I Love A Buffet And Other Life Lessons

Buffet, as a concept, is the one thing that ties all Americans together, so says Larry. Also hear how Larry taught his son a valuable life lesson with his favorite instructional tool — a pie. (Who are we kidding? Larry’s favorite everything is a pie.)

Larry talks about the lengths he’d go to in order to save his wife’s life and why that answer isn’t good enough for her. Get introduced to the latest food measuring increment. Not the cup, not the liter, but the bucket.

Find out why Larry’s great great Grandmother stopped speaking to his great great Grandfather — for 62 years. Larry admits to being lured into purchasing a cheap pair of sneakers and somehow relates it to Guys and Dolls.

And Larry finally decides which Latin expression we will use on the Larry Miller Drinking Society coat of arms!

Quote of the week: “They have a whole room just for bacon.”

Vocabulary builder word of the week: “Hornswaggled.”


Tell a friend about the show, and check out Larry’s personal website www.LarryMillerhumor.com

Or follow Larry’s personal Twitter @larryjmiller


Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana
Show Summary: Matt Fondiler
Web Engineering: Sandy Ganz

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22 Responses to “I Love A Buffet And Other Life Lessons”

  1. Jason Provis
    2010/12/08 at 7:56 am #

    Larry!

    The theme song always makes me imagine a tickertape parade, and all the attendees, honourees and the people on the dias have YOUR FACE.

    • Jason Provis
      2010/12/08 at 7:57 am #

      But occasionally more hair.

  2. Love Larry
    2010/12/08 at 9:59 am #

    Great show today. Better sound as well.

  3. JessMan
    2010/12/08 at 9:59 am #

    i love this podcast so much, even reading the title while i download it made me laugh. long live TWWLM!

  4. Chris
    2010/12/08 at 10:04 am #

    And to all those people who know who they are. Hope you can make it out to St. Louis in the future, keep up the great work, it’s what I pretty much look forward to on Wed or Thursday.

  5. Greg
    2010/12/08 at 11:08 am #

    Larry is comedic genius!!! Movie studios should put out a DVD collection called “Scenes with Larry Miller Because the Rest of the Movie Doesn’t Matter.”

  6. Ramon V
    2010/12/08 at 1:24 pm #

    Bravo. Larry is getting better ever week. I wish his spot was more involved on Adams Podcast.

  7. Andrew Martin Derer
    2010/12/08 at 3:17 pm #

    Another great episode, couldnt agree more with your thoughts on buffets! Keep up the stellar work.

  8. Mike
    2010/12/08 at 8:28 pm #

    Never spoke to him again? That’s the best deal he could have ever imagined. Where do I send my check?

  9. Larry
    2010/12/09 at 10:44 am #

    Sadly(?) this is what I’ve waited the last week to learn…

    How did the 5 bar of soap parlay work out???

    • lmcast
      2010/12/09 at 1:09 pm #

      Five bar parlay update coming next week! — Jeff

      • Larry
        2010/12/10 at 4:43 pm #

        Thank goodness. I’ve been thinking about Larry in the shower. I’d really rather prefer not to…

  10. Susie
    2010/12/09 at 1:10 pm #

    Cant wait to become a member Larry!

  11. JayHMT
    2010/12/09 at 4:38 pm #

    Can’t wait for the card!
    Thanks so much for doing this. I look forward to it every single week. Your show has replaced quite a few as the number one “oooooh! A new one!” show.

  12. Andy90
    2010/12/10 at 6:54 am #

    “I’m guessing it wasn’t soy…”

    Another entertaining podcast!

  13. TWwLM_Fan
    2010/12/13 at 5:07 pm #

    Another gem Larry! Love the stories. Looking forward to your NYC show in january, will try to make it down from central CT. Honestly Larry, i would have let you move to the front of the pie line if would get me a 45+ minute podcast!! ;-)

  14. Oni
    2010/12/14 at 5:26 pm #

    Larry love the show, more than all others (except DoT). You are like an edgier Garrison Keeler.

  15. Larry E
    2010/12/15 at 1:11 pm #

    My question (about the Latin motto) is — did the Romans have question marks? I took Latin in high school, and I don’t remember.

    All I remember is “puer” (boy), “puella” (girl), and “agricola” (farmer). Also, “In Hoc Signo Vinces” (Marlboro). Hard to make a complete sentence with that, let alone a question.

  16. Larry E
    2010/12/15 at 1:29 pm #

    You know what those pies tasted of? INTEGRITY!

    I’m so glad Larry Miller didn’t accept the “celebrity” pie. I’ve said it before, about a different incident Larry related (in “Reason” magazine, I think): Larry Miller is an everyday hero.

  17. Jen
    2010/12/21 at 8:12 pm #

    Love hearing larry’s stories and philosophies on little things in life..”oh so what if it’s too much food.”
    Oh and BY THE WAY, loved the line, “If you walked out of bed today and you had a job to go to, and a home to come back to, and someone there who cares about you, folks, the game’s over, and you’ve won.” Just great.

    • Marko
      2011/01/06 at 10:48 am #

      So true, Jen. I used that quote (with credit to Larry) on my family’s annual Christmas letter.

  18. James Shell
    2011/03/05 at 6:47 pm #

    Love this picture; I laugh ever time I see it.

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