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Must Be TV’s Moment, Again

The double positive that’s bred a negative that may evolve into a positive sign of a clearer picture to come to the liking of a certain show’s fans…?

’90s sitcom hit Will & Grace is back on NBC and it’s already been renewed for a second season. That’s the first positive. The next positive is that this second round of success for the original cast, writers, directors and crew members of Will & Grace is forcing its fellow “Must See TV” shows of yester-decade to think about a comeback, however brief.

Enter Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander from a very recent interview.

Yes, we (and the cast and writers) know all the complaints about the infamous Seinfeld series finale. Cognizant of this reality, Larry David wrote up a clever non-reunion reunion of Seinfeld on his second hit show Curb Your Enthusiasm¬†on HBO several years ago. It was fantastic, which begs the question as to why the famous four-some (well, five-some) would risk their successful redo for the unknown on NBC? There’s no serious reason to do a reboot. However, Larry David’s comedic stock is at an all-time high right now…

A return to network primetime for Seinfeld, in whatever capacity, wouldn’t be nothing.

Prediction: If the seemingly impossible happens and Seinfeld returns to NBC, ladies and gentlemen, expect the Soaring Nineties to make a comeback like it’s never been imagined before.

Except by NBC. Because, you know, that pesky thing called “ratings.”

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Happy Monday

Larry David.

Alright, after you’re done chuckling to yourself recalling a funny Seinfeld episode featuring Larry David’s old TV-self George Costanza, enjoy the new TV-version of Larry David called…Larry David.

This has me thinking one thing:

How much wood would Jerry Seinfeld chuck if Larry David could not bear to chuck wood?

(Insert Jerry Seinfeld’s famed arm gesture) “Larry!”

Lesson? Be goofy and roll with your absurdity. Why? It’s highly entertaining.

Have a Better Week Than Last Week.

Social Cues with a Short Fuse

Social etiquette can be tricky.

Especially when you have the names Larry and David in your name.

Social cues, golden material for sitcoms and comedy, are mostly objective things in civil society. These norms are called norms for good reason. They’re considered normal behavior. The only problem is when most people are abnormal, these pre-determined social “norms” become subjective.

Enter shock, frustration and disgust.

(See people who take their shoes off on airplanes. Actually, on second thought, don’t)

However, in particular social situations, there are great opportunities for hilarious entertainment. And that guy with the names Larry and David mentioned above exposes and highlights these awkward moments with brilliant levity and insight.

Wait, according to social etiquette, what’s the cut-off time for posting a new blog post…?

Fish with the Snark

While Curb Your Enthusiasm is returning this October (sadly, not Fish in the Dark), that feels like a year away at this point.

The bad news.

However, despite this frustration, and the equal frustrations concerning the eternal and always-present nature of online technologies, there are certainly some benefits to the internet as the world progresses day-by-day towards October. Stay with me and you’ll discover the subtlety of where I’m going with this…

and it leads me to one of those aforementioned benefits. The good news.

Larry David is just like Larry David. Or is it that Larry David is just like Larry David?

Oh, that’s right, we’re all just like Larry David (well, our inner voice).