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Kristen Schaal Is a Horse

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 11:00 PM

We open up our Loops show with a bit of sketch comedy from Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal that seems to break all the rules about how jokes work. 

Be careful, this silly loopy song is perversely catchy:

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the greg from roseville

It would be interesting to have seen this performance without having heard the RadioLab explanation first. Knowing what their thoughts were as they acted this out informed And changed my perspective.

Sep. 21 2014 11:40 PM
dawe from toronto

i'm pretty sure this unorthodox joke is based on andy kauffman's "i trusted you." like the previous commenter i laughed til gagging at that sketch and when i showed friends they rewarded me with a blank stare.

Sep. 03 2014 08:23 PM
Lisa from Perkasie PA

I listened to the 'Kristen Schaal is a Horse' segment while driving and nearly had to pull the car over because I was laughing so hard I started to cry. Loved the segment so much I wanted to share it with my husband when I returned home. I pulled up your website expecting to find an audio link and was pleasantly surprised to find a video link instead. Fantastic! What a bonus to see the nuts behind this hysterical segment. Not so much. My husband and I watched stoned faced. I struggled to explain why I was blinded by tears just an hour earlier. Why was the segment so much funnier to the ear than the eye? Perhaps an idea for a future Radiolab?

Sep. 02 2014 04:16 PM

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