On last night’s Tonight Show, Larry King — the now-former CNN host — debuted a gentle stand-up routine. It was the kind of monologue a good-natured great-uncle might tell at Thanksgiving: slow set-up and moderate payoff for jokes that sound like they’ve always been around. King promised as much, saying what he tells are stories, not jokes. Still, Leno seemed to be pushing King to poke fun at his own life, since he’s (without Viagra) managed to father a 10-year-old kid while another 55-year-old son stands in the shadows.

Check out video embedded after the jump. What do you think PopWatchers: Does Larry King have a future in stand-up? And aren’t you glad he didn’t choose music?

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