Paste doesn’t just own the world’s largest collection of live music recordings. Our archives are deep with stand-up with some of the best comedians of all time. We’ll be periodically sharing these clips throughout the months ahead, starting with maybe the most famous guy to ever tell jokes in front of a brick wall.
Jerry Seinfeld has history on his mind in his new Netflix stand-up special Jerry Before Seinfeld. The world’s richest comedian mixes up new material with some of his oldest observations on his Netflix debut, and also shares a glimpse of the many notepads he’s scribbled jokes on since the beginning of his career. Since old Jerome’s getting all retrospective let’s also take a dip into the past and listen to this clip from 30 years ago. Dating back to the Live from the Improv series, here’s Jerry Seinfeld on dating and cats from April 27, 1987.