Larry the Cable Guy to Larry King: Live your life and leave other people alone (Video)

On today’s episode Larry King Now, Larry King’s online chat show on Hulu (5 pm ET), he welcomed comedian Larry the Cable Guy (real name: Dan Whitney) as his guest. And while the pair talked about a great many things, it’s the bit about politics in America that was most poignant. King talks to Whitney about the culture of blue-collar comedy, asking if all blue-collar types are conservative. Whitney explains

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Video: Larry King still trying to convince us he’s a comedian

For whatever reason, everyone and their mother thinks they can just jump into stand-up comedy and find success. Anyone who’s done stand-up before can tell you… not so much. The jury’s out as to whether or not Larry King will be the exception to the rule. The former CNN talking head and interviewer is embarking on a stand-up tour soon, and CNN’s American Morning team has released an interview with

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Larry King says performing stand-up comedy is "orgasmic"; also "it's not brain surgery"

In what will probably go down as one of the all-time creepiest statements about the art of stand-up comedy, former talk show host turned-comedian Larry King has described the act of performing comedy onstage as “orgasmic.” When writer R. Scott Reedy asks King, “How does it feel to be embarking on a new career in stand-up comedy?” the 77-year-old King just had to immediately insert images of old-person ejaculations into

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The threat is real: Larry King announces stand-up comedy dates

As you know, Larry King retired from his always-awkward, but for some reason well-respected chat show on CNN, Larry King Live, after 25 years at the helm. A month before that, we told you about Larry King’s possible plans (threats?) to attempt a turn in stand-up comedy and in fact, embark on a full fledged live comedy tour. As it turns out, the old dude was not fucking around. It’s

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As promised, Larry King attempts stand-up comedy (VIDEO)

Last night on The Tonight Show, Jay Leno probed Larry King about his rumored plans to embark on a stand-up comedy tour. After minimal coaxing, the newly-retired broadcaster got up to do a few bits. He stressed that his normal act consists of storytelling. Since time was limited, he decided to forego his usual format and just do a couple stock jokes that everyone has heard before and he didn’t

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Larry King is planning stand-up comedy tour

In a recent interview with New York Magazine, veteran interviewer Larry King made a surprising statement about his plans for after the end of his long running talk show. “I’m funny,” said King. “I’m going to do stand-up. That’s what I love.” Now, most people who have seen Larry King interview someone in recent years agree that the man is funny. But, intentionally so? That’s another matter… For reference, here’s

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Bill Maher gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hollywood honored comedian and talk-show host Bill Maher yesterday with the 2,417th star to be placed on the Walk of Fame. In a ceremony presided over by Larry King and Seth MacFarlane, Maher thanked “George Bush, Sarah Palin and the pope.” His HBO series, Real Time with Bill Maher, returns Friday at 10 pm EST. Check out a wee preview below. Real Time Is Back

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Joan Rivers talks hecklers with Larry King

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Joan Rivers has been everywhere recently promoting her documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work. She recently stopped by Larry King Live to discuss the film and things got pretty interesting when King asked about a particular incident with a heckler. Check it out. Is she right? Should the man have not come to the comedy show? After the jump, check out the

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