Larry Sanders on DVD


I've spent the bulk of my non-working time the last few days devouring the DVD box set of The Larry Sanders Show. It's probably my favorite TV show, ever... brilliantly funny and powerful in every way. Some of the best acting you'll see on TV, anywhere, anytime, and some of the best writing, too.

The box set has some great extra features, as well. Among other things, you can watch Garry Shandling kick the shit out of Alec Baldwin in the boxing ring, and hear Shandling argue over jokes with Judd Apatow. Once again, the folks at Shout! Factory have come through with a wonderful collection that goes above and beyond my expectations.

If you're on the fence about buying this, come down. It's time to pull the trigger. This is pretty much the best $100 you can spend on entertainment.


The Larry Sanders Show...

I've been doing the same thing, Jesse! I used to watch that show when it was on HBO years ago. I'm a librarian at a small library and ordered it for our collection here - of course I was the first one on the list to watch it. I'm also an aspiring humor writer (key word: aspiring) and have learned a lot about the art of comedy just from watching it.

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I wish all librarians were as cool as you, Someone. Unfortunately, most of them are terrible.