“The coronavirus is terrible, but it’s not the fullness of who we are as a people. When Maureen Dowd interviewed Larry David a few weeks ago for the New York Times, she included some tips she got from Tom Ford about how … Even old people don’t want to watch old people.”. Exercise is critical to one's health. “Yeah, that I love. “Alienate yourselves! Who’s going to 110th Street for a bagel? Kevork Djansezian / VMN19 / Getty Images for Comedy Central Larry David attends the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin at Saban Theatre on Sept. 7, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. And I think, you know, it’s no time to fool around here. Even though Mr. David’s iconic shows are all about whining, he doesn’t tolerate it at home. Maureen Dowd is a columnist with the New York Times. Other good months for this are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December. You carry loose dental floss in your pocket. These charts show the pandemic’s trajectory in each nation. Have you been keeping up with the headlines? When you were a teenager, your mother was so worried about your future prospects that she wrote a letter to The New York Post advice columnist seeking counsel. “Do you know that?”, When I ask if he is hoarding anything, he is outraged. President Trump on Saturday warned that the nation would face “a lot of death,” while also saying he would like to consider relaxing social distancing rules for Easter services. Johnny Miller for The New York Times. I’m supposed to be sitting here repeating this thing over and over again. It’s my first FaceTime, and I’m nervous, having watched all week as even the glossiest cable news shows have downshifted into, “Put the computer up on a stack of books so the camera is slightly higher than your head. “There’s a lot of thought that’s put into the no and those emails or texts when you are saying no really do take a lot of time and effort to get the wording exactly right.”, Cheryl Hines, who plays his ex-wife on “Curb,” observed: “I bet Larry’s in heaven. “In fact, in a few months, if I walk into someone’s house and stumble onto 50 rolls of toilet paper in a closet somewhere, I will end the friendship. The coronavirus is pummeling New York hospitals — and the apex of the crisis is just days away. LARRY DAVID VENTURES OUT for solo walks in the deserted neighbourhood. Gov. Though, at 72, Mr. David does seem more comfortable in his skin. Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead. To photograph comedian Larry David at his home in Los Angeles for New York Times article, ‘Larry David, Master of His Quarantine’ by Maureen Dowd … I think I’m going to do a show about it. In a subway station selling magazines. It’s turkey or tuna. The show just finished its 10th season over two decades. Perhaps you’re thinking about Passover, which begins Wednesday. You like to throw your gum into the fireplace. “We were seated next to each other, I think with that in mind,” he said of the fix-up. I wouldn’t go to 110th Street for a bagel. “And when someone crosses first, I know I shouldn’t take it personally but I can’t help it. “It really enhances the bald man’s appearance.” He looked snug in a blue wing chair in a corner of his house. You could take some of the worst dictators in history and I’m sure that all of them, you could find one decent quality. I can think of nothing that is going to make people question my humilty than if I question Stephen Hawking. Food Stylist: Laurie Pellicano. “Put the computer up on a stack of books so the camera is slightly higher than your head. The Marc Jacobs Weight Loss Journal exposes the secrets of diet and weight loss. Actor Larry David, Seinfeld co-creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm star, told the New York Times that unlike President Donald Trump, “the worst dictators in history” have at least one “decent quality” about them. Here are some other recommendations for passing time: Diversions from Times Magazine writers (hello, candle hour). “I guess their instinct is to help, their motives are good, and they don’t consider how it might come off.” But, he added, “I think it’s a complete lack of judgment to talk about your lifestyle at this time, it’s crazy. “I will say that the lack of invitations, OK, that’s been fantastic.”. Here’s are Ford’s recommendations: Elevate the computer so the camera is slightly higher than your head. Where’d you get that from? I walked out of the store and across the street was a shack. They were going to attack somebody. January is the best month to make a decision to change your life. I'LL HAVE THE CHICKEN TESTICLE SOUP - HOLD THE DEA... MAYBE NATURE SHOULDN'T BE WORSHIPPED AFTER ALL by ... WHAT DOES THE LONE RANGER, BATMAN, BAZOOKA JOE & S... CORONA BEER STOPS PRODUCTION - CNN BUSINESS. Jerry Seinfeld has observed that Larry David is the greatest proof that “you are what you are,” given the fact that he remained a curmudgeon even once he got rich and popular. His outlook used to be so dark that Mr. Charles, one of the original writers of “Seinfeld,” said that if he thought he could get away with it, Mr. David would have put out contracts to kill people. And there’s more!]. Ashley does not ask. The man has not one redeeming quality,” David told the Times’ Maureen Dowd of President Trump. You can access that data here. And in Hollywood, there’s “pandemic nice guys,” a term being thrown around by high-strung types who suddenly find themselves engaging in shocking niceties, like waving out their car windows at pedestrians and thanking the garbage collectors and police officers. I do not want to keep you in a state of suspense. Larry David, Politics Maureen Dowd at the New York Times did a FaceTime interview with Larry David, who is obviously riding out the quarantine in his Pacific Palisades home, with his 20-something daughter and his girlfriend. MARC JACOBS WEIGHT LOSS JOURNAL: LARRY DAVID, MASTER OF HIS QUARANTINE by Maureen Dowd MARC JACOBS WEIGHT LOSS JOURNAL The Marc Jacobs Weight Loss Journal exposes the secrets of diet and weight loss. What do you want to see here? It’s not the end of our story.”. The lamp should be in line with and slightly behind the computer so the light falls nicely on your face. “I don’t know, he was such a great comedian and then he just — you didn’t want to see him. He can’t get the nomination. Germany remains an anomaly: With more than 92,000 people infected, the death rate is remarkably low. … An actress turned writer. Never had ’em. The creator of the indelible song “Lean on Me,” he radiated the rare quality of selflessness, our chief pop critic writes. In the Army reserves.’ He cannot stand hearing complaints of any kind, especially right now when a lot of us are lucky enough to be cozy in our homes. “I’m only seeing half your face,” he complained. Maureen Dowd. Simple theme. I’m not saying it didn’t happen at some point. David, 72, spoke with Times reporter Maureen Dowd via FaceTime from his home in Pacific Palisades, here in Los Angeles. China, where the pandemic began, appears to have had a drastic reduction in cases and deaths — but the C.I.A. Who better than Larry David, the father of “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” to guide us through the thicket of being together, alone? 6. I don’t understand it. Now, however, he is contentedly holed up with the older of his two daughters, Cazzie, 25; an Australian shepherd puppy named Bernie (after Sanders, whom Mr. David embodies with uncanny likeness on “Saturday Night Live”); a cat; and his girlfriend, Ashley Underwood, who worked as a producer of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Showtime satire, “Who Is America?” Ms. Underwood is friends with Isla Fisher, Mr. Cohen’s wife, who had a hilarious role in this season’s “Curb” as a, Mr. David met Ms. Underwood at Mr. Cohen’s birthday party in 2017. Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories. The crane-like Mr. David, in a dark blue Zegna pullover, rust-colored pants and sneakers, is sporting a scruffy beard. And then point it down into your eyes. Above, Munich on Saturday. “Much to her surprise I left before dessert. He thinks it’s the most disgusting thing in the world. It will give you a bit of fill and bounce. “Any facial hair is very beneficial for the bald man,” he said. “Now there’s nothing to it. 7. — Our lives now depend on staying home and doing nothing. You don’t have to make up any excuses.” In “Curb,” Mr. David’s namesake character — a more obnoxious, fortissimo version of himself — is constantly lying to get out of going places. Long ago, when he was a miserable stand-up comic in New York, he would sometimes abruptly stop his act, telling the audience, “This is what happens when you run out of nothing.” Then he made two of the best shows in TV history, “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” about … nothing. Taken together, the four define basketball this century, our basketball reporter writes. I have spent the past few weeks trying to unravel the enigma of my own mind. has warned that China’s numbers are not to be trusted. It was, typically, inspired by a real-life incident. In a sci-fi twist, the country is weighing letting those with the right antibodies in their blood return to work. It’s our chief film critics’ latest Weekend Watch. So just how well does Larry David the character match Larry David, the person? As usual, his character roams around town, getting into big, self-defeating tangles about minor issues. I have been thinking about the left lately. After buying cold coffee and a scone that tasted more like a muffin at Mocha Joe’s coffee shop, Larry opens up a “spite store,” a competing coffee shop next door called Latte Larry’s. 1. Stalin could have had one decent quality, we don’t know!”, He said he gets mad at Mr. Trump’s briefings, where he contradicts his own scientists in real time. 2. “The lions and the tigers just really scared the hell out of me. But I can say categorically that I have not had a piece of dental floss in any pocket in at least seven years. The fashion designer gave The New York Times “a masterclass in lighting”, to help journalist Maureen Dowd ahead of a FaceTime interview with comedian Larry David. Toward what end? What’s the point? that the nation would face “a lot of death,”, supporting our journalism with a subscription, The notes express empathy, resolve, concern, even humor, those with the right antibodies in their blood return to work, the C.I.A. Rob Lee, a pastor in Newton, N.C., is responding to prayer requests with handwritten letters. Yeah, I may have pulled out a piece of floss from my pocket. You do a great imitation of Raymond Massey as Lincoln. He and other officials at the White House depicted some parts of the U.S. as climbing toward the peaks of their crises, while warning that new hot spots were emerging in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Washington, D.C. More than 8,000 people have died from the virus so far in the U.S., but White House projections show that number could eventually be at least 100,000. For more ideas on what to read, watch and listen to, may we suggest these 10 new books, our latest small-screen recommendations; and our music critics’ playlist. David McNew / Getty Images “The lions and the tigers just really scared the hell out of me. “If anyone can make you feel stupid for complaining, it’s him,” Ms. David said. I also really like to throw anything — paper and gum — into baskets that are like 10 feet away to see if I can throw it in. Join them. Among them: the exploration of a 60,000-year-old submerged forest, above; Egypt’s female lion tamers and our first reader-generated 36 Hours in … Wherever You Are. How dare they?”. Mr. Trump also proceeded with a post-impeachment purge, with the firing of an intelligence community watchdog he considered disloyal. You at least have to ask. “I will say that the lack of invitations, OK, that’s been fantastic,” he agreed. Larry David refuses to join in on the fun and watch Netflix’s new viral show, Tiger King, during his coronavirus quarantine. “Anytime you see it, you’re drawn to it.”. We’re also remembering Bill Withers, who died of heart problems this week. Mr. David said he’s watching “Ozark” and “Unorthodox” on Netflix. Then take a tall lamp and set it next to the computer on the side of your face you feel is best. Just so you know, much of our coronavirus coverage is freely accessible to all readers, as is our Coronavirus Briefing newsletter. I told Mr. David I disagree with his remarks in the past that people don’t like to see neurotic single guys or older guys onscreen after a certain age. But as good as it is, Larry’s willing to give up his acting gig for the good of the Democratic Party. I was less comfortable. He does not think Mr. David will be a target of the class rage hitting Hollywood, pillorying tone-deaf celebrities who blanketed Instagram with their, “Larry David is saying you can have as much money as you want and not only are you still unhappy but you’re still unhappy about the most picayune things — jealousy and envy and all these venial sins,” Mr. D’Addario said. EVEN ON COVID-19, LEFT AND RIGHT ARE DIVIDED by De... LARRY DAVID, MASTER OF HIS QUARANTINE by Maureen Dowd, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN STUPID - Bill O’Reilly. If you need a little help, our guided meditation can lead the way. This blog will focus on a healthy lifestyle with an emphasis on eating properly. Sheri Fink, a medical doctor and Times correspondent, and our photographer Victor Blue carefully risked a firsthand look at the growing misery there, where virus-linked deaths more than quintupled in a week. Once-crowded cities feel abandoned. Mr. David said that this season, a gleeful barbecue of P.C. How could you go into a saloon and enjoy yourself knowing your horse could get taken any moment? Over 24 hours across the country, this is what our reporters saw. This spurs Sean Penn to open up an exotic bird store next to a bird store that dissed him and Mila Kunis to open up a jewelry store next to a jewelry store she wants to put out of business. You wake up and you say, ‘I’m not going to smoke today.’ ‘I’m not going to freak out today.’ That’s the only way you can do it.”. Maureen Dowd / New York Times: Larry David, Master of His Quarantine — Who better than the father of “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” to guide us through the thicket of being together, alone? (Newser) – At a time when Americans are trapped at home, Maureen Dowd of the New York Times checked in with "the world's leading expert on the art of nothing"—none other than Larry David. Andrew Cuomo said the state is counting on 85,000 health care volunteers — about 22,000 from out of state. You swear on your children’s lives that you’ve never carried loose dental floss. There’s nothing else in the house.”, There is another positive, which I point out to the antisocial Mr. David: Social life has skidded to a halt. “The one positive thing to come out of this for me is the lunch decision, which in normal times takes me at least 15 minutes,” he said. The man has not one redeeming quality,” David told the Times’ Maureen Dowd of President Trump. ... Randall Stephenson, Shonda Rhimes, Kevin Hart, Satya Nadella, Maureen Dowd. During “Curb” filming, you trained the camera on Richard Lewis’s growing bald spot to get back at him for having such great hair (that he said looked like challah bread) when you were young comics in New York. I do not want to keep you in a state of suspense. And then point it … Huge problem! Maureen Dowd interviewed the comedian over FaceTime (something Mr. David has grown to like in quarantine). a“I feel he should drop out,” David said. “His Girl Friday,” the 1940 film starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Among them: the jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis, above; Adam Schlesinger, an acclaimed singer-songwriter; and Hilda Churchill, who survived the Great War, the 1918 flu pandemic and World War II. And here’s the front page of our Sunday paper, the Sunday Review from Opinion and our crossword puzzles. The Hillary moment he can’t stop thinking about is when she didn’t wheel on the lurking Trump in the debate and tell him to get the hell out of her frame. Our lives now depend on staying home and doing nothing. “I went into this store on the Vineyard and I got a cup of coffee and it was a little cold and I said, ‘You know, this coffee’s a little cold’ and they didn’t give me satisfaction. My program does not have a sexy nam... © MARC JACOBS WEIGHT LOSS JOURNAL 2018. “You know, it’s an amazing thing. 8. I could watch “Curb” ad infinitum. “That was crazy, crazy. “Not a hoarder,” he said. In a wide-ranging quarantine interview with New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, Larry David, co-creator of “Seinfeld” and creator and star of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” said that it’s time for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to drop out of the Democratic presidential primary. It’s something many viewers of Curb Your Enthusiasm might be wondering right about now — and it’s one that Maureen Dowd at The New York Times decided to explore. There are some people who might feel that I am eating too little. “No one gets in here,” America’s most famous misanthrope said. Does he think it’s time for his doppelgänger to drop out? Stalin could have had one decent quality, we don’t know! There is no rush hour on the nation’s highways. Who better than Larry David, the father of “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” to guide us through the thicket of being together, alone? The focus of the episode resolves ar... Two days ago, I reported that I had lost 24 lbs in 24 days. “I’ll say, ‘WHAT in God’s name are you doing?’ ‘What the, He is relieved not to be flying back and forth to New York on weekends to do his Sanders imitation for “SNL.”.