From John Semley of Eye Weekly:
- Professional crank: Newsroom mastermind Ken Finkleman takes his griping misanthropy to HBO
This show is not a comedy. I wouldnâ€™t call it that. I donâ€™t think thereâ€™s anything to actually laugh at. Itâ€™s a slightly sort-of ironic show about a guyâ€™s life. Thereâ€™s a lot of stuff thatâ€™s just out to capture what his lifeâ€™s like in the city. I would never laugh at anything I did. Larry David, from what Iâ€™ve seen of his stuff, doesnâ€™t really make you laughâ€¦my stuff is sometimes uncomfortable. Sometimes itâ€™s ironic, sometimes itâ€™s satirical. Read more.