Second ‘Lonely Island’ album to debut next year
The Lonely Island members, Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, knew exactly how to make the audience laugh with their songs and videos in their debut album, “Incredibad”. They have had famous guests such as Justin Timberlake, Jack Black, Natalie Portman, and Julian Casablancas. Their new single, “I Just Had Sex,” featuring Akon is just a glimpse of what their new album will have in store for next year. [Read More]
A Somewhat Obsessive Guide to All 36 Seasons of SNL Streaming on Netflix
With hundreds of episodes from each season of Saturday Night Live finally available on Netflix Instant Watch, we thought we'd put together a few of the highlights to help you get your bearings. Obviously, it's an overwhelming amount of material that's available, so this guide will help point you to interesting or historic episodes, notable guest hosts, and where the appearances are of classic characters. [Read More]
Looking Back at the First Five Years of SNL
it's time to tackle another giant of sketch comedy: Saturday Night Live. Rather than try to cover this show's 35 years in one short post, I'll be doing several articles covering the show's many phases and transitions. Today I'll be looking at SNL's early years, 1975-1980. This first period covers the show's inception and quick rise to prominence with its initial cast, the Not Ready for Prime Time Players. [Read More]
Appreciating Will Forte, SNL's missing ingredient
When people say that something isn't quite right about this season of Saturday Night Live, whether or not they know it, they're saying that they miss Will Forte. While it's true that Forte was far from the only member of the cast and ... [Read More]
Anne Hathaway, Jay Pharoah lead Saturday Night Live to a solid night of laughs
She awkwardly mumbles as the pseudo-“complex” Katie Holmes on the Miley Cyrus Show. She dons a Dorothy costume and Judy Garland’s voice to boot. She Brits-up as royalty-to-be Kate Middleton. She kicks up combat-booted heels as Alanis Morrissette. She... [Read More]
Bonus dress rehearsal clip from SNL #36.7: The Thanksgivies, awards for ruining Thanksgiving dinner
Hey kids, just in time for Thanksgiving, but not in time to make it into last night's live episode of SNL, the show presented the "Thanksgivies," awards handed out to various family members for ruining Thanksgiving dinner. Categories i... [Read More]
SNL #36.6 RECAP: Host Scarlett Johansson, musical guest Arcade Fire
Why does this season of Saturday Night Live feel like it's just missing a certain something? Or is it a certain someone? Cannot put my finger on it. Each week this fall, critics have pointed fingers at the show, claiming it lifted a sketch premi... [Read More]
What did Denzel Washington think of Jay Pharoah's impersonation of him on SNL?
The folks at Access Hollywood asked Denzel Washington on the red carpet for his new movie, Unstoppable, what he thought about comedian Jay Pharoah's impersonation of Denzel on SNL. His answer may surprise you. Roll it!  ... [Read More]
Want to win tickets to Saturday Night Live? Live From New York, It's Saturday Night!
Peeled Snacks are giving you the opportunity to win two tickets to Saturday Night Live. How might one go about winning this fabulous prize? It's simple! [Read More]
The "Women of SNL," by the numbers
Since it has been statistically proven that people love statistics about Saturday Night Live, let's figure out how strongly SNL feels about the women of SNL, as depicted last night on the NBC two-hour special, The Women of SNL. Because not all w... [Read More]