If Louis CK writes, directs, edits and stars in his FX comedy series, Louie, then what’s left for a co-producer to do?

That’s Steven Wright’s role on the show, and Wright explained how he started working with CK and what that works entails, in this appearance on Wednesday night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. Wright also revealed just how time-consuming it is to craft a new hour of stand-up material based solely on surrealistic one-liners.

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