What is the Deal With Seinfeld Nostalgia This Week? (Video)

Elaine’s cartoon, finally in the ‘The New Yorker’

It must be something about having our cable indiscriminately taken away from us: we’re all back to watching re-runs of Larry David’s seminal show and getting misty-eyed.

First there was this week’s caption contest from The New Yorker, which ripped off Elaine’s idea from a 1998 episode. It involves a pig going up to a complaint box, and yes, Kramer’s answer is definitely the winner: “My wife is a slut.”

It only took The New Yorker fourteen years to “publish” their next issue, in Seinfeld time.

But that wasn’t the end of Seinfeld-ism for the week. Yesterday, a new web series from Jerry Seinfeld, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The first episode featured the comedian and Larry David driving around, talking about pancakes and hot lunches. Definitely worth a watch, especially if you are David Remnick and are finally catching up on the last two decades of television. What is the Deal With <em>Seinfeld</em> Nostalgia This Week? (Video)