Jerry Seinfeld Stand-up Comedy
It's that guy from Seinfeld. Not just that guy from Seinfeld, but that guy, Seinfeld.
Initially, when Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld were working together to co-create and co-write a television series, they decided
to make a fictional version of Jerry and call the show Seinfeld. As it turns out, that guy from Seinfeld is Seinfeld. And
he and his friends captured the hearts of audiences on the series Seinfeld during its prime from 1989-1998. The shows popularity
did not end in 1998, as it found success in syndication. Even after that many years with the guy from Seinfeld in our homes,
audiences still want more. Now is your opportunity to get your Jerry Seinfeld fix during his stand-up tour. The show is not
recommended for the whole family. As Seinfeld once remarked, "Nothing in life is fun for the whole family. There are no massage
parlors with ice cream and free jewelry, for example."
About Jerry Seinfeld: 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time
to Jerry Seinfeld, he was ten years old when he started watching comedians on television. He discovered a passion for the
profession and made it a goal to do it himself. It was not his college years or performances at the time that he discovered
stand-up to be a specific interest. Seinfeld started to get relatively small roles on television after making it as a stand-up
comedian. That progressed and he later co-created his own show about nothing, Seinfeld. It did not take long before the show
become a sitcom darling of prime time. The fans enjoyed the opportunity to live vicariously doing nothing through all of their
favorite characters (Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramar). While for years they joked about the show being about nothing, but
it was clearly something. After the success of the show, Seinfeld returned to the stage to engage in stand-up comedy. He is
known for is observation human, so it is a good fit for stand-up. While it seems almost impossible to not know who Jerry Seinfeld
is as a comedian, you may be assured that he is in good standing with the comedy authorities. Jerry Seinfeld is ranked #12
on Comedy Central's list of 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
Jerry Seinfeld with Johnny Carson and Larry David
is challenging to gauge what constitutes a breakthrough for a comedian, unless they go on record pointing to one particular
thing. As an observer, the most obvious success was the television sitcom, Seinfeld. Although, there are interesting events
that led Jerry Seinfeld to where he is today. After he graduated from Queens College in 1976, he tried out for an open mic
night at Catch a Rising Star in New York. That decision and its success led to an invitation to appear on Rodney Dangerfield's
HBO special. Thereafter, Seinfeld was one of the lucky ones to appear on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Seinfeld impressed
more than his audience, he impressed Johnny. That was quite a feat and one to make one's parents proud. Finally, Larry David
and Jerry Seinfeld came together to create the sitcom, The Seinfeld Chronicles, for NBC. The title was later shortened to
Seinfeld. It was during this time that Jerry Seinfeld's popularity grew.
Seinfeld Trivia: About Nothing
quirky fact about Jerry Seinfeld is that he recorded and kept every television appearance he did during his early years. Now,
in an effort to reach kids like himself to fall in love with comedy, Seinfeld shares his favorite clips from the old days
on his website. Seinfeld recognized his early influences as Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Jay Leno, Robert Klein and Abbott and
Costello. And as it turns out, he has made the ranks of his comedy idols. Of course, it was not easy getting to where he is
today and he certainly faced setbacks. In fact, Seinfeld was once fired from an early role due to creative differences. He
allegedly was not given a heads up about his dismissal and found out when he discovered he was not given a script at the read-through
session. While being fired is not an indicator of success, it certainly does not prevent it. Seinfeld hopes to inspire young
kids, but has been mentioned by Judd Apatow and Kevin Hart as a comedic influence.
Another interesting bit of trivia
is the there was a rumor that Seinfeld worked with the musician Wale on the rapper's album entitled, The Album About Nothing.
In June 2013, Seinfeld appeared on the song Outro About Nothing from the album The Gifted. As we already know, the sitcom
Seinfeld is frequently and affectionately referred to as the "show about nothing."
Jerry Seinfeld Famous Performances
and Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Seinfeld famous performances are the ones in which he did nothing. By the fourth
season of his show, Seinfeld had become the most popular sitcoms in the United States of America. Audiences have still been
requesting a Seinfeld reunion and Larry David played up on this idea by having a fictional reunion of the entire Seinfeld
cast on his show Curb Your Enthusiasm during its 7th season finale.
More recently, Jerry Seinfeld's talk show, Comedians
in Cars Getting Coffee, was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. If you haven't seen the show, Seinfeld simply picks up fellow
comedians in his car and takes them to get coffee. Like the sitcom Seinfeld, we get to see comedians doing what everyone does
(unless you drink tea). Audience may not be able to call Jerry Seinfeld up to meet for coffee, but we can buy our tickets
to see his stand-up. Maybe you'll have your chance to ask him in the audience.