A "firebrand" according to "Daily Variety," best-selling author and radio talk-show host Larry Elder has a take-no-prisoners style, using such old-fashioned things as evidence and logic.
Larry has hosted the longest-running afternoon drive time radio show in Los Angeles, beginning in March, 1994. "The Larry Elder Show," a top-rated daily program from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (PT) on KABC 790, and is available to his fans -- the Elderados -- via live video or audio podcasts on www.larryelder.com.
In his best-selling book, The 10 Things You Can't Say in America, Larry skewers the crippling myths that dominate the public agenda. Larry punctures all pretension, trashes accepted "wisdom" and puts everyone on notice that the status quo must be shaken up. In his second book, Showdown: Confronting Bias, Lies and the Special Interests That Divide America, Larry again takes on the Nanny State, "victicrats" and the politically correct. His latest book, What's Race Got to Do with It? Why it's Time to Stop the Stupidest Argument in America, is being praised as an important, groundbreaking must-read for the future of race relations in America. Elder also writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column distributed through Creators Syndicate.
The son of a janitor, Larry was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles. He attended Brown University, receiving a BA in Political Science in 1974. He then attended University of Michigan, School of Law, graduating in 1977. After graduation, he worked with a large law firm in Cleveland, Ohio, where he practiced litigation. He then opened "Laurence A. Elder and Associates," a business specializing in recruiting experienced attorneys. At the same time, he hosted a topic-oriented television show in Cleveland, first on PBS, then on the local Fox affiliate.