Selected Shorts

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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.


Episode 3 Simon Rich “Guy Walks Into A Bar”

September 5th, 2016

Episode 107 of 156 episodes

Author, formerSNLwriter, and creator of theFXX showMan Seeking WomanSimon Rich wrote a humor piece inThe New Yorkerthat’s a dark yet sweetly hilarious take on the classic 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.

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