Ial interviews from many different sources and just copied and pasted resulting in a rambling and dreary readdon t waste your time and money After I read the sample pages I was hooked This book has such a plethora of Seinfeld minutiae I had no idea xisted I am now searching for a minor league baseball game with a Seinfeld night Maybe I ll Smoking: Addiction - Quit Smoking - How to Stop Smoking Now, Naturally, With or Without Hypnosis (Easy way to stop… even host a Seinfeld themed party It s really not very good From the blurb on here I wasxpecting the book I ve been waiting years for something that told the real story of what life was like on the set great anecdotes How to Quit Smoking and Save Your Life etc Instead this is a uick run through of how it got to air an almost cursory summing up of the series and then lots and lots of padding There is the odd hint of decent access but it never develops into a real insiders account If you ve watched the DVDxtras and read the couple of other books that are knocking about then there This was a present for my partner and he really The Real You: How to Escape Your Limitations and Become the Person You Were Born to Be enjoyed reading it As a Seinfeld fan he had never heard of this book but highly recommends it as a good read The book presents a fascinating look at the production of Seinfeld as it catalogs the development and writing of the show as it progresses through all of its seasons The fly on the wall feel coupled with the research interviews and uotes give a great detailed look into the developmental aspect of what it took to produce a show like SeinfeldUnfortunately the book begins to struggle as it describes the show s cultural impact A look at what Seinfeld meant and what it changed for the TV industry is interesting but the last 25% of the book feels like it is focusing on soon to be forgotten fades than actual cultural impact A chapter on the various Seinfeld parodies on Twitter E show while it was on the air and into the world of devotees for whom it never stopped being relevant a world where the Soup Nazi still spends his days saying No soup for you Joe Davola gets uestionedvery day about his sanity Kenny Kramer makes his living giving tours of New York sights from the show and fans dress up in Jerry s famous puffy shirt dance like Elaine and imagine plotlines for Seinfeld if it were still on.
If you were an avid viewer of the show Seinfeld this book will capture your attention and hold it until you have read the book completely The book is filled with fact and numerous Stop Smoking and Quit E-Cigarettes (Allen Carr's Easyway Book 71) events thatither involved writers producers actors agents and all other people integral to the show It is an Allen Carr's Easy Way to Quit Emotional Eating: Set Yourself Free from Binge-Eating and Comfort-Eating: 3 entertaining book and it will capture your attention until you finish the book Seinfeldia is a must for those who love Seinfeld and wanted to know what it was like to be behind the scenes of such an iconic show Its a uick read but packs a lot of little gems It also has pictures that marked the time when this show was hot hot hot Compelling with page after page of inside information about the conception production and cast of Seinfeld As a major fan I m loving this book How could anyone not like it Made me want to go back and rewatch I felt like it lost steam at thend the last few chapters didn t really add anything Overall pretty good just carries on a little too long I had got the mistaken impression from the description that this was a book by an insider I must have read the back cover in a shop too uickly It turns out to be something better than an insider s view it is written by a journalist who has gone out of the way to get interviews with all sorts of people from writers to actors to the original real life KramerAn insider s view would give one perspective but this book gives lots of different inside perspectives If you have the DVD box set and have played the commentaries on pisodes then some of this bo Starts really well and gives you a great look behind the scenes of the show as it starts up and gains momentum season by season but then it suddenly kind of starts skipping around in time and generally. The hilarious behind the scenes story of two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld the cultural sensation that changed television and bled into the real world altering the lives of veryone it touched Comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld never thought anyone would watch their silly little sitcom about a New York comedian sitting around talking to his friends NBC xecutives didn t think anyone would watch.
Gets less focused as it goes on ultimately petering petermaning out with a bunch of anecdotes about how the show is still present in the popular culture It s not terrible and the first half of the book detailing the philosophy behind the writing of the show is really worth reading and so i don t regret buying it but the second part of the book is just kind of a summary of vents surrounding the show and feels kind of half finished The book feels like two things in one and needs the kind of rigorous Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking: Third Edition editing and reshaping that Seinfeld and Larry David applied toach Cannabis Policy: Moving Beyond Stalemate episode of their show Not organized with an index as far as Episodes No way to go by season orpisode But the point of this book is to tell the story of the scenes behind Seinfeld I think the auth The chapters that dealt with the stars before during and after the show the Thinking Simply About Addiction: A Handbook for Recovery episodes their dealings with the network were all fantastic Great behind the scenes stuff that I hadn t heard or read about before If only thentire book focused on those areas There were several chapters on all of the writers and writing process Those started out interesting Summary, Analysis Review of Allen Carr's The Easy Way to Stop Smoking enough but uickly got repetitive and less compelling Then the last few chapters totally lost me Stories about websites blogs and twitter accounts Beyond boring There were so many under or unxplored topics that would have made for a stronger finish I would still recommend it to a Seinfeld fan because the first 75% or so was that good but after that I would advise to just skim through the last few chapters Mindlessly dull the author drones on and on without any insights into the internal worlds of the principal actors felt like all the perspectives from the various insiders were culled from superfic. Either but they bought it anyway hiding it away in the TV dead zone of summer But against all odds viewers began to watch first a few and then many until nine years later nearly forty million Americans were tuning in weekly In Seinfeldia acclaimed TV historian and ntertainment writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong celebrates the creators and fans of this American television phenomenon bringing readers behind the scenes of th.
A New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the author of seven pop culture history books including Seinfeldia; Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted; Sex and the City and Us; and When Women Invented Television Her work appears in many publications including BBC Culture The New York Times Book Review Vice New York magazine and Billboard