"Jerry’s Girl," by Richard Prince, a composite portrait of 57 girlfriends seen on “Seinfeld.”
George: Guys, hitting is not about muscle. It’s simple physics. Calculate the velocity, v, in relation to the trajectory, t, in which g, gravity, of course remains a constant. (Hits a home run) It’s not complicated.
Jeter: Now who are you again?
George: George Costanza, assistant to the traveling secretary.
Williams: Are you the guy who put us in that Ramada in Milwaukee?
George: Do you wanna talk about hotels, or do you wanna win some ball games?
Jeter: We won the World Series.
George: In six games.
(via The Abstinence)
An honorable mention in the Best Seinfeld Sports Moments piece I wrote for ESPN.com in 2004.
Here’s the video of the exchange, when Costanza, the Yankees’ assistant to the traveling secretary, bashes a couple dingers and chides the players for needing six games to dismiss the Braves in the 1996 World Series.
The scene garnered an honorable mention in a list of Best Seinfeld Sports Moments that I wrote for ESPN.com many years ago. I’ll love that piece till I die.
An analysis of a portion of data stolen from Sony revealed that "seinfeld" is the most popular password among network users. Strong effort for a show that’s been off the air for 13 years. We all know how hard it is to compete with perennial favorites “password” and “123456.”
My question, though, is: If someone is such a Senfeld fan, how do you not choose “bosco” (George’s infamous ATM code) as your password? (clip)
Complication of Larry David’s appearances and voice-overs on Seinfeld.
A lot of these fall under the category of “Oh, if They Only Had a Cell Phone,” but it really illuminates how technology has completely changed our ability to communicate in just the last 15 years.
Only one more week for Larry King to butcher an interview like this. Anyone who’s said something dumb to me has gotten the exact look that Jerry gives Larry at the 0:11 mark, that moment when the brain must process what’s been said AND wonder if you’ve been transported to planet Stupidtron.
Take a look at this graph. Take a very close look if you have recently fallen in love.
This is David McCandless and Lee Byron’s “Peak Break-Up Times” calendar, where they chart the times of year when couples tend to call it quits. We are entering the End-of-the-Year Danger Zone.
Read more, from our very own Robert Krulwich.
And if your significant other invites you to dinner at Pomodoro during December, be very afraid. Just ask Kramer.