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Ira Glass Sex Tape Spoof Earns 92,000 Views

What if This American Life dedicated an episode to sex tapes? Julian Joslin and Michael Grinspan created a hilarious and fairly tame satire of the show (embedded above).

“This American Laugh” spoofs famous style of Ira Glass, imagining an episode where the writer and host tries to make a sex tape. Joslin spliced together a Glass impersonation with real audio from NPR personalities. It has already earned more than 92,000 views.

The Huffington Post has more about the video: “The result is a barbed love letter to public radio’s self-seriousness, with a familiar cast of characters that includes Alex Bloomberg, Jonathan Goldstein and Terry Gross, who’s kind of the co-star. To conjure the supporting characters, Joslin trolled NPR footage, splicing Gross from nine ‘Fresh Air’ episodes including interviews with Jay-Z, Gene Simmons, Woody Allen, a dominatrix of unknown provenance and Keith Richards. Goldstein’s and Bloomberg’s sound bytes come largely from the ‘Testosterone’ episode of ‘This American Life.’”

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