Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Why We Love Seinfeld

“Seinfeld doesn’t chase trends: he is fully content to woodshed up on Mount Olympus. He has only passing interest in topical humor and no time for winking meta-jokes or absurdist non sequiturs. He believes in showmanship, laying out his bits in heavily theatricalized tones and cadences rather than feigning extemporaneousness or a cool deadpan, and when he plays theaters, he wears Armani suits in blacks and grays. ‘I have old-school values,’ he says.”

à Jerry Seinfeld Intends to Die Standing Up