Seinfeld & Nothingness: A Supercut of the Show’s Emptiest Moments

They say Sein­feld was about noth­ing. But the clip above puts that sense of noth­ing­ness into per­spec­tive. Run­ning six plus min­utes, the mon­tage assem­bled by LJ Frez­za presents “A super­cut of emp­ty shots. A New York with­out peo­ple.” Essen­tial­ly moments of pure noth­ing­ness. When you’re done, you can grad­u­ate to some more exis­ten­tial­ist ideas — some fun, some sub­stan­tive — in our archive.

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  • Baris A says:

    I haven’t seen Sein­feld but it seems these shots don’t func­tion as noth­ing­ness in series with oth­er shots. These shots estab­lish some kind of space per­cep­tion. If you want to see a pure noth­ing­ness on cin­e­ma, see Ozu.

  • Nicholas Kronos says:

    I agree, Baris. This is a dumb post about a real­ly dumb super­cut.

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