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Too Hot For Radio: Simon Rich: "Guy Walks into a Bar"

Aparna Nancherla

Artist Michael Urie

A tiny misunderstanding in this classic joke leads to hilarious results.

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Author, former SNL writer, and creator of the FXX show Man Seeking Woman Simon, Simon Rich wrote a humor piece in The New Yorker that’s a dark yet sweetly hilarious take on the classic 12-inch pianist joke, and just like that, it was all over social media. Just in case you need some extra encouragement, Conan O’Brien tweeted it and called it “the funniest thing I’ve read in a long time.” Host Aparna Nancherla calls Simon Rich to discuss his story, read by Michael Urie.

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