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‘Mobile Suit Gundam’ More Than Lives Up to Its Influential Reputation as One of the Anime Greats

(Welcome to Ani-time Ani-where, a regular column dedicated to helping the uninitiated understand and appreciate the world of anime.) The Seinfeld is Unfunny effect is a trope that refers to the feeling of watching a work that is so influential that you recognize everything it once pioneered, but are no longer impressed by it. The […]

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Larry David Probably Only Has ‘One More’ Season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ in Him, Says Jeff Garlin

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” fans have been eagerly awaiting a new season since the 10th outing aired its finale in March 2020, with Larry David’s spite store Latte Larry’s burning to the ground. But it’s not unusual for fans to wait a long time between seasons.The wait will soon be over, with filming on Season 11 […]

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HBO Max to Stream ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ ‘Nathan For You,’ ‘Key & Peele,’ and More Comedies

A slew of popular and acclaimed comedies are coming to HBO Max November 1.WarnerMedia announced on Friday that all seasons of Comedy Central’s “Chappelle’s Show,” “Nathan For You,” “Key & Peele,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” and “Reno 911!” will be available on HBO Max at the start of the month.The impending availability of the shows marks […]

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Daniel Dae Kim is Fighting to Get Legendary Character Actor James Hong a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

James Hong is an all-time great Hollywood “that guy.” You might not know him by name, but you’ve definitely seen his work: he’s been in more movies and TV shows than just about anyone, including classics like Chinatown, Blade Runner, Seinfeld, Airplane!, Big Trouble in Little China, and many more. Fellow actor Daniel Dae Kim […]

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Richard Herd, ‘Seinfeld’ Actor Who Played Mr. Wilhelm, Dies at 87

Veteran character actor Richard Herd, best known for portraying Mr. Wilhelm on “Seinfeld,” died on Tuesday at his Los Angeles home of complications from cancer. He was 87.The Boston native broke into show business as a stage actor in New York. He made his film debut in 1970’s “Hercules in New York.” Herd was hired […]

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‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ Recreated an Iconic ‘Seinfeld’ Scene, and Here Are the Two Versions Together

Hearing a laugh track on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” is always jarring. Hearing it as part of a carefully crafted recreation of an all-time great sitcom moment makes a little more sense.As part of this week’s “The Gang Does a Clip Show” shenanigans, the show took the opportunity to recreate a classic scene from […]

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‘Random Acts of Flyness’: Terence Nance Makes Avant-Garde TV Entertaining, With a Little Help From Jon Hamm

“Random Acts of Flyness” may play like one grand television experiment — its sketch-like segments hinge on a whimsical but distinctly dark sense of humor when tackling topics such as patriarchy, white supremacy, and black sensuality — but don’t call it “experimental.”“I don’t see the show as experimental,” said director, writer, and creator Terence Nance […]

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Stanley Anderson, ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Seinfeld’ Actor, Dies at 78

Stanley Anderson, the stage, film and TV actor known for playing the president in a number of movies, has died, according to a statement from his family. He was 78.Anderson died Sunday, six weeks after being diagnosed with brain cancer.Anderson had numerous credits to his name, including playing General Slocum in Spider-Man (2002), and he […]

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