Comedian Jerry Seinfeld recently performed standup on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon — the very first comedian to do so during Fallon’s tenure. After Jerry recalls performing on The Tonight Show in LA in the 1980s, he talks about how his style of parenting is drastically different than his generation’s upbringing.
Jerry Seinfeld and his special guest, Tina Fey (30 Rock), drive a 1967 Volvo 1800S to Floridita Restaurant for some coffee.
Jerry Seinfeld and stand-up comedian Todd Barry drive a 1966 MGB Roadster to Coney Island in Brooklyn for a hot dog on the latest episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) and his special guest, Patton Oswalt (The King of Queens), drive a 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 to The Handsome Coffee Roasters for some coffee.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld stopped by reddit to do an AMA (“ask me anything”) and he offered a peek into his creative process:
On writer’s block:
Writer’s block is a phony, made up, BS excuse for not doing your work.
On dealing with hecklers:
…Featuring THAT pizza scene.
The comedian describes the anatomy of his Pop-Tart joke, still a work in progress, and shows his longhand writing process.
“I’ve probably been working on this for two years. Two years? I mean usually I’d write a bit in a couple days. It’s a long time to spend on something that means absolutely nothing. But that’s what I do; that’s what people want me to do…is spend a lot of time wastefully. So that then I can waste their time.”
Kids Need Bullying, the sixth episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Emmy-nominated web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee features Chris Rock.
Jerry Seinfeld’s special guest is Don Rickles in this episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.
The most recent episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s comedy web series Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee guest stars David Letterman.
“Speaking of dumb guys…always a segway.”
Fun fact: Jerry, like I would imagine all comedians do, remember the exact date they first appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.