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'The New York Times' Says Jerry Seinfeld Is Failing to Pay It Forward

"Mr. Seinfeld, more than most, could use his show to give a platform to comics needing discovery. Instead, he packs it with fellow stars. They reminisce together about the days when they were nobodies and given glorious breaks, and seem almost unaware that there are nobodies today who could benefit from breaks of that very kind."

- The New York Times in a new piece comparing the "everyman scrutiny" of Seinfeld to the comedian's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which has drawn criticism for its lack of guest diversity.

Jerry Seinfeld Accuses 'The Lego Movie' of Plagiarizing Him

On Twitter yesterday morning, Jerry Seinfeld accused the folks behind The Lego Movie of stealing his material: "I think Lego Movie stole my Superman has issues with Green Lantern bit from Amex Seinfeld and Superman webisode. Anyone else catch that?" Seinfeld is referring to a pair of web commercials for American Express he did in 2004 in which he starred with an animated Superman.

Bee Movie auteur Seinfeld added a jab at The Lego Movie itself, writing, "Also loved Lego Movie. A story would have been a nice added touch, though…" and "I'm glad they did. It was a fun bit. #legomymaterial."

The similarities between Seinfeld's Superman/Green Lantern [...]

Jerry, George, and Newman Have 'Seinfeld' Reunion in Super Bowl Ad

It turns out that Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander's visit to Tom's Restaurant a few weeks ago was not a Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode or a Super Bowl commercial — it was a both. In the ad, Jerry and George squabble over the point of the mumble and George's not so great reputation as a Super Bowl party guest, then get interrupted by the one and only Newman. You can watch the full Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode with Jerry and Jason in character over on the Crackle website.

Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Todd Barry Chat on 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'

Here's the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, with guest Todd Barry. In between all the usual product placement, Seinfeld and Barry have a interesting conversation about comedy and Seinfeld tries really hard to convince Barry that he needs to get a sports car.

Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld's "Mysterious Project" Is a Broadway Play

During his Reddit AMA last week, Jerry Seinfeld hinted at an upcoming collaboration with Larry David. "We wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually see but I can't reveal what it is at this time," he said. "All I can do is tell you that it's big, huge, gigantic." While details on the project are still slim, Showbiz411 spoke to David about the collaboration and he had this to say:

Larry told me: “I’ve written a play.” A play? For, like, Broadway? “Yes.” And Jerry would star in it? “Maybe. We’re talking about it.”

Seinfeld's worked on Broadway both onstage and behind the scenes; he [...]

There's Finally a 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Porn Parody

Here's the trailer for a porn parody of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, aptly titled Comedians in Cars Getting SEX. Directed by porn parody king Lee Roy Myers (responsible for the Simpsons porn parody, the Seinfeld porn parody, and dozens more), Comedians in Cars Getting SEX stars porn actors as Jerry Seinfeld and Sarah Silverman, driving around in a truck and having sex in the back seat.

(via Death and Taxes)

Watch Seinfeld and Howard Stern Argue for 15 Minutes on 'Comedians in Cars'

Jerry Seinfeld debuted the latest episode of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee today with Howard Stern as his guest, and the two spend most of the episode needling each other and busting each other's balls.

Watch Jerry Seinfeld and Tina Fey Enjoy Some Cronuts and Wheat Milkshakes

Of course you want to watch the new Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode with Tina Fey, who doesn't have a driver's license, almost ran herself over with a car once, and admits to Seinfeld that she doesn't really miss the stressful 30 Rock work environment. She also tells Seinfeld that she'd love to write another movie, so maybe with some cronut bribery that can happen sooner than later.

Watch Jay Leno on Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'

Released yesterday, here's the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, with Jay Leno joining him in the passenger seat of some expensive rich person car. Leno and Seinfeld's conversation focuses a lot on their early days as standups, and you even get to hear Leno refer to Richard Pryor as "Richie Pryor."

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David Are Writing a Mysterious New Project Together

Jerry Seinfeld did a Reddit AMA today to promote the third season of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and he dropped some hints about a new project he's working on with Larry David. "We wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually see but I can't reveal what it is at this time," Seinfeld teased. "All I can do is tell you is that it's big, huge, gigantic."

The last big project Seinfeld and David did together was Seinfeld playing himself in a Curb Your Enthusiasm arc about a Seinfeld reunion, but that was entirely written by David. Whatever this new project [...]

Jerry Seinfeld Performs the First Standup Set on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

In the hopes of carrying on with the Carson tradition of featuring fresh new faces in standup, Fallon invited Jerry Seinfeld to be his very first featured comedian on The Tonight Show. The kid definitely showed promise in his clever observations about cell phones and the U.S. Postal Service and even got an invitation to Fallon's desk, which I'm sure is the highest honor he's ever received. Click through to watch Seinfeld and Fallon have a chat at the desk, which inevitably turns into an opportunity for Fallon to do his Seinfeld impression.

Jerry Seinfeld on Diversity in Comedy: "Who Cares?"

During his Buzzfeed Brews interview with CBS This Morning yesterday, Jerry Seinfeld was asked by Peter Lauria about the predominantly white male list of guests featured on his hit web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Seinfeld's response, which you can watch in the above clip, seemed as tired of the question as it was defensive: People think it's the census or something … who cares? Funny is the world that I live in. You're funny — I'm interested. You're not funny — I'm not interested. I have no interest in gender or race or anything like that, but everyone else is kind of with their little calculating [...]

Jerry Seinfeld Confirms a 'Seinfeld' Reunion Is Happening "Very, Very Soon"

So it's not a Super Bowl commercial, it's not a Broadway play, and it's not a Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode, but whatever Jerry Seinfeld was up to with Jason Alexander and Larry David two weeks ago was definitely a Seinfeld reunion-related affair. According to Variety, Seinfeld confirmed the reunion on the "Boomer & Carton" radio show this morning but wasn't budging on the details, except for describing the project as "short-ish form" and a "one-and-done" thing involving Larry David and his former Seinfeld cast mates that will be available somewhere sometime "very, very soon." It seems safe to assume that the reunion will in fact [...]

Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, and Larry David Were Filming Something at the Restaurant from 'Seinfeld' This Week

Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David, and Jason Alexander were all spotted at Tom's Restaurant, the Manhattan diner used frequently as "Monk's Café" on their sitcom Seinfeld, on Monday. NY Daily News reports that cameras were shooting them inside and outside the restaurant and that production workers said the three were working on a Super Bowl commercial. There's no word on who the commercial is for or if Michael Richards or Julia Louis-Dreyfus are involved, but I guess we'll all see on Super Bowl Sunday.

During a Reddit AMA last week, Jerry Seinfeld teased people, saying that he and Larry David "wrote this script for this thing that you will eventually [...]