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Each week, Emmy-winning comedian Dennis Miller provides his no-holds-barred, uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else that’s on his mind. Joining him will be a A-list guests from across the political, comedic, and entertainment spectrums, along with his “Guy Friday,” Christian Bladt.

Each week, Emmy-winning comedian Dennis Miller provides his no-holds-barred, uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else that’s on his mind. Joining him will be a A-list guests from across the political, comedic, and entertainment spectrums, along with his “Guy Friday,” Christian Bladt.
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Each week, Emmy-winning comedian Dennis Miller provides his no-holds-barred, uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else that’s on his mind. Joining him will be a A-list guests from across the political, comedic, and entertainment spectrums, along with his “Guy Friday,” Christian Bladt.

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Episodes

S2 E71: Bill Burr discusses his new Netflix special “Paper Tiger”

10/17/2019
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Dennis is joined by comedian Bill Burr, who talks about filming his new Netflix special “Paper Tiger” at Royal Albert Hall in London. They also talk about a woman who jumped into a lion’s den, the Me Too movement, how our Cancel Culture drives people to scour social media looking for mistakes, male femininists, millennials, how people today aren’t as sensitive as the media would have you think and much more! This episode is brought to you by our sponsor: -Candid Co: Candid’s aligners can...

Duration:00:41:05

S2 E70: Comedian Nick DiPaolo on Trudeau, Antonio Brown, Biden and Much More!

10/15/2019
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Dennis is joined by comedian Nick DiPaolo, who talks about Justin Trudeau's recently-unearthed blackface photos, the Patriots cutting Antonio Brown, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Glenn Beck, Dave Chappelle's most recent special, NBC firing Shane Gillis from SNL and more! Then, Dennis chats with Christian about global cooling, getting into an e-mail war with Norman Mailer, Johnny Carson writing about him, Richard Dreyfuss and Elizabeth Montgomery of "Bewitched" fame. This episode is brought to...

Duration:00:49:22

S2 E69: Comedian Jim Florentine talks Crank Yankers, Comedy Notebooks, Being a Kreep And More!

10/10/2019
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Dennis is joined by comedian Jim Florentine who talks about his career over the past thirty years, getting started, not sucking up, being his own boss, Crank Yankers, his latest special "I Got The House", the upcoming Kreeps with Kids tour, how no comics used to talk about politics, heavy metal , and how much Jim enoyed Dennis on Monday Night Football Dennis also talks to Christian about one of the greatest pieces of video of all time : Artie Lange on Joe Buck's HBO interview show, eating at...

Duration:00:53:27

S2 E68: Jim Breuer Discusses Opening for Metallica, Dave Chappelle, SNL firing Shane Gillis and more!

10/8/2019
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Comedian Jim Breuer joins Dennis in studio to talk about going out on tour with Metallica and what it was like to perform to thousands of metalheads, recording his new comedy album in Portland, the reaction to Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special and SNL's decision to fire Shane Gillis after only four days. Jim also talks about performing as part of residencies, doing comedy on a cruise, interviewing Jerry Seinfeld, his time at SNL what an important part of his life Norm MacDonald has been...

Duration:00:54:45

S2 E67: Impeachment, Living Inside Out, Listening Fezzes and more (with Fard Muhammad)

10/3/2019
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Dennis, Christian and Lindsey are joined in studio by show announcer Fard Muhammad, discussing Joe Biden's abilities, Democrats' accelerated efforts towards impeachment, Dennis being generally happier paying less attention to the news and how he doesn't think the future is going to be much brighter than right now. There's also talk about treating vape cigarettes as more dangerous than regular ones, chain restaurants, the scheduling of Election Day, "Hart to Hart", and whether or not it...

Duration:00:54:47

S2 E66: The Opioid Crisis (with "Last Day" host Stephanie Wittels Wachs

10/1/2019
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Dennis is joined in studio by Stephanie Wittels Wachs who hosts Westwood One's "Last Day" podcast about the Opioid Crisis. She discusses how her brother, writer-comedian Harris Wittels died of an overdose, how the podcast focuses on humanizing the people involved in the opioid crisis by focusing on the last day of their lives, some of the ways that we can stop it, help treat addiction and how it impacts the whole family.

Duration:00:36:03

S2 E65: Ken Burns talks "Country Music"

9/26/2019
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Dennis is joined by filmmaker Ken Burns to discuss his latest PBS series, "Country Music", and how it focuses on music about the people who built America, how it is a hybrid of several musical styles, some of the biggest performers in the genre, its role in the proliferation of broadcasting, some of the interviews Ken conducted for the series and much more! This episode is brought to you by our sponsors: Annuity Do's and Don'ts for Baby Boomers - For some of us, retirement is right around...

Duration:00:46:27

S2 E64: Hypocrisy, the NFL and Justin Trudeau (with Judge Jeannine Pirro)

9/24/2019
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Dennis chats with Judge Jeannine Pirro about her latest book, “Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge: The Left's Plot to Remake America”, Brett Kavanaugh, the Clintons, John Roberts, William Barr, and whether Amy Coney Barrett will be the next to join the Supreme Court. Dennis also talks to Christian about the hypocrisy in the NFL, the bigger hypocrisy from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, civil war, Biden, Bernie and Warren and whether or not the Democratic candidates for president...

Duration:00:37:12

S2 E63: Ann Coulter on Trump and Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

9/19/2019
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Dennis is joined by Ann Coulter, who discusses how her opinion of President Trump has evolved over the past three years, what she's most disappointed by, and why he's a far better option than any of the Democratic candidates for president who were on stage for last week's debate. They also discuss how much they both enjoy the way Trump handles himself on Twitter, Beto O'Rourke's plans for gun confiscation and how they feel about Hillary. Then, he talks to Christian and Lindsey about holding...

Duration:00:53:26

S2 E62: Democrats' Debate Reaction; Animal & Nature Rights with Wesley Smith

9/17/2019
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Dennis talks about switching between the NFL and this past Thursday night's Democratic candidates debate, ranking some of the candidates. He also tries to quantify where the election stands at this point and how people likely won't admit to voting for Trump. Then, he chats with Wesley Smith of the Discovery Institute about a Dutch doctor who was charged with “forced Euthanasia” of a terminally ill patient, who has now been cleared of those charges and groups who are trying to assign rights...

Duration:00:46:53

S2 E61: Kurt Schlichter Explains Why "Climate Change Is A Hoax"

9/12/2019
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Dennis talks to Townhall.com Senior Columnist Kurt Schlichter about a piece he wrote called "Climate Change is A Hoax", the recent Ted Cruz-Alyssa Milano debate, Brexit, Chrissy Tiegen and the fact that we used to have an elite that was at least sort of elite. He also talks discusses the passing of T Boone Pickens, the latest headlines regarding Antonio Brown, banning vaping, Trump firing John Bolton as National Security Advisor and more! This episode is brought to you by or sponsor:...

Duration:00:50:58

S2 E60: Performing with Norm and Spade, Debra Messing, Emotional Support Horses and MORE!

9/10/2019
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Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about traveling to and performing with David Spade and Norm MacDonald at the Winstar World Casino in Oklahoma, the popularity of podcasting, having a puppeteer as a wing man, Michael Palin's diaries, home exercise equipment, Popeye's chicken sandwich, President Trump's tweeting habits, Debra Messing wanting to publish the names of Trump supporters in Hollywood, tenure, having a miniature horse as an emotional support animal and more! This episode is...

Duration:00:49:32

S2 E59: Chappelle's special, US Open, CNN's climate change town halls and more!

9/5/2019
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Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about the controversy surrounding Dave Chapelle's latest comedy special for Netflix, the US Open, a book he's reading called "One Lucky Fan", Laslo Toth and therapy. He also discusses the Odessa shooting, remembering riots in Paris, Chilean Miners, CNN's 7 hours of town halls about climate change, why it's important to read writers on the other side of the political spectrum from you and more! This episode is brought to you by our sponsor: SimpliSafe -...

Duration:00:47:05

S2 E58: Jon Lovitz talks...ACTING!

9/3/2019
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Dennis sits down to talk to Jon Lovitz about... ACTING! He talks about doing more than 20 plays at UC Irvine, learning Shakespeare, performing at a Renaissance Festival, finding a home at the Groundlings, performing on The Tonight Show, auditioning for SNL where he was originally going to anchor Weekend Update, presenting on the Oscars, taking an acting class taught by Marlon Brando and more!

Duration:00:37:15

S2 E57: Andrew Luck, John Wayne, Norm MacDonald and other great men

8/29/2019
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Dennis, Christian and Lindsey talk about Labor Day and delivery room etiquette, Colts quarterback Andrew Luck’s decision to retire at the age of 29 and the future of the NFL, millennials valuing patriotism and kids who want socialism, Joe Biden proclaiming himself “not nuts” and Elizabeth Warren drawing larger crowds, the brilliance of Norm MacDonald, John Wayne’s career and more! This episode is brought to you by our sponsors: Plexaderm - Picture your face in the mirror. Do you see all...

Duration:00:54:25

S2 E56: Jo Koy : Self-Made Comedian and Businessman

8/27/2019
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Dennis is joined in studio by comedian Jo Koy, whom he met backstage a few weeks ago on "Lights Out with David Spade". Jo talks about growing up in Tacoma and Las Vegas with a Filipino family, and how he got started in comedy thirty years ago, renting out theaters and selling tickets, getting sponsors and how determination and good luck got him onto "Showtime at the Apollo" and BET's "Comic View". He also talks about how excited he was to meet Dennis, and previously meeting Jon Lovitz and...

Duration:00:51:12

S2 E55: Trump v. Denmark, Biden’s brain surgeon, Thomas Gandy’s War Stories and more!

8/22/2019
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Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about Trump’s reaction to Denmark, his Twitter habits and his treatment by the press compared to Obama. There’s also conversation about the inability of both sides to have a conversation about guns, Jill Biden imploring Democrats to vote for her husband, what his brain surgeon had to say, and Bill deBlasio’s commitment to running for president. He also talks about an Ingmar Bergman biography he’s reading, watching Audrey Hepburn films, model/actress...

Duration:00:54:57

S2 E54: "The Squad", Antifa, Proud Boys, Greenland, Jay Z and more!

8/20/2019
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Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about how he's come up with a new way to classify "The Squad" and branding problems for both Antifa and the Proud Boys. He discusses the notion that President Trump wants to buy Greenland and tries to understand Jay Z's decision to partner with the NFL. He also discusses how much he enjoyed seeing Sebastian Maniscalco, and that his opener, Pat McGann was very funny too. He also talks more about his appearance on David Spade's show, alongside comedian Jo...

Duration:00:58:57

S2 E53: Epstein’s “Suicide”, Hong Kong protests, Chris Cuomo’s “Fredo” Freak-Out and more!

8/15/2019
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Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about his trip down to LA for an appearance on “Lights Out with David Spade”. They also discuss Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, the amount of homeless tent cities in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, the viral video of Chris Cuomo freaking out, green cards, an Indian man who pushed his BMW into a river because he wanted a jaguar and much more! This episode is brought to you by our sponsors: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Many people are unaware that...

Duration:00:57:04

S2 E52: Jay Leno and $35,000 in a Brown Paper Bag

8/13/2019
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Dennis is joined in studio by Jay Leno who talks about the upcoming fifth season of his CNBC show “Jay’s Garage”, why he feels like he got out of late night TV at the right time, what he thought of Letterman early in his career, and how he used to plan stage time around a job he had driving Rolls Royces between Boston and New York. He and Dennis also reminisce about the early days and some of the other comedians they worked with, which leads to a surprising conversation about head wounds....

Duration:00:53:51