We're Lindifferent to Lindsanity; Watch Lindsay Lohan's SNL Promos (VIDEO)

America’s little cautionary tale Lindsay Lohan has nothing to promote at the moment—her next project, InAPPropriate Comedy, will premiere sometime in 2012 on what we can only assume from that title are “smartphones everywhere”—but that isn’t stopping her from hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. (It’s at moments like these that we like to gently remind SNL that none of our five dream hosts have yet been booked for the 2011-12 Season. Sofia Vergara? Donald Glover? Adam Scott? Anyone?)

Anyway, while it’s a nice gesture of Lorne Michaels to give Lohan yet another stab at a comeback, I kind of have a problem with this. For two related reasons: 1) There will be no comeback for Lindsay Lohan, because 2) Lindsay Lohan isn’t particularly talented. Now before you yell “MEAN GIRLS!” I will concede that Mean Girls is a great movie, but can you name another great Lindsay Lohan movie? Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen? Just My Luck? A Prairie Home Companion? Georgia Rule? I Know Who Killed Me? Granted the only one of those I’ve actually seen is A Prairie Home Companion, because Robert Altman is a genius, but even a genius has a stinker once in a while, and that one was definitely it. Too bad it had to be his last. So the way I see it with Lindsay at this point, having exhausted every opportunity to win back her good graces in the public eye and get her career back on track, she really only has one option: Do a network sitcom, a la Zooey Deschanel. Except Zooey is a great screwball actress who is genuinely likable. Lindsay is just sort of this burnt-out Hollywood party hag who will never front a hit sitcom, unless it’s one of those fake-reality-show sitcoms that spoofs her own image, like Fat Actress, and even then the show is doomed to failure.

In the meantime, here are the SNL promos starring Lindsay and Kenan Thompson. Obviously, they aren’t funny, but you may find them interesting to watch for sociological and historical reasons. For example, did you realize this will be her fourth time hosting SNL? Well it is!

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Mar 02, 2012
This will be a trainwreck.
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Mar 01, 2012
Adam Scott would be awesome!



FOUR times? And I still wonder why SNL sucks 9 times out of 10? She's looking a bit... worn. In fact she looks like Hilary Devey and that isn't a good thing if you are under 30.
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Mar 01, 2012
Seriously, I thought she died! LL is soooooo yesterday!

And she is NOT aging gracefully!!!!
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Mar 01, 2012
Wow what is with all the negativity? I personally like Lindsay and most of her works from before the last few years were pretty great. Sure she made mistakes and still has some struggles to over come. It certainly doesn't help having a family like hers and no real support system of people who genuinely care and whom she respects. Lindsay has an amazing photogenic quality and I hope things do start looking up for her. I'm glad there are those still in the industry willing to give her a chance, because we all deserve forgiveness and another chance. That said I think the promos were kind of funny, but not All That!
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Mar 01, 2012
you like her personally? really? coz shes such a good person and upstanding woman??

hahahaha
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Mar 01, 2012
Perhaps she will do another technology hump sketch. Honestly, there is no rational reason why I like them so much.
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Mar 01, 2012
I didn't think Just My Luck was that bad.. and her Labor Pains straight-to-video movie had funny moments..



while I think her first episode and maybe her 2nd were great, this will be another episode I'll skip though. I always thought hosting SNL was an honor they give somebody relevant and popular at the time.. that's not Lindsay anymore
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Mar 01, 2012
Personally I just thought Just My Luck and A Prairie Home whatever were just bad movies themselves? Besides that, she also has the parent trap and Freaky Friday, which were good movies IMO and before her druggie stuff.

That said yeah I'm not a big fan of her.
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Mar 01, 2012
I for one am really excited to see this.

The first episode she hosted still holds up as one of the last decade, at least for me.

Why people are judging her based on her personal life instead of her previous hosting gigs is beyond me.
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Mar 01, 2012
Also I wish the public would put 'forgive" back in their vocabularies.
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Mar 01, 2012
Lighten up. Yes, there are more deserving people (anyone from Community) who should host, but these promos were funny and the episode will be too, even though Lindsay looks Botoxed when she probably isn't.
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Mar 01, 2012
NBC doesn't like Canada.

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Mar 01, 2012
UK as well
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Mar 01, 2012
If there was ever a perfect example of why not to use drugs Miss Lohan is it. She looks 50 and I believe she is only 25.



I agree with you Seth, there are so many other deserving actors and actresses that warrant hosting SNL. Personally i would also like to see Donald Glover host. I mean what more does the man have to do, he has a great show, did a great comedy hour and has a hit record. But more than that I would like to see the whole cast of Community host SNL, they are all extremely talented and could do something that NBC can't seem to do. Which is open Community up to a larger audience to see how truly great it actually is.



I disagree with the sitcom for Lohan. She isn't funny, she isn't talented and she isn't stable enough to do a weekly show. Unless some moron exec wants to do a 2 1/2 women and she plays the Sheen role.
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