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Author: Larry Miller

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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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Post-Turkey Mayhem

Post-Turkey Mayhem

2019-12-0700:23:39

Larry recaps his fantastic Thanksgiving, including the can of Ocean Spray jellied cranberry sauce that his wife bought just to make him happy. And Larry talks about his favorite scene from Starship Troopers, then recites "Acquainted With The Night" by the great Robert Frost. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Well, half of that I like a lot."
Our Thanksgiving Special!

Our Thanksgiving Special!

2019-11-2800:32:25

A special episode to listen to while driving to Thanksgiving at Grandma's house, or while hiding from your family in the basement. Larry has a run-in with a little old lady who just doesn't like Thanksgiving. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Our house must have looked like a brothel in Texas."
Thanksgiving on Pluto

Thanksgiving on Pluto

2019-11-2400:30:38

Larry tells you all you need to know about Thanksgiving. "Just put a sock in it and toss in a turkey. It's not a vegetable holiday, anyway." Then he gives a sturdy defense of Pluto and recites the Robert Frost poem "Stars." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Yes it is comma stupid."
The World's Best Hamper

The World's Best Hamper

2019-11-1600:31:21

Fans of the show will know that "the hamper situation" has long been the Alsace-Lorraine of stately Miller Manner. Domestic tranquility is finally achieved, as the best hamper in the world is finally found! (See it and buy it here! https://amzn.to/378fsSp). Then Larry talks about what an "actor's moment" is, and discusses a great one in the Steve McQueen classic "The Cincinnati Kid." https://LarryMillerShow.com
Armistice Day

Armistice Day

2019-11-1000:29:25

In honor of the upcoming holiday, Larry tells the tragic story of the last man to die in WWI. Then Larry recites the poem "Dirge For Two Veterans" by Walt Whitman and talks about the famous Russian roulette scene from "The Deer Hunter." http://LarryMillerShow.com
OK, But NEXT Time...

OK, But NEXT Time...

2019-11-0200:31:05

Larry is hassled by a parking enforcement attendant and talks about the "next time guys" -- those people who wag their finger at you, but say they won't cut you any slack "the next time." Then Larry recounts a few favorite moments from the classic '80s action film "Commando" and also gives a tip of his hat to Hulk Hogan, who he worked with on the movie "Suburban Commando." Finally, a recital of the poem "Fear No More" by the great William Shakespeare. Quote of the week: "Nevermind the happy ending, there's always a happy beginning." https://LarryMillerShow.com
Larry Birthday To Me

Larry Birthday To Me

2019-10-2800:36:54

Larry celebrates his birthday at a nostalgic dinner with an old friend. The restaurant was so fancy, it had tablecloths even! And Larry sings the virtues of the birthday nap. Then we hear about the classic movie "Friendly Persuasion," and Larry recites the poem "Pilgrims" by Robert William Service. Quote of the week: "I like cotton. I just like cotton." https://LarryMillerShow.com
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."
Just Be A Hero

Just Be A Hero

2019-10-1300:27:07

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."
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
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."
On The Hunt For Oregano

On The Hunt For Oregano

2019-09-2100:38:00

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
Larry's First Time Skiing

Larry's First Time Skiing

2019-09-1500:29:37

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."
The Best Baseball Game Ever

The Best Baseball Game Ever

2019-09-0800:29:28

Larry's been to a bunch of Yankees games, but the best game he ever saw was far, far away from a big stadium. Hear about that and "the baseball clap." Also, Larry is flummoxed by what he's supposed to do on Labor Day. Then he recites the poem "Comfort" by the great William Service and talks about the movie "The Final Season" starring... Larry Miller? https://LarryMillerShow.com
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 foot."
I Hate The Beach

I Hate The Beach

2019-08-2500:27:10

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
Never Follow An Animal Act

Never Follow An Animal Act

2019-08-1800:25:58

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."
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."
It's Too Hot To Be Happy

It's Too Hot To Be Happy

2019-07-2800:37:17

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."
William Conrad's Pants

William Conrad's Pants

2019-07-2000:42:23

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?"
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iTunes User

With no wrong answers and a really unique perspective, it's Happy Trails all the way! So glad (and grateful) to have a funny, smart..oops, another funny and smart podcast to listen to. Good times, thanks ACE Broadcasting!

Aug 30th
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iTunes User

I was thrilled to find this podcast. I love Larry, not just for his humor but for his humanity.

Aug 30th
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iTunes User

I have listened to Mr. Miller on several different podcasts this past year and it is great that he has his own now. I hope only the best of success for this podcast and that more people get to know the genius that is this great comedian.

Aug 30th
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