Because of Seinfeld‘s ultra-lucrative syndication, it’s safely assumed that creator Larry David resides in the highest income bracket. And once that’s established, there’s nothing stopping him from admitting that, yes, he is benefiting greatly from the tax cuts that his liberal political affiliation requires him to despise.
Just how greatly, you ask? Conveniently, the Curb Read More
Oh, these naughty alpha males and their uncontrollable libidos! We’ve had a parade of powerful men in picture-perfect marriages, exposed as lying horndogs: John Edwards, Mark Sanford, Tiger Woods, Eliot Spitzer, now even (allegedly) Al Gore. And just look at their lovely, betrayed wives, each one “handling” the situation with her own brand of dignity. Read More
Governor Paterson begins his budget vetoes. [NYDN]
Russian spies have infiltrated, among other places, Yonkers. [NYT]
Watching the Kagan hearings at the Harvard Club is a dull affair. Probably. [NYT]
New York Fed probing Wall Street’s connection to BP. [Reuters]
HBO executives announced today that they have renewed Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm for a ten-episode season. Filming will begin this summer in L.A. and New York. The new season is slated to debut in 2011.
“After much soul searching–and by the way, it was nowhere to be found– I have decided to do another Read More
Since the weekend’s weather forecast is looking all The Day After Tomorrow-y, you’d be forgiven for not realizing that Sunday marks the official start of summer. (It’s also Father’s Day; go buy a card already!) Three movies hit theaters today all bent on making you laugh. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy Read More
Running time 92 minutes
Written and directed by Woody Allen
Starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley Jr., Henry Cavill
On the face of the Woody Allen canon, Whatever Works is a zit. I once wrote that Woody Allen on a bad day was better than everybody else Read More
As the Tribeca Film Festival opened last night with Whatever Works, Woody Allen‘s new film starring comedian Larry David, the procession of talent filing into the Zeigfeld Theatre seemed to collectively decide that the safest thing to do, considering the masses of screaming passersby, overeager reporters, and elbow-grabbing publicists, was to get inside as Read More
“It used to be Diane Keaton with me—she always used to tell me, ‘I’m terrible, I’m awful, I can’t do it, you should get someone else.’ And she was always brilliant. Well, Larry is like this,” said Woody Allen via telephone from his Upper East Side apartment last week. The 73-year-old director was discussing his Read More
It might be a bit of a stretch, but it’s just possible that the furor over this week’s New Yorker cover is attributable to the summer heat: For irony, as with sex, sometimes it’s too darn hot.
Even for Larry David, apparently. In the August issue of BlackBook magazine (due out July 22), Read More