Topic: SNL

SNL‘s New Cast: Who Will Pass As Which Race This Season

SNLâs New Cast: Who Will Pass As Which Race This Season

As I hope you’re aware, if you saw the delightfully nip-slippy promosSaturday Night Live returns tomorrow night with host Tina Fey and musical guest Arcade Fire and we. are. excited. The show lost a bunch of performers last year: Jason SudeikisFred Armisen, and Bill Hader all left the show, Seth Meyerwill be leaving early next year to host Late Night, and Tim Robinson is being moved to the writing staff. So that’s five white guys leaving the show, and with all the backlash SNL has been getting lately about its lack of diversity, I just knew that it would be replacing those dudes with some people of color. I just knew it. More »

SNL Brings Moving Tribute To Victims In Place Of Intro Monologue

SNL Brings Moving Tribute To Victims In Place Of Intro Monologue

I, like millions of people, have found myself feeling devastated over what happened last week. It is impossibly hard to turn on the news, I can’t open the newspaper and I keep crying spontaneously. Nevertheless, sometimes that is both all right and appropriate; in the case of Sandy Hook, in fact, it makes complete sense. Sometimes, no matter how much we need to smile, it just isn’t quite time to do so yet, and Saturday’s episode introduction of Saturday Night Live reminded me that sometimes, we need to be sad and feel it fully. More »