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 wouldn’t call it that. I don’t think there’s anything to actually laugh at. It’s a slightly sort-of ironic show about a guy’s life. There’s a lot of stuff that’s just out to capture what his life’s like in the city. I would never laugh at anything I did. Larry David, from what I’ve seen of his stuff, doesn’t really make you laugh…my stuff is sometimes uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s ironic, sometimes it’s satirical. Read more.