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Afternoon Delight: Jerry Seinfeld Writes a Joke

Afternoon Delight is a daily diversion for when you’re just back from lunch, but not quite ready to knuckle down to work. Check back weekdays at 1 p.m. for another one.

A few weeks back, Jerry Seinfeld was The New York Times magazine cover subject. He talks a lot about the art of crafting a joke in the story, and in this accompanying video, he walks us through the process.