March 1, 1999 |
Friday night is comedy night at Lulu's Beehive, a cozy coffeehouse in Studio City and one of the many stand-up outposts in L.A. for the promising and not-so-promising performers in search of a microphone. On a recent Friday, however, there was an unannounced addition to the lineup, which explained the camera crew and the fact that Lulu's was especially packed. Finally, at around 11:30 p.m.
April 29, 1998 |
Laurie Lennard knows Larry David, the legendarily neurotic co-creator of "Seinfeld," as well as anyone. She's not only David's wife, she's producer of "Sour Grapes," his first feature film after serving seven years as the fabled comic wizard behind the beloved NBC comedy series. (David had a hand in writing nearly 60 "Seinfeld" episodes and penned its hour-plus series finale, which airs May 14.
January 29, 1995 |
'Seinfeld" celebrates the minutiae of everyday life. Here's some assorted minutiae about life in the "Seinfeld" universe: George Has a Messy Resume: George (Jason Alexander) has had five very different jobs and a few stretches of unemployment during the series' run. "I started as a real estate broker," Alexander says. "I was a hand model, I worked at a publisher for a while, I did the pilot (for an ersatz "Seinfeld" show for NBC)." George remains at his post with the Yankees.
February 12, 1993
"Seinfeld" captured three of the five nominations for best writing in a comedy series in the 45th annual competition for Writers Guild of America awards for television and radio. Winners, who are judged on the basis of their scripts, will be announced March 22. The awards cover the period from Sept. 1, 1991, to Aug. 31, 1992.
September 4, 1991 |
Jerry Seinfeld is obviously the star of "Seinfeld." The show is named for him, and the character he plays is called Jerry Seinfeld. But the tidbits of modern life depicted on his kooky sitcom belong mostly to a guy named Larry. "Most of the stories are from his life, almost all of it," Seinfeld says of his writing partner and the show's executive producer, Larry David. "He just has a tremendous wellspring of ideas.