The other day South Shore Turtlegirl published this blog about a guy named Shane Hoban who was advertised as one of Boston’s hottest up and coming comedians by 2 Twenty 2 Comedy Club where he was scheduled to perform on Friday.
It never ended up happening after these text messages he sent to a woman who rejected him were made public.
Then he attempted to gain sympathy by telling people he was relapsing after his actions got his show cancelled.
Anyway, I texted him on Thursday when I first saw this story offering him a chance to share his side of the story after SSTG blogged about him. But I never heard back from him until he called me today. Here’s a review of our 20 minutes conversation:
- I invited him to come on YouTube Live with me if he wants to issue a public apology and share his side of the story
- He told me the blog about him was causing people to call and harass his mother, even though she is not mentioned in the blog, we have no idea what her name is, we didn’t explain how to reach her, and that’s not SSTG’s style
- He accused me of being a teacher who lost my job for sexually assaulting students, demanded that the blog come down, and said that he would be calling his attorney if I don’t.
- I told him we could do this the easy way or the hard way. I informed him that I was the only person right now willing to do anything to help him restore what’s left of his reputation. I told him I would allow him to come on the show and suggested he issue this woman a real apology, and I would ask turtle riders to leave his mother out of it (even though none of you are actually harassing her). So he could take me up on my generous offer OR he could go the route where he pretends that him and I are on the same moral level by making up fairy tales about me sexually assaulting teenagers.
- He asked me why I’d let him do that, and said that he thinks I’d only do so to make myself look good. I told him that makes no sense and that the reason I do it is because I believe in redemption.
- He told me he needed a few days to think about it and he’d get back to me.
The ball is in his court. Right now I’m convinced he’s learned nothing and got exactly what he deserved. He’s way more concerned with having the blog removed and doesn’t seem to blame himself at all. So basically he’s thinking about himself instead of reflecting on how his behavior and shitty life choices got himself into this situation in the first place. He’s also using his mother as an excuse, even though our blog had nothing to do with that. If we took the blog down it would protect him, not her. So he’s not really thinking of her at all right now.
We will see what he decides to do, stay tuned.
P.S. No Live show tonight due to Bruins.
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Does he really live in the north end
Saw him in December at a hall in Wilmington, he sucked, dont thik he said anything funny, in fact people were getting up to go piss and buy drinks while he was on stage. Loser
Another one bites the bag !
Unfunny, untalented, and obviously can’t get a date if his life depended on it, unless it’s a blowup doll. What a chode
I saw this clown in a comedy show back in December. It was some place in Wilmington. I don’t think he said anything that was funny at all. In fact people were getting up and going to the bathroom and going to the bar while his routine was on. As far as I can see, the guy’s a loser.
Need a paint brush and a bucket of bowel movement! Paint him with bowel movement!
Shane Hobknob, take this as the best advise anyone has ever given you. We have seen ratchets respond in a multitude of ways and its no surprise you have chosen about a half a dozen we see regularly. As Uncle said, no one has threatened your mother, if they have , why aren’t you out there ready to bust heads? Could it be, b/c you’re lying through your teeth? And a Lawyer, give us his or her name, do you know how many ratchets in Mass and the Boston burbs say they got an attorney on speed dial? We know its BS and you do too. And TBS made you relapse? No Shane, you got caught being a douche to a woman, got called out, and now reaping the repercussions. Nothing more nothing less.
Uncle is being honest though, not about him looking good or anything. That’s a panic projection. As a matter of fact, Uncle cannot even guarantee that an apology will work. What will work is, if you do come on and apologize, he will express that it takes a lot to do so and that in doing so, maybe you are worthy of another chance. Some TBS riders will say BS, but allot will go with Uncle’s sentiment and say give you a second chance. The apology needs to be sincere or else you’ll get put through the ringer again.
So consider you options. Research folks who have apologized or admitted their bad ways in the past. You will see that TBS stood by its word and took down a blog or two. If you continue to make idol toothless threats it will only make it worse and end up with follow up blogs just like the second one on you tonight. You can control your destiny Shane. Choose wisely.
Why are you censoring Mr “anti censorship”?
Not surprised at all. This is exactly what he does. The kid is a selfish piece of shit. The stories this kid tells is mind boggling. It’s even funnier when he actually thinks people believes his bullshit. It’s never his fault and I will 100% stand by my previous statement that he never EVER had or has a drug and/or alcohol problem. I can also guarantee he would be petrified to step foot in the Old colony projects and was never there. But he so desperately wishes he had some form of street cred that he drops that name to act like a bad ass. Which in itself is insane. This kid is FUCKED!
Shane Hoban, Shame Hoboman, Chain Chobani, whatever. Gonna get an attorney? I bet Richard N. Vulva, Esq., who follows TBS, would be open to represent you… for a fee, as Mike Gaffney would too. But that rapper/stand-up career ain’t paying well, is it? You _DO_ know that those texts you sent those women, could legitimately be used in a sexual harassment lawsuit against you, don’t you? Or be the impetus of a restraining order? Perhaps you’re interested in amassing more Google trophies before you’re locked up for good.
Take Uncle Turtleboy’s advice. If you apologize, though, you better f***ing mean it. And YOU leave YOUR mother out of it! I have to believe she raised you better than you’re exhibiting of late.
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