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Seinfeld in 2016: What I Learned from Watching all Nine Seasons for my First Time

I’m going to admit something embarrassing: Up until this year, I have never watched Seinfeld. Every time Seinfeld came on television in the 90s, I would change the channel as quickly as if I had just accidentally stumbled upon a network that consistently showed dentists drilling into teeth without putting their patients on novocaine. 1,511 more words


Pret-ay, pret-ay, pret-ay good

The nominees for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced earlier this week, and once again, SNL was nominated in a number of categories—including the big one, Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. 3,032 more words


How a show about nothing changed everything

How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything ★ ★ ★ ★

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Simon & Schuster, 2016

A free copy was provided through Netgalley in exchange for review. 1,956 more words


On July 5 "Seinfeld" made its television debut...

On July 5, 1989 “Seinfeld” made its debut on NBC.

The sitcom, lasting nine seasons, was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld. The sitcom, famously known as a “show about nothing,” was set in New York City, and featured Seinfeld dealing with everyday situations alongside his friends George Costanza (Jason Alexander) and Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards), and his former girlfriend Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). 96 more words


Seinfeldia: How a show about nothing changed everything and remains a dependable pleasure

Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything
By Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Simon & Schuster
307 pp; $35

It’s not as if Seinfeld didn’t have its critics. 905 more words


How The Greatest HBO Character of All Time Tourney Changed

Nothing is set in stone. Nothing. This includes the Greatest HBO Character of All Time Tournament I did in 2013 and have since revisited twice. It was never meant to be something that was finite. 1,984 more words