This Week with Larry Miller Podcast
Are You Hungry?07/16/14
Larry talks about being concerned for his kids, but not really wanting to say anything. So, he just asks Are you hungry? There's nothing in life that a piece of homemade pie can't make better. On Poetry Corner, we hear from Elizabeth Barrett Browning...
Larry talks about his latest stay in the hospital and confesses his adoration for cowboy film legend Hopalong Cassidy. On Poetry Corner, he recites Life by Charlotte Bronte Quote Of The Week: I'd give out two or three hundred drinks for free.
Ode To Eli Wallach
Larry contrasts the greatness of actor Eli Wallach to the somewhat less-great new Transformers movie.And on Poetry Corner, we hear If We Must Die by Claude McKay. Plus we get a little loosey goosey! Quote Of The Week: A goose is, frankly, a terrible...
Mighty Joe Larry
Larry loves some Mighty Joe Young and we hear about how giant monkey love conquers all. Larry also recites A Gleam of Sunshine by Wordsworth. Plus, we get a new segment, the Bowling Ball Update! Quote Of The Week: She sits a good bench. Producer:...
Lord Larry's Cup
Larry gives some love to the Stanley Cup. Then Larry recites I Am In Need Of Music by Elizabeth Bishop. Plus, we hear about the movie Life With Father and get a hint of a Father's Day story right before we run out of time. We'll save it for next week!...
Shout And Punch And Just Have Fun
Larry talks about his son's high school graduation and his rapid am-scray to Ance-fray. Then we hear about how Larry hates modern architecture and why to fight fire with not fire. He does a tribute to Maya Angelou on Poetry Corner and talks about the...
Getting Weighed At A Wedding
Larry has tremendous trouble finding a tailor before a wedding. Plus a BONUS Joke Of The Week! Then Larry talks about High Plains Drifter and recites The Arrow & The Song by Wordsworth. Quote Of The Week: Gee, that guy doesn't look like he's from...
Larry Makes Bedroom Eyes!
Larry talks about his days in the marching band. And he discusses bedroom eyes and asks if anyone makes them better than Barbara Feldon. Then we do a Memorial Day tribute with The Best Years of Our Lives on Magic Movie Moment and an inspired...
Who Likes To Be Scared?
Larry doesn't get why people like scary things and practical jokes. Which leads into a surprising history of the whoopee cushion. We hear about the movie The Haunting and Larry recites the poem A Grain of Sand. Producer: Colonel Jeff Fox Audio...
Don't Both Be Crazy At The Same Time
Larry's tribute to mothers! Well, except for the one that dies during The Joke Of The Week. But she gave her life so that the premise of an hilarious joke could be set up. Hear about Guess Who's Coming To Dinner and great Mother's Day presents,...
Bald of Fire aka Bald Blitzkrieg
Larry talks about a great, underrated movie, Ball of Fire from 1942. Plus, we hear poem by Poe, and introduce a new update segment! Quote Of The Week: Shouldn't I go to work and get food for the children? Yes, yes, fine. Producer: Colonel Jeff Fox...
A Streetcar Named Larry
Larry talks about the toupees how wore for Adam Carolla's new movie. Then we hear about his love of Streetcar Named Desire, Robert Service's poem about home and love and why pencils never freeze in Buffalo. Quote Of The Week: It's a stick of matter....
What It Means To Be In The Zumbeyes
Larry tells stories about singing (and drinking) with his college acapella group The Zumbeyes. Then he talks about The Greatest Story Ever Told and recites If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking by Emily Dickinson. Quote Of The Week: Fury was not a shy...
Larry Miller and Other Misfits
Larry talks about the great movie The Misfits, starring Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. Plus yet another drunk in a bar joke, so-so golfing in Hawaii and time spent at Motel 2. For The Poetry Corner, Larry recites A Character by Wordsworth. Producer:...
Happy Trails To Mickey Rooney
We bid a fond farewell to veteran actor Mickey Rooney as well as comedian John Pinette. Then Larry recites the poem Marine's Hymn and talks about his son, who has enlisted in the Marines. And we also learn that when it comes to food preparation, eight...
The Never Year Itch
Larry cheats on his wardrobe, but never on his wife. He doesn't have the desire to cheat and doesn't even understand how it works. Plus a Joke Of The Week courtesy of friend of the show Greg Fitzsimmons! Then we hear about that famous Marilyn Monroe...
Larry Gets A Pedicure
Larry cops to getting a pedicure--and liking it! We discuss how much wood a wood chuck would chuck and also that they are the same thing as groundhogs. We feature a new poet on poetry corner, Rupert Brooke's 1914 V: The Soldier. Finally, Larry talks...
Mirthquake In Larryland!
Larry talks about the recent LA earthquake and we hear a good joke from Larry's accountant! (Don't worry, he has an impressive comedy pedigree for an accountant.) Also Larry tells of his love for the 1939 version of Jesse James. On The Poetry Corner,...
Little Princess Larry
Larry tells of his love of the Shirley Temple movie The Little Princess, which he says makes you happy against your own will. We also hear of his love of the return of daylight savings time. Then Larry recites the poem When I Have Fear by John Keats....
Oscar Recap! (From 1935)
The early worm gets trapped in Larry's pool in the most worm-laden episode to date. Plus, Larry talks about how much he loves the movie Captain Blood. Then he recites another poem by John Clare, I Am. Quote Of The Week: Which is another reason I never...
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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.