Jerry Seinfeld

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Last 2 Times Steve Martin Did Stand-Up: Yesterday, 1981

Surprise set came before Jerry Seinfeld's show

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld did the second show of his residency at New York's Beacon Theatre Thursday night, and his opener was none other than Steve Martin—who hasn't performed stand-up in 35 years. Writing for Vulture , Jesse David Fox says the moment was one of the biggest thrills of... More »

Seinfeld, Obama Go for a Ride

President appears in 'Comedians in Cars' series

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld's latest web episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee features not a comedian but a president. Seinfeld and President Obama tool around in a 1963 Corvette Stingray, though, as the Washington Post notes, Obama never leaves the White House grounds. They spend most of their time talking... More »

Seinfeld's New Gig: New York Residency

He'll do at least 6 monthly shows at the Beacon Theater

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is going the Britney Spears / Celine Dion route, except not in Las Vegas: The comedian is starting a residency at New York's Beacon Theater next year. Beginning Jan. 7, he'll perform stand-up once per month for six months, the New York Times reports. After those... More »

Seinfeld Lemonade Stand Shut Down By Cops

Hamptons neighbor miffed by juice sales

(Newser) - Whether it's Newman or a grumpy person in the Hamptons, Jerry Seinfeld seems to have bad luck with neighbors. The comedian and his family were selling lemonade for charity in East Hampton last week, but were shut down after someone called the police. The Seinfelds were raising money for... More »

Seinfeld Slam of 'PC' Campuses Resonates

One columnist thinks he's right, but a college student challenges him

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld made some waves by telling ESPN radio this week that he doesn't do shows on college campuses anymore because students are too politically correct. He doubled down on Seth Meyers' show last night, complaining about the "creepy PC thing out there," an atmosphere in which... More »

'George' Is Really Regretting Those Seinfeld Comments

He apologizes on social media

(Newser) - Jason Alexander is sort of wishing he hadn't retold an old Seinfeld story to Howard Stern on Wednesday. As Alexander, aka George Costanza, explains on TwitLonger , Stern asked about the actress who played George's fiancee Susan, who was killed by toxic glue on the show. When Stern said,... More »

Seinfeld Near Huge Deal for Streaming

Expect Hulu, Amazon, or Yahoo to get it, reports Wall Street Journal

(Newser) - Seinfeld is about to strike it rich again. The Wall Street Journal reports that suitors are lining up to acquire the streaming rights in a deal that could exceed $100 million. Netflix has dropped out of the running, reports the Journal, which says that Amazon, Hulu, and Yahoo are the... More »

Jerry Seinfeld Backtracks, 'I Don't Have Autism'

Comedian tells 'Access Hollywood': 'I'm not on the spectrum'

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is on the autism spectr—um, never mind. The comedian is backtracking after he claimed to be mildly autistic in an interview with NBC News , noting, "I think I'm on the spectrum" as "basic social engagement is really a struggle." Now he tells Access ... More »

Jerry Seinfeld: I'm on Autism Spectrum

'Basic social engagement is really a struggle'

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is making headlines for an interview with Brian Williams of NBC in which he says he thinks he's at least mildly autistic. "I think, on a very drawn-out scale, I think I'm on the spectrum," he says. Williams presses him for details, recounts USA ... More »

These Might Be the World's 10 Richest Actors

According to Singapore-based website Wealth-X

(FOX News Magazine) - According to data from Singapore-based website Wealth-X, Jerry Seinfeld is the world's richest actor with a fortune of around $820 million dollars. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan comes in second with $600 million, and Tom Cruise, at $480 million, rounds out the top three. It's not entirely clear... More »

6 Celebs in Love With Non-Celebs

See, there is hope for your eventual union with Justin Timberlake

(Newser) - If you've ever harbored a dream of marrying Ryan Gosling despite the fact that you are not a famous person, let these 12 celebrity spouses—none of whom are celebrities themselves—rounded up by The Stir give you hope. A sampling:
  • Aaron Paul is married to Lauren Parsekian, who
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'Short-ish' Seinfeld Reunion Coming

It will be 'one and done,' says Jerry, and it's out soon

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld confirmed today that he, Jason Alexander, and other members of the Seinfeld cast have worked on a "short-ish" project that will be seen "very, very soon," reports BuzzFeed . Seinfeld wouldn't divulge much, however, during his appearance on the Boomer & Carton radio show on... More »

Seinfeld, Larry David Working on Secret Project

'Seinfeld' co-creators haven't collaborated on script since 1996

(Newser) - Could the next Seinfeld be on the way? During an "Ask Me Anything" Q&A session on Reddit yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld revealed that he and the iconic sitcom's co-creator, his friend and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry David, are working on a new project. The question was about... More »

10 Crazy Celeb Interviews

One of them involves removing an artificial leg on-air...

(Newser) - When celebrity interviews go wrong: Radar rounds up 24 of the absolute weirdest and craziest sit-downs. A sampling:
  • Princess Diana, separated from Prince Charles and having learned he cheated on her, told Martin Bashir, "There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded."
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5 Older Celebs Who Dated Teenagers

Who says a 38-year-old can't date a high school student?

(Newser) - Lest you've forgotten this scandal, Jerry Seinfeld fell in love with Shoshanna Lonstein when he was 38 and she was 17—and still in high school; they dated for five years. Fox News rounds up 10 older celebrities who've dated teens, and while they're not all quite... More »

8 Celebs Who Are Glad They Got Fired

Howard Stern was just too shocking for one radio station

(Newser) - If you've ever been fired, it probably wasn't a pleasant experience—but take heart from these eight celebrities rounded up by the Week . They, too, got canned, only to move on to bigger and better things:
  • Jerry Seinfeld: He had a recurring role on Benson in the early
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Jerry Seinfeld in 'Really?' Spat With NYT TV Critic

Comedian's letter to the editor gets prominent placement

(Newser) - It's not every day that a letter to the editor makes headlines, but it's not every day that Jerry Seinfeld writes a letter to the editor. Seinfeld took issue with an article by New York Times television critic Neil Genzlinger yesterday, in which Genzlinger lamented the overuse of... More »

Seinfeld's New Show Truly About 'Nothing'

'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' is about, well, that

(Newser) - Looks like Jerry Seinfeld has trumped himself in his quest to make a show about "nothing." His new Web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, has Seinfeld chatting with comedy buddies (like Larry David and Ricky Gervais) while driving, snacking, and—you guessed it—having coffee. Reviews are... More »

Seinfeld Launching Web Series

It's called 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld is combining his passions for cars and comedy in a new web series whose title says it all: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The show, which starts July 19 at this site , will feature comedians from Louis CK to Ricky Gervais, not to mention a pair of Seinfeld'... More »

Mets Send 'Seinfeld' the Chicken Down ...to Sanctuary

Bird didn't bring much luck against Yankees

(Newser) - The New York Mets' roster acquired a new member last week, but he's not too good with a glove. After a teammate called the Yankees "chickens," appropriately-named pitcher Tim Byrdak bought the team a pet chicken for luck ahead of a series against the Yanks. Unfortunately, it... More »

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