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The Resource Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

Label
Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything
Title
Seinfeldia
Title remainder
how a show about nothing changed everything
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 executives didn't think anyone would watch 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, TV historian and entertainment writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong celebrates the creators and fans of this American television phenomenon, bringing readers behind-the-scenes of the 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 questioned every 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 TV
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin
Dewey number
791.45/72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1992.77.S4285
LC item number
A86 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • David, Larry
  • Seinfeld, Jerry
  • Situation comedies (Television programs)
  • Large type books
Label
Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-468)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on reporting methods -- Introduction: The baseball game -- The origin story -- The players -- The network -- The cult hit -- The production -- The writers -- The bizarros -- Seinfeld Nation -- The show about something -- The Larry David-shaped hole -- The end -- Seinfeldia emerges -- The bizarros: The sequel -- The legend of the curse -- Seinfeldia
Control code
ocn946906153
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
471 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490711
Lccn
2016020174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946906153
Label
Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-468)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on reporting methods -- Introduction: The baseball game -- The origin story -- The players -- The network -- The cult hit -- The production -- The writers -- The bizarros -- Seinfeld Nation -- The show about something -- The Larry David-shaped hole -- The end -- Seinfeldia emerges -- The bizarros: The sequel -- The legend of the curse -- Seinfeldia
Control code
ocn946906153
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
471 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410490711
Lccn
2016020174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946906153

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