Articles tagged larry david, jerry seinfeld, jakie gleason

A little advice turns into Seinfeld directing for ‘Colin Quinn: Long Story Short’

CHICAGO — Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn seem like comedic opposites. Seinfeld is primarily observational; Quinn is primarily analytical. Seinfeld is disciplined and intense; Quinn is

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19 Jun 2011 // 9:00 PM

Where’s Woody?

What does an artist the caliber of Woody Allen do when he’s reached the pinnacle of his artistic accomplishment -- while only in his early 40s?

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What’s the Value of Ownership in the Age of Cloud Computing?

My fiancée and I will soon move across the country with whatever will fit in our Honda Civic. This has brought up some discussions about which possessions are truly worth keeping.

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On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.

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The Marriage Ref: NBC’s Next 10 p.m. Revolution?

When NBC moved Jay Leno to ten, the network thought it was going to change the very face of TV. The goals in developing Jerry Seinfeld's The Marriage Ref were undoubtedly more modest. But Jerry may yet succeed where Jay failed.

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Larry David Invents the Reunion Show Finale Do-Over Mash-Up

Tired of boring reunion shows? Angry at disappointing series finales? Larry David and his Curb Your Enthusiasm/Seinfeld mash-up provide all the answers.

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19 Jun 2009 // 4:40 AM

Woody Allen can’t curb his enthusiasm for Larry David

Woody Allen needs no introduction. Love him or hate him, he’s been making movies since 1966 and has been a major factor in our cultural

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19 Jun 2009 // 4:10 AM

Whatever Works

Whatever Works, a reported reworking of a 30-year-old script, is overtly old.

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‘Whatever Works’ for Larry David is starring in Woody Allen’s new movie

Larry David likes being the curmudgeon. He works at it, pushes that grumpy image. A reporter is calling him from Orlando? “Lakers in five!” he

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12 Jun 2009 // 3:52 AM

Whatever Works Director: Woody Allen Cast: Larry David, Ed Begley Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Conleth Hill, Michael McKean, Evan Rachel Wood Opening: 19 June 2009 Distributor: Sony Pictures

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Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 2

Day Two - A demanding Decalogue overflowing with everything: from fascinating international fare, misbegotten masterworks, some out of the blue bafflers, and that seminal show about “nothing”.

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20 Questions: Handsome Dick Manitoba

Punk rock godfather and legend Handsome Dick Manitoba likes to kick back in the ol' Barcalounger and enjoy the comforts of home, as he reveals to PopMatters 20 Questions.

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28 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Seinfeld: Season 9

Seinfeld clearly struggled after Larry David's departure, trying to re-find its way back to a show about nothing.

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“It was a weird thing to do,” Jerry Seinfeld acknowledges. “No. 1 television shows don’t go off the air.” But in this case, it did.

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2 Nov 2007 // 2:59 AM

Bee Movie

A possible trans-species romance turns instead into a strangely balanced relationship comprised of financial and legal accord -- with a bit of ecological crisis and subsequent alignment to boot.

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While promoting ‘Bee Movie,’ Jerry Seinfeld keeps processing

PHILADELPHIA—He used to joke that “there is no such thing as fun for the whole family.” But as Jerry Seinfeld builds buzz for “DreamWorks’

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Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe

Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.

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27 Sep 2007 // 1:00 AM

Curb Your Enthusiasm

The world of Curb Your Enthusiasm revolves around "Larry David," a self-absorbed lout whose inability to grow up should have left him friendless long ago.

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9 Sep 2007 // 5:07 AM

A stop-and-chat with the ‘King of Curmudgeons’

LOS ANGELES—Going 12 rounds with Mike Tyson? No sweat. Fighting Rosie O’Donnell for the last slice of chocolate mousse? Piece of cake. Approaching Larry

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Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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