Why FTX's Super Bowl Ad Needed Larry David to Hate Crypto

A Bitcoin giveaway couldn't match the Curb Your Enthusiasm star and longtime collaborator Jeff Schaffer's cynicism

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In Jeff Schaffer’s view, history is written by the victors, not the doubters. Each great invention has its share of skeptics, and his longtime colleague and muse Larry David “is the proud voice of those people.”

Schaffer wrote and directed the FX series The League and the 2004 film Eurotrip, but he and David have worked together since Seinfeld. They have spent more than two decades picking at life’s annoying minutiae while writing for Curb Your Enthusiasm, sympathizing with victims of the chat-and-cut and protesting the world’s pig parkers.



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