For Your ‘Seinfeld’ Listening Pleasure …

Two fun podcasts to share with my Seinfeld fans here:

First, I’m thrilled to be the guest this week on Slate’s Lexicon Valley podcast, talking about my recent story on The Verge about the difficulties with translating Seinfeld:[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/214284897″ params=”color=ff5500″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]

 

And sometime Seinfeld writer/Everybody Loves Raymond character actor/all-around funny guy Fred Stoller has launched his own interview podcast. You’ll particularly like the episode in which he talks to Larry Hankin, who almost landed the role of Kramer, then got to play the guy playing Kramer on the sitcom-within-the-sitcom, Jerry.[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/212728059″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s writing takes readers behind the scenes of major moments in pop culture history and examines the lasting impact that our favorite TV shows, music, and movies have on our society and psyches. She investigates why pop culture matters deeply, from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Seinfeld, to Sex and the City and Mean Girls, to Beyoncé, Taylor, and Barbie. She has written eight books, including the New York Times bestseller Seinfeldia, When Women Invented Television, Sex and the City and Us, and So Fetch.

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