I've always kind of had a love/hate relationship with Kristen Wiig's brand of humor. There are very few women who commit to comedy as much as she does...But on the other hand, as her years as an SNL cast-member have shown, it can become too much, with her tendency of mugging and overall having a SERIOUS vibe of trying too hard...She managed to avoid that with her first hosting appearance a few years back...But this time, I think I was reminded a little too much why I learned to hate her while she was a cast-member...
The only notable characters of hers that were reprised were two of her worst...The actress in the "Secret Word" sketch and the lady who gets overly-excited about preparing surprises are harsh reminders of one of SNL's darkest eras, where arguably the two biggest issues with the ...Read more
It's been a rough week for many Americans, I'm sure. I was one of many who was almost certain that Hillary Clinton had it in the bag...But as the election results have shown...well...Perhaps the DNC shouldn't have put all of their eggs in one basket...While I certainly preferred Hillary as the next president over Trump, she wasn't exactly the most ideal candidate either...These results show how fed up America is at the system (and yes, I'm sure there are SOME people who voted Trump out of sheer racism and/or misogyny, but we really shouldn't generalize...)
While this means electing somebody who honestly couldn't be less qualified for the position, it should serve as a valuable lesson to people everywhere, on BOTH sides of the political spectrum: When electing a president, qualifications come first...Don't put those ...Read more
"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!" Saturday Night Live is a sketch comedy show that has run since the fall of 1975. Many now-famous actors and actresses such as Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Martin Short, Damon Wayans, Joan Cusack, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Miller, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz, Conan O'Brien, Mike Myers, Ben Stiller, David Spade, Chris Farley, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, Norm MacDonald, Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg, and Kristen Wiig got their start from Saturday Night Live. SNL is still unique amongst other sketch shows because of the fact that it has always been live. Also known as: "NBC's Saturday Night" from October 11, 1975 to July 31, 1976. "Saturday Night" from September 18, 1976 to March 19, 1977. "Saturday Night Live" since March 26, 1977. "Good night and have a pleasant tomorrow!"moreless