In the new edition of the SNL oral history "Live From New York," former vice presidential hopeful and current drunk lady in a wig Sarah Palin reveals that she was none too happy with Tina Fey's iconic portrayal of her in the lead-up to the 2008 election. "I know that they portrayed me as an idiot, and I hated that,"…
Robert De Niro can elicit whoops of approval from a crowd simply by walking into a room and smiling confidently, but crinkly eyes and swagger do not a perfect Saturday Night Live appearance make.
Anne Hathaway! Florence and the Machine! Abby Elliott actually appearing in sketches! Fred Armisen being funny! I didn't want to put my mouth on Seth Meyers' mouth so he wouldn't talk! This week's SNL was markedly better than last week's.
Despite Scarlett Johansson's surprisingly likable turn as host of this week's show, all of the accents, accents, accents in the world couldn't save it from being a fairly forgettable episode.
There's an exciting rumor going around comedy circles today: that well-regarded comedian Jessi Klein, 34, has been hired (mid-season!) on the writing staff at SNL. Could the tide be turning for women writers in late night?
Fred Armisen has gotten some flak for playing Barack Obama in blackface on Saturday Night Live, but let's face it: He's good at it. GQ interviewed Armisen, who says he never got shit for playing New York Governor David Paterson — "And he’s blind! I’ve done Prince—an African-American. And nothing. There’s something…