Empire sent Deputy News Editor Nick de Semiyen on an inter-continental journey to meet with the legendary funnyman in Amsterdam and then LA. There’s a steely focus behind the jovial veneer — he’s not exactly Robin Williams — but the man’s genial nature and precision wit make a few hours in his company fly by.
Jerry Seinfeld is more or less the perfect mainstream comic. He doesn't swear; he does not express political opinions; he does not do adult material; he is rarely topical, so his shows don't date. What he does is observational comedy – at its most orthodox, and at the very highest level.