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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

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

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

The Stupid Husbands Line (Rebroadcast)

5/17/2018
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Larry gets in line with all of the dumb husbands for Mother's Day. And Larry recites the moving Melville poem "Gettysburg." Then Larry does a loving tribute the classic musical movie "Showboat." Quote of the Week: "Every Father was a chubby comedy writer." http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:52:42

Cinco De May-yo!

5/10/2018
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If Larry was a wrestler, what would his nickname be? And Larry reveals the history behind the most recent drinking holiday. On Magic Movie Moment, we hear about the Kevin Bacon movie "Taking Chances," and on The Poetry Corner, Larry recites "1914 V: The Soldier" by Rupert Brooke. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote Of The Week: "Wait, no they don't. They drink for three days."

Duration:00:44:51

What's With All The Steps? (Rebroadcast)

5/3/2018
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Kids don't understand why adults hold stairs in so much contempt, but Larry explains it. Plus, Larry talks about an audition, his never-ending love of Hollywood and family vacations. Also, Larry recites "Spring Comes to Murray Hill" by Ogden Nash and talks about the classic Stanley Kubrick movie Spartacus. Quote of the week: "I was dreaming about Ann Margaret or something." http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:43:00

For The Love Of Wrestling!

4/26/2018
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In tribute to the passing of Bruno Sammartino, Larry talks of his love of wrestling and helping Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart recover from a late night of mirth on the streets of New Orleans! Plus his personal encounters with wrestling legends Hulk Hogan and The Fabulous Moolah. On Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks about the classic "Requiem For A Heavyweight" with Anthony Quinn. Then he recites the poem, "Carpe Diem" by Robert Frost. Quote of the week: "Hey Moolah! Come on up here and get your...

Duration:00:47:08

Fire! Save The Booze!

4/19/2018
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Hear about the booze / fire alarm in Larry's old frat. Plus tributes to Harry "The Hat" Anderson, Barbara Bush and R. Lee Ermey. Of course, Larry talks about his favorite parts of Full Metal Jacket. He also recites a poem by Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Ahhh. Ice cold."

Duration:00:48:19

Larry Is Stuffed Into A Coffin

4/12/2018
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Find out why Larry was happy about getting stuffed into a coffin, covered in gunk and left out in the freezing cold! Surprise, it involves a fraternity. Plus lots of love for Grace Kelly as Larry discusses the movies "High Noon" and a little bit of "Rear Window." And how come nobody puts records on cereal boxes anymore? http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "I'd fly her out to Monaco, too. And I've never been to Monaco."

Duration:00:35:07

"R" Is For Regatta!

4/5/2018
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Larry is almost run over by aggro cyclists and long boats at a regatta in Long Beach! In keeping with the nautical theme, Larry recites, "On The Sea" by John Keats and in keeping with the recent Passover, he talks about the classic movie "The Ten Commandments." Finally, keeping with nothing in particular, he tells a joke about a fainting nun. Quote of the week: "Wow, wow and yikes." http://LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:31:53

Strippers & Comedians

3/29/2018
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Larry tells us why strippers and comedians get along so well and why Seattle really is the best. And, are there any drive-in movie theaters left? Also, Larry discusses what Soylent Green is made of and recites the lovely poem Paris In Spring by Sara Teasdale. Quote of the week: "I've gotta zip up more." http:/LarryMillerShow.com

Duration:00:35:11