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The All New Dennis Miller Option

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Join Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller, his A-list friends, and his “Guy Friday" Christian Bladt each week for their uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else on their minds.

Join Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller, his A-list friends, and his “Guy Friday" Christian Bladt each week for their uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else on their minds.

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United States

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Join Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller, his A-list friends, and his “Guy Friday" Christian Bladt each week for their uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else on their minds.

Language:

English


Episodes

S2 E189: Out of Options : Our Final Episode (with Dana Carvey)

12/15/2020
For the final episode of The Dennis Miller Option, Dennis welcomes his friend Dana Carvey, who talks about starting his podcast, his Joe Biden impression, Hugh Grant in "The Undoing", "The Queen's Gambit", David Spade, Cameo, Virtue signaling and sad signaling, Gavin Newson, Dr. Fauci and Obama impressions, parenting and more! Then, he chats with Christian and Lindsey, who describes watching Dennis's film "Bordello of Blood" with her boyfriend's parents. They also listen to voicemails from...

Duration:00:56:25

S2 E188: BillBerg : Comedians Bill Burr and Aaron Berg

12/10/2020
Dennis talks to comedian Bill Burr about his most recent Netflix special, recently hosting SNL, how people used to never talk politics and now we live in a time where unfunny people try to determine what comedians say, that cancel culture has made him a better comic, and figuring out the business by getting screwed in the business. Bill talks about working with Pete Davidson on Judd Apatow's "King of Staten Island", which reminds Dennis of the time he met Judd early in his career. Bill also...

Duration:00:54:08

S2 E187: A couple of Brians: Brian Wheat and Brian Raftery

12/8/2020
Dennis talks to musician Brian Wheat of the band Tesla about the band's latest album "Five Man London Jam", which was recorded at Abbey Road studios, his new book "Son Of A Milkman", Paul McCartney, Joe Elliott of Def Leppard, Alice Cooper and how one of Tesla's best-known songs is their cover of Five Man Electrical Band's "Signs". Then, he's joined by Brian Raftery, who discusses his book "Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen", and some of the biggest movies from that...

Duration:01:07:30

S2 E186: Peter Noone Talks About the Performing Live Again, When Show Business Will Return to Our Lives And More!

12/3/2020
Dennis is joined by musician Peter Noone, who discusses a lifetime of keeping a lot of opinions to himself, his daughter Natalie Noone's SiriusXM show, performing in Florida, how he's doing shows where they manage the evolving restrictions on audience capacity and how show business will need to be eased back into our lives post-COVID. He also discusses Charlie Watts, running into Mick Jagger at a party, his first paycheck, his run in "Pirates of Penzance", Lord Such and much more. Dennis...

Duration:00:40:51

S2 E185: Bill Madden Discusses Tom Seaver's Terrific Life

12/1/2020
Dennis talks to New York Daily News sports writer Bill Madden about his new book "Tom Seaver : A Terrific Life". They discuss Seaver's decision to pitch for USC, being a part of the Mets 1969 Championship team, the trade to Cincinnati, returning to the Mets, and pitching for the White Sox. They also discuss how is one of only two pitchers in baseball history with more than 300 wins, 3,000 strike-outs and an ERA under 3.00. They also talk about Seaver's vineyard, his diagnosis with lyme...

Duration:00:54:55

S2 E184: Bob Saget Is Here For All Of Us

11/26/2020
Dennis is joined by comedian Bob Saget, who discusses getting back out on the road, doing one drive-in show in December, his quarantine life, performing at Dave Chappelle's Summer Camp, Dennis's brother Jimmy, Kirk Douglas, Don Rickles, Frank Sinatra, Gene Simmons and much more! This episode is brought to you by: The Good Game Company

Duration:00:41:24

S2 E183: The Real-Life "Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort

11/24/2020
Dennis chats with the real-life "Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort, who talks about how he was always a good salesman, hustling to make money as a kid. They talk about some of the greatest movies about the business world, including "Glengarry, Glen Ross", how television conveys what we all consider to be success and the evolution of online pornography. Jordan also talks about his family, his current business ventures, helping sales people be more effective, and explains why veterans are...

Duration:00:29:35

S2 E182: Rob Halford Of Judas Priest Confesses

11/19/2020
Dennis is joined by Judas Priest lead singer Rob Halford to discuss his new autobiography "Confess", how he first got into the band, life on the road, being in the closet and coming out as a gay man in the world of heavy metal. He also discusses seeing David Bowie perform live, meeting Lady Gaga and Queen Elizabeth, Sean Connery, Elvis, recording at a home that was once owned by Paul McCartney and much more! He also talks to Christian, Lindsey and Stemper about the new season of The Crown on...

Duration:01:02:19

S2 E181: Alan Zweibel on Norm Crosby & Colin Quinn on Norm MacDonald, Bombing At Robert DeNiro's 60th Birthday Party And More!

11/17/2020
Dennis starts off the show talking to writer-producer Alan Zweibel about the recent passing of Norm Crosby, whom he created a show called "The Boys" for in the late 80's. They also discuss Crosby's malaprops and his co-hosting the Jerry Lewis telethon. Alan also gives an update on "Here Today" the movie he co-wrote with Billy Crystal, starring Billy and Tiffany Haddish. Then, comedian Colin Quinn talks about new special "Colin Quinn and Friends : A Parking Lot Comedy Show" on HBO Max, a new...

Duration:00:58:07

S2 E180: Talking Golf with Luke Reese, Octopus Teachers, Alex Trebek and more!

11/12/2020
Dennis talks to golf writer Luke Reese about his new book "One From The Memory Banks", the highlights of his career on and off the golf course, and working on the book with his daughter. Then, Dennis talks to Christian, Lindsey and Stemper about Netflix's "My Octopus Teacher", a fantastic Dolly Parton documentary called "Here I Am", "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood" and Jackie Kennedy. Plus, a joke submission from a listener and memories of Alex Trebek. This episode is brought to you by our...

Duration:00:43:35

S2 E179: John “Chick” Donohue Discusses The Greatest Beer Run Ever

11/10/2020
Dennis chats with Marine Corp veteran and author John “Chick” Donohue about his book “THE GREATEST BEER RUN EVER”, which tells the unbelievably true story about how Chick snuck into Vietnam during the war, tracked down his friends, and handed each of them a can of beer — a story that is being adapted into a major motion picture by Academy Award winning director Peter Farrelly. This episode is brought to you by our sponsors: Plexaderm SelectQuote

Duration:00:33:55

S2 E178: Talking Steve McQueen with Author Marshall Terrill

11/5/2020
Dennis is joined by author Marshall Terrill, who talks about the access he had to research for his new book "Steve McQueen: In His Own Words" will be released to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the actor's death and features 450 quotations from McQueen, accompanied by 500 photographs, many that will be seen for the first time. They talk about how McQueen did very few interviews, but the ones that he did were insightful. Marshall also talks about how much of a fan he is of Dennis's film...

Duration:00:56:46

S2 E177: Comedian Brian Regan Talks Vegas Reopening, Getting Back on the Road and More!

11/3/2020
Dennis is joined by comedian Brian Regan who talks about Vegas re-opening slowly but surely and getting back on the road to play comedy clubs around the country, which he hasn't played in years. They also chat about starting out, comedy condos, inspiration for jokes, their kids being funny and Brian's ability to sleep for 27 hours straight. Dennis also talks to Christian and Lindsey about sleeping all day in London, how this episode is posting on Election Day and his birthday. He also talks...

Duration:00:49:55

S2 E176: Mike Rowe’s Many (and Dirty) Jobs

10/29/2020
Dennis is joined by Mike Rowe of “Dirty Jobs” fame to discuss the state of the country, whether hard work will be worth it in the near future and the work he does with his foundation, Mike Rowe Works including a unique fundraiser involving a bath robe signed by President Trump. They also discuss how Mike’s podcast “The Way I Heard It” was inspired by the great Paul Harvey, a new show called Six Degrees and more ! Then, Dennis, Christian and Lindsey talk about the Dodgers World Series won,...

Duration:00:48:30

S2 E175: World Series talk with Marc Carig from The Athletic

10/27/2020
Dennis talks about the World Series between the Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays with Marc Carig of The Athletic, which they see as an old-school series with stealing home, safety squeezes and back-and-forth lead changes throughout games. They analyze just how many things had to go wrong for the Dodgers to lose Game 4 in that classic ending. This leads to a conversation about some of the greatest walk-offs in World Series history. They also talk about some of the great players for both teams and...

Duration:01:01:12

S2 E174: Fame and Politics Are Female Dogs With AJ Benza

10/22/2020
Dennis talks to AJ Benza about CNN's Jeffrey Toobin's controversy and Hunter Biden's laptop scandal. AJ also talks about how long he's known Trump, his personal interaction with him, some of the reasons why he thinks he's going to win in a landslide, the impact COVID has had on him and much more! Dennis gives his assessment on the election and presidents in general and then listens to your voicemails for some joke submissions and Christian mentions his favorite joke of Dennis's. This episode...

Duration:00:46:40

S2 E173: Gene Simmons Remembers Eddie Van Halen, Michael Crichton and More

10/20/2020
Dennis is joined by Gene Simmons of Kiss to talk about the passing of Eddie Van Halen, whom he saw early on and recorded their first demo, and recalls the time he took a ride home with him. They also discuss Gene working with Michael Crichton for the film "Runaway", the actress Jean Simmons, the glory days of the Sunset Strip, the rare achievement of universal stardom, Charlie Watts, an unusual Flaming Lips concert where everyone was encased in their own gigantic plastic ball, Kiss's plans...

Duration:00:59:13

S2 E172: Lions, Disco and Tosh, Oh My!

10/15/2020
While Dennis, Christian and Lindsey wait for a guest who never calls in, they discuss lions, the alphabet, Dennis's old HBO show, his old CNBC show, a documentary about Studio 54, Starbucks, mowing lawns and Peter Tosh. They also listen to your voicemails left at 866-509-RANT. This episode is brought to you by our sponsors: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration SelectQuote Four Sigmatic

Duration:01:02:04

S2 E171: Scott Eyman on Cary Grant's Brilliant Disguise

10/13/2020
Dennis is joined by author Scott Eyman, whose latest book is "Cary Grant: A Brilliant Disguise". They discuss the amount of research that went into the book, from assuming that his mother had died when, in actuality she had been committed to an asylum, starting his career as an acrobat, his five wives, his friendship with Charlie Chaplin, experimenting with LSD and the decision to ultimately stop acting. Scott also talks about working with Robert Wagner, who just celebrated his 90th...

Duration:01:05:06

S2 E170: Frank Caliendo Talks Tik Tok, Impressions, NFL and More!

10/8/2020
Dennis chats with comedian Frank Caliendo about his podcast, finding an outlet for his creativity on social media (including Tik Tok), the NFL and Frank's impressions of Jon Gruden, John Madden, Pat Summerall, Patrick Mahomes, Tony Romo and Jim Nantz. They also talk about the precise impressions of Darrell Hammond, Frank's struggles developing a Biden impression, being careful of what you say in front of a microphone and much more! Dennis also talks to Christian, Lindsey and Stemper about...

Duration:00:56:45