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Charlie Rose Tries, and Fails, to Figure Out Larry David

Charlie Rose sat down with Larry David over the weekend to talk about his Broadway debut in Fish in the Dark, and he attempted to understand the "real" Larry David but only got these responses: "Who the hell knows?" and "I'm like everybody else. I'm a jerk." David manages to stay simultaneously uninterested and entertaining throughout the entire interview, in which he pays a visit to his childhood Brooklyn home, junior high school stage, and some of his earliest standup memories. Watch some outtakes from the interview below, in which Rose and his 60 Minutes colleagues look back on interacting with David as if he were some rare and endangered [...]

Larry David and Bill Simmons Talk 'Seinfeld,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and Series Finales

"I think the thing about finales is everybody writes their own finale in their head, whereas if they just tune in during the week to a normal show, they’re surprised by what's going on. They haven't written it beforehand, they don't know what the show is. But for a finale, they go, 'Oh, well this should happen to George, and Jerry and Elaine should get together,' and all that. They've already written it, and often they're disappointed, because it's not what they wrote."

- Larry David looks back on the mixed response to the Seinfeld series finale and more in a new interview with Bill Simmons.

Larry David Talks with 'The New York Times' About His Upcoming Broadway Debut

"I haven't been in a play since the eighth grade, when I did Charley’s Aunt. I seem to remember wearing a dress. That's it. And I'm not even really an actor. But I'm still sleeping at night, and I hope that continues."

- Larry David looks forward to his Broadway debut in Fish in the Dark in a new interview with The New York Times.

HBO Is Waiting Patiently for Larry David to Bring Back 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

Curb Your Enthusiasm might come back to HBO, but not until at least next year. According to a Vulture, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo told reporters yesterday that he had recently run into Larry David and asked about a possible Curb return. Though David said he had no plans to bring it back this year, after Lombardo asked him "So David, should I emotionally get Curb out of my head?" he responded with "No, no, no, no, no." There aren't any more specifics about Curb's future on the pay network yet, but Lombardo told reporters yesterday that "as long as he's thinking about it, we still have a [...]

Here Are Three Minutes of Insults from 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

Whether Larry David's next project is indeed a Broadway play with Jerry Seinfeld or just a Super Bowl commercial, we can still count on this supercut of his best Curb Your Enthusiasm insults to make the homestretch to the weekend more tolerable. David is a true equal opportunity insulter, whether it's to Michael J. Fox, Tim Kazurinsky, or a little girl singing her heart out. [via Uproxx]

Larry David Asks David Letterman Not to See His Broadway Play

Larry David makes his Broadway debut in March, and during last night's Late Show he politely requested that Letterman not attend the show: "You're not coming … I'm gonna lose my focus, I'm gonna think 'What, did Dave bring a snack? What kind of snack did Dave bring? Is Dave gonna go to the bathroom at intermission?' …Do yourself a favor — stay home." Watch more from David's interview below:

Larry David Tells Jimmy Fallon About His Broadway Play

Larry David's Broadway debut Fish in the Dark is set for March, and on last night's Tonight Show he and Fallon talked about what we can expect from the play as well as some honest updates on David's love life. Click through for another part from the interview, in which David explains why dogs don't care for him very much.

Larry David to Star in His Own Broadway Play 'Fish in the Dark'

Back in January, reports began circulating that Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld were working on a Broadway play together, and today Showbiz411 has a new update on the once "mysterious project," which is a play by and starring David called Fish in the Dark. While it's unknown at this point whether Jerry Seinfeld will have any involvement in the project, EGOT winner and Book of Mormon producer Scott Rudin has signed on to the production and is credited with convincing David to star. Fish in the Dark will make David's first Broadway role.

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Isn't Coming Back Anytime Soon, But Here's an Animated Larry David on 'TripTank'

Self-described "indecisive fellow" Larry David hasn't made up his mind about whether he wants to do another Curb Your Enthusiasm season or not (it's been nearly years now since the last new episode), but at least he's popped up on TV this week. Here's a segment from Comedy Central's animation anthology series TripTank that aired last night, which sees Larry David, Laura Kightlinger, and Dave Attell all voicing themselves with Larry David acting pretty Larry David-y.

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 [...]

Larry David on His Broadway Debut: "Not a Day Goes By That I Don't Regret It"

Ahead of his Broadway debut in March, Larry David recently sat down for an honest chat with Vanity Fair about Fish in the Dark, which solidified his belief that he's not an actor because "if I'm on stage my instinct is to talk to the audience, not the other way around." Despite working with a voice coach, David told Vanity Fair that once she started talking about diaphragm, he responded: "You're wasting your time. I could do this with you for the next 50 years and nothing would happen." His best response, however, came after a question about his decision to take on a leading Broadway role:

Not [...]

Larry David's Broadway Play Set to Open on March 5th

Larry David's Broadway play just got a cast and premiere date. Entertainment Weekly reports that Fish in the Dark is now officially set to start previews on February 2nd with an opening night of March 5th at Cort Theatre. David will lead the play with supporting roles from Broadway vets Jayne Houdyshell, Jonny Orsini, Jerry Adler (The Sopranos), Jake Cannavale, and Rosie Perez. The Scott Rudin-produced play is described as "a comedy about a death in the family," and David described his role to The New York Times as "somebody very similar to Larry David – it might even be Larry David with a different name."

Sketch Anatomy: Andy Cowan Explains the Origins of 'Seinfeld's "The Opposite"

Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates a successful sketch from the rest.

For this week's Sketch Anatomy, we're breaking the rules a little to go behind the scenes of a classic '90s sitcom episode with Andy Cowan, former writer for Cheers and 3rd Rock from the Sun and the mind behind the acclaimed 1994 Seinfeld episode "The Opposite." Ranked at #1 in our own list of every Seinfeld episode, [...]

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 [...]