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Hot & Heavy: The Elaine Benes Podcast

Dec 24, 2021

This all-around brilliant episode gives JLD some quality comedic moments. Her mastery of acting with her entire body is on full display... even with a concealed pregnant belly. 

Dec 17, 2021

We've seen how Elaine gets when she's hungry (The Chinese Restaurant) and in this episode she has to fast for 3 days for an ulcer test. We are also blessed with more confrontational Elaine when she sees a pregnant woman smoking. JLD extracts so much comedy from a pretty weak storyline but at least she had more than...

Dec 10, 2021

Jerry's stupid impulse to put a pez dispenser on Elaine's leg during  a piano recital by George's girlfriend, causes a lot of problems. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a master at laugh-acting and this episode puts that on full display. I'm such an admirer of any actor who can pull that off. I also put on blast a couple...

Dec 3, 2021

Elaine deals with some homophobia and a bum subway train on her way to a lesbian wedding. JLD crushes her voiceover work, but the over-the-top storylines with the guys brings down the episode for me. Kudos to the show for including a lesbian wedding plot point without apology!