Seinfeld: Season 5

Previous seasons Episode 1: “The Mango” (65th episode overall) Original air date: September 16, 1993 Plot: Elaine never had an orgasm with Jerry. Characters Introduced: Veralyn Jones as Renee Guest Stars/Notable Characters: Lisa Edelstein as Karen Recurring gags: “It moved!” “I’m back baby, I’m back!” Foods eaten: A flat Coke with no ice. A subpar…

2021 Books

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by Roman Mars – B An interesting look into what makes a city work. Lots of good trivia bits. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles – A- I really liked the turns of phrases he uses to paint a picture.…

2021 Streaming Movies & TV

A Secret Love – A- These two women were in a league of their own Allen v. Farrow – A- Yeah, he did it. No doubt Another Round – A- Friends decide to test the theory that the most productive people maintain a 0.05% blood alcohol level at all times. Big Sky – C+ After…

Brad’s Top 30 Albums of 2020

1. Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters This was my most exciting first listen of the year by far. I waited up until it was released at midnight on April 17th (my birthday!) and then listened to it several times in a row. It was worth the 8 year wait. So many quotable lyrics…

Seinfeld: Season 4

Previous seasons Episode 1: “The Trip (part 1)” (41st episode overall) Original air date: August 12, 1992 Plot: Jerry and George head to L.A. to track down Kramer who is a suspect in a series of murders (yes, that is the actual plot). Characters Introduced: Ruth the cashier at Monk’s Guest Stars/Notable Characters: Corbin Bersen…

Seinfeld: Season 3

Previous seasons Episode 1: “The Note” (18th episode overall) Original air date: September 18, 1991 Plot: George is stressed out because he gets a massage from, God forbid, A MAN! (It may have moved.) Notable locations: Jerry has a new table, still only two chairs. Jerry has a new stereo system. Foods eaten: George eats…

Seinfeld: Season 2

Previous season Season 2 (12 episodes aired, 13 filmed) Episode 1: “The Ex-Girlfriend” (episode 6 overall) Original air date: January 23, 1991 (delayed due to the start of the Gulf War) Plot: George finally breaks up with an annoying woman then Jerry dates her and realizes George was right. Notable locations: Jerry’s bathroom you can…

2020 Books

Breakdown: Total completed books: 41 Author’s identified gender: Women: 22 Men: 19 By letter grades: A(+/-): 7 B(+/-): 24 C(+/-): 7 D(+/-): 3 F: 0 All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastrai (B-) Time travel bad!…or maybe good? Well, at the very least it’s unsettling. Bear Witness by Mary Gaitskill (B-) A juror examines her…