412: Million Dollar Idea

412: Million Dollar Idea

Jul 16, 2010
Back in the 1980s Michael Larson made the most money ever on the game show Press Your Luck. And it was no accident—Larson had a plan to get rich that surprised everyone: The home viewers, the show's producers and mostly Larson himself.
This and other stories of million dollar ideas, including some from our listeners.

Web extra: Listen to Producer Robyn Semien talking with a listener named Abel Gonzales, about his million dollar idea.

  • Comedian Kumail Nanjiani makes his pitch for a product you may have heard of. His story was recorded at Comix in New York. You can get Kumail's tour dates on twitter. (2 1/2 minutes) DrugsFunnyLive Performance

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Larson on Press Your Luck, where he won a record $110,237 in 1984.

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