Jerry Seinfeld Wins Advertising Award, Rips Industry to Shreds

“I love advertising, because I love lying,” said Jerry Seinfeld early into his acceptance speech at the Clios last week, where he got an honorary award for his work with Acura. The speech went on, almost like a five-minute comedy set, and got pretty awkward. “I think spending your life trying to dupe innocent people out of hard-won earnings to buy useless, low-quality, misrepresented items and services is an excellent use of your energy.” But this is Seinfeld we’re talking about, and the crowd loved it.

Kanye reportedly has 20 songs finished for his Yeezus follow-up.

Donald Glover’s been talking about a secret song he buried in the Internet since Because the Internet. Now, with his new mixtape, someone finally figured it out.

Here’s the new Olive Kitteridge teaser. (This thing is going to be hell for Mainers. Those accents … woof.)

SNL has been accused of sketch-stealin‘.

Here’s Michael C. Hall in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Everclear’s new album, available through Windows 10!

Hear the soundtrack to Inherent Vice.

Someone’s working with BTK on a book, great.

B.B. King stops tour after being diagnosed with exhaustion and dehydration. The dude is 89!

Bill Murray doing Bill Murray–ish stuff in St. Vincent.

And in case you don’t have HBO, here’s Nicki’s guest appearance from the amazing On the Run tour, when she and Bey did the “Flawless” remix.

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