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Jason Segel, the Muppets and more lead to a satisfying episode of SNL

Jason Segel, the Muppets and more lead to a satisfying episode of SNL

By | November 20, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments

This week, Saturday Night Live followed up last week's success with an equally strong episode that found Jason Segel as host-- with a little help from his Muppet friends, of course. The movie comes out on Wednesday, after all. I feel like we saw more Vanessa Bayer and Jay...

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Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson marries in an aquarium!

Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson marries in an aquarium!

By | November 14, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

If you caught Saturday Night Live this weekend, you might have noticed Kenan Thompson showing off a new addition to his left hand. The 33-year-old actor married model Christina Evangeline (that's her to the right) on Friday – 11/11/11 – in probably the coolest,...

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Emma Stone hosts Saturday Night Live’s ballsiest episode of the season

Emma Stone hosts Saturday Night Live’s ballsiest episode of the season

By | November 13, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 10 comments

With last week's Charlie Day-hosted episode, Saturday Night Live was coming off a relatively strong showing. The question then, this week was-- would the sketch series be able to at least keep the laughs at last week's level? And the answer is, yes. So if you're keeping track of...

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Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

By | November 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Earlier this week, Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond appeared on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross to promote his new heart-wrenching memoir God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem. You can...

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The sexual tension between Emma Stone and Fred Armisen is palpable in new SNL promos

The sexual tension between Emma Stone and Fred Armisen is palpable in new SNL promos

By | November 9, 2011 at 10:12 am | No comments

Coming off the heels of a strong Charlie Day-hosted episode last weekend, Saturday Night Live returns this week with host Emma Stone (yay!) and musical guest Coldplay (Boo! And not the Halloween kind). In these just-released promos for the show, Stone and Fred Armisen address us...

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Charlie Day helps SNL deliver its best episode since the season premiere

Charlie Day helps SNL deliver its best episode since the season premiere

By | November 6, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments

A few weeks off-air seems to have done good for the crew at Saturday Night Live. Not since this season's premiere with host Alec Baldwin has the show delivered such a competent episode. Last night's effort found underdog Charlie Day -- co-star of FX's ensemble cult hit, It's...

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Video: Darrell Hammond opens up about psych wards, abuse and “soul-killing” drugs

Video: Darrell Hammond opens up about psych wards, abuse and “soul-killing” drugs

By | October 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments

Yesterday, we printed a few short excerpts from Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond's upcoming book, God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem (out Nov. 8). But today, we get an even deeper...

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Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

By | October 18, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

After a couple of lackluster episodes hosted by established comedy vets Ben Stiller and Anna Faris, the next few weeks offer us a fresh set of Saturday Night Live hosts. After two weeks of reruns, we’re treated to a Nov. 5 show hosted by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia...

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Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

By | October 17, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments

With shows like Louie, Arrested Development, and The Office having emerged within the last 10 years, it’s safe to say that scripted television comedy is at an apex – at least for the time being. But even considering all the brilliant writing that’s happened on these shows...

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