“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.
Amazing video parody of “The Wire” … with Lego characters.
Here’s a stellar review of Mad Men’s Season 5 finale, and the show as a whole, from TIME’s talented TV critic James Poniewozik.
I’ve never seen a series with an audience so engaged after each viewing. Yeah, people have voted tons for American Idol singers, and they’ve had brief water-cooler discussions on favorite Survivor cast members, but Mad Men has sparked more thoughtful, intelligent takes than any in TV history.
Eligible candidates don’t go back too far. This could only happen in the era of online media, unlimited column “space,” podcasting and the existence of hubs like Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr for publishing and sharing personal takes.
Saying What We’re All Thinking of the Day: Sarah Burge, who is in the Guinness Book of World Records for undergoing the most plastic surgeries, appeared this week on Anderson Cooper’s show, where the “Human Barbie” told the host about how she was getting her daughter on the same process and encouraging her to pole dance.
Finally, Cooper had had enough, and he gave her the boot:
I honestly have nothing more to talk to you about… I gotta be honest, I gotta just stop. I’m sorry. I try to be really polite to all my guests, but I just think you’re dreadful and I honestly don’t want to talk to you anymore.
Cooper later admitted: “I regret having her on in the first place, and I regret that that’s how things ended.”
Saturday Night Live’s emotional send-off for Kristen Wiig, who made her SNL debut on Nov. 12, 2005 and appeared for the final time as a cast member last night.