The New Yorker simply cannot -- ahem -- curb its enthusiasm for Larry David. Two articles in just two weeks analyze a social issue or celebrity through the lens of the Seinfeld creator. One deals with schizophrenic patients who watched and responded to comedy clips, and the other is a profile of Steve Coogan, which begins with a lengthy description of a scene the British comedian just shot for this season of Curb.
In next week's issue, an analysis of Jeff Garlin's fluctuating weight and how it relates to the Bush administration's plans to invade Iran.
Here's proof that either God does not exist, or that he's a Red Sox fan:
There's only one baseball team with a full-time chaplain on the payroll. Only one whose team executives are known to hold prayer conferences over the phone. This season they even had a "Faith Day" for fans, featuring Christian bands and players professing their love of the Lord. They're your Colorado Rockies: National League pennant winners, and World champs when it comes to mixing baseball and God.
Someone should tell the producers at Gossip Girl to also hire a proofreader.
'Gossip Girl' Seeking Experienced Ettiquette Coach/Instructructor, via Craigslist.
I'm not one to see anti-Semitism in everything, but take a billboard for one movie -- "Resident Evil: Extinction" -- and put it on the side of a synagogue - the West Side Jewish Center -- and you've got the most unfortunate placement in the history of advertising.