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Betty White is funny, yes, but can we stop with the whole 'it's funny because you'd never expect an old lady to say that' thing?

By | September 16, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments

I love Betty White. I really do. And not in that way that everybody loves her now because she was on Saturday Night Live and that Snickers commercial and Hot in Cleveland and that movie with Kristen Bell and whatever else. I love her because she was one-fifth of the main cast of...

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SNL, 30 Rock honcho Lorne Michaels to be honored at Emmys

By | June 15, 2010 at 8:47 pm | No comments

For his 35 years at the helm of Saturday Night Live as well as launching a great many movie careers (and wholly changing the face of television comedy), Lorne Michaels will be honored with the International Emmy Directorate Award. "With Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels...

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Tina Fey to be presented with comedy award; Cosby, Carlin, Pryor are past honorees

By | May 26, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments

Tina Fey has recently been announced to be the 2010 recipient of the highly prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor; making her the youngest recipient ever for the award. She’s set to receive the prize Nov. 9 in Washington D.C., in a ceremony that in the past has seen...

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Carolines breakout artist: Colin Jost

By | May 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Print this page out to get $5 off admission to Colin Jost's show at Carolines on May 25. Get more ticket info here. World famous comedy venue Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine have joined forces to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series. Each Tuesday, at...

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Alec Baldwin proves funny and familiar on Saturday Night Live

By | May 18, 2010 at 9:10 am | No comments

Watching the season finale of Saturday Night Live felt a lot like lunch the day after Thanksgiving… slapping together a bunch of odds and ends, reheating leftovers, adding a few new ingredients to turn that same turkey into a turkey salad sandwich. I’m by no means saying it...

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As expected, Betty White rules on Saturday Night Live

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

Everything old was golden again for this week’s historic Saturday Night Live. Anticipation for host Betty White was sky-high. The hype, for a lesser star, could have meant disaster for the show. As you’ll see, the writers took the easy way out. The lines they wrote weren’t...

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Betty White, Kristen Wiig SNL video promo goes live

By | May 5, 2010 at 2:20 pm | No comments

This Saturday is the day-- the day the Internet masses have been waiting for. Betty White will host Saturday Night Live. And a new promo just hit the NBC site featuring the Golden Girl and show favorite Kristen Wiig. Of course, White plays to her adorable attributes perfectly....

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Your first glimpse of Betty White on Saturday Night Live

By | April 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Here’s a video promo for Betty White’s upcoming, long-awaited, ultra-hyped Saturday Night Live episode – the gig she landed after the insistence of a massive, fan-based Facebook campaign. She’ll host a special Mothers’ Day episode on May 8 with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler,...

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Gabourey Sidibe hosts a strong Saturday Night Live, complete with lots of cast giggles

By | April 26, 2010 at 10:16 am | One comment

The great thing about having a brand new star as the host of Saturday Night Live is the sense of anticipation for what is ultimately completely unpredictable. The opening monologue, a sassy musical number to the tune of Betty Everett’s “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His...

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