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Comedian Steven Wright Brings His Deadpan One-Liners To Charlotte

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Comedian Steven Wright’s style of delivering one-liners in a serious, deadpan demeanor is a genre unto itself. Wright’s career has spanned more than 30 years. He brings his standup act to Charlotte’s McGlohon Theater on Friday. Morning Edition host Marshall Terry caught up with him over the phone from his home in Rhode Island. Wright says his reputation for quick one-liners has grown in the last decade, thanks to the Internet. But not all of it’s deserved.

Here's Steven Wright  on Conan.