You can always count on Sen. Ted Cruz to lead the charge, even if it sometimes turns out he didn't entirely understand what he was charging toward (read: the Lorne Michaels bit about corporations, most of what he said about Obamacare, ect.). This week Cruz was ready with a neo-classic Cruz response ... More >>
Watching the Saturday Night Live Christmas special last week, I was reminded how the show has revered -- and skewered -- the holiday season over the years. From Adam Sandler's "Hanukkah Song" to Alec Baldwin's "Schweddy Balls," the show's churned out enough holiday-themed material to keep us laughin ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
Responds is probably the wrong word to use when you consider the long rebuttal Jackson wrote regarding Gus Garcia-Roberts profile on the former SNL cast member that ran this week in Village Voice publications including the Houston Press. Jackson claims that Garcia-Roberts wrote things that were fal ... More >>
Paul Simon dressed as a turkey on Saturday Night Live in 1976. Duh. Today Paul Simon, acclaimed solo artist and the much shorter half of Simon & Garfunkel, turns 70 years old. The singer, who just released So Beautiful or So What back in April, has been a key link in bringing African and isla ... More >>
We know we're not supposed to admit this -- "Saturday Night Live sucks!!!" and all that -- but we kinda like the MacGruber sketches. They're short, unlike too many SNL skits dragged out beyond all point, and -- what can we say? -- they're usually funny.Now, however, we are dealing with MacGruber th ... More >>
Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seem the least bit invested in their surrogate mommy comedy
Talking smack wreaks high school havoc in Mean Girls
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
The Kids in the Hall
Carrey craftily channels Kaufman, but is the late comedian worthy of a lofty bio-pic?
Chicago star has come a long way from sitcoms