Sex Workers and Herpes Are Punchlines For SNL's Sexual Assault Jokes 

“Problematic!!!” disclaimer here (I know, it’s tired): but it’s still saddening to see people in poverty and/or with a very common stigmatized incurable virus lumped in with sexual predators. Last night’s SNL’s well-intended “Grabbies” skit, an Oscars for Hollywood’s rapists and harassers, was tinged as per usual with…

36 Former Women Staffers At SNL Release Statement in Support of Sen. Al Franken

In a statement released Tuesday morning, 36 former women staffers of SNL “stood up” for Sen. Al Franken, who worked on and off for the show from its premiere in 1975 to 1995. “What Al did was stupid and foolish, and we think it was appropriate for him to apologize to Ms. Tweeden, and to the public,” the statement…

Dave Chappelle Reportedly Regrets Saying He Was Going to Give Trump a Chance

In November, during the first post-election SNL, Dave Chappelle devoted much of his 11-minute monologue to Donald Trump. He joked about the the then-president-elect, calling him an “internet troll” at one point, but concluded on a serious note: “I’m wishing Donald Trump luck, and I’m gonna give him a chance, and we,…

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