Jerry Seinfeld

Inside story of Seinfeld’s most outrageous episode ever

Sure, streaming sitcoms like Broad City go where network shows don’t dare, seemingly more so this year than ever before, but network comedies tend to …

TV

No holds barred and funny as hell: the fierce humour of Margaret Cho

One of America’s most politically outspoken standups is finally bringing her savage brand of comedy to Britain<p>If you have never heard of Margaret Cho, think the caustic, crude comedy of Joan Rivers, the politically-charged jibes of Bill Hicks and the quick-witted improvisation of Robin Williams – …

Comedy

Doug McDermott on great shooters, the Garden and being single in NYC

<i>Knicks forward Doug McDermott takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby.</i><p><b>Q: Have you been doubted all your life?</b><br>A: A little bit. I was …

New York Knicks

The oral history of Seinfeld’s ‘The Contest’

Vulture:<p>Twenty-five years ago, on November 18, 1992, the quintessential episode of the quintessential New York sitcom, Seinfeld, aired on NBC for the …

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

ESPN's Scott Van Pelt Has Had It With People Claiming Network Is Dying

ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt joined the latest edition of “Off The Board,” hosted by Jimmy Traina, and fought back hard against claims the World Wide Leader …

LaVar Ball

Can You Finish Every Quote From The "Contest” Episode Of “Seinfeld”?

Are you master of your domain?

TV

How Seinfeld, the Sitcom Famously “About Nothing,” Is Like Gustave Flaubert’s Novels About Nothing

"A show about nothing": people have described <i>Seinfeld</i> that way for decades, but creators Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David didn't set out to create …

Culture

Dave Chappelle Announces New Netflix Special With ‘Stranger Things’-Inspired Teaser

In the announcement for "Equanimity," the legendary comedian gets a makeover from the “Netflix is a Joke” campaign.<p>In a new teaser, Netflix announced …

Netflix

With ‘Justice League,’ now there’s a Jewish superhero played by a Jewish actor on the big screen

Flash in the new “Justice League” film is the first Jewish superhero.<p>I’m sure this statement will provoke some disagreement among people who pay attention to firsts in films. Depending on how you look at it, you could argue that the first superhero was also the first Jewish superhero. Superman, …

Comics

Dave Chappelle shares ‘Stranger Things’-themed trailer for new Netflix special, coming New Year’s Eve

<b>Dave Chappelle</b> said he’d release three Netflix specials in 2017. Two came out in March, and Chappelle will release the third one at the very last …

Netflix

One Year in, Smart Financial Centre Solidifies Its Reputation with Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker

If the Sugar Land performing arts venue is good enough for the Houston Ballet, it's probably good enough for anyone.

Houston

'The Simpsons' Fans Should Watch 'The Problem with Apu'

Comedian Hari Kondabolu tells us about his new documentary which discusses the most troublesome character in 'The Simpsons.'<p>“Representation” is a loaded word in the entertainment world, especially in the last few years. Campaigns like #OscarsSoWhite have created a dialogue around the lack of …

TV

Amazon has launched three quirky, female-led comedy pilots – here's our verdict

Amazon has launched three quirky, female-led comedy pilots – here’s our verdict<p>Like the sound of a TV series featuring Glenn Close as a lurid, …

TV

Budd Friedman Traces Standup Roots in New Book

Ponder the last half-century of American comedy without talents like Richard Pryor, Lily Tomlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Andy Kaufman, Richard Lewis, …

Comedy

'Seinfeld' director looks back as 'The Contest' turns 25

It is a TV truth universally acknowledged that the classic comedy series <i>Seinfeld</i> mastered its domain on Nov. 18, 1992, midway through its fourth …

TV

Scandals provide reason to distinguish stars from their work

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the latest episode of "This Is Us," the character of Kevin -- struggling with an addiction to pain killers -- urges an assembly at his old high school not to admire him just because he's a popular actor.<p>"Don't love me," he says when someone in the crowd blurts that out, which only seems …

Entertainment

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' cancer battle: 'Veep' star plans to resume shooting after treatment

Cancer has certainly met its match in Julia Louis-Dreyfus.<p>The actress, who revealed her breast cancer diagnosis in September, just wrapped up her third round of chemotherapy this month -- and according to the executive producer of "Veep," she's preparing to get back to work.<p>“Julia is undergoing …

Awards

Why looking stupid is my superpower

On a frigid night last January, Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and a veritable clown car of famous comedians surprised one small New York …

Amy Schumer

The Saabs of Sturgis: establishing America’s Saab He

<i>Images are courtesy of Tom Donney.</i><p>There have always been fine private collections of Saabs in the USA, but as far as we know–unlike in this …

Classic Cars

The Story Behind ‘Seinfeld’s Original Photobomb

If you Google “the original photobomb,” the first search result is an image from a classic <i>Seinfeld</i> episode. In it, a charming family poses for a …

TV

Jessica Tarlov: Democrats, stay out of the Alabama Senate race, send cash instead

You don’t have to be a cable news or Twitter junkie like me to know that Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is in serious trouble.<p>The Washington Post revealed Thursday that Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct by four women, including one woman who was just 14 when the 32-year old …

Opinion

On Bad Men and Unseen Art

This September, Jerry Seinfeld appeared on Stephen Colbert’s <i>The</i> <i>Late Show</i> and did something unusual: He changed his mind. In a conversation about …

TV

Truth in Comedy After Louis C.K.

Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Comedy Central <i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Vulture</b>.In 2015, while working on the first installment of Vulture’s …

Comedy

Louis C.K.’s enablers and other notable comments

<b>Social conservative: Rejecting Roy Moore</b><p>Michael Brendan Dougherty argues at National Review against voters thinking they must choose the lesser of …

Opinion

‘Seinfeld’ Is Now Available to Download for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever, you can now download (to own on digital) all nine seasons of one of the most celebrated television series of all-time,</i> …

TV

What about JERRY SEINFELD?! – Laura Ingraham defends Roy Moore

So Laura Ingraham came up with a novel defense of Roy Moore. It’s “Whataboutism” and Seinfeld! Sounds like a wacky mix.<p>The Game of Love…when a 38yo …

Conservative View

Whatever Happened To…?

Sometimes networks are so quick to announce new shows at Upfronts, that not even the talent has realised their show is picked up…<p>Over the years …

TV

Within His Jokes, Louis C.K. Hid A Disturbing Secret

The comedian hinted at his behavior in plain sight for more than a decade.<p>“Should we separate it or shouldn’t we separate the art or work from the man?” Jerry Seinfeld recently asked Stephen Colbert during a conversation about disgraced comedian Bill Cosby.<p>Although Cosby’s stage persona is vastly …

Comedy

Wale Talks Jerry Seinfeld, Professional Wrestling & Leaving Social Media on ‘Hot Ones’

After Gabrielle Union took to the seat to discuss her relationship with Dwayne Wade, Maybach Music label mate Wale is next in line to take the <i>Hot …

Pro Wrestling

Louis C.K.’s Powerful Army of Celebrity Enablers

For years, Louis C.K.’s fellow male comedians refused to comment on the sexual misconduct allegations against their friend (and sometime mentor).<p>In …

Comedy