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  • 9 times Donald Trump has been compared to Hitler

    March 8, 2016 | 11:55 am

    Donald Trump is not happy with the Hitler comparison.

    Prominent people have lately likened the Republican presidential front-runner to Adolf Hitler for his comments targeting Mexicans and Muslims and for his populist politicking style.

    Most recently, Trump has had his...

  • On ‘SNL’ with Larry David, Bernie Sanders plays the Jewish idealist

    February 8, 2016 | 10:26 am

    Bernie Sanders and Larry David finally met live on Saturday night, on “Saturday Night Live” — and things got prettay, prettay Jewish.

    In running for the Democratic presidential nod, Sanders has not shied from his doppelganger. He told CNN’s Anderson Cooper this week that he is,...

  • Larry David calls Trump a racist on ‘SNL,’ earns $5,000

    November 9, 2015 | 3:04 pm

    Comedian Larry David heckled billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump during his appearance on “Saturday Night Live” and will pocket $5,000 for it.

    “You’re a racist. Trump’s a racist,” David yelled from offstage during Trump’s opening monologue on Saturday night.

  • Watch: Tina Fey’s Lena Dunham-approved ‘Girls’ parody

    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:...

  • Q&A with Nikki Levy

    By Ryan Torok

    September 27, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    “Saturday Night Live” alumna Laraine Newman shares an experience she had in high school, when, high on a psychedelic drug, she saw her mother as a person and not just her parent for the first time. 

    Actress (and daughter of Motown icon Diana Ross) Tracee Ellis Ross, one of the...

  • Greedy Winklevoss Twins, Lindsay Lohan’s Suffering, Bieber, and Hosni Mubarak on SNL

    By Misha Henckel

    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...

  • Supreme Court says Al Franken wins Minnesota Senate seat

    June 30, 2009 | 5:03 pm

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that Democrat Al Franken be certified as the winner of the state’s long-running Senate race.

    The high court rejected a legal challenge from Republican Norm Coleman, whose options for regaining the Senate seat...

  • Vote Finger

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 27, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    I watched “Saturday Night LIve” over the weekend. I mean, I actually watched the entire show, not only the sketches mocking Sarah Palin. (I don’t recall any this Saturday, unlike her appearance last weekend.) No, it wasn’t very funny. Except for flashes of brilliance here (”Iran So...

  • From the recent ‘SNL’ archives: anti-Semitic jokes get edited out

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    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...

  • Al Franken leads in Senate race, poll finds

    October 9, 2008 | 11:39 pm

    Al 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...

  • Tina Fey is Sarah Palin

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 15, 2008 | 12:35 am

    It was really just a matter of waiting for the return of “Saturday Night Live” and a key cameo. Tina Fey is Sarah Palin, or at least she looks just like her.

  • Balancing humor and current events in ‘Zohan’ proved to be a struggle for Smigel

    By Jay Firestone

    June 5, 2008 | 2:30 pm

    When Robert Smigel needed inspiration to co-write "You Don't Mess With The Zohan" with Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow, he recalled an Israeli counselor at a Jewish summer camp he attended in the 1970s -- Camp Moden in Maine.

    "He was a veteran of the army and was this good-looking...

  • Just in time for Father’s Day—a nice Official Jewish Tartan kilt!

    By The Web Guy

    June 2, 2008 | 12:32 am

    Found this while cruising the blogosphere:
    The first record of a Jew in Scotland is in 1691 and since then they have been an integral part of the country and its people. Jews were never persecuted and there were no pogroms, no Holocaust, no national or state sponsored antisemitic...