Far from a "show about nothing," Seinfeld was actually an analysis of the ins and outs of daily human interaction-of the mundane social experiences previously not deemed worthy of exploration in front of a mass audience.
If you look at comedy in the 20th century, the list of those whose work has depth, breadth and longevity is a small one: Charlie Chaplin, Lewis, Allen.
We used to be able to take solace in the fact that our favorite old shows were on Nick at Nite, but a quick Google search tells me that Nick at Nite airs That '70s Show, George Lopez and Friends nowadays. Oh, Bewitched, wherefore art thou?
The depth of Curb Your Enthusiasm's brilliance is shown through Larry's weekly fight to break down the walls of classism, prejudice, racism, fatism, appearancism and social hierarchy.
Kippah. Yarmulke. Beanie. Skullcap. You can call it whatever you want, but the Jewish head covering has been in the news and in pop culture a lot lately.
My love of Curb and its star, Larry David, extends back to the days of Seinfeld and my childhood. It's the show (more than any other) to which I relate life.
Season 8 of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" is finally here! While subscribers can tap in to the show from HBO Go on their iPhones, iPads and Android de...
Here is my red carpet experience captured on video. Will Aaron Sorkin finally join Facebook? How has induction in the Conan O'Brien Oscar-Winner F-bomb Hall of Fame stack yup to the Oscars?
NBC's School Pride may have viewers rethinking the value of realty shows. It features Susie Castillo -- along with three others -- tackling the urgent need to give America's children safe and appealing schools in which to learn.
With mobile phones, computers and the Internet, the opportunities for a young person to reach out and connect to another person seem endless. So too, ...
With the warmer weather and some traveling, I've been getting a bit behind on my cultural coverage around the city. Last weekend, the Food Film Festiv...
"An old guy is standing on a street corner, crying; he's a very old man. A boy comes up to him and asks, 'Why are you crying?' and the guy says, 'I...
My first real spiritual teacher, Ram Dass, used to explain that while one's true, essential self was eternally pure and whole, our temporal personalities might still need the occasional tune-up.
Most people defend the right of actors to play whatever parts they want, and I would agree. But the current reality is that non-disabled actors get to play whatever roles they want whereas disabled actors don't.
The current status-quo in the Middle East must be disturbed before conditions are right for the next round of Middle East diplomacy.
As a physician, I fear missing a serious illness in somebody who happens to be hypochondriacal. The best approach has been to take complaints seriously, do a complete history and physical, and allow plenty of time for discussion.