Larry David

RFK Jr. curbs his enthusiasm for COVID Holocaust analogies following prompt from wife Cheryl Hines

"While we love each other, we differ on many current issues," actress Cheryl Hines, the fictional ex of Jewish comedian Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm, said.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/01/2022

Curb Your Enthusiasm's Larry David more Jewish than ever in latest season

This season, it’s not just the occasional matzoh ball joke or the Yiddish lesson he gave Jon Hamm in the season premiere. Larry David is plunging into questions of Jewish pride and belief.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
03/12/2021

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ star Susie Essman talks cancel culture

JTA spoke to Essman, who noted she is a proud new bubbe, about the show’s longevity and Jewishness, as well as her views on “cancel culture” in comedy.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
06/11/2021
Comedian Larry David

Larry David gives Jon Hamm a Yiddish lesson in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm'

The episode offered a case study in why “Curb” has been called “the most Jewish comedy show ever” and suggests that Larry David, its writer, producer and star, has no intention of ceding that mantle.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
26/10/2021
Seinfeld

Television's 'Seinfeld' to hit Netflix on October 1

The 10-time Emmy Award-winning comedy about a group of friends living in New York City was created by comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David and ended on NBC television in 1998 after nine seasons.

By REUTERS
01/09/2021
Comedian Larry David

‘Enthusiasm’ still uncurbed: Larry David’s 11th season debuts in October

HBO announced in June 2020 that it was renewing the series, but did not announce a debut date because of delays related to the coronavirus pandemic.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/08/2021
Comedian Larry David

Larry David reportedly yelled at Alan Dershowitz over his ties to Trump

David apparently hit Dershowitz with this line, among others: “It’s disgusting. Your whole enclave — it’s disgusting. You’re disgusting!”

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
19/08/2021
Lil Dicky

Lil Dicky becomes Larry David of rap in 'Dave'

The show, which premiered in March and is now available to stream on Hulu, is called “Dave.” It’s a fictionalized version of Burd’s rise to stardom.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
31/05/2020
Comedian Larry David

Larry David: Bernie Sanders should end presidential campaign

David told Dowd that he is just fine with social distancing and hunkering down in his home. “I will say that the lack of invitations, OK, that’s been fantastic,” he said.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
06/04/2020

Larry David addresses 'idiots' avoiding caution during coronavirus lockdown

While the delivery was lighthearted, the message was clear. David, 72, wanted to remind those not taking these precautions seriously that they are inadvertently hurting the elderly.

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