‘Online Sweetheart’: Live & Mediocre

January 25, 2012
Photo: The Howard Stern Show

The crew listened to a Midwestern newscast using Benjy and Elisa’s “Online Sweetheart” song as a bed–Howard couldn’t understand why: “It’s not a good song.” Benjy agreed: “It’s a great song.” Robin refused to say anything emasculating–offering an impartial “It has a melody.” So Fred registered the final word: “It’s a mediocre song…in his apartment, it’s a hit.” Howard told Benjy to try writing another: “Come back with your ‘Sgt. Peppers.’ “