Seinfeldia
  • Author : Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
  • Release Date : 06 June 2017
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9781476756110
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Book excerpt: "An uproarious behind-the-scenes account of the creation of the hit television series describes how comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld dreamed up the idea for an unconventional sitcom over coffee and how, despite network skepticism and minimal plotlines, achieved mainstream success, "--NoveList.

Seinfeldia

Seinfeldia

Author : Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"An uproarious behind-the-scenes account of the creation of the hit television series describes how comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld dreamed up the idea for an unconventional sitcom over coffee and how, despite network skepticism and minimal plotlines, achieved mainstream success, "--NoveList....

Seinfeldia

Seinfeldia

Author : Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Performing Arts
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The New York Times bestseller about two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld—“A wildly entertaining must-read not only for Seinfeld fans but for anyone who wants a better understanding of how television series are made” (Booklist, starred review). Comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld never ...

Yada Yada Yada

Yada Yada Yada

Author : Daniel Jeffers
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Genre : Humor
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Everything you need to know about the irritating minutiae of daily existence, according to the (total lack of) wisdom of Seinfeld's Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer. Seinfeld is a television phenomenon. It is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential sitcoms ever made. This provides you ...

Pretty  Pretty  Pretty Good

Pretty Pretty Pretty Good

Author : Josh Levine
Publisher : ECW Press
Genre : Performing Arts
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Larry David, the man behind two of the most successful and critically acclaimed sitcoms in television history, is the focus of this biography. This unofficial guide follows the career that has accorded him status as a comic genius and garnered a fanatical following—from his early exploits as a stand-up ...

SeinLanguage

SeinLanguage

Author : Jerry Seinfeld
Publisher : Bantam
Genre : Humor
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Seinfeld. For more than 33 million viewers, the Emmy Award-winning television show has become a Thursday night ritual. Even though the show has ended, Jerry Seinfeld's distinct brand of humor can still be yours. In his #1 New York Times bestselling book, SeinLanguage, Jerry Seinfeld has captured on the page his views ...

When Women Invented Television

When Women Invented Television

Author : Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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New and Noteworthy —New York Times Book Review Must-Read Book of March —Entertainment Weekly Best Books of March —HelloGiggles “Leaps at the throat of television history and takes down the patriarchy with its fervent, inspired prose. When Women Invented Television offers proof that what we watch is a reflection of ...

Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted

Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted

Author : Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the classic television series offers insight into how the influential show reflected changing American perspectives and was a first situation comedy to employ numerous women as writers and producers. TV tie-in....

The Little Book of Seinfeld

The Little Book of Seinfeld

Author : Hippo! Orange
Publisher : Little Books
Genre : Performing Arts
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The show that made the ordinary extraordinary. 22 years on from the show's divisive final episode, Seinfeld remains Master of its Domain thanks to its sharp dialogue, unforgettable characters and dedication to unpacking society's smallest details. Not since William Shakespeare has popular culture had such an impact on the English language, ...

Seinfeld and Philosophy

Seinfeld and Philosophy

Author : William Irwin
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
Genre : Uncategorized
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How is Jerry like Socrates? Is it rational for George to ''do the opposite? '' Would Simone de Beauvoir say that Elaine is a feminist? Is Kramer stuck in Kierkegaard's aesthetic stage? Seinfeld and Philosophy is both an enlightening look at the most popular sitcom of the decade and an ...

Sex and the City and Us

Sex and the City and Us

Author : Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
Genre : Social Science
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The bestselling author of Seinfeldia offers a fascinating retrospective of the iconic and award-winning television series, Sex and the City, in a “bubbly, yet fierce cultural dissection of the groundbreaking show” (Chicago Tribune). This is the story of how a columnist, two gay men, and a writers’ room full of ...

Is This Anything

Is This Anything

Author : Jerry Seinfeld
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The first book in twenty-five years from “one of our great comic minds” (The Washington Post) features Seinfeld’s best work across five decades in comedy. Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld ...

The Office

The Office

Author : Andy Greene
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Performing Arts
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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The untold stories behind The Office, one of the most iconic television shows of the twenty-first century, told by its creators, writers, and actors When did you last hang out with Jim, Pam, Dwight, Michael, and the rest of Dunder Mifflin? It might have ...

The Wire

The Wire

Author : Rafael Alvarez
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Performing Arts
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Welcome to the critically acclaimed HBO drama series The Wire, hailed as "the best show on television, period" by the San Francisco Chronicle. The New York Times calls it "a vital part of the television landscape...unvarnished realism." Time declares that The Wire, "like its underfunded, workaday cops, just plugged ...

Seinfeld

Seinfeld

Author : Jerry Oppenheimer
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The never-before-told story of how Jerry Seinfeld made his dream come true -- of how this very ambitious, extremely driven, compulsively perfectionistic carefully worked his way up through the knock-down-drag-out world of stand-up comedy as it began to explode in the mid-1970s, & how he went on to co-create in ...

Ladies Who Punch

Ladies Who Punch

Author : Ramin Setoodeh
Publisher : Macmillan
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Like Fire & Fury, the gossipy real-life soap opera behind a serious show. When Barbara Walters launched The View, network executives told her that hosting it would tarnish her reputation. Instead, within ten years, she’d revolutionized morning TV and made ...