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This Week with Larry Miller Podcast

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Larry 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.

Larry 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.
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Glendale, CA

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Larry 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.

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English


Episodes

How To Egg Like a Pro

10/12/2018
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Larry talks about his childhood bootleg Batman costume, then he teaches you to huck eggs like a pro. Everything from padding the order at the dirve through dairy store window to how to clean your friend's Dad's car with your shirt. And he talks about the movie "The Shooter" and recites "The City of Sin" by Edgar Allan Poe! http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Oh, look. It's Satan!"

Duration:00:36:43

Cacti, Wild Pigs & Earthquakes (Rebroadcast)

10/4/2018
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Don't be a boar! Tune in and hear how Larry returns from Tucson with a fear of cacti and wild pigs. That leads to a discussion of Larry's newest volcano, volcano #3! And Larry does an inspired recitation of the poem Gunga Din, then talks about the movie of the same name. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "They make the Javelina pigs look like tea time."

Duration:00:34:00

Smiling At The Supermarket

9/27/2018
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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

Bandit, You Got Your Ears On?

9/21/2018
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A tribute to Burt Reynolds, Smokey and The Bandit, Georgia and the south. And hear about the time Larry insulted a drug dealer in Atlanta! http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "It was a good bar to stand at and drink for eight hours."

Duration:00:30:45

Larry's Biggest Laugh Ever

9/8/2018
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Larry tells the story of the biggest laugh he ever had, at a classical musical recital when he was a teenager. And hear about his trip to the quiet confines of a watch store. Then Larry talks about the great movie, "The Untouchables" and recites the poem "I Am In Need Of Music" by Elizabeth Bishop. And has a hoofer ever ankled a biopic that went on to be boffo at the B.O.? Tune in and find out! http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote Of The Week: "Here's a million dollars, just stand up."

Duration:00:42:46

New Doctors Are A Headache!

8/31/2018
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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. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "It's going to look like you wrote with your...

Duration:00:56:04

Real Housewives Of Milleronia (Rebroadcast)

8/24/2018
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Larry explains his absence for the last two weeks and gets ready to send his youngest son off to college. Plus a tribute to the late Jerry Lewis and Dick Gregory. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Charles Manson would be hired today. Someone from Jupiter would be hired."

Duration:00:31:44

Did You Eat At Antonio's?

8/17/2018
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Larry tells about trying to accomplish chores while in a pasta-fueled fugue state. And encounters a crazy woman man-handling cherries at the supermarket. Then Larry talks about "The Godfather II" and recites "If" by Rudyard Kipling. And don't ever sell that cow. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "They're not a backpack of cherries."

Duration:00:39:27

Laughter Is The Best Laxative

8/9/2018
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If laughter is the best medicine, how do people die laughing? And Larry does an ode to Thurman Munson and Walter Payton. Plus, we hear about the Marlon Brando classic "On The Waterfront" and Larry recites the poem "Sympathy" by Paul Lawrence Dunbar. http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:28:23

Is Larry A Crabby Old Man?

8/2/2018
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Larry wonders if it's crazy to be crabby because of someone talking loud on their cell phone at the supermarket. And he makes an epic journey -- to the car wash. Also, Larry recites the classic poem Wynken, Blynken, And Nod by Eugene Field and then talks about the Garry Marshall movie "Overboard." http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:36:05

What Did We Do Before A/C? (Rebroadcast)

7/26/2018
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The dog days of summer get Larry wondering how we got by before air conditioning. Then Larry recalls an interesting conversation he had with Val Kilmer on the set of "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang." Then he discusses the movie "Tombstone" and recites the poem "On Dreaming" by John Newton. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "This joke is one year younger than God."

Duration:00:35:06

Montreal Strippers & Mud Wrestling

7/19/2018
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Larry ponders the decline of mud wrestling and classy strip club names. Then he reminisces about strippers in Montreal and comics who shoot bottle rockets out of their butts -- also in Montreal. He also recites the poem Sounds From The Baseball Field by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:47:37

How Hot Was It?

7/12/2018
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It was so hot, someone asked to be thrown into volcano #2 to cool off! Larry talks about the brutal SoCal heat and why local authorities won't allow him to install a weather control machine here in the U.S. We hear stories about old fashioned ways to beat the heat including sleeping on the balcony and cars with "455 air conditioning." As if that weren't enough, the Murphy twins are drinking again! On Poetry Corner, Larry reads a parody of Longfellow's famous poem "A Psalm of Life," which...

Duration:00:42:27

July 4th Special!

7/4/2018
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Special episode recorded and released on Independence Day! Larry talks about his tradition of visiting veteran graves on the 4th and why his parents don't like getting hit by bottle rockets. And is there really no such thing as a stupid question? Then Larry recites Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes and talks about the instant classic 2012 movie Lincoln, starring Daniel Day Lewis. Quote of week: "You know, things to roll and smoke." http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:29:58

The God Of Laughter

6/28/2018
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Larry summons Momus, the god of laughter to find out if Mercury is in Uranus. Then Larry talks about the Marx Brothers movie "Room Service" and asks for YOUR help in picking out a wedding present. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "They can look at a table leg for seven hours."

Duration:00:33:49

Dead Head Daddy's Day

6/21/2018
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Larry gets the perfect present for a dead head's Father's Day! Also in tribute to Dads, Larry recites "Fathers" by Edgar Albert Guest. And we hear a little bit about Larry's time on the set of "Ten Things I Hate About You." http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Every Year: Old Spice"

Duration:00:41:37

Did Cavemen Take Naps?

6/14/2018
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Larry comments on the sad deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, and does a solemn reading of the poem "Despair" by Percy Bysshe Shelley that you won't want to miss. Then he talks about the Clint Eastwood classic "Heartbreak Ridge." Also, he muses on the greatness of naps and wonders if cavemen had time for them. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "We need portholes."

Duration:00:35:15

The Time Of Your Life

6/7/2018
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How to have the time of your life in the fruit section of Ralphs, even if your kid would rather be somewhere else. And did you know Abbott & Costello's "Buck Privates" was used for propaganda? Then Larry recites "A June Night" by Emma Lazarus. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "That wouldn't count as much. We're both married."

Duration:00:33:43

Larr-O Marx

5/31/2018
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Larry talks about the genius of The Marx Brothers, specifically the movie "A Night At The Opera," specifically the stateroom scene. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: Everyone in the congregation would say, "Why has a bear come in here?"

Duration:00:35:09

I Didn't Notice Any Hookers!

5/25/2018
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When hookers took over Larry's neighborhood in NYC, he didn't even notice. The neighborhood kids definitely noticed and you won't believe what they did! Also hear about Larry's trip to visit his son in Boulder, plus Larry's other son, the Marine, says a quick hello on the air! Then Larry talks about the great William Holden classic movie, "Stalag 17," directed by Billy Wilder. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "I didn't notice any hookers, isn't that stupid?"

Duration:00:42:29