Aziz Ansari's How to Lose to Jeffrey Tambor With Dignity joke at the Golden Globes.

Aziz Ansari Had the Best (and Most Elaborate) Joke of the Golden Globes

Aziz Ansari Had the Best (and Most Elaborate) Joke of the Golden Globes

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Jan. 10 2016 9:50 PM

Aziz Ansari Had the Best (and Most Elaborate) Joke of the Golden Globes

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Yup, Aziz Ansari was ready for his two-second Golden Globes closeup. Highlight: “From the best-selling author of Losing to Bryan Cranston With Dignity.” So what if he, in fact, lost to Gael Garcia Bernal? It's still an A-plus awards-show gag.

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