Jerry Seinfeld trades one-liners with Obama in online show

HONOLULU -- U.S. President Barack Obama and comedian Jerry Seinfeld compare cars and trade one-liners in a 19-minute episode of "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.

See Full Article

"

The episode began airing Wednesday night, and opens with Seinfeld phoning the president. Seinfeld compliments Obama for "cutting all that red tape in Washington" when Obama appears to answer the call directly.

While Seinfeld introduces Obama to a 1963 Corvette Stingray, Obama lets Seinfeld sit in the back seat of the presidential limo, a Cadillac that Obama refers to as "the beast." Obama says being able to call a nuclear submarine from the car is a cool feature, plus it has seat warmers.

During the course of the show, Obama relishes the thought of some anonymity and describes Teddy Roosevelt as a guy that might be the most fun to hang out with. He says Roosevelt would take a month-long trip to Yellowstone National Park without anyone knowing where he was.

"Sounds pretty good to me," Obama said.

"That's a lot of messages when you get back," Seinfeld shot back.

The two have some fun at Larry David's expense. David and Seinfeld co-created the Seinfeld show. At one point, Seinfeld asks how many world leaders are just completely "out of their minds?"

"A pretty sizable percentage," Obama estimated.

The White House press office noted the show's release as the president was vacationing in Hawaii.

The show runs on Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television, and can be watched at www.crackle.com.



Advertisements

Latest Entertainment News

  • Shailene Woodley strikes plea deal in protest arrest case

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Actress Shailene Woodley has struck a plea deal for trespassing during a Dakota Access Pipeline protest. The Divergent star will plead guilty to one count of disorderly conduct in return for a year of unsupervised probation, according to legal documents obtained by TMZ. Source
  • Jay Z developing Trayvon Martin documentary

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Rapper Jay Z is reportedly reteaming with producer Harvey Weinstein to develop a documentary and film about slain African-American Trayvon Martin. The teenager lost his life in 2012 when Neighbourhood Watch zealot George Zimmerman mistook Trayvon for a burglar and shot him during a scuffle in Florida. Source
  • Gwyneth Paltrow tackles anal sex in website guide

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Gwyneth Paltrow has tested fans with a new study on anal sex in her latest Goop website post. The actress and contributors to her online lifestyle hub have often been criticised for testing the bounds of decency and offering up bizarre beauty and wellbeing techniques, and now Paltrow has raised eyebrows again by talking about the taboo sex act in The Sex Issue of her newsletter, which was first published on Thursday. Source
  • Are ’gay moments’ in ’Beauty and the Beast’ and ’Power Rangers’ progress?

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    LOS ANGELES — A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startling backlash. From Sulu in “Star Trek Beyond” to LeFou in “Beauty and the Beast” and now Trini in “Power Rangers,” the latest Hollywood fascination is the subtle nod that a once straight or undefined character is now or has always been gay. Source
  • Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

    Entertainment CTV News
    FILE - In this combination photo, Mindy Kaling, left, arrives at the 41st annual Gracie Awards Gala on May 24, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., addresses supporters during an election night victory gathering on Nov. Source
  • Netflix re-ups with Sandler, plan 4 more films together

    Entertainment CTV News
    NEW YORK -- Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. As part of a previous four-movie deal, Sandler has already produced and starred in two films for Netflix. Source
  • Are 'gay moments' in 'Beauty' and 'Power Rangers' progress?

    Entertainment CTV News
    LOS ANGELES -- A hug. A wink. A dance. A non-answer. These are the so-called gay moments in a handful of recent high-profile studio movies that have sparked both rapturous celebration and startling backlash. From Sulu in "Star Trek Beyond" to LeFou in "Beauty and the Beast" and now Trini in "Power Rangers," the latest Hollywood fascination is the subtle nod that a once straight or undefined character is now or has always been gay. Source
  • Dave Chappelle's unapologetic return to the spotlight - and to a very different world

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Dave Chappelle hasn't been gone from comedy - but he's been elusive. We're talking little to no social media. Rarely giving interviews. Living in a small Ohio town whose residents are highly protective of their most famous neighbor. Source
  • MasterChef Canada’s Jordan Levin plans to stay away from tuna casserole

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    An unspoken reality behind the dreams of the wannabe chefs on MasterChef Canada is that most chefs don’t make a lot of money. Jordan Levin, the 22-year-old who was eliminated from the top-10 on MasterChef Canada in Thursday’s episode was listed as a “server” by occupation, at a Winnipeg chain restaurant as it turns out. Source
  • Paris Jackson on how Zac Efron broke her heart and more late-night highlights

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    ZAC EFRON THE HEARTBREAKER The first real concert that Michael Jackson’s daughter ever went to was High School Musical live. Paris Jackson admitted the fact during an interview with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night but also shared that Zac Efron ended up breaking her tiny teen heart when he wasn’t able to perform during the show, due to prior film commitments. Source