Lady Gaga is actually pretty funny in these Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | November 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | One comment | Audio/Video, feature slider, TV/Movies | Tags: , , ,

Lady Gaga has made a career out of showcasing what mainstream America would consider “shocking” fashion and manufacturing “boundary pushing” stage shows. It’s nearly impossible to take her seriously as an artist, because, truly— what exactly is her art these days? She’s long since abandoned the singing chops and musical ability she had when she was just Stefani Germanotta and has since replaced those things with layers of makeup, fucked-up head wear and vague mission statements about bucking societal norms.

But after watching her promos for Saturday Night Live, where she’ll be acting as host and musical guest this weekend, it became clear that she’s quite likable when her performance is understated, when she’s using her smarts — instead of flash — to make an audience react. Watch how she showcases a great dry wit alongside SNL veteran Kenan Thompson.

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  • scoopie77

    She’s so confident there. I think she’s doing to do a great job. But it will be fun to see however it goes.

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