CNN legend Larry King has interviewed virtually every major big-shot celebrity and politician known on earth, from Martin Luther King Jr. to Richard Nixon. He estimates he’s gabbed with 50,000 people, enough to fill Turner Field.
So now the tables are turned. King has written a memoir “My Remarkable Journey” and is willing to be grilled himself to promote the book.
“You’re lucky,” he said by phone from Los Angeles earlier this week. “This is the first day of the tour. I’ve done book tours in the past and by the end, the last thing you want to talk about is the book. Ask me about Tiddlywinks. Ask me about what airplane I flew in! I never liked much talking about myself.”
How do you like CNN’s “Larry King Live”?
- He’s like a comfy old sweater — always there when you need him!
- He needs to retire — and soon!
- He’s still on?
But here he is gabbing about the man who hired him at CNN, how his show has changed over the years and how