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Best Prarie podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Prarie podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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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 vo ...
 
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Inspired by the movie "The Big Easy," Larry recalls some fond memories of working in that great American city, New Orleans. Larry also gives a tip of the hat to the late Buck Henry and recites the poem "Change" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Three fingers of whiskey in a number four washtub."…
 
It never rains on Milleronia, but it's raining like crazy in Southern California! Larry talks about the big rain and how people lose their minds during it. https://LarryMillerShow.comBy Larry Miller
 
With the holiday season afoot, Larry continues his annual tradition of re-telling his classic story, "Does He Drink Coffee?" Also, Larry reluctantly allows some holiday cheer on his volcano island. From Larry, all of the staff for The Larry Miller Show and the scientists who maintain Larry's weather control machine, thanks for listening and we'll s…
 
Larry's friend decides to run for office. Will Larry get the public service bug as well? Getting in the holiday way, Larry recites the poem "Christmas Bells" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Then he talks about a magic movie moment from the classic "Our Man Godfrey." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. What's h…
 
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 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."…
 
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."By LarryMillerShow.com
 
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 M…
 
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.comBy LarryMillerShow.com
 
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 m…
 
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 cot…
 
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: …
 
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…
 
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 was…
 
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 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."By LarryMillerShow.com
 
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 Mille…
 
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 No…
 
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." ht…
 
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 …
 
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 ad…
 
Hear about the time Larry hitchhiked to college in western Massachusetts. Did he live to tell the tale? Tune in and find out! Then Larry knocks over tent poles in his family car. And find out what to do if a bully kicks sand in your face at the beach! Finally, we hear about the classic musical "Fiddle on the Roof" and Larry recites the poem " When …
 
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 …
 
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://Larr…
 
Larry can make a duplicate key by eye, but somehow can't identify his own car. Plus a tribute to Alfred E. Newman and Butterfly McQueen. Then Larry talks about the great war movie "Kelly's Heroes" and recites the poem "A Boy And His Dad" by Edgar Albert Guest. Quote of the week: "Martians could land and say, "German?" LarryMillerShow.com…
 
Why shooting bottle rockets doesn’t count as college credit, Larry’s dog goes to the dentist and why you should never work with dogs, babies or W.C. Fields. And Larry recites the full poem “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” which is the source of the lyrics for “The Star Spangled Banner.” And on Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks about the Errol Flynn cla…
 
Larry talks about Casey Stengel testifying before congress and not being able to find the meat in a dish he ordered at a food court. Then he talks about the classic movie "Witness For The Prosecution" and recites the poem "My Heart Is In The Highlands" by Robert Burns. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "The Great Khan would want me to …
 
Larry unsuccessfully tries to get the new Phillip Roth book and waxes nostalgic for his favorite bookstores. Then Larry talks about one of his favorite moments from the Clint Eastwood classic, "The Outlaw Josey Wales." https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "And if you don't understand that, you're clearly not married."…
 
Larry gets a new air conditioner and guess who installed it! Ahem, not him. The we find out if Playboy ever did a "Women of Milleronia" issue. Also, two different waiters tell Larry's he's crazy for asking for herring -- but for opposite reasons. On Magic Movie Moment, Larry talks about the Scarlett Johannsen movie "Lucy." And he recites "A Summer …
 
Larry tells about the many drinking holidays dedicated to him on his remote, secret volcano island. Plus, we hear about Larry's excitement about his family all being under one roof for the summer. Then he talks about the great Henry Fonda movie "The Grapes Of Wrath" and recites the poem "Nature, The Gentlest Mother" by Emily Dickinson. https://Larr…
 
Larry can't figure out if beach blanket bingo is fun or dirty or both. And Larry longs for the house he grew up as he anticipates his two sons coming home next week. Then Larry talks about the classic movie "Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid" and recites the poem, "Midnight On The Great Western" by Thomas Hardy. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote o…
 
Larry has a dust-up with a busboy who won't stop trying to give him water and he bluffs his way through a dinner conversation he can't hear. Plus, we announce the winner of the contest to "Win Larry's Money!" Could it be you? Then Larry talks about the Oscar-winning film "In The Heat Of the Night" and then recites the poem A "Thunderstorm In Town" …
 
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 Heavywe…
 
Larry gives the backstory on what exactly Cinco de Mayo is all about and wonders why the U.S. doesn't have a home-grown holiday dedicated to drinking. Then we hear about the classic western "Shane" and Larry recites the powerful poem "The Cities Of The Plain" by John Greenleaf Whittier. https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "I always wante…
 
Larry explains the greatness behind the Christmas episode of "Wagon Train" and tells stories about repeatedly being enlisted into making a minyan. Then he analyzes the classic movie "Treasure of the Sierra Madre." LarryMillerShow.comBy LarryMillerShow.com
 
Win Larry's money! Well, not all of it, or much of it. Larry's giving away the change from the console in his car. Tune in for details about how you can win it! Also, Larry finally discovers the wonders of MeTV and the great Svengoolie. Then he talks about "Chariots of Fire" and recites "Running To Paradise" by Yeats. Quote of the week: "Good luck …
 
Larry ponders the demise of the Easter Parade and talks about where Easter eggs come from. And find out what a "chicken flicker" is and why you probably don't want to be one. Plus, Larry talks about The Charge of The Light Brigade on Poetry Corner and on MMM. The Jetsons meets the Flintstones has nothing on this crossover! Quote of the week: "We mi…
 
Larry gets a new car, but not before moving a mountain of spare change out of his old one. And Larry ponders what ever happened to milk men and paper boys. Then we hear about the classic Yul Brenner movie "The Kind and I" and Larry recites the poem "The Winds of Fate" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Quote of the week: "That was wild. That was like getting …
 
Take your kick me signs and throw them in Volcano #1, because Larry suffers no April's Fools and we'll hear all about that. He also talks about the two best steaks he's ever had. You won't believe the answer! (You might.) https://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "That sounds like a police car on Mars."…
 
Larry tells more tales about the simple pleasures of a perfect steak and being baffled in an Italian restaurant. And we hear about one of his favorite scenes from "Fast Times At Ridgemont High," and Phoebe Cates is NOT in it, if you can believe that. http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week: "Now I'm in the role of, well, frightened husband."…
 
Larry tells about the time he and Johnny Carson were wowed backstage at the Tonight Show by the beauty of Dana Delaney! Wow! Plus Larry recites the poem "The Echoing Green" by William Blake and talks about the movie "Drums Along The Mohawk." Quote of the week: "The luckiest gown in history." https://LarryMillerShow.com…
 
Larry has a bonding moment with a street guy -- or something? We're not sure what happened. Then Larry finds the one minimall with no bathrooms whatsoever and is also ribbed for being "the doorman" who can't operate an elevator. And he recites "Spring" by William Blake and talks about the classic '60s movie "Easy Rider." LarryMillerShow.com Quote o…
 
Larry talks about how much he enjoyed his low-key anniversary. No madcap antics or zany hijinks this year! Then Larry recites "A Lady Who Thinks She Is Thirty" by Ogden Nash and talks about the movie "To Sir With Love." Quote of the week: "If it doesn't work out. I'll kill you." Thanks to ButcherBox for supporting The Larry Miller Show! Receive $20…
 
Larry doesn't know how to buy presents. A spa or a hair thing or a nail thing? And find out how they get Marines to make "that face" in their portraits. Speaking of birthdays, Larry recites the poem "A Birthday" by Christina Georgina Rossetti. Then Larry discusses the classic movie "The Oxbow Incident." http://LarryMillerShow.com Quote of the week:…
 
George Wallace gives Larry advice on how to tip like a cool operator. Guess how it goes when Larry tries it? And Larry tells a story about not being cool trying to impress Merv Griffin. This episode is brought to you by Shower Hockey Monthly magazine and Woodbury Soap. "Whether it's in the shower or on the rink, nobody is soapier than Woodbury! My …
 
Hear Larry's misadventures with Japanese food including popping a ball of wasabi into his mouth like it was a cherry and being wildly grossed out by uni. Plus, a joke about a guy eating a bald eagle! Quote of the week: "Like pink and you know it has some ketchup in it." LarryMillerShow.comBy LarryMillerShow.com
 
Larry has a magical experience eating a perfect steak at the counter at Mel's Diner. Then Larry talks about going to Musso & Frank with the director of a new movie he's in. The name of the movie? "The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot." Quote of the week: "You think you're alright? You're not." Thanks to ButcherBox for supporting The Larry…
 
A cold man in New Jersey aggressively offers to change places with Larry. Also, he talks about the classic Sean Connery James Bond movie, "From Russia With Love" and recites the poem "Justice" by Rudyard Kipling. Quote of the week: "It was just, well, creepy." http://LarryMillerShow.comBy LarryMillerShow.com
 
Larry is working this week with the only guy in the world as cool as Robert Wagner, namely, Robert Wagner. Hear about tales from the set! http://LarryMillerShow.comBy Larry Miller
 
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