Larry David

Deep in the family roots, there's joy and agony


("Finding Your Roots" tends to be a fascinating journey through the lives of people's ancestors. This season's opener -- 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, on PBS -- is particularly good, finding joy and tragedy in the family trees of Larry David and Bernie Sanders. Other good ones are coming up; here's the story I sent to papers.)

By Mike Hughes

Larry David: The power of positive quitting


For most of the "Seinfeld" years, reporters never even got to see Larry David. We talked to Jerry Seinfeld (often) and his co-stars; David was back at the office, presumably fretting or grumbling.

Now he's moved, reluctantly, into the spotlight. Here's a story I sent to papers about a David appearance Thursday on cable's Showtime:

By MIKE HUGHES

You could call it “creative
quitting.” It's worked wonders for Larry David.

George Lopez: Summing it up


George Lopez's new latenight show has finished its first week now -- -- it runs at 11 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays on TBS -- and I'm finishing my little run of reviewing each night.

Patterns have settled in for "Lopez Tonight." They include: