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Tag: Saturday Night Live
November 15, 2013 | 5:32 am
October 10, 2013 | 10:08 am
Once upon a time, some iconoclastic comic actors and wildly original writers were assembled to copy a hit TV show's style, and despite format limits, managed to distinguish themselves in bleeding edge ways. Staggering under the pressure of performing live with little network...
September 30, 2013 | 3:56 pm
What happens when a comic genius parodies a highly popular, highly spoofable show? Only good things, as Tina Fey proved on this season’s premiere of “Saturday Night Live.”
Check out Fey’s “Girls” mock promo, in which we are introduced to the newest member of the hipster crew:...
April 10, 2013 | 7:21 am
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February 13, 2011 | 6:30 pm
What a week it was…
The Winklevoss twins of Social Network fame, made an appearance on Piers Morgan Tonight. Now I could be wrong, but they seem like greedy, self-absorbed, entitled young men, who have now embarked on the highly lucrative career of suing Mark Zuckerberg. And they...
October 27, 2008 | 2:32 pm
October 19, 2008 | 7:18 pm
October 13, 2008 | 7:06 pm
The “Saturday Night Live” sketch a week ago that skewered all the morons who got us into this financial mess—if you’re keeping score at home, that’s President Bush, Congress, Wall Street and greedy folks who bought homes they couldn’t afford—caused a lot of handwringing and worrying...
October 9, 2008 | 11:39 pmAl Franken has taken the lead over incumbent Norm Coleman in the Minnesota Senate race, according to a new poll.
The Star-Tribune Minnesota Poll, conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 2, showed the Democrat and former writer-performer for "Saturday Night Live" with a 43 percent to 34 percent...
October 6, 2008 | 1:44 am
January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Fans of the legendary first seasons of "Saturday Night Live" remember Laraine Newman sashaying with Gilda Radner in the hilarious faux commercial for "Jewess Jeans." They recall her Barbra Streisand impression and her angry beatnik character reciting bad poetry in nasal...
December 23, 1999 | 7:00 pmThe Anti-Defamation League is not amused by a "Saturday Night Live" satire in which cast members, posing as pop stars, said that Jews own all the banks and that Christians have forgiven them for "killing our Lord."
And NBC has promised not to air the sketch again -- maybe.