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Comedian Larry Miller tells uplifting stories from his own life, in the tradition of great radio raconteurs like Jean Shepherd and Prarie Home Companion. Tune in to the fireside chat for the 21st century. It's time well spent! Larry Miller is best known for roles in Waiting For Guffman, Best in Show and 10 Things I Hate About You, as well as his standup comedy. Now he brings his sharp wit and genteel manner to his very own podcast. And it's the only podcast recorded from inside an extinct volcano!

Comedian Larry Miller tells uplifting stories from his own life, in the tradition of great radio raconteurs like Jean Shepherd and Prarie Home Companion. Tune in to the fireside chat for the 21st century. It's time well spent! Larry Miller is best known for roles in Waiting For Guffman, Best in Show and 10 Things I Hate About You, as well as his standup comedy. Now he brings his sharp wit and genteel manner to his very own podcast. And it's the only podcast recorded from inside an extinct volcano!
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Comedian Larry Miller tells uplifting stories from his own life, in the tradition of great radio raconteurs like Jean Shepherd and Prarie Home Companion. Tune in to the fireside chat for the 21st century. It's time well spent! Larry Miller is best known for roles in Waiting For Guffman, Best in Show and 10 Things I Hate About You, as well as his standup comedy. Now he brings his sharp wit and genteel manner to his very own podcast. And it's the only podcast recorded from inside an extinct volcano!

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Episodes

Maybe Everyone's Crazy (Rebroadcast)

10/19/2019
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Who wants to annoy a doctor? Larry does. Or at least it works out that way. Hear how Larry's crabby day turned into a chance to make someone else happy. Then Larry talks about the Hitchcock classic "Rear Window." And for Poetry Corner, Larry recites another one for OctPOEber, "To One Departed" by Poe. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "I'm not complaining about that. I can if you want."

Duration:00:41:23

Just Be A Hero

10/12/2019
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Larry gives advice for the upcoming Halloween season. Just be a hero and let them have candy. We also hear about the fun of buying Santa Claus a drink and the goofballs at the United Nations. Then Larry talks about the Walter Matthau classic "Hopscotch" and recites the poem "Love's Labour Lost." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "I don't like demons. I don't like devils. I don't like being afraid."

Duration:00:27:06

We Just Want To Pee and Sleep

10/5/2019
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Larry tries to suppress his crankiness as he endures a nearly comical string of wacky hotel rooms in Seattle. Then Larry recites "A Very Short Song" by Dorothy Parker and talks about the great John Wayne movie "The Searchers." Quote of the week: "I'm happy. I always am except when I'm really cranky." LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:50:12

Smiling At The Supermarket (Rebroadcast)

9/28/2019
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Larry has peaceful and nearly spiritual experience at the supermarket and tries to understand why and how to make it happen again. Then, Larry talks about a great scene from the movie "Miller's Crossing" and recites the Shakespeare Sonnet "So Are You To My Thoughts As Food To Life." http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Sonnet 75, that wasn't the first one he wrote. There were 74 before that."

Duration:00:30:48

On The Hunt For Oregano

9/21/2019
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Larry is reverse stalked by a woman at Ralphs while he searches for oregano. Then he recites "Nurse's Song" by William Blake, and talks about the movie "It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World." And if you want, he'll bring you a banana for your monkey. Quote of the week: "He kicked the bucket." https://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:37:59

Larry's First Time Skiing

9/14/2019
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Larry goes skiing, crashes and wakes up thinking he's an Eisenhower. Also, he recites the poem "Destiny" by Emma Lazarus and then talks about the classic movie "Dead End." Quote of the week: "One of your singers here just hit a parked snow plow."

Duration:00:29:36

New Doctors Are A Headache! (Rebroadcast)

8/31/2019
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Larry gives a tribute to John McCain and Neil Simon. Then he talks about being in "The Odd Couple" in high school, and later meeting Neil Simon and starring in one of his plays on Broadway! We also hear about Larry's new doctor and a very gracious parking attendant. And Larry talks about the Clint Eastwood classic "Sudden Impact" and recites "Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep" by Mary Elizabeth Frye. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "It's going to look like you wrote with your...

Duration:00:57:37

I Hate The Beach

8/24/2019
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Larry likes watching the Rifleman and taking a shower more than going to the beach. In his 30 years in Southern California, he's only been to the beach twice. Find out why. Then Larry talks about the classic movie "The Westerners" and recites "A Thing Of Beauty By John Keats." Quote of the week: "It was like the Washington Monument with stairs." https://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:27:09

Never Follow An Animal Act

8/17/2019
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Never follow an animal act and you can't hide a body in the back of smart of a car. These are a few of the pearls of wisdom imparted by Larry on this week's show. Larry also recites "The Outlaws" by Rudyard Kipling and talks about a great moment from the classic spaghetti western "Once Upon A Time In The West." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "It's Latin for OK, if we have to."

Duration:00:25:57

His Friend Didn't Know He Was On Fire

8/10/2019
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Larry talks about how much he loves station wagons and Chevelles! Plus crashing his parents' station wagon and buying himself a brand new Mercury Colony Park wagon! Then hear about Larry's friend who didn't know he was on fire. Speaking of cars, Larry recounts a great scene from the classic Steve McQueen movie "The Getaway."And now, with further ado. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "But he didn't know he was on fire."

Duration:00:42:40

Larry Goes Hitchhiking

8/3/2019
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Hear about the time Larry hitchhiked to college in western Massachusetts. Did he live to tell the tale? Tune in and find out! Then Larry knocks over tent poles in his family car. And find out what to do if a bully kicks sand in your face at the beach! Finally, we hear about the classic musical "Fiddle on the Roof" and Larry recites the poem " When You Are Old" by Yeats. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Fifty dollars is fifty dollars."

Duration:00:36:50

It's Too Hot To Be Happy

7/27/2019
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It's too hot to be happy. That's all there is to it. Yet, Larry makes mirth with tales of some of the hottest and coldest days of his life. In honor of the scorching sun, Larry recites "Summer Sun" by Robert Louis Stevenson. And he talks about the great World War II movie "They Were Expendable." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "It's a-hot out there."

Duration:00:37:16

William Conrad's Pants

7/20/2019
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Larry tells the story of how he almost had to wear William Conrad's pants during his first appearance on The Tonight Show. Then he talks about his favorite scene from the classic movie "Gentleman Jim." And in honor of the heat wave that's gripping the nation, he recites "I Know I Am But Summer To Your Heart" by Edna St. Vincent Millay. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Let's talk about this. Can we turn the cameras off?"

Duration:00:42:22

The Accidental Locksmith

7/14/2019
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Larry can make a duplicate key by eye, but somehow can't identify his own car. Plus a tribute to Alfred E. Newman and Butterfly McQueen. Then Larry talks about the great war movie "Kelly's Heroes" and recites the poem "A Boy And His Dad" by Edgar Albert Guest. Quote of the week: "Martians could land and say, "German?" LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:39:13

Born On The 4th of Ju-Larry (Rebroadcast)

7/5/2019
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Why shooting bottle rockets doesn’t count as college credit, Larry’s dog goes to the dentist and why you should never work with dogs, babies or W.C. Fields. And Larry recites the full poem “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” which is the source of the lyrics for “The Star Spangled Banner.” And on Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks about the Errol Flynn classic, “Robin Hood.” Quote of the week: “The backyard fireworks of his idiot friend.”

Duration:00:55:47

The Disappearing Meat Mystery

6/29/2019
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Larry talks about Casey Stengel testifying before congress and not being able to find the meat in a dish he ordered at a food court. Then he talks about the classic movie "Witness For The Prosecution" and recites the poem "My Heart Is In The Highlands" by Robert Burns. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "The Great Khan would want me to have one."

Duration:00:40:49

For The Love of Bookstores!

6/22/2019
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Larry unsuccessfully tries to get the new Phillip Roth book and waxes nostalgic for his favorite bookstores. Then Larry talks about one of his favorite moments from the Clint Eastwood classic, "The Outlaw Josey Wales." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "And if you don't understand that, you're clearly not married."

Duration:00:37:02

He's Only Handy With Herring!

6/15/2019
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Larry gets a new air conditioner and guess who installed it! Ahem, not him. The we find out if Playboy ever did a "Women of Milleronia" issue. Also, two different waiters tell Larry's he's crazy for asking for herring -- but for opposite reasons. On Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks about the Scarlett Johannsen movie "Lucy." And he recites "A Summer Afternoon" by James Whitcomb Riley. Quote of the week: "This guy really put the wazoo on me." https://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:38:41

The Larrys Of Wrath

6/8/2019
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Larry tells about the many drinking holidays dedicated to him on his remote, secret volcano island. Plus, we hear about Larry's excitement about his family all being under one roof for the summer. Then he talks about the great Henry Fonda movie "The Grapes Of Wrath" and recites the poem "Nature, The Gentlest Mother" by Emily Dickinson. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "I'd just never seen them smile."

Duration:00:32:08

What Is Beach Blanket Bingo?

6/1/2019
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Larry can't figure out if beach blanket bingo is fun or dirty or both. And Larry longs for the house he grew up as he anticipates his two sons coming home next week. Then Larry talks about the classic movie "Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid" and recites the poem, "Midnight On The Great Western" by Thomas Hardy. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "They open the bar at the American Legion and everyone has nine beers."

Duration:00:26:08