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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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SNL fails, even with well-loved Anna Faris as host

SNL fails, even with well-loved Anna Faris as host

By | October 16, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 8 comments

If you combined all the great sketches from the first four episodes of Saturday Night Live this season you would have yourself one damn funny episode of Saturday Night Live. Unfortunately, the gems have been spread over four weeks. And that, my friends, makes for a...

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Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

By | October 12, 2011 at 10:09 am | No comments

By the time this week's Saturday Night Live airs, What's Your Number? will have been in theaters across the country for three weeks. From a marketing standpoint, it's not exactly the best time for Anna Faris, the star of said movie, to host the show this Saturday. But hosting...

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SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

By | October 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments

After last week’s mostly-terrible effort from Saturday Night Live, I was confident this one, hosted by Ben Stiller, would prove to be a clear comeback for the show. The best I can say about last night’s episode was that it wasn’t worse than its previous week. And because...

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