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Why SNL’s Black Jeopardy sketch with Tom Hanks was perfect (VIDEO)

Why SNL’s Black Jeopardy sketch with Tom Hanks was perfect (VIDEO)

By | October 23, 2016 at 7:37 pm | No comments

Depending on what side of the political fence you're on, you may be thinking that Saturday Night Live has been killing it so far this season. Their comedy coverage of the three presidential debates starring Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton and Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump (the...

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Leslie Jones celebrates birthday, returns to Twitter after hack, says ‘thanks to my fans and friends!’

Leslie Jones celebrates birthday, returns to Twitter after hack, says ‘thanks to my fans and friends!’

By | September 9, 2016 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna tweet? Well, you can tweet Leslie Jones again, because the Ghostbusters star is back on social media. The Saturday Night Live favorite disappeared from Twitter and Snapchat following a website hack -- currently under...

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Ghostbusters Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones Proton Pack ready

Ghostbusters Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones Proton Pack ready

By | January 28, 2015 at 2:44 pm | No comments

Paul Feig announced on Tuesday the cast of the new Ghostbusters reboot. Bridesmaids alums Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will suit up with Saturday Night Live cast members Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones to catch some ghosts in 2016. Deadline reports that the contracts are...

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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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