Bubba the Love Sponge leave Sirius XM too?

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Bubba The Love Sponge
Fans aren't only concerned with Opie & Anthony and Howard Stern renewing their contracts with Sirius XM Radio Inc., but now rumors are heating up that Bubba The Love Sponge might be leaving satellite radio in favor of internet radio.
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Beth wants Howard Stern to retire

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Howard Stern
While no self respecting "shock jock" will publicly admit that their significant-other would influence a multimillion dollar contract negotiation, that might just be the case for Howard Stern's deal with Sirius XM Radio Inc.

"I'm the bad guy here," Beth Stern told OK!

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O&A contract negotiations with Sirius XM heat up, Opie calls offer a "joke"

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Thumbnail image for Opie & Anthony and Mel Karmazin
Opie and Anthony's contract with Sirius XM Radio Inc. expires on October 1st and it doesn't seem like the two parties are close to coming to an agreement. On Wednesday, Opie wrote on his Twitter that the current offer on the table from the satcaster was "a joke and an insult."
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Opie & Anthony Program Director Steve Carlesi terminated by Sirius XM

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Steve Carlesi
Steve Carlesi, Program Director of The Opie & Anthony Show, was let go by Sirius XM Radio Inc. according to a report by FMQB.

Carlesi confirmed that his position was terminated on his Facebook page.
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Bob Schimmel memorial special to air on Howard 101 tonight

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Bob Schimmel
Comedian and frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show, Bob Schimmel, will be remembered tonight in a special memorial broadcast on Howard 101.

Robert Schimmel was involved in a car accident and died on Friday. He was 60 years old.
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