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What’s With All The Steps?

Kids don’t understand why adults hold stairs in so much contempt, but Larry explains it. Plus, Larry talks about an audition, his never-ending love of Hollywood and family vacations. Also, Larry recites “Spring comes to Murray Hill” by Ogden Nash and talks about the classic Stanley Kubrick movie Spartacus. Quote of the week: “I was […]

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A New Car For Larry! (Rebroadcast)

Larry needs a new car and a ’64 Fury III is not an option. Hear about the jailbird Irwin and the string of dicey used cars he sold Larry’s dad. Then Larry talks about the movie West Side Story and the great poem “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus. Plus, tales of a miniature statue […]

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Three Stooges In One!

Larry talks of his love for The Three Stooges and his son’s recent promotion in the Marines. Plus, a discussion of the classic movie “Lady Eve.” Then, Larry recites a sonnet by James Russell Lowell. Quote of the week: “Wouldn’t it be lavaly.”

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Here’s To Your Health!

Larry talks about the importance of appreciating the fleeting gift of good health. And he does another lap around the basepath, discussing “Pride of the Yankees” again. Plus we have some mountain man toughness, as he recites “A Hero” by Robert William Service. Quote of the week: “So-called huge people are usually idiots.”

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So, You’re Going To The Parade?

Larry has more trepidation about his son going to a St. Patrick’s Day parade than when he was shipped overseas. Plus, some more drunk St. Patrick’s anecdotes — like his friend peeing on the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Then Larry recites the poem “A Dog’s Mistake” by the great Australian bush poet Banjo Paterson, and […]

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The Lousiest Louse Of W.W.II

Larry talks about his least favorite character in WWII documentaries, who happens to be his least favorite person maybe ever. Will you be surprised at who it is? Probably zero chance of that. Then, Larry recites a poem by the great Australian writer Henry Lawson and talks about the classic noir film “The Big Sleep.”

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