Great Job, Internet!: Boy George, 55 today, once sat down for a heart-to-heart with Howard Stern

Boy George, the Culture Club singer whose androgynous appearance and outlandish comments to the press made him a lightning rod for controversy in the 1980s, turns 55 today. The man behind “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” and “Karma Chameleon” has endured numerous legal, personal, and substance abuse problems over the decades but remains active in the music industry to this day.

Back in 1993, despite some doubts on the part of his understandably nervous manager, Boy George agreed to sit down for a comprehensive interview with shock jock Howard Stern. In those days, Stern was allowing remote-controlled cameras into his radio studio for a popular series on E! Entertainment Television. That show proved so popular that basic cable channel gave him a short-lived spinoff series called The Howard Stern Interview, focusing on one-on-one discussions with various celebrities. Luckily, footage of the Boy George episode has been uploaded to …

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