This Week with Larry Miller Podcast
Haiku Contest Winner Announced!05/20/15
The biggest news since Napoleon ripped his bone apart, we announce the winner of our haiku contest! Then, for Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks about the movie version of Arsenic and Old Lace. Plus, some tales of Larry's days as a school kid and his...
Victory In Europe!
Larry revisits V-E day on its 70th anniversary. And find out why there are three crushed beer cans under the bed! On Poetry Corner, Larry reads "Boy At The Window" by Richard Wilbur and talks about "The Great Escape" on Magic Movie Moment. Quote of...
More Doggie Tales
Larry can't stop feeding his dog. He's not complaining. He's just saying. We discuss the evolution of ketchup, but not catsup. And on Poetry Corner, Larry recites Rondel of Merciless Beauty by Geoffrey Chaucer and on Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks...
Your Life Is A Little Adventure
Larry talks about how you don't have to climb Mt. Everest to have an adventure. Then we hear about the new happy hour buffet on Milleronia. And Larry discusses the history of the happy hour, not to be confused with a smoker. On Magic Movie Moment,...
The Road To Milleronia
Larry goes on the road to Milleronia with a quick stop in Hong Kong (circa 1962!). We read more listener Haikus and then Larry talks about his fascination with Abe Lincoln. If there's a bad Lincoln Highway joke, we haven't heard it! On Poetry Corner,...
Larry Goes Nuts For Golf
Larry talks about why he passed up a chance to play on the Masters' golf course. Also, tales of having too much to drink in England. Then we do a tribute to the great comedian Stan Freberg and cancer fighter Lauren Hill. Plus we hear more about...
Where's The Easter Parade?
Larry ponders the demise of the Easter Parade and talks about where Easter eggs come from. And find out what a "chicken flicker" is and why you probably don't want to be one. Plus, Larry talks about The Charge of The Light Brigade on Poetry Corner and...
Laurel And Hardy And Larry
Larry talks about the classic Laurel and Hardy short "The Movie Box" and tell you where to find the stairs featured in the movie! Plus we hear about Larry's earliest days as a driver, as well as his recent trip with his son to the DMV. Then Larry...
Don't Drink Like Men And Pay Like Boys
Larry imparts some drinking lessons he learned as a young comic in New York in the 1970s. (You might also learn to curtsy.) Plus we hear about actor Gregory Walcott, who was in 300 TV shows, but is often remembered for his role in Plan 9 From Outer...
Three E-Z Rules For St. Patrick's Day
Larry imparts three simple rules to follow for a drunk but safe St. Patrick's Day. Does it include driving to Florida? Not likely. Then Larry finds out he was closer to Wonder Woman than he'd thought. Larry also recites "All Nature Has A Feeling" by...
Daylight Raving Time!
Larry expresses his love of daylight saving time. Then we hear why Larry stopped talking malaria medicine in India, Larry recites "Ode on Solitude" by Alexander Pope for Poetry Corner and finally, he talks about the classic movie "The Hustler."Quote...
Mr. Spock's Uncle Lou
We say goodbye to Leonard Nimoy and give a little tour inside the burger joint on Milleronia. We try to figure out if some like it hot, then Larry recites "An Hymn To The Morning" by Phillis Wheatley and we hear about the movie "The Music Man." Leg...
You're A Star, Stupid!
Larry reviews the Oscars and encourages actors to get in touch with their inner Connery! We once again commiserate with our winter-weary friends back east with a snow joke plus "Ice and Fire" by the poet Edmund Spenser. Then Larry talks about the...
St. Valentine Is A Chump & A Plan To Save Boston
Larry airs his beefs with St. Valentine and reveals a fiendishly clever plan to save Boston from its deluge of snow. And we get a musical question from boy tenor Larry J. Miller? And to help warm the hearts of snowed in Bostonianites, Larry recites...
Top Secret Episode!
We smuggle another episode out of Larry's secret evil guy lair! Larry talks about how writing is the hardest thing ever and we try to come up with a "break a leg" expression for writers. We are unsuccessful because that is writing, which is the...
Larry Miller Goes Indie!
Larry has taken his podcast independent! This is the first episode recorded at his secret lair inside an extinct volcano on The Island of Milleronia. And then he explains his week and half absence. Was it mischief? Machinations? Malarkey? Or none of...
A Quick Hello From Boca Raton!
Just a quick message from The Great Fivefectorator to say thanks for your patience and support! He's out of town, but there will be a new episode soon!
Ursula Andress vs. Jimmy Crack Corn
Larry mourns the loss of the beautiful Ursula Andress and discusses exactly why it is that Jimmy cracks corn. Then Larry recites Good By by Emerson and talks about Andress' famous bikini scene from the James Bond movie Dr. No. And Larry once again...
I'll Kill You and Other Funny Things Larry's Friends Say
Larry looks back fondly at when his late friend Taylor Negron said he would kill him. We also give a tribute to Donna Douglas, Bess Meyerson and Rod Taylor. On Poetry Corner, Larry recites some Tennyson and then talks about Breakfast At Tiffany's on...
Larry's Sexy Short-Sleeved Special!
Won't someone stand up for the short-sleeved shirt? Yes, Larry will! Then Larry talks about finally paying off the mortgage on his house and how it gave him just a smidgen of pride. We hear a great recitation of Her Voice on Poetry Corner and hear...
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More informationLarry Miller is best known for his stand-up comedy and unforgettable roles in films such as Waiting For Guffman, Best in Show and 10 Things I Hate About You. Now he brings his sharp wit and genteel manner to his very own podcast, This Week With Larry Miller!
Each week, Larry tells stories from his own life, in the tradition of great American radio raconteurs like Jean Shepherd and Garrison Keilor. Miller’s tales are smart without being stuffy or hostile, and uplifting without being naive.