Here's a scene from this past season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. As you'll see, Larry and Jeff discuss the use of smiley faces in texts and Larry predicts the New York Times will eventually use it in a headline.
Yesterday, the New York Times published this article with the headline "Twitter Study Tracks When We Are :)".
Bonus Larry David Prediction: The Red Sox went 6-17 down the stretch after Bill Buckner's appearance. Larry David just happens to be a big Yankees fan.