Tag archive for ‘SNL’
By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

SNL cut jokes about sexual predator Harvey Weinstein in the wake of the scandal

This past Saturday’s episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” was shockingly silent about Harvey Weinstein, the leftist Hollywood producer who is at the center of 30 years of sexual misconduct More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Michael Cohen calls out Chelsea Handler’s anti-immigrant, divisive remarks

Michael Cohen, doesn’t think Chelsea is so funny. “Shame on Chelsea Handler for attacking our first lady in such a despicable manner,” he told Page Six. “Don’t be fooled by her accent. Melania is bright More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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SNL’s Katie Rich suspended after twitter attack on Barron Trump, Chelsea Clinton responds

Katie Rich, a writer for Saturday Night Live, has been suspended from her position at that show after a tweet mocked Barron Trump, drawing widespread criticisms. Hillary Clinton’s daughter posted a response More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Pat Boone calls out SNL ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ parody as offensive to Christians, Jews, gays, ‘feeding cynicism’

Pat Boone says Saturday Night Live parody skit about God’s Not Dead 2 is offensive to Christians, Jews and homosexuals, and thinks the long-running show is feeding cynicism in America. “I think a general antipathy More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

ColorofChange group protests Donald Trump hosting SNL, his ‘dangerous racism and xenophobia’ platform

More than 30,000 ColorOfChange members have joined the call demanding NBC cancel Donald Trump’s November 7th appearance on Saturday Night Live. Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of ColorOfChange.org issued the More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 17th, 2015

‘Trainwreck’ review: Hysterical comedy, Bill Hader and Lebron James shine

Trainwreck, a romantic comedy opening July 17th in theaters, tells the story of a habitual one-night-stand career girl who can’t fathom the thought of ever settling down with just one person. The predictable plot More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Melissa Benoist addresses ‘Supergirl’ critics, fans haven’t seen ‘Kara kicking butt’

Supergirl star Melissa Benoist went on the offensive to address the early criticisms levelled at the new show, including comparisons to that Saturday Night Live Black Widow sketch. Some critics drew unfavorable More...

By Guest Author On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

‘Furious 7’ pours on the action but offers little else

Opening in theaters on April 3rd, Furious 7 is a testosterone-packed action film that takes the Hot Wheels playtime of little boys, drops a hint of a story line into it, and splashes it onto the big screen. If you More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

‘Ghostbusters 3’ set with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and two SNL alum

Fans have been clamoring for years to get another Ghostbusters film in theaters and now they will get their wish. Director Paul Feig went even further, announcing the cast and that the film will open in 2016. Deadline More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Saturday Night Live skit targets ‘grass roots activist’ for shutting down Planned Parenthood

In a skit more politically charged than designed for humor, ‘grass-roots activist’ Bruce discovers he’s the only male at a jewelry party with his date, played by Lena Durham. While the jabs at Bruce are endless, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Audio book Review: Billy Crystal shines in ‘Still Foolin Em’

Billy Crystal has become a household name and his autobiography and “essays” in Still Foolin Em chronicles the ups-and-downs, the laughs and great interactions with some of the greatest entertainers More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Miley Cyrus, NFL Football crush Obamacare, government shutdown in battle for Americans’ interest

While Obamacare and the government shutdown may affect millions and millions of lives and have long lasting effects on lives, pop culture and sports still dominates the public’s eye. Infowars.com detailed how More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Comedian Norm MacDonald considers deactivating twitter account after Atheists attack

Comedian and former “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Norm Macdonald stirred up a Sunday evening hornet’s nest with a series of tweets and replies on religion, tolerance, and respect for people of faith. Now MacDonald More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Justin Timberlake as Elton John paying tribute to Hugo Chavez pulled from online VIDEO

Justin Timberlake opened this week’s SNL as Elton John paying tribute to Hugo Chavez with this version of Candle In The Wind. Possibly the clip is full of too many truths and not enough jokes as the skit isn’t More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, November 19th, 2012

Chris Christie jokes about Hurricane Sandy on SNL, ‘gonna die in this fleece’

New Jersey’s governor, Chris Christie, joined Seth Meyer on SNL’s “Weekend Update” desk to dole out a few thank you’s to everyone involved in Hurricane Sandy recovery. “I’d More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Bill Murray talks ‘Ghostbusters 3,’ the new script on his desk

While the Howard Stern Show promoting the DVD release of Get Low, Bill Murray finally opening discussed the possibilities of a Ghostbusters 3 film, especially since Ivan Reitman confirmed the script has been written and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Christmas Memories part 3: The Triangle and a Christmas play

Sometime around first grade we all begin our careers as guinea pigs for the elementary school Christmas concert and/or play. “Up on the Housetop” is the most vivid memory for me and my brief musical More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 13th, 2003

CrossGen, Fables, Little Chocolate Donuts, Paula Abdul’s butt print, Keanu Reeve’s underwear

CrossGen gets recognition: Recent articles in the June’s Cinescape, BPM (the magazine of “The Electronic Lifestyle”) and the May 26 issue of Publisher’s Weekly (“The International More...



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