Sometimes you just catch Howard at the right moment. That's what happened to Jay - a high school sophomore who wanted Howard's endorsement for class president.
Howard called into the school and was patched through to the school's intercom. He endorsed Jay, promising that he would unite the popular kids and the geeks and claiming that jay smelled good.
Jay won in a landslide victory.... More
What Howard's done for the history of radio just and the American culture in general is just more openness, facing sexuality and talking about it, laughing at it, having fun with it. It's very poignant.