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The All New Dennis Miller Option

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Join Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller, his A-list friends, and his “Guy Friday" Christian Bladt each week for their uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else on their minds.

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Join Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller, his A-list friends, and his “Guy Friday" Christian Bladt each week for their uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else on their minds.

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2169 Ratings
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Great show

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Dennis is always funny I love the obscure references throughout the show

He’s just the best!

By Nolawyerjokes - May 18 2020
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Dennis is the absolute best!

iTunes Ratings

2169 Ratings
Average Ratings
1896
108
45
32
88

Great show

By patmc6 - May 30 2020
Read more
Dennis is always funny I love the obscure references throughout the show

He’s just the best!

By Nolawyerjokes - May 18 2020
Read more
Dennis is the absolute best!
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The All New Dennis Miller Option

Latest release on Jul 02, 2020

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Join Emmy Award-winning comedian Dennis Miller, his A-list friends, and his “Guy Friday" Christian Bladt each week for their uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else on their minds.

Rank #1: S1 E3 Dana Carvey

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Dennis takes a new sound system for a spin, and reminisces with Dana Carvey about their days on Saturday Night Live, the birth of the Church Lady and Hans & Franz. Dana also shares memories from his career and shows off a number of impressions, including President Trump.

May 08 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #2: S2 E126: Jon Lovitz on Quarantine Dating, Feeding America, SNL and more!

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Dennis is joined by Jon Lovitz who talks about his life during the global pandemic including trying to date and the Feeding America Benefit he's performing on. He also discusses presenting at the Oscars, Dennis getting hired to do Weekend Update after it turned out Lovitz would be too busy for it, his "Liar" character Tommy Flannagan explains the corona virus,a sketch where Lovitz played the devil, his character Annoying Man, the SNL 40th Annviersary show, Phil Hartman's prowess for album design and how he originally turned down SNL, Jon's singing voice, his dog, Jerry Bruckheimer III, and much more!

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May 07 2020

55mins

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Rank #3: S2 E 15: Dana Carvey talks Jussie Smollett, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Paul McCartney, Greco-Roman Wrestling and more!

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Dennis is joined by his friend, SNL great Dana Carvey who brings along The Church Lady, Grumpy Old Man, Paul McCartney doing the news, Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas Greco-Roman Wrestling, plus reminiscences about SNL with Dennis, observations about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jussie Smollett, Downton Abbey and much more! Dennis also talks about the SNL after parties and how easily you could tell when you were going to have a bad host on that show. He also talks about Jay Leno, the Rolling Stones, the New York Mets, the latest violence at Dodger Stadium, the "danger triangle" and he takes your voicemails at 866-509-7268.

Apr 02 2019

1hr

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Rank #4: S2 E114: Dana Carvey On Social Distancing, Trump, Arnold and more!

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Dennis talks to comedian Dana Carvey about hiking social distancing, Dr. Fauci trying to ease our concerns, what it would be like if we were getting daily updates from past presidents Bush, Clinton or Obama. They also discuss President Trump's handling of the pandemic and Arnold Schwarznegger telling people to stay inside and not party so much and how his voice cadence is similar to Trump.

They also talk about Larry King, Robin Williams, their salaries and living near the studio when they were on SNL, personal top five lists of movies, why Dennis doesn’t think he’d be good at Jeopardy, Carol Burnett, Mark Wahlberg and more!

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Mar 26 2020

48mins

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Rank #5: S2 E67: Impeachment, Living Inside Out, Listening Fezzes and more (with Fard Muhammad)

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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 actually helps to drink as much water as is recommended.

They also stroll down memory lane about the old Dennis Miller radio show from Westwood One, including the off-beat items in the show store and catch phrases like "Shalom Aloha". There's also a conversation about a truck-stop camel who was prescribed antibiotics after it was bitten by a woman and much more! (But who really needs more after that?)

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Oct 03 2019

54mins

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Rank #6: S2 E1: The Dennis Miller Option Returns with Comedian Brian Regan

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Comedian Brian Regan calls in to discuss his new Netflix series, produced by Jerry Seinfeld, his career, his process of joke writing and how he hones a bit to perfection. He also talks about performing in London for the first time and talks to Dennis about comedians Ronnie Shakes, Kelly Monteith, Richard Belzer,  Dennis also talks to Christian about director Brian Singer, the recent women's march, the MOAB, the media's handling of the Catholic high school kids from Covington, Kentucky, Leonardo DiCaprio's decision to fly commercial, and more!

Feb 12 2019

52mins

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Rank #7: S1 E53 -Mark Steyn

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Dennis is joined by author and columnist Mark Steyn to discuss last week’s mid-term election results, this year's Florida recount compared to 2000's, why Amy Comey Barrett will be the next Supreme Court Justice, Paul Ryan as “the invisible Speaker”, French Prime Minister Macron saying patriotism is the opposite of nationalism as the angry mob at Tucker Carlson’s front door. Mark and Dennis also talk about their upcoming Adorable Depolorable Tour, the surprising grave locations of Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling, PG Woodhouse, JD Salinger and the recent Mark Steyn Cruise. Dennis also chats with Christian about the California fires, CNN planning to sue the White House over revoking Jim Acosta’s credentials and the belated Sinema win in Arizona They also discuss the passing of the great Marvel comic book creator Stan Lee at the age of 95, Ray Donovan, Mr Robot, Star Trek, baldness in the future, the new Paul McCartney album and how you can’t blame the entertainment industry for having a negative impact on our culture. Plus, the Eric Clapton biography, a lizard terrorizing a Florida neighborhood and Dennis seeing an alligator at spring training with his son.

Nov 13 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #8: S2 E124: Bill O'Reilly Talks Quarantine, the Future of the Economy, the Return of Sports and More!

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Dennis is joined by Bill O'Reilly who talks about his plan to bring back sports, and how he encouraged Sean Hannity to share the plan with President Trump. They also talk about Bill Gates giving China credit for its handling of the corona virus, the World Health Organization, the CEO of Bank of America saying that it will take 18 months for our economy to recover, why right now is a good time to by a house or car, how people have had it with the lock down at this point, Joe Biden and Donald Trump's grandfather who died from the Spanish flu pandemic.

Dennis also talks to Christian and Lindsey about the Democratic convention, his time on Star Search, "The Wire" possibly finding its way on TV's Mt. Rushmore, Primanti Brothers sandwiches in Pittsburgh, performing comedy at a strip club, doing Frank Caliendo's podcast, writing a joke for Garry Shandling, Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" and more!

Apr 30 2020

53mins

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Rank #9: S2 E85: Dana Carvey talks Biden, Bernie, Obama, "The Crown" and more!

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Dana Carvey calls in to talk to Dennis about Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders getting stents, Obama saying out of the primaries and on his way to becoming a billionaire, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, trying to out-Left The Left and Arnold Schwarzenegger's positivity.


They also discuss  "The Crown" on Netflix , Dana seeing "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" six times and he acts out his favorite scene. Neither Dennis nor Dana could get into "The Irishman", but they both talk about meeting Joe Pesci, including Dennis golfing with he and James Woods. 


Plus, their most profound movies and what films get them teared up, how Clint Eastwood is still working at 90 years old, Dennis bombing at the Friar's Club, 

Christmas gift baskets, sea monkeys, Instagram stars, Lizzo, podcasting with Conan, Tony Montana, Norm MacDonald, Kevin Nealon, Dana's George Michael impression and more! 

Dec 10 2019

50mins

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Rank #10: S2 E40: Democrat Debate Talk with Bill O'Reilly and more!

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Dennis talks to Bill O'Reilly about Wednesday night's Democratic candidates debate and how the field of candidates matches up with President Trump.

He also talks to Christian and Lindsey about Bernie Sanders' plan to forgive more than a trillion dollars worth of college debt. Plus, his memories of Monday Night Football, his friend Dana Carvey, the brilliance of Chevy Chase, the prognosis of the podcast and much more!

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Jun 27 2019

42mins

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Rank #11: S2E88: Victor Davis Hanson talks impeachment

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Hoover Institute Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson joins Dennis to discuss Impeachment, from the headlines of today and the historical context, how it will really be perceived throughout the country and whether people are tired of the Left. They also talk about what went wrong with Bill Clinton’s impeachment and how other presidents could have been impeached, including Obama. Plus, they theorize what Trump must think of all this, give credit to Republicans who are doing a good job standing up for Trump, whether they like him or not, meeting Mitt Romney and much more!

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Dec 19 2019

51mins

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Rank #12: S2 E 22: Bernie Sanders is A Flat-Out Bad Guy (with Michael Knowles of The Daily Wire)

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Dennis is joined by Michael Knowles of The Daily Wire to talk about speaking at colleges in 2019, Bernie Sanders and voting rights for convicted felons. Then, Dennis discusses the White House Correspondents Dinner, Susan Rice's Netflix deal and whether he has missed the point on Trump. Christian tries to explain to Dennis why "Avengers: Endgame" was so great without giving away any spoilers, your voicemails at 866-509-7268 and more!  

Apr 25 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #13: S2 E127: Baseball Talk with Author Brad Balukjian

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Dennis chats with author Brad Balukjian about his book "The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball's Afterlife" about traveling around the country to meet up with a random collection of baseball players who were all in the same unopened pack of baseball cards from 1986, including Carlton Fisk, Doc Gooden, Vince Coleman, Gary Templeton, Gary Pettis, Steve Yaeger and more. 

Dennis also chats with Christian and Lindsey, responding to voicemails, talking about the great Jonathan Winters and more!

May 12 2020

44mins

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Rank #14: S2 E34: Trump in London, Ron Paul, Beto’s Apology, Chernobyl and more!

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Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about Trump in London, the USS McCain being kept out of Trump’s sight, why Kellyanne Conway would possibly stay with her husband, Beto O’Rourke apologizing for being an asshole to campaign staffers,  Ron Paul wondering if the US and UK are trying to kill Julian Assange, HBO’s Chernobyl mini-series and Stephen Colbert’s career. They also talk about Shirley Jones, Martin and Lewis, George Hamilton, Olivia deHaviland and much more!

Jun 06 2019

56mins

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Rank #15: S2 E63: Ann Coulter on Trump and Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

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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 up traffic in California, Jack Handy's Deep Thoughts, his Mt. Rushmore for movies, bombing at a Critics Choice Award, Uber X and more!  

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Sep 19 2019

53mins

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Rank #16: S2 E5: What’s next for Jussie Smollett? Is Trump a Russian Agent? Do I need earthquake insurance? (And other questions)

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Dennis chats with Christian about what he thinks is next for Jussie Smollett, Lara Logan, the notion that Trump is a Russian double agent and former Mets 2nd basemen Daniel Murphy  They also talk about earthquake insurance, the film “Boogie Nights” and much more! Finally, Dennis reacts to Bernie Sanders characterizing President Trump as 'a pathological liar, a fraud, a racist, a sexist' 

Feb 26 2019

52mins

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Rank #17: S2 E57: Andrew Luck, John Wayne, Norm MacDonald and other great men

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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!

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Aug 29 2019

54mins

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Rank #18: S2 E53: Epstein’s “Suicide”, Hong Kong protests, Chris Cuomo’s “Fredo” Freak-Out and more!

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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!

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Aug 15 2019

57mins

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Rank #19: S2 E52: Jay Leno and $35,000 in a Brown Paper Bag

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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.

Then, Dennis, Christian and Lindsey listen to some voicemails, which leads to conversation about Juan and Julian Castro, Alaska, Shakespeare, whether Shakespeare in Love is the worst Oscar winner ever, Shake Shack, Luby’s, a listener who swallowed a bug and much more!

Aug 13 2019

53mins

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Rank #20: S2 E89: Christmas Eve with Martin Short

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Martin Short calls in to talk about his recent trip performing in Australia with Steve Martin, and some of the sightseeing they did. He also discusses having to change the show after they did a Netflix special and how “it’s the funniest show in town at the moment”. They also talk about co-hosting Turner Classic Movies together, favorite Christmas films, Dennis being interviewed by Jiminy Glick, Robert Blake,Chevy Chase, Kimberly Williams, Prince Andrew and more!


Dennis also chats with Christian and Lindsey about Christmas, a Vincent Price book he’s been reading, Valley of the Dolls, Roger Stone, Alex Jones and trying to summarize impeachment as the year ends.

Dec 24 2019

40mins

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S2 E142: No swearing in the NBA, Meeting Adam West and Chatting with Chuck Liddell

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Dennis talks to Christian, Lindsey and The Stemper about spending some time away, reading a book on Lou Pinella, seeing the movie "Election" for the first time and how it was a reminder as to how great Matthew Broderick is. He discusses NBA commissioner Adam Silver announcing that games would be tape-delayed during the upcoming shortened season so that people don't hear swearing.

He theorizes that Trump might want out, remembers working in a deli and an ice cream shop, remembers meeting Adam West, and talks about doing a great interview for television with Danny Trejo.

Former UFC champ Chuck Lidddell also calls in for a few minutes to talk about growing up in Santa Barbara, getting involved and a new teeth whitening product he's involved with.

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Jul 02 2020

1hr 5mins

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S2 E141: Adam Carolla is All of Our Emotional Support Animal

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Adam Carolla calls in to talk to Dennis about his latest book, "I'm Your Emotional Support Animal" (which sold out on Amazon), recently performing gigs in Nashville and upcoming gigs in Tempe, how difficult it can be to deal with people in power, even when planning to do home construction, his belief that we need to bottom out as a nation, why he thinks none of his former publishers wanted this latest book, his racing documentaries, his step-grandfather László Görög who wrote the movie The Mole People

Dennis also talks to Christian, Lindsey and The Stemper about the passing of director Joel Schumacher, the movie "Love in the Afternoon", documentaries he just watched about Slim Aarons and George Stevens, Boogie Nights, Burt Reynolds career and Norm MacDonald's impression of him. 

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Jun 30 2020

58mins

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S2 E140: Colin Wayne on his service, giving back, Megan Fox and more!

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Dennis talks to Colin Wayne, who is a US Army veteran, fitness model. social media star and owner of Redline Steel in Birmingham, Alabama talks about his company’s charitable efforts, including giving back over $2 million to essential workers and personally paying the rent for all his staff.

Dennis talks to Christian, Lindsey and Stemper about OCD, reading Ali MacGraw’s memoir, tiny pepperoni, Strunk & White’s Elements of Style, ESPN’s Lance Armstrong documentar and cataract surgery. Then Dennis talks about watching a private David Bowie rehearsal at the Teaneck Armory, plus listening to voicemail praising the recent Tom Dreesen interview and evaluating a listener’s joke about Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. 

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Jun 25 2020

52mins

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S2 E139: Chicks on the Right, Great Soups And More!

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Dennis is joined by Daisy and Mock AKA "The Chicks on the Right", whom he met a couple years ago in Indianapolis. They talk about their decision to start their website during the 2008 election, getting censored by Facebook, former Indiana governor Mitch Daniels, governors enforcing stay-at-home orders, President Trump's birthday, cancel culture, Seattle's CHAZ region and more.  

Dennis also talks to Christian, Lindsey and The Stemper about the Donner Party, Portillo's hot dogs, Alice Cooper appearing on the previous episode, soups, chili, L Ron Hubbard, the prospect of doing a live call-in show and their affinity for Dr. Jerome Corsi, Mysterious Visitor From The East.

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Jun 23 2020

53mins

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S2 E138: Playing Golf and Rocking Out with Alice Cooper

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Dennis starts off talking about the importance of living life inside out, golfing with today's guest Alice Cooper, Alice's manager Shep Gordon, Dennis's new home studio for his TV show (Dennis Miller Plus One), reading a book about the making of The Valley of the Dolls, movie reviewers, Petticoat Junction and "Rebel Without A Cause" director Nick Ray getting drummed out of Hollywood.

Then, Alice Cooper calls in to talk about coronavirus and his song about it "Don't Give Up" which will be on his upcoming album "Detroit Stories". They also discuss Alice's high school track and field record, working with Frank Zappa, interviewing Question Mark of Question Mark and the Mysterions, and much more!

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Jun 18 2020

58mins

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S2 E137: Jim Florentine on Drive-In Comedy and More!

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Dennis is joined by comedian Jim Florentine who talks about performing at a drive-in comedy show in Atlantic City, having to rehearse his act because he had been off stage for so long, what he likes about doing early gigs, performing stand-up on late night television, and having bad gigs early in his career. They also discuss some of the quarantine terminology that annoys them, bad social media posts, Jim starting his career as a DJ and doing "That Metal Show" for VH1 Classic. 

Dennis also responds to your voicemails, and talks to Lindsey and Christian about Biden, Costco, Bibles, great film scores, whether we need to wear masks at outdoor cafes and much more!

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Jun 16 2020

1hr 20mins

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S2 E136: Tom Dreesen and Frank Sinatra: A Couple Neighborhood Guys

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Dennis spends the entire show with comedian Tom Dreesen, talking about his new book "Still Standing...: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and Sinatra". Tom talks about how he and Frank were both kids from the neighborhood, in Tom's case, Harvey, Illinois where he started working shining shoes as a kid to help feed himself and his seven siblings. He also discusses his time in the Navy, selling insurance and getting into show business, first as part of a comedy duo with actor Tim Reid then heading to Los Angeles to get into stand-up and his singular focus on getting on The Tonight Show. He also talks to some of the comedians he befriended during that time, including David Letterman and Robin Williams and getting advice from Jack Benny. Tom describes touring with Sammy Davis Jr. and how that led to him opening for Frank Sinatra for 14 years and how well he got to know The Chairman of the Board, including some of the lessons he learned with him, remembrances of being on the road together and being a pall bearer and emcee at his funeral. 

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Jun 11 2020

1hr 3mins

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S2 E135: Musician Peter Noone on Becoming an Actual Hermit

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Dennis chats with the delightful Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, who discusses how the current situation in the world has turned him into an actual hermit, but he’s still walking eight miles a day. He talks about rescheduling concert dates and whether he would do meet and greets in the future, eating on the road with a vegan band member, performing solo acoustic shows, languages, instruments, his daughter Natalie’s album, his rare collection of first edition books, Cliff Richards popularity, performing with The Who and much more!

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Jun 09 2020

47mins

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S2 E134: Jay Leno on the Garage, Elon Musk, Geniuses and More!

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Dennis talks to Jay Leno about the upcoming episodes of his CNBC show “Jay’s Garage”. They also talk about Democrats choosing senility over socialism with Biden, Elon Musk, how Musk designed Teslas and their charging infrastructures simultaneously, a tunnel from SpaceX to El Segundo, and geniuses as regular people.

Then Dennis listens to your voicemails!

Jun 04 2020

40mins

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S2 E133: Musician Kathy Valentine, No Smoking, “On Steroids” and more!

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Dennis is joined by musician Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go’s to discuss her book “All I Ever Wanted”, when she started playing guitar and how she took up the bass and who some of her favorite bassists are, how the Go-Go’s not only played their own instruments but wrote their own music and explores boy bands versus girl groups. She discusses an adolescence filled with drinking and doing drugs, how she didn't have to be that responsible while the Go-Go’s were out on the road, more recently playing Scrabble with her Daughter and trying to differentiate events happening by chance as opposed to being destined to happen.

Dennis also talks about getting books ahead of time for guests, getting to choose from a massive catalogue of CDs, playing Scrabble, how tired the phrase “ON STEROIDS” has become, the Monkees, Andrew Cuomo, how he’s never seen the country more split than it is now, how banning smoking in restaurants was the first step in government micro-managing our lives, acting notes, why Corey Feldman didn’t like acting with him and bad apartments.

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Jun 02 2020

1hr 6mins

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S2 E132: Comedian Dave Landau on flying during a pandemic, Chuck E Cheese and more!

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Dennis starts off the show trying out some planned jokes for his appearance on “Hannity”, including jokes about AOC and Biden. He also discusses “Hands Across America", California planning to reopen by the 4th of July, how he doesn’t understand what the half of the country who loves Joe Biden sees in him, President Trump saying he took hydroxychloroquine, Pelosi calling him “morbidly obese”, Donald Trump Jr. inferring that Biden is a pedophile, President Trump deciding not to hang up President Obama’s portrait in the White House, how Bush 43 caught the same heat as Trump but didn’t fight back, Mitt Romney, an approaching Indian cyclone and pangolins.

He’s then visited by comedian Dave Landau of “The Anthony Cumia Show”, who talks about how his ten years in recovery came after 13 arrests, Isaiah Thomas and Michael Jordan, what airline travel is like right now, riffing on bad movies, getting back to performing stand-up, Bryan Adams, Chuck E Cheese and more!

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May 28 2020

55mins

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S2 E131: Author Ben Mezrich on predicting COVID-19, Bitcoin and more!

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Dennis talks to author Ben Mezrich about how his book “Q” predicted COVID-19 and that the dozens of virologists he interviewed were worried about this exact scenario. They also discuss Bitcoin, the Winklevoss twins, working on the TV show Billions, and how he just finished a serialized novella he wrote for The Boston Globe called “The Mechanic”.

Dennis then talks about finishing ESPN”a Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance”, Survivor host Jeff Probst, wearing face masks in LA and San Francisco, and the NFL offering incentives to teams who hire black coaches.

He also explains his belief that the country will be over as we know it if Democrats take the White House, Senate and House, Liberals war-gaming the virus, a bar in Baltimore whose employees would rather receive unemployment than go back to work, Twitch, Cary Grant and the notion that COVID-19 might be spread by farts.

May 26 2020

58mins

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S2 E130: Victor Davis Hanson on Coronavirus, Trump's poll numbers, Biden's dementia and more!

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Dennis talks to Hoover Institute Senior Fellow Victor about living in California under quarantine, how President Trump should handle states not reopening, migrant workers’ approach to quarantine, the global impact of the pandemic, Dr. Fauci, Andrew Cuomo, Trump's drive, determination and poll numbers.

They also address Joe Biden's dementia and how a lot more people on the Left looking for an alternative, what a Trump second term might look like, how the Left could really work with him, how the Left want a break-up of the country, and how that might not be a bad thing.

Then, Dennis talks to Christian and Lindsey about Gettysburg, comedian Paul Mooney, Dennis’s four favorite Beatles songs and actually meeting Beatles. Plus, a voicemail from “President Trump”, how “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli has been denied release from prison to research the coronavirus, Trump referring to Obama as grossly incompetent and how no one could handle the scrutiny Trump has been under, except for perhaps Elia Kazan.

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May 21 2020

53mins

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S2 E129: Ted Nugent talks rock, roll, funk and more!

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Dennis is joined by musician Ted Nugent, who talks about how he still plays guitar every day, some of the unique guitars that he owns, "The Last Waltz" documentary, Muddy Waters, Keith Richards, Steve Marriott of Humble Pie, Mitch Rider and The Funk Brothers

Dennis also talks about eating food on microphone, show business chimps, whether the podcast should change its name, footage of a drone in New Jersey warning people for not practicing social distance and San Francisco. Plus, Christian talks about taking his family to the drive-in and explains how author Ben Mezrich wrote a book that predicted the current pandemic. 

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May 19 2020

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S2 E128: Anthony Cumia on Our Mundane Disaster, Becoming Big Brother and More!

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Dennis talks to Anthony Cumia about the announcement that Los Angeles will be on lockdown for three more months and how we’re living in the most mundane disaster. They also talk about the tone of commercials today, herd immunity, constant surveillance, seeing "Bonnie and Clyde" as kids, "Chinatown", "Green Acres", getting fired, a hockey player making sexist comments in a private chat, Bryan Adams criticizing bat eating, the Rat Pack, liberalism, the other hosts on Anthony's Compound Media network and Mike Tyson.

Dennis also tries out some of his jokes for his next appearance on "Hannity", discusses a book he's reading about John Entwisle, his Grand Mal seizure story, Carol Burnett, Debra Messing and much more!

May 14 2020

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S2 E127: Baseball Talk with Author Brad Balukjian

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Dennis chats with author Brad Balukjian about his book "The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball's Afterlife" about traveling around the country to meet up with a random collection of baseball players who were all in the same unopened pack of baseball cards from 1986, including Carlton Fisk, Doc Gooden, Vince Coleman, Gary Templeton, Gary Pettis, Steve Yaeger and more. 

Dennis also chats with Christian and Lindsey, responding to voicemails, talking about the great Jonathan Winters and more!

May 12 2020

44mins

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S2 E126: Jon Lovitz on Quarantine Dating, Feeding America, SNL and more!

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Dennis is joined by Jon Lovitz who talks about his life during the global pandemic including trying to date and the Feeding America Benefit he's performing on. He also discusses presenting at the Oscars, Dennis getting hired to do Weekend Update after it turned out Lovitz would be too busy for it, his "Liar" character Tommy Flannagan explains the corona virus,a sketch where Lovitz played the devil, his character Annoying Man, the SNL 40th Annviersary show, Phil Hartman's prowess for album design and how he originally turned down SNL, Jon's singing voice, his dog, Jerry Bruckheimer III, and much more!

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May 07 2020

55mins

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S2 E125: Comedian Aaron Berg on Quarantining in Delaware, Good Complaints, and much more!

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Dennis is joined by comedian Aaron Berg, who talks about leaving New York City to quarantine with his wife at her parents' house in Delaware, his new album "American Ettiquette", performing 25 sets of comedy in a single night, getting complaints after performing -- but having them be "good complaints", the government releasing UFO footage and Land O' Lakes butter taking the Native American woman off of the packaging. 

Dennis also tries out some of his jokes for "Hannity" on Christian and Lindsey, talks about continuing to watch "The Wire", Sir Ian McKellan, Sam Kinison, real laughs compared to "show biz laughs", Lindsey watching "Chinatown for the first time and more!

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May 05 2020

51mins

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S2 E124: Bill O'Reilly Talks Quarantine, the Future of the Economy, the Return of Sports and More!

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Dennis is joined by Bill O'Reilly who talks about his plan to bring back sports, and how he encouraged Sean Hannity to share the plan with President Trump. They also talk about Bill Gates giving China credit for its handling of the corona virus, the World Health Organization, the CEO of Bank of America saying that it will take 18 months for our economy to recover, why right now is a good time to by a house or car, how people have had it with the lock down at this point, Joe Biden and Donald Trump's grandfather who died from the Spanish flu pandemic.

Dennis also talks to Christian and Lindsey about the Democratic convention, his time on Star Search, "The Wire" possibly finding its way on TV's Mt. Rushmore, Primanti Brothers sandwiches in Pittsburgh, performing comedy at a strip club, doing Frank Caliendo's podcast, writing a joke for Garry Shandling, Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" and more!

Apr 30 2020

53mins

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S2 E123: Don't Burn This Podcast with Dave Rubin

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Dennis is joined by Dave Rubin to discuss his new book, "Don't Burn This Book: Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason", how Dennis was the last in-person guest for Dave's show, Dennis being Tom Snyder's last guest, Dave's political shift starting with his time on The Young Turks network and watching the treatment of a guest on an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher". They also discuss implementing social distancing, getting to know your neighbors, the increase in the national divorce rate, power returning to states, Jordan Peterson and much more!

Dennis also chats with Christian and Lindsey about comments Dr. Fauci made to the press, the Sean Connery film "Medicine Man", Lorraine Bracco, "Goodfellas", Ray Liotta, reading Diane Keaton's book, her collaborations with Woody Allen and much more!

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Apr 28 2020

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Great show

By patmc6 - May 30 2020
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Dennis is always funny I love the obscure references throughout the show

He’s just the best!

By Nolawyerjokes - May 18 2020
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Dennis is the absolute best!