Saturday Night Live
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
By Scott Ross
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
It was the year of the Apple computer, Saturday Night Live, the Ramones, Rocky, and a presidential candidate who hung out with rock stars. Writer David Browne tells us why 1976 was the year that "the counter-culture became the culture."
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
If there’s one sound that characterizes the Saturday Night Live opening theme, it’s that wailing, fluttering and occasionally ear-splitting lead tenor sax. Lenny Pickett has been playing those legendary solos with the SNL band for almost 30 years – and he’s been the band’s musical director for almost 20. He gives us a glimpse of life behind the scenes at SNL -- and shares with us a Pick Three.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the campaign’s home stretch while on Culture Gabfest, the panelists talk about the 40th anniversary of "Free To Be … You and Me" and the Saturday Night Live debate send-up.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
As Saturday Night Live's head writer and host of the show's "Weekend Update" segment, Seth Meyers eagerly awaits the presidential election every four years. In 2008, his first year as head writer, Meyers and SNL alum Tina Fey co-wrote the show's award-winning parodies of Sarah Palin.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has flexed his comedy muscle in the past, but has never been offered the coveted honor of hosting "Saturday Night Live." Flanked by "Saturday Night Live" head writer Seth Meyers, the mayor said Tuesday that he’s “deeply hurt” that he has never been offered the gig.
Monday, April 30, 2012
By Jeff Yang : IAFC Blogger
My campaign has determined with a reasonably high degree of significance that accepting your invitation would make me - Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney look “spontaneous” and “fun.”
Saturday, October 16, 2004
Amy Poehler is an actor and comedian. She became a featured player on Saturday Night Live in 2001, and officially joined the cast in 2002. Her impersonations of celebrities like Kelly Ripa, Sharon Stone and Sharon Osbourne have become SNL favorites. Poehler also performs with the Upright Citizens ...