This one is my favorite:
Problem Description: In a skit, a cast member said “fucking”. I’d also like to complain that Saturday Night Live is not funny.
Linked to boing-boing because who really wants to open a PDF file in their browser?
What you see the next morning may not always be what was broadcast the previous night.
Profile of former SNL cast member (and Al Yankovic love interest (in UHF (and maybe real life))) and her journey from gymnastic stand-up to conservative talking head.
Also note the parallels between SNL’s Weekend Update, Politically Incorrect and Dennis Miller Live.
I’d embed here, but it’s disabled. But click through, you’ll probably think it’s funny like I did.
I think this is the Cosmic Thing era.
Show business sucks.
Via Jay Parkinson.
I think this was shortly after Ghostbusters came out.
She’s got an onion on her belt, which was the style at the time.
The first time they made fun of Paterson the governor released a statement criticizing SNL at having a laugh at the expense of those with disabilities.
Still, I think that Armisen’s portrayal of Paterson is one of the funniest recurring characters on Weekend Update in some time. Paterson’s appearance here shows that after about two years he’s a good sport about it.
Great line at about 4:30 too.