Comedians in Cars recap: Jerry Seinfeld visits Will Ferrell’s world

If there was ever a next generation version of Seinfeld, it would have to star Will Ferrell as George Costanza. When he chatted with Jerry on this week’s episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, the conversation felt like a callback to some famous moments at Monk’s. If only there had been more about Ferrell […]

Comedians in Cars recap: Garry Shandling kvetches a lot, but always funny

Between a very cool car and a close friendship between Jerry Seinfeld and his guest, Garry Shandling, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee presented a strong episode this week. Regardless of Shandling’s penchant for complaints, some fascinating stories were told, complete with a bunch of laugh-out-loud moments. SPOILER ALERT – WATCH THE EPISODE FIRST The first […]

Comedians in Cars Recap: Kathleen Madigan and Chuck Martin are a Hot Machine

Two stand-up specialists joined Jerry for a solid, albeit flawed, episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. It seems like Seinfeld is most comfortable when chatting with others who live in this medium of refinement and that held true for this episode. While Kathleen Madigan earned headline billing on the episode, it was really three’s […]

‘Comedians in Cars’ recap: Who knew Obama was so funny?

Is it possible to be the leader of the free world and still have a sense of humor? For President Barack Obama, the answer to that question is a definite yes. The Commander in Chief opened up the new season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with one of the best episodes in […]

What happened to RollerCoaster Tycoon?

If you grew up in the early 2000s, you have fond memories of playing RollerCoaster Tycoon or its sequels. It struck such a chord with a generation that it continues to be played by those same kids, now college-age. The original game spawned multiple sequels before being put on a decade-long hiatus. The once-dormant series has […]

Has ‘Food Network Star’ actually created any Food Network stars?

In 2005, the Food Network launched a reality competition show called The Next Food Network Star, with pretty self-explanatory goals. The show was created with the goal of finding the next Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse, or Robert Irvine. It became the American Idol of cooking shows and is currently airing its 11th season on Sunday […]

Thrown Down: Examining how beatable Bobby Flay has been as a TV chef

Last week, I was watching an episode of Beat Bobby Flay on the Food Network. Flay lost to the challenger, which got me thinking, “Is it really that difficult to beat Bobby Flay?” Food Network and the chef himself continue to pass along the idea that Flay is some deity within the chef world, and […]

‘Comedians in Cars’ recap: Trevor Noah’s work ethic should be admired

Seinfeld has begun streaming on Hulu, but that cash windfall has not stopped Jerry Seinfeld from working on his current show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. This week’s guest was Trevor Noah, the South African-born comedian who is becoming known as “the guy who is replacing Jon Stewart.” This is a chance to get acquainted […]

‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ recap: Bill Maher walks the line

When Jerry Seinfeld is really comfortable with a guest, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee can really shine. This week’s episode saw Seinfeld’s longtime friend Bill Maher as his guest. The episode was both engaging and informative, but a reused topic and some awkward editing brought it down slightly. WARNING: If you haven’t seen the episode […]