Saturday Night’s Children: Kenan Thompson (2003-Present)
He was hired at SNL in 2003, just three years after the last episode of Kenan & Kel, and has since racked up a growing list of recurring sketches and characters ranging from a maximum security prison inmate who berates teens using plotlines from movies to a talk show host more obsessed with transforming his show into a strange and soulful musical number than letting his guests speak. Thompson also reincarnated several of his Nickelodeon characters into their slightly more matured SNL doppelg... [Read More]
10 Questions for John Mulaney
You may have seen him on Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update," or as a talking head on VH1's regrettably canceled Best Week Ever. But John Mulaney continues to tour the country doing stand-up comedy, now bringing his blend of charming and awkward to the Punch Line Comedy Club in San Francisco. I spoke to John about his career, his upcoming shows, and how to get Best Week Ever back on the air. [Read More]
The Greatest TV Writers Rooms Ever
A sharp and clever writing staff is the key to a great comedy series, but some shows in television’s past have gone above and beyond, recruiting a murderer’s row of comedy minds to fill the writers’ room, with each member later creating an impressive body of work on their own. Either by design or by... [Read More]
Saturday Night’s Children: Chris Kattan (1996-2003)
Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 35 years. In our new column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member each week for your viewing, learning, and laughing pleasure. Whether showering guests ... [Read More]
The W5 Ep.03 - WHERE: Jim Breuer's Mother's House | Features | CringeHumor
This edition of the W5 takes us into the heart of the Jim Breuer comedy empire - his mother’s basement. Bonnie catches up with Jim & his mother and brings us an exclusive look into the headquarters of the SNL alumni. [Read More]
Why SNL Is to Blame for Justin Timberlake Quitting Music
Want a new Justin Timberlake album? Too bad! He's done with music for the time being, instead focusing on acting and stuff. What gave him the acting bug, pray tell? Here's what he told Playboy.. [Read More]
Saturday Night's Children: Laraine Newman: 1975-1980
Saturday Night Live has been home to over a hundred cast members throughout the past 35 years. In our new column Saturday Night’s Children, we present the history, talent, and best sketches of one SNL cast member each week for your viewing, learning, and laughing pleasure. This column can’t start w... [Read More]
Oh, Dear: Ben and Jerry's May Be Prepping a "Schweddy Balls" Ice Cream
Ben and Jerry's has apparently had a lot of success peddling comedy-themed ice cream such as Stephen Colbert's Americone Dream and Jimmy Fallon's Late Night Snack. But rumor has it that they've got something planned that goes way beyond those personality-based flavors: Schweddy Balls Ice Cream. Yes... [Read More]
Seth Meyers reveals his true feelings about Justin Timberlake, his favorite moment from last season and how much he misses Amy Poehler
"I think people have ownership of the show, like it's a part of your family and you're allowed to lay into it. You would never want to trade that for not having passionate fans. My favorite thing is meeting people who say they hate the show, but they "haven't watched it in 30 years." That irrational, tough-love hatred -- that's the greatest thing." [Read More]
Maya Rudolph on joining Bridesmaids, leaving SNL, and being manhandled by Bill Murray
"It's where I feel my heart is the most, the place I feel I gained the most confidence. It's a weekly show, so we had to create all these new characters every week; you really develop yourself there because you're constantly writing, figuring out your voice, producing these pieces. The choice to go was hard. I was raising a family, my daughter was very young at time, and it's an arduous schedule. You're writing constantly, then by the time Monday rolls around you're pitching new ideas, then writ... [Read More]