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IS L.A. DRAINING HUMOR FROM SEINFELD'S VEINS?

Los Angeles is "very unfunny." New York? Now THAT's funny, says Jerry Seinfeld, who ought to know.

"I'm more determined than ever to completely leave California," the New York native and Los Angeles resident told Rolling Stone magazine.In L.A., "it's like, in a sense, everybody wishes they didn't have any problems." And that's not good. "If problems weren't interesting, why would people want to watch them in movies and stories?"

"After awhile in L.A.," he concludes, "you're not going to be funny anymore . . . It just ebbs away, because the environment is very unfunny.

"In New York, you breed it, it's in the air. The garbage men have it, the mailmen have it, everybody has it."