SNL May Outlive TV Itself, but We Can’t Forget Fridays

This article is from our friends at Trunkworthy No red carpets, no seasons beyond two, but Fridays (featuring future Seinfelders Larry David and Michael Richards) was its own subversively hilarious thing. Fridays debuted in April 1980 fully aware of the long shadow looming over it. Here was a major network’s late-night weekend sketch comedy show…

The Larry Sanders Show: The Final Word

This essay originally appeared in The Larry Sanders Show: The Complete Series. In its time, The Larry Sanders Show was a Bethlehem star in TV’s panoramic constellation of comedies, miles and miles above the crowd. And good news: Garry Shandling’s transcendent talk-show satire is not only as hilarious today as when it lit up HBO…