‘SNL’ Is Always Better When John Mulaney Writes It
Photo: Will Heath/NBC John Mulaney has been putting up #tbt pics of his SNL years all week, and he has barely aged. And although his face has remained that of an ageless lifesize doll, Mulaney has grown a lot as a performer. When he did “I Love It” on Update back in his writer days, [&he... [Read More]
Chadwick Boseman Hosts a Silly Yet Woke ‘SNL’
CARDI B IS PREGNANT!!!! Also there was some live comedy. There episodes of SNL where the musical guest, for one reason or another, outshines the host. The best sketch of Larry David’s latest episode had more Miley Cyrus than him in it. But sometimes the musician is just more newsworthy. Usuall... [Read More]
Chadwick Boseman Hosts a Silly Yet Woke ‘SNL’
CARDI B IS PREGNANT!!!! Also there was some live comedy. There episodes of SNL where the musical guest, for one reason or another, outshines the host. The best sketch of Larry David’s latest episode had more Miley Cyrus than him in it. But sometimes the musician is just more newsworthy. Usuall... [Read More]
Chadwick Boseman Hosts a Silly Yet Woke ‘SNL’
CARDI B IS PREGNANT!!!! Also there was some live comedy. There episodes of SNL where the musical guest, for one reason or another, outshines the host. The best sketch of Larry David’s latest episode had more Miley Cyrus than him in it. But sometimes the musician is just more newsworthy. Usuall... [Read More]
Bill Hader’s Big ‘SNL’ Reunion
Bill Hader has always struck me as more of an ensemble player, in the vein of Phil Hartman and Chris Parnell. It’s not that he can’t carry a sketch, it’s that he seems to have more fun in bigger group pieces. Almost every character Hader performed in this episode was a stone cold f... [Read More]
Bill Hader’s Big ‘SNL’ Reunion
Bill Hader has always struck me as more of an ensemble player, in the vein of Phil Hartman and Chris Parnell. It’s not that he can’t carry a sketch, it’s that he seems to have more fun in bigger group pieces. Almost every character Hader performed in this episode was a stone cold f... [Read More]
Sterling K. Brown’s Delightful ‘SNL’ Hosting Debut
What a night for Melissa Villaseñor! After a season and a half of 1-2 lines every episode, she was featured in five sketches this weekend and closed out the show with a banger Nickelback rendition. I think the episode needed her more reserved stage presence to counterbalance Sterling K. (Kath... [Read More]
Charles Barkley Hosts ‘SNL’ “for No Reason”
Hey, we’re adults. We can talk about big issues directly and frankly. I need to know why Charles Barkley hosted SNL this week. He was promoting nothing, he didn’t have a hit indie movie last summer. What gives? Was it because all the movie actors are in Hollywood for the Oscars? Does Cha... [Read More]
Charles Barkley Hosts ‘SNL’ “for No Reason”
Hey, we’re adults. We can talk about big issues directly and frankly. I need to know why Charles Barkley hosted SNL this week. He was promoting nothing, he didn’t have a hit indie movie last summer. What gives? Was it because all the movie actors are in Hollywood for the Oscars? Does Cha... [Read More]
‘SNL’s Only February Episode Featured Natalie Portman and Lots of Fart Jokes
Natalie Portman mentioned in her monologue that she hasn’t hosted since 2006, and the entire cast from that season came by to honor the occasion. Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey, Andy Samberg, and the Brain that Wouldn’t Die—Alec Baldwin. Perhaps it was a big deal because this was apparent... [Read More]