Who Would the ‘Seinfeld’ Characters Support in the 2016 Presidential Election?
Apr19

Who Would the ‘Seinfeld’ Characters Support in the 2016 Presidential Election?

With the political circus we’ve all witnessed over the last year, it’s made me think about the Seinfeld gang and what a political episode of the show would be like. Aside from the season 6 episode “The Couch,” Seinfeld rarely tackled political and social issues head-on, usually preferring to take more of a court jester’s approach to divisive topics by mocking them from the sidelines. With the show’s immense popularity in both its...

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The Upright Citizens Brigade Made an Episode of ‘Seinfeld’ and It’s Wonderful
May13

The Upright Citizens Brigade Made an Episode of ‘Seinfeld’ and It’s Wonderful

There have been a whole lot of modern takes on Seinfeld in the past few years, including @SeinfeldToday, @Seinfeld2000, the Seinfeld reunion on Curb Your Enthusiasm, and, of course, the Seinfeld Super Bowl ad. But none have come so close to capturing the original spirit of the show as well as a recent performance by the Upright Citizens Brigade.  In the full 30-minute episode, the sketch group Bellevue and director Brandon Gulya...

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Link-Sharing Protocol, Version 6.0: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ is as Atrocious as Ever
Dec02

Link-Sharing Protocol, Version 6.0: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ is as Atrocious as Ever

The continued dominance of The Big Bang Theory remains a mystery for the most part. There are certainly plenty of viable theories as to how it stays such a massive success (its presence on CBS and constant exposure to old geezers who have no idea that other channels exist or are too lazy to change it to something else, the generally bad taste of American audiences, etc.), but they all still feel impossible when you actually attempt to...

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