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Today comes news that there's outrage over the Saturday Night Live skit about ISIS this weekend. You will hear newscasters bandy around phrases like "sparked outrage" or "social media is abuzz" and ...
by lawrencegoodman
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 07:21 AM PST with 6 Recommends
It's a complicated world and folks pick different ways to cope with barbarity. Much like the quite "graphic" images available from ISIS itself in its print and online images, combating it should ...
by annieli
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 11:55 AM PST with 5 Recommends
To act anew, we must think anew and to think anew, we must experience the new. So our minds must be open. Think young, sure, but don’t think you’re young when you’re not. Don’t kid yourself,
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 08:41 AM PST with 27 Recommends
Tonight, Saturday Night Live celebrates 40 years on the air. Starting with a "red carpet" special at 7PM Eastern, and then a 3.5 hour extravaganza of secret stuff, this is a big night for creator ...
by lotac
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 31 Recommends
The Saturday Night Live clip below was "cut for time" from Saturday's broadcast, but is going viral from their YouTube page. The skit mocks local St. Louis morning news shows as they tried to ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 09:01 AM PST with 102 Recommends
Jon Stewart recently came out and defended SNL against those who claim it is no longer funny. But I doubt even Stewart could defend what is attempting to pass for political humor on recent SNL'S, ...
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 07:32 AM PST with 16 Recommends
As many performers do when they appear on Saturday Night Live, hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar remixed his popular new track, "i," during his high-powered performance this past weekend. Most ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 06:33 AM PST with 15 Recommends
This is short, but last night's SNL, starting with Rock's monologue and Prince's amazing 8 minute "third eye" performance, it was one of my favorites in a long time. Rock skewered the Boston ...
by DSC on the Plateau
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Who is writing for Saturday Night Live these days? The RNC? Last night's opening skit made the following jibes mirroring Republican talking points: 1. Obama admits that on the Ebola crisis, ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 12:11 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
It isn't just a bizarre sketch, it is not funny . The sketch opens with the Obama stand in going through all of the (Republican promoted) "scandals" with him agreeing they were, if not scandals, ...
by wilbur
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 10:29 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Watch this video of David Brat ( h/t Salon ) particularly starting 2:30 in, where he has a classic response to a serious policy question.
by ericf
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 11:49 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
I thought that a "Short" diary would be fitting for one Martin Short... one of the most brilliant comedic minds out their today. There has not been anything that he has been in that has not been ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 10:49 PM PST with 7 Recommends
"With George Zimmerman the subject of yet another police investigation, many are wondering why he is not in jail. Here to explain is FL police chief Mike Davis. Mr Davis, how are you doing?" "Well, ...
by SemDem
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 07:53 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) diversity issues just got a little bigger with Latinos chiming in that they are not represented enough on the iconic show. The show’s diversity issues became center ...
by HS News
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 11:03 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Last night, Miley Cyrus hosted SNL, and while you can imagine the relatively lame VMA references that dotted the show, one of the best skits was a video of John Boehner and Michele Bachmann (Miley) ...
by chrississippi
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 11:38 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
Just want to say that I woke up this morning and haven't laughed so hard since John McCain nominated Sarah Palin as his running mate. If you haven't watched last night's SNL skit, you can see it ...
by Neither Nor
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Oct 06, 2013 at 07:17 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It does not happen often, but Ezra Klein is wrong. Klein has taken the position that we should cheer on the government shutdown so that the Republicans get it out of their systems, see how ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 06:03 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
There is a wonderful Saturday Night Live episode where the Reverend Jesse Jackson hosts a game show titled, "The Question is Moot." http://www.metacafe.com/watch/5999188/the_question_is_moot/ In ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 03:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
You know you finally made it big time when SNL is making fun of you: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/capitolinq/Toomey-gets-SNL-treatment....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 07:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
‘Candygram.’ That was a major element of one of the most remembered skits on Saturday Night Live. The landshark would pose as an innocuous delivery person, obtain entry to the abode, and then ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 38 Recommends