John Levenstein

John Levenstein

Cone Star

Cone Star

Salt in Wound Sports

Salt in Wound Sports

The announcers keep talking about what a good job the Celtic defense is doing on Kobe. I don’t think that’s what’s happening. The Lakers don’t have a starting point guard who can handle Rondo’s speed, so Kobe has to do it. He is hobbling by the fourth quarter and has nothing left on offense. I’m […]

I honestly can’t figure out how to comment.

Overheard at Du-par’s

The other morning I ate breakfast within earshot of an interview with the woman who created the T.V. show Saving Grace. She had some interesting advice for anyone who wants to learn everything there is to know about acting. “Watch the first season of Saving Grace.”

an underrated gem

Sometime in the mid 1980s, my partner Mike and I wrote a well-crafted comedy for Columbia about a juror who falls in love with a defendant. But Hollywood doesn’t want well-crafted comedies from arrogant twenty-four year-olds. And Mike got into a relationship with the development executive, then broke up with her just before we turned […]

Found in Closet: part three of four

It’s some sort of tote bag.

Palin/Biden debate

Palin said they didn’t rape the continental shelf when drilling ‘up there in Alaska.’ John said, “Biden should counter with, ‘yes they DID rape the shelf and that Palin is going to make the shelf pay for the kit.”

Found in Closet: part two of four

This one’s a messenger bag, with a little banana and an Nike swoosh (?!) below it. Can you identify the banana? Baloney cat is being really annoying, he keeps purring wildly and laying on the bag. That’s right, it’s an Arrested Development bag. How have I never noticed this bag before?I do feel like I’m […]

Found in Closet: part one of four

I’ve never seen this John Larroquette Show leather backpack before. There’s got to be someone out there who would benefit from this backpack.

"Can you watch my things?"

Today at the beach, there was a mother next to us with four kids. She absolutely never shut up. I told Bernie she’s the sort of person who has children just so there’s a captive audience to listen to her non-stop stream of trivia. When she gathered the family to go for a hike, I […]