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Wilder Asks, 'What Is This Thing Called Love?'

Most people think of Gene Wilder as an actor, the star of movies such as The Producers and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

But he is also a writer. Wilder joins us to talk about his career and his book of short stories, What Is This Thing Called Love?

Wilder laughs when host Neal Conan asks him, "do you consider yourself a romantic?" "Oh," he says, "is the Pope catholic? Yes, I do." Wilder also confesses he thinks about love "almost — I don't want to sound silly — but almost all the time."

Tell us: Do you or did you have a love that would make a good short story?

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