Season 10 of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm hit the mark on most counts. Along the best way, followers received to see the rise and fall of a “spite store” owned and operated by Larry (Larry David) and watched how Larry dealt with different shifts in his world (together with the #MeToo motion).
It was additionally a fantastic season for Leon Black, the character performed by JB Smoove. As far as character arcs, we didn’t see a lot change for Leon. He began and ended the season in principally the identical place: hanging out at Larry’s home (which can be Leon’s home) providing recommendation and whatnot.
Leon actually earned his room and board in season 10. When he wasn’t warming as much as his new place of “bean-meister” at Latte Larry’s, Leon was turning Larry’s thought for a bathroom-break business (Gotta Go) right into a actuality. (“This could be the pee Amazon,” Leon stated after listening to about it.)
But with the March 22 season finale already on the books, Curb followers must wait who-knows-how-long for one more installment. (David as soon as took a six-year break between seasons.) In the meantime, we’d advocate the guided meditation classes Smoove does as Leon.
JB Smoove launched his 1st Leon-guided meditation in January 2020
Since he grew to become Larry’s everlasting house-guest in season 6, Leon has served because the Curb most important character’s sounding-board and casual adviser on plenty of issues. And that apparently impressed Leon to take issues to the subsequent degree, which in his case imply main meditation classes.
The first of those Leon-guided meditations arrived in January 2020, simply earlier than Curb’s season 10 premiere. If you occurred to catch it, you noticed Smoove sticking near his sensible Leon character. After snickering, he addresses his viewers: “Look at you — you all f*cked up.”
From there, he leads viewers via respiration workouts — “Breathe in your mouth. Exhale through your a**.” — and directs folks to image a meadow with a hen chirping within the distance. (“Not one of those annoying birds that never shuts the f*ck up,” Leon notes. He means “a nice, relaxing-a** bird.”)
In temporary, it’s every thing you’d anticipate from a guided meditation by Leon. And for these with loads of further time on their fingers whereas self-isolating, HBO launched a follow-up guided meditation the day after Curb’s season 10 ended.
Leon’s 2nd guided meditation arrived March 23
While Curb followers have been nonetheless processing the present’s season 10 finale, HBO dropped a second Leon-guided meditation session as a “digital exclusive” on March 23. And Leon principally picked up proper the place he left off in his first session.
“It’s time,” he started the meditation, “to get in your a**.” This time round, Leon didn’t hesitate to tug the rug out from beneath his viewers’s toes. After guiding you to ascertain “a meadow … and a f*ckin’ stream, full of f*ckin’ flowers and sh*t,” he takes it again to the cruel actuality.
“There ain’t no stream over there,” Leon says. “You nonetheless in your mama’s basement. You know what that stream is? That f*ckin’ washer.” Soon after, he wraps up his second session as Leon. Hopefully, there shall be extra to come back to tide followers over till the subsequent season of Curb.
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