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The Dennis Miller Option

Rank #84 in Comedy category

Comedy
News & Politics
Society & Culture
Personal Journals
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Each week, Emmy-winning comedian Dennis Miller provides his no-holds-barred, uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else that’s on his mind. Joining him will be a A-list guests from across the political, comedic, and entertainment spectrums, along with his “Guy Friday,” Christian Bladt.

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Each week, Emmy-winning comedian Dennis Miller provides his no-holds-barred, uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else that’s on his mind. Joining him will be a A-list guests from across the political, comedic, and entertainment spectrums, along with his “Guy Friday,” Christian Bladt.

iTunes Ratings

1650 Ratings
Average Ratings
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115
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27
120

iTunes Ratings

1650 Ratings
Average Ratings
1344
115
44
27
120
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The Dennis Miller Option

Rank #84 in Comedy category

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Each week, Emmy-winning comedian Dennis Miller provides his no-holds-barred, uncensored take on current events, politics, pop culture, and anything else that’s on his mind. Joining him will be a A-list guests from across the political, comedic, and entertainment spectrums, along with his “Guy Friday,” Christian Bladt.

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Most Popular Episodes of The Dennis Miller Option

Rank #1: Dana Carvey

May 09 2018
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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.

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Rank #2: Hanging with Kinison, Trivia with Norm MacDonald and Making McCartney Self-Conscious (with David Spade)

Oct 16 2018
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Dennis is joined by David Spade for the first of two episdoes this week, discussing the dinner they recently had with Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon. David also talks about getting his start in stand-up and great advice that he got from Dennis, hanging out with Sam Kinison, working with Sandler for Netflix and going out on the “Grown Ups” tour with him, where Schneider insulted Norm MacDonald, whom Spade does trivia nights with. He also tells a story about Chris Farley’s brothers making Paul McCartney self-conscious, and will have plenty more stories in our next episode. PlutoTV= Pluto TV is the easy and completely legal way to watch your favorite TV shows and hit movies for free. Download PlutoTV today. Leesa Mattress= Get up to $160 off the Leesa mattress or $235 off the luxury Sapira mattress and free shipping on the Leesa mattress at leesa.com/dennis and enter promo code dennis at checkout. BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. ZipRecruiter= Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at this exclusive web address: ZipRecruiter dot com slash [miller]! That’s ZipRecruiter.com/Miller

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Rank #3: Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey

Aug 30 2018
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Dennis talks to Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey who join Christian in studio for the entire show, talking about auditioning for SNL, joining the cast of the show, and the day-to-day week-to-week schedule of the show. Jon talks about how Dennis helped him settle into the show. They also talk about developing their performing style, creating some of SNL’s best loved characters and impressions and so much more!

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Rank #4: Tales of Jack Nicholson, Chevy Chase, The Titanic, Raccoons and Other Thoughts

May 16 2018
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It's a loose, free-wheeling free-associative super-sized episode of "The Dennis Miller Option", including stories about Jack Nicholson, Chevy Chase, real tales of the Titanic and raccoons digging through trash. There are also suggestions for the border wall, a discussion about North Korea, President Trump's chances at a nobel prize and so much more! Plus, we dip into the mailbag to read some of YOUR comments and questions!

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Rank #5: Adam Carolla

Jul 17 2018
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Dennis and Christian talk a little bit about President Trump’s meeting with Putin and his trip to the UK. They also discuss France’s World Cup win, surprising comments from Anthony Bourdain’s final interview, and a raccoon in the news. Also, Adam Carolla calls in to discuss his trip to the UK, George Clooney’s recent accident, Pac Man Jones and more!

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Rank #6: Thaddeus McCotter

Aug 02 2018
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Dennis talks about running into Steve Martin at a steakhouse, martinis, his new favorite Beach Boys song, the term "nonplussed", and then he and Christian are joined by former Republican Congressman of Michigan Thaddeus McCotter who talks about how much he prefers life outside of the House and why some people are so attracted to the power. They also discuss what it takes to actually impeach a president, their overall thoughts on President Trump's performance, the reality of Socialism, England, the inability of the LEft to concede when Trump's policies work, and their mutual thoughts of Obama.

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Rank #7: Presidents (Cloned and Otherwise), Jinky the Fruit Bat and more

Dec 06 2018
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Dennis starts off discussing the memorial service for Former President George HW Bush, and shares some of is personal remembrances of the 41st president. He also comments on a Vanity Fair piece called "Was Russiagate Worth It?" Dennis also chats with Christian about a radio station in Cleveland no longer playing the Christmas song "Baby, It's Cold Outside", the commemoration of 85 years since the end of Prohibition, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's denial that he died and was replaced by clone, Kevin Hart hosting the next Oscars, and New York City launching a drone program. Plus, the connection between Dennis's old syndicated Tribune television show and Les Moonves's accusers, trading marijuana on the Toronto stock exchange, Don Rickles' series "CPO Sharkey", Orson Welles and Howard Hawks, the caliber of food at an Outback steakhouse, McDonald's salt packets, Burger King's creative promotion for their app, the concept of terminal velocity and a group of vegans who clashed with diners after storming a steakhouse in order to play a recording of cows being slaughtered.

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Rank #8: High Bidder and Hot for Teacher (More with David Spade)

Oct 18 2018
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Dennis starts off talking with Christian about Halloween, Kanye and Trump, Taylor Swift getting involved in politics, President Trump liking her music 25% less and his predilection for fast food. Christian and Dennis also remember working together on his CNBC series 14 years ago, and Dennis reveals that he has upcoming appearances on Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon. Then, comedian David Spade is back to tell some more great stories, starting with memories of Chris Farley at the SNL Monday meeting, his OCD, leaving a message for Spade's friend, and how much the new cast enjoyed when Dennis would reduce them to their most basic qualities. They also discuss how acting sometimes takes you out of your comfort zone, Spade being peer pressured into bidding too much at a Sean Penn fundraiser, dating the girl from the "Hot for Teacher" video and much more.

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Rank #9: More Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey

Sep 04 2018
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Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey once again join Dennis and Christian for the entire show, giving more specifics about the weekly schedule at SNL and the famous dinners with Lorne. Jon also talks about knowing Phil Hartman at The Groundlings back in 1984 and the kind of guy he was on stage and around the office. They also talk about having out with Walter Peyton, Joe Montana, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Billy Joel and Brooke Shields. They all talk about their New York apartments back in those days. Dana talks about first meeting Burt Lancaster. Jon discusses taking up stand-up 15 years ago. They also talk about Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, performing at Dennis's wedding, the genesis of Dana's Regis Philbin impression, Carvey performing with his kids now, and he gives his impression of President Trump in Helsinki and pitching a movie idea to Barack Obama.

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Rank #10: Dennis is Cranky and when he's Cranky he's Funny and being Funny oddly makes him Crankier

Nov 27 2018
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Dennis talks to Christian about why it makes sense to take a breath and actually figure out who everyone is at the border, President Trump's handling of the border, how easily he handles how much his detractors hate him and how the Left requires everyone to be all-in on everything on their check list. They also go through headlines about how Alan Dershowitz expects the Mueller report to be devastating but with no criminal charges for President Trump, John Kasich's presidential ambitions, the ongoing riots in Paris, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski getting married, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, backlash against Kevin Hart having a cowboys and Indians party and a Houston real estate agent who used racy photos to help sell a house. Plus, feedback on last week's Ben Makiewicz interview, a great story about Jack Benny and George Burns driving across country,watching "My Brilliant Friend", "Succession" and checking out "Mr. Robot", Disney's "The Black Hole", a great book about Howard Hawks he's reading, and a visit from a certain Simian medical professional. Thanks to our sponsors: BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. My Pillow= GO TO MYPILLOW DOT COM, CLICK ON THE BUY ONE GET ON FREE SPECIAL AND USE CODE OPTION AND YOU’LL GET ONE FREE PILLOW WHEN YOU BUY ONE AT REGULAR PRICE PLUS SHIPPING Blink= Blink is an ultra-affordable, 100% wire-free home security camera that runs on 2 AA batteries for up to 2 years. To get your Blink Camera today go to Blinkforhome.com/DennisMiller Vivid Seats= Get the biggest concerts, games, theater tix and more, Vivid Seats has it all. Download the app, and enter promo code [[MILLERTIME]] for 10% off your first order on Vivid Seats.

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Rank #11: I'm Cranky As Hell and I'm Not Gonna Take It Anymore

Sep 18 2018
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Dennis is cranky and lays into Dianne Feinstein for waiting to release on the letter she received with the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh until she considered it to be politically expedient. He also stresses the importance of avoiding confrontations over politics, shares his exhaustion at comparisons between President Trump and Hitler, and wades into the continued furor over Norm MacDonald's comments to the Hollywood Reporter. Later, he takes Joe Biden to task for saying "God forbid me" for not speaking up about Trump sooner which leads to commentary about how this November's election will be very telling for where we're at as a country. He also rails against weather reporters who over-act on camera to exaggerate the effect of a storm, but finds time to commend Vontae Davis of the Buffalo Bills for retiring at half time.

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Rank #12: Curt Schilling

Jul 26 2018
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Dennis discusses President Trump's joint press conference with EU president with Jean-Claude Juncker, Nikki Haley's comments about Russia, a sorority that will no longer exclude membership based on gender and the film "The Sweet Smell of Success". The baseball great Curt Schilling calls in to talk about his podcast, tell some great stories, including the bloody sock game, Johnny Podres and Greg Maddux, comparisons between President Trump and Ronald Reagan and why he doesn't worry about the opinions of people who don't know him. Then, Dennis and Christian read some of your comments from the mailbag.

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Rank #13: Tom Berenger

Sep 13 2018
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In an all-new Dennis Miller Option, Dennis talks to Christian about the controversy surrounding Norm MacDonald’s comments about Roseanne Barr and Louis CK, Paul McCartney’s revelation about group masturbation with John Lennon, a million less viewers for the swimsuit-less Miss America pageant, Will Smith’s career, zombies, Bowie Drummer Woody Woodmansey and the Charles Bronson movie Telefon. Then, actor Tom Berenger is in studio to talk about his new movie "American Dresser", their shared appreciation of "Fargo", actors being replaced by holograms, working with Oliver Stone on "Platoon", "Major League", "The Big Chill", working with Bill Paxton and Powers Boothe on "Hatfields & McCoys" and more!

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Rank #14: Political Correctness and Halloween, Whitey Bulger, Jimmy Connors, Star Search and more!

Nov 01 2018
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Dennis and Christian discuss Whitey Bulger’s murder in prison and other rough crowds on West Virginia. They also talk about Halloween, Megyn Kelly, political correctness, whether you could make “Napoleon Dynamite” today, Dennis’s Old CNBC Show, radio show, the merchandise they used to sell from it and the “bathrobe sessions” where he would answer questions from listeners. There’s also a quick visit from tennis great Jimmy Connors, who discusses hiking with Dennis, his workout regimen and how he can't play an hour's of tennis anymore. There’s also discussion of Barbara Streisand threatening to move to Canada (again!), the phrase nolo contendre, Dennis competing on Star Search against Sinbad, the Black Sabbath song War Pigs, allegations of voter suppression against NBC News, Election Day, ABC ordering an additional episode of “Roseanne” spin-off “The Connors”. Plus, Meryl Streep’s acting, the caravan, and how to make it look like no one is home for Halloween.

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Rank #15: Cornucopia of Headlines

Nov 22 2018
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On The Dennis Miller Option Thanksgiving special, Dennis stuffs 30 headlines into a little more than an hour, talking to Christian about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,flying with Mitt Romney, Ivanka's e-mails, the 9th Circuit Court blocking the administration's asylum ban, President Trump refusing considering a visit to a war zone, answering Mueller's questions, plans to appear at next year's White House Correspondents Dinner, wanting the Justice Department to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey, plans to shut down the government if Congress doesn't fund the border wall, turning off cameras facing reporters in the White House Briefing Room, and Obama hinting that President Trump has "mommy issues". They also discuss the CDC warning to not eat Romaine lettuce, if your water consumption could be hurting you, how Facebook is handling recent scandals, a planned Northern Exposure reboot, James Woods on Twitter Amber Tamblyn saying she considered giving her baby to Canada after the 2016 election, Brenda Snipes resignation, a petition urging Maroon 5 to not perform at the Super Bowl, El Chapo bribing the Mexican president $6 Million, protests in Spain and France, the Cleveland Browns possibly interviewing Condoleeza Rice, Silicon Valley wages, a man who set his luggage on fire in Pakistan, a rare snake with 2 heads that died in Virginia, and a stranded camel who entertained motorists along a snowy roadway. If that's not enough for you, there's also talk about Black Friday, a ballerina with polio, an affliction called tryophobia, a book called "Roast Chicken and Other Stories", Bill Murray's yearly Oscar picks segment, Orson Welles, Ed McMahon, McDonald's and Jabba the Hutt. Thanks to our sponsors: BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. PlutoTV= Pluto TV is the easy and completely legal way to watch your favorite TV shows and hit movies for free. Download PlutoTV today. Blink= Blink is an ultra-affordable, 100% wire-free home security camera that runs on 2 AA batteries for up to 2 years. To get your Blink Camera today go to Blinkforhome.com/DennisMiller Vivid Seats= Get the biggest concerts, games, theater tix and more, Vivid Seats has it all. Download the app, and enter promo code [[MILLERTIME]] for 10% off your first order on Vivid Seats.

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Rank #16: OPEN PHONES, PET SOUNDS, ANN MARGRET AND MORE!

Aug 21 2018
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Dennis discusses COPD, Penn and Teller, boosting Facebook posts, the kind of people who fall for Nigerian Princes, male cheerleaders in the NFL, counseling for Mets fans, the Beach Boys "Pet Sounds" and his friend Bo Derek introducing him to Ann Margret. He also takes calls from Corbie in Missouri, William in Ohio and answers a question about whether the 2012 election could have been rigged.

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Rank #17: Kevin Nealon

May 30 2018
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Dennis is joined by comedian Kevin Nealon, who discusses his hiking show on YouTube, Garry Shandling, their time together on SNL, and Kevin’s role on the CBS sitcom “Man With A Plan”. Then, Dennis and Christian chat about the disappointing box office for Disney’s latest Star Wars film, a bad tweet from President Trump, and some encouraging comments from Pope Francis. Plus, Hillary Clinton’s “bulge”, Louis Farrakhan, Morgan Freeman and more on Starbucks.

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Rank #18: Starbucks new policy/Trump 2020

May 23 2018
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Dennis and Christian react to the latest news, including public urination on an airplane seat, Starbucks' new bathroom policy, the latest on the North Korea summit, Trump 2020, and whether or not volcanoes just do whatever they want. Plus, your comments and questions in the hopefully soon-to-be-retitled "Mailbag" segment! Your thoughts?

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Rank #19: Mt. Everest, The Vatican and Bert & Ernie

Sep 20 2018
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Dennis talks to Christian about a trip he took years ago to Mt. Everest, including the difficulty flying in and out of Bhutan, meeting the monks, and seeing an actual Golden Child. This transitions to a conversation about the Vatican and the Pope, the Young Pope with Jude Law, and purple nurples. There's also discussion about a Republican winning a Texas special election in a district Hillary won by 12 points in 2016, whether Democrats can win the House this year, and whether millennials will follow the elderly Democrat revolution. Also, more on North Korea's nukes, mailbag comments about Paul McCartney's recent revelation, An "Inside Edition" camera crew that was robbed (and the fact that the show is still on), a surprising declaration from a former "Sesame Street" writer, a listener's guide to bit-surfing, great jokes throughout history, and the comedic tandem of Norm MacDonald and Drake Sather.

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Rank #20: Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies

Nov 20 2018
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Dennis is joined in studio by Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies, who talks about his 15 years with the network, and how it took some viewers awhile to warm up to him. He also talks about some of the upcoming guest programmers and special Christmas programming. Ben also talks about his grandfather Herman Mankiewicz who wrote the script for Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane", and shares some of Peter Bogdanovich's recollections of Welles. Ben also discusses the rest of his famous family: his his father Frank Mankiewicz work as campaign director for George McGovern's 1972 presidential run, his uncle Tony Mankiewicz who wrote three James Bond films, the first two Richard Donner "Superman" films and created the television series "Hart to Hart" and Joe Mankiewicz getting paid a million dollars for "Cleopatra" but wanting his name taken off of it all the same. This leads to a Dennis and Ben discussing how they think that film is underrated. They also talk about the work of Howard Hawks, why Dean Martin was the greatest talk show guest, and some of the great output from the studio system. He also talks about growing up an A's fan in Washington DC and what it was like for him to see a game in Oakland for the first time. Thanks to our sponsors: BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. PlutoTV= Pluto TV is the easy and completely legal way to watch your favorite TV shows and hit movies for free. Download PlutoTV today. Blink= Blink is an ultra-affordable, 100% wire-free home security camera that runs on 2 AA batteries for up to 2 years. To get your Blink Camera today go to Blinkforhome.com/DennisMiller Vivid Seats= Get the biggest concerts, games, theater tix and more, Vivid Seats has it all. Download the app, and enter promo code [[MILLERTIME]] for 10% off your first order on Vivid Seats.

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Rank #1: 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 09 2018
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #2: Hanging with Kinison, Trivia with Norm MacDonald and Making McCartney Self-Conscious (with David Spade)

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Dennis is joined by David Spade for the first of two episdoes this week, discussing the dinner they recently had with Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon. David also talks about getting his start in stand-up and great advice that he got from Dennis, hanging out with Sam Kinison, working with Sandler for Netflix and going out on the “Grown Ups” tour with him, where Schneider insulted Norm MacDonald, whom Spade does trivia nights with. He also tells a story about Chris Farley’s brothers making Paul McCartney self-conscious, and will have plenty more stories in our next episode. PlutoTV= Pluto TV is the easy and completely legal way to watch your favorite TV shows and hit movies for free. Download PlutoTV today. Leesa Mattress= Get up to $160 off the Leesa mattress or $235 off the luxury Sapira mattress and free shipping on the Leesa mattress at leesa.com/dennis and enter promo code dennis at checkout. BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. ZipRecruiter= Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at this exclusive web address: ZipRecruiter dot com slash [miller]! That’s ZipRecruiter.com/Miller

Oct 16 2018
58 mins
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Rank #3: Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey

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Dennis talks to Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey who join Christian in studio for the entire show, talking about auditioning for SNL, joining the cast of the show, and the day-to-day week-to-week schedule of the show. Jon talks about how Dennis helped him settle into the show. They also talk about developing their performing style, creating some of SNL’s best loved characters and impressions and so much more!

Aug 30 2018
50 mins
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Rank #4: Tales of Jack Nicholson, Chevy Chase, The Titanic, Raccoons and Other Thoughts

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It's a loose, free-wheeling free-associative super-sized episode of "The Dennis Miller Option", including stories about Jack Nicholson, Chevy Chase, real tales of the Titanic and raccoons digging through trash. There are also suggestions for the border wall, a discussion about North Korea, President Trump's chances at a nobel prize and so much more! Plus, we dip into the mailbag to read some of YOUR comments and questions!

May 16 2018
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #5: Adam Carolla

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Dennis and Christian talk a little bit about President Trump’s meeting with Putin and his trip to the UK. They also discuss France’s World Cup win, surprising comments from Anthony Bourdain’s final interview, and a raccoon in the news. Also, Adam Carolla calls in to discuss his trip to the UK, George Clooney’s recent accident, Pac Man Jones and more!

Jul 17 2018
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #6: Thaddeus McCotter

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Dennis talks about running into Steve Martin at a steakhouse, martinis, his new favorite Beach Boys song, the term "nonplussed", and then he and Christian are joined by former Republican Congressman of Michigan Thaddeus McCotter who talks about how much he prefers life outside of the House and why some people are so attracted to the power. They also discuss what it takes to actually impeach a president, their overall thoughts on President Trump's performance, the reality of Socialism, England, the inability of the LEft to concede when Trump's policies work, and their mutual thoughts of Obama.

Aug 02 2018
54 mins
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Rank #7: Presidents (Cloned and Otherwise), Jinky the Fruit Bat and more

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Dennis starts off discussing the memorial service for Former President George HW Bush, and shares some of is personal remembrances of the 41st president. He also comments on a Vanity Fair piece called "Was Russiagate Worth It?" Dennis also chats with Christian about a radio station in Cleveland no longer playing the Christmas song "Baby, It's Cold Outside", the commemoration of 85 years since the end of Prohibition, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's denial that he died and was replaced by clone, Kevin Hart hosting the next Oscars, and New York City launching a drone program. Plus, the connection between Dennis's old syndicated Tribune television show and Les Moonves's accusers, trading marijuana on the Toronto stock exchange, Don Rickles' series "CPO Sharkey", Orson Welles and Howard Hawks, the caliber of food at an Outback steakhouse, McDonald's salt packets, Burger King's creative promotion for their app, the concept of terminal velocity and a group of vegans who clashed with diners after storming a steakhouse in order to play a recording of cows being slaughtered.

Dec 06 2018
1 hour 24 mins
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Rank #8: High Bidder and Hot for Teacher (More with David Spade)

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Dennis starts off talking with Christian about Halloween, Kanye and Trump, Taylor Swift getting involved in politics, President Trump liking her music 25% less and his predilection for fast food. Christian and Dennis also remember working together on his CNBC series 14 years ago, and Dennis reveals that he has upcoming appearances on Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon. Then, comedian David Spade is back to tell some more great stories, starting with memories of Chris Farley at the SNL Monday meeting, his OCD, leaving a message for Spade's friend, and how much the new cast enjoyed when Dennis would reduce them to their most basic qualities. They also discuss how acting sometimes takes you out of your comfort zone, Spade being peer pressured into bidding too much at a Sean Penn fundraiser, dating the girl from the "Hot for Teacher" video and much more.

Oct 18 2018
58 mins
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Rank #9: More Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey

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Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey once again join Dennis and Christian for the entire show, giving more specifics about the weekly schedule at SNL and the famous dinners with Lorne. Jon also talks about knowing Phil Hartman at The Groundlings back in 1984 and the kind of guy he was on stage and around the office. They also talk about having out with Walter Peyton, Joe Montana, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Billy Joel and Brooke Shields. They all talk about their New York apartments back in those days. Dana talks about first meeting Burt Lancaster. Jon discusses taking up stand-up 15 years ago. They also talk about Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, performing at Dennis's wedding, the genesis of Dana's Regis Philbin impression, Carvey performing with his kids now, and he gives his impression of President Trump in Helsinki and pitching a movie idea to Barack Obama.

Sep 04 2018
47 mins
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Rank #10: Dennis is Cranky and when he's Cranky he's Funny and being Funny oddly makes him Crankier

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Dennis talks to Christian about why it makes sense to take a breath and actually figure out who everyone is at the border, President Trump's handling of the border, how easily he handles how much his detractors hate him and how the Left requires everyone to be all-in on everything on their check list. They also go through headlines about how Alan Dershowitz expects the Mueller report to be devastating but with no criminal charges for President Trump, John Kasich's presidential ambitions, the ongoing riots in Paris, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski getting married, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, backlash against Kevin Hart having a cowboys and Indians party and a Houston real estate agent who used racy photos to help sell a house. Plus, feedback on last week's Ben Makiewicz interview, a great story about Jack Benny and George Burns driving across country,watching "My Brilliant Friend", "Succession" and checking out "Mr. Robot", Disney's "The Black Hole", a great book about Howard Hawks he's reading, and a visit from a certain Simian medical professional. Thanks to our sponsors: BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. My Pillow= GO TO MYPILLOW DOT COM, CLICK ON THE BUY ONE GET ON FREE SPECIAL AND USE CODE OPTION AND YOU’LL GET ONE FREE PILLOW WHEN YOU BUY ONE AT REGULAR PRICE PLUS SHIPPING Blink= Blink is an ultra-affordable, 100% wire-free home security camera that runs on 2 AA batteries for up to 2 years. To get your Blink Camera today go to Blinkforhome.com/DennisMiller Vivid Seats= Get the biggest concerts, games, theater tix and more, Vivid Seats has it all. Download the app, and enter promo code [[MILLERTIME]] for 10% off your first order on Vivid Seats.

Nov 27 2018
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #11: I'm Cranky As Hell and I'm Not Gonna Take It Anymore

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Dennis is cranky and lays into Dianne Feinstein for waiting to release on the letter she received with the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh until she considered it to be politically expedient. He also stresses the importance of avoiding confrontations over politics, shares his exhaustion at comparisons between President Trump and Hitler, and wades into the continued furor over Norm MacDonald's comments to the Hollywood Reporter. Later, he takes Joe Biden to task for saying "God forbid me" for not speaking up about Trump sooner which leads to commentary about how this November's election will be very telling for where we're at as a country. He also rails against weather reporters who over-act on camera to exaggerate the effect of a storm, but finds time to commend Vontae Davis of the Buffalo Bills for retiring at half time.

Sep 18 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #12: Curt Schilling

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Dennis discusses President Trump's joint press conference with EU president with Jean-Claude Juncker, Nikki Haley's comments about Russia, a sorority that will no longer exclude membership based on gender and the film "The Sweet Smell of Success". The baseball great Curt Schilling calls in to talk about his podcast, tell some great stories, including the bloody sock game, Johnny Podres and Greg Maddux, comparisons between President Trump and Ronald Reagan and why he doesn't worry about the opinions of people who don't know him. Then, Dennis and Christian read some of your comments from the mailbag.

Jul 26 2018
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #13: Tom Berenger

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In an all-new Dennis Miller Option, Dennis talks to Christian about the controversy surrounding Norm MacDonald’s comments about Roseanne Barr and Louis CK, Paul McCartney’s revelation about group masturbation with John Lennon, a million less viewers for the swimsuit-less Miss America pageant, Will Smith’s career, zombies, Bowie Drummer Woody Woodmansey and the Charles Bronson movie Telefon. Then, actor Tom Berenger is in studio to talk about his new movie "American Dresser", their shared appreciation of "Fargo", actors being replaced by holograms, working with Oliver Stone on "Platoon", "Major League", "The Big Chill", working with Bill Paxton and Powers Boothe on "Hatfields & McCoys" and more!

Sep 13 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #14: Political Correctness and Halloween, Whitey Bulger, Jimmy Connors, Star Search and more!

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Dennis and Christian discuss Whitey Bulger’s murder in prison and other rough crowds on West Virginia. They also talk about Halloween, Megyn Kelly, political correctness, whether you could make “Napoleon Dynamite” today, Dennis’s Old CNBC Show, radio show, the merchandise they used to sell from it and the “bathrobe sessions” where he would answer questions from listeners. There’s also a quick visit from tennis great Jimmy Connors, who discusses hiking with Dennis, his workout regimen and how he can't play an hour's of tennis anymore. There’s also discussion of Barbara Streisand threatening to move to Canada (again!), the phrase nolo contendre, Dennis competing on Star Search against Sinbad, the Black Sabbath song War Pigs, allegations of voter suppression against NBC News, Election Day, ABC ordering an additional episode of “Roseanne” spin-off “The Connors”. Plus, Meryl Streep’s acting, the caravan, and how to make it look like no one is home for Halloween.

Nov 01 2018
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #15: Cornucopia of Headlines

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On The Dennis Miller Option Thanksgiving special, Dennis stuffs 30 headlines into a little more than an hour, talking to Christian about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,flying with Mitt Romney, Ivanka's e-mails, the 9th Circuit Court blocking the administration's asylum ban, President Trump refusing considering a visit to a war zone, answering Mueller's questions, plans to appear at next year's White House Correspondents Dinner, wanting the Justice Department to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey, plans to shut down the government if Congress doesn't fund the border wall, turning off cameras facing reporters in the White House Briefing Room, and Obama hinting that President Trump has "mommy issues". They also discuss the CDC warning to not eat Romaine lettuce, if your water consumption could be hurting you, how Facebook is handling recent scandals, a planned Northern Exposure reboot, James Woods on Twitter Amber Tamblyn saying she considered giving her baby to Canada after the 2016 election, Brenda Snipes resignation, a petition urging Maroon 5 to not perform at the Super Bowl, El Chapo bribing the Mexican president $6 Million, protests in Spain and France, the Cleveland Browns possibly interviewing Condoleeza Rice, Silicon Valley wages, a man who set his luggage on fire in Pakistan, a rare snake with 2 heads that died in Virginia, and a stranded camel who entertained motorists along a snowy roadway. If that's not enough for you, there's also talk about Black Friday, a ballerina with polio, an affliction called tryophobia, a book called "Roast Chicken and Other Stories", Bill Murray's yearly Oscar picks segment, Orson Welles, Ed McMahon, McDonald's and Jabba the Hutt. Thanks to our sponsors: BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. PlutoTV= Pluto TV is the easy and completely legal way to watch your favorite TV shows and hit movies for free. Download PlutoTV today. Blink= Blink is an ultra-affordable, 100% wire-free home security camera that runs on 2 AA batteries for up to 2 years. To get your Blink Camera today go to Blinkforhome.com/DennisMiller Vivid Seats= Get the biggest concerts, games, theater tix and more, Vivid Seats has it all. Download the app, and enter promo code [[MILLERTIME]] for 10% off your first order on Vivid Seats.

Nov 22 2018
1 hour 20 mins
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Rank #16: OPEN PHONES, PET SOUNDS, ANN MARGRET AND MORE!

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Dennis discusses COPD, Penn and Teller, boosting Facebook posts, the kind of people who fall for Nigerian Princes, male cheerleaders in the NFL, counseling for Mets fans, the Beach Boys "Pet Sounds" and his friend Bo Derek introducing him to Ann Margret. He also takes calls from Corbie in Missouri, William in Ohio and answers a question about whether the 2012 election could have been rigged.

Aug 21 2018
52 mins
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Rank #17: Kevin Nealon

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Dennis is joined by comedian Kevin Nealon, who discusses his hiking show on YouTube, Garry Shandling, their time together on SNL, and Kevin’s role on the CBS sitcom “Man With A Plan”. Then, Dennis and Christian chat about the disappointing box office for Disney’s latest Star Wars film, a bad tweet from President Trump, and some encouraging comments from Pope Francis. Plus, Hillary Clinton’s “bulge”, Louis Farrakhan, Morgan Freeman and more on Starbucks.

May 30 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #18: Starbucks new policy/Trump 2020

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Dennis and Christian react to the latest news, including public urination on an airplane seat, Starbucks' new bathroom policy, the latest on the North Korea summit, Trump 2020, and whether or not volcanoes just do whatever they want. Plus, your comments and questions in the hopefully soon-to-be-retitled "Mailbag" segment! Your thoughts?

May 23 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #19: Mt. Everest, The Vatican and Bert & Ernie

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Dennis talks to Christian about a trip he took years ago to Mt. Everest, including the difficulty flying in and out of Bhutan, meeting the monks, and seeing an actual Golden Child. This transitions to a conversation about the Vatican and the Pope, the Young Pope with Jude Law, and purple nurples. There's also discussion about a Republican winning a Texas special election in a district Hillary won by 12 points in 2016, whether Democrats can win the House this year, and whether millennials will follow the elderly Democrat revolution. Also, more on North Korea's nukes, mailbag comments about Paul McCartney's recent revelation, An "Inside Edition" camera crew that was robbed (and the fact that the show is still on), a surprising declaration from a former "Sesame Street" writer, a listener's guide to bit-surfing, great jokes throughout history, and the comedic tandem of Norm MacDonald and Drake Sather.

Sep 20 2018
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #20: Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies

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Dennis is joined in studio by Ben Mankiewicz of Turner Classic Movies, who talks about his 15 years with the network, and how it took some viewers awhile to warm up to him. He also talks about some of the upcoming guest programmers and special Christmas programming. Ben also talks about his grandfather Herman Mankiewicz who wrote the script for Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane", and shares some of Peter Bogdanovich's recollections of Welles. Ben also discusses the rest of his famous family: his his father Frank Mankiewicz work as campaign director for George McGovern's 1972 presidential run, his uncle Tony Mankiewicz who wrote three James Bond films, the first two Richard Donner "Superman" films and created the television series "Hart to Hart" and Joe Mankiewicz getting paid a million dollars for "Cleopatra" but wanting his name taken off of it all the same. This leads to a Dennis and Ben discussing how they think that film is underrated. They also talk about the work of Howard Hawks, why Dean Martin was the greatest talk show guest, and some of the great output from the studio system. He also talks about growing up an A's fan in Washington DC and what it was like for him to see a game in Oakland for the first time. Thanks to our sponsors: BetDSI= Join betdsi.com today using promo code to get in the action and get paid. Theraworx= Try Theraworx Relief – a non-greasy foam that’s proven to relieve muscle cramps fast and reduce muscle soreness. Learn more at TheraworxRelief.com. PlutoTV= Pluto TV is the easy and completely legal way to watch your favorite TV shows and hit movies for free. Download PlutoTV today. Blink= Blink is an ultra-affordable, 100% wire-free home security camera that runs on 2 AA batteries for up to 2 years. To get your Blink Camera today go to Blinkforhome.com/DennisMiller Vivid Seats= Get the biggest concerts, games, theater tix and more, Vivid Seats has it all. Download the app, and enter promo code [[MILLERTIME]] for 10% off your first order on Vivid Seats.

Nov 20 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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