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Humorist John Lardner Wasn't Just Ring's Son11:37

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It would be a mistake to write off John Lardner as only the son of the celebrated humorist Ring. “John Lardner was funny, but not like his old man,” Red Smith wrote. “He was funny like John Lardner, a bonafide original.” Bill speaks with John Schulian, editor of the John Lardner Reader, a long-awaited collection of the younger Lardner’s work released fifty years after the writer’s death.

This segment aired on October 2, 2010.

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