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Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

By | September 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm | One comment

One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it's magical. When it's bad, it's not just bad-- it's excruciating to watch. And...

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Saturday Night Live hires two new writers, Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes (Videos)

Saturday Night Live hires two new writers, Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes (Videos)

By | January 8, 2014 at 6:06 pm | No comments

After announcing earlier this week that it has (finally) hired a black female cast member, Sasheer Zamata, Saturday Night Live hired two new black, female writers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes will join the talented staff of the...

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Leslie Jones: Just wants to make you laugh

By | March 15, 2010 at 11:32 am | No comments

Katt Williams was just looking for another female comic for his now-legendary It's Pimpin Pimpin tour. What he got was Leslie Jones, a powerhouse presence onstage. The proof is in her new DVD Problem Child. Comedian Leslie Jones has no reason to be intimidated by the...

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