1 Biggest Mouths. Rush Limbaugh and Howard Stern, whose combined 40 hours a week of taunting talk, schoolyard humor and bracing political incorrectness made radio the year's hot -- and hot air -- medium. But mere radio couldn't contain these two word warriors. Limbaugh reworked his sprightly right-wing monologues into a potent TV series and two top-selling books. Stern, whose autobiography was also a chart topper, planned to end the year with a lavish, lurid pay- cable special. If the Fox Network has any money left after its N.F.L. spending binge, Stern could also become a late-night TV host -- hence...

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