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What's the Deal with the 'Seinfeld' Characters' Ages? An Investigation

It seems like it'd be easy to learn how old Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer were supposed to be. Turns out it's impossible.
Allie Conti
12.18.18
Television

The Future of the Sitcom Is in the Past

Traditional networks are increasingly looking at rebooting old shows and that might actually be a win for progressives.
Jaime Weinman
5.8.17
tv

Mary Tyler Moore Was a Progressive Hero

The late actress was an early pioneer of feminist television.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
1.27.17
tv

How Strong Teen Characters Are Making Sitcoms Better

Family sitcoms like 'Black-ish' and 'One Day at a Time' are benefitting by depicting progressive, intelligent teenagers.
Vincent Crincoli
1.20.17
Art

These Illustrations of Iconic Sitcom Living Rooms Will Feed Your 90s Obsession

Illustrator Babak Ganjei is certainly no couch potato in his charming and nostalgic comics of 90s-sitcom living rooms.
Diana Shi
7.23.16
Stuff

'Silicon Valley' Has Become the Most Realistic Show on TV

Full-on horse sex, Bangladeshi click farms, and using endangered animals as props in board meetings were just some of the totally-not-exaggerated moments from the HBO sitcom's third season.
Harry Cheadle
6.27.16
Stuff

The Creator of 'You're the Worst' Talks About Writing, Clichés, and Love

We talk to Stephen Falk about how to write a romcom without getting soppy.
David Renshaw
4.4.16
Stuff

Talking to 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris About Putting the New Black Middle Class on Screen

We spoke to the creator behind ABC's consistently funny and cutting family comedy about politics, 'The Cosby Show,' and aspirational TV.
Michael Cuby
2.3.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Weezer Is "Undateable," Watch Them Play Songs on NBC's Live Sitcom

Thank god for live sitcoms.
John Hill
1.16.16
Stuff

​Whatever Happened to Predictability? The Milkman, the Paperboy, Evening TV?

There are some important American cultural and historical issues that haven't received much attention at all this year. Some of them aren't as relevant as they once were, but they still keep us up late at night as we wonder whatever happened to them.
Hanson O'Haver
11.1.15
Stuff

@Seinfeld2000 Interviewed the Porn Star Bree Olson About 'Seinfeld'

@Seinfeld2000 spoke with 'The Human Centipede 3' actress and AVN-award-winner Bree Olson about her love of 'Seinfeld.'
@Seinfeld2000
6.2.15
Photo

The Stone Dicks of Fire Island's Belvedere Hotel

Sexy and sad statues and portraits of young men cover the halls of Fire Island's most notorious, clothing-optional luxury hotel.
Mitchell Sunderland
4.18.15
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