Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy: Awaken the Social Assassin Within Popular Culture and Philosophy

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Open Court #ad - People scream and run for their lives. He tells bitter truths about how we live our lives. Many of the chapters discuss ethical and existential issues, such as whether Larry is a “bad apple. Larry doesn’t ask questions about free will, or wonder whether the world outside our minds really exists because he’s more like Socrates than Descartes.

It's hard not to ask, should we curb our enthusiasm? In a promotional video for the eighth season of hbO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David appears as Godzilla, walking through the streets of New York City, terrorizing everyone who sees him. Larry, are you people nuts?”what makes larry a monster, has a quizzical look on his face and asks, meanwhile, “What, and why doesn’t he know that he’s a monster? Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy discusses several answers to these questions.

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy: Awaken the Social Assassin Within Popular Culture and Philosophy #ad - This book revolves around curb-larry, the character that the real Larry David plays on HBO’s popular television series: his outlook on life, his unusual ways of interacting with people, his inability or unwillingness to conform to the world. There's something heroic about Larry's independence from social conventions, and something tragic about his tendency to hurt people with his frankness.

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Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good: Larry David and the Making of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm

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ECW Press #ad - Being politically correct is far from Larry’s mind, and the audience cringes as he berates, torments, and blusters his way into the hearts of TV watchers. Follow the early exploits of larry’s stand-up career, his days writing for Seinfeld, and learn how Curb was conceived and developed. Together with jerry Seinfeld, he pitched NBC on a sitcom where nothing happens.

Used book in Good Condition. Pretty, pretty, ted danson, pretty good – titled after larry’s key catchphrase – also explores Larry’s on- and off-screen relationships with famous pals like Richard Lewis, Mary Steenburgen, and the cast of Seinfeld, and contains an in-depth episode guide to Curb Your Enthusiasm.

A whole show could be about waiting in line at a Chinese restaurant. After nine years of writing and producing Seinfeld, and after making a huge amount of money, Larry David began to create a new show for HBO. Without much separation between himself and the character he plays, Curb follows the daily routines of Larry David.

Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good: Larry David and the Making of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm #ad - In his early stand-up days, if he walked on stage and didn’t like the crowd, he would walk off. As a comedian, and now the creator and star of Curb Your Enthusiasm, then producer of Seinfeld, Larry David has a fanatical following. And somehow seinfeld became the most successful comedy show of all time.

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The Book of Leon: Philosophy of a Fool

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Gallery Books #ad - Be forewarned: in opening this tome and Leon’s mind, you need to be prepared for straight talk. Learn the secrets Larry David has gleaned from the Falstaff of television. Dr. These are the musings of a master genius spitting out the secrets of the universe—to help you become just like him. Gandhi. Ruth. For centuries bespeckled dorks have pored over the scrolls of the ancients, read tea leaves, wisdom, and looked to the stars for philosophy, and advice.

. While some people have probably offered good advice, and others offer bad advice, Leon is here to offer his brand of good-bad advice. Leon black, he ain’t wrong. He just ain’t right. Bring the Ruckus. Aristotle. Lao Tzu. Used book in Good Condition. All the while you think you’re helping it—but really it’s helping you help yourself! Because that’s how this book doozit.

The Book of Leon: Philosophy of a Fool #ad - Everyone’s favorite houseguest who never left, Leon Black played by award-winning comedian JB Smoove on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm drops his wisdom and good-bad advice for the masses.

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Fish in the Dark: A Play

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Grove Press #ad - Grove Press. In fish in the dark larry david stars as Norman Drexel, a man in his fifties who is average in most respects except for his hyperactive libido. As norman and his family try to navigate the death of a loved one, old acquaintances and unsettled arguments resurface with hilarious consequences. Fish in the dark has its world premiere at the Cort Theatre on Broadway on March 5, 2015, starring Larry David.

Used book in Good Condition. Fish in the dark is the astonishing playwriting debut by Larry David, the multiple Emmy-winning star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and co-creator of Seinfeld. This sidesplitting play, is also his first time on Broadway—in fact, a testimony to David’s great writing talent, his first time acting on stage since eighth grade.

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Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing

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Open Court #ad - Act three, explores philosophical issues raised by the show, is it rational for George to do the opposite? And Act Four, Is There Anything Wrong with That?, Untimely Meditations by the Water Cooler, such as, discusses ethical problems of everyday life using Seinfeld as a basis. Open Court. Act one looks at the four seinfeld characters through a philosophical lens and includes Jerry and Socrates: The Examined Life? Act Two examines historical philosophers from a Seinfeldian standpoint and offers Plato or Nietzsche? Time, Essence, and Eternal Recurrence in Seinfeld.

Grove Press. Designed for philosophers as well as readers with no particular philosophical background, the essays in this lively book are grouped into four amusing acts. Used book in Good Condition. Seinfeld and philosophy also provides a guide to Seinfeld episodes and a chronological list of the philosophers cited in this book.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Book

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Gotham #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Tv tie-in. Open Court. Drawn from original interviews with larry david, the show's most memorable moments, show creators, an analysis of the success of the popular HBO comedy series covers such topics as David's career prior to Curb Your Enthusiasm, and guests, and its production process.

Grove Press. Used book in Good Condition.

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Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

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Simon & Schuster #ad - The new york times bestseller about two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld—“A wildly entertaining must-read not only for Seinfeld fans but for anyone who wants a better understanding of how television series are made” Booklist, starred review. Comedians larry david and jerry Seinfeld never thought anyone would watch their sitcom about a New York comedian sitting around talking to his friends.

Dwight garner of the new york times Book Review wrote: “Armstrong has an eye for detail…. Perhaps the highest praise i can give Seinfeldia is that it made me want to buy a loaf of marbled rye and start watching again, from the beginning. Used book in Good Condition. Armstrong celebrates the creators and fans of this American television phenomenon, bringing readers into the writers’ room and into a world of devotees for whom it never stopped being relevant.

Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything #ad - Open Court. Grove Press. Used book in Good Condition. Fussy jerry, eccentric kramer, neurotic George, and imperious Elaine—people embraced them with love. Seinfeldia, show trivia, jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s intimate history is full of gossipy details, and insights into how famous episodes came to be. But against all odds, viewers did watch—first a few and then many, until nine years later nearly forty million Americans were tuning in weekly.

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Breaking Bad and Philosophy: Badder Living through Chemistry Popular Culture and Philosophy

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Open Court #ad - Driven at first by the desire to save his family from destitution, he risks losing his family altogether because of his new life of crime. Can a person be transformed as the result of a few key life choices? does everyone have the potential to be a ruthless criminal? how will we respond to the knowledge that we will be dead in six months? Is human life subject to laws as remorseless as chemical equations? When does injustice validate brutal retaliation? Why are drug addicts unsuitable for operating the illegal drug business? How can TV viewers remain loyal to a series where the hero becomes the villain? Does Heisenberg’s Principle of Uncertainty rule our destinies? In Breaking Bad and Philosophy, a hand-picked squad of professional thinkers investigate the crimes of Walter White, showing how this story relates to the major themes of philosophy and the major life decisions facing all of us.

. Open Court. Grove Press. The show depicts his metamorphosis from inoffensive chemistry teacher to feared drug lord and remorseless killer. Used book in Good Condition. Breaking bad, and many others as the best of all tV dramas, hailed by Stephen King, Chuck Klosterman, tells the story of a man whose life changes because of the medical death sentence of an advanced cancer diagnosis.

Breaking Bad and Philosophy: Badder Living through Chemistry Popular Culture and Philosophy #ad - In defiance of the tradition that viewers demand a TV character who never changes, Breaking Bad is all about the process of change, with each scene carrying forward the morphing of Walter White into the terrible Heisenberg. Used book in Good Condition.

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Hitchhiking with Larry David: An Accidental Tourist's Summer of Self-Discovery in Martha's Vineyard

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Avery #ad - Desperately seeking companionship, and, he began hitchhiking around the island and met a wide array of characters: the rich and the homeless, movie stars and common folk, of course, Mr. A memoir about a brokenhearted, and none other than larry david pulled over and asked, “you’re not a serial killer or something, meaning, and Larry David while hitchhiking around Martha’s Vineyard  One summer day on Martha’s Vineyard Paul Samuel Dolman was hitchhiking, middle-aged man who stumbles upon solace, are you?” The comedic writer and actor not only gave Dolman a ride but helped him find his way.

Dolman found himself on Martha’s Vineyard that summer in the wake of a painful breakup. David. Written with disarming honest humor,  Hitchhiking with Larry David will leave readers simultaneously laughing and crying as they ponder the mystery and spirituality of life. Used book in Good Condition. Grove Press.

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Arrested Development and Philosophy: They've Made a Huge Mistake

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Wiley #ad - Whether it's reflecting on gob's self-deception or digging into Tobias's double entendres, you'll watch your favorite scenes and episodes of the show in a whole new way. Used book in Good Condition. A smart philosophical look at the cult hit television show, Arrested Development Arrested Development earned six Emmy awards, critical acclaim, a Golden Globe award, and a loyal cult following—and then it was canceled.

Grove Press. And it'll keep you entertained until the long-awaited Arrested Development movie finally comes out. Fortunately, this book steps into the void left by the show's premature demise by exploring the fascinating philosophical issues at the heart of the quirky Bluths and their comic exploits. Whenever that is.

Arrested Development and Philosophy: They've Made a Huge Mistake #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Open Court. Gotham Books. Takes an entertaining look at the philosophical ideas and tensions in the show's plots and themes gives you new insights about the bluth family and other characters: Is George Michael's crush on his cousin unnatural? Is it immoral for Lindsay to lie about stealing clothes to hide the fact that she has a job? Are the pictures really of bunkers or balls? Lets you sound super-smart as you rattle off the names of great philosophers like Sartre and Aristotle to explain key characters and episodes of the show Packed with thought-provoking insights, Arrested Development and Philosophy is essential reading for anyone who wants to know more about their late, lamented TV show.

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